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Winter Read-a-Thon Starts January 6

Read. Always. Morning, noon and night! Winter is just made for reading. Why not earn prizes while doing it? Take part in the 2020 Winter-Read-a-Thon from Monday, Jan. 6 through Saturday, March 1, 2020. Pick up a book log or at any Fargo Public Library location beginning Jan. 6 or download one here. Read. Always.


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Ancestry.com 101

Curious about genealogy? Learn how to navigate the free library edition of Ancestry.com! Laptops will be provided during the program or feel free to bring your own. Registration is required; register online or call us at 701.241.1492 for more information.
Monday, Jan. 27 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 6 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 8 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 10 a.m. (This session was rescheduled from Jan. 18 due to the storm.)


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FMCT’s "Little Women: The Musical" Preview Performance

Join the cast of Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre’s Little Women: The Musical for a preview of some scenes and a song or two on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 7 p.m. at the downtown Main Library. Enjoy hot tea, hot chocolate, and some sweet bites too! All ages are welcome and no registration is required. Contact Lori W. at 701.476.5977.


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Beginner Yoga for Adults at Carlson

This is a class for those who haven’t tried yoga before or who want a refresher. The purpose of this class is to provide a relaxing environment to focus on taking care of YOU! Along with gentle stretching, this class will also teach breathing exercises to provide calmness. Bring a yoga mat if you have one or a large towel and wear comfortable clothing that is easy to move in. This program is recommended for adults, and no registration is required. Call 701.241.1492 for details.
Upcoming dates:
Wednesdays – 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Dates: Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29 (no Beginner Yoga Jan. 1)
Feb. 5, 12, 19, and 26
Thursdays – 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Dates: Jan. 2, 9, and 23 (no Beginner Yoga Jan. 16 or 30)
Feb. 13 (no Beginner Yoga Feb. 6, 20, or 27)


Tea Tasting

Tea Tasting Series at the Dr. James Carlson Library

Explore some of the many unique teas available. Samples of 4 different teas from around the globe will be provided each month, along with brewing tips and relevant information on the background of that month’s selection. Bring a friend so you can sip tea and socialize. Program is recommended for adults. Pre-registration is required. Contact Katrina at 701.241.1494 with any questions.
Saturday, Feb. 1 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 10 a.m.
Saturday, March 7 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 10 a.m.
Saturday, April 4 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 10 a.m.
Saturday, May 2 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 10 a.m.


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Restorative Yoga Sessions at the Dr. James Carlson Library

We have more 90-minute Restorative Yoga classes for adults. Restorative yoga has potential benefits to every person, regardless of age, gender, or physical ability. Please bring a yoga mat or a large towel and wear comfortable clothing. This class is recommended for adults and no registration is required. For details, contact Lori at 701.476.5977.
Monday, Feb. 24 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 6 p.m.
Monday, March 16 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 6 p.m.
Monday, April 20 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 6 p.m.
Monday, May 18 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 6 p.m.


Go Club

All ages and skill levels are invited to participate in the Fargo Public Library’s Go Club! Go is a Chinese board game older than chess with very simple rules. Players alternate placing a small stone on a grid and attempt to control space on a board. Sessions are held every Wednesday between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. in the Dawson Room at the downtown Main Library. No registration is required. For more information, contact Steve Hubbard at the Main Library Information Desk at 701.241.1492.
Upcoming dates:
Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Dates: Jan. 8, 15, 22, and 29

Chess Club

All ages and skill levels are invited to participate in the Fargo Public Library’s Chess Club! Meetings are held every Thursday between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. in the Fercho Room at the downtown Main Library. No registration is required. For more information, contact the Main Library Information Desk at 701.241.1492.
Upcoming dates:
Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Dates: Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30


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