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  1. Genealogy Research Hour

    October 17, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Take a mid-day break to join our staff, Kathy Robins and Lynne Puckett, as we explore various genealogy research topics. Research workshops will be on Tuesdays from Noon until 1 p.m. through October 31 in the Computer Classroom. We'll introduce new information each week and leave plenty of time to assist you in your research. Bring your questions and explore your ancestral roots! This week's topic: Military Records.

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  2. Family Trivia Night: Movies!

    October 17, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room

    We only have two trivia sessions left for fall, so if you haven't had a chance to make it to one yet your time is running out! For October we are going to hold a trivia night centered around movies and general a/v topics, so gather the family and come to the library for food, prizes, and trivia!

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  3. Gardening Series: Landscape Design

    October 18, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Community Room

    Andrew Marble from Billings Nursery will be on hand to talk about good landscape design, including plant sizes and placement. For more information, call 657-8290. Thanks to the Yellowstone County Master Gardeners for co-sponsoring this event.

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  4. High Plains BookFest

    October 19, 2017, 12:00 PM - October 22, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Events are held at: Billings Public Library, This House of Books, Western Heritage Center and Yellowstone Art Museum. Check the schedule for details

    The High Plains BookFest celebrates the work of regional authors, and highlights the authors whose 2016 books are finalists for the High Plains Book Awards. Meet the writers and learn about some great books!

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  5. THINKING MONEY: an exhibit for tweens, teens and the adults in their lives

    October 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - November 29, 2017, 12:00 PM @ 1st floor Popular Materials room

    Money affects all of us, but many of us lack the information we need to make smart decisions about our financial futures. Thinking Money is designed to teach visitors about financial literacy in a way that is not only understandable, but fun, and we're proud to bring it to our library. Through an adventure-themed storyline, interactive iPad content and other fun activities, Thinking Money explores themes like wants vs. needs, preparing for a rainy/sunny day, imagining your future self and avoiding financial fraud.

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  6. Never Too Late to Learn: Twitter 101

    October 23, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Computer Classroom

    Have you been wondering what tweets and hashtags are all about? Let's demystify the world of Twitter together! We’ll have lots of time for questions and if you’d like to make your own account or just want help learning how to better use your existing Twitter account, we can do that too. This class is for adults and older adults who already have a basic knowledge of computer and internet use. Space is limited. Please call 657-8255 to reserve your spot.

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  7. Introduction to AcroYoga

    October 23, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room

    The Billings Acrobatic Yoga Collective introduces the principles required to safely and confidently practice acrobalance. All first flow poses are stable, symmetrical and allow practicing soft tumbles. Join us on Monday evenings from October 23 through November 20.

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  8. Genealogy Research Hour

    October 24, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Take a mid-day break to join our staff, Kathy Robins and Lynne Puckett, as we explore various genealogy research topics. Research workshops will be on Tuesdays from Noon until 1 p.m. through October 31 in the Computer Classroom. We'll introduce new information each week and leave plenty of time to assist you in your research. Bring your questions and explore your ancestral roots! This week's topic: Archived books and genealogies.

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  9. The Knitting Circle

    October 26, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Popular Materials

    The Knitting Circle meets every fourth Thursday of the month at 1pm. Our Circle is informal and open to all fiber artists, not just knitters. We provide space, light, and good company with which to share ideas and inspiration. Our group meets in the second floor Large Conference Room. Bring your fiber project and join us!

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  10. Karen Stevens' Haunted Montana

    October 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room

    Billings' favorite ghost hunter and author returns to the Library to update us on her travels around the state and the ghostly activity she has experienced. A favorite speaker and retired librarian, Stevens has been fascinated by ghosts from an early age, and has collected ghost stories from across Montana for 30 years. Her most recent book is "Armchair Ghost Hunting." Just in time for Halloween, she will lead us on a virtual tour of hauntings around Montana in places you can visit--"if you dare!"

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  11. Introduction to AcroYoga

    October 30, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room

    The Billings Acrobatic Yoga Collective introduces the principles required to safely and confidently practice acrobalance. All first flow poses are stable, symmetrical and allow practicing soft tumbles. Join us on Monday evenings from October 23 through November 20.

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  12. Genealogy Research Hour

    October 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Take a mid-day break to join our staff, Kathy Robins and Lynne Puckett, as we explore various genealogy research topics. Research workshops will be on Tuesdays from Noon until 1 p.m. through October 31 in the Computer Classroom. We'll introduce new information each week and leave plenty of time to assist you in your research. Bring your questions and explore your ancestral roots! This week's topic: City Directories.

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  13. LitCentric Book Discussion Group

    October 31, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Large Conference Room

    LitCentric meets the last Tuesday of every month between January and October at 7pm in the second floor Large Conference Room. We use a combination of self-purchased copies and library book club kits. Sign up by emailing or stopping by the second floor Help Desk. *We're trying to save the planet, so make sure you bring your own mug for coffee!

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