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Library News (June 11)

Summer Reading Program Events

These events are free and open to the public, but registration in the summer reading program is required, except as noted. There are events and activities for all age groups and each age has a special theme. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the Sky Lab, Professor Freeze, Brain Power, and a Magic Show! For full details on events, get a schedule at the library service desk.

Little Fizzers (Preschool) Simply Stories: 10: 15 a.m. June 17. 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 – Spaceships: 1:30 p.m. June 17. 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.

Fizz, Boom, Read! (K-5)Craft: 1:30 p.m. Monday. Create a glow-in-the-dark comet during Space Week while meeting new friends. Summer Reading Program registration is required.

Spark a Reaction (Grades 6-8) Craft: 3:30 p.m. Monday. Express creativity and create a wall hanging. Summer Reading Program registration is required.

Garden Club: 10:15 a.m. Today. Learn and discuss different gardening topics, paint flower pots and plant flowers. Registration is required.

Rockin’ with Rocks: 3:30 p.m. Thursday. There will be interactive games and lots of fun information. Registration is required.

Literary Elements: Blind Date with a Book (high school age – adults): 7 p.m. Monday. Discussion of participants’ blind date with a book. Please visit the library and choose a wrapped book at the service desk, then read and enjoy it. Light refreshments will be provided, and registration is required.

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.

Regular Events:

Genealogy: Noon and 4 p.m. Saturday. Bring projects or just ask questions.

Knitty Giddy: 6:30 p.m. June 17. New and experienced crafters are welcome. Bring supplies.

Friday Morning Movie: 10:30 a.m. Friday. “Sid the Science Kid” Join Sid and his friends as they go around their school, discovering and testing their curiosity. (E, 115 minutes)

Upcoming Events:

Summer Reading Program Event: All Ages Sky Lab. 3 p.m. Thursday. Enter into a sky lab with constellations and information on the planets and stars. While you wait, visit the crafting booth and choose a sand art on outer space project or a mobile.

New Release Movie: “Ender’s Game.” 1:30 p.m. June 21. Students at a specialized school try to discover the one person who would be able to defend our planet against a future alien attack. Popcorn will be available.

Root Beer Floats: 3:30 p.m. June 24. The event is open to all ages and free, while supplies last.

Video Gaming: 3:30 p.m. June 27. Two hours of fun with many video games, LEGOs and Kinects available to play.


The Library is now on summer schedule and will be closed on Sundays.