LEGO Contest Winners



The Stanley Public Library recently celebrated National Library Week with a LEGO building contest.  Entrants built a character or scene from a book they read.

The winners are:  grades 4-6, Max Jackson, first and Ashley Ellis, second; grades K-3, Kaitlyn Tronset, first and Logan Longmuir, second.

There were many excellent entries.  Congratulations to all participants for a job well done!  The contest was sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

National Library Week April 8-14

nlw18-social-media_10-compass-instagram-share-imageCelebrate National Library Week at the Stanley Public Library April 9-13!  Children ages 3-18 who visit the library may register daily for prizes and for grand prizes to be given away.  They are encouraged to read a book, build a LEGO display relating to the book and bring it to the library to be displayed all week.  There will be games, crafts and other activities from 4:00-4:45 each day.  On Wednesday, the public is invited to tour the library and coffee and cookies will be served from 2:00-4:30.  The Friends of the Library will hold a used book and movie sale and will be selling souvenir playing cards all week.  Come join the fun!

Library Week LEGO Contest

lego-blocks-523449Celebrate National Library Week with a LEGO building contest at the Stanley Public Library!  Students in grades K-6 are encouraged to read a book and then build a character or scene from that book using LEGOs.  No designs using instruction books will be accepted.  Entries can be dropped off at the library beginning April 5.  Include a 3″ x 5″ card with name, grade and title of the book with the design.  The LEGO designs will be judged in two categories, grades K-3 and 4-6, on April 13.

The contest is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Food for Fines






food-for-finesFood for fines will be held March 12-28 at the Stanley Public Library.  Library patrons can bring non-perishable food items to the library to waive fines for overdue items.  One dollar in fines will be waived for each item donated, with a limit of ten items.  All food collected will be donated to the Mountrail County Food Pantry.

Food must be in store-sealed cans, boxes or plastic containers within its expiration date.  No glass containers, perishable food, opened or repackaged containers will be accepted.  Items can be turned in at the circulation desk at the library and may not be applied toward future fines.  No drop-offs, please.


Blind Date with a Book Winner!

IMG_0519The Friends of the Library sponsored “Blind Date with a Book” during the month of February at the Stanley Public Library.  Alan Zastera was the lucky winner!  Alan’s blind date was “Savage, Texas” by William W. Johnstone, a western novel which he rated three hearts out of four.  Congratulations to Alan and all patrons who took home a blind date!