August 21, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Come to the Grand Forks Public Library from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, August 21st for a viewing party of the 2017 solar eclipse. Solar eclipse glasses will be available to safely view the eclipse. The Dakota Science Center will provide activity stations to help explain the science behind it. All ages are welcome. This program is offered as part of the NASA@ My Library initiative to engage public audiences nationwide in informal and lifelong learning with the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery.
Thank you to the Northern Sky Astronomy Society and NASA Night Sky Network for borrowing the library 200 solar eclipse glasses for the event.
August 22, 10:00 AM
Preschool Storytime includes picture books, finger plays, songs, and puppet plays. It lasts about 30 minutes.
August 23, 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime includes age appropriate activities for children ages 0-2. Storytime is approximately 20 minutes.
August 24, 10:00 AM
Toddler Storytime includes short picture books, finger plays, puppet shows, and songs for children up to age three. Toddler Storytime is approximately 20 minutes.
August 24, 10:30 AM
August 24, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
There will be a Child ID event in the Children’s Dept. on Thursday, August 24th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The Grand Forks Police Dept. will create free identification cards for children.
August 27, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Does your child want to learn how to play chess? Do they want to play against other kids and improve their game? The Chess Club meets on select Sundays every month from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
August 28, 5:30 PM
Every 2nd & 4th Monday @ 5:30 p.m.
Meets in the Children’s Department
Bring projects you’re working on
Supplies will be provided
Crocheters are welcome too
For more information, contact Mary
701 772-8116 ext. 12
August 29, 10:00 AM
August 30, 10:00 AM
August 31, 10:00 AM
August 31, 10:30 AM
August 18, 12:00 PM
Bring your yarn, needles, and a friend.
August 19, 2:00 PM
Fun for the whole family! Free popcorn is provided.
August 20, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Do you need basic computer help? Reference staff are available to help with email, internet, basic Microsoft Office programs, and downloading ebooks, as well as simple laptop and mobile device issues.
August 25, 12:00 PM
August 30, 7:00 PM
Catch up on those classics that you missed in high school and college - with no tests or grading this time around.
August 31, 4:00 PM
Learn all about Minecraft and take on the world! The last Thursday of the month have instructed play!
FREE PLAY! (No instructor) Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday ALL DAY!