Happenings in Children's

We have a lot of things happening in the Children's area.  Scroll down the page to find information on the program you're interested in, or call us at 657-8256.

Vox Books!

Available now in the Children's Area!

Make learning and literacy development more exciting with VOX Books. 

VOX Books are physical books equipped with an audio player that narrates to children as they follow along. 


  • Hardcover book with full audio recording 
  • Headphone jack for individual learning and a built-in speaker
  • Fully portable– the rechargeable battery allows up to 100 listens per charge and no Wi-Fi or data are required
  • Easy set up– simply push a button to listen and read, from beginning to end.
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Libraries Rock

Summer Reading has begun!

Head on over to our Summer Reading Page for details and the link to sign up!  

Bike Safety for Kids

Saturday, June 16th 

11:00 am Community Room

  • Learn all about bike safety and receive a free helmet thanks to the St Vincent Healthcare Community Partnership Committee! 
  • After the program, take a look at the Pedal Powered-Library, Billings Public Library's new book bike! T
  • his event is limited to 100 children. 
  • Reserve your spot by signing up at the 1st floor help desk or by calling Elizabeth at 647-0064.

Make and Take Mondays

Mondays, June 18th and 25th

3:00-4:45 pm Craft Corner

  • Join us for a fun summer craft!
  • No registration required. All children welcome
  • Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Clean up begins at 4:45

Young Author's Writing Workshop

Tuesday, June 19th

3:00-4:00 pm Computer Classroom

  • 8-12 year olds
  • Get help with your Young Author's Contest paper!
  • Call 657-8256 or stop by the Children's Desk to register.

Tween STEAM Wednesday

Wednesdays, June 20th and 27th

3:00-4:00 pm Community Room

June 20th - Up-cycling

June 27th - Green Screen

  • 9-12 year olds
  • Registration for these programs starts JUNE 4TH
  • Registration is required. Participants must be signed up for Summer Reading. 
  • Call 657-8256 or stop by the Children's Desk to register

Jr. Science Club Thursday

Thursdays, June 21st and 28th

3:00-4:00 pm Community Room

June 21st - Gravitational Pull

June 28th - Connecting Circuits

  • 6-8 year olds and their adults
  • Registration for these programs starts JUNE 4TH
  • Registration is required. Participants must be signed up for Summer Reading.
  • Registration by stopping by the Children's Desk or by calling 657-8256.

The Story of Rocks

Thursday, June 21st 

10:00 am Community Room

  • Join Librarians Lynne and Dave to learn all about rocks
  • No registration required

MontanaPBS 2018 Clifford Library Tour

Tuesday, June 26th

10:00 am Community Room

  • Come meet Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • Discover, create and learn all about music
  • Presented by MontanaPBS Kids Club
  • No registration required

R.E.A.D. to a Dog

Saturday, July 7th

11:00-Noon Story Tower

  • Each reader will have the chance to read to one dog
  • All children who are readers are welcome
  • Registration is the day of the program at the Children's desk
  • Space is limited
  • More Information on R.E.A.D.