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Being at Home in the World Author Laetitia Mizero Hellerud To Visit Main Library January 14

Join us for a book reading and discussion with local author Laetitia Mizero Hellerud as she shares her book, Being at Home in the World. Change and adaptation have become a way of life for Laetitia, a four-time refugee. Having to adapt to this way of thinking since childhood, she learned to rely on her own decisions and, at the same time, accept the love and help of others to survive. In Being at Home in the World, Laetitia shares what she has learned about adaptation and finding your home in the midst of chaos and struggle. Books will be available for purchase. Contact Lori West at 701.476.5977
Sunday, Jan. 14 – Main Library at 2 p.m.


Author of North Dakota Beer: A Heady History to Visit Main Library January 25

Join us for an evening with author Alicia Underlee Nelson as she recounts North Dakota's journey from a dry state to a booming craft beer hub. A freelance writer and photographer who covers craft beer, travel, art, entertainment, Midwestern history, and North Dakota news for Thomson Reuters, Delta Sky Magazine, AAA Living Magazine, Matador Network, and numerous other publications, North Dakota Beer: A Heady History is Underlee Nelson’s first book and was published in 2017. Books will be available for purchase. Contact the Reference Desk at 701.241.1492 for details.
Thursday, Jan. 25 – Main Library at 7 p.m.


Beginner Yoga 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. 6, 20 & 27 (no Beginner Yoga on Dec. 13)

Jan. 3, 17, 24, & 31 (no Beginner Yoga on Jan. 10)

Thursdays – 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Dates: Dec. 14, 21 & 28 (no Beginner Yoga on Dec. 7)

Jan. 4, 11, 18, & 25

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 Children's Services at 701.241.1495.
Upcoming dates:
Thursdays, Dec. 7, 14, 21 & 28 – 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Jan. 4, 11, 18 & 25 – 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Main Library