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  1. Calendar Overlay Bookmobiles Calendar (14)
  2. Calendar Overlay Children's Calendar (17)
  3. Calendar Overlay Main Calendar (8)
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Bookmobiles Calendar

  1. Bookmobile at Worden Senior Center; Huntley Main Street; Front Street & Golden Hollow

    December 15, 2017, 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    11:30-1:00 Worden Senior Center 1:30-2:30 Huntley Main Street 3:00-4:00 Front Street & Golden Hollow

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  2. Bookmobile at Laurel Senior Center; Morning Star; Boulder Park

    December 18, 2017, 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ Bookmobile

    11:30-1:00 Laurel Senior Center, 720 South 4th St 1:45-3:00 Morning Star at Central & Shiloh 3:30-4:30 Boulder Park

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  3. Bookmobile at Shiloh United Methodist Church; Friendship House; Briarwood Blvd

    December 19, 2017, 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    12:30-2:00 Shiloh U. M. Church, 1810 Shiloh Rd 3:00-4:00 Friendship House, 3123 8th Ave S 4:30-6:30 Briarwood Blvd & Turnberry

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  4. Senior Outreach at Eagle Cliff Manor

    December 19, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    EAGLE CLIFF MANOR - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM 1415 Yellowstone River Rd, Billings, MT 59105

    The Senior Outreach Program makes monthly visits to senior residential facilities and nursing homes, bringing the experience of browsing for Library materials right inside the doors. The service also provides library services to those who are home bound, delivering requested materials to the doors of those within the City of Billings.

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  5. Senior Outreach at Prairie Tower and Highgate Senior Living

    December 20, 2017, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

    PRAIRIE TOWER - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 725 N 25th St, Billings, MT 59101
    HIGHGATE SENIOR LIVING - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 3980 Parkhill Dr, Billings, MT 59102

    The Senior Outreach Program makes monthly visits to senior residential facilities and nursing homes, bringing the experience of browsing for Library materials right inside the doors. The service also provides library services to those who are home bound, delivering requested materials to the doors of those within the City of Billings.

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  6. Bookmobile at Heights Senior Center; Pioneer School; Lockwood School

    December 20, 2017, 11:15 AM - 5:00 PM @ Bookmobile

    11:15-12:45 Heights Senior Meal Site, Hope Methodist Church, 244 Wicks Lane 1:10-2:45 Pioneer School, 1937 Dover Road 4:00-5:00 Lockwood School

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  7. Senior Outreach at Central Court and Mission Ridge

    December 21, 2017, 9:45 AM - 2:45 PM

    CENTRAL COURT - 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM 78 27th St W, Billings, MT 59102
    MISSION RIDGE - 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM 3840 Rimrock Rd, Billings, MT 59102

    The Senior Outreach Program makes monthly visits to senior residential facilities and nursing homes, bringing the experience of browsing for Library materials right inside the doors. The service also provides library services to those who are home bound, delivering requested materials to the doors of those within the City of Billings.

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  8. Bookmobile at Mountain View Colony, Broadview Senior Center/School and Acton

    December 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM @ Bookmobile

    10:00-11:00 Mountain View Colony, 14435 Oswald Rd 11:30-1:00 Broadview Senior Center 1:15-3:20 Broadview School 4:00-4:45 Acton

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  9. Bookmobile at Senior Meal Site, 1505 Ave D; Poly & Westfield; Bobby Jones & 54th

    December 22, 2017, 11:30 AM - 4:45 PM @ Bookmobile

    11:30-1:00 Senior Meal Site, 1505 Ave D 2:00-3:30 Poly & Westfield 4:00-4:45 Bobby Jones & 54th

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  10. Senior Outreach at Billings Health and Rehab & Wyndstone

    December 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

    BILLINGS HEALTH AND REHAB 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 2115 Central Ave, Billings, MT 59102
    WYNDSTONE 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM 1920 Wyndstone Way
    The Senior Outreach Program makes monthly visits to senior residential facilities and nursing homes, bringing the experience of browsing for Library materials right inside the doors. The service also provides library services to those who are home bound, delivering requested materials to the doors of those within the City of Billings.

