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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, Feb 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.

Tue, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Come and create your own edible candy maze! Ages 11-17 only!

Wed, Feb 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.

Wed, Feb 19, 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 20, 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!

Fri, Feb 21, 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!

Canceled
Sat, Feb 22, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dickinson Area Public Library
Born and raised in Ohio, Jonathan Wagner enjoys his life to the fullest. He shares his homes with his two Labrador Retrievers, Fortula, and Segen.

Mon, Feb 24, 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 24, 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, Feb 24, 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, Feb 25, 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 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Teens come have fun with your friends, both old and new, while playing board games.

Wed, Feb 26, 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 26, 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 27, 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.

Mon, Mar 02, 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.

Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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, Mar 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Dickinson Area Public Library - Community Room
Join us for cookies & hot cocoa! See who are Winter Reading prize winners are and which teens got invited to our 4th Annual All-Night Lock-In!

Mon, Mar 09, 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.

Wed, Mar 11, 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, Mar 16, 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.

Wed, Mar 18, 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.

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