West Fargo Library Events for the week of September 15

West Fargo Public Library Now Accepting Meeting Room Reservations

The public can now reserve meeting rooms at the West Fargo Public Library. This service was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic but resumed on Monday, June 21. At this time, the library has two meeting rooms that the public can book. These rooms are intended for use by non-profit groups and for city-sponsored events, however, for-profit companies can reserve a room for a fee. Rooms can be reserved in advance at any time during library opening hours, unless the room is being used for a library event or is already booked by a different group. Before reserving a meeting room at the library, the public should review the West Fargo Public Library Meeting Room Policy, available at westfargolibrary.org.

West Fargo Public Library participates in One Book, One Community

The book One Book, One Community read in 2021 is “Everything You Wanted To Know About Indians But Were Afraid To Ask”; by Dr Anton Treuer. Readers can join the challenge on Beanstack at westfargolibrary.beanstack.org to track reading times alongside people from other libraries in the area. Throughout the fall, the West Fargo Public Library and the Fargo and Moorhead Libraries will also be hosting a series of events related to this year’s topic. To learn more about One Book, One Community, visit 1book1community.org. A Book, A Community is brought to you by Moorhead Public Library, West Fargo Public Library, Fargo Public Library, Concordia’s Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, MSUM’s Livingston Lord Library, North Dakota State University Libraries, Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County and Moorhead Education community.

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Friends of West Fargo Public Library host community book sale and cookie fundraiser

The nonprofit Friends of the West Fargo Public Library is holding a book sale October 1-3 at the library. The group is also looking to submit cookie recipes to community members to fill out a community cookie recipe book to be released this winter. Those who submit recipes earn a coupon for a free book for sale. Inquire at the library service counter, bring your recipe to the book sale, or complete the online submission form at www.westfargolibrary.org/friends.

Events to come:

Wednesday September 29

Early Literacy Story Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the West Fargo Public Library (215 3rd St E, West Fargo)

Aimed at children aged three to five, Storytelling Hours for Early Literacy is an opportunity for children to participate in arts activities, stories, songs, movement activities, nursery rhymes and more for children. help develop the literacy skills they will need for kindergarten.

Mahjong games at the library: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the West Fargo Public Library (215 3rd St E, West Fargo)

• Experienced Mahjong players are invited to the library once a week, every week (excluding holidays) for games of mahjong in one of the library’s meeting rooms.

Thursday September 30

Twisted Stitchers: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the West Fargo Public Library

This is a group of experienced knitters and crocheters who come together to socialize while working on their various freelance projects and sharing techniques.

Bi-monthly meeting of the Friends of the West Fargo Public Library: Thursday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Fargo Public Library

• The Friends of the Library organize their bimonthly meeting of members. Joining Friends is free and fun. To learn more about the Friends, visit www.westfargolibrary.org/friends.

Friday October 1

Baby Boost Story Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fridays at the West Fargo Public Library

Baby Boost Storytime is intended for children two years of age and under and their parents or guardians. Together we will sing, move, play and listen to stories together. Baby Boost Storytimes brings babies and their adults together, strengthens their bond and gives parents tools to continue their child’s learning at home.

Preview Sale for Friends of the Library: 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the West Fargo Public Library

Join the Friends of the Library as they kick off their Book Sale Weekend. This sale is for Friends members only, but non-members are welcome to register and take advantage of the sale! All proceeds from this event will be used to support the many programs and services of the West Fargo Public Library. Learn more about the Friends at www.westfargolibrary.org/friends.

Saturday October 2

Friends of the Library Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., West Fargo Library

Everyone is welcome to come shop the Friends of the Library’s extensive collection of books for sale. All proceeds from this event will be used to support the many programs and services of the West Fargo Public Library. Learn more about the Friends at www.westfargolibrary.org/friends.

Sunday October 3

Friends of the Library Bag Sale: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the West Fargo Public Library

To conclude the weekend of the book sale, everyone is invited to participate in a bag sale. Fill a bag with as many books as possible for $ 10. While stocks last. All proceeds from this event will be used to support the many programs and services of the West Fargo Public Library. Learn more about the Friends at www.westfargolibrary.org/friends.

Tuesday, October 5

Little Red Reading Bus at Tintes Park: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Tintes Park, 131 6 th Ave E, West Fargo

The little red reading bus continues until the fall. Join the West Fargo Library at Tintes Park from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday evenings! People of all ages are welcome to come read, play and create. Books will be available to read and at the cash desk along with a library card as well as garden games to play and other activities for all ages. The Little Red Reading Bus is also equipped with free public Wi-Fi. Participants can keep their phone or other mobile device connected while visiting the bus. Customers can return any material from the West Fargo Public Library to the Little Red Reading Bus and any material collected from bus stops can also be returned to the library or one of the library drop boxes.

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