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Library News (Jan. 8)

Special Events:

Preschool Blast Party! - Monday, January 13, 2014 at 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. - Preschoolers, Blast in the New Year at this library party. Decorate your own personal cup that will be yours to keep, dance to tunes, and enjoy a snack! This fun program is geared for preschoolers with their caretakers. Please pre-register by calling the library at 701-433-5460 or stop by Library Service Desk. Limit of 15— Register soon!

West Fargo: Looking Back, Looking Forward - This exhibit features an illustrated timeline of the history of West Fargo and includes a few peeks at what lies ahead. Visit the exhibit (upper level of the Library) during Library hours.

Regular Events:

Genealogy - Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Are you ready to explore your family’s history? We’ll help! Bring your projects or just ask questions!

Knitty Giddy Group - Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Do you like to crochet or knit? This adult group invites adults to join them anytime! Bring your own supplies. Lots of help for new crafters and those who need a refresher.

Ham Radio Operators-RRRA - Wednesday, January 08, 2014 at 6:45 p.m. Are you interested in preparing for Technician and General Licenses in Ham Radio Operating?

Sessions are open to all adults and children (with attending adult) wanting to learn more about ham radio operating. Contact the library for further information. Phone: 701-433-5460

Creative Corner - Wednesday, January 08, 2014 at 12:30 to 1:00 p.m.Explore your creative side and enrich your afternoon. Make a simple craft at the library. This program is open to all adults and no registration is required.

Video Gaming - Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Try out our new video games! Two hours of friend and family time, snacks included. Free and open to all ages.

New Release Movie – The Internship - Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Recently released to the public! Two long-time friends in their thirties, team up to “reboot” their obsolete careers. A comedy with a message, “Never give up!” Rated (PG-13)

Friday Morning Movie – Dora Saves the Snow Princess - Friday, January 10, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Our little Spanish girlfriend jumps into a storybook to save royalty from the mean person who is holding her in a tower. Full of adventure and fun! Rated E.

Simply Stories - Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:15 a.m. Bring your little ones to the library and enjoy two stories! This session is geared for lap babies and preschoolers. Unlike our regular storytimes, this program is just stories – no crafts. If you’re looking for stories and simple make-and-take crafts, come to the library Tuesdays at 1:30 or Thursdays at 6:30.

Storytime - Welcome to the wonderful world of stories & make-and-take crafts! Story times are geared for preschool through 1st grade age children and their caretakers. Daycares are welcome, but if your group is larger than 5, please call ahead so we have enough crafting supplies. (701) 433-5460

Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. – Winter Fun

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. – Plenty of Penguins

Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. – Snowmen at Night

Upcoming Events:

Paper Quilling- Winter Days- Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Celebrate Winter Days at this craft event! All supplies are included. (Instructor: Tammy Kapaun) Registration is required by calling the library or stopping by the library’s service desk.

Friendship Bracelets-Winter Days - Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Bring in the “New Year”. Make “new” friends but keep the old. Create unique braided bracelets. Simple, easy, fun, and free! All supplies provided.

Tech Class - Intro to Computers- Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. This class is geared toward people with ZERO computer experience. By the end of the class, you will be able to: log in and out of the computer, open up programs and browse the internet.


Closings due to winter weather or other emergencies will be posted on our website and also on WDAY.

The Homework Center is closed on days when the schools are closed, including vacations and snow days.