This week’s events:
Seed Library – Ongoing service
Visit the library to pick up a packet of seeds to plant in your garden. While supplies last.
ColorFest – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8 (The Yards, Sheyenne Street, West Fargo)
Visit the West Fargo Public Library’s booth at ColorFest, Saturday, May 8 for art activities for children and a pop up library! The library is excited to join dozens of other vendors and food trucks to celebrate art and the West Fargo community.
Monday Night Readers Book Club – 6 – 7 p.m. Monday, May 10
This book club meets the second Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at the library. This month’s book is “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance. To join the book club or learn more about book clubs at the library, visit https://www.westfargond.gov/659/Book-Clubs-at-the-Library
Twisted Stitchers – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 11
This is a group of experienced knitters and crocheters that meet to socialize as they work on their various independent projects and share techniques. To learn more or join the group fill out our interest form at https://www.westfargond.gov/FormCenter/Library-37/Twisted-Stitchers-Group-Interest-Form-219
Other happenings at the library:
Residents asked to take library survey
The West Fargo Public Library is asking West Fargo residents or those who live within the West Fargo Public School District boundary to take a survey which will help the library ensure residents benefit from the West Fargo Public Library and the services it provides now and in the future. To take the survey, visit westfargolibrary.org or visit the service desk at the West Fargo Public Library to obtain a paper version to fill out during your library visit. More information about this survey and the way the input will be used is also available at westfargolibrary.org.
Little Red Reading Bus routes available
The summer route schedule for the Little Red Reading Bus is now available. The Little Red Reading Bus is a mobile library service of the West Fargo Public Library. This service brings books, activities, games, crafts and other library programs into neighborhoods. In 2018 the West Fargo Educational Foundation and local teacher Stephanie Shea started the bus. In 2020, the bus became a service of the West Fargo Public Library.
This summer’s route is expanded from past years and includes weekly stops at eight West Fargo parks, two Fargo parks and locations in Horace and Harwood. All locations are within the West Fargo Public School District boundary.
To view the full schedule, or for more information about the Little Red Reading Bus, visit thelittleredreadingbus.com.
Library is now accepting applications for board of directors
The West Fargo Public Library is now accepting applications for members of the library’s board of directors. Interested West Fargo residents can fill out an application online.
The West Fargo Public Library board of directors is a group of volunteers that is instrumental in long-term planning for library services, advocates for the library’s value to community members and stakeholders, oversees library finances and represents West Fargo community interests as the library develops services and programs. Individuals with leadership, budgeting, fundraising, community engagement or other business skills that could be valuable as a board member are encouraged to apply.
Board members serve a three-year term, with reappointment for a second term possible. Each board member commits to roughly four hours per month, including a monthly meeting. All applicants must be West Fargo residents.
To learn more about the West Fargo Public Library board of directors or to apply, visit https://westfargolibrary.org/594/Library-Board