Take a magic carpet ride of rhythm as your child explores drums and culture from Africa, Cuba, Egypt and more with storyteller and world drummer Chet Leach. This Saturday afternoon program will entertain and educate your child with stories from around the world. Laughter and joy are highly encouraged! For ages 4 thru 12. All are welcome; please register.
Child Care Fair
Saturday, April 21, 9 AM - 11 AM
@ the Lindley Center
Parents of children ages 0-5 are invited to find out about early care and education options in Gallatin County at the annual Child Care Fair, held this year at Lindley Center at 1102 E. Curtiss from 9-11am. Your child can play, paint, and explore fun learning activities while you gather information on the different kinds of child care programs and community resources. Two short presentations on choosing quality care will be held at 9:30 and 10:30am. You can begin the process of finding child care openings in your area now. For more information, call Tori at Child Care Connections at 548-3672 or Cindy at the Library at 582-2420.
Week of the Young Child
Wednesday, April 18, 10:15 AM & 11:15 AM
Join us for “Work Together Wednesday” as we enjoy read-aloud stories and hands-on activities about sharing and working together in the Children’s Room for our Wednesday storytime. Events kick off for this week at the WOYC Carnival on Sunday, April 15 from 9:30-12:30 at the Willson Gym. For more information, visit the website
Kids can wear PJs for a special preschool storytime this month with favorite nighttime stories, blowing bubbles, and a bedtime snack. Join us in the Children’s Room starting at 6:30 for a short evening storytime.
April means spring (hopefully) with the Teen Game Night on Saturday April 7 from 5-7pm! They’ll be a selection of tabletop board games and our new Retro Video Game Emulator to test out! Feel free to bring your own games to share as well. Food is provided and gamers are encouraged to bring a snack to share!
Our monthly Teen Movie Night is happening on Friday April 13th from 5:30-7:45pm with a screening of Thor: Ragnarok (PG13)! Chairs and floors provided for seating but feel free to bring your own stadium seats/camp chairs/bean bags. Light snacks provided and voting for May's movie happens right at the start, so get here on time!
On Sat. April 21st we'll be having our first Teen Drop-In Service Day! Coinciding with the Clean Up Bozeman, we'll have a all-teen pick-up team to help clean up the Library grounds and earn community service hours at the same time! Registration is encouraged (helps us know how many helpers we'll have) but you can also 'drop-in' if you have the time to help out on smaller projects for the Library too! See the Library's Teen webpage for registration link.
You don't want to miss the last NOON NOTES AT THE LIBRARY Monday, April 2nd, at noon at the Bozeman Public Library. These five are exceptional artists and promise an educational and entertaining program! Brahms, Handel, Vieuxtemps, and Schumann! With Mary Landeen, Mary Kamath Kothman, Pico Alt, Ruth Marshall, and Matthew O'Sullivan
Backyard Composting Thursday, April 19, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Join Susan Bilo, Master Composter, to learn just how easy it is to compost and how it saves you money. The seminar will cover what can and cannot be composted and why, compost bin options, and the multiple ways compost can be used. Attendees will see a demonstration and receive a one-page guide.
Join us for a discussion of this Pulitzer Prize winning novel led by Jack Kligerman. This title is available to borrow in several formats (CD, downloadable audio or eBook and large type). A limited number of copies are also available to borrow at the 2nd floor Reference Desk.
Celebrate Spring while exploring your creative side! Local artist, LeeAnn Ramey will lead us step-by-step in painting these "Funky Spring Flowers!" No experience necessary, all supplies provided and it's FREE!! Class size is limited so grab a friend, sign up early, and let the paint fly! Ages 16+ Registration required.
IN OTHER NEWS
MSU Wonderlust, the League of Women Voters-Bozeman, and Bozeman Public Library
invite you to join
Retired Montana Supreme Court Justice Pat Cotter
MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018
Bozeman Public Library Large Community Room
The Montana Supreme Court:
Structure, Function, and the Law and Principles That Guide Its Work