Reading Rock Star Winners

Students in grades K-12 were reading rock stars during the month of August at the Stanley Public Library! The students checked out books, read them, filled out a rating sheet and returned them for an entry into the prize drawing.

Prize winners were Valentina Anthony, Braxton Istilart, Cassidy Bohrer, Jessy Roise, Laylah Wilson, Levi Addicott, Jaylee Snyder, McKenzie Bohrer, Canyon Nardacci, Isabella Anthony, Kooper Snyder and Anthony Nardacci. The contest was sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Reading Rock Star

Students are reminded that there are only a few days remaining in the Reading Rock Star contest! Books and rating forms need to be returned to the Stanley Public Library by Friday, August 27 to be eligible for the prize drawing.

Crazy Days at the Library

Crazy Days at the Stanley Public Library will be Thursday, August 5 from 1:00-6:30 PM. Come and check out the great selection of used books, DVDs, book bags and souvenir playing cards! A free-will donation will be accepted. The sale will be held inside and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Stop in to receive a ticket and earn extra tickets by testing your bowling skills. Tickets will be collected at the end of the day and entered into a drawing sponsored by the Commercial Club.

Reading Rock Star


Students in grades K-12 are invited to check out a library book, read it, rate it and return it to the library August 2-27 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.

Tails and Tales Summer Reading

“Tails and Tales” was the theme of the summer reading programs at the Stanley Public Library. On Thursday, July 1, the program concluded with various activities, including reading stories, making binoculars and going on a safari hunt through the library. The winners of a book to take home were Sylas Doyle and Abram Wisthoff. The grand prize winner of a Barnes & Noble gift card was Axle Sandeen.

Other prize winners were Eva Anderson, Carter Olson, Kooper Snyder, Sophia Maghakian, Parker Haugen, Piper Taylor, Eli Harwood, Harrison Dupay, Isabel Hurst, Olivia Wisthoff, Omni Roise, Trent Bohrer, Derrick Barnes, Mya Anderson, Molly Hamilton, Bode Haugen, Lynnea Harwood, Jaylee Snyder, Bentley Johnson, Laylah Wilson, Blakely Bell, Collin Petras, McKenzie Bohrer, Payton Lystad, Jaxton Cossette, Dylan Olson, Delaney Dupay, Emilia Taylor, Kai Anderson and Raelyn Johnson.

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

Tails and Tales Summer Reading

There will be no summer reading program at the Stanley Public Library on Thursday, June 17, but take-and-make activity/craft kits will be handed out to all the participants who stop at the library this week. Activities include paper plate whale kits, color your own zoo animals masks and safari animals cups. Supplies are limited so stop in early. The next date of the summer reading program will be Thursday, July 1 at 2:00. Please come early to register.

Tails and Tales Summer Reading

“Tales and Tails,” Stanley Public Library’s summer reading program was held Thursday, June 17 at the library. Stories were read to the participants and they created blob fish slime and lion face masks. Hedgehogs and animal bracelets were handed out as prizes and the winners of a book to take home were Omni Roise and Bea Houtkooper. There will be no program Thursday, June 24 but children who visit the library June 21-25 can pick up take-home activities related to this year’s theme. The last day of the program will be Thursday, July 1 at 2:00. Please come at 1:45 to register for prizes.