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Library News: Feb. 28, 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.

WWII Movie Month — "Darkest Hour": 1 p.m. Thursday. U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill must rally the nation to war against the Nazis. Free movie and popcorn. Rated PG-13.

New Release Movie — "Darkest Hour": 2 p.m. Saturday. U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill must rally the nation to war against the Nazis. Free movie and popcorn. Rated PG-13.

Regular Events

Friday Morning Movie — "Lion King": 10:30 a.m. Friday. This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young royal lion Simba. Simba's wicked uncle, Scar , plots to take Mufasa's throne by luring father and son into a stampede of wildebeests. But Simba escapes and returns as an adult to take back his homeland from Scar with the help of his friends Timon and Pumbaa. Free movie and popcorn. Rated G.

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.

Technology Tutoring: 4-5 p.m. Wednesday. Drop in for a one on one tutoring session to get help with technology questions and build your skills. Bring a 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

WWII Movie Month — "Dunkirk": 1 p.m. March 8. World War II thriller about the evacuation of British troops from the beaches at Dunkirk, France. Academy Award nominee. Free movie and popcorn. Rated PG-13.

Coding for Kids!: 1 p.m. March 9. 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. Advanced registration for this event is requested. Please register at the service desk or by calling (701) 433-5460. Free.

New Release Movie — "Dunkirk": 2 p.m. March 10. World War II thriller about the evacuation of British troops from the beaches at Dunkirk, France. Academy Award nominee. Free movie and popcorn. Rated PG-13.

Technology Class — Intro to Microsoft Word: 1 p.m. March 13. Learn how to use Libby, the newest app from OverDrive, to access eBooks and eAudiobooks from the library! Bring your own tablet or use one of the library's iPads. Space is limited. Space is limited. Please register at the service desk or by calling (701) 433-5460. Free.

Announcements

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

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