Special Events

Robert Redford Movie Month: 1 p.m. Thursday. Free admission and popcorn. View the movie lineup at westfargolibrary.org. Rated PG.

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For the Love of Gardens: A Look at the International Peace Garden: 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Location: West Fargo Public Works Building, 810 12th Ave. NW. Presentation on the history and beauty of North Dakota's International Peace Garden by 30-year IPG Horticulturist Connie Lagerquist. Sponsored jointly by the library and Three Rivers Garden Club. Free and open to the public.

Family Art Night: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. A variety of art projects for the whole family to create. Paintings made from marbles, a tag art game and more

Laid-Back Winter Book Club 2019: Jan. 7 - March 20. When selected books are 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. Free popcorn. View the movie lineup at westfargolibrary.org. Rated G.

Technology Tutoring: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday. A 1-on-1 tutoring session to help learn to use a phone, laptop or tablet. Tutors can also help you learn how to borrow library eBooks and audiobooks on your device from OverDrive, Hoopla and RBdigital. No registration needed.

Genealogy Help: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Staff Genealogist Jackie Marler is available to help. 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. 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 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-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

Mary Poppins Movie Month: 1 p.m. March. 7. Free admission and popcorn. Showings are at 1 p.m. on the following Thursdays: March 7 and 14.

For the Love of Gardens: Boulevard Tree Species: 1:30 p.m., March 9 at West Fargo Public Library. Presentation on boulevard tree species by Chad Zander, City of West Fargo, for the 2019 growing season. Free and open to the public.

Coding for Kids: 6:30 p.m. March 12. A variety of coding activities including: Hour of Code activities, Sphero and Ozobot Robots, and a low-tech coding game. Event is open to kids in grades 3-8.


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, Minn., and the people rooted to these places.