Library News: Nov. 29, 2017
Fort Lincoln Display: Oct. 1 — Dec. 31.Display of materials from the North Dakota State Historical Society on the Fort Lincoln Internment Camp located in Bismarck.
Holiday Open House: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Browse the library's meeting room for the holiday fiction (adult, teen, and children's), cookbooks, traditions, crafts, entertaining, music and dvds available. All items will be available for checkout. Free and open to the public.
Santa Visits the Library: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Santa will be visiting the library this day. Make a holiday projec and visit with Santa Claus himself.
Friday Morning Movie — "Frozen": 10:30 a.m. Friday. A young woman must break a curse that has plunged her kingdom into eternal winter. In order to do so, she must find her estranged sister with the help of a mountaineer and a reindeer. Free movie and popcorn. Rated PG.
Genealogy: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Bring projects or just ask questions.
Simply Stories: 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. Registration is not required.
Storytime with a Craft: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Story times are geared for preschool through first grade age children and their caretakers. Daycares are welcome, but for groups larger than five, please call ahead at (701) 433-5460. Registration is not required.
Twisted Stitchers: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Join this fun group for an evening of knitting or crochet. Come with your own supplies. Not for beginners, but tips will be given to knitters and crocheters needing help. No pre-registration required.
Coding for Kids: 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7. An Hour of Code at the library. Kids in kindergarten and up are welcome to participate in this one-hour introduction to computer science with hundreds of online coding activities to choose from. No experience is required. Laptops will be provided, but kids are also invited to bring their own laptops. Participation certificates will be awarded at the end of the Hour of Code. Advance registration for this event is requested. To register call (701) 433-5460 or sign up at the service desk in the library.
Gift a Piece of Your Family History: 1:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Learn how to preserve family memories. This class will cover the "must-do" basics of preserving family photographs and documents in both print and electronic formats. Bring your photographs and documents, and library staff will help you make digital scans just in time to share with your family this holiday season. Please note, the class can only accept flat objects such as photographs or paper (not video or audio recordings), and each attendee is welcome to bring one to five items to scan. Bring your own thumb drive to store your scans or take one home from the library. Register for this event at the service desk in the library or by calling 701-433-5460.
Technology Class — Smartphone Basics: 1 p.m. Dec. 12. Learn the basics about smartphones, including making calls, taking and sharing photographs, using apps, connecting to Wi-Fi, and more. Bring a smartphone; time will be allotted for specific questions at the end of class. Space is limited. Please register at the service desk or by calling (701) 433-5460. Free.
The afterschool program will be open Monday through Friday (when school is in session) from 3-5:30 p.m.