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Fargo Public Library- Adult Services

Gardening Series

Get your green thumb ready for spring and summer with four informational and hands-on gardening sessions at the library! Attend any or all of the sessions. All workshops will be at the downtown Main Library. No registration is necessary for any of the sessions. For details, contact the Main Library at 241-1492. Dates, topics, and presenters are:
Tuesday, May 3, at 7 p.m.:  Growing Cut Flowers with Barb Laschkewitsch
Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m.: Square Foot Gardening with Dr. Ron Smith
Tuesday, May 17, at 7 p.m.: Bee'utiful Landscapes – Building a Pollinator Garden with Dr. Esther McGinnis

Blossom Barter!

GardeningThe Blossom Barter is an opportunity to share your love of gardening with your neighbors. Participants are asked to bring healthy divided or sprouted bedding plants to exchange with others.
Tuesday, May 24, at the Main Library at 7 p.m.

Webinar on Scholarships and Fellowships

As a cooperating collection of the Foundation Center, the Fargo Public Library provides local non-profits with access to the most comprehensive resource on grants and foundations. Librarian Greg Gilstrap will screen a webinar titled How to Find and Win Scholarships and Fellowships which focuses on knowing how and where to look for funding to pay for school. No registration is required. Call 241-1492 with any questions. Saturday, May 14, at the Main Library at 2 p.m.

Safeguarding Our Seniors Seminar

senior safety 100Have you ever been pressured to provide personal information to someone you don’t know over the phone or through email? Or received a phone call or letter letting you know you’ve suddenly won a large amount of money? Senior financial abuse is often under-reported and misunderstood. The Better Business Bureau and Allianz Life have partnered together to provide the seminar “Safeguarding Our Seniors – Be Empowered to Take Action” to raise awareness and empower seniors and caregivers to take action against senior fraud and financial abuse. This event is free and open to the public; no registration is required. Call Lori at 476-5977 or email with any questions.
Thursday, May 19, at the Dr. James Carlson Library at 1 p.m.

Adventures in WonderlandWhite Rabbit

Follow us through the looking glass! Join Alice and her friends as they attend a tea party, follow the Cheshire Cat through the library, and make a Wonderland souvenir to take home. Costumes are encouraged, and there will be a photo booth. Open to adults, teens, and families. No registration is required. All materials will be provided. Contact Amanda at 476-4040 with questions.
Sunday, May 22, at the Main Library at 2 p.m.