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  11. Bookmobile at Shepherd Senior Meal Site; Brush Meadow Apts; Hemingway & Poe

    December 27, 2017, 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM @ Bookmobile

    11:30-1:00 Shepherd Senior Meal Site, 5541 Haynes Rd 2:00-3:30 Brush Meadow Apts, 1203 Lake Elmo Road 3:45-4:45 Hemingway & Poe

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  12. Senior Outreach at The Vista at Mission Ridge

    December 27, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    THE VISTA AT MISSION RIDGE - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    3840 Rimrock Rd, Billings, MT 59102

    The Senior Outreach Program makes monthly visits to senior residential facilities and nursing homes, bringing the experience of browsing for Library materials right inside the doors. The service also provides library services to those who are home bound, delivering requested materials to the doors of those within the City of Billings.

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  13. Bookmobile at Custer Senior Center, Custer School & Pompey's Pillar

    December 28, 2017, 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bookmobile

    11:30-2:00 Custer Senior Center 3:00- 4:00 Pompey's Pillar

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  14. Senior Outreach at Parkview Care Center

    December 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    PARKVIEW CARE CENTER - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 600 S 27th St, Billings, MT 59101

    The Senior Outreach Program makes monthly visits to senior residential facilities and nursing homes, bringing the experience of browsing for Library materials right inside the doors. The service also provides library services to those who are home bound, delivering requested materials to the doors of those within the City of Billings.

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Children's Calendar

  1. A Beary Merry Holiday

    December 1, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 23, 2017, 5:00 PM

    Two special bears will be visiting the library this holiday season! Snowflake and Jingle Bell will be spending time in Children’s Services. They plan on having a few adventures while they are here and we’re sure our security camera will see what they are doing! December 1st to December 23rd: • Stop by the Children’s desk daily to view the picture of what the bears did the night before • Use the picture to find the Snowflake and Jingle Bell located somewhere in the Children’s area • Tell the Librarian where you found the Snowflake and Jingle Bell to earn an entry into a drawing for a chance to win a prize! • You may enter daily from December 1st to December 23rd

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  2. Friday Morning Books and Babies Lapsit

    December 15, 2017, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

    Books & Babies - come read and sing with your baby! For children 0-2 years old and their caregivers.

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  3. Friday Fun

    December 15, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Where LEGOs, games and imaginations come together! Come enjoy free play with LEGOs of all sorts of colors and shapes. Try putting together a car, house or even a helicopter! If LEGOs are not your thing, come play games with your child. Friday Fun will be back in the Craft Corner for children and families to enjoy!

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  4. Saturdays Stories

    December 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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  5. Wednesday Fun

    December 20, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Where LEGOs, games and imaginations come together! Come enjoy free play with LEGOs of all sorts of colors and shapes. Try putting together a car, house or even a helicopter! If LEGOs are not your thing, come play games with your child. Wednesday Fun will be back in the Craft Corner for children and families to enjoy!

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  6. Thursday Afternoon Books and Babies Lapsit

    December 21, 2017, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

    Books & Babies - come read and sing with your baby! For children 0-2 years old and their caregivers.

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  7. Friday Morning Books and Babies Lapsit

    December 22, 2017, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

    Books & Babies - come read and sing with your baby! For children 0-2 years old and their caregivers.

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  8. Friday Fun

    December 22, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Where LEGOs, games and imaginations come together! Come enjoy free play with LEGOs of all sorts of colors and shapes. Try putting together a car, house or even a helicopter! If LEGOs are not your thing, come play games with your child. Friday Fun will be back in the Craft Corner for children and families to enjoy!

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  9. Merry Little Library - Christmas Stories with the Director

    December 22, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    While Santa is getting ready for the big night come and enjoy Christmas Stories with Billings Public Library Director Gavin! Enjoy cookies, hot cocoa and make an ornament for your tree!

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  10. Kids Books to Movies - Beauty and the Beast

    December 26, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Watch Beauty and the Beast based on the fairy tale by Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve. Stay for the whole movie, and be entered into a drawing for a copy of the movie and the book the movie is based on.

