West Fargo Public Library

West Fargo Public Library offers memory kits to seniors

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — West Fargo Public Library now offering memory care kits to senior living communities across the city. The kits help those experiencing Alzheimer’s, dementia, memory loss or other cognitive decline. Each kit has CDs, essential oils, and other sensory tools like photos, puzzles and games. Friends of the West Fargo Library donated $1,000 for the project….

West Fargo Public Library is collecting winter gear for kids in need

Every year, the library puts on a tree where community members can bring mittens, hats and scarves.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- The West Fargo Public Library hosts its annual Mitten Drive for kids in need. Every year, the library puts on a tree where community members can bring mittens, hats and scarves. The library says mittens and scarves are the most need items. The library brings them to the West Fargo Public Schools for them to hand out….

“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

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 are also available with disinfected books. And even though the…

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…