Closed for Christmas

xmas-scaled500The Stanley Public Library will be closed on December 24th, 25th and 26th in observance of Christmas.  The library will be open on Monday, December 29 at 12:30 PM.  Merry Christmas!

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Ho Ho Jolly Christmas Candy Contest


Visitors ages 4-18 who stop at the library December 11-22 can view and guess the number of items in the Christmas candy container.  Guess correctly or be the closest and win the entire container!  One entry per person per day.  The winner will be chosen on December 23.  In case of a tie, the winner will be chosen by a drawing.  The contest is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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E-Books from ND Library 2 Go Now Available at Stanley Public Library!

OverDrive announcement

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Free Magazines Through Zinio

Stanley Public Library patrons now have access to 100 digital magazine titles through a service called Zinio, thanks to funding from the North Dakota State Library.  With Zinio, patrons can check out the most current issues of favorite magazines and keep the issue as long as needed without having to return it.

The Zinio collection can be accessed at  Click on “Services for the Public,” then “Online Library Resources.”  Zinio can be found under the “Magazines and Newspapers” heading.

First-time users will need to set up a couple of accounts to get started.  Visit the “Guides and Tutorials” page and follow the instructions for checking out and downloading free magazines.  Patrons will need to follow instructions for the type of tablet being used.  Zinio can also be found at

Patrons can also check out and read free magazines on a computer by following the instructions on the Zinio Library Collection and Check-out Guide.

Save money, save space and check out a digital magazine!

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Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library hold quarterly meetings the first Tuesday of March, June, September and November at 7:00 in the library.  Everyone is welcome and invited to attend!

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Welcome to our new library website. Look for additional content to come soon and feel free to contact us using the information on the “Contact Us” page.

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