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Navy Week Activities

USS Constitution USS Constitution - History of Old Ironsides

On Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carlson Library, sailors from the USS Constitution will share the history of the U.S. Navy and the ship, better known as Old Ironsides. All ages are welcome; children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration needed. Call 241-1492 for more information.  

Navy Brass Quintet
Tuesday, July 211 p.m. at the Dr. JamesCarlson Library

Navy Jazz Band Quintet
   Tuesday, July 21
6:30 p.m. at the Main Library

Navy Woodwind Quintet
   Wednesday, July 22 – 1 p.m.
at the Northport Library

Crafts for Adults: String Art

You’ve seen it on Pinterest – now make your own! We’ll have everything you need to craft own string art. This program is recommended for adults. Registration is required and will open July 1. Register online or call 241-1492. Contact Jenilee at 241-8123 for more information. 
Thursday, July 23 – 6:30 p.m. at the Northport
Saturday, July 25 – 2 p.m.
at the Carlson Library

Clara BartonClara Barton: Patriot Angel

Meet Clara Barton, Civil War nurse, founder of the American Red Cross, and activist for civil rights and women’s suffrage, through living history performances by Susan Marie Frontczak. This all ages performance will be on July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library. No registration necessary. Call 241-1495 for details.


Summer Unraveled Crafters Sessions

This summer, the Unraveled Crafters are moving north! Summer sessions of Unraveled Crafters will be held once a month in the Northport Library Community Room on the 2nd Monday of June, July, and August from 5 to 8 p.m.

Dates are:
June 8
July 13
August 10

This is an informal, enthusiastic crafters group for novices and experts alike. If you are new to knitting or crocheting, we can teach you! For novice knitters, bring some worsted weight yarn (size 4 medium weight) and size 7, 8 or 9 knitting needles. For novice crocheters, bring some worsted weight yarn (size 4 medium weight) and one size I, J or K crochet hook. All interested crafters are welcome. Contact Lori West at 476-5977 or email for details.

One Book, One Community 2015

Fractured Land coverEach year, the Fargo Public Library, Moorhead Public Library, and West Fargo Public Library team up to promote one book that the entire community reads together, a reading program called “One Book, One Community.” This year's selection is Fractured Land: The Price of Inheriting Oil by Lisa Westberg Peters. All One Book, One Community events are free and open to the public. To find out more, visit the One Book, One Community website.