Fargo library announces lineup of free events for kids this week – InForum

FARGO — The Fargo library is throwing open its doors this week for a host of free events for kids of all ages.

The lineup of events is intended to help keep young people busy during the stretch of school vacations, according to a release from the Fargo Public Library.

The library is kicking off these events with “Pi/e Day,” a week-long celebration of both the mathematic ratio and the baked treat. Each will be recognized with different crafting activities, such as hand sewing felt coasters.

The first of these events will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, at the downtown Main Library, followed by another event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the Dr. James Carlson Library.

Snacks will be provided at these events. Space is limited and registration is required by calling the Children’s Services Department at


On Friday, Harry Potter fans are invited to attend a themed crafting event to create a glow in the dark light switch cover at the Northport Library. The event is intended for children ages 11 to 15.

Registration for the Harry Potter event is suggested but not required. Register by visiting

or calling


For younger children in grades one through six, the library is hosting a “Mind Mysteries LIVE!” session with Dr. Ben Balas from the North Dakota State University Psychology Department. The event will feature an experiment to “learn how kids’ brains help them understand what they see,” the release stated.

This event will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saurday, March 16 at the downtown Main Library. A second session will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 24, at the Dr. James Carlson Library.

Materials will be provided and registration is not required. Those seeking more information can call


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