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Library celebrates weeklong observance

The West Fargo Public Library is celebrating National Library week, April 13 through April 19, with a series of activities including a Used Book Sale, featuring videos and audiobooks as well, on Saturday, April 19, and Saturday, April 26, from 10 am to 4:30 p.m. both days.

A Fine Amnesty will also be honored all week long, which means that fines will not be charged for any items returned that week, so patrons are invited to bring in those books that are overdue.

Other events include:

Storytime, Thursday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m., National Library Week, "L" is for Library; and Tuesday, April 22, at 1:30 p.m. with the topic Dr. Seuss Rules.

Wake Up Your Garden, Thursday, April 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Local gardener Mary Jane Breitling made a presentation last fall on putting gardens to bed. She is now returning to show those attending how to wake up their gardens, discussing valuable resources and information. The class is open to everyone. Pre-registration is preferred but not required, with sign-up at the Library desk.

Family Film, Saturday, April 19, at 2 p.m. Young Lucas has been shrunk to the size of an ant and realizes that ants live quite the life. This Warner Bros. animated film offers a whole new perspective on the life of ants. The movie is free.

Teen Reading Club, Monday, April 21, from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Join the Teen Reading Club, led by members of NDSU's English Club, which meets odd-numbered Mondays, from 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. The group is presently reading "The Bookseller of Kabul."

Email Basics, Tuesday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. Need or want an email address but not quite sure where to start? The session will teach how to set up and use a free email account. Those participating must sign up at the Service Desk or call 433-5460.

Knitty Giddy Group, Tuesday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. The Knitty Giddy group is for all levels of knitters, from starters to advanced knitters. Meet new people and enjoy the art of knitting. Bring your own supplies (beginners size 8 or size 10 knitting needles and one skein of yarn). Anyone with questions can call the Library at 433-5460 and ask for Diane.

The West Fargo Public Library is located at 109 3rd St. E., in the Lodoen Community Center. Inquiries about any of the sessions can be made by calling 433-5460.