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Library News: Feb. 7, 2018

Special Events

North Dakota Beer Display: Jan. 15 — May 15. Visit the balcony of the library to see an exhibit of rare North Dakota beer collectibles owned by Royce Granlund of Hickson.

Laid-Back Winter Book Club: Jan. 8 — March 20. Join West Fargo Public Library's first Laid-Back Winter Book Club! Simply choose a book from the selections shown, receive a free packet of cocoa, and take home with a Laid-Back reading comment card. Read the book, enjoy the cocoa, complete the comment card and return. Each returned comment card entitles reader to enter a drawing for a free coffee gift card. Prizes drawn March 20, the first day of Spring. Prizes courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Olympics Movie Month — "Chariots of Fire": 1 p.m. Thursday. The story of two English runners both driven to win the Olympics. Winner of 4 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Original Score. Free movie and popcorn. Rated PG.

Needle Felting Class: 10 a.m. Saturday. Join Anna Lynch of the Designing Quilters as she teaches beginning needle felting skills. Participants will make a flat heart and a felt chocolate. All supplies provided. Free and open to high school students and adults. Register in advance at the library. Class size limited to 10.

Valentine Crafts: 1 p.m. Saturday. Come to the library and make the perfect Valentine for your best friend, parents, grandparents, and more! Free and open to all ages.

Technology Class — Searching the Internet: 1 p.m. Tuesday. Learn strategies for searching and navigating the Internet and become more knowledgeable about different browsers, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library's laptops. Space is limited. Please register at the Service Desk or by calling (701) 433-5460. Free

Valentine Storytime: 6 p.m. Tuesday. Join us for a special Valentine themed storytime. Stop by for a few valentine stories, a make and take valentine project, and a delicious treat. Free.

Regular Events

Friday Morning Movie (see library for movie title): 10:30 a.m. Friday. Join the Arthur and friends as they head out on some great adventures. Free movie and popcorn. Rated E.

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

The Next Chapter Book Club: 7 p.m. Monday. Join us in February for "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain. Stop by the service desk for an available copy and discussion questions. No registration necessary. Free and open to the public.

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.

Technology Tutoring: 4-5 p.m. Wednesday. Drop in for a one-on-one tutoring session to get help with your technology questions and build your skills. Bring your own device or use one of the library's iPads or computers. All ages are welcome and no registration is needed.

Ham Radio — RRRA: 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sessions are open to adults and accompanied children interested in learning more about Ham radio.

Upcoming Events

Olympics Movie Month — "Cool Runnings": 1 p.m. Feb. 15. A coach, shamed from bobsledding, returns to Calgary with a ragtag group of Jamaicans to compete for the gold medal. Free movie and popcorn. Rated PG.

New Release Movie — "The Lego Ninjago Movie": 2 p.m. Feb. 17 High-school students moonlight as ninjas, and fight to defend their island of Ninjago. Animated tale. Free movie and popcorn. Rated PG.

Beginning Knitting with the Twisted Stitchers: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Join the Twisted Stitchers on this night to receive a free beginning knitting lesson. Please bring knitting needles size 6 or 8 and worsted weight yarn. No Pre-registration required.


The afterschool program will be open Monday through Friday (when school is in session) from 3-5:30 p.m.