Fargo Public Library - Event Registration

 

Fall Storytime: Session Two - Virtual

Age(s) 0 – 6

The Fargo Public Library has several storytime sessions available for families to spend quality time sharing stories, learning school-readiness skills, and preparing children for a lifetime of reading. Through the use of age-appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays in a group setting, staff help parents and caregivers learn how to foster early literacy skills that prepare their children to learn to read. Pre-registration is required. Registration can be completed by calling Children’s Services at 701-241-1495 or visiting us at www.fargolibrary.org.

Fall Storytime has 2 sessions:
Virtual Session 1 runs Oct. 4 – Nov. 3. (Pre-registration begins 9/20) - Participants will receive an email with information on how to log into the session; an email address is required.
Virtual Session 2 runs Nov. 8 – Dec. 8. (Pre-registration begins 10/25) - Participants will receive an email with information on how to log into the session; an email address is required.

All session are open to children ages 2 – 6.

For more information on this or any other library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Series
Nov 8, 2021 (Mon), 10:00 am -
Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 10:00 am
Openings: 88
Virtual

Series
Nov 8, 2021 (Mon), 11:00 am -
Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 11:00 am
Openings: 89
Virtual

Series
Nov 8, 2021 (Mon), 6:30 pm -
Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 6:30 pm
Openings: 94
Virtual

Series
Nov 9, 2021 (Tue), 10:00 am -
Dec 7, 2021 (Tue), 10:00 am
Openings: 95
Virtual


Crafts to Go for Adults: Snowflake Wreath

Age(s) 18 – Adult

Make a lovely winter decoration with clothes hangers! All materials will be provided. Crafts are recommended for adults. Registration is required and opens Nov. 22. Register online, then stop by one of the 3 Fargo Public Libraries locations Monday-Friday to pick up a craft packet to bring home.

Sessions
Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 9:00 am
Openings: FULL
Main Library

Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 10:00 am
Openings: FULL
Dr. James Carlson Library

Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 10:00 am
Openings: FULL
Northport Library


Holiday Cookie Club

Age(s) 15 – Adult

We’ll share our cookie adventures with each other through photos, recipes, reviews, and baking experiences from December 6th-December 12th. And then assemble recipes into a mini cookbook!
Pre-registration is required and opens November 22. You will receive a link to share your recipe experiences and pics. For inspiration, you can pick up a small baking related trinket starting on December 6, and we encourage you to check-out one of our holiday cookie cookbooks (also available as ebooks through Hoopla or Overdrive/Libby). For details, contact sknelson@fargolibrary.org or call 701.241.8295.

Sessions
Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 9:00 am
Openings: 6
Main Library

Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 10:00 am
Openings: 10
Dr. James Carlson Library

Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 10:00 am
Openings: 8
Northport Library


Crafternoons (Take-Home)

Age(s) 2 – 12

Updated 9/20/21: To provide a safe environment, Crafternoons will offer take home options.
It’s time to get crafty! Crafternoons returns to the Dr. James Carlson and Northport Libraries. Children up to age 12 are welcome to pre-register every week for a take home packet. Each week will feature a new craft. We supply the materials – you supply the imagination! Please note: the same weekly craft will be featured at all locations. Pre-registration is required for each week and begins on Monday. Limit one craft per person per week.

Mondays, Sept. 27 – Dec. 20
Take-Home Packet Pick-Up Time: 3 to 4:45 p.m.
Dr. James Carlson Library

Tuesdays, Sept. 28 – Dec. 21
Take-Home Packet Pick-Up Time: 3 to 4:45 p.m.
Northport Branch

Thank you to the Friends of the Fargo Public Library for their generous support of the Crafternoons program!

For more information on this or any other library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Sessions
Dec 6, 2021 (Mon), 3:00 pm
Openings: 8
Dr. James Carlson Library

Dec 7, 2021 (Tue), 3:00 pm
Openings: FULL
Northport Library


Baby Rhyme Time (Virtual)

Age(s) 0 – 2

Share songs, fingerplays, short books, rhythms, and rhymes with your baby while introducing them to books and the library! Babies ages birth to 18 months are invited to join us online for baby storytimes. Pre-registration is required and will open first of the month. One lap per child, please!

