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February Brings Festivities to Fargo Library

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Don’t miss out on interesting reads, Shakespearian movies, thrilling crafts, exciting presentations and more at the Fargo Public Library.

Book Clubs

The Fargo Public Libraries offer interesting book clubs on a range of topics. Feel free to join the Reading World Book Club 7 p.m. Thursday in the Main Public Library for its discussion on “The House of the Spirits,” by Isabel Allende.

If you enjoy a cup of tea with a good book, then the Tea Time Book Club is for you. At 2 p.m. Sunday, the library will be discussing “Ordinary Grace,” by Willian Kent Krueger at the Carlson Public Library. Bring your own cup of tea or enjoy those provided by the library.

Northport Classics Book Club will be discussing “Ragtime” by E. L. Doctorow at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Join them at the Northport Public Library.

Finally, on Feb. 23, the Current History Book Club will be at the Main Public Library at 7 p.m. to discuss their featured novel, “The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisted” by Louisa Lim. Get a taste of modern history with this riveting tale.

Shakespeare in the Movies

To celebrate ShakespeareFest, the Main Public Library is hosting Shakespeare movies throughout the month. Free popcorn will be provided for each event.

Join them Sunday to see “Hamlet” (1948), Feb. 14 for “Romeo & Juliet” (1968) and Feb. 28 for “Much Ado About Nothing” (1993). All movies are shown at 2 p.m.

Unraveled Crafters

Are you a crafting king or queen? Or are you a novice trying to gain some experience? Join the Unraveled Crafters.

At 1 p.m. Feb. 14 and Feb. 28, the Unraveled Crafters will be at the Carlson Public Library as they knit, crochet and give you helpful tips for your own crafting.


The Main Public Library will be hosting two presentations in the month of Feb. In honor of Darwin Day, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 16, North Dakota State professor Dr. Seth Quintus will be giving a presentation and hosting a discussion on human evolution. He will share new scientific findings as well as discuss the common misconceptions about human evolution.

At 2 p.m. Feb. 21, Ghana Shyam will be presenting the “Colors & Culture of Bhutan.” She will share images of the country, discuss the festivals and celebrations in Bhutanese culture; there will also be a display of Bhutanese garments and textiles.

Check the event’s page for more details.

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