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Posted on: August 10, 2022

REMINDER: Library patrons must use Door 1 to enter the library

Library patrons must use Door 1 to enter building.

REMINDER: Door 1 (the main entrance) is open again at the West Fargo Public Library!
We have had a few families still trying to enter the Lodoen Center building through Door 23, which is no longer able to be used by library patrons. The school temporarily ...
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Posted on: August 6, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department responds to Saturday morning structure fire

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At approximately 11:50 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, the West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to Spitfire Bar & Grill (1660 13th Ave. E.) for a structure fire. When crews arrived on scene, flames were visible from the roof of the building, above t...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

New West Fargo Library Director hosting public input events Aug. 16

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The West Fargo Public Library’s new director is hoping to hear ideas and feedback from the public during two open houses Tuesday, Aug. 16.  Betty Adams, who took the helm as director in mid-June, will be available from 1 – 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 – 7 ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department invites public to input session for strategic plan

Fire Department Strategic Plan (PNG)

The West Fargo Fire Department is hosting a public stakeholder meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. The purpose of this meeting is to gather community feedback on the department’s functions and programs. This information will inform a n...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

'The Night Watchman' is 2022 One Book, One Community Title Pick

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In partnership with the Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo public libraries, Concordia College’s Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Livingston Lord Library, North Dakota State University Libraries, the Indigenous Association, Moo...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

West Fargo Library adds lactation room for public use

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The West Fargo Public Library now has a designated lactation pod available for public reservation. The pod, which is a small room located under the stairs in the library near the new books and audiobook sections, is available to be reserved by the public ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Library seeks input from Summer Boost participants

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The West Fargo Public Library is asking Summer Boost reading program participants, people who visited the Little Red Reading Bus and anyone who attended an event at the library this summer to take a quick survey to help improve the library's prog...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

West Fargo Library outdoor book drop reopened!

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The book drop at the West Fargo Public Library is once again functional. Patrons can now use the drive-up book drop to return items to the library. 

Residents can also return materials to the library by bringing them inside, visiting a Little&...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

West Fargo Police Department asks for public’s help in locating runaway juvenile

Runaway Juvenile -Peytn Cromp (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway 17-year old female, Peytn Cromp. 

Peytn left her residence Thursday, July 21, 2022 at approximately 4 p.m. Peytn is 5’7” and 170 pounds, with brown hair and bro...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

West Fargo Police Department announces newest addition to K-9 Unit

Hondo (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department is excited to announce the newest member of the K-9 Unit, K-9 Hondo. K-9 Hondo is a 19-month old Belgian Malinois from the Netherlands. K-9 Hondo and his handler, Officer Brock Ackerman, are certified in narcotics, narcoti...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission to hold public hearing 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8

Special Assessment Commission Public Hearing

The City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall. During this meeting, the Special Assessment Commission will review the following projects that...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

West Fargo residents are reminded public retention ponds are not for recreational use

Retention Pond Safety Press Release (PNG)

The West Fargo Police and Fire Departments want to remind residents that public retention ponds are not intended for recreational use. Retention ponds serve an important purpose that makes them unsuitable for play, and pose multiple safety hazards that ca...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Job Service ND to offer onsite services at West Fargo Library

Job Service ND to offer onsite services at West Fargo Library

Job Service North Dakota will offer onsite walk-in services at the West Fargo Public Library beginning Wednesday, July 13.

Job Service ND staff will be at the library to offer one-on-one assistance from 1 to 3 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. Se...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

West Fargo Library adds afternoon storytime session due to growing attendance

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Beginning Wednesday, July 6, the West Fargo Public Library will offer a second weekly session of their popular Ready to Read Storytime at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. 

Intended for children ages 3 to 5 and their parents, Ready to Read Storytime will n...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

West Fargo Library welcomes new Library Director

Betty Adams, Library Director

The West Fargo Public Library welcomed Betty Adams as Library Director on June 13, 2022. As Library Director, Adams oversees all library operations and provides strategic leadership for the development of library programs and services.  ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Cruise Night season kicks off Thursday, June 16, in The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne in West Fargo

2022 Cruise Night at The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne

Cruise Night, a summer celebration presented by the City of West Fargo, West Fargo Events and Toppers Car Club, is returning to The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne district in West Fargo. The first Cruise Night of the season will take place from 4:30 ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

The Little Red Reading Bus route begins June 6, 2022

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The West Fargo Public Library's Little Red Reading Bus begins it's weekly eight-stop route Monday, June 6.

The Little Red Reading Bus makes library services more accessible to the community by bringing books, yard games, educational activ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Hours of operation changing for West Fargo City Hall and Police Department building

Hours of operations update

Effective Wednesday, June 1, 2022, the hours for the West Fargo City Hall and Police Department building at 800 4th St. E. in West Fargo are changing. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., unless there are public meetings or events that require di...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

West Fargo Library Memorial Day closure and summer hours

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The West Fargo Public Library will be closed Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. Memorial Day weekend also marks the beginning of the library’s summer hours, which are:  

  • Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.&...
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Posted on: April 8, 2022

West Fargo Library announces Little Red Reading Bus route schedule and Summer Boost 2022 plan

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The West Fargo Public Library summer reading program – Summer Boost – returns June 1.  The program incorporates online reading and learning challenges, the Little Red Reading Bus route and special events and activities for all...

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Posted on: April 2, 2022

OverDrive app no longer supported; try Libby!

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This spring, the OverDrive app was removed from app stores. Since the legacy OverDrive app is no longer supported, library patrons are encouraged to switch to Libby – a newer, more user-friendly app that grants access to the same collection of ebooks, aud...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Library partnership with West Fargo Public Schools provides expanded library access to students

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West Fargo, ND – (February 4, 2022) – A recent partnership between West Fargo Public Schools and the West Fargo Public Library has expanded literary access for middle and high school students.

At fall registration, parents/guardians are...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

New library programs help families prepare kids for Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

West Fargo Public Library helps families prepare kids for Kindergarten through new programs

Public launch party 4 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17 at West Fargo Library

(West Fargo, N.D. Nov. 9, 2021) In 2020, 50% of children entering Kindergarten in We...

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