Shark Week Activity Day

A Shark Week activity day was held at the Stanley Public Library on Thursday, July 28. Story time was held for the younger children in the morning with an activity time for older children in the afternoon. Stories were read and the activities included coloring, making cool shark magnets, creating paper plate whale ornaments and making floating sharks.

The winners of the book drawing were Levi Addicott and Harper Gratton. Shark tooth erasers, jaws big bites bracelets, bubbles and pirate animal yoyos were handed out as prizes. Children are encouraged to read 10-30 minutes daily.

Summer Fest Book Sale

Join us at the Stanley Public Library for a Summer Fest Book Sale Thursday, August 4 from 1:00-6:00 PM. Come and check out the great selection of used books, DVDs, book bags and souvenir playing cards! A free-will cash donation will be accepted. The sale will be held inside the library and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Back-To-School Reading Rock Star

Be a reading rock star at the Stanley Public Library!

Students in grades K-12 are invited to check out a library book, read it, rate it and return it to the library August 2-29 to be entered into a drawing for prizes.

The winners will be chosen on August 31. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program

Oceans of Possibilities, Stanley Public Library’s summer reading program, concluded on Thursday, June 30. Stories were read and the children made yarn sea turtles. The winners of a book to take home were Isabel Hurst, Connor Gustavson, Kooper Snyder and Rylee Arnold. The grand prize winner of a Barnes & Noble gift card was Easton Manson.

Prize winners of pizza certificates, donated by Pinnacle, or Dakota Drug gift cards, donated by a library patron, were Lynnea Harwood, Noah Kuster, Delaney Dupay, Jason Roses, Carter Olson, Adeline Hunt, Malia Weigel, Mya Anderson, Eli Harwood, Masen Hysjulien, Connor Gustavson, Bennett Sandeen, Evan Dittbrenner, Abram Wisthoff, Jaxton Cossette, Dash Cossette, Easton Manson, Elliott Essler, Olivia Wisthoff, Parker Dittbrenner, Sofia, McCoy Essler, Alycia Laparra, Hogan Schepp, Maelynn Snyder, Harrison Dupay, Eva Anderson, Hazen, Axel Sandeen, Dylan Olson, Laynee Littlecreek, Parker Haugen, Knute Roise, Berkley Schepp, Bode Haugen, Greyson Addicott, Wrigley Hysjulien, Amelia Hunt and Kai Anderson. Prize winners of prizes donated by the Friends of the Library, were Levi Addicott, Bray Gjellstad, Parker Manson, Isabel Hurst, Kooper Snyder, Rydge Gjellstad, Omni Roise, Gunnar Dazell and Rylee Arnold.

Prizes may be picked up at the library. Congratulations to all of this year’s participants!

Closed July 4

The Stanley Public Library will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The library will be open Tuesday, July 5 at 12:30 PM. Have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July!

Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program

Stanley Public Library’s summer reading program, Oceans of Possibilities, was held Thursday, June 23 at the Stanley Public Library. Fish with titles of books the children read last week were hung on the fishing line. Stories were read and the children made jelly fish using recycled plastic cups and streamers. Children also made paper bag sea otters. The winners of a free book were Noah Kuster and Harrison Dupay. Sea life poppers and clown fish launchers were handed out as prizes and children are encouraged to read 10-30 minutes each day. The program will wrap up next Thursday, June 30 at 2 PM. Children should come early to register for prizes.

Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program

Stanley Public Library’s summer reading program, Oceans of Possibilities, was held Thursday, June 16 at the library. Fish with titles of books the children read were hung on the fishing line. Pirate stories were read and children learned to speak “pirate.” A pirate scavenger hunt was held throughout the library and children received pirate tattoos upon completion. The children also made a pirate spyglass to wrap up the day. Prizes and treats were handed out and the winners of the free book drawing were Berkley Schepp and Omni Roise. Children are encouraged to read 10-30 minutes as part of the program. The next day of the program will be Thursday, June 23 at 2:00.

Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program

Oceans of Possibilities, Stanley Public Library’s summer reading program was held Thursday, June 9 at the library. Stories were read to the participants, an ocean pollution experiment with chocolate pudding and gummy fish was held and then sea creatures were made with recycled plastic bottles, crepe paper, googly eyes, pipe cleaners and pom poms. Fish were hung on the fishing line with titles of books that were read. Wind-up submarines, bouncy balls and shark gliders were handed out as prizes. The winners of books to take home were Dash Cossette and Eva Anderson. Children are encouraged to read 10-30 minutes as part of the program. The next day of the program will be Thursday, June 16.