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Library News (Aug. 27)

Special events

Puppy Hop: 11 a.m. today. Make personal puppy ears and dance to music on bubble wrap. Light refreshments included.

Regular events

“West Fargo: Looking Back, Looking Forward”: An exhibit features an illustrated timeline of the history of West Fargo and includes a few peeks at what lies ahead. (Exhibit is on the upper level of the library.)

Genealogy: Historical Center is closed Saturday, but will reopen from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 30.

Knitty Giddy: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. New and experienced crafters are welcome. Bring supplies.

Ham radio: 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. Sessions are open to adults and accompanied children interested in learning more about ham radio.

Friday morning movie: 10:30 a.m. Friday. “Little Mermaid, Ariel’s Beginning.” (G, 77 minutes)

Simply Stories: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday and 12:30 p.m. Thursday. This session is geared for lap babies and preschoolers and is just stories – no crafts. For stories and simple make-and-take crafts, visit the library at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Registration is not required.

Story time – Fun on the Farm: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Story times are geared for preschool through first-grade-age children and their caretakers. Day cares are welcome, but for groups larger than five, please call ahead to (701) 433-5460. Registration is not required.

Upcoming events

Grandparents’ Day Surprise: 1:30 p.m. Sept. 6.

Bring a photo or two to make a wall hanging for a special “grand.” All ages welcome.

One Book, One Community Event – Memories Photo Album: 7 p.m. Sept. 11.

An opportunity for a family project. Participants should bring three to four photos and will learn how make a memory album.

One Book, One Community Event – “The Orphan Train” (film): 2 p.m. Sept. 13. Viewing of the film that documents the 1850s through 1929 when the Children’s Aid Society in New York sent more than 150,000 homeless children to foster families in the West. The film includes interviews from survivors and century-old letters from the children.


The library will be closed Sept. 1 and will be open Sundays starting Sept. 7 from 1 to 5 p.m.

The Homework Center will be open from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on school days (Monday through Thursday) starting Sept. 2.