Children

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 seasonally for new adventures.


Adventures in Story Time-- Tues, Wed, Thurs -- Community Room




Adventures in Story Time

Stories, songs and craft activity

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

10am in the Community Room


In this new edition of Story Time, your child will enjoy books, songs, and a craft designed around a theme.  Each weekly Story Time is a chance to practice reading readiness skills like listening during stories, letter awareness and predicting. Story Time will be on vacation December 7th - 31st.

Books and Babies, Thurs at 3:15pm and Sat at 10:15am, Community Room


Books and Babies

Thursdays, 3:15-4pm & Saturdays, 10:15-11am

Community Room


Children 0-2 and caregivers, join us for stories, rhymes, and finger plays intended to foster a love of reading at an early age and build important early literacy skills.  

Try It Yourself (TIY) STEAM Kits

Now available for checkout!

Through generous grants from the Friends of Billings Public Library and the Billings Public Library Foundation, kids and families will have the chance to explore STEAM components in a new way.

  • Children and families can enjoy  hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM)
  • 12 kits are available; each kit contains a unique collection of multi-media materials including books, DVDs, games, and models chosen to appeal to a variety of learning styles and ages.

TIY Kits updated


iVox Books that Move!

iVOX is a children’s book app for ages 3-8, which engages and delights curious young minds with the latest in storytelling technology. Part eBook, part audiobook and part virtual pop-up. Children follow along with the exciting stories while interacting with 3D characters and scenes immersed in the narrative like never before (no 3D glasses needed!).

Download the app, log in with your library card and watch children's books come to life! 

Android app

Apple app

iVox

1000Books Logo - Bear with Green Book

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