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Donations in action: Summer Reading

The Bozeman Public Library children’s summer reading program and activities were held outside on the front lawn from June 15th – August 28th. Our children’s staff safely interacted with 1,285 kids and families, which included an outdoor concert, puppet show, drumming workshop, and story times each day over the lunch hour. Free lunches were provided […]

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Art exhibit to benefit the Labyrinth

A new art show, “Erosion,” by David Kingman is now on display through August 28th in the Bozeman Public Library Atrium Gallery. Forces of natural erosion—wind, water, glaciers, waves—have sculpted the incredible mountains and streams that Kingman has captured in his oil paintings. But in the past few months, in this unsettling time, other forces […]

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Summer with your Library

What a cheerful sight it is to see our community returning to the Library following its closure. A recent walk around the campus revealed small groups of people doing yoga in the park, participating in Storytime on the front lawn, browsing the Most Wanted Books, and returning materials. While summer 2020 is far from business […]

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Books beat the summer slide

Summer reading is more important than ever this year Educators fear major academic impacts from COVID-19 school closures will be compounded by “summer slide,” the loss of reading skills over the extended break. But data shows that kids who have ready access to books over the summer can actually improve their reading skills. The Library’s […]

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Call for artists

The Bozeman Public Library Foundation invites you to submit an art exhibition proposal. We promote the visual and aesthetic enhancement of the Bozeman community through rotating exhibits of public art in the Library. The Library’s Atrium Gallery showcases traditional and innovative contemporary art forms as well as the work of both established and emerging artists […]

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Bozeman Teen Book Fest Returns

The 2nd annual Bozeman Teen Book Fest will take place on Thursday, April 2, 2020 and we are thrilled to welcome acclaimed young adult authors Tiffany D. Jackson and Jeff Zentner. The Teen Book Fest is a day devoted to teen readers (or teens at heart!). Our visiting authors will give presentations, sign books, and […]

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A small but mighty office

The Open Door officially launched on January 6, 2020 in the Bozeman Public Library’s Atrium. We wanted to share an update on how this small but mighty space is already making a difference. Since the opening approximately 150 people have visited the office with a wide range of questions including a young man needing a […]

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Read a book with your city

We are excited to announce the One Book One Bozeman 2020 selection is: The Weight of an Infinite Sky by critically acclaimed Billings, MT author Carrie La Seur. About the book:The Weight of an Infinite Sky explores the heart and mystery of Big Sky Country in an evocative and atmospheric novel of family, home, love, […]

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