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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, Dec 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, Dec 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.

Wed, Dec 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, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Enjoy a fun family film in our Community Room! We will provide the popcorn, hot chocolate and cider, and you may bring blankets if you wish! For all ages! No unattended children under 10.

Sat, Dec 14, 10:00am - 11:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Watch the movie, go on a candy cane hunt, make some crafts, and meet the real live Grinch! Geared towards ages 2-10.

Mon, Dec 16, 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.

Tue, Dec 17, 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.

Wed, Dec 18, 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, Dec 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.

Tue, Dec 31, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Children's Picture Book Room
We're ringing in the new year at Noon! We'll have crafts, treats, confetti, and more! For ages 2-10! Sign-up required!

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