Fargo Library Hosts Movie Parties For Kids

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 next week. For ages 9 to 12, this event will teach kids how to create…
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Fargo Library Board Meeting Rescheduled For March 23

March 14, 2011: The Fargo Public Library’s Board of Trustees regular March meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 23 at 4 p.m. in the Fargo City Commission chambers at 200 3rd St. N. The library board meeting is open to the public, and an agenda is available at www.fargolibrary.org. Minutes from past library board…
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Real People In Fiction

What to read next? Try reading about real people – kings, queens, politicians, writers and other important figures in fiction.  Real people fiction characters  may react differently from what is commonly known about the individual character’s manner in other historical settings or facts.  The author combines comprehensive knowledge of history, fantasy, adventure, mystery or romance…
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Reading A 1/2 Marathon: Can You Go The Distance?

On October 10, the FM Half Marathon will start and finish next to the New Main of the Fargo Public Library (see details here). That led a few of us FPL staffers to wonder what it would take to read a half marathon, which would be 13.1 miles of type. The calculations work out to…
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In The Architect’s Words

The Fargo Public Library’s design architects for the New Main Library are Meyer, Scherer and Rockcastle of Minneapolis. This firm specializes in the design of libraries, including the US Senate Library, the new St. Cloud Public Library, the restoration of the St. Paul Central Library, and the addition to the Detroit Lakes original Carnegie library.…
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