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Adult Events

  1. An Evening with Bozeman author Keith McCafferty

    September 16, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Large Meeting Room

  2. An Evening with the poet Carol Frost

    September 18, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Large Meeting Room

    Carol Frost studied at the Sorbonne and earned degrees from the State University of Oneonta and Syracuse University. She is the author of eleven books of poems and is the director of Winter with the Writers, a Festival of the Literary Arts. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and won several Pushcart Prizes. She holds the Theodore Bruce and Barbara Lawrence Alfond Chair of English at Rollins College, where she directs the Winter with the Writers program.

  3. Read In @ your Lewis & Clark Library

    September 25, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ The Read In Room (formerly the Teen Space!)

    Read In @ Your Lewis & Clark Library Help the library celebrate Banned Books Week and the freedom to choose what you read! Participate in the Library’s Read In on Thursday, September 25. Participants will spend time reading from a book or graphic novel of their choice and can choose to share their experience in writing or in a photograph. Find the fun in the Read-In Room (also known as the teen space!) Thursday, September 25. All day; Teen Space.

  4. Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

    September 25, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Large Meeting Room

    Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle Join us for a screening on Thursday, September 25, of this PBS documentary that chronicles the fascinating history of superheroes through comic books. This film is an excellent choice for this year's Banned Books Week with it's focus on Comic Books, and a great teaser for the great comic book themed programs coming to our library in January 2015! Thursday, September 25, 7 pm. Large Meeting Room.

Bookmobile Branch

  1. Eagles Manor

    September 16, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ 715 N Fee Street

  2. Son Heaven Assisted Living

    September 17, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ 2510 Ferndale Lane

  3. Hunter's Pointe Retirement Residence

    September 17, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ 2801 Colonial Drive

  4. Helena Christian School

    September 18, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ 3384 Canyon Ferry Rd

  5. Warren Elementary School

    September 18, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Helena Valley Northeas
    Helena, MT 59601

  6. Leisure Village Mobile Home Park

    September 18, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ 2901 Herrin Road

  7. Wolf Creek Elementary School

    September 19, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ 150 Walsh St

  8. Milford Colony

    September 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Hwy 287

  9. Canyon Store in Wolf Creek

    September 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ 175 Recreation Road

  10. Canyon Creek Country Store

    September 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ 8703 Lincoln Road W

  11. Trinity Elementary School

    September 23, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ 7435 Duffy Ln

  12. Jim Darcy Elementary School

    September 23, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 990 Lincoln Road W

  13. Rossiter Elementary

    September 23, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ 1497 Sierra RD

  14. Aspen Gardens Assisted Living

    September 24, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 13 Bumblebee Ct

  15. State Capitol

    September 24, 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ 301 East 6th Street

  16. Touchmark

    September 24, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ 915 Saddle Drive

  17. Apple Rehab Cooney

    September 24, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ 2555 E Broadway

  18. Big Sky Care Center

    September 24, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ 2475 Winne Ave

  19. O'Malley's Tavern

    September 25, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  20. Masonic Home of Montana

    September 30, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ 2010 Masonic Home Rd

  21. Eagles Manor

    September 30, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ 715 N Fee Street

Children's Events

  1. Books & Babies

    September 15, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Large Meeting Room

    Children aged newborn to toddler and their grownups are invited to a fun, informal social hour full of rhymes, songs, and play.

  2. Books & Babies

    September 15, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Large Meeting Room

    Children aged newborn to toddler and their grownups are invited to a fun, informal social hour full of rhymes, songs, and play.

