Learn A New Language

A question librarians get on a regular basis is “Where’s the stuff on how to learn [insert language here]?” In the past we have offered a number of excellent language learning resources: from workbooks and dictionaries for learners to practice their vocabulary and grammar to CD sets for hearing language spoken and practicing listening and…
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Edible Art For Kids: Cupcake Decorating

As part of the Fargo Public Library’s celebration of Youth Art Month, area youngsters are invited to learn the art of cupcake decorating. Join us Saturday, March 26 at 2 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library for this fun and tasty event. Come prepared to get a little messy! For kids ages 7 and up; pre-registration is required. All materials will…
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“Wimpy Kid” Movie Release Parties At The Library Today & Thursday

 Are you a fan of the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series of books? Future filmmakers and fans of the “Wimpy Kid” series are invited to the Fargo Public Library’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules Movie Release Parties this week. For ages 9 to 12, this event will teach kids how to create their…
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Have An EBook Reader, Need More EBooks?

In December 2010, the Fargo Public Library joined the cooperative effort called “Library2Go” which makes shared eBooks available to FPL customers with their library card. The service has been extremely popular. Judging from the number of questions pertaining to eBooks and eReader devices that the library’s Reference Desk has received, eBook readers were the big…
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Library’s Design-a-Bookmark Contest Continues Through March 31

Since March is Youth Art Month, the library is celebrating with a Design-A-Bookmark Contest for kids. Throughout the month of March, children age 12 and under are welcome to submit up to three (3) bookmark designs to the contest. Winners will be chosen by library staff and made into full color bookmarks that will be…
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