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Fargo Public Library- Adult Services

Saturday Movie: A Raisin in the Sunraisinsun

theatre bThis classic 1961 film is being shown on Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at the Main Library in partnership with the Theatre B production, Clybourne Park, a 2010 play inspired by A Raisin in the Sun. Free popcorn will be served. All ages are welcome. Contact the Main Library Information Desk at 241-1492 or email Lori West at lwest@cityoffargo.com for details.

 

Main Library Celebrates Five Year Anniversary!

Main Library exteriorThe Main Library opened 5 years ago and we are celebrating! Help us mark the occasion by attending an informal reception with Library Director Tim Dirks on April 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the downtown Main Library. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Arm KnittingKnit Cowl

Who needs needles? Learn the basics of arm knitting and complete your own soft and chunky cowl in as little as 30 minutes. Knitting experience helpful but not required. This program is for adults and crafty teens. Classes are Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library and Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library. All materials will be provided. Pre-registration required as space is limited. Register online or call 241-1492.

Ice Cream Cone

 

Fans of Ann Ice Cream Social

Celebrate L.M. Montgomery’s classic Anne of Green Gables and everything Anne Shirley with crafts, activities and a good old fashioned ice cream social on Saturday, April 26, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library. Admirers both old and new are welcome, so bring a kindred spirit to share in all the fun. All materials will be provided. Space is limited; preregistration is required. Register online or call 241-1495.

 

Gardening!

Sprout in HandsGarden Series I:  Starting Plants from Seeds
Have you ever wanted to get your garden started from seeds, but didn’t know where to begin?  Join us with Barb Laschkewitsch to help you get sprouting. Registration is required. Register online or call 241-1472 with questions. 
Tuesday, April 29 at 7 p.m. at the Main Library.

Garden Series II:  Tough Turf
Local expert, Ron Smith, we be at the library to share the tricks of the trade on how to get the lush lawn you’ve always dreamed of.  If you have troubles with your tough turf, Ron will be sure to help! No registration required. Call 241-1472 with questions.
Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Main Library. 
 
Garden Series III:  Bugs in the Garden – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly! 
Janet Knodel will present on on the bad, ugly bugs and good bugs (butterflies, pollinators and beneficial insects) in the garden, insect identification and pest management strategies.Lady with Shovel
No registration required. Call 241-1472 with questions.
Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Main Library
 
Garden Series IV:  Blossom Barter – Come with Plants to Trade!
Blossom barter is an opportunity to share your love of gardening with your neighbors!  Participants bring leftover, divided, or sprouted bedding plants to exchange with others. 
No registration required. Call 241-1472 with questions.
Tuesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at the Main Library.

Unraveled Crafters

Crochet sampleThis is the place for knitters, crocheters, and other fiber lovers of all skill levels to gather. Bring along your projects to work on and projects to show off. Beginning to experienced crafters are welcome to join and no registration is required! Upcoming dates include April 13 & 27 at the Dr. James Carlson Library from 1-3 p.m.

If you would like to learn how to knit or crochet, please bring along worsted weight yarn (size 4 medium weight) and a crochet hook (size H, I or J) or knitting needles (size 7 or 8).
For more information, contact Lori at 701-476-5977 or lwest@cityoffargo.com