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“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…

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…

Minnesota Miss Amazing Junior Teen Shares Message of Inclusion and Acceptance

Addie Loerzel visited Moorhead Public Library to Read to Children in the area

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Having a disability doesn’t make a person much different than anyone else. That is the message Minnesota Miss Amazing Junior Teen, Addie Loerzel of Moorhead, is spreading to others across the state. “Even though kids might have disabilities, they can still accept them for the way they are,” Loerzel said. To reach as many people as possible…

Moorhead Mayor Has Coffee With Residents to Hear Concerns

Judd says his goal is to be more accessible to the community so they can voice their concerns and give feedback

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd and City Council Members Sara Watson Curry and Shelly Dahlquist have coffee with residents to discuss issues important to them. This is the first of many monthly sit downs the mayor plans to have with residents. One topic discussed was snow removal, and how people are not happy about snow piling up on…

Piecing Together a Tradition: Moorhead Public Library Holds Puzzle Exchange

The exchange takes place days before National Puzzle Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†Moorhead Public Library is putting the pieces together on a new tradition. People came to the library throughout the afternoon to drop off jigsaw puzzles and pick up some new ones as well. Some of the puzzle collectors say this gives people more chances to take up the hobby. Library workers had no idea their first ever puzzle…

A Taste of Nature: Kids Learn About The Wonders of the Outdoors

Kids received seeds and a bookmark to combine passion for reading, nature

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†Kids had the chance to learn about the wonders of nature at Moorhead Public Library. As part of the library’s “Explore” program, kids took part in a reading of “The Lorax” and even got to meet a python named Elsa. The Lake Aggasiz Regional Library network holds several events throughout the summer to keep kids learning even when…

Techsperts Assist Senior Citizens with their Smart Phones and Tablets

Senior Connections and the Moorhead Public Library are working together to host "Ask a Techspert" sessions

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Nowadays everyone has their own smart phone or tablet, but not everyone knows the ins-and-outs of using them. To fix that, Senior Connections and the Moorhead Public Library are working together to host “Ask a Techspert” sessions. The one hour class allows senior citizens to bring their own electronic devices and work 1-on-1 with a techspert. They…

1 Book, 1 Community: Bringing The Community Together Through Reading

Local Libraries Announce 2017 Book Selection

1 Book, 1 Community is a partnership between libraries in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo, as well as at NDSU, MSUM and Concordia, Moorhead Community Education and the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County. The project centers around a single book for the year. This year’s choice is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford….