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Fargo Public Library - Children's Department

The Children's Services Department offers a variety of materials and programming for children and their families.

March Crafts
Crafternoons at Carlson!


Crafternoons at Carlson continues each Monday afternoon through May 23. Children up to age 12 are welcome to stop by the Dr. James Carlson Branch anytime between 3 and 4:30 p.m. for a craft project. No registration is required and all materials are provided. Stop by and get crafty at the library! For more information, contact the Children’s desk at 701-241-1495.

May Day Basket
May Day is Coming!


Calling all preschoolers! Let's make a fun May basket to leave on someone's doorstep for May Day. Join us at the Dr. James Carlson Branch on Wednesday, April 27 at 11 a.m. or at the Northport Branch on Thursday, April 28 at 11 a.m. This program is geared toward kids ages 3-6 years old. No registration is required and all material will be provided.

Chess Pieces
Chess Club


All ages 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. Our April meetings take place on Thursday, April 7, 14, 21 and 28. No registration is required. For more information, contact Children's Services at 241-1495.

Baby Rhyme
Baby Rhyme Time


Babies ages birth to 18 months are invited to join us on Thursday, May 5, and Thursday, May 19, for the next sessions of lapsit storytimes. Held the first and third Thursdays of each month, Baby Rhyme Time takes place at the Dr. James Carlson Branch at 10 a.m., and at the Main Library at 6:30 p.m. Share songs, fingerplays, short books, rhythms and rhymes with baby while introducing your little one to books and the library! Each session concludes with open play time. No registration is required. One child per grown-up lap please.