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Half-Day Party
1-3:30 pm Fri Dec 6: Half day at school? Party at the library! Play bingo, eat snacks and watch 'Lion King.' Kids ages 6-12 & families. Free.
Visit with Santa
4-7 pm Wed Dec 11: Visit with Santa and Mrs Claus and take a photo. There will be carolers and crafts while you wait. Free. No registration.
Book Hedgies
1-3 pm Sat Dec 14: Create a unique art piece with folded book art. We'll be making hedgehogs out of recycled books. No registration.
Teen Photo Contest
Thur Jan 2 - Wed Apr 1. Submit up to 3 photos (1 per category) to win the "Best in Show" prize of $250. Grades 6-12. For questions, call the Children's desk 920-322-3940.

Nov 15-Dec 23: Donate hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, etc. for local children

View the slide show of the 2020 calendar contest winners

What does a register of deeds do? Find out Dec 5.

Story of worst U.S. Navy disaster 2 pm & 6 pm Thu Jan 16.

Combine love of eating and reading. Registration starts Jan 14.

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Tue, January 28thWhat’s Cooking Cookbook Club starts Jan 28

Combining the love of reading and cooking, the Fond du Lac Public Library is starting a monthly reading club – What’s Cooking – to dig into just a handful of the thousands of great cookbooks, starting with “How to Instant Pot,” at 6 p.m....

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Thu, January 16thStory of worst Navy disaster Jan 16

On July 26, 1945, the battle-scarred USS Indianapolis had just delivered secret cargo to Tinian Island in the Pacific Ocean – parts for Little Boy, the first nuclear weapon ever used in combat. The ship then set out for the Philippines. Halfway ...

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Sat, December 14thChildren's book authors at bookstore Dec 14

Children’s Book Authors: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 14, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St. Husband-and-wife team Kent Barnard and Erin Kant Barnard will sell and sign copies of their new children’s book, “Mom Needs a Dinosaur!” The...

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Thu, December 12thLast-minute help at Yarn Crafters Dec 12

It’s down to the wire: those holiday mittens, scarves and hats aren’t going to knit themselves. Get the help you need at the drop-in Yarn Crafters group 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Yarn Crafters share the hobb...

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Sat, December 7th‘Christmas Off the Beaten Path’ at bookstore Dec 7

Local author Ronnell Kay Gibson will sell and sign copies of the new short-story anthology, “Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path,” 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, December 7, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St.

The collection – Gibson’s...

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Let it snow
6 pm Mon Dec 9: Bring photos from home to make a snowglobe picture frame. Registration starts Nov 25.
Last-minute help
6 pm Thu Dec 12: Bring knitting or crochet projects for help and advice. Everyone welcome.
Children's book authors
10 am-noon Sat Dec 14: Erin and Kent Barnard will sell and sign copies of their children's book book.
Stocking stuffer
Chapter 52 Bookstore gift certificates are perfect for book-loving friends, neighbors, family.