Demolition Of The Main Library Is Almost Complete

Take a look at our photo galleries to see the status of the demolition of main library. The groundbreaking for the new main library building will take place on September 5, 2007. Watch for the blog for more information about the event.

Chopping Down The Cherry Trees

If you were by the old library before it started to come down, you might have noticed that the crab apple trees by the front door were gone (cue any George Washington jokes now, please).  The City Forestry Department and the Minn-Dak Woodturners Association took down the trees and treated them so that they could be turned into items that will grace the new library. If you are interested in seeing the photos we’ve included a sample below, but there’s more at MinnDak Woodturners’ Fargo Library Project web site. In this photo the woodturners are treating the wood…
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Photo Gallery Of Old Main

A photo gallery with pictures of the demolition of the main library is up. Take a look and remember to check back because we will be adding more as the building goes down.

The Old Library Is Coming Down!

This morning the exterior demolition of the old library began. We’ve got some pictures that will go up over the course of the day, but to give you some samples: It’s sad to see it go, but it’s served Fargo well for almost 40 years and we know the new, larger library will meet the city’s growing needs…
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Spirited Librarian

Suzanne Morrison, one of our very own board members, has been awarded the 2007 Spirit of Law Librarianship Award from the American Association of Law Librarians. From the announcement: The award committee is pleased to announce that Suzanne M. Morrison, U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Branch Librarian for North and South Dakota is this…
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