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Library News for the week of March 9, 2022 – InForum

Library News for the week of March 2, 2022 - InForum
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March 1 – 28, “Displaced” Art Exhibit Curated by Laura Youngbird
This March, view a group art exhibit exploring indigenous culture and history at the West Fargo Library. The exhibit, curated by Laura Youngbird, features artists from around the nation. Each artist featured was assigned a piece from Joy Harjo’s “An American Sunrise” to bring to life through their artistry. “An American Sunrise” is a National Endowment for the Arts Big Read that discusses the Trail of Tears, Harjo’s personal and ancestral history, and other topics through poems, prose, lyrics and quotes from outside sources.

Wednesday, March 9
10:30 – 11:30 am, Early Literacy Storytime at West Fargo Public Library
Pre-K kids are invited to Early Literacy Storytime on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 am Early Literacy Storytimes at the West Fargo Public Library are open, interactive storytime sessions focused on engaging children in early literacy activities through reading, writing, songs , play, and art activities before they head to Kindergarten. Our Early Literacy Storytimes are intended for children ages 3 – 5, but kids of other ages will not be turned away. Each storytime is a little different, but we will always read, play and create together. Each week will have new themes, new stories, new activities and new fun.

6:30 – 7:30 pm, English Conversation Circle at West Fargo Library
A conversation circle is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced level of English Language Learners to practice speaking in an informal setting. International visitors and immigrants are welcome. English Conversation Circles take place monthly on the second Wednesday of the month at the West Fargo Public Library. Registration is not required. Attendees talk about everyday life in the United States (topics like money, healthcare, children, and schools), things to do in the West Fargo area, and current events in the United States and the world. Expect to participate in conversation, discussions, role-plays, and speaking games and practice speaking, listening, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Thursday, March 10
2 – 3 pm, Let’s Make Tiny Art (for Teens) at West Fargo Library
Middle school and high school students are invited to paint tiny canvases however they’d like during this one-hour art event. Finished tiny artworks will be featured in the library’s display case for a special Tiny Art Exhibit. After the exhibit, the artists are free to take their pieces home. Thursday, March 10 is a no school day for the West Fargo Public School District.

6 – 8 pm, Technology Tutors Available at West Fargo Library
Helpful and knowledgeable volunteers are standing by to help with your technology questions. Sign up for free one-on-one technology coaching by appointment at westfargolibrary.org. Appointment slots are 30-minutes. Appointments are available:
10 am, to noon, Tuesdays
6 to 8 pm, Thursdays
10 am, to Noon, Saturdays
Volunteer technology tutors are available to assist with topics like: basic computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone skills; basic internet and browser skills; setting up email or social media accounts; learning how to use apps and websites; and streaming and downloading digital media.

Friday, March 11
10:30 – 11:30 am, Baby Boost Storytime at West Fargo Public Library
On Fridays, storytime is especially for babies! Baby Boost Storytime encourages connections through language and social interaction. This storytime provides a safe and encouraging space for children ages 2 and under and their caregivers to interact and grow language and social skills through introduction to books, rhymes, signs, and play. Activities from this storytime also help foster an emotional connection between the child and their caregiver which helps to create a positive association with learning and reading.

Saturday, March 12
10 am – noon, Technology Tutors Available at West Fargo Library
Helpful and knowledgeable volunteers are standing by to help you with your technology questions. Sign up for free one-on-one technology coaching by appointment at westfargolibrary.org. Appointment slots are 30-minutes. Appointments are available:
10 am, to noon, Tuesdays

6 to 8 pm, Thursdays

10 am, to Noon, Saturdays

Volunteer technology tutors are available to assist with topics like: basic computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone skills; basic internet and browser skills; setting up email or social media accounts; learning how to use apps and websites; and streaming and downloading digital media.

Monday, March 14
6 – 7 pm, Monday Night Readers Book Club at West Fargo Library
The Monday Night Readers meet on the second Monday of each month at the West Fargo Library. View the line-up of reads for each month on the book club website at https://bit.ly/32eiV4j. Dates subject to change due to weather or scheduling conflicts. Visit the library’s Facebook page or see https://bit.ly/32eiV4j for updates.

Tuesday, March 15
10 am – noon, Technology Tutors Available at West Fargo Library
Helpful and knowledgeable volunteers are standing by to help you with your technology questionsSign up for free one-on-one technology coaching by appointment at westfargolibrary.org. Appointment slots are 30-minutes. Appointments are available:
10 am, to noon, Tuesdays

6 to 8 pm, Thursdays

10 am, to Noon, Saturdays

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