Library Cards

Text Box: What you need to 
get a free library card
Text Box: Physical proof of your street address (in City of Dickinson, Stark, Billings or Slope Counties) NOT A PO BOX      
A CURRENT picture ID
If a patron loses their library card—there is a $2.00 replacement fee

Library cards are available for permanent residents/property owners in Stark, Billings and Slope counties free of charge.  For those living outside of our service area (within North Dakota), we offer a card for a small annual fee.  Temporary residents can obtain a limited use card with a non-refundable $20 fee.



Check out limits for regular card

10 books 

5 Audiobooks

5 magazines (excluding the most current issue)

5 Movies

Text Box: Check out periods
Text Box: Books—4 weeks (unless in demand then 2 weeks)
Audiobooks—4 weeks 
Magazines and Movies—1 week
Book Club Kits—8 weeks


Late charges

Books and audiobooks—25¢ per item/per day

All other formats—$1.00 per item/per day

Text Box: Computer usage
Text Box: Computers are available for patron and guest use.  Patrons must sign in at the computers and mark the correct geographic area.  Computer use is limited to ONE DAILY USE UP TO 1 HOUR PER DAY.  Special consideration is given to educational research projects.  Printing from the library computers is permitted for a fee of 15¢ per page (black/white only) picked up at the circulation desk on the main level. Disposable ear buds are available for $1.00 at the circulation desk.


Wireless Internet Access

Wireless internet access is available on the main level/north end of the library.

NO wireless printing is available.


Computer policies

Computer filtering is in place on all stations, so some websites may be inaccessible.  Inappropriate use of computers/internet will result in a cancellation of usage privileges with a ban of 1 year.  Public computer use is monitored by the library staff.








Materials and other services

Books, movies, audiobooks, music CDs

Large Print adult fiction and nonfiction books

North Dakota and local historical collections

Reference Collection

Online EBooks, Audiobooks, Videos and NOW magazines and MUSIC

Automobile repair and maintenance manuals (available online)

Book Club in a Bag—10 books for discussion with discussion questions included

Interlibrary Loan services ($3.50 fee on each item ordered)

Coin operated black/white copy machine—15¢ and up per page depending on paper size

Fax machine with per page charge—1-701-456-7702

Microfilm/microfiche reader/printer for public use with 15¢ per page printing

(The Dickinson Press 1883 to present and North Dakota Census)

Bookmobile services to Stark, Billings and Slope Counties

AARP sponsored Tax aide during mid-February through April 15




Conference Rooms

Small study room in lower level for sign-in use (policies available upon request)

Capacity 8 for this room (reservations for use is available but not required)

Community Room for rental use when available (policies available upon request)

Capacity 100—Reservations for use must be made with approval and deposit

Dickinson Area Public Library 
Library Services