Fargo Library Hosts 1957 Fargo Tornado Book Event Monday, May 21

On the evening of June 20, 1957, an F5 tornado struck Fargo, ND. The Fargo Public Library welcomes authors Trista Raezer-Stursa, John Hallberg, and Lisa Eggebraaten of the recently released book 1957 Fargo Tornado to the downtown Main Library on Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. to share the story of the tornado. The book contains over 200 images from the Cal Olson Photograph Collection and other photograph collections held at the NDSU Archives. Mr. Olson was one of the photojournalists for the Fargo Forum who took pictures the day of the tornado. A book signing will follow the event and books will be available for purchase. For details, contact the Main Library Information Desk at 701.241.1492 or email askreference@fargolibrary.org.

Fargo Public Library events are free and open to the public. Children age 9 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For more information regarding the Fargo Public Library and a list of upcoming events, call 701.241.1472 or visit www.fargolibrary.org.