The Library will be closed on Tuesday, 11/6 for Election day, and Thursday & Friday, 11/22 & 11/23, for Thanksgiving. But bozemanlibrary.org is never closed!
We're thankful for a community full of library lovers! Come see us– we have great reads, fun programs, and unique events to keep you warm this winter.
Bozeman Teen Book Fest Friday, November 9, 5:30 PM We are thrilled to introduce our first Bozeman Teen Bookfest on Friday, November 9th featuring Young Adult authors Zoraida Córdova, Jeff Giles, and Kathleen Glasgow. The Bozeman Teen Book Fest is a day devoted to teen readers (or teens at heart!). Come hear presentations by our visiting authors, have a chance to ask them questions and even get your books signed!
Can the Griz
Saturday, 11/3- Saturday, 11/17
We're collecting food for fines during MSU’s Can the Griz campaign! You can take care of your fines, and help the Bobcats and the Gallatin Valley Food Bank, by bringing non-perishable food items to the Library from Saturday, November 3, through Saturday, November 17. The Library will waive $1.00 in fines per food item up to $20.00. This offer does not cover lost or damaged materials. For questions, call the Circulation Department at 582-2407.
Price depends on size of the bag - $2, $3 or $5. Please bring a bag!
The Friends are phasing out the use of NEW plastic bags at our Used Book Sales. We will continue to reuse cloth, paper and plastic bags, as long as we have them available. Please remember to bring a sturdy bag to carry your books home!
Calling all Business Owners and Entrepreneurs!
We want your insights as the library expands its offerings to the realm of business. Please follow this link to fill out a survey concerning mentorship, classes, and your experience in Bozeman.
Programs for our future leaders.
See our kid's calendar here, & our calendar for teens here.
Mark the date and don’t miss this! The 11th annual Children’s Festival of the Book will be held Saturday, November 10 and it’s free all day. Kids will have an opportunity to meet award-winning authors and illustrators, have books signed, participate in a writing workshop, or join in our children’s crafts. Parents will learn firsthand about the lives of these distinguished authors/illustrators and how they work--a memorable experience for families living in the Gallatin Valley.
Are you excited for the new Fantastic Beasts movie? Would you like to watch the first Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them movie again while creating magical beast-themed crafts? Then join us of Thursday Nov. 15th for DIY Bowtruckles, wand making, and more.
Join the Kids Book Club on Thursday, November 15 at 4pm to talk about books chosen from our Children’s Choice Award cart. Each one of us will talk about the book they have read! For more information on our Kids Book Club, please call 582-2404 or email Cindy at firstname.lastname@example.org. This book club is designed for ages 8-12.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a program through which a book is delivered each month to a child's home in their name. The program is free for families and is supported through donations. Children who are enrolled at birth will receive 60 books by the time they enter Kindergarten. The program aims to inspire a love of reading and build important early literacy skills.
Join us for an introduction on how to calmly navigate your child’s digital world, with discussion and instruction to assist in equipping parents and caregivers for the ever-changing digital world. Presented by Maria Munro-Schuster, former Montana educator and current Manager of Outreach & Partnerships for Kudos&Co. Inc. Kudos is taking on the social media crisis by offering a free, COPPA compliant app for kids where the culture is kind, creative and supportive.This short presentation will provide a guide to talking with children about their digital practices.
Don't miss Noon Notes featuring BRIDGER BRASS, an award-winning chamber ensemble comprised of music majors from Montana State University School of Music.
The program is held at Bozeman Public Library's Community Room from noon to one on the first Monday of every month from October through April (except January), combining music performance with an educational component. This concert is free and open to the public.
From 1-4 pm a series of speakers will discuss the effects of the war in Gallatin County, the role that wheat played in the Great War, and how the war has been remembered in Germany and Great Britain. The Museum of the Rockies and several individuals will have artifacts from the Great War on display, and we encourage the public to bring any mementos or objects they have. Historians and curators will be available to talk about the materials of the Great War.
On select Wednesday nights this winter, we are offering a series on how to thrive in a Montana winter! We're easing into this series with a knitting group and discussing Hygge, the Danish art of being cozy and content in the winter months.
Bring your own knitting materials and project, come drink a cup of tea, and learn some ideas for getting cozy and staying warm this upcoming winter!
We've partnered with Google for an exciting event, Grow with Google! They offer free workshops on optimizing and growing your business and developing your own digital skills. There will also be hands on help with their products. More information and registration here!
Join a film club that operates like a book club- watch the movie on your own time, then meet up to discuss and watch a few scenes. This club meets every other month, and in November will meet to talk about Scrooged (1988, starring Bill Murray)
"In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips. But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk, on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past." -IMDB