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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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SymBozium #2: The Economics of Immigration: Boon or Bust?

We are pleased to announce the second in our civil discourse series called SymBozium, presented by the Bozeman Public Library. The Economics of Immigration: Boon or Bust? April 2, 20197:00 pmThe Emerson’s Crawford Theater DACA, migrant caravans, undocumented workers, merit-based immigration. Few issues are more divisive in the United States today than immigration reform. Even […]

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Art at the Library

Books are certainly the stars of the Library but have you ever noticed how much art adorns the walls and fills the beautiful public spaces inside and outside the building?  The Library’s Atrium Gallery features rotating exhibits of regional work. Art shows change every two months and showcase a broad array of mediums. “What makes […]

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Anderson endowment gift benefits teens

The Bozeman Public Library Foundation is pleased to announce it has received a $250,000 endowment gift from longtime Library supporter Marcia Anderson. Anderson’s gift will support local youth through the creation of the Marcia Anderson Endowment for Teen Programs. This vital fund will maintain a stable, ongoing source of funding for teen programs, services, and […]

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Let’s read together

The Bozeman Public Library Foundation is proud to sponsor One Book One Bozeman, an annual event that promotes literacy and community engagement through the shared experience of reading. Each year a book title is selected and a month-long program of events is created to explore the themes of the book including author talks, discussion panels, […]

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Children’s Festival of the Book reaches 2,000+ local students

The Bozeman Public Library hosted another exhilarating and educational Children’s Festival of the Book last month featuring author-illustrator and 2018 Caldecott Medalist Matthew Cordell and authors Tracey Baptiste, Janet Fox, and Edward Hemingway. The Festival which began in 2007 to promote childhood literacy continues to grow and inspire. This year we reached over 2,000 local […]

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