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…

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…

Fargo Public Library Lets Babies Get Artsy

There were activities like mess-free painting and edible dough

FARGO, N.D. — Even babies are getting the chance to get creative at the Fargo Public Library’s “Artsy Babies” event. Different stations were set up so parents could interact with their baby through activities like mess–free painting, collages, and edible dough. Librarians wanted to create an event specifically for babies, since most events are more toddler–focused. Organizers say this can be…

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….

Week of Events Celebrating Native American Culture

Library staff felt the first culture in America more than deserved this attention

FARGO, ND — An entire weeklong celebration of Native-American culture is underway at the Fargo Public Library. People eager to learn stopped by the community room to make art and hear Bob Shimok talk about the White Earth land recovery project. The library will have movie screenings about wild rice harvesting in Minnesota and about Native-American Vietnam veterans on Tuesday…

Nine of Thirteen Moorhead School Board Candidates Attend Forum

Voters got a chance to meet the several people running for a single one-year school board seat

MOORHEAD, Minn — Thirteen people are running for a single one-year seat on the Moorhead Public School Board. To help with the decision, voters are getting a chance to meet the candidates in person. About one year after Laurie Johnson resigned from Moorhead’s school board, voters have their choice of 13 candidates to fill the last year of her term….