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Toddler Storytime (Winter 2017)
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.

Registration-only storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers are held in multiple-week sessions during the fall and winter. Registration for the Winter 2017 Storytime session (January - April) begins December 1.

Basic 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
1/9/2017 - 4/10/2017 Mondays 10:00 AM Main 33/60 Add to Cart
1/10/2017 - 4/11/2017 Tuesdays 10:00 AM Northport 11/60 Add to Cart
1/11/2017 - 4/12/2017 Wednesdays 10:00 AM Carlson 36/60 Add to Cart
Preschool Storytime (Winter 2017)
Age(s) 3-6
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.

Registration-only storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers are held in multiple-week sessions during the fall and winter. Registration for the Winter 2017 Storytime session (January - April) begins December 1.

Basic 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
1/9/2017 - 4/10/2017 Mondays 11:00 AM Main 17/60 Add to Cart
1/10/2017 - 4/11/2017 Tuesdays 11:00 AM Northport 21/60 Add to Cart
1/11/2017 - 4/12/2017 Wednesdays 11:00 AM Carlson 40/60 Add to Cart
Family Storytime (Winter 2017)
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.

Registration-only storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers are held in multiple-week sessions during the fall and winter. Registration for the Winter 2017 Storytime session (January - April) begins December 1.

Basic 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
1/9/2017 - 4/10/2017 Mondays 6:30 PM Main 29/60 Add to Cart
Teen: Home Spa: Bath Fizzies and Soap
Age(s) 11-17
Home Spa: Bath Fizzies and Soap
Rejuvenate your spirit and your skin by using common household items to make your own soap and bath fizzies. Ages 11- 18. All materials provided. Pre-registration required. Registration opens March 6. Register at www.fargolibrary.org/teen or call 476-5978 for details.
Tuesday, March 21 at 4 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Thursday, March 23 at 4 p.m. at the Northport Library
Teen Craft
Date Description Time Location Registrations
3/23/2017 Thursday, March 23rd 4:00 PM Northport 7/12 Add to Cart
Peep Diorama Workshop
Age(s) 5-12
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to join us at the Main Library for a Peeps diorama-making event on Sunday, April 2 at 2 p.m. Bring a shoe or boot box and some theme ideas. We'll have all sorts of craft supplies and Peeps (quantities are limited) available to start your diorama. Participants are welcome to enter their creations in the Peeps Diorama Contest taking place the following week. Space is limited.
Child Program
Date Description Time Location Registrations
4/2/2017 Sunday, April 2nd 2:00 PM Main 23/30 Add to Cart
Great Science for Teens
Age(s) 11-17
Great Science for Teens
We’ll be hosting an all new edition of Great Science for Teens led by Dr. Graeme Wyllie of Concordia College with fun science experiments made just for teens. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Pre-registration is required. Registration opens March 20. Register online or contact 476-5978 for more info.
Tuesday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Science
Date Description Time Location Registrations
4/4/2017 Tuesday, April 4th 6:30 PM Main 5/20 Add to Cart
Needle Felt Workshop: Spring Robin
Age(s) Adult
Make a felted version of the quintessential early bird! Our version uses a foam egg as the base so it is great for beginners or anyone new to making and felting in particular. All materials will be provided. Contact Lori West at 476-5977 for details.
Adult Craft
Date Description Time Location Registrations
4/4/2017 Tuesday, April 4th 6:30 PM Northport 2/10 Add to Cart
4/8/2017 Saturday, April 8th 10:00 AM Carlson 2/10 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
Science
Date Description Time Location Registrations
4/13/2017 Thursday, April 13th 11:00 AM Carlson Full
4/13/2017 Thursday, April 13th 6:30 PM Main Full
Dragons Love Tacos Storytime and Feast
Age(s) 3-6
Did you know that dragons absolutely love tacos?! Well, who doesn’t? At the Dragons Love Tacos storytime event we will be reading the best-selling children’s picture book. Following storytime we will put on our chef hats and make tacos for all our little dragons ages 3—6 to feast on. All materials will be provided but pre-registration is required. Children can begin to register March 15 by calling (701) 241-1495.
Child Program
Storytime
Date Description Time Location Registrations
4/15/2017 Saturday, April 15th 11:00 AM Main 5/20 Add to Cart