Happenings in Children's

We have a lot of things happening in the Children's area.  Scroll down the page to find information on the program you're interested in, or call us at 657-8256.

Make and Take Fall Hedgehog Craft

Monday, September 23rd

Craft Corner

3:00-4:45 pm

  • Celebrate the first day of fall with a cute hedgehog craft.
  • No registration required
  • All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Clean up starts at 4:45

R.E.A.D. to a Dog  

Saturday, October 5th

Story Tower

11am - Noon

  • Each reader will have the chance to read to one dog
  • All children who are readers are welcome
  • Registration is the day of the program at the Children's desk
  • Space is limited
  • More Information on R.E.A.D.

Story Time with the Children’s High Plains Book Award Finalists

Saturday, Oct. 12th 

Story Tower

10:30 am - 11:00 am 

  • The High Plains Book Award finalists in the Children’s book category will each get a chance to read their books during a special Story Time.  
  • This Story Time will include a reading of all three nominated books by their authors. Rodney Gottula will be sharing his book, “Double Not Half," Marian Mutula  will be sharing “My Buddy Dido” and Donna Cochrane will share her story, “Prison Paws: Max’s Story."
  • All children welcome
  • No registration required

NOVA Center for the Performing Arts presents:       Jungle Book

Saturday, September 28th

Community Room

10:30 am

  • Listen to a reading of Disney's Jungle Book
  • Enjoy a fun jungle craft
  • All children welcome 
  • No registration required

Fire Prevention with Pattycakes the Clown

Thursday, October 10th

Community Room

10:30 am 

  • Fire Safety Week is Oct. 6th – 12th and Billings Public Library wants to help educate children and their families about basic fire safety. 
  • Pattycakes the Clown, a local Billings Firefighter/EMT, will use specially made magic tricks to entertain and educate about smoke alarms, fire escape plans and more. 
  • All children welcome
  • No registration required

Make and Take Halloween Craft

Monday, October 21st

Craft Corner

3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

  • Get into the Halloween spirit by painting a festive critter!
  • Clean up begins at 4:45 pm
  • No registration required
  • All children under the age of 8 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Worldbook Early LearningWorld Book Early World of Learning

Available online now!

Log in and enjoy an interactive learning environment where the youngest explorers have fun while immersed in content and tools that will prepare them for a successful educational journey!


  • Videos
  • Images
  • Stories
  • Games and Activities  

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Vox Books!

Available now in the Children's Area!

Make learning and literacy development more exciting with VOX Books. VOX Books are physical books equipped with an audio player that narrates to children as they follow along. 


  • Hardcover book with full audio recording 
  • Headphone jack for individual learning and a built-in speaker
  • Fully portable– the rechargeable battery allows up to 100 listens per charge and no Wi-Fi or data are required
  • Easy set up– simply push a button to listen and read, from beginning to end