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  1. Calendar Overlay Bookmobiles Calendar (9)
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Bookmobiles Calendar

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

    October 20, 2017, 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bookmobile

    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 925 North 18th; Elder Grove School; Banff & Crater Lake; 30th & Howard

    October 23, 2017, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Bookmobile

    11:00-12:00 925 North 18th 1:00-2:30 Elder Grove School 2:45-3:45 Banff & 3700 Crater Lake 4:00-5:00 30th St W & Howard

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  3. Senior Outreach at Billings Health and Rehab & Wyndstone

    October 24, 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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  4. Bookmobile at Morin School; Washington Elementary; Robbie & 45th St W

    October 24, 2017, 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Bookmobile

    2:00-3:15 Morin School, 8827 Pryor Road 4:00-5:00 Washington Elementary, 1044 Cook Ave 6:00-7:30 Robbie & 45th St W

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

    October 25, 2017, 11:30 AM - 4:45 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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  6. Senior Outreach at The Vista at Mission Ridge

    October 25, 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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  7. Bookmobile at Custer Senior Center, Custer School & Pompey's Pillar

    October 26, 2017, 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM @ Bookmobile

    11:30-1:00 Custer Senior Center 1:15-3:15 Custer School 4:00-5:00 Pompey's Pillar

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  8. Senior Outreach at Parkview Care Center

    October 26, 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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  9. Bookmobile at Senior Meal Site, 1505 Ave D; Poly & Westfield; Bobby Jones & 54th

    October 27, 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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Children's Calendar

  1. Friday Morning Books and Babies Lapsit

    October 20, 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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  2. Friday Fun

    October 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. Friday Fun will be back in the Craft Corner for children and families to enjoy!

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  3. Saturdays Stories

    October 21, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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  4. Tuesday Story Time Tales

    October 24, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Come enjoy Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 3 to 6 years old.

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  5. Wednesdays Tales and Tots Story Time

    October 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Come enjoy Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 2 to 3 years old.

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  6. Wednesday Fun

    October 25, 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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  7. Tween STEAM - Egg Drop

    October 25, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Community Room

    9-12 year olds protect your egg from a fall using a variety of materials and some ingenuity! Call 657-8256 or stop by Children’s to register!

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  8. Thursdays Story Time Tales

    October 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Come enjoy Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 3 to 6 years old.

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  9. Thursday Afternoon Books and Babies Lapsit

    October 26, 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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  10. Jr. Science - Egg Drop

    October 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Community Room

    Jr. Science programs are set up for 6-8 year olds. This month, come explore STEAM by protecting your egg from a fall using a variety of materials and some ingenuity! Call 406-657-8256 or stop by the Children’s Desk to register.

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  11. Friday Morning Books and Babies Lapsit

    October 27, 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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  12. Friday Fun

    October 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. Friday Fun will be back in the Craft Corner for children and families to enjoy!

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  13. 2nd Teddy Bears and Stuffed Friends Sleepover

    October 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Billings Public Library invites parents and children 12 years and younger to a very special Story Time Friday October 27th at 6:00pm. Bring your Teddy Bear or your best stuffed friend (one per child). Following Story Time, we will tuck all the stuffed animals in for a sleepover at the library – will they stay in bed? Will they get up to mischief while the library is closed? Hidden camera results will be shared at the Good Bear Day Celebration on Saturday, October 28th at 10:30am in the Community Room. Stuffed Teddy Bears and Stuffed Friends may be picked up beginning at 10:15am before Good Bear Day begins. Come join the fun!

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  14. 31st Annual Good Bear

    October 28, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    In honor of President Teddy Roosevelt's birthday, Billings Public Library invites all 'teddy bears" to bring their favorite person to celebrate the 30th annual "Good Bear Day" on October 28th at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room. The celebration will include bear stories, a coloring contest complete with prizes and other fun surprises. Please pick up your entry at the Billings Public Library Children’s Services desk or from the library’s webpage at www.billingslibrary.org

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  15. Make and Take Jack o'Lantern Lantern

    October 30, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    October 30th we will be doing a Make & Take Halloween Pumpkin Lantern in the Children’s Craft Corner from 3-4:45 p.m. No registration is required! All children under the age of 8 MUST be accompanied by an adult

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  16. Tuesday Story Time Tales

    October 31, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Come enjoy Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 3 to 6 years old.

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Main Calendar

  1. High Plains BookFest

    October 19, 2017, 12:00 PM - October 22, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Events are held at: Billings Public Library, This House of Books, Western Heritage Center and Yellowstone Art Museum. Check the schedule for details

    The High Plains BookFest celebrates the work of regional authors, and highlights the authors whose 2016 books are finalists for the High Plains Book Awards. Meet the writers and learn about some great books!

