This week’s events:
Library Summer Boost program wraps up July 31; Bus route ends Aug. 11
The West Fargo Public Library’s summer reading program, Summer Boost, ends July 31. Participants of all ages must sign up and enter their reading hours on or before July 31 to be eligible for their rewards. Reading hours can be retroactively added. Prizes can be picked up until Thursday, Aug. 12 at the West Fargo Public Library service desk or on the Little Red Reading Bus route. The bus will continue to make its scheduled stops until Wednesday, Aug. 11. Visit https://westfargolibrary.beanstack.org for more information about Summer Boost. To view the Little Red Reading Bus route, visit thelittleredreadingbus.com.
Wednesday, July 28
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 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 thelittleredreadingbus.com.
Mahjong Games: 1:30 – 3:30 Wednesdays at the library
• 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.
Pajama Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover: 7 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at the library.
• Kids are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal to the library for this special evening story time and visit from the MSUM Planetarium. After the story time, stuffed animals are invited to sleep over at the library. Library staff will share the animals’ sleepover fun on social media and attendees will receive a commemorative picture when they pick up their furry friends the next day. Limited to the first 30 registrants. Sign up at https://westfargolibrary.org/FormCenter/Library-Event-Registrations-40/Pajama-Storytime-Stuffed-Animal-Sleepove-279
Thursday, July 29
Little Red Reading Bus Thursday stops July 29: 9 a.m. at Goldenwood Park; 10:30 a.m. at Shadow Wood Park; 5 p.m. at Willow Park Elementary, Fargo; 6:30 p.m. at South Elmwood Park.
Twisted Stitchers: 1 – 3 p.m. Thursdays at 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.
Saturday, July 31
Last day to track reading hours on Beanstack for Summer Boost: Visit westfargolibrary.beanstack.org to track reading hours and earn prizes.
Little Red Reading Bus Saturday stops July 31: 9 a.m. at Centennial Park, Harwood; 11 a.m. at The Wilds Park, 423 47th Ave W;
Butterflies & Pollinator-friendly Gardens (Beginner Adult Gardening Class): 2 – 3 p.m. Saturday, July 31 at the library
• Join fellow beginner gardeners for a presentation all about butterflies and other pollinators, why they are important and how to cultivate a pollinator-friendly garden. This event is free, but registration is required. Sign up at https://westfargolibrary.org/FormCenter/Library-Event-Registrations-40/Butterflies-and-PollinatorFriendly-Garde-273
Monday, Aug. 2
Little Red Reading Bus Monday stops Aug. 2: 9 a.m. at Freed Park, Horace; 10:30 a.m. at Rendezvous Park.
Tuesday, Aug. 3
No Little Red Reading Bus Tuesday stops Aug. 3
•The Little Red Reading Bus will be at the West Fargo Police Department’s Night to Unite event, 5 – 7 p.m. Elmwood Park.