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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
Canceled
Tue, Mar 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library
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.

Canceled
Tue, Mar 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
Teen. Advisory. Group.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library
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.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 01, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
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.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
De Porres 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.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
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.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library
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.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
Surprise Big Mouth Art...what crazy image will you create?

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dickinson Area Public Library
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.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
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, Apr 13, 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, Apr 13, 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.

Mon, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Crafty people unite! Advanced and beginners welcome. All supplies provided. For people 18 and over!

Tue, Apr 14, 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, Apr 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Create your own edible artwork!

Tue, Apr 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Staff Meeting Room
Monthly Meeting of the Dickinson Area Library Board. The Public is welcome to attend.

Wed, Apr 15, 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, Apr 15, 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, Apr 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
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, Apr 16, 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!

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Astoria Hotel & Event Center
JOIN US FOR THE 2020 BADLANDS BABY FAIR APRIL 18, 2020 ASTORIA HOTEL & EVENT CENTER

Sat, Apr 18, 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, Apr 20, 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, Apr 21, 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, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Play Wii games on the big screen we use for movies.

Wed, Apr 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.

Mon, Apr 27, 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, Apr 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, Apr 28, 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, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Create your own key chain lanyard out of duct tape!

Wed, Apr 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, Apr 29, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Free movie! One bag of popcorn per person! Bring your own drink.

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