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Fargo Public Library hopes people will 'read and share' its books using new service

Books from the Fargo Public Library, available at partner organizations in the community, can be read, returned, shared or kept.

A quiet moment at the downtown Fargo Public Library
A patron reads a book at the downtown Fargo Public Library.
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FARGO — The Fargo Public Library has launched a new service aimed at increasing the public’s access to books and reading.

The program called “Read & Share” will repurpose gently used books that were previously in the library’s collection or have been donated to the library.

These books will be available at partner organizations and community engagement events, according to a news release.

Fargo Cass Public Health, 1240 25th St. S. is the first partner organization to host “Read & Share.”

Books will be available in the clinic waiting room for people to browse and take home after their visit. All books in the “Read & Share” service are available to read, return, share or keep.

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For more information about “Read & Share," contact Library Collections Manager Jenilee Kanenwisher at 701-241-8123.

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