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Teen Design a Bookmark Contest

Design-A-Bookmark Contest for Teens

Capture your creativity and enter the 2019 Teen Design-a-Bookmark Contest. You can enter up to two submissions. To participate, pick up a form at any of our three locations or download one here. Submissions will be accepted from Friday, March 1 through Sunday, March 31, 2019. Two winners will be selected – one for each age group: 13 to 15 years, 16 to 18 years; teens are welcome to submit up to two designs. All entries will be displayed at the Dr. James Carlson Library. Library staff will vote to determine the winners of the contest; winners will be announced in early April. Winning bookmark designs will be printed and distributed at all three library locations. For more information, call Sara M. at 701.298.6960.


Board Game Blowout!

Try out a new game from the library’s board game collection or bring a favorite to play with family and friends. Join us for any of these family-friendly events where we will feature a new game each month as well as having a variety of games available for free play. No pre-registration is required. This event is open to teens, kids, and adults of all ages. Call 701.241.1492 for more information.
Upcoming dates:
Saturday, March 23 – Main Library at 2 p.m.
Saturday, April 27 – Main Library at 2 p.m.


Chemistry lab glassware

Here There Be Dragons Events for Teens April 11 and 13

Come one and all for a celebration of dragons! Set out on a Dragon Quest, work on a dragon craft, and stay fueled up on themed snacks. Whether you prefer reading about dragons as heroes, (Wings of Fire, Dragonwatch, How to Train Your Dragon, Seraphina, etc.) or think of them as the villain of the story (The Hobbit, Harry Potter, Dungeons & Dragons, fairytales, legends, etc.) there’ll be something for you. Geared towards older kids (ages 10 and up), tweens, and teens. All materials will be provided and no pre-registration is required. Call Sarah at 701.241.8295 for details.
Thursday, April 11 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 13 – Main Library at 2 p.m.

Great Science for Teens is April 16

We’ll be hosting an all new edition of Great Science for Teens led by Dr. Graeme Wyllie of Concordia College with engagin science experiments made just for teens in grades 6-12. All materials will be provided. Pre-registration is required and opens March 19. Register online or call Sarah at 701.241.8295.
Tuesday, April 16 – Main Library at 6:30 p.m.

Tiny Tea Party and Craft for ’Tweens, Teens, and Adults

Itsy bitsy things are just so cute! You’re invited to enjoy mini refreshments and create a tiny craft at our first-ever tiny tea party! Open to ’tweens, teens, and adults. Pre-registration is required. Register online at Register online or call Sarah at 701.241.8295 for details.
Tuesday, April 23 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 4 p.m.
Thursday, April 25 – Main Library at 6 p.m.


Teen Survey

Teen Services Survey

We want to hear what you have to say! Help the Fargo Public Library improve our services for teens. Please give us feedback by filling out our brief survey and you could win a $25 gift card.


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