West Fargo Public Library

“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…

Overdue Fees Are Forgiven At West Fargo Public Library

If you keep an item longer then 28 days, it will be billed to your account and removed once it's returned

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you have a fine with the West Fargo Public Library, good news: it is being forgiven. The Board of Directors has voted to no longer charge a fee for overdue materials. No new fines will accumulate on accounts except in the case of lost or damaged items. They say all previously assessed overdue fines on…

West Fargo Public Library waives existing fines and goes fine free

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Public Library will no longer be charging fines for overdue materials. Additionally, all existing overdue fines will be forgiven. Patrons should see the fines disappear in their accounts within the next few weeks. Library Director Carissa Hansen said, “Under this new policy, patrons with overdue items won’t be turned away due to financial circumstances. This…

Kindred Public Library Wants Everyone To Keep Reading

They Are Offering Curbside Pickup and Delivery Options, West Fargo Public Library To Also Offer Curbside Pickup

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption KINDRED, N.D. — Kindred Public Library is making sure everyone still has access to good books to read during the pendemic. They are providing curbside pickup at the library and delivery in Kindred and Walcott for those who are unable to get to the library. Two Little Free Library sites…

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…

West Fargo Public Library Hosts Annual Mitten Tree Drive

The tree is a way to support children in need this holiday season

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Library is spreading some warm holiday cheer to kids in need this winter. The library is hosting its annual Mitten Tree drive. Community members can stop by and donate winter gear to support kids whose families can’t afford to buy their own. They’re accepting any new or like-new children’s gloves, mittens, hats and…

West Fargo Library Helps Kids Ring in 2019

they made crafts for the parties they would have later at home

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Public Library is making sure kids aren’t left out as we all get ready to celebrate a new beginning in 2019. Kids are already celebrating the end of 2018 and putting their creativity to the test. The library is helping kids ring in the new year, making plenty of party hats and noisemakers as…

West Fargo Public Library Teaches Kids to Code

It's part of their "Library Rocks" summer reading program

WEST FARGO, N.D. — You can never be too young to learn how to code. Since so many things in our world revolve around technology, librarians at the West Fargo Public Library are teaching kids how to use basic technology applications. The coding class is also a way for the library to do fun activities throughout the summer and encourage people…

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….