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Library News: Aug. 29, 2018

Regular Events

Friday Morning Movie — "Inside Out": 10:30 a.m. Friday. Showing of a fun and family friendly movie.Free popcorn.

Genealogy: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Staff Genealogist Jackie Marler will be available to help you explore your family's history. Bring projects or just ask questions. Visit the Historical Center located on the library's main floor.

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.

After-school Art: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Art, crafts, and other projects every Tuesday afternoon (when school is in session). No registration required. Supplies and a snack will be provided. Free and open to kids in grades K-8.

Twisted Stitchers: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Join this fun group for an evening of knitting or crochet. Bring supplies. Not for beginners, but tips will be given to knitters and crocheters needing help. No pre-registration required.

Lego and Game Club: 4 p.m. Wednesday. Stop in every Wednesday afternoon (when school is in session) for Legos and board games. No registration required. Open to kids in grades K to 8.

Ham Radio Operators: 7 p.m. Wednesday. Open to all adults and children (with attending adult) who want to learn more about ham radio operation. For more information, contact Bob Kirkeby at (701)541-3411.

Upcoming Events

STEM Explorers: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) through activities, experiments, and games every Thursday afternoon (when school is in session). No registration required. Supplies and a snack will be provided. Free and open to kids in grades 3 to 8.

World War 1 Remembrance Posters and Henry C. Stotlar Exhibit: 10-9 a.m. Sept. 10. Long-time Fargo resident and businessman Henry C. Stotlar (1891-1972) served in France during World War I. View the memorabilia that he kept along with other WWI items saved by his family. Visitors to the exhibit may also post photos, names, and/or family connections of anyone they know about who served in the war. Exhibit closes Dec. 31.

Technology Class: Intro to Instagram: 1-2 p.m. Sept. 11. Learn the basics of using Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app. This class will cover terminology, navigation, sharing photos and videos, browsing, and settings. Come prepared with an Instagram account and app downloaded on your device. Bring your own tablet or mobile device, or use one of the library's iPads. Space is limited. Please register at the service desk or by calling (701) 551-8940.


The library is closed Sundays during the summer months. The library is also closed on Monday, Sept. 3 for Labor Day. On Sept. 9 it will return to winter hours and we will be open again on Sundays.