'Northwoods' children’s book author at bookstore Feb 29

February 29, 2020

Fond du Lac born and raised author Jaime Hardgrove will sell and sign copies of her vibrant new children’s book, “JJ Goes to the Northwoods,” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 29, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St.

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Story of worst Navy disaster Feb 20

February 20, 2020

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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ADVOCAP’s Bohn to talk about Head Start Feb 13

February 13, 2020

Lorri Bohn from ADVOCAP’s Head Start will talk about the unique program at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Community Chat program 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. The program is free. No registration required.

Head Start is a 55-year-old federal pr...

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Printmakers at gallery Feb 5-Mar 3

February 5, 2020

The Printmakers will exhibit their works February 5 through March 3 at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery. The public is invited to an artists’ reception 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the gallery. Refreshments will be ...

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Idea Studio programs for Feb 2020

February 1, 2020
  • Sturgeons at the Idea Studio, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. Drop in at the Idea Studio to make-and-take a personalized 3-D printed sturgeon key chain, color sturgeon coloring sheets and warm up with more arts-and-crafty activities. Free. No regis...

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Feb 2020 programs for kids & teens

February 1, 2020

For kids:

  • Playtime Pals, 10-10:45 a.m. every Monday. For young children and their caregivers. It’s cold outside: meet every Monday for cozy indoor playtime fun. Free. No registration.
  • Sturgeon Spectacular Scavenger Hunt, all day Feb. 5-Feb. 1...

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Library does Sturgeon Spectacular

February 1, 2020
  • Lake Winnebago Interactive Trivia, all February long. Think you know a lot about the state’s biggest lake? How about its biggest fish? Test your knowledge with a lift-the-flap trivia quiz in the library lobby. Free. No registration.
  • Sturgeon Sp...

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Big History examines American Revolution 1777-78

January 29, 2020

Every Wednesday night at the Fond du Lac Public Library, Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender take a deep dive into a crucial year in the American Revolution. The duo’s nine-week series will capture all the drama at 6 p.m. weekly Wednesdays Jan. 29...

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What’s Cooking Cookbook Club starts Jan 28

January 28, 2020

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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Start the New Year right at Jan 25 Wellness Expo

January 25, 2020

Many of us will face the New Year with the same resolution: get healthier. Fortunately, there are abundant resources to help, and the Fond du Lac Public Library is gathering them under one roof at the Wellness Expo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday,...

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