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Orphan TrainOne Book, One Community 2014

Each 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.”

By public vote, the title selected for the 2014 One Book, One Community reading project is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

Go to the One Book, One Community website to find out more!


Author Visit: Christina Baker Kline

On Wednesday, August 13, at 7 p.m. at The Stage at Island Park, Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train will read from and discuss her book. This event is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the discussion.  

Upcycled Journals

If you want to preserve memories from travel, special events or just everyday life, a journal is a perfect way to do just that. Make your own using upcycled materials and an easy book binding technique. Program is recommended for adults. There are three sessions for this event:

  • Tuesday, September 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport Community Room 
  • Thursday, September 4, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library Community Room
  • Saturday, September 6, at 10 a.m. at the Carlson Community Room

Pre-registration is required. Register online or call 241-1492. This program is part of One Book, One Community 2014. For more information, contact Jenilee at 241-8123.

Checker Club

Adults and teens of all skill levels are invited to join the new Fargo Public Library Checker Club, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2. Facilitated by former ND State Checker Champion Neil Wenberg, meetings will include instruction as well as play time. Meetings will be held in the Fercho Room at the Main Library between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required and may be completed online or by calling 476-5978.

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Fargo Public Library's 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program

To participate in the 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program from June 2 to August 9, simply pick up a bookmark book log at any of our library locations beginning on June 2nd. Write down the books you read or Fargo Public Library adult programs you attend and turn in the book log by August 9 and you’ll be entered in our Summer Reading Program prize drawing! Check out the great events and programming we have scheduled for the summer below.  

Please take our 2014 Summer Reading Program Survey!

Help us make next year's summer reading program even better by participating in this short survey.