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Summer Reading Program 2014

Take our 2014 Summer Reading Program Survey

Go ahead and tell us what you think; your opinion is important to us. We invite you to take our short summer reading program survey to help us improve the program for all ages. The survey is open through August 23, so there is plenty of time to take it. Thank you in advance for your feedback.

Summer Reading Program 2014

This summer, visit any of the three Fargo Public Library locations (Main Library, Dr. James Carlson Library, or Northport Library) and participate in our exciting Summer Reading Program for kids, teens and adults. The fun begins June 2 and continues through August 9. All ages are invited to read and discover at the library all summer long.

For Kids: Fizz! Boom! READ!

Science is the theme for the 2014 Summer Reading Program at the Fargo Public Library, and exciting events are planned for kids of all ages. Kids from birth through 12 years of age are invited to participate in the Summer Reading Program from June 2 to August 9. Earn prizes and a free book as you track your reading. And be sure to take part in some of the many fun events and activities we have planned each week. You can print a schedule of events (pdf) too. Check out the above video for a fun look at all we have going on this summer for kids and families. Register for the Summer Reading Program by visiting any one of the Fargo Public Library locations beginning Monday, June 2. Or, you can print your reading log from our website, but don’t forget to visit a the Library to pick up your registration packet! Keep track of the time you spend reading and join us for programs featuring the Free Friday Movie series, bones and forensic science, air powered experiments, tornados and the weather, chemistry with Dr. Wyllie, the annual talent show for kids (& teens), storytellers, worm races, and much, much more!

For Teens: Spark a Reaction

The Fargo Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program will give teens an opportunity to take part in variety of interesting science-related programs and activities and ‘spark a reaction’ to reading and discovering. Teens, ages 11 to 18, will have the opportunity to make some oobleck (it’s a substance!), take part in a robot battle, have a teen chef competition, perform in the annual teen talent show and much more. In addition, teens can turn in reading logs for a chance to win prizes at the end of summer! Visit our teen page for a list of related events and activities.

Kids and Teens Can Ride MATbus for Free to the Library all Summer!

Metro Area Transit (MAT) is providing free rides to youth (K-12) going to and from Fargo Public Library locations. Kids can ride free from June 1 to Aug. 31 when they show the bus driver their Fargo Public Library card.

For Adults: Literary Elements

The Fargo Public Library celebrates summertime with its annual adult summer reading program in from June 2 through August 9. This year, the theme is “Literary Elements” and we want residents to participate in the annual summer program at the library by reading and taking part in inventive and engaging programs including technology classes, concerts, book discussions, and DIY craft workshops. Grab your library card and head to the nearest Fargo Public Library location. Use your time on vacation, at the lake, or in your own backyard to read, learn and discover. Events for adults are listed on our adult services page and on the online events calendar. For more information, visit a Fargo Public Library location near you or call (701) 241-1472.