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Library News for the week of May 11, 2022

Library events

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Wednesday, May 11

10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ready to Read Storytime at West Fargo Public Library
Pre-K kids are invited to Ready to Read Storytime on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Ready to Read Storytimes at the West Fargo Public Library are open, interactive storytime sessions that get children practicing early literacy skills through reading, writing, songs, play, and art activities before they head to Kindergarten. Ready to Read Storytime is intended for children ages 3 - 5, but kids of other ages will not be turned away. Each storytime is a little different, but attendees always read, play and create together! Each week will have new themes, new stories, new activities and new fun!

6 - 7 p.m., May English Conversation Circle at West Fargo Public Library  
English Conversation Circles at the library are a monthly get-together of adults looking for a chance to practice their English in a casual, safe environment.

Thursday, May 12
6 – 8 p.m., Technology Tutors Available at West Fargo Library
Helpful and knowledgeable volunteers are standing by to help with technology questions. Sign up for free one-on-one technology coaching by appointment at westfargolibrary.org . Appointment slots are 30-minutes and are available Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteer technology tutors are available to assist with topics like: basic computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone skills; basic internet and browser skills; setting up email or social media accounts; learning how to use apps and websites; and streaming and downloading digital media.

Friday, May 13
10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Baby Boost Storytime at West Fargo Public Library
On Fridays, storytime is especially for babies! Baby Boost Storytime provides a safe and encouraging space for children ages 2 and under and their caregivers to interact and grow language and social skills through introduction to books, rhymes, signs, and play. Activities from this storytime also help foster an emotional connection between the child and their caregiver, which helps to create a positive association with learning and reading.

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Saturday, May 14
10 a.m. – noon, Technology Tutors Available at West Fargo Library
Helpful and knowledgeable volunteers are standing by to help with technology questions. Sign up for free one-on-one technology coaching by appointment at westfargolibrary.org . Appointment slots are 30-minutes and are available Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteer technology tutors are available to assist with topics like: basic computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone skills; basic internet and browser skills; setting up email or social media accounts; learning how to use apps and websites; and streaming and downloading digital media.

1 – 4 p.m., Family History Research Specialist Available
Make an appointment to meet with our staff genealogy expert! She is available from 1 to 4 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month to answer any and all family history questions. Make an appointment at www.WestFargoLibrary.org/Genealogy

Tuesday, May 17
10 a.m. – noon, Technology Tutors Available at West Fargo Library
Helpful and knowledgeable volunteers are standing by to help with technology questions. Sign up for free one-on-one technology coaching by appointment at westfargolibrary.org . Appointment slots are 30-minutes and are available Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteer technology tutors are available to assist with topics like: basic computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone skills; basic internet and browser skills; setting up email or social media accounts; learning how to use apps and websites; and streaming and downloading digital media.

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