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Toddler Storytime (Winter 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.
Child Program
Storytime
Date Description Time Location Registrations
1/11/2016 - 4/11/2016 Mondays 10:00 AM Main Add to Cart
1/12/2016 - 4/12/2016 Tuesdays 10:00 AM Northport Add to Cart
1/13/2016 - 4/13/2016 Wednesdays 10:00 AM Carlson Add to Cart
Preschool Storytime (Winter 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
1/11/2016 - 4/11/2016 Mondays 11:00 AM Main Add to Cart
1/12/2016 - 4/12/2016 Tuesdays 11:00 AM Northport Add to Cart
1/13/2016 - 4/13/2016 Wednesdays 11:00 AM Carlson Add to Cart
Family Storytime (Winter 2016)
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
1/11/2016 - 4/11/2016 Mondays 6:30 PM Main Add to Cart
Marbling
Age(s) 13-Adult
Learn two techniques using clay and paper to get a marbled effect. Call Jenilee at 241-8123 for more information.
Adult Craft
Date Description Time Location Registrations
2/13/2016 Saturday, February 13th 10:00 AM Carlson Full
Home Spa: Bath Fizzies and Soap (Teen/Adult)
Age(s) 11-Adult
Home Spa: Bath Fizzies and Soap (Teen/Adult)
Rejuvenate your spirit and your skin by using common household items to make your own soap and bath fizzies. Ages 11- adult. All materials provided. Pre-registration required. Registration opens February 1. Register online or call 476-5978 for details.
Thursday, February 18 at 6 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Saturday, February 20 at 10 a.m. at the Main Library
Adult Craft
Teen Craft
Date Description Time Location Registrations
2/18/2016 Thursday, February 18th 6:00 PM Carlson Full
2/20/2016 Saturday, February 20th 10:00 AM Main 10/12 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
3/10/2016 Thursday, March 10th 11:00 AM Carlson 3/12 Add to Cart
3/10/2016 Thursday, March 10th 6:30 PM Main 0/12 Add to Cart
3/11/2016 Friday, March 11th 11:00 AM Main 2/12 Add to Cart