  3. Story Time

    September 17, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ StorySteps - Helena Main Library

    Children ages 2.5 - 5 years old and their grownups are invited to share the magic of picture books, puppetry, rhymes, stories, and songs. Story time helps children learn about themselves and the world around them. Story time is held on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the StorySteps all year round except August and December:

  4. Story Time

    September 17, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ StorySteps - Helena Main Library

    Children ages 2.5 - 5 years old and their grownups are invited to share the magic of picture books, puppetry, rhymes, stories, and songs. Story time helps children learn about themselves and the world around them. Story time is held on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the StorySteps all year round except August and December:

  5. Story Time

    September 18, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ StorySteps - Helena Main Library

    Children ages 2.5 - 5 years old and their grownups are invited to share the magic of picture books, puppetry, rhymes, stories, and songs. Story time helps children learn about themselves and the world around them. Story time is held on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the StorySteps all year round except August and December:

  6. Books & Babies

    September 22, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Large Meeting Room

    Children aged newborn to toddler and their grownups are invited to a fun, informal social hour full of rhymes, songs, and play.

  7. Books & Babies

    September 22, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Large Meeting Room

    Children aged newborn to toddler and their grownups are invited to a fun, informal social hour full of rhymes, songs, and play.

  8. Story Time

    September 24, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ StorySteps - Helena Main Library

    Children ages 2.5 - 5 years old and their grownups are invited to share the magic of picture books, puppetry, rhymes, stories, and songs. Story time helps children learn about themselves and the world around them. Story time is held on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the StorySteps all year round except August and December:

  9. Story Time

    September 24, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ StorySteps - Helena Main Library

    Children ages 2.5 - 5 years old and their grownups are invited to share the magic of picture books, puppetry, rhymes, stories, and songs. Story time helps children learn about themselves and the world around them. Story time is held on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the StorySteps all year round except August and December:

  10. Story Time

    September 25, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ StorySteps - Helena Main Library

    Children ages 2.5 - 5 years old and their grownups are invited to share the magic of picture books, puppetry, rhymes, stories, and songs. Story time helps children learn about themselves and the world around them. Story time is held on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the StorySteps all year round except August and December:

  11. Books & Babies

    September 29, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Large Meeting Room

    Children aged newborn to toddler and their grownups are invited to a fun, informal social hour full of rhymes, songs, and play.

  12. Books & Babies

    September 29, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Large Meeting Room

    Children aged newborn to toddler and their grownups are invited to a fun, informal social hour full of rhymes, songs, and play.

Computer Classes

  1. Intermediate Microsoft Word

    September 23, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Computer Lab

    *This is a four day class. Students are signing up for all four sessions. Each session builds on the previous session.* Learn intermediate skills of this powerful word processing program. To register call the Information Desk at 447-1690 ext 5. On the day of the class, please wait at the lobby "Staff Only" door to be let in before the Library opens. For any questions, please call 447-1690 ext 130.

  2. Intermediate Microsoft Word

    September 24, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Computer Lab

    *This is a four day class. Students are signing up for all four sessions. Each session builds on the previous session.* Learn intermediate skills of this powerful word processing program. To register call the Information Desk at 447-1690 ext 5. On the day of the class, please wait at the lobby "Staff Only" door to be let in before the Library opens. For any questions, please call 447-1690 ext 130.

  3. Intermediate Microsoft Word

    September 25, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Computer Lab

    *This is a four day class. Students are signing up for all four sessions. Each session builds on the previous session.* Learn intermediate skills of this powerful word processing program. To register call the Information Desk at 447-1690 ext 5. On the day of the class, please wait at the lobby "Staff Only" door to be let in before the Library opens. For any questions, please call 447-1690 ext 130.

  4. Intermediate Microsoft Word

    September 26, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Computer Lab

    *This is a four day class. Students are signing up for all four sessions. Each session builds on the previous session.* Learn intermediate skills of this powerful word processing program. To register call the Information Desk at 447-1690 ext 5. On the day of the class, please wait at the lobby "Staff Only" door to be let in before the Library opens. For any questions, please call 447-1690 ext 130.

Daytimers Book Group

  1. Daytimers Book Group

    September 18, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mezzanine Meeting Room

    We will discuss As Sweet As Honey by Indira Ganesan.

