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 seasonally for new adventures.
Adventures in Story Time
Stories, songs and craft activity
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.
Books and Babies
Thursdays, 3:15-4pm & Saturdays, 10:15-11am
Children 0-2 and caregivers, 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.
Art Explorers: Art Club For Tweens
Thursdays at 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Children's Craft Corner
Unleash your inner-artist by exploring fun art concepts. Create new projects every week… Painting, zines, mixed media, still life, portraits—you name it, we’ll do it! Ages 9-12. No pre-registration required. Call (406)657-8256 or email the Children's Desk @ email@example.com for more information.
Try It Yourself (TIY) STEAM Kits
Now available for checkout!
Through generous grants from the Friends of Billings Public Library and the Billings Public Library Foundation, kids and families will have the chance to explore STEAM components in a new way.
Children and families can enjoy hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM)
12 kits are available; each kit contains a unique collection of multi-media materials including books, DVDs, games, and models chosen to appeal to a variety of learning styles and ages.
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!