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  11. Kids Books to Movies - Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

    December 27, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Watch Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie based on the book series by Dav Pilkey. Stay for the whole movie, and be entered into a drawing for a copy of the movie and the book the movie is based on.

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  12. Wednesday Fun

    December 27, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Where LEGOs, games and imaginations come together! Come enjoy free play with LEGOs of all sorts of colors and shapes. Try putting together a car, house or even a helicopter! If LEGOs are not your thing, come play games with your child. Wednesday Fun will be back in the Craft Corner for children and families to enjoy!

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  13. Kids Books to Movies - Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

    December 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Watch Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life based on the book series by James Patterson. Stay for the whole movie, and be entered into a drawing for a copy of the movie and the book the movie is based on.

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  14. Friday Morning Books and Babies Lapsit

    December 29, 2017, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

    Books & Babies - come read and sing with your baby! For children 0-2 years old and their caregivers.

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  15. Kids Books to Movies - Boss Baby

    December 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Watch Boss Baby based on the book by Marla Frazee. Stay for the whole movie, and be entered into a drawing for a copy of the movie and the book the movie is based on.

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  16. Friday Fun

    December 29, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Where LEGOs, games and imaginations come together! Come enjoy free play with LEGOs of all sorts of colors and shapes. Try putting together a car, house or even a helicopter! If LEGOs are not your thing, come play games with your child. Friday Fun will be back in the Craft Corner for children and families to enjoy!

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  17. Kids Books to Movies - Little Prince

    December 30, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Watch the movie Little Prince based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry . Stay for the whole movie, and be entered into a drawing for a copy of the movie and the book the movie is based on.

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Main Calendar

  1. Friday Night Fun: Winter Tales with The Backyard Theatre

    December 15, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room

    Join the Library in welcoming members of Billings' Backyard Theatre Company for a program of Christmas tales and excerpts from their upcoming play, "Almost, Maine" by John Cariani. The play depicts changes in a series of romantic relationships during a magical Midwinter night in a small town.

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  2. Friends of the Library Pop-Up Sale

    December 16, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In the Book Nook

    The Friends will have their usual gently used books as well as several tables loaded with great gift ideas for the holidays. All proceeds benefit the Library

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  3. Holiday Music: Big Sky Holiday Chorus

    December 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Under the oculus on the first floor

    Get in the mood for the holiday season with the barbershop-style songs of the Big Sky Holiday Chorus ringing throughout the Library. This is a favorite holiday tradition at the Library.

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  4. Family Trivia Night: Science

    December 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room

    Join us for a fun night of science themed trivia! Phillips 66 has provided a generous grant to the library for the creation of 6 STEAM crates that will soon be available for check-out, and we are going to hold a trivia night for each of the crates! This session will focus on our Science crate, so bring the family and come down for snacks, prizes, and a look at the Science Crate and all of the equipment that will come with it! Registration is required, so call 657-8290 to sign a team up today!

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  5. Tai Chi for Everyone presented by the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Billings

    December 21, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Community Room

    In the Taoist tradition, a person's health depends on the harmony of body, mind, and spirit. The Taoist Tai Chi arts exercise the entire physiology, including the tendons, joints, connective tissue and the internal organs. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing that allows movement, including grip-less, flat-soled shoes, and should be prepared to sign a waiver. Tai Chi is part of our 2017 health and medical literacy series.

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  6. Friday Night Fun: Merry Little Library - Christmas Stories with the Director

    December 22, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room

    Bring your kids and help Director Gavin Woltjer tell Christmas stories. Make an easy Christmas tree ornament with your children and sip some hot cocoa while nibbling a cookie or two.

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  7. Tai Chi for Everyone presented by the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Billings

    December 28, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Community Room

    In the Taoist tradition, a person's health depends on the harmony of body, mind, and spirit. The Taoist Tai Chi arts exercise the entire physiology, including the tendons, joints, connective tissue and the internal organs. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing that allows movement, including grip-less, flat-soled shoes, and should be prepared to sign a waiver. Tai Chi is part of our 2017 health and medical literacy series.

