Fargo Public Library - Event Registration

 

Volunteering for Teens

Age(s) 12 – 18

Volunteer at the Fargo Public Library! You can make the library a great place to visit, earn volunteer hours for clubs or scholarships, and have fun at the same time. Participants must be 12 to 18 and need a signed permission slip from a parent or guardian. Sessions are weekly from June 5 to Aug. 14. Registration opens May 22.

This event is part of the "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Summer Reading Challenge sponsored, in part, by the Friends of the Fargo Public Library.

For more information about this program, call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or email Children's Services.

Series
Jun 5, 2024 (Wed), 1:00 pm -
Aug 14, 2024 (Wed), 1:00 pm
Openings: FULL
Main Library


Adventures in Science!

Age(s) 8 – 12

Oh the places you’ll go as you get set for an adventure exploring strange new environments! Not everywhere is as safe as the Fargo Public Library, so we need science to keep us safe and well as we explore. Join Dr. Graeme and his students from Concordia Science Academy in learning how science keeps us safe as we explore the world - and beyond…. Session one, for kids in grades 3 - 6, begins at 1 p.m. Teens in grades 7 - 12 will explore even further with more in-depth experiments in a second session at 3 p.m.

This event is part of the "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Summer Reading Challenge sponsored, in part, by the Friends of the Fargo Public Library.

For more information about this program, call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or email Children's Services.

Sessions
Jul 23, 2024 (Tue), 1:00 pm
Openings: FULL
Main Library


Adventures in Science

Age(s) 13 – 18

Oh the places you’ll go as you get set for an adventure exploring strange new environments! Not everywhere is as safe as the Fargo Public Library, so we need science to keep us safe and well as we explore. Join Dr. Graeme and his students from Concordia Science Academy in learning how science keeps us safe as we explore the world - and beyond…. Session one, for kids in grades 3-6, begins at 1 p.m. Teens in grades 7-12 will explore even further with more in-depth experiments in a second session at 3 p.m.

This event is part of the "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Summer Reading Challenge sponsored, in part, by the Friends of the Fargo Public Library.

For more information about this program, call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or email Children's Services.

Sessions
Jul 23, 2024 (Tue), 3:00 pm
Openings: 12
Main Library


Family Trivia Night: From Marmaduke to Bluey: Famous Dogs

Age(s) 5 – Adult

Rally your relatives and join us for family trivia night at the Main Library. Each month we'll feature a different theme and see who knows the most! Family trivia night is open to individuals, families, or teams of all ages – trivia works best for kids who are reading independently. Families are invited to pre-register at the beginning of the current month. Prizes for our top winners and snacks for all!

Thursday, June 27 at 6pm - Taylor, Ariana, Billie, and Beyoncé!
Thursday, July 25 at 6pm - From Marmaduke to Bluey: Famous Dogs
No August date

Sessions
Jul 25, 2024 (Thu), 6:00 pm
Openings: 67
Main Library


Little Squirt Travel Science

Age(s) 3 – 5

How do boats float? How do airplanes stay in the sky? How does a bicycle work? Whether your travel adventure is by boat, plane or bike, it involves science! Explore the science of travel through stories and hands-on activities at this session of Little Squirt Science, for kids ages 3 - 5. Please note: parent/child interaction during these sessions is necessary to foster a child's success. This is best accomplished through undivided attention. Pre-registration is required and opens July 8.

This event is part of the "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Summer Reading Challenge sponsored, in part, by the Friends of the Fargo Public Library.

For more information about this program, call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or email Children's Services.

Sessions
Jul 26, 2024 (Fri), 11:00 am
Openings: FULL
Main Library

Jul 27, 2024 (Sat), 11:00 am
Openings: 1
Dr. James Carlson Library


Make Your Own Comics for Teens

Age(s) 12 – 18

Comics are as fun to make as they are to read! Don’t like to draw? We’ll have templates available with the characters already on them, just add words. This program is for teens aged 12 - 18. Registration is required and opens July 11.

This event is part of the "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Summer Reading Challenge sponsored, in part, by the Friends of the Fargo Public Library.

For more information about this program, call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or email Children's Services.

Sessions
Jul 26, 2024 (Fri), 1:00 pm
Openings: 8
Dr. James Carlson Library


Cupcake Decorating Contest for Teens

Age(s) 11 – 18

Come decorate a cupcake and vote on your favorites! Cupcakes, frosting, candy, sprinkles, and other supplies will be provided- just bring your creativity! This program is for teens aged 11 - 18. Registration is required and opens July 18.

This event is part of the "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Summer Reading Challenge sponsored, in part, by the Friends of the Fargo Public Library.

For more information about this program, call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or email Children's Services.

Sessions
Aug 1, 2024 (Thu), 1:00 pm
Openings: 15
Dr. James Carlson Library


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tournament – Jr. Bracket

Age(s) 6 – 13

Engage in friendly multiplayer competition in a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tournament for the Nintendo Switch at the library! Jr. Bracket (Open to players 13 years old and younger) and Sr. Bracket (Open to players 14 years old and older). 150CC, Double Elimination, CPUs on. Player Limit per bracket may be enforced based on attendance. A limited amount of controllers are available, and players are highly encouraged to bring their own. Space is limited; pre-registration is required for players* and opens July 15. Prizes awarded for 1st through 4th place winners. Adults must accompany children under 10 years old. Contact Shane at 701.241.1484 for further details.

*Registration is required for tournament participants. Friends, family, and spectators are welcome and do not have to register.

Sessions
Aug 31, 2024 (Sat), 12:00 pm
Openings: 11
Main Library


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tournament – Sr. Bracket

Age(s) 14 – Adult

Engage in friendly multiplayer competition in a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tournament for the Nintendo Switch at the library! Jr. Bracket (Open to players 13 years old and younger) and Sr. Bracket (Open to players 14 years old and older). 150CC, Double Elimination, CPUs on. Player Limit per bracket may be enforced based on attendance. A limited amount of controllers are available, and players are highly encouraged to bring their own. Space is limited; pre-registration is required for players* and opens July 1. Prizes awarded for 1st through 4th place winners. Adults must accompany children under 10 years old. Contact Shane at 701.241.1484 for further details.

*Registration is required for tournament participants. Friends, family, and spectators are welcome and do not have to register.

Sessions
Aug 31, 2024 (Sat), 2:00 pm
Openings: 13
Main Library