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Fargo Public Library Holds NASA Spacesuit Event

People get to take pictures with an Apollo 13 spacesuit

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Public Library held an event featuring a spacesuit from Apollo 13 that was sent from the Johnson Space Center. Kids and families got to pose with it against a green screen, so a space background can be added on. They also got to make crafts like picture frames to decorate their photos. “I hope that everyone that…

Kids Decorate Space-Themed Cupcakes as Part of Library’s Summer Reading Program

The reading program runs through the middle of August

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at the library get their creative juices flowing to make edible masterpieces. More than a dozen kids decorated space–themed cupcakes as part of the summer reading program. The treats were judged on use of color, creativity, and going along with the space theme. This is the second year the cupcake contest has been done. Everyone is…

Kids Do Fun, Educational Activities at Winter STEM Night

They made marshmallow igloos, slime, and more

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Public Library is showing kids learning science doesn’t have to be boring. Winter STEM night allowed kids to stretch their brains. “I like to see the enjoyment kids get out of doing something, building something, creating something, learning a new skill out of unique items,” Lauren Nephew, children’s services librarian, said. Kids get to…

You Can Now Access West Fargo Library Material Online from the Comfort of Your Home!

As a way to promote reading for people of all ages, the library is also waving late fees on most children's material

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Library is bringing books, movies and other resources to the tips of your fingers online. For those eligible to take out books in West Fargo, you can now order an e–card online that gives you access to all online resources from home. You never have to go to the library! As a way…

Vandals Break Window at Main Library in Downtown Fargo

A large piece of cement was thrown at the east entrance window

FARGO, N.D. — Vandals hit the Main Library in Downtown Fargo overnight. A large piece of cement was thrown at the east entrance window. The damage has been covered with wood, and replacement for the glass is being ordered. There’s no cost estimate on the damage yet. The library’s director says nothing like this has happened before. “It’s always disappointing…

Photo Exhibit Celebrates Diversity in F-M Area

It's considered the local version of "Humans of New York"

FARGO, N.D. — You may have heard of the “Humans of New York” project, and there’s actually a version for the Fargo–Moorhead area. A new photo exhibit at the Fargo Public Library downtown showcases people from around the world who now live in the Red River Valley. The community photo project called “The World in Fargo–Moorhead” is made up entirely of…

NDSU Library Welcomes Students Back to Campus

The library gave out free nachos and lemonade

FARGO, N.D. — It’s nacho-average library over at NDSU. The on-campus library handed out free nachos, lemonade and souvenirs to both incoming and returning students. They also had a scavenger hunt set up around the library to help students get familiar with the space. ] The hope is to make each student feel welcome and comfortable at the start of…

Kids Show Off Their Pets and Stuffed Animals at Moorhead Library’s Pet Show

They got to pick a category for their pet to compete in

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kids got to show off their pets, whether they were real or stuffed animals, at Moorhead Public Library’s annual pet show. Kids picked a category for their pet to compete in, and they ranged from most unusual or friendliest to hairiest and most colorful. In the end, everyone got a prize. Librarians say the pet show is one…

Fargo Library Displays World War I Posters

The posters were meant to influence the public the war

FARGO, N.D. — The next time you’re at the Main Library in downtown Fargo, take a moment to check out a part of our history. The library has a display of World War I posters on loan from the North Dakota State Historical Society. The exhibit is part of the “One Book, One Community” reading project. This year marks the 100th…