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April 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
Join us Friday nights for free family fun!
April 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room
William Shakespeare was baptized on this day in 1564, and we are celebrating The Bard with games, treats and Elizabethan green screen. "How shall we beguile the lazy time--"? Come down and find out!
April 27, 2019, 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room
This one-day event features a number of Tolkien-related fan films, shorts, and rarities, curated by The Council, and shown in anticipation and celebration of the upcoming biographical film, Tolkien. This event is free to the public, however tickets are required to gain entry. Bring a snack to share with fellow viewers in a fun and relaxed atmosphere!
The Festival schedule is as follows: 10:30am Screenings Begin, 12:30pm Lunch Break (attendees will be on their own for lunch and should plan accordingly), 1:30pm Screenings Reconvene, 4pm Festival Ends
Tickets can be acquired in person at the second floor help desk of Billings Public Library beginning April 1st.
The Council of Westmarch is Montana's official branch of The Tolkien Society, a UK-based educational charity devoted to promoting the life and works of professor J.R.R. Tolkien. The Council meets regularly to discuss Tolkien's works and conducts annual celebratory events, as well as other public lectures and events.
April 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room
Celebrate National Poetry Month with BPL! Guest speaker Dawn Noelle Archer will share her creative process and read from her selection of poems being published this spring! In addition, The first place winners in each category of BPL's Poetry Contest are invited to read their winning poems at this reception.
April 30, 2019, 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.