    Ganesan’s novel is set on the island of Pi in the Bay of Bengal. The tale is narrated by Mina, who, as a 10-year-old, watches in awe as her six-foot-tall aunt Meterling falls in love with a chubby, genial Englishman by the name of Archer, only to tragically lose him just after they had exchanged their vows. Whether she’s describing verdant, lush Pi or bustling, crowded London, Ganesan brings Meterling’s two worlds, and her conflicted feelings about each of them, to vibrant life.

East Helena Branch

  1. East Helena Block Party

    September 18, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Street Park across from the East Helena Branch Library (16 E Main)

    Thanks to a grant from the United Way, the East Helena Branch Library received funds to launch a fun, new, and educational after-school activity - Legos, lots and lots of Legos! Join us for a block party to celebrate. There will be popcorn, ice creams, and of course......Legos.

Graphix!

  1. Graphix Teen Book Group

    September 23, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mezzanine Meeting Room

    Comic books...graphic novels...manga! Join our newest teen book group dedicated to words AND pictures. Each month we'll read a title together and share what we're reading on our own. Good snacks and fun!

Library Board

  1. Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    September 16, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mezzanine Meeting Room

Library Foundation

  1. Revising the Western Narrative with author Russell Rowland - Stephen Ambrose Memorial Lecture Series

    September 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Large Meeting Room

    Rowland's talk will focus on the importance exploring the truth about our history in order to determine what we can do different in the future. Book signing and reception to follow. Russell Rowland was born in Bozeman, Montana, in 1957. His first novel, In Open Spaces, made the San Francisco Chronicle bestseller list and was named among the "Best of the West 2002" by the Salt Lake City Tribune. It received a starred review in Publisher's Weekly. Rowland's second novel, The Watershed Years, also garnered rave reviews and was a finalist for the High Plains Book Award for fiction. His third novel is High and Inside, the story of a former Red Sox pitcher who moves to Bozeman, Montana to try to rebuild a shattered life. Rowland lives in his home town of Billings, where he teaches at MSU-Billings and offers private editing consultation. He has taught at Boston University and was a writer in residence at St. Mary's College.

  2. Writing from Personal Experience with author Russell Rowland

    September 24, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Small Meeting Room

    Participants are invited to join author Russell Rowland to learn about exploring their story through fiction. There will be exercises and examples of other peoples' work where they have either written about their own lives or told their story through fiction.

Mystery Book Group

  1. Mystery Book Group

    September 24, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mezzanine Meeting Room

    We will discuss Ripper by Isabel Allende

    Isabel Allende—the New York Times bestselling author whose books, including Maya’s Notebook, Island Beneath the Sea, Zorro, have sold more than 57 million copies around the world—demonstrates her remarkable literary versatility with Ripper, an atmospheric, fast-paced mystery involving a brilliant teenage sleuth who must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco.

Teen Events

  1. The Fault In Our Stars Movie Release Party

    September 19, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ 120 S Last Chance Gulch

    Join us for a special screening of The Fault In Our Stars. Snacks and tissues provided!

  2. Minecraft Club

    September 22, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Computer Lab

    Do you spend hours playing Minecraft? Spend some of those hours and share your expertise with other teens at the Library. No account required, but some experience a plus. Registration requried - sign up at the Information Desk, or call 447-1690 x 132.

  3. Read In @ your Lewis & Clark Library

    September 25, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ The Read In Room (formerly the Teen Space!)

    Read In @ Your Lewis & Clark Library Help the library celebrate Banned Books Week and the freedom to choose what you read! Participate in the Library’s Read In on Thursday, September 25. Participants will spend time reading from a book or graphic novel of their choice and can choose to share their experience in writing or in a photograph. Find the fun in the Read-In Room (also known as the teen space!) Thursday, September 25. All day; Teen Space.

  4. Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

    September 25, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Large Meeting Room

    Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle Join us for a screening on Thursday, September 25, of this PBS documentary that chronicles the fascinating history of superheroes through comic books. This film is an excellent choice for this year's Banned Books Week with it's focus on Comic Books, and a great teaser for the great comic book themed programs coming to our library in January 2015! Thursday, September 25, 7 pm. Large Meeting Room.