Summer Reading Program Events
Little Fizzers (Pre-school) Simply Stories: 12:30 p.m. Thursday and 10: 15 a.m. Tuesday. 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. Summer reading program registration is not required.
Story time – Some Dog: 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. Summer Reading Program registration is not required.
Read to a therapy dog: 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Several dogs will be at the library for students to read to for about 10 to 15 minutes each. Summer Reading Program Registration required.
Fun with Food: 10:15 a.m. Today. A program for preschoolers and their caretakers that includes activities and a healthy snack. The program is part of the nutrition program by North Dakota State University Extension Service. Registration is required.
Fizz, Boom, Read! (K-5) Craft: 1:30 p.m. Monday. Pot painting. Supplies will be provided and a door prize drawing will be held. Summer Reading Program Registration is required.
Cookie Decorating (K-5): at 1:30 p.m. and grades 6-8 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Each student will have two cookies to decorate with instructions from a master decorator. Summer Reading Program Registration required.
Spark a Reaction (Grades 6-8) Craft: 3:30 p.m. Monday. Learn quilting techniques and make a project.
Summer Reading Program registration is required.
Literary Elements: Decoupage Vases (high school age to adults): 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. How to make the old new again. Some vases are available, but participants can bring their own. Summer Reading Program is required.
Garden Club: 10:15 a.m. July 23. The garden is part of a program presented by Nikki Johnson with the Youth Nutrition program, NDSU-Cass County Office.
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. Visit the exhibit (upper level of the library) during library hours.
Genealogy: Noon and 4 p.m. Saturday. Bring projects or just ask questions.
Knitty Giddy: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. New and experienced crafters are welcome. Bring supplies.
Video Gaming: 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Two hours of fun with many video games, LEGOs and Kinects available to play.
Friday Morning Movie: 10:30 a.m. Friday. “Lightning Thief” (PG, 118 minutes)
Announcements: The library is now on summer schedule and will be closed Sundays.