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.

Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program

Oceans of Possibilities, Stanley Public Library’s summer reading program, was held Thursday, June 2 at the library. Stories were read to the participants, a pearl diving relay was held and pearl key chains and paper plate seashells were made. Each child who read a book in the past week got to hang a fish on the line in the window. Sea life bouncy balls and Goldfish crackers were handed out as prizes. Eli Harwood, Lynnea Harwood, Kooper Snyder and Bray Gjellstad were the winners of books to take home. Children are encouraged to read 10-30 minutes daily as part of the program. The next day of the program will be Thursday, June 9 at 2:00.

Summer Reading Program Registration

The Stanley Public Library held registration for “Oceans of Possibilities” summer reading program on Thursday, May 26. After registration, children participated in several activities, including making a raft, building a shelter and sending an SOS. Children also received ocean-themed bookmarks, pencils, tattoos and shark fliers. The next day for the program is Thursday, June 2 from 2-3 PM. Anyone who was unable to attend registration may register on June 2.