Summer Reading 2021 - Tails and Tales
Be sure to purchase raffle tickets for prizes by July 24th!
Prize pickup begins Aug 3rd
For more information on how to use your points for raffle tickets (and see pictures of prizes!), go to this page.
Ice Cream Social
July 23rd at 12pm
Join Miss Allynne at Pioneer Park for a special Story Time -- plus ice cream!
Children’s Programs Go Virtual
Visit our Virtual Story Tower!
Do you miss hanging out in our Story Tower? Here's your chance to visit it virtually! Click on the images for links to fun games, videos, songs and other learning activities. Stop by each month for new adventures.
Adventures in Story Time
Stories, songs and craft activity
Beginning September 7th!
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
10am in the Community Room
In this new edition of Story Time, your child will enjoy books, songs, and a craft designed around a theme. Each weekly Story Time is a chance to practice reading readiness skills like listening during stories, letter awareness and predicting.
Story Time in Español
Beginning September 7th!
1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 3pm
¡La biblioteca pública de Billings ahora ofrece La Hora de Lectura en español! Billings Public Library now offers Story Time in Spanish.
We are excited to partner with Justin, a MSU- B student, who learned Spanish while living in Argentina, to share your favorite picture books in Spanish. Join us in the Story Tower on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month at 3pm.
Books and Babies
Stories and Rhymes
On hiatus until November 4th!
Join us for stories, rhymes, and finger plays intended to foster a love of reading at an early age and build important early literacy skills.
Digging into Dinosaurs with Museum of the Rockies
Do you DIG dinosaurs? Join Museum of the Rockies for a three-part series all about PALEONTOLOGY! Museum of the Rockies has one of the largest collections of dinosaur fossils in the United States, and they want to share them with YOU! In this virtual series, you will learn about Montana’s dinosaurs and geology, take a virtual guided tour of the Hall of Horns and Teeth, and ask questions to their paleontologists. Attend all three programs and receive a Junior Paleontologist certificate, signed by our John R. Horner Curator of Paleontology, Dr. John Scannella!
Each program will take place on Zoom and will be 30 – 45 minutes in length.
You can find more information and register at https://museumoftherockies.org/libraries
iVox Books that Move!
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Do you have a child not yet in kindergarten? Sign up today and foster a love of reading at an early age. Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are all encouraged to participate.
One book a day = 1000 books before kindergarten!