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Father’s Day Leather Key Fob

Looking to give dad a handmade gift he’ll love? Join us to make a personalized stamped leather key fob. Ages 11- 18. All materials provided. Pre-registration required. Registration opens May 14. Register online or use the contact form below for details.
Saturday, May 26 at 11 a.m. at the Main Library


Libraries Rock Teen

2018 Teen Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!

The Fargo Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program will give teens an opportunity to take part in a variety of interesting programs and activities this summer. Teens, ages 11 to 18, will have the opportunity to engage in some unique activities just for teens. In addition, teens can turn in reading logs for a chance to win prizes at the end of summer!


Talent Show

Fargo Public Library Talent Show

The Fargo Public Library Talent Show returns this summer and we are looking for contestants! Area kids and teens in grades 1-12 are invited to enter. If you sing, dance, juggle, play an instrument or have any other performing skills, show us what you’ve got! The show will be held at the Main Library on Tuesday, June 19 at 6:30 p.m. All participants will receive prizes, and trophies will be awarded in three different age groups. Be sure to check out the guidelines below. If you have questions, call 701.241.1495.
Contest Guidelines:
• Must provide own music, props, etc. (We’ll provide the sound system and we have a digital piano available for use by contestants)
• All routines, music, lyrics, choreography and costumes must be suitable for all ages
• Performance not to exceed 5 minutes
• Must attend rehearsal on Monday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. or do a walk-through earlier in the day
• Pre-registration is required and may be completed by calling 701.241.1495


Anime Summer Series

Do you like anime or manga? Are you interested in Japanese culture? This summer the library is hosting an Anime Summer Series. We’ll screen animated film & television programs in the iconic Japanese style. From 20th century classics to contemporary powerhouses, there will be something for everyone. Our final selections will be voted on by you.
Please note: This series is NOT a children’s program & is recommended for teens(13+) & adults. For details, contact Amanda at 701.241.1354
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Dates: June 5, July 10, August 7

Saturdays at 2 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Dates: June 23, July 28, August 25


Great Science for Teens

Join us for an all new edition of Great Science for Teens led by Dr. Graeme Wyllie of Concordia College with fun science experiments made just for teens. All materials provided. Pre-registration required.Register online or call 701.476.5978 for more info. Registration opens May 21.
Monday, June 4 at the Main Library at 6:30 p.m.

Duct Tape Wallets

Keep all your gear secure with fun patterns and colors of duct tape. . All materials provided. Pre-registration required.Register online or call 701.476.5978 for more info. Registration opens May 21.
Tuesday, June 5 at the Dr. James Carlson Library at 2 p.m.
Thursday, June 7 at the Northport Library at 2 p.m.

Escape the Library for Teens

Based on the popular Escape Room concept, teens will work in a group and use teamwork to gather a series of clues to figure out how to Escape the Library. All materials provided. Pre-registration required.Register online or call 701.476.5978 for more info. Registration opens May 21.
Wednesday, June 13 at the Main Library at 12, 1, and 2 p.m.

Talent Show

Back by popular demand! Kids and teens are invited to reach for the stars and take part in the Fargo Public Library’s Talent Show! Pre-registration is required. Register by calling the Children’s department at 701.241.1495.
Tuesday, June 19 at the Main Library at 6:30 p.m.

Color Slime

Fluffy, gooey, fun slime! Make your own colorful slime to take home! All materials provided. Pre-registration required.Register online or call 701.476.5978 for more info. Registration opens May 21.
Tuesday, June 26 at the Dr. James Carlson Library at 2 p.m.
Thursday, June 28 at the Northport Library at 2 p.m.

Cupcake Wars

We’ll provide the cupcakes and decorating materials, you bring your imaginative ideas! Tweens and teens will create their very own cupcake masterpieces. Everyone’s a winner because they get to eat their creation, but will you be the champion cupcake decorator?!?! All materials provided. Pre-registration required. .Register online or call 701.241.8295 for more info. Registration opens May 21.
Tuesday, July 10 at the Dr. James Carlson Library at 2 p.m.
Thursday, July 12 at the Northport Library at 2 p.m.

Spray Dye T-shirts

Get creative with spray fabric paint to make a tie-dye effect on a white t-shirt. All materials provided. Pre-registration required.Register online or call 701.476.5978 for more info. Registration opens May 21.
Tuesday, July 17 at the Dr. James Carlson Library at 2 p.m.
Thursday, July 19 at the Northport Library at 2 p.m.

Intro to Dungeons & Dragons

Curious about Dungeons and Dragons™ after watching Stranger Things? or maybe you’ve always wanted to go on a quest?! Get a two hour crash course at the library, where you’ll learn the basics and set out on your first guided adventure! Each participant will get to take home their own set of gaming dice to continue their own campaigns!
(Dungeons and Dragons is a social, tabletop role-playing game in a medieval fantasy environment where participants work together to imagine and overcome puzzles, dungeons, and monsters.) All materials provided. Pre-registration required. Register online or call 701.241.8295 for more info. Registration opens May 21.
Tuesday, July 24 at the Dr. James Carlson Library 2-4 p.m.
Thursday, July 26 at the Main Library 2-4 p.m.


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


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