Special Events

Robert Redford Movie Month: 1 p.m. Thursday. Free admission and popcorn for all. Showings are at 1 p.m. Feb. 14, 21,and 28. View the movie lineup at westfargolibrary.org. Rated PG.

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New Release Movie: 2 p.m. Saturday. Free popcorn. View the movie title at westfargolibrary.org. Rated PG.

Laid-Back Winter Book Club 2019: Jan. 7 - March 20. Check out a copy of a selected book and when each book is returned, participants will be invited to register for coffee gift cards, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Regular Events

STEM Explorers: 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Explore STEM 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 3-8.

Friday Morning Movie: 10:30 a.m. Friday. Fun and family friendly movie. With free popcorn. Rated G.

Genealogy Help: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Staff Genealogist Jackie Marler will be available to help explore family history. Bring projects or just ask questions at 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. Join us for 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.

The Next Chapter Book Club - Daytime: 1 p.m. Wednesday. Discussion of "Saints for All Occasions" by Courtney Sullivan. Copies and discussion questions are available at the service desk.

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-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

Frozen STEM Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 23. A few stories on Disney's Frozen, construction and STEM will be read. Following the stories, kids and families will use some creativity, engineering skills and problem solving to build their own version of Elsa's castle.

Pine Needle Sew & Chat: 1 p.m. Feb. 24. This pine needle basket event is open to all who have taken a Pine Needle Basketry class either at the West Fargo Public Library or elsewhere. Bring works in progress or begin a new one. Instructors will be on hand to answer questions and help with supplies. No registration required.

Lego Mania: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25. Build your own designs and create your own worlds with Legos. We have a big supply of Legos for a fun night full of creative building. Program is free and open to all ages.


Pine Needle Basketry Exhibit: Jan. 21 - May. View exquisite hand-stitched baskets created by North Dakota Pine Needle Artist Eileen McEnroe and her students.

Encore Art Exhibit featuring Jon Solinger's "Working Land Exhibit": Jan. 15 - April 16. "Working Land" refers to two facets of rural landscape: the idea of working the land as a vocation and as a description of productive ground. The photography focuses on six family farms in Otter Tail County, Minnesota and the people rooted to these places.


The library is closed on Feb. 18 for Presidents' Day.