Library Closed April 18

The Stanley Public Library will be closed on Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday.  The library will be open on Monday, April 21 at 12:30 PM.

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National Library Week April 14-17

Change lives @ your library is the fitting theme for this year’s National Library Week celebration! Children ages 3-18 who visit the library during National Library Week may register for prizes to be given away at the end of the week.

Students are invited to build a Lego display relating to a book they’ve read and include their name, grade and title of the book on a 3 x 5 card. Displays can be brought to the library after April 9 and picked up after April 21. Prizes will be awarded in two age groups.

Monday, April 14 will be game day for students in grades K-3 and Tuesday, April 15 will be game day for students in grades 4 and up. There will be board and card games available at the library from 1:00 to 5:00 for students to play and treats will be served each day.

An open house for the public will be held Wednesday, April 16. The Friends of the Library will hold a book and video sale and will be selling souvenir library playing cards. Coffee and cookies will be served from 2:00-4:30.

Thursday, April 17 will be the final day for students to register for prizes. The names of the winners will be announced in the Mountrail County Promoter.

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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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