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Friends of the Fargo Public Library

About the Friends

Officially formed in March 1995, the Friends of the Fargo Public Library is an advocacy group that promotes the library through fundraising, sponsoring events, and organizing used book sales.

To join the Friends, download or pick up a Friends of the Library application at any branch of the library.

For more information about the Friends, visit their website to stay up-to-date on their events and happenings.

You may also email the Friends of the Library or call 701.364.BOOK (701.364.2665).
The Friends can also be contacted by mail at: Friends of the Fargo Public Library, P.O. Box 1365, Fargo, ND 58107.

Friends Second Editions Bookstore Hours at the Main Library

The Second Editions bookstore is open regular library hours.

Request for Donations
The Friends of the Fargo Public Library accept donations of used books and other media such as DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks to sell at all Fargo Public Library locations and during their regular book sales at the Main Library. The items can be brought to the Friends' bookstore at the Main Library (101 4th St. N. in downtown Fargo) during regular bookstore hours. Most any type of children's or adult books and media are welcome.

Please note: If you are donating more than two boxes of materials, please contact the library or the Friends so they can be prepared. Donations to the Friends are tax deductible.

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Friends Fall Book Sale* Set for October

The Friends of the Fargo Public Library are holding a HUGE used book sale Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7, in the breezeway/ concourse area at the downtown Main Library.
Dates and times:
Friday, Oct. 6: 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$5 Bag Sale on Saturday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

*Book Sales are also at the Dr. James Carlson Library and Northport Library branches during library hours.