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  8. Friday Night Fun: White Elephant Gift Exchange

    December 29, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room

    Did you receive a gift that wasn't quite your thing? Bring it to the Library and get a ticket to trade. If nothing strikes your fancy, that's okay, too. All leftovers will be donated to Family Services. New & unused items only, please!

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Teen Calendar

  1. TECH Lab Open Hours

    December 15, 2017, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    The TECH Lab is the library's teens only digital learning lab. Come to the lab to learn about 3D printing, use our audiobooth to record and mix music, build and program some robots, and much more! Teens can also come to hang out and be social, as we have lots of board games and gaming consoles. Plus, it's all free!

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  2. Friday Night Magic

    December 15, 2017, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    We're starting weekly sessions of Magic: The Gathering in the TECH Lab! Come down and learn how to play this exciting card game, hone your skills, or just hang out with some fun and like-minded teens. Feel free to bring your own decks or cards, but we'll have plenty here to use and learn with. These weekly sessions will be pretty informal and fun, but we'll also have tournaments and other activities from time to time (we'll announce it well beforehand). Until then, see you on Friday!

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  3. Computer Science Week: Make a Web Server

    December 15, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    Use Flask to create and host your own web site. You’ll also learn how to code with HTML and CSS.

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  4. Computer Science Week: Introduction to Mathematica

    December 16, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    Learn how to use Mathematica, a computer programming tool popular in science, math, computing, and engineering.

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  5. TECH Lab Open Hours

    December 16, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    The TECH Lab is the library's teens only digital learning lab. Come to the lab to learn about 3D printing, use our audiobooth to record and mix music, build and program some robots, and much more! Teens can also come to hang out and be social, as we have lots of board games and gaming consoles. Plus, it's all free!

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  6. TECH Lab Open Hours

    December 19, 2017, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    The TECH Lab is the library's teens only digital learning lab. Come to the lab to learn about 3D printing, use our audiobooth to record and mix music, build and program some robots, and much more! Teens can also come to hang out and be social, as we have lots of board games and gaming consoles. Plus, it's all free!

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  7. Teen Book Group

    December 19, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Teen Study 2

    Join the Library's Teen Book Group. We meet once a month on Thursday afternoons. In December, we're reading Kerri Maniscalco's Stalking Jack the Ripper, a gothic murder mystery. Snacks and drinks are provided. Register and reserve your copy of the book by calling 657-8290.

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  8. TECH Lab Open Hours

    December 20, 2017, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    The TECH Lab is the library's teens only digital learning lab. Come to the lab to learn about 3D printing, use our audiobooth to record and mix music, build and program some robots, and much more! Teens can also come to hang out and be social, as we have lots of board games and gaming consoles. Plus, it's all free!

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  9. Teen Art Club

    December 20, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    The Teen Education and Creation Hub (TECH Lab) at Billings Public Library is starting its own teen art club! The club will be led by Damin, a TECH Lab mentor and life-long, self taught artist. Members of this fall's art group will learn essential drawing fundamentals such as the human figure, perspective, and composition. These methods will allow teens to more easily draw what they see or bring to life the places and characters of their imagination. This program will be very adaptive to participants' interests. Among the areas we might explore are: character, creature, and vehicle design; portraits; and/or symbolism and visual communication. No previous training or education is required, just a desire to be creative and improve your skills. The library will provide basic supplies, although teens can feel free to bring their own items. The art club will meet every Wednesday at 5 pm in the TECH Lab. 20th. Sign-up is required, to call 657-8290 to join the group today!

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  10. Teen Japan Club

    December 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Computer Classroom

    The Teen Japan Club is back! Learn Japanese language and culture for free! This opportunity is brought to you by your Billings Public Library and Southern Montana Intercultural and Language Exchange (SMILE INC). Classes will be taught by Rod Gottula and Rie Kuroki. Rod is a former National Board Certified Teacher of Language Arts and high-school English teacher . He holds a master's degree in linguistics, has spent four years living and working in Japan as part of the JET Program, and is a former Japan Club Advisor. Rie is a native Japanese speaker and part-time translator who has lived in MT for over fifteen years.

