Children's Story Times

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Mon - Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

CLOSED Sat & Sun

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from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.


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Adventures in Story Time

Stories, songs and craft activity

Tuesdays 10:30am

Billings Public Library YouTube Channel

In this new edition of Story Time, your child will enjoy books, songs, and a craft designed around a theme.  Each weekly video is a chance to practice reading readiness skills like listening during stories, letter awareness and predicting.

Supplies for the craft featured in the video are available for pickup through curbside or by stopping by the Children’s desk. Supplies are limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis. Themes in September include: Welcome to the Library, School, Germs, Leaves and Apples.

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Books and Babies

Stories and Rhymes

Thursdays 3pm

Billings Public Library YouTube Channel

This weekly video series will include stories, rhymes, and finger plays intended to foster a love of reading at an early age and build important early literacy skills.

Books and Babies Virtual

Past Story Times, Books and Babies and Chapter Book Read-Alouds can be found on Billings Public Library’s  YouTube Channel.

Montana State Library

Ready to Read Early Literacy Initiative

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The challenge=  to read 1,000 books before your child reaches kindergarten, and yes, books may be repeated. 

  • One book a night = 365 books a year;  730 books in two years; 1,095 books in three years

Find resources, book lists and the link to sign up on our 1000 Books before Kindergarten page.