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Toddler Storytime (Fall 2016)
Age(s) 1-3
The Fargo Public Library has several storytimes available for families and caregivers where staff share their love of books and reinforce early literacy skills. Through the use of age-appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays in a group setting, staff also help parents and caregivers learn how to foster early literacy skills to prepare their children for learning to read.

Toddler Storytime:
Toddler Storytimes are for children 18 months to 3 years of age.
During the toddler storytime sessions, parents/guardians are required to sit with their children in the storytime area.
Toddler Storytimes are generally 20 minutes in length.
Large group space is limited. Daycares and groups of five or more children need to call Children's Services at (701) 241-1495 to register.

Storytime Guidelines:
Please note that all storytimes start promptly on schedule. Be sure to allow extra time for parking and getting nametags.
Please honor age limits for each storytime.
Please refrain from bringing food and beverage into storytime.
If children in your care become disruptive, please remove them until they are comfortable and ready to listen.
For more information about any of our storytimes, call 241-1495.
Storytime
Date Description Time Location Registrations
9/12/2016 - 12/12/2016 Mondays 10:00 AM Main Add to Cart
9/13/2016 - 12/13/2016 Tuesdays 10:00 AM Northport Add to Cart
9/14/2016 - 12/14/2016 Wednesdays 10:00 AM Carlson Full
Preschool Storytime (Fall 2016)
Age(s) 3-5
The Fargo Public Library has several storytimes available for families and caregivers where staff share their love of books and reinforce early literacy skills. Through the use of age-appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays in a group setting, staff also help parents and caregivers learn how to foster early literacy skills to prepare their children for learning to read.

Preschool Storytime:
Preschool Storytimes are open to children age 3 or older. Children turning 3 during the current session may also register.
During the preschool storytime sessions, parents/guardians are required to remain in the library building. Parents are not required to sit with their children the entire time and may browse the collection if the children are comfortable with the parent doing so.
Preschool Storytimes are generally 30 minutes in length.
Large group space is limited. Daycares and groups of five or more children need to call Children's Services at (701) 241-1495 to register.

Storytime Guidelines:
Please note that all storytimes start promptly on schedule. Be sure to allow extra time for parking and getting nametags.
Please honor age limits for each storytime.
Please refrain from bringing food and beverage into storytime.
If children in your care become disruptive, please remove them until they are comfortable and ready to listen.
For more information about any of our storytimes, call 241-1495.
Child Program
Storytime
Date Description Time Location Registrations
9/12/2016 - 12/12/2016 Mondays 11:00 AM Main Add to Cart
9/13/2016 - 12/13/2016 Tuesdays 11:00 AM Northport Add to Cart
9/14/2016 - 12/14/2016 Wednesdays 11:00 AM Carlson Add to Cart
Family Storytime
Age(s) 1-6
The Fargo Public Library has several storytimes available for families and caregivers where staff share their love of books and reinforce early literacy skills. Through the use of age-appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays in a group setting, staff also help parents and caregivers learn how to foster early literacy skills to prepare their children for learning to read.

Family Storytime:
Family Storytimes are for children 18 months and older.
During the family storytime sessions, parents/guardians are requested to sit with their children in the storytime area.
Family Storytimes are generally 20 minutes in length.
Large group space is limited. Daycares and groups of five or more children need to call Children's Services at (701) 241-1495 to register.

Storytime Guidelines:
Please note that all storytimes start promptly on schedule. Be sure to allow extra time for parking and getting nametags.
Please honor age limits for each storytime.
Please refrain from bringing food and beverage into storytime.
If children in your care become disruptive, please remove them until they are comfortable and ready to listen.
For more information about any of our storytimes, call 241-1495.
Child Program
Storytime
Date Description Time Location Registrations
9/12/2016 - 12/12/2016 Mondays 6:30 PM Main Add to Cart
Paracord Bracelets
Age(s) 11-17
Paracord Bracelets
Learn how to make a fashionable and functional paracord bracelet. Ages 11- adult. All materials provided. Pre-registration required. Registration opens September 19. Register at www.fargolibrary.org/teen or call 476-5978 for details.
Tuesday, October 4 at 4 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Thursday, October 6 at 4 p.m. at Northport Library
Teen Craft
Date Description Time Location Registrations
10/4/2016 Tuesday, October 4th 4:00 PM Carlson 0/15 Add to Cart
10/6/2016 Thursday, October 6th 4:00 PM Northport 1/15 Add to Cart
Little Squirt Science
Age(s) 3-5
Preschoolers ages 3-5 can learn about their world each month through activities and stories that provide a little knowledge and a lot of fun! Sessions take place during the second week of each month from Sept. through April, and require registration each month.

Space is limited to 12 children per session. Children must be at least 3 years old by the time of the scheduled session and not older than 5. If you are unable to attend a session for which you've registered, please call 701-241-1495 so that we may open up the spot for another child.
Child Program
Date Description Time Location Registrations
10/13/2016 Thursday, October 13th 11:00 AM Carlson Full
10/13/2016 Thursday, October 13th 6:30 PM Main Full
10/14/2016 Friday, October 14th 11:00 AM Main Full
Beginner Needlepoint Class
Age(s) 16-Adult
This beginner class will teach you everything you need to stitch your first piece - and beyond! All supplies will be provided. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Register online or call Lori at 476-5977 with questions. Registration opens September 30.
Adult Craft
Date Description Time Location Registrations
10/15/2016 Saturday, October 15th 1:00 PM Carlson 1/8 Add to Cart
Spooky Science (Grades 1-3)
Age(s) 4-9
Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble! Get ready for the Halloween season by learning some spooky science experiments at library. Bring your little ghoul or goblin to the Main library on Friday, Oct. 21 for Spooky Science. Mad scientist Professor Dr. Graeme Wyllie from the Concordia College Chemistry Department & the Science Academy will be here teaching us some interesting science experiments for a spooky good time! Halloween costumes are encouraged.
For Grades 1-3 at 11 am.
Science
Date Description Time Location Registrations
10/21/2016 Friday, October 21st 11:00 AM Main 0/24 Add to Cart
Spooky Science (Grades 4-6)
Age(s) 9-12
Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble! Get ready for the Halloween season by learning some spooky science experiments at library. Bring your little ghoul or goblin to the Main library on Friday, Oct. 21 for Spooky Science. Mad scientist Professor Dr. Graeme Wyllie from the Concordia College Chemistry Department & the Science Academy will be here teaching us some interesting science experiments for a spooky good time! Halloween costumes are encouraged.
For Grades 4-6 at 3 pm.
Science
Date Description Time Location Registrations
10/21/2016 Friday, October 21st 3:00 PM Main 2/24 Add to Cart