Fargo Public Library

LIVE: NASA Beaming In To Teach Kids All About Space Exploration

Fargo Public Library Is Hosting NASA Education Specialist Over Live Stream

  Kids in the area have a chance to ask an expert from NASA all of their space-related questions on Thursday, and they might have that chance thanks to COVID-19. The Fargo Public Library is hosting a live stream with NASA Education Specialist Steven Smith at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 22nd. Librarian Cindy Mason says her and her colleagues…

“Lager Queen of Minnesota” Highlights 1 Book, 1 Community Book Program

Metro-Wide Book Club Culminates With Virtual Artist Talk On September 24th

  It’s an easy way to feel connected with your community during the age of social distancing. People across the Metro are digging into the same book as part of the 1 Book, 1 Community book program.This is the 9th year for the program. This year’s selection is “The Lager Queen of Minnesota” by Minnesota native J. Ryan Strahdal. Readers…

Fargo Public Library buildings to reopen July 13

Curbside pick-up services will end once the libraries reopen.

FARGO, N.D.–All Fargo Public Library locations are set to reopen to the public on Monday, July 13. Regular summer hours and COVID-19 guidelines will be in place. Library patrons will be asked to social distance and wear a mask when visiting any of the locations. Plexiglass has been installed at check-out desks and high-touch areas will be cleaned frequently. Some…

Moorhead Public Library offering no-contact curbside delivery amid pandemic

The program is also available at the Detroit Lakes, Crookston and Barnesville public libraries

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For libraries across the metro, being open to the public goes beyond lending people books. “The services don’t stop just because the building’s closed,” says West Fargo Public Library Director Carissa Hansen. Although they can’t provide all services they did before their buildings were shut, librarians are still trying to reach community members while maintaining physical distancing…

Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo Public Libraries Announce Virtual Learning and Entertainment Options

A full list of free online resources are available on the libraries' websites.

FARGO, N.D.–Local libraries in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo have announced various ways students and parents can access virtual learning and entertainment tools since schools have closed. More than 55,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks are available for cardholders of all three libraries through OverDrive. Additionally, Fargo and West Fargo cardholders have access to 700,000 movies, comic books and music downloads available…

LIVE: Design A Bookmark Contest

Winners Will Have Their Bookmarks Printed By The Fargo Public Library

Your creativity could be on display for everyone in the metro to see. The Fargo Public Library is hosting its annual “design a bookmark” contest through the end of the month. I tried my hand at designing a bookmark live on the show this morning…with mixed results. There will be seven winners: three in the kids’ category and two each…

Kids Celebrate National Engineers Week

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Library and NDSU School of Engineering teamed up to teach kids a little bit about engineering. To celebrate National Engineers Week, kids ages 7 to 10 are learning about the contributions of engineers to our society. Activities included a reading of the children’s book ‘Rosie Revere, Engineer’, and a construction competition where kids built towers…

Kids Celebrate the New Year With A Frozen Themed-Party

Kids were able to do crafts, bean bag toss, snow pits, ice horse races, Olaf bowling and slime

FARGO, N.D.- The Fargo Public Library hosts the event every year and wants kids to be able to celebrate the New Year since most won’t be awake at midnight. They also want people to know that the Library is not just for books and learning, but a place where the community can gather. “We like to be able to give…

“More Than Sad” Suicide Awareness Talk In Fargo

This session is just one in many the group does with the local community

  FARGO N.D. — More Than Sad is a national program meant to help educate people about suicide prevention. That’s why the North Dakota Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting talks to help bring awareness to a serious issue. The event held at the Dr.James Carlson Fargo Public Library focused on working with parents on how…

Google to Host Free ‘Grow with Google’ Workshops in Fargo

Google staff will provide resources for getting a business up and running online.

FARGO, N.D.–Google has announced it will host free “Grow with Google’ Workshops at the Fargo Public Library from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on October 30. The workshops aim to help job seekers and small businesses navigate the ins and outs of operating a business online. Local non-profits, libraries, government agencies and educational institutions will also be invited. Google staff…