Storytimes in Fargo & Moorhead

Looking to get your child interested in reading?

Taking your child to storytime can help foster a love of reading and learning. Also, it’s a  great opportunity for social interaction.

Here is a listing of ongoing storytimes in Fargo!

Storytimes in Fargo & Moorhead*

*Note: Storytimes are subject to cancellation. Please check each organization’s website to ensure the most accurate information. 

Fargo Public Library

Storytime sessions are offered during Fall & Spring.

Baby Rhyme Time is held at the Main Library on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., and at the James Carlson Library on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m., twice a month. Baby Rhyme Time is for babies birth to 18 months. Children and caregivers will sing songs, explore short books, rhythms, and rhymes. Pre-registration is not required.

Children’s Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers is open for kids ages 2-6. It’s held at the Main Library on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., at the Northport Branch on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m., and at the James Carlson Library on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Pre-registration is not required.

Visit the FPL story time page for more information on both these storytime events! Or contact the Fargo Public Library Children Services Department for additional information.

West Fargo Public Library

Ready to Read Storytime is held Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. These sessions are for kids ages 3 – 5 and focus on language development, social skills, vocabulary, and creativity. In addition, children can gain early literacy skills through reading, talking, singing, writing, creating, and playing. And also creating an interest in independent learning and reading for kids.

Baby Boost Storytime is for children age 2 and younger. Each Friday from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., these storytimes provide an opportunity for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to interact together. In addition, helping foster emotional connections as they develop language and social skills. And creating positive connections with literacy, learning, and reading.

For updated information or to RSVP, check out the West Fargo Public Library Facebook page and the Library Calendar.

Moorhead Public Library

Storytime in Moorhead features songs, poems, and a different theme each week. Events are geared for children ages 3 – 6, but children of all ages are welcome. And storytime takes place Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:00 p.m., Thursdays from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m., and second Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.. Check their Events Calendar for more details.

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Leah is a true Midwesterner: born in Minnesota, educated at the University of North Dakota, and living in Fargo since 2009. She has a degree in English and spent years working as a paralegal. Leah is now a stay-at-home mom to two boys, Andrew and Sammy. She spends her free time reading, traveling, and getting a good workout in. She loves learning, music, art, coffee, the oxford comma, and is continually pursuing the elusive goal of having an organized home.


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