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Silent Reading Party at Front Street Taproom Dec. 16

B.Y.O.Book (or pick a librarian selected title), order a beverage, and read together—independently. Pick a cozy spot in Front Street Taproom’s (614 Main Ave.) Mezzanine and read uninterrupted as vinyl plays in the background and library staff are on hand to check-out books and provide snacks. Please note: this is a 21+ event.
Sunday, Dec. 16 – Front Street Taproom from 3 to 5 p.m.


Yoga mat

New! Restorative Yoga Sessions

Restorative Yoga is a 90-minute yoga class that has benefits to every person, regardless of age, gender, or physical ability. Some benefits to practicing restorative yoga include balancing the nervous system, deep relaxation of your physical body, boosting your immune system, and gentle stretching of muscles for increased flexibility. Props are used in this class for every pose to completely support your body and allow for full relaxation. Poses in this class are held longer to deepen the inward focus and to practice stillness. Bring a yoga mat if you have one or a large towel and wear comfortable clothing that is easy to move in. These classes are recommended for adults, and no registration is required. For more information, contact Lori W. at 701.476.5977.
Mondays – 6 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Upcoming Dates: Dec. 17, Jan. 7, and Feb. 4


Go game board

Learn to Play Go!

Go is a Chinese board game older than chess and arguably more sophisticated, while having very simple rules. Players alternate placing a small stone on a grid and attempt to control space on a board. The library is starting a Go Club and all ages and skill levels are invited to participate in the Fargo Public Library’s Go Club! Sessions are held every Wednesday between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. in the Dawson Room at the downtown Main Library. No registration is required. Knowledge of the game is not required. Experienced players are also welcome. For details, contact Steve at 701.241.1492.
Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Dates: Dec. 5, 12, 19, and 26

Beginner Yoga for Adults at Carlson

This is a class for those who haven’t tried yoga before or who want a refresher. The purpose of this class is to provide a relaxing environment to focus on taking card or YOU! Along with gentle stretching, this class will also teach breathing exercises to provide calmness. Bring a yoga mat if you have one or a large towel and wear comfortable clothing that is easy to move in. This program is recommended for adults, and no registration is required. Call 701.241.1492 for details.
Upcoming dates:
Wednesdays – 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Dates: Dec. 5, 19, and 26 (no yoga Dec. 12)

Thursdays – 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Dates: Dec. 6, 13, 20, and 27

Chess Club

All ages and skill levels are invited to participate in the Fargo Public Library’s Chess Club! Meetings are held every Thursday between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. in the Fercho Room at the downtown Main Library. No registration is required. For more information, contact the Main Library Information Desk at 701.241.1492.
Upcoming dates:
Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Dates: Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27


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