While closures metro-wide leave residents looking for ways to pass the time, the West Fargo Public Library is excited to offer digital versions of their popular programs on their website www.westfargolibrary.org and via Facebook @WestFargoLibrary.
Below is the West Fargo Public Library at Home! weekly schedule:
• 10:30 a.m., Mondays on Facebook Live – Wiggle Worms Baby Storytime with Ms. Brittany
“Wiggle Worms Baby Storytime” is an activity for infants through two-year-old children and their parents. Each “Wiggle Worms Baby Storytime” session features multiple book readings, songs, rhymes, and a sensory activity. After being featured on Facebook Live, each video is added to the WFPL YouTube page.
• Tuesdays on Facebook – Happy to Help with Kirsten Henagin
Each week, Kirsten Henagin, Adult Services Manager, will release an episode of her “Happy to Help” vlog. Kirsten will address a number of topics for adults, from career development and cooking tips and resources, to mental health tips and resources. These videos will be featured on Facebook and Youtube.
• 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays on Facebook Live, YouTube – Preschool Explorer Storytime with Ms. Brittany
“Preschool Explorers Storytime” targets children aged 3 – 5 and features multiple books, songs and activities. After being featured on Facebook Live, each video is added to the WFPL YouTube page.
• 11:30 a.m., Wednesdays on Facebook, YouTube – Children’s Craft with Ms. Brittany
Each Wednesday, following “Preschool Explorers Storytime,” Ms. Brittany will share a craft related to her storytime that children can do at home. This video can be found on Facebook and YouTube.
• Thursdays on Facebook – WFPL Resource of the Week
The West Fargo Public Library offers a host of great resources for library patrons to take advantage of. Each week, patrons can check the WFPL Facebook page to learn more about them.
• 10:30 a.m., Fridays - Ms. Lauren’s Weekly STEM Challenge
“Ms. Lauren’s Weekly STEM Challenge” gives children of all ages the opportunity to use their creative thinking skills to create their best representation of Ms. Lauren’s challenge. Participants are invited to post a picture of their creation on each week’s challenge post on Facebook. At the end of the week, a winner, drawn from the list of participants, will receive a gift card for a locally-owned West Fargo business.
West Fargo Public Library’s Online Book Club is a program for adults aimed to keep readers engaged with other book lovers. Interested patrons can join the Facebook group at http://bit.ly/WFPLOnlineBookClub. The group is still open to new participants. A West Fargo Public Library card is not required to participate, but is recommended to more easily access e-books.
The West Fargo Public Library e-card program also remains available. E-cards allow those who do not have a library card to gain access to digital books and media, research databases, online learning opportunities and more.
Patrons with questions can email West Fargo Public Library staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Facebook.