The Library is now open Mon-Fri 10am-6pm.

CURBSIDE PICK-UP service continues Mon - Fri from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. 

Find more information about changes to our services visit our FAQs page.

For up-to-date and accurate information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit our Health & Medicine page.

Summer Reading 2021 - Tails and Tales

Registration begins June 1st

Read, record your reading, earn points, purchase raffle tickets for prizes!

Stay tuned for more details including pictures of prizes and details about all of the fun and educational virtual programs coming this summer!

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Children’s Programs Go Virtual

During this time, all of our Children’s programs have gone virtual.  Check out our Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter pages for schedules and head to our YouTube Channel for programs.

Children's Digital Resources

We have a variety of digital resources and information available for parents and kids alike!

  • For fun and interactive learning resources for children pre-K through middle school, check out our Learning Resources page. 
  • Want to learn how to code or looking for a great STEM activity? Take a peek at our STEM Resources page!
  • More interested in taking a virtual tour of the Louvre or exploring local history? Head over to our Arts and Cultural Resources page.
  • Embarking on a research project? Utilize several free, kid-friendly search engines on our Research Databases page

For parents looking to support their children in homeschooling or digital learning, take a look at our Homeschooling and At-Home Learning page for guidance, tips, and tricks to get started homeschooling or support your child in a virtual classroom.

Visit our Virtual Story Tower!

Do you miss hanging out in our Story Tower?  Here's your chance to visit it virtually! Click on the images for links to fun games, videos, songs and other learning activities.  Stop by each month for new adventures.

Adventures in Story Time

Adventures in Story Time Craft Kits NEW

Adventures in Story Time

Stories, songs and craft activity

Tuesdays 10:30 am

Billings Public Library YouTube Channel

In this new edition of Story Time, your child will enjoy books, songs, and a craft designed around a theme.  Each weekly video is a chance to practice reading readiness skills like listening during stories, letter awareness and predicting.

Supplies for the craft featured in the video are available for pickup through curbside. Supplies are limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis. Themes in April include: Goats, Frogs, Earth Day and Dirt.

Adventures in Story Time and Craft Kits will be on vacation May 17-31

Nov 6 & 20, 10:30am: Spanish Story TimeStory Time in Español

1st and 3rd Fridays 10:30 am

Billings Public Library YouTube Channel

¡La biblioteca pública de Billings ahora ofrece La Hora de Lectura en español!  Billings Public Library now offers Story Time in Spanish.

We are excited to partner with Justina MSU- B student, who learned Spanish while living in Argentina, to share your favorite picture books in Spanish.  Join us on the Billings Public Library’s YouTube Channel on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month at 10:30 am and explore the Spanish language

Books and Babies

Stories and Rhymes

Thursdays 3pm

Billings Public Library You Tube Channel

This weekly video series will include stories, rhymes, and finger plays intended to foster a love of reading at an early age and build important early literacy skills.  

Books and Babies will be on vacation May 17 - 31

Books and BabiesNEW


Digging into Dinosaurs with Museum of the Rockies

Do you DIG dinosaurs? Join Museum of the Rockies for a three-part series all about PALEONTOLOGY! Museum of the Rockies has one of the largest collections of dinosaur fossils in the United States, and they want to share them with YOU! In this virtual series, you will learn about Montana’s dinosaurs and geology, take a virtual guided tour of the Hall of Horns and Teeth, and ask questions to their paleontologists. Attend all three programs and receive a Junior Paleontologist certificate, signed by our John R. Horner Curator of Paleontology, Dr. John Scannella! 

Each program will take place on Zoom and will be 30 – 45 minutes in length.

You can find more information and register at

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Do you have a child not yet in kindergarten? Sign up today and foster a love of reading at an early age. Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are all encouraged to participate. 

One book a day = 1000 books before kindergarten!

 Register Here