Fargo Public Library - Event Registration

 

Ancestry.com 101

Age(s) 18 – Adult

Searching for your ancestors or curious about genealogy? Learn how to navigate the free library edition of Ancestry.com at two hands-on, 90-minute sessions. Laptops will be provided during workshops. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Contact Sara W. at 701-241-1492 for more details.

Sessions
Jan 27, 2020 (Mon), 6:00 pm
Openings: FULL
Dr. James Carlson Library

Feb 8, 2020 (Sat), 10:00 am
Openings: FULL
Dr. James Carlson Library


Giant Games

Age(s) 10 – 17

Come play your favorite games in giant style. Connect 4, Jenga, and Kerplunk will be among the options. Pre-registration is required. Register online or call Sara at 701.298.6960 for more info. info.
Thursday, Jan. 30 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sessions
Jan 30, 2020 (Thu), 4:00 pm
Openings: 10
Dr. James Carlson Library

Jan 30, 2020 (Thu), 6:00 pm
Openings: 15
Dr. James Carlson Library


Rag Rugs

Age(s) 18 – Adult

Join us at the Fargo Public Library to learn how to transform old T-shirts or worn sheets into something new using a latch hook - no sewing needed! This skill is sure to warm up any cold floor and add a splash of color!

Sessions
Jan 30, 2020 (Thu), 6:30 pm
Openings: FULL
Main Library

Feb 1, 2020 (Sat), 2:00 pm
Openings: FULL
Dr. James Carlson Library


Tea Tasting

Age(s) 18 – Adult

Explore some of the many unique teas available. Samples of 4 different teas from around the globe will be provided each month, along with brewing tips and relevant information on the background of that month’s selection. Bring a friend so you can sip tea and socialize. This program is recommended for adults.

Sessions
Feb 1, 2020 (Sat), 10:00 am
Openings: 10
Dr. James Carlson Library


Plastic Canvas Bookmark

Age(s) 18 – Adult

Looking for an easy form of needlework? Plastic canvas might be just the thing! Learn basic techniques to make a bookmark.

Sessions
Feb 6, 2020 (Thu), 6:30 pm
Openings: 5
Dr. James Carlson Library

Feb 8, 2020 (Sat), 2:00 pm
Openings: FULL
Main Library


Harry Potter Trivia

Age(s) 9 – Adult

You’re invited to test your wizarding knowledge! The questions may be tough as dragon scales and the competition will be hot as fiendfyre, but the fun is guaranteed to be Gryffindorific! Costumes are encouraged. This event is open to families with children ages 9 and up. Remembrall that registration is recommended, but not required. Registration begins January 11.

Sessions
Feb 11, 2020 (Tue), 6:30 pm
Openings: 40
Main Library


NDSU Engineering Ambassadors

Age(s) 7 – 10

Join us for fun engineering activities as we recognize the invaluable contribution of engineers to our world. Registration is required and begins January 18. For more information about this or any other Fargo Public Library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Sessions
Feb 18, 2020 (Tue), 11:00 am
Openings: 44
Main Library


Harry Potter Escape Room

Age(s) 6 – 8

You will need all of these traits to break out of the Harry Potter Escape Room at the Library! These events are modeled after the popular Escape Room concept, and will be for children in grades 1 to 6. Pre-register for the Escape Rooms to test your wits, and may the best wizard win! Multiple sessions are available based on age/grade level. Registration begins January 22. For more information about this or any other Fargo Public Library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Sessions
Feb 22, 2020 (Sat), 11:00 am
Openings: 5
Main Library


Harry Potter Escape Room

Age(s) 8 – 10

You will need all of these traits to break out of the Harry Potter Escape Room at the Library! These events are modeled after the popular Escape Room concept, and will be for children in grades 1 to 6. Pre-register for the Escape Rooms to test your wits, and may the best wizard win! Multiple sessions are available based on age/grade level. Registration begins January 22. For more information about this or any other Fargo Public Library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Sessions
Feb 22, 2020 (Sat), 1:00 pm
Openings: 1
Main Library


Writing Workshop with Larry Woiwode

Age(s) 13 – Adult

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to join award-winning author Larry Woiwode as he leads a writing workshop for all genres. Whether you write fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, the ND Poet Laureate and National Book Award finalist will help you take your chosen piece to the next level. Please bring one copy of a FINAL DRAFT to the workshop. This event is especially recommended for Northern Narratives participants. Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Register online or contact Andy at 701.476.4040.
Saturday, Feb. 22 – Dr. James Carlson Library from 2 to 5 p.m.

Sessions
Feb 22, 2020 (Sat), 2:00 pm
Openings: 2
Dr. James Carlson Library


Harry Potter Escape Room

Age(s) 10 – 12

You will need all of these traits to break out of the Harry Potter Escape Room at the Library! These events are modeled after the popular Escape Room concept, and will be for children in grades 1 to 6. Pre-register for the Escape Rooms to test your wits, and may the best wizard win! Multiple sessions are available based on age/grade level. Registration begins January 22. For more information about this or any other Fargo Public Library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Sessions
Feb 22, 2020 (Sat), 3:00 pm
Openings: 2
Main Library


Herbology: Crafting Never-die Plants for the Home

Age(s) 11 – Adult

Have no aptitude for Herbology, but wish you did? Join Hogwart’s Professor Sprout and her top student from Slytherin for this crafty herbology session. With a little bit of magic, transform common items such as paper and wire into beautiful plants for the home that will never die. No water, no sun, no problem! This program is recommended for adult and crafty teen witches and wizards.

Sessions
Feb 25, 2020 (Tue), 7:00 pm
Openings: 14
Main Library


Little Squirt Science

Age(s) 3 – 5

Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 can learn about their world each month through science activities that provide a little knowledge and a lot of fun! Space is limited and registration is required. Registration is for the current month only. For more information about this or any other Fargo Public Library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Sessions
Feb 28, 2020 (Fri), 11:00 am
Openings: 10
Main Library

Feb 29, 2020 (Sat), 11:00 am
Openings: 10
Dr. James Carlson Library


Writing Workshop with Marcie R. Rendon

Age(s) 13 – Adult

Join us for a hands-on workshop with author Marcie R. Rendon. Participants will be asked to think and write from their own experiences, following the adage of ‘write what you know’. Ms. Rendon will also discuss the process of writing within the context of your own culture and life experience with the goal of being published. This event is recommended for "Northern Narratives" participants. Participants should bring a laptop or notebook to write in. Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Register online or contact Melisa at 701.476.4076.
PLEASE NOTE the location for this event is NOT at the Main Library. It is at Atomic Coffee (222 Broadway) in downtown Fargo.
Saturday, March 14 – Atomic Coffee (222 Broadway N., Fargo) from 1 to 3 p.m.

Sessions
Mar 14, 2020 (Sat), 1:00 pm
Openings: 13
Main Library