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West Fargo Library events for the week of Aug. 3

West Fargo Library events for the week of Aug. 3, 2022

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This week’s events:

Wednesday, Aug. 3
8:30 – 9:30 a.m., Little Red Reading Bus at Goldenwood Park, 1330 5th St NW, West Fargo
Learn, meet, share, read, play and create with your friends and neighbors at Little Red Reading Bus stops all summer long. The Little Red Reading Bus makes 8 one-hour stops per week at neighborhood parks! Each stop includes tons of books to browse, read, and check out, games and activities for families to practice important literacy skills, new take home activities every week, free wifi access for folks visiting the bus, a library experience where people of all ages can pick up holds, sign up for a library card, ask questions, check out items, pick up Summer Boost prizes and learn about library programs and services. For the complete Little Red Reading Bus route schedule, visit TheLittleRedReadingBus.com.

10 – 11 a.m., Little Red Reading Bus at Maplewood Park, 1504 17th Ave E, West Fargo
For the complete Little Red Reading Bus route schedule, visit TheLittleRedReadingBus.com.

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. , Ready to Read Storytime at West Fargo Public Library
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 has a new theme, new stories, new activities and new fun.

1 – 2 p.m., Novel Afternoons Book Club at West Fargo Public Library
Join the Novel Afternoons Book Club for their discussion of this month’s read, “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennet. Learn more about book clubs at the West Fargo Public Library at westfargolibrary.org .

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1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Ready to Read Storytime at West Fargo Public Library
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 has a new theme, new stories, new activities and new fun!

Thursday, Aug. 4
8:30 – 9:30 a.m., Little Red Reading Bus at Rendezvous Park, 1055 32nd Ave W, West Fargo
Learn, meet, share, read, play and create with your friends and neighbors at Little Red Reading Bus stops all summer long. The Little Red Reading Bus makes 8 one-hour stops per week at neighborhood parks! Each stop includes tons of books to browse, read, and check out, games and activities for families to practice important literacy skills, new take home activities every week, free wifi access for folks visiting the bus, a library experience where people of all ages can pick up holds, sign up for a library card, ask questions, check out items, pick up Summer Boost prizes and learn about library programs and services. For the complete Little Red Reading Bus route schedule, visit TheLittleRedReadingBus.com.

10 – 11 a.m., Little Red Reading Bus at Shadow Wood Park, 3545 4th St E, West Fargo
For the complete Little Red Reading Bus route schedule, visit TheLittleRedReadingBus.com.

6 – 8 p.m., Technology Tutors Available at West Fargo Library
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. Sign up for an appointment at WestFargoLibrary.org/bookclubs.

6 – 7 p.m., Friends of the Library bi-montly meeting at West Fargo Library
The Friends of the West Fargo Public Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the West Fargo Public Library through volunteerism and fundraising. Learn more about the Friends and how you can support the library at westfargolibrary.org/friends .

Friday, Aug. 5
10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Baby Boost Storytime at West Fargo Public Library
Baby Boost Storytime at the West Fargo Library provides a safe and encouraging space for babies, toddlers and their caregivers to interact and grow language and social skills through books, rhymes, movement, 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.

Saturday, Aug. 6
10 a.m. – noon, Technology Tutors Available at West Fargo Library
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. Sign up for an appointment at WestFargoLibrary.org.

Sunday, Aug. 7
Library Closed
The West Fargo Public Library is closed Sundays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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Monday, Aug. 8
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Little Red Reading Bus at Meadowlark Park (8880 Lost River Road, Horace)
For the complete Little Red Reading Bus route schedule, visit TheLittleRedReadingBus.com.

6 – 7 p.m., Monday Night Readers Book Club at West Fargo Library
Join the Monday Night Readers in discussion of this month’s read, “The Paper Palace” by Miranda Cowley Heller. Learn more about book clubs at the library at WestFargoLibrary.org/bookclubs

7 – 8 p.m., Little Red Reading Bus at Dakota Park, 5600 Ninth St W, West Fargo
For the complete Little Red Reading Bus route schedule, visit TheLittleRedReadingBus.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 9
10 a.m. – noon, Technology Tutors Available at West Fargo Library
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. Sign up for an appointment at WestFargoLibrary.org.

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Little Red Reading Bus at Village West Park, 4415 Ninth Ave. Circle S, Fargo
For the complete Little Red Reading Bus route schedule, visit TheLittleRedReadingBus.com.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m., English Conversation Circle at the West Fargo Library

English Conversation Circles at the library are an opportunity for English language learners to practice speaking in an informal setting. International visitors and immigrants welcome. English Conversation Circles take place monthly on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

7 – 8 p.m., Little Red Reading Bus at Tintes Park, 161 Sixth Ave. E, West Fargo
Learn, meet, share, read, play and create with your friends and neighbors at Little Red Reading Bus stops all summer long. The Little Red Reading Bus makes 8 one-hour stops per week at neighborhood parks! Each stop includes tons of books to browse, read, and check out, games and activities for families to practice important literacy skills, new take home activities every week, free wifi access for folks visiting the bus, a library experience where people of all ages can pick up holds, sign up for a library card, ask questions, check out items, pick up Summer Boost prizes and learn about library programs and services. For the complete Little Red Reading Bus route schedule, visit TheLittleRedReadingBus.com.

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