The Little Red Reading Bus

About the Little Red Reading Bus

The Little Red Reading Bus delivers the joy of reading to kids across West Fargo and beyond during the summer months. We know that introducing reading to kids, especially at a young age, sets them up for success. We also realize that not all children have books at home or a means to go to the physical library, so we bring the books and library experience directly to them instead!  Check out our 2021 Summer Boost Impact Report to learn more about why we are so passionate about this program!

The Little Red Reading Bus was started in 2018. Thanks to our supporters, in just three short years, the Little Read Reading Bus has evolved from an idea into an outreach program of the West Fargo Public Library. 

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Kids standing in front of the Little Red Reading Bus

Upcoming Events: 

The Little Red Reading Bus route has ended for the year, however the library is still hosting Little Red Reading Bus events and making appearances at other community events. Check out the lineup below for more information. 

  1. Oct 30
  2. Little Red Reading Bus at WF Harvest Festival

    The Little Red Reading Bus will be out on Sheyenne Street during the first ever Yards Business Association Harvest Festival!
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  1. Nov 17
  2. Ready to Read Program Launch Party

    Come celebrate the launch of our new early literacy initiative at the library, learn about our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, enjoy refreshments, meet our librarians, participate in activities and learn how you can ensure your child is ready to read and succeed.
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Library Cards

Little Red Reading Bus library cards are no longer valid. To check out books from the Little Red Reading Bus, please sign up for a West Fargo Public Library card. Visit our Library Cards webpage or the service desk at the library for more information.

Summer Route

In the summer, the Little Red Reading Bus followed a weekly bus route schedule from June into August. Check out our 2021 Little Red Reading Bus Route flyer (below) to see where we visited this summer. 

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Inclement Weather Policy

The West Fargo Public Library may cancel Little Red Reading Bus route stops due to inclement weather or other threats to public safety. In cases of bad weather, cancellations will be announced via the Little Red Reading Bus and West Fargo Public Library Facebook pages, the library's event calendar and the emergency notice bar at the top of the library's website. Cancellations will be announced with as much notice as possible. For AM stops, cancellations will be announced by 7 a.m. the day of. For PM stops, cancellations will be announced by 3 p.m.

AM stops will be relocated to the West Fargo Public Library at 215 Third St. E, West Fargo in inclement weather.

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Kids reading together Little Red Reading Bus