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  2. THINKING MONEY: an exhibit for tweens, teens and the adults in their lives

    October 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - November 29, 2017, 12:00 PM @ 1st floor Popular Materials room

    Money affects all of us, but many of us lack the information we need to make smart decisions about our financial futures. Thinking Money is designed to teach visitors about financial literacy in a way that is not only understandable, but fun, and we're proud to bring it to our library. Through an adventure-themed storyline, interactive iPad content and other fun activities, Thinking Money explores themes like wants vs. needs, preparing for a rainy/sunny day, imagining your future self and avoiding financial fraud.

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  3. Library closes at 5 pm

    October 20, 2017, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    The library will close early on Friday, October 20 for the High Plains Book Awards Author Reception.

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  4. High Plains BookFest Reading: Debra Magpie Earling

    October 20, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room

    Author Debra Magpie Earling is the author of PERMA RED and THE LOST JOURNALS OF SACAJAWEA. She will be the featured speaker for the Gala Reading of the 2017 High Plains BookFest. The Library will not be open during this reading.

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  5. Never Too Late to Learn: Twitter 101

    October 23, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Computer Classroom

    Have you been wondering what tweets and hashtags are all about? Let's demystify the world of Twitter together! We’ll have lots of time for questions and if you’d like to make your own account or just want help learning how to better use your existing Twitter account, we can do that too. This class is for adults and older adults who already have a basic knowledge of computer and internet use. Space is limited. Please call 657-8255 to reserve your spot.

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  6. Introduction to AcroYoga

    October 23, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room

    The Billings Acrobatic Yoga Collective introduces the principles required to safely and confidently practice acrobalance. All first flow poses are stable, symmetrical and allow practicing soft tumbles. Join us on Monday evenings from October 23 through November 20.

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  7. Genealogy Research Hour

    October 24, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Take a mid-day break to join our staff, Kathy Robins and Lynne Puckett, as we explore various genealogy research topics. Research workshops will be on Tuesdays from Noon until 1 p.m. through October 31 in the Computer Classroom. We'll introduce new information each week and leave plenty of time to assist you in your research. Bring your questions and explore your ancestral roots! This week's topic: Archived books and genealogies.

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  8. The Knitting Circle

    October 26, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Popular Materials

    The Knitting Circle meets every fourth Thursday of the month at 1pm. Our Circle is informal and open to all fiber artists, not just knitters. We provide space, light, and good company with which to share ideas and inspiration. Our group meets in the second floor Large Conference Room. Bring your fiber project and join us!

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  9. Karen Stevens' Haunted Montana

    October 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room

    Billings' favorite ghost hunter and author returns to the Library to update us on her travels around the state and the ghostly activity she has experienced. A favorite speaker and retired librarian, Stevens has been fascinated by ghosts from an early age, and has collected ghost stories from across Montana for 30 years. Her most recent book is "Armchair Ghost Hunting." Just in time for Halloween, she will lead us on a virtual tour of hauntings around Montana in places you can visit--"if you dare!"

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  10. Introduction to AcroYoga

    October 30, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room

    The Billings Acrobatic Yoga Collective introduces the principles required to safely and confidently practice acrobalance. All first flow poses are stable, symmetrical and allow practicing soft tumbles. Join us on Monday evenings from October 23 through November 20.

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  11. Genealogy Research Hour

    October 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Take a mid-day break to join our staff, Kathy Robins and Lynne Puckett, as we explore various genealogy research topics. Research workshops will be on Tuesdays from Noon until 1 p.m. through October 31 in the Computer Classroom. We'll introduce new information each week and leave plenty of time to assist you in your research. Bring your questions and explore your ancestral roots! This week's topic: City Directories.

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  12. Fall Food Film Series

    October 31, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Art House Cinema and Pub

    The Yellowstone Valley Citizens Council, in partnership with Art House Cinema & Pub and the Billings Public Library, is hosting a fall food film series and panel discussion to highlight the need for change in our modern food system and to spark local conversation and action around issues of food security and sustainability.

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  13. LitCentric Book Discussion Group

    October 31, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Large Conference Room

    LitCentric meets the last Tuesday of every month between January and October at 7pm in the second floor Large Conference Room. We use a combination of self-purchased copies and library book club kits. Sign up by emailing or stopping by the second floor Help Desk. *We're trying to save the planet, so make sure you bring your own mug for coffee!

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Teen Calendar

  1. TECH Lab Open Lab

    October 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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  2. Friday Night Magic

    October 20, 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. TECH Lab Open Lab

    October 21, 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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  4. TECH Lab Open Lab

    October 24, 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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  5. TECH Lab Open Lab

    October 25, 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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  6. Teen Art Club

    October 25, 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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  7. Teen Japan Club

    October 25, 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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  8. TECH Lab Open Lab

    October 26, 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 Book Group

    October 26, 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 October, we're reading Michelle Zink's Lies I Told, a fast-paced thriller. Register and reserve your copy of the book by calling 657-8290.

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  10. TECH Lab Open Lab

    October 27, 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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  11. Friday Night Magic

    October 27, 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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  12. TECH Lab Open Lab

    October 28, 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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  13. TECH Lab Open Lab

    October 31, 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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