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 One Book, One Community 2014

Orphan Train

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!

 

 

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.

Culture & Colors of Pakistan

pakistan flagJoin us, Tuesday, Sept. 30, starting at 7 p.m. at the Main Library for a special presentation by Sania Usman Khan featuring the history and culture of Pakistan. This session will include images of the country along with a display of embroidered garments and textiles used as part of cultural celebrations and festivals. Light snacks and Kashmiri tea will be served. This program is in partnership with Cultural Diversity Resources. For details, contact Diane Briggs at (701) 241-1492.

Jazz into Fall

Free concerts on Sundays at 2 p.m. at the Main Library. For more details call 241-1492.

  • Allen Cartet Quintet - Sunday, Oct. 5
  • Mary Marshall Trio - Sunday, Oct. 12
  • Harley Sommerfeld Quartet - Sunday, Oct. 19
  • Kathie Brekke & 42nd Street - Sunday, Oct. 26

Unraveled Crafters

Ball of yarnThe "Unraveled Crafters" will meet in the Dr. JamesCarlson Branch's Community Room on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month (Sept - May) from 1 to 3 p.m. Upcoming dates include:
September 14 & 28
October 12 & 26
November 9 & 23
This is an informal, enthusiastic crafters group for novices and experts alike. If you are new to knitting or crocheting, we can teach you! All interested crafters are welcome. Contact Lori West at 476-5977 or email lwest@cityoffargo.com for details.