books

Volunteers Create Books for Visually Impaired Students

THE TACTILE BOOKS TEACH THEM BASIC CONCEPTS LIKE READING AND COUNTING

FARGO, N.D.  — Kids who can’t see don’t learn the same way students with vision do. In order to grasp concepts like reading and counting, they need to feel sensory objects, some of which others would simply throw away. “A lot of them came from the vision teachers because we collect a lot of what other people would say junk,…

Women United Volunteers Deliver May Day Book Baskets

The volunteers were able to distribute around 900 books

FARGO, N.D.– United Way is kicking off the start of May with its 8th annual May Day Baskets of Books event. Women United volunteers used the spring in their step to deliver baskets of books to kids in local child care centers. Between all of the volunteers, they were able to distribute around 900 books. “When you get out there…

Fargo–Moorhead PM Rotary Club Holds Bowling for Books Event to Promote Literacy

Proceeds will go towards giving dictionaries to third graders in the area

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Fargo–Moorhead PM Rotary Club is promoting literacy while also making it fun. People can go bowling and also donate books at the group’s Bowling for Books event. They can sponsor bowling lanes, and there’s also a silent auction. Proceeds raised will go towards giving dictionaries to third graders in the area. Money will also go towards CHARISM,…

Are You a Fargo Force Fan? Here’s How to Get Free Tickets this Weekend!

Fargo Force staff say this is a great way for them to promote the importance of reading and education for students of all ages

FARGO, N.D. — Calling all students: Are you a Fargo Force fan and want free hockey tickets for this weekend? Here’s your chance. If you bring a book to Scheels Arena and drop it off by the box office before Thursday and Friday’s game, you will get one ticket per book. All of the books will be donated to kids…

Paradox Comics-N-Cards Holds “Back to the Books” Sale

Their 25th is anniversary is also coming up

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for a good deal on comics and games, you might be able to find one with back to school season. Paradox Comics–N–Cards is having a back to school sale where everything in store is 20 percent off. Their 25th anniversary is also coming up which means more special events are in the near future. Those…

Artist Touring All 50 States in 50 Weeks Stops in Moorhead and is Coming Back to the Valley

He has dropped numerous songs and just released a book called Relapse: A Love Story

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An American singer, songwriter, poet and author is living out his dream by touring 50 states in 52 weeks with his wife who is now in remission. Robert Hunter stopped at Junkyard Brewing in Moorhead last night and says if it wasn’t for his wife, who was battling with an aggressive form of cancer, he never would…

Moorhead Library Holds Use Book Sale

All proceeds go towards funding library programs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you consider yourself a bookworm, then you are going to love all the books you can get for a low price at the library’s book sale. Friends of the Moorhead Library held a used book sale where people could buy books for five dollars a bag. Paperbacks and hardcovers of all genres were available to snag. All…

United Way Celebrates May Day with Baskets of Books

They filled traditional May Day baskets with books instead of candy

FARGO, N.D. — United Way of Cass–Clay celebrated May Day with a special twist on traditional May Day baskets. They filled the baskets with books instead of flowers and candy. “While as fun candy and treats are in a May Day basket we decided to put books in those May Day baskets because we wanted to make sure kids are prepared…

Fargo Public Library Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

“Seusstastic Celebration” includes story time, games, and cake

FARGO, ND — Children at Main Library celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with story time, games, and crafts. Some people dressed up as characters from his stories. There was even a birthday cake dedicated to the famed author. Dr. Seuss’ official birthday is March 2, but children can celebrate throughout his birthday month. Organizers say they want children to become lifelong readers….