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West Fargo Public Library to reopen to the public July 13

The first hour of the day will be devoted to seniors over the age of 65 or high-risk individuals.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Library will reopen to the public with modified hours on July 13. The library will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. The library will be closed on Sundays through Labor Day. While the library opens…

Barnesville Celebrates Leap Year With A Frog-Themed Party

The kids took part in some friendly competitions

FARGO, N.D- Once a year, the museum brings out all kinds of crazy hair colors, gels, and pipe cleaners for kids to wear on their hair. The hairstyles that they see the most are ponytails with rainbow colors and pipe cleaners curled on the hair. They also say green and purple are the most popular colors. For the museum, it’s…

Moorhead Looks Into Raising Sales Tax To Fund Projects

If approved, the city will have to wait until the November 2022 election for voters to decide the plan's fate.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- The community of Moorhead is ready for the city to say out with the old and in with the new. The city has listened to  the community’s demands and is looking for options to pay for potential projects rather than raising property taxes. “At the city council meeting last night, the city council voted to move forward with…

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…