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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
Tue, Jan 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
LEGO kits will be available to construct at the Children's Library Circulation Desk.

Thu, Jan 23, 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.

Mon, Jan 27, 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, Jan 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
LEGO kits will be available to construct at the Children's Library Circulation Desk.

Thu, Jan 30, 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.

Mon, Feb 03, 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.

Mon, Feb 03, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Once again this year, AARP will provide limited tax help. AARP volunteers are meeting at the Dickinson Public Library, Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m., to help people with their tax forms.

Tue, Feb 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.

Tue, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Come out and design your own mug with sharpies.

Wed, Feb 05, 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.

Wed, Feb 05, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Once again this year, AARP will provide limited tax help. AARP volunteers are meeting at the Dickinson Public Library, Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m., to help people with their tax forms.

Thu, Feb 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
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, Feb 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
DePorres House of Barbering & Lounge - Lounge
A book-club for adults set 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, Feb 07, 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.

Sat, Feb 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
One free bag of popcorn provided. Bring your own drink. Discussion to follow. All are welcome!

Mon, Feb 10, 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.

Mon, Feb 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
New venue Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Once again this year, AARP will provide limited tax help. AARP volunteers are meeting at the Dickinson Public Library, Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m., to help people with their tax forms.

Mon, Feb 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Crafters unite! We will be making a bouquet of flower pens. Beautiful and useful!

Tue, Feb 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.

Tue, Feb 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Staff Meeting Room
Monthly Meeting of the Dickinson Area Library Board.

Tue, Feb 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
This party is for Teens only! (Ages 11-17). We will do a craft, take anti-valentine photo booth pictures, eat some snacks, and break a heart...piñata.

Wed, Feb 12, 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.

Wed, Feb 12, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Once again this year, AARP will provide limited tax help. AARP volunteers are meeting at the Dickinson Public Library, Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m., to help people with their tax forms.

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