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Twice Sold Tales -- The Friends Bookstore

 

The Friends book store is owned and operated by The Friends of the Library Board of Directors and Volunteers. We are open 11:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday, offering quality used books at reasonable prices. All proceeds go to improve resources and services of the Dickinson Area Public Library.

Contact Information for:  

Twice Sold Tales

128 2nd Street West 
Dickinson, ND
(701) 456-7700

 

A Brief History

The Friends of the Dickinson Area Public Library organized in 1984 after a successful series of noon Sandwich Inn programs.  The first board members were people who hadattended the series.  The purposes of the Friends of the Library according to the Articles of Incorporation are: 

1) Maintaining an association of persons and organizations who are interested in increasing, improving and making better known the resources and services of The Dickinson Area Public Library.

2) Sponsoring cultural events and securing for the library materials of cultural value.

3) Enlarging public support, understanding and use of the library.

4) Encouraging and receiving gifts, endowments and bequests for the benefit of the library.

5) Establishing and maintaining a fund to accomplish these purposes for the benefit of the library.  The corporation does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit, incidental or otherwise.

Friends Activities

1) Provide hospitality for events at the Public Library.

2) Facilitate the operation of “Twice Sold Tales” on a volunteer basis.

There is annual meeting for the general membership of the Friends of the Library held every April. 

At this meeting, committee reports are given, board members are elected and the membership has the opportunity to give input as to what they would like to see for the future of library service in the community.

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Upcoming events
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 10:45am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Drive in and add some wheels to your car, find a “parking spot”, grab a snack and enjoy the show! Please feel free to bring a pillow and/or a blanket. Movies are typically 30 to 45 minutes in length.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Kids and teens, come and build to the theme in the Library Community Room. Enter to win a cool Lego door prize!

Fri, Jun 21, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
All ages. One free bag of popcorn per movie attendee! Bring your own drink! No unattended children under 10. Hosted in the Library Community Room by the West Entrance.

Mon, Jun 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, finger plays, music and dancing, and activities for babies and toddlers! Storytime is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Mon, Jun 24, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer. FREE Meal for Children and Teens* *Under 18 Years of Age. Meals are generously provided by Pizza Ranch.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Join us for a different science, technology, engineering, art or math activity on Mondays! For ages 6-10.

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Come to the meeting, pick up the book. Read the book and come discuss it with other adults at the next meeting! Snacks provided!

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, feltboard stories, music, and activities for fun and learning! Each storytime is different! Storytime is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Every week for ages 11-17 only! Arts, crafts, food, activities, life-sized games, and challenges.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, feltboard stories, music, and activities for fun and learning! Each storytime is different! Storytime is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 10:45am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Ms. Frizzle does experiments. *SIGN-UP REQUIRED
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Ms. Frizzle does experiments. *SIGN-UP REQUIRED
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jun 28, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
All ages. One free bag of popcorn per movie attendee! Bring your own drink! No unattended children under 10. Hosted in the Library Community Room by the West Entrance.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer. FREE Meal for Children and Teens* *Under 18 Years of Age. Meals are generously provided by Pizza Ranch.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer. FREE Meal for Children and Teens* *Under 18 Years of Age. Meals are generously provided by Pizza Ranch.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Join us for a different science, technology, engineering, art or math activity on Mondays! For ages 6-10.

Mon, Jul 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
The paint is for the adults, the pajamas are for the kids! Come and paint with us, all supplies provided, and sign up your little ones to attend a pajama and stuffed animal story time while you paint!

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, feltboard stories, music, and activities for fun and learning! Each storytime is different! Storytime is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Tue, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Every week for ages 11-17 only! Arts, crafts, food, activities, life-sized games, and challenges.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, feltboard stories, music, and activities for fun and learning! Each storytime is different! Storytime is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:45am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Drive on in and add some wheels to your car, find a “parking spot”, grab some snacks, and enjoy the show! Please feel free to bring a pillow and/or a blanket. Ages 0-5.

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Kids and teens, come and build to the theme in the Library Community Room. Enter to win a cool Lego door prize!

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Traveling Lantern has been educating and entertaining children all over the country since 1985. My Mother The Astronaut Aquarius' mom is an astronaut and today is "Take your child to work day"

Fri, Jul 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
All ages. One free bag of popcorn per movie attendee! Bring your own drink! No unattended children under 10. Hosted in the Library Community Room by the West Entrance.

Sat, Jul 13, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
This it, this is the day. Final call for coloring contest entries!!!!

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
One free bag of popcorn provided. Bring your own drink. Discussion to follow. All are welcome!

Mon, Jul 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, finger plays, music and dancing, and activities for babies and toddlers! Storytime is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer. FREE Meal for Children and Teens* *Under 18 Years of Age. Meals are generously provided by Pizza Ranch.

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Join us for a different science, technology, engineering, art or math activity on Mondays! For ages 6-10.

Mon, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Free craft!!! Supplies provided, for ages 18 and over!

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, feltboard stories, music, and activities for fun and learning! Each storytime is different! Storytime is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Tue, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Every week for ages 11-17 only! Arts, crafts, food, activities, life-sized games, and challenges.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, feltboard stories, music, and activities for fun and learning! Each storytime is different! Storytime is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED Ages 11 thru Adult. Each session will have a minnimum of 4 people and a maximum of 10. The library reserves the right to combine people into groups to allow for more people.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED Ages 11 thru Adult. Each session will have a minnimum of 4 people and a maximum of 10. The library reserves the right to combine people into groups to allow for more people.

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED Ages 11 thru Adult. Each session will have a minnimum of 4 people and a maximum of 10. The library reserves the right to combine people into groups to allow for more people.

Thu, Jul 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED Ages 11 thru Adult. Each session will have a minnimum of 4 people and a maximum of 10. The library reserves the right to combine people into groups to allow for more people.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED Ages 11 thru Adult. Each session will have a minnimum of 4 people and a maximum of 10. The library reserves the right to combine people into groups to allow for more people.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with many fun activities at the DAPL!!! Open To All Ages!!

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