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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
Mon, Aug 26, 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, Sep 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, felt-board stories, music, & activities for fun & learning! Each story time is different! Story time is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Tue, Sep 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Create stained glass looking art with your friends using sharpies.

Wed, Sep 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, felt-board stories, music, & activities for fun & learning! Each story time is different! Story time is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Thu, Sep 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
Free event for kids and teens. We provide the LEGO! Small prize drawing at the end of every club event. *Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required!

Thu, Sep 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
DePorres House of Barbering & Lounge - Lounge
A book-club for adults set at in a relaxing atmosphere. This event is for 21 and older. Each month we will discuss a book while enjoying a beverage or 2.

Fri, Sep 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

Mon, Sep 09, 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! Story time is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Tue, Sep 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, felt-board stories, music, & activities for fun & learning! Each story time is different! Story time is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Tue, Sep 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Staff Meeting Room
Bi-Monthly meeting of the Dickinson Area Public Library.

Tue, Sep 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Free craft!!! Supplies provided, for ages 11-17!

Wed, Sep 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, felt-board stories, music, & activities for fun & learning! Each story time is different! Story time is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Thu, Sep 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
Kids' Board Games available to play with old or new friends at the children's library circulation desk.

Sat, Sep 14, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dickinson State University - Main Lawn
FREE ADMISSION Join the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce & Dickinson State University at our 4th Annual Harvest Fest presented by our friends, TMI. A fun-filled event with hands-on activities!

Sat, Sep 14, 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, Sep 16, 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! Story time is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Tue, Sep 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, felt-board stories, music, & activities for fun & learning! Each story time is different! Story time is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Tue, Sep 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Have we brought the classic game to life? What have we wrought?

Wed, Sep 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
Join us every week for storytelling, arts & crafts, felt-board stories, music, & activities for fun & learning! Each story time is different! Story time is held in the Children's Area of the Library.

Thu, Sep 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
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, Sep 19, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
Free event for kids and teens. We provide the LEGO! Small prize drawing at the end of every club event. *Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required!

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