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  11. TECH Lab Open Hours

    December 21, 2017, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    The TECH Lab is the library's teens only digital learning lab. Come to the lab to learn about 3D printing, use our audiobooth to record and mix music, build and program some robots, and much more! Teens can also come to hang out and be social, as we have lots of board games and gaming consoles. Plus, it's all free!

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  12. TECH Lab Open Hours

    December 22, 2017, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    The TECH Lab is the library's teens only digital learning lab. Come to the lab to learn about 3D printing, use our audiobooth to record and mix music, build and program some robots, and much more! Teens can also come to hang out and be social, as we have lots of board games and gaming consoles. Plus, it's all free!

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  13. Friday Night Magic

    December 22, 2017, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    We're starting weekly sessions of Magic: The Gathering in the TECH Lab! Come down and learn how to play this exciting card game, hone your skills, or just hang out with some fun and like-minded teens. Feel free to bring your own decks or cards, but we'll have plenty here to use and learn with. These weekly sessions will be pretty informal and fun, but we'll also have tournaments and other activities from time to time (we'll announce it well beforehand). Until then, see you on Friday!

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  14. TECH Lab Open Hours

    December 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    The TECH Lab is the library's teens only digital learning lab. Come to the lab to learn about 3D printing, use our audiobooth to record and mix music, build and program some robots, and much more! Teens can also come to hang out and be social, as we have lots of board games and gaming consoles. Plus, it's all free!

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  15. Teen Art Club

    December 27, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    The Teen Education and Creation Hub (TECH Lab) at Billings Public Library is starting its own teen art club! The club will be led by Damin, a TECH Lab mentor and life-long, self taught artist. Members of this fall's art group will learn essential drawing fundamentals such as the human figure, perspective, and composition. These methods will allow teens to more easily draw what they see or bring to life the places and characters of their imagination. This program will be very adaptive to participants' interests. Among the areas we might explore are: character, creature, and vehicle design; portraits; and/or symbolism and visual communication. No previous training or education is required, just a desire to be creative and improve your skills. The library will provide basic supplies, although teens can feel free to bring their own items. The art club will meet every Wednesday at 5 pm in the TECH Lab. 20th. Sign-up is required, to call 657-8290 to join the group today!

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  16. Teen Japan Club

    December 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Computer Classroom

    The Teen Japan Club is back! Learn Japanese language and culture for free! This opportunity is brought to you by your Billings Public Library and Southern Montana Intercultural and Language Exchange (SMILE INC). Classes will be taught by Rod Gottula and Rie Kuroki. Rod is a former National Board Certified Teacher of Language Arts and high-school English teacher . He holds a master's degree in linguistics, has spent four years living and working in Japan as part of the JET Program, and is a former Japan Club Advisor. Rie is a native Japanese speaker and part-time translator who has lived in MT for over fifteen years.

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  17. Kumamoto: Your Sister State

    December 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ 2nd Floor Computer Classroom

    For 35 years, Montana has enjoyed a "sister state" relationship with the prefecture of Kumamoto, Japan. Few Montanans know Kumamoto as well as award-winning journalist and Japan Friendship Club President Ian Marquand. Join Ian as he shares the special character of Kumamoto--its connection with former Ambassador Mike Mansfield, its natural beauty, its cultural heritage and its charming modern mascot, Kumamon. He'll also celebrate the unique friendship Kumamoto offers to Montanans.

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  18. Friday Night Magic

    December 29, 2017, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TECH Lab

    We're starting weekly sessions of Magic: The Gathering in the TECH Lab! Come down and learn how to play this exciting card game, hone your skills, or just hang out with some fun and like-minded teens. Feel free to bring your own decks or cards, but we'll have plenty here to use and learn with. These weekly sessions will be pretty informal and fun, but we'll also have tournaments and other activities from time to time (we'll announce it well beforehand). Until then, see you on Friday!

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