Children

The Library is now open Mon-Fri 10am-6pm.

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.

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.

Farm Banner Tails and Tales

July 23 Ice Cream Social -- 12pm, Pioneer Park


Ice Cream Social

July 23rd at 12pm

Pioneer Park


Join Miss Allynne at Pioneer Park for a special Story Time -- plus ice cream!


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.

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-- Tues, Wed, Thurs -- Community Room




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.


Spanish Story Time - 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 3pm, Story Tower
Story Time in Español

Beginning September 7th!

1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 3pm

Story Tower


¡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 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.  

Books and Babies on hiatus

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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!

iVOX is a children’s book app for ages 3-8, which engages and delights curious young minds with the latest in storytelling technology. Part eBook, part audiobook and part virtual pop-up. Children follow along with the exciting stories while interacting with 3D characters and scenes immersed in the narrative like never before (no 3D glasses needed!).

Download the app, log in with your library card and watch children's books come to life! 

Android app

Apple app

iVox

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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