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 https://westfargolibrary.beanstack.org.

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 westfargolibrary.org 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 westfargolibrary.org/pickup.

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Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, July 14

Little Red Reading Bus Wednesday stops:

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

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

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.

Thursday, July 15

Little Red Reading Bus Thursday stops:

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

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

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

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

Twisted Stitchers: 1 – 3 p.m. Thursdays 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.

Third Thursday Book Club: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 15 at the library

The West Fargo Public Library's Third Thursday Book Club will meet in person at the West Fargo Public Library this month. This month, bring your own book to discuss.

Friday, July 16

Egg-gineering Egg Drop Test Event: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the library

Kids are invited to bring a homemade contraption to test during this STEM event. We will drop the contraptions together to see how well kids used their STEM skills to create something to protect their egg during its fall. Pick up instructions for designing your egg protection device from the Little Red Reading Bus or West Fargo Public Library beginning Tuesday, July 6. Then, bring your awesome and unique contraption with you to the library on July 16 for the egg drop test.

Saturday, July 17

Little Red Reading Bus Saturday stops:

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

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

Monday, July 19

Little Red Reading Bus Monday stops:

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

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

Let’s Make Bead Art Keychains: 2 – 3 p.m. Monday, July 19 at the library

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to come make bead art keychains shaped like ultra-cute animals! The library will supply everything you need to make a bead keychain friend - including a variety of patterns. This is a first-come, first-serve event. This event is part of the library's Summer Boost program. Sign up to earn prizes from local businesses at westfargolibrary.beanstack.org.

Tuesday, July 20

Little Red Reading Bus Tuesday stops:

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