West Fargo Library events for the week of July 7

West Fargo Library events for the week of July 7, 2021

The West Fargo Public Library
The West Fargo Public Library. Forum file photo

This week’s events:

Summer Boost summer learning program for all ages began June 1

It’s not too late to join in the fun. The West Fargo Public Library’s summer reading program – Summer Boost – is happening now. The redesigned program combines the library’s popular summer reading program with new objectives and opportunities for all ages. As part of the program, participants can join the Summer Boost online challenge to track their event attendance and reading hours to earn prizes. The Summer Boost online challenge registration is open now and the challenges run June 1 through July 31. All ages can register for the challenge on Beanstack at

Pick up holds on the Little Red Reading Bus route

Library patrons can now pick up holds at Little Red Reading Bus stops. To do this, patrons can reserve their desired item(s) using the library’s online catalog at and choose “West Fargo Little Red Reading Bus” as the pickup location. Then, when the hold is ready, patrons can pick it up at their favorite bus stop. The library is also still offering Binge Bags. Binge Bags are a bundle of materials grouped by theme that are available for checkout. Patrons can pick up their held Binge Bags at Little Red Reading Bus stops too, by choosing “Little Red Reading Bus” as their pickup location on the Binge Bag request form. To learn more about holds and pickup options, visit

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, July 7


Little Red Reading Bus Wednesday stops July 7:

9 p.m. at Arbor Woods Park 1554 Baywood Dr, West Fargo

10:30 a.m. at Meadowridge Park between 17th and 19th St E on 7th Ave E, West Fargo

Read, create and play with the Little Red Reading Bus during the summer route. Visitors can hang out, read together, participate in activities and check out materials with a West Fargo Public Library library card at any of the bus stops. For more information visit

Mahjong Games at the Library: 1:30 – 3:30 Wednesdays

Experienced Mahjong players are invited to the library once a week, every week (excluding holidays) for mahjong games in one of the library meeting rooms.

Animals and Ice Cream Event for the Whole Family: 2 – 3 p.m. at the West Fargo Public Library

Bring the whole family out to the West Fargo Public Library for this Animals and Ice Cream event. There will be cows and miniature horses at the library to hang out with and learn about and attendees will be making ice cream in a bag together. Special thanks to the NDSU Department of Animal Science and Saddle and Sirloin Club. This event is part of the library's Summer Boost lineup of events. You could earn prizes for attending this event and reading this summer! Sign up at


Thursday, July 8

Little Red Reading Bus Thursday stops July 8:

9 a.m. at Goldenwood Park (1330 5th St NW, West Fargo)

10:30 a.m. at Shadow Wood Park (3345 4th St E, West Fargo)

5 p.m. at Willow Park Elementary (4901 15th Ave S, Fargo)

6:30 p.m. at South Elmwood Park (500 13th Ave W, West Fargo)

Saturday, July 10

Little Red Reading Bus Saturday stops July 10:


9 a.m. at Centennial Park, Lind Blvd, Harwood, ND

11 a.m. at The Wilds Park, 423 47th Ave W, West Fargo

Herb Gardens 101 Beginner Adult Gardening Class: 2 – 3 p.m. Saturday, July 10 at the library

Join fellow beginner gardeners to learn about growing and using herbs, get a free plant to take home and some herb-filled recipes. This event is free, but registration is required. Sign up at

Monday, July 12

Little Red Reading Bus Monday stops July 12

9 a.m. at Freed Park (Nelson Drive, Horace)

10:30 a.m. at Rendezvous (1055 32 nd Ave W, West Fargo)


Tuesday, July 13

Little Red Reading Bus Tuesday stops July 13:

5 p.m. at Village West Park, 4415 9 th Ave Circle S, Fargo

6:30 p.m. at Tintes Park, 131 6 th Ave E, West Fargo

Twisted Stitchers: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays in June at the library

This is a group of experienced knitters and crocheters that meet to socialize as they work on their various independent projects and share techniques.

Fun with Fossils: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 13

Kids ages 6 - 12 are invited for an hour-long exploration of FOSSILS. Together, they will learn about dinosaurs and fossils and kids will be able to make their own fossil to take home with them. This is a first-come, first-serve event.

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