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This image shows a person looking at the titles available on the book bike cart.
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This image shows a graphic of Broadway Square's World Book Night Celebaration.
This image shows a person looking at the titles available on the book bike cart.
This image shows a woman smiling as she reads from a book into a microphone.
This image shows a little girl grabbing a book from the Little Free Library.

Celebrate the annual magic of World Book Night! 

This event brings people from all backgrounds together for one reason – to inspire others to read more. The 2022 World Book Night book list features a diverse collection of books with something for everyone.

This local event is a cooperative effort between the Fargo Public Library, NDSU Press, Broadway Square and the Reading Agency/World Book Night Organization. An assortment of books are available on-site to read, check out, download and purchase. Authors and librarians are reading selections out loud. 

Activities

The book lineup and activities include:

  • Fargo Public Library on-site with their book bike and a variety of books to check out, including some of the 2022 World Book Night Books

  • NDSU Press on-site with various books to peruse and purchase

  • Speakers discussing the importance of reading, the role of libraries and the variety of ways to access books

  • Authors reading selections from their books

  • Selections from 2022 World Book Night books and audio books read aloud and played

Participants have the chance to include their favorite book on the interactive Book Sharing Wall. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of their favorite book to swap in Broadway Square's Little Free Library. Leave a book, Take a book.

The event includes:

  • Free World Book Night and Read in Color bookmarks
  • A limited number of stylish bookbags 
  • Books
  • More exciting giveaways being announced soon!

To wrap up World Book Night, Broadway Square is hosting a reading hour (#ReadingHour) immediately following this event when people are encouraged to bring, check out, purchase or download a book to read individually while gathered together around The Square.

We encourage event participants to grab their favorite food and beverage from the wide variety of Downtown Fargo restaurants and snack shops and return to The Square to participate in reading hour.

Be sure to check out the following recommended reading lists if you're still hungry for more book ideas: