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Due to concern for public health and safety, the Library is CLOSED but offering CURBSIDE PICK-UP service Monday thru Friday from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Please do not return materials to the Main library downtown or the Community Library at City College.

SOS: Send Our Seniors Mail 

Due to social distancing and quarantines, many seniors are beginning to feel the effects of isolation. 

We encourage you to participate in this remote program by making a card, drawing a picture or writing a letter to someone in our community residing at a senior living facility. This small act can make a big difference in the life of a local senior. 

Place your cards in the mail addressed to any of the participating facilities listed in the chart below. Thank you!

Click here to access a PDF with information on this program. For more information, email: rubichk@billingsmt.gov

SOS Mail Address List - Updated
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Cognitive Kits

Announcing BPL CogKits!

We’re excited to announce the arrival of Billings Public Library CogKits.

These cognitive activity kits for adults with dementia and their caregivers are available in two levels: Early Stage and Middle/Late Stage.

Each kit includes a number of books, games and activities and may be placed on hold through the library catalog or by calling 657-8255.

This resource has been funded by a generous grant from the Friends of the Billings Public Library and the Montana Geriatric Education Center.

Dementia Education Series

2nd Friday of the Month @ 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Community Room

March 13
Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia  **CANCELED**
April 10
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s (*note room change*) **CANCELED**

All of these classes are free and open to the public and are made possible by a partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association. RSVPs are encouraged: 1-800-272-3900 (24/7 Helpline)

*April 10 only - room change to 2nd Floor Large Conference Room

Feb 26 Tech Tutoring

One-on- One Computer Tutoring Sessions for Older Adults

Would you like some personalized help learning to better use your smartphone or other digital device? Maybe there's a website or computer program that you could use some help navigating? Whatever the case may be, give us a call and sign up for a one hour session with a librarian that will help answer your questions and make you a more confident user of technology.

Call 406-657-8255 to set up an appointment with the Senior Outreach Librarian!