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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, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
One free bag of popcorn per movie attendee! Bring your own drink! No unattended children under 17. Hosted in the Library Community Room by the West Entrance. Rated R makes this 17+.

Tue, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Either Monsterously sized bookmarks or book marks that are monster themed. Teens will need to come to find out which it is.

Tue, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Come listen to our veteran's panel talk about their experiences while in the service of their country.

Wed, Oct 23, 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.

Sat, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
As part of the ongoing NEA Big Read program, the DAPL in conjunction with DSU and other sponsors will be presenting the film, Good Morning Vietnam with discussion after the viewing.

Mon, Oct 28, 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, Oct 28, 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, Oct 29, 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, Oct 30, 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, Oct 30, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
All you need is faith, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust! We’re off to Neverland! Drop-in for games, crafts, and prizes! Costumes are not required, but preferred!

Thu, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Dickinson
We will be participating in Downtown Dickinson’s Trick-or-Trunk! Look for our Spooky and Booky Bookmobile!

Fri, Nov 01, 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, Nov 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Many people want to start researching their family history but have very little idea about how to get started. This presentation will be designed to get you going.

Mon, Nov 04, 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, Nov 04, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Dr. Denver Fowler and Dr. Liz Freedman Fowler present the latest discoveries from our summer fieldwork digging dinosaurs, and the latest news from Badlands Dinosaur Museum.

Tue, Nov 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, Nov 06, 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, Nov 07, 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. This edition will be part of NEA Big Read.

Fri, Nov 08, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
All teens ages 11-17 welcome! There will be a Popcorn Bar! *The Library will be closed when the movie is over, please pick up your child at the WEST ENTRANCE!

Sat, Nov 09, 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!

Tue, Nov 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.

Tue, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Staff Meeting Room
Bi-Monthly meeting of the Dickinson Area Public Library.

Wed, Nov 13, 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, Nov 14, 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.

Mon, Nov 18, 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, Nov 19, 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.

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