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Wacky Science at Barnes and Noble

The session focused on how kids can use household items for experiments of their own

FARGO, ND — As a kid, there is a lot to learn and Barnes and Noble is giving kids of all ages an opportunity to explore and experiment right in the store. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, the bookstore is providing an activity, book reading and a coloring session about a new topic. Today’s topic was on wacky science. The…

Fargo Public Library Kicking Off Summer with LEGO

Fargo public libraries held a LEGO kick off block party to encourage reading

FARGO, ND — Schools out and kids in the metro are kicking off summer right with a building extravaganza. All three Fargo Public Libraries are celebrating the beginning of summer with a celebration that also includes learning. A LEGO block party took place including all types of games, crafts and snacks. The point of the celebration was to encourage kids…

United Way is Celebrates May Day…with a Meaning

Volunteers from United Way helped distribute and read books to children for May Day

FARGO, ND — Flowers and candy aren’t the only things being distributed in May Day baskets. Volunteers arrived at United Way to gather books and then headed to SENDCAA Childcare to read and give them to the children for their 6th annual ‘May Day Baskets of Books”. More than 1,000 books were delivered to 14 other local childcare centers in…

A Few Furry Friends Made Guest Appearances at Barnes & Noble

Therapy dogs accompanied children as they read books at Barnes & Noble

Kids at Barnes & Noble had some extra furry friends with them as they spent their afternoon reading. The bookstore held a ‘Read with a Therapy Dog & Meet Biscuit’ event for all children. Biscuit the dog from the children’s book ‘Biscuit’ made an appearance to help encourage the young readers to keep up their good work. A few other…

Minnesota Author, Illustrator Visits with Eagles Elementary Students

Anderson has illustrated more than 20 children's books and wrote 7 of his own

FARGO, N.D. — Imagine getting paid to make things up for a living. That’s what author and illustrator Derek Anderson says is the best part of his job. Students at Eagles Elementary School in Fargo heard how the Minneapolis based author turned his creativity into a career. Anderson has illustrated more than 20 children’s books and wrote seven of his…

Fargo Public Library Shares Big Announcement

The library released a new on demand streaming app for those with a library card

FARGO, N.D. It’s National Library Week and the Fargo Public Library has an announcement they’d like to share with the community. Hoopla is the newest addition to the Fargo Public Library’s Digital Downloads Collection. You can now download the latest on-demand streaming service app. Those with a Fargo Public Library card will be able to stream books, films, music and…

Kindergartners Learn That You’re Never too Young to Read

Kindergarten Success Storytime Series continues at the Fargo Public Library

FARGO, N.D. — You’re never too young to pick up a book. Kindergarten Success Story Time Series is an opportunity for children ages three through five to have some story time fun. This once-a-month series focuses on five practices important for reading success, including reading, talking, singing and writing. Every child left the event with a new book. “I pick…

F-M News Changes Locations, Addresses Neighboring Business’ Concerns

The owner of FM News says it's just a newsstand...that also happens to sell adult themed items but area businesses are worried about its message

FARGO, N.D. — A longtime Fargo store that recently moved is causing a stir at its new location. KVRR talked with the owner and cleared up the confusion. If you’re out shopping with your children, it may catch you off guard to see a store that sells adult books and movies. “It’s a newsstand first of all,” explained Kim Patterson,…

Fargo Force Players Encourage Kennedy Students’ Reading Habits

Fargo Force Players Spent Their Morning Reading Books To First Graders

Young fans at Kennedy Elementary School in Fargo got to meet some of their favorite Fargo Force hockey players. Four players made a special appearance off of the ice and visited four first grade classrooms at Kennedy. The players read to the students and talked about the importance of establishing lifelong reading habits. They also signed autographs for their young…