Summer Reading Registration

EL_eng-768x418An open house registration for the Summer Reading Program at the Stanley Public Library will be held on Thursday, May 31 from 2-4 PM at the library.  Students ages 5-13 are invited to attend the program.  Please call the library at 628-2223 if you’d like to register but are unable to stop in on Thursday.

Registration will also be open on the first day of the program, Tuesday, June 5 at 2:00.

Summer Reading Program

EL_eng-768x418You are invited to LIBRARIES ROCK!, Stanley Public Library’s 2018 Summer Reading Program.  An open house registration will be held Thursday, May 31 from 2-4 PM.  Students ages 5-13 are invited to participate.

This year’s program dates are Tuesday, June 5, Thursday, June 14, Tuesday, June 19 and Tuesday, June 26 from 2-3 PM.

A special program, “The Life of Mozart,” will be presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company Tuesday, June 5 at 6:30 PM in the Stanley Elementary School gym.  This program is a frolicsome, gleeful and historically accurate play about one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived.  From start to finish, this show is accompanied by Mozart’s breathtaking music.  This play is designed to introduce young children to the vibrancy of history, the joy of music and the true story of this very special composer’s life.

The summer reading program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

National Library Week Winners

nlw18-social-media_10-compass-instagram-share-imageThe Stanley Public Library recently celebrated National Library Week with a variety of activities, including a drawing for children who visited the library during the week.

Grand prize winners, sponsored by Dakota Drug and Pinnacle, are:  Avery Ellis, Martin Heberlie, Savaeja Aune, Katy Roise, Aiden Meduna, Logan Neset, Jacob Anderson, Kolton Longmuir, Amelia Jackson, Adela Heberlie, Steven Chippewa, Laylah Wilson, Annie Roise, Jacob Sacro and Aurora Meiers.

Other prize winners are:  Griffin Wilson, Cooper Skarsgard, Ashley Ellis, Kaitlyn Tronset, Jessa Longmuir, Nora Brandt, Khloe McCormick, Henzlie Longmuir, Archie Jackson, Isabel Hurst, Jud Anderson, Max Jackson, Vada Dimick, Abby Wing, Lexi Neset, Maya Sacro, Zaelynn Aune, Laney Jackson, Jack Dimick, Isaak Longmuir, Hugh Jackson, Jessy Roise, Pierce Tronset, Ava Shold, Karley McCormick, Dakota Jackson, Logan Longmuir and Achaia Braddock.

Congratulations to all entrants for visiting the library during National Library Week!  Prizes may be picked up at the library.

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.