Stanley Public Library’s virtual summer reading program, “Imagine Your Story,” concluded last week with awards to those who completed the program. Winners were Tessa Zarak, Alexis Laparra, Jessy Roise, Will Zarak, Alycia Laparra, Harper Zarak and Isabel Hurst. In addition to prizes earned, the awards also included a contribution from the Bank of North Dakota into a new or existing College SAVE Plan and an entry into a drawing to win one of ten $529 College SAVE scholarships.
Congratulations to all students who participated in the summer reading program. The program was sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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The Stanley Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. The library will be open on Monday, July 6 at 12:30 PM. Have a safe and happy 4th!
The Stanley Public Library’s Imagine Your Story summer reading packets for Week 4 are ready to be picked up. This week’s theme is Fairy Tales. Activities included in the packets are Jack and the Beanstalk, making a wishing lamp and a magic carpet. This is the final week of take-home activities.
Welcome back to the Stanley Public Library! All patrons are now able to use the library and we will still follow the ND Smart Restart guidelines.
Temporary library hours will be from 12:30-5:15 PM Monday through Friday. Three computers will be available with a one-hour time limit and newspapers will be available.
Please practice social distancing while in the library and stay home if you don’t feel well.
The Stanley Public Library’s Imagine Your Story summer reading packets for Week 3 are ready to be picked up. This week’s theme is Magical Creatures. Activities included in the packets are making unicorn poop, creating an ocean in a jar and making fire-breathing dragon heads.
The summer reading packets of activities are ready to be picked up today! This week’s theme is Knights Training. Activities include designing shields, creating swords with pool noodles, making catapults and two word searches with this week’s theme.
A reading from the book The Knight at Dawn by Mary Pope Osborne can also be found on the Stanley Public Library Facebook page, along with examples of this week’s activities.
The Stanley Public Library will be holding a summer sidewalk book sale on Friday, June 12 from 12:30-4:30 PM. Come and check out the great deals on books, DVDs, book bags and souvenir playing cards! In case of inclement weather, the sale will be held in the library.
Here’s another story excerpt from Harry Potter as part of the first week of activities of the Stanley Public Library’s virtual summer reading program.
The Stanley Public Library’s summer reading program, Imagine Your Story, begins today!
Packets of activities can be picked up at the library between 1:00 and 4:00. Activities from a Harry Potter theme include creating a sorting hat origami, creating Hogwarts bookmarks and a magic wand, and a magic dancing beans activity.
An excerpt of a reading from Harry Potter is posted on the Stanley Public Library Facebook page or can be viewed here.