Note: Participants will receive an email with information on how to log into the session; an email address is required.

For more information on this or any other library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Sessions
Dec 7, 2021 (Tue), 6:30 pm
Openings: 30
Virtual

Dec 9, 2021 (Thu), 10:00 am
Openings: 30
Virtual

Dec 21, 2021 (Tue), 6:30 pm
Openings: 30
Virtual

Dec 23, 2021 (Thu), 10:00 am
Openings: 29
Virtual


Diverse Perspectives Book Club - December 2021

Age(s) 18 – Adult

Join us for coffee and conversation about issues related to inequality and injustice. Diverse Perspectives Book Club works to center the voices of marginalized communities and people through nonfiction, novels, memoirs, and more. All interested readers are welcome! This book club meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Fercho Conference Room at the downtown Main Library. Copies of the month’s title will be available at the Main Library checkout desk.
December 9 – They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

Sessions
Dec 9, 2021 (Thu), 7:00 pm
Openings: 9
Main Library


Christmas Tree Ornament Workshop

Age(s) 6 – 12

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, we need to fill your branches! If your Christmas tree is looking a little bare this holiday season, join us at the Main Library on Saturday, Dec. 11 between 2 and 4 p.m. for a Christmas ornament-making workshop. Kids in grades 1 – 6 are invited to make some family keepsakes at this holiday event. Pre-registration is required.

For more information on this or any other library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Sessions
Dec 11, 2021 (Sat), 2:00 pm
Openings: 8
Main Library


Teen Craft to Go: Gnome Ornaments

Age(s) 11 – 18

Teens can make a cute gnome ornament to decorate their home or give as a gift. Grades 6-12. 1 craft per teen. Due to limited supplies, there will be a limit of 4 per family/group. Pre-registration is required. Registration opens November 29. Register online or call 701.476.5978 for more info.

Sessions
Dec 13, 2021 (Mon), 10:00 am
Openings: FULL
Dr. James Carlson Library


Tea Time Book Club - December 2021

Age(s) 18 – Adult

Join us for engaging conversation at each month's Tea Time Book Club. All interested readers are welcome! Registration is recommended but not required. Ask at the Carlson Library Information Desk for each month’s book. Contact Jenilee at jkanenwisher@fargolibrary.org with any questions. The featured title for December will be The Dutch House by Ann Patchett.

Sessions
Dec 13, 2021 (Mon), 6:30 pm
Openings: 30
Dr. James Carlson Library


Senior Book Club - December 2021

Age(s) 18 – Adult

Join the Senior Book Club for an informal discussion every other month. The Senior Book Club will discuss The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 1 p.m., in-person at the Dr. James Carlson Library. Recommended for readers 55 and older. Registration is required. Copies will be available at both the Dr. James Carlson Library Information Desk and the Main Library Checkout Desk in both regular and large print.

Sessions
Dec 14, 2021 (Tue), 1:00 pm
Openings: 11
Dr. James Carlson Library


Libraries Dance!: Nutcracker Preview

Age(s) Infant – Adult

We are back with our popular dance & storytime series. In collaboration with F-M Ballet and Gaspers School of Dance, we will gather for a series of themed storytimes followed by short ballet sessions. These events are interactive, so wear clothes/costumes you can move in! Storytimes are geared towards children ages 3 and up. Pre-registration is required.

For more information on this or any other library program, please call Children’s Services at 701.241.1495 or send Children's Services an email.

Sessions
Dec 14, 2021 (Tue), 6:30 pm
Openings: 5
Main Library


Classics Book Club - January 2022

Age(s) 18 – Adult

If you love "the classics" or just never got around to reading them, join the Classics Book Club for an informal discussion the third Wednesday of each month. The Classics Book Club will discuss Dune by Frank Herbert on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport Library. All interested readers are welcome!

Sessions
Jan 19, 2022 (Wed), 6:30 pm
Openings: 11
Northport Library