The theme for this year’s summer reading program at the Stanley Public Library is “Every Hero has a Story.” Registration will be Thursday, May 28 at 2:00 PM at the library. The program will be held on Thursdays at 2:00 PM during the month of June and is open to children ages 5-12.
Come enjoy some reading and fun activities!
The Stanley Public Library recently celebrated National Library Week and one of the activities was a LEGO building contest.
Winners in the K-3rd grade category were Erika Littlefield, first, and Nadia Steenbakkers, second. Erika’s entry was “American Girl–Grace” and Nadia’s was “The Fairy Berry Bake-Off.”
Winners in the 4-6th grade category were Ashton Olson, first, and Jacob Littlefield, second. Ashton’s entry was “Harry Potter–Hogwart’s” and Jacob’s was “Moby Dick.”
Winners received Barnes & Noble gift cards. Congratulations to all entrants for a job well done! The contest was sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
The Friends of the Library sponsored “Blind Date with a Book” during the month of February at the Stanley Public Library. Laurie Fitzgerald was the lucky winner! Laurie’s blind date was “The Searchers” by Alan LeMay, a western fiction book. Congratulations to all patrons who took home a “blind date!”
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 library.nd.gov. 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 rbdigital.com/northdakotastatend.
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!
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!
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.