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July 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Bookmobile
11:00-12:00 925 North 18th
12:15- 1:20 North Park
2:45-3:45 Banff & 3700 Crater Lake
4:00-5:00 30th St W & Howard
July 23, 2018, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM @ Orchard Elementary School
Visit the Pedal-Powered Library at the Reading Rocks program brought to you by the Education Foundation for Billings Public Schools! We are excited to join this exciting program to provide students with the opportunity to continue to read over the summer months. Click on the link for more information.
July 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Senior/Homebound Outreach Program makes monthly visits to Senior residential facilities and nursing homes, bringing the experience of browsing for Library materials right inside the doors.
July 24, 2018, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM @ Central Park
July 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Bookmobile
2:00-3:00 Elder Grove School,
64th St W & Hesper
3:30-5:00 Energy Blvd & Daystar Drive
6:00-7:30 Robbie & 45th St W
July 25, 2018, 11:30 AM - 4:45 PM @ Bookmobile
11:30-1:00 Shepherd Senior Meal Site, 5541 Haynes Rd
2:00-3:30 Brush Meadow Apts, 1203 Lake Elmo Road
3:45-4:45 Hemingway & Poe
July 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
July 25, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
July 26, 2018, 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bookmobile
11:30-2:00 Custer Senior Center
3:00-4:00 Pompey's Pillar
July 26, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
July 27, 2018, 11:30 AM - 4:45 PM @ Bookmobile
11:30-1:00 Senior Meal Site, 1505 Ave D
2:00-3:30 Poly & Westfield
4:00-4:45 Bobby Jones & 54th
July 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ South Park
Reading Under A Tree! Join us for an afternoon of reading in the park.
July 6, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 4, 2018
Young authors between the ages of 8-18 are invited to submit an original story of their own writing. A prize will be awarded in each of 3 age groups. Submissions are accepted in person or online. Winners will be announced in September. See the complete rules and options for submission.
July 23, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Join us for a fun Make and Take Craft in the Children's Craft Corner. Clean up begins at 4:45pm. All children under the age of 8 MUST be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Children’s Services at 657-8256
July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Come enjoy Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 3 to 6 years old.
July 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Computer Classroom
Kids ages 8-12 get help with your Young Author's contest submission! Call 657-8256 or stop by Children's to register!
July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Come enjoy Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 2 to 3 years old.
July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room
Create a masterpiece using string! Call 657-8256 or stop by the Children’s desk to register! Must be registered for Summer Reading to participate.
July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Where LEGOs, games and imaginations come together! Come enjoy free play with LEGOs of all sorts of colors and shapes. Try putting together a car, house or even a helicopter! If LEGOs are not your thing, come play games with your child. Wednesday Fun will be back in the Craft Corner for children and families to enjoy!
July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Join the ABC Band for a Libraries ROCK Dance Party!
July 26, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Riverfront Park, Billings, MT 59101
Registration for this begins June 25th.
ALL Children are welcome to come to Riverfront Park for the last Jr. Science program of Summer Reading. We will be outside, wear and bring appropriate clothing and walking gear as we will be walking around the park looking for all sorts of fun stuff. Parents/adults must accompany their children in this trip outside. Call 657-8256 or stop by the Children’s desk to register! Must be registered for Summer Reading to participate.
July 26, 2018, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Books & Babies - come read and sing with your baby! For children 0-2 years old and their caregivers.
July 27, 2018, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
July 27, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
July 28, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Calling cowgirls and cowboys! Come meet Buck Buchanan, author of “Denni-Jo and Pinto.” Books will be available for purchase and signing.
July 31, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
July 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room
Sing-Along Greasewith GREASE! You know the songs, so come sing along with the movie! Lyrics will be provided, too. Sing out loud and strong - we're in it for the fun of it. Feeling like dressing up in your 50s finery? Go for it! All ages are welcome, but please know that the film is rated PG-13 for mature content.
July 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ 2nd Floor Conference Room
A discussion of one of the most highly praised rock biographies. With The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created songs that roused the world, and he lived the original rock and roll life. Now the man tells his own story of life in the crossfire hurricane. Sign up at the 2nd floor Help Desk or by calling 657-8290. A limited number of reading copies will be available to lend to participants.
July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Large Conference Room
We are the library's fiber arts enthusiasts who knit, crochet, embroider, spin, felt, and generally love fiber. We get together the second Tuesday and fourth Thursday of every month to talk about what we enjoy the most and share projects. If you're a newbie at the fiber craft game, we can help you learn! This is our Fellowship, we look forward to your company!
July 28, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room
The Kilted Man: Matthew Gursey - A Celtic music program for all ages. Enjoy music played on traditional instruments at this family friendly event!
July 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Large Conference Room
Go off the beaten track with LitCentric. This book group meets on the last Tuesday of the month between January and October, and uses a combination of self-purchased books and Library book club kits.
July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ TECH Lab
Every summer the TECH Lab splits its time between open lab and what we call "Focus Time." Each day during the week, the lab will reserve time for teens to come in and try out some new equipment or explore something that they find interesting, related to a given theme. There are no rules, grades or expectations. We just want you to come in and create something awesome! Come in on Tuesdays and design something great, from Minecraft structures to Adobe Illustrator creations!
July 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ TECH Lab
The TECH Lab is the library's digital learning lab that's just for teens. Come to the lab to learn about 3D printing, use our audiobooth to record and mix music, build and program some robots, and much more! Teens can also come to hang out and be social, as we have lots of board games and gaming consoles. Plus, it's all free!
July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ TECH Lab
Calling all writers and artists! We’re going to spend the month of July writing, designing, and illustrating our own comic book. This is going to be a collaborative effort, so we need people who enjoy writing as well as creative artists to create illustrations. We’ll be working with hand drawn art as well as digital art software such as Adobe Illustrator, so it’s a good chance to try something new and help create something amazing! Call 657-8290 to sign up today!
July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ TECH Lab
A step-by-step lesson on how to create mandala designs in Adobe Illustrator. Make your own and take it to color at home! Call 657-8290 to register.
July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ TECH Lab
July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ TECH Lab
Every summer the TECH Lab splits its time between open lab and what we call "Focus Time." Each day during the week, the lab will reserve time for teens to come in and try out some new equipment or explore something that they find interesting, related to a given theme. There are no rules, grades or expectations. We just want you to come in and create something awesome! On Thursdays we are gaming, so come in and play some D & D or the Switch, or anything else you feel like!
July 26, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ TECH Lab
July 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ TECH Lab
Fortnite is now on the Nintendo Switch, so the TECH Lab is going to be hosting a couple hours of Fortnite mayhem every week. Swing by the lab to hang out and try one of the best games around!
July 27, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ TECH Lab
July 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ TECH Lab
Join us for epic adventures and world building mayhem as we strive to tame the wilds of the West Marches! Help build and cultivate a city, explore the wilderness, and defeat terrifying monsters as you learn the ins and outs of 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons. You don't need any previous experience with the game, and you don't have to commit to a weekly session. The West Marches campaign is designed for drop in/drop out play, so swing by the TECH Lab on Saturday and see what adventures are underway!
July 31, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ TECH Lab
July 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ TECH Lab