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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.

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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 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. No registration is required. For more information, contact Children's Services at 241-1495.

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Crafty Dads & Babies: Make It For Mom!

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, Dads and their infants or toddlers up to 2-years-old, are invited to create a special gift for Mom at the Fargo Public Library. We’ll be painting and decorating canvases at the Main Library on Thursday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. and at the Dr. James Carlson Branch on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required and may be completed online or by calling 241-1495. Come prepared to get messy!

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babies ages birth to 18 months are invited to join us on Thursday, May 7, and Thursday, May 21, 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.