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Upcoming Events

Yard Sale
Saturday, June 4, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Wildflower Walk
Sunday, June 5, meet at library at 11:00 am
Outdoor Movie
Stanley Town Square
Saturday, June 11, 9:00 pm
Tribute to Bob Dargatz
Tuesday, June 14, 6:30 pm
Birding Walk
Saturday, June 18, meet at library at 9:00 am
Book Reading and Signing
Friday, June 24 at 7:00 pm
Armchair Traveler Talk
Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30 pm

Closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 30
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Stanley Library News, May 26, 2016

By Jane Somerville

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Upcoming events
Summer is almost here and we have a full line up of fantastic programs for the whole family lined up for the season.

Yard sale: Our annual yard sale will be held Saturday, June 4 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Donations may be dropped off at the library Friday June 3 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm or beginning at 8:00 am on Saturday. No clothing or electronics, please.

Wildflower walk: Sunday, June 5 Sparky Easom will be guiding a wildflower walk. Meet at the library at 11:00 am.

Outdoor movies: Saturday, June 11 we will host our first in a series of outdoor movies with selected shows from Outdoor Idaho. The showing will be held at 9:00 pm in the Stanley Town Square.

Birding: Our canceled birding walk with Ryan Anderson has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 18. Meet at the library at 9:00 am.

Two more programs to fill out our June calendar include a reading and signing of Sawtooth White Cloud by photographer Mark William Lisk and essayist and poet Nicloe LeFavour. The program will be held Friday, June 24 at 7:00 pm at the library. On June 28 at 6:30, local resident Julie Rember and her mother Marger Mitchell will hold an Arm Chair Traveler talk on Europe, 1965/2016. Julie and Margery recreated Margery's 1965 trip to Europe in 2016.

Tribute to Bob Dargatz
Long time library supporter and Stanley resident Bob Dargatz passed away earlier this year. We will hold a tribute to Bob at the library on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30.
Upcoming Summer Hours
Our summer hours will begin on Monday, June 20. Summer hours are Monday. 12-8, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 12-6, Friday and Saturday 10-6.
Summer Reading
Children's summer reading program will begin in mid July this year.
Stanley Library hours and other info
Regular library hours: Monday 12-6, Tuesday and Wednesday 12-4, Thursday 12-6, Friday and Saturday 10-6:00.
Library phone number is 774-2470.
Email address is stanley.id.library@gmail.com.
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Christmas Reading and Attendees at Beckwith's Cabin
 a picture of Thad Gerheim
Photographer Thad Gerheim
Board chairman Phil Coonts and trustee Doug Plass hang the new sign on Niece Avenue. Board chairman Phil Coonts and trustee Doug Plass hang the new sign on Niece Avenue.
Board chairman Phil Coonts and trustee Doug Plass hang the new sign on Niece Avenue.
Photo credit: Library staff
Board chair Phil Coonts (upper right) and his crew install the new sign on the front of the building.
Board chair Phil Coonts (upper right) and his crew install the new sign on the front of the building
STEAM Club activities
STEAM Club activities
STEAM Club activities
STEAM Club activities
Stanley school students and the new Libri Foundation books
Stanley school students and the new Libri Foundation books!
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Piper and Taylor react to a smelly experiment
Photo by Phil Enright
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Sparky Easom delighted kids and grown ups with his
selection of Santa's Stuck by Rhonda Gowler Greene.
Photo courtesy of Jim Stark
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The crowd enjoys a lovely party celebrating the completion of the new library
View the time lapse video of building the new library!
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Trustees Dave Lesser, Lynne Hutchins, Sylvia Hamilton, Doug Plass
and Phil Coonts, along with director Jane Somerville,
proudly display the banner that shows we did it!
Click here to follow the story of the construction of our new library.
Anthony Doerr signs books after speaking at the 4th annual Friends of the Library luncheon.
Anthony Doerr signs books after speaking at
the 4th annual Friends of the Library luncheon.
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Friend of the Library Lisa Muscavage
adds to the fund raising thermometer
Photo by Jane Somerville
photo of early construction
Construction is moving right along as Sawtooth Valley Builders
set the walls on the new library on Niece Avenue
Photo by Jane Somerville
photo of early construction
Construction begins!
Carole King shares a funny moment of her life during Storytime.
Carole King shares a funny moment of
her life during "Storytime"
Photo by Elissa Kline
photo of boy on Santa's lap
Santa has a serious visit with William Mitchell.
Photo by Gary Gadwa
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Two of the youngest participants at the Christmas Reading
had their own little reading after the grown-ups were finished
Photo by Leise Dean
photo of signing the new building lease
Board chair Ellen Glaccum signs the lease for the new library property
while trustees Ervine Baird and Julie Rember,and city clerk Doug Plass look on
Camused crowd listens as Dave Kimpton reads a selection from Patrick McManus.
An amused crowd listens as Dave Kimpton
reads a selection from Patrick McManus.
Photo by Jane Somerville
Orval Hansen tells of the creation of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.
Orval Hansen tells of the creation of
the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.
Photo by Julie Rember
Viking shields at a recent Read'n'Feed
L to R: Ottar the Gimp, Olaf the Hag, Ota the Great,
Hervor the Horrible and Hak the Insane show off
their Viking shields at a recent Read'n'Feed.
 June Hansen regales her audience with tales from the theatre
June Hansen regales her audience with tales from the theatre
Photo by Julie Rember
Author Ridley Pearson signs books for Stanley area kids
Author Ridley Pearson signs books for Stanley area kids
Photo by Julie Rember

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