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A delicious summer tradition continues in a new location

In August, Heeb’s Fresh Market will host its 11th annual fundraising BBQ to benefit the Bozeman Public Library. This long standing tradition brings the community together for a delicious lunch and a great cause. Mitch and Sherri Bradley generously began hosting the BBQ shortly after they purchased Heeb’s in 2008. “I feel the Library is […]

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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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Adair Peck’s Encaustic Paintings now on display

Adair Peck’s creative and colorful encaustic paintings will adorn the walls of the Bozeman Public Library’s Atrium Gallery November 1- December 31, 2018.  “I am currently working with Encaustics and it is a Love Story. With a background in painting, printmaking, and sculpture it is the perfect medium for me,” says Peck. Encaustic paint is […]

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Inaugural Teen Book Fest

We are thrilled to introduce our first Bozeman Teen Book Fest on Friday, November 9th featuring Young Adult authors Zoraida Córdova, Jeff Giles, and Kathleen Glasgow. We will celebrate this day devoted to teen readers (or teens at heart!) with presentations and book signings at BHS Library during 4th and 5th periods and at the Bozeman […]

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