Montana Room

About the Montana Room

What will your find in the Montana Room? Books about the people, places and events that shaped and continue to shape Billings,Yellowstone County and the state of Montana. Microfilm of Billings newspapers from 1882 onward. Yearbooks from city high schools. City directories and old telephone directories. In short, the resources you need to learn about your community. Materials in the Montana Room are not available for checkout, but many of the titles are also available in the nonfiction collection.

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Check out the History Playlist on our YouTube channel as we take a look back into (mostly) local history.  

Montana History Profiles

Enjoy these tales from the archives at Billings Public Library, as we profile people, places and events that made our history here in Billings and in all of Montana.

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Use of Montana Room Materials in Publications

Interested in using a photograph or document from the Montana Room? Please check out our Permissions for Use page.

Montana History & Local History Online

Can't get enough of that local stuff? Check out these great resources available online