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Library News (Nov. 20)

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) during library hours.

Affordable Care Act: Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m. Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act? Martha Leclerc from Sanford Heath Speakers Bureau will be here to help you with answers to your questions. Space is limited to the first 30 persons. Register by calling the library at 701-433-5460 or register at the service desk.

Regular Events: Creative Corner: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 12:30 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.

Genealogy: Saturday, Nov. 23, 12 to 4 p.m. Are you ready to explore your family’s history? Receive help. Take your projects or just ask questions.

Ham Radio Operators (RRRA): Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. Open to all adults interested in learning about ham radio operating.

Knitty Giddy Group: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 6:30 p.m. Adults are invited to join this fun group of knitters and crocheters. New and experienced crafters are welcome. Attend with your own supplies. Lots of help to get beginners started. New knitters should take size 8 or 10 needles and yarn. If you’d like to learn to crochet, take a crochet hook and yarn.

New Release Movie - Monsters & Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space: Saturday, Nov. 23, 2 p.m. They are hairy and scary or are they? Creatures from outer space in disguise? Join as the monsters save the earth. An enjoyable afternoon for moviegoers of all ages. Rated (GNR)

Friday Morning Movie – It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: Friday, Nov. 22, 10:30 a.m. It is not a true Thanksgiving celebration without this traditional movie about a boy and his pumpkin dreams. Enjoy a bag of popcorn and this movie.

Simply Stories: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 10:15 a.m. Take your little ones to the library and enjoy two stories. Geared for lap babies and preschoolers. Unlike regular storytimes, this program is just stories – no crafts. If you’re looking for stories and simple make-and-take crafts, visit the library Tuesdays at 1:30 or Thursdays at 6:30.

Storytime: Welcome to the wonderful world of stories and 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, call ahead so there are enough crafting supplies. (701) 433-5460.Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Purple Crayon; Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1:30 to 2 p.m., Kiss, Kiss, Yuck, Yuck.

Upcoming Events: Tech-Create Holiday Newsletters: Monday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. Back by popular demand and just in time for the holiday season. It’s a hands-on workshop night. Create a personal family newsletter as the goal. Take your text and photos to the library, and use Microsoft Publisher to create an impressive document that you can save, print or email. Hurry and register soon.

Santa Visits Library: Saturday, Dec. 7, 2 to 4 p.m. Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa will be visiting the library this afternoon. There will be reading of a Holiday story and making a fun project. All will have an opportunity to visit with the Jolly Old Elf himself, talk about your year, and share your wish list. Don’t forget your camera.

Announcements: The library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, for Thanksgiving.

The library is located at 109 3rd St. E. in the Lodoen Community Center.