Children

The Library will be CLOSED until February 1st.

CURBSIDE PICK-UP service continues Mon - Fri from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. 

Find more information about changes to our services visit our FAQs page.

For up-to-date and accurate information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit our Health & Medicine page.

Children’s Programs Go Virtual

During this time, all of our Children’s programs have gone virtual.  Check out our Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter pages for schedules and head to our YouTube Channel for programs.


Children's Digital Resources

We have a variety of digital resources and information available for parents and kids alike!

  • For fun and interactive learning resources for children pre-K through middle school, check out our Learning Resources page. 
  • Want to learn how to code or looking for a great STEM activity? Take a peek at our STEM Resources page!
  • More interested in taking a virtual tour of the Louvre or exploring local history? Head over to our Arts and Cultural Resources page.
  • Embarking on a research project? Utilize several free, kid-friendly search engines on our Research Databases page


For parents looking to support their children in homeschooling or digital learning, take a look at our Homeschooling and At-Home Learning page for guidance, tips, and tricks to get started homeschooling or support your child in a virtual classroom.


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


Adventures in Story Time Craft





Adventures in Story Time

Stories, songs and craft activity

Tuesdays 10:30 am

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. Supplies are limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis. Themes in January include: New Books, Soup, PJ's, and Snowmen.

Nov 6 & 20, 10:30am: Spanish Story TimeStory Time in Español

¡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 Justina MSU- B student, who learned Spanish while living in Argentina, to share your favorite picture books in Spanish.  Join us on the Billings Public Library’s YouTube Channel on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month at 10:30 am and explore the Spanish language

Books and Babies

Stories and Rhymes

Thursdays 3pm

Billings Public Library You Tube 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

Jan Take and Make: Origami. Pick up curbside M-F, 11-5.


January Take and Make: Origami


January’s Take and Make kit is Origami! The kit will be available via curbside starting January 4th. The kits will include all the supplies needed to for one child to make several origami projects and are intended for children ages 6-12. Kits are available on a first come, first serve basis.


Family Reading Program

Family Reading 2021

Billings Public Library’s 24th annual Family Reading Program will begin January 19th.

Family Reading is designed to encourage families to develop the habit of reading aloud together. Studies have shown that children who are read aloud to have improved language skills and are more successful in school. During the program families will read together for 20 minutes a day for 20 days. Families registering for the program will receive a book bundle to start the reading journey. Families completing the program will receive coupons to local businesses as supplies last and will be entered into a drawing for a special grand prize.

For more information and to register follow this link

1000Books Logo - Bear with Green Book

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!

 Register Here