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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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An Open Door to the community

With your help, we are opening the Open Door, a dedicated office in the Bozeman Public Library lobby that provides services to citizens in our community. The space will be staffed by local social service and health agencies, public safety, and community groups to connect people directly to the information and resources they need, such as housing, […]

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Giving thanks for 2019

As the end of another year approaches, we’re looking back with immense gratitude for all the support the Library received. Your individual gifts, sponsorships, and grants fund educational, informational, cultural, and recreational programs and services that are free for everyone. It’s the things that make our Library so special and wouldn’t happen without your support. […]

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Children’s Festival of the Book wins prize

We are excited to announce that Children’s Festival of the Book has received the 2019 Montana Center for the Book Prize presented by Humanities Montana. This award is given in recognition of excellent work promoting literacy and literature within the state. November 9, 2019 marks the 12th annual Children’s Festival of the Book and we […]

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Libraries Rock! 2019 Gala

Channel your inner rock star at the Libraries Rock! 2019 Gala on Saturday, September 28th, 5:30 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Cornerstone Award will be presented to former Bozeman Schools Superintendent Rob Watson for his outstanding efforts to increase early literacy. All proceeds from this lively, annual fundraising event will benefit the Bozeman […]

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SymBozium wins national award

The Bozeman Public Library was presented with the national Baker & Taylor award from United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), for its civil discourse series, SymBozium. This award is given to innovative community programs spearheaded and/or funded by library foundations. The award was shared at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference […]

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New Labyrinth offers a space for contemplation and retreat

We are pleased to announce the grand opening of our new Labyrinth on June 27th at 11:00 am, located just off the trail between the Library and Peet’s Hill parking lot. The eight-circuit, 52-ft diameter Labyrinth is comprised of reclaimed granite cobble, Montana sandstone, and creeping thyme.  Native plantings and landforms create privacy for Labyrinth […]

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Because summer slide isn’t playground equipment

Library programs keep young minds engaged Walk into The Bozeman Public Library this summer and you’ll likely hear the children before you see them. Giggles, excited questions, and the happy buzz of little minds at work will fill the Children’s Room as they gather for our annual summer reading program. Last year more than 3,000 […]

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