2 First Avenue E
Polson, MT 59860
P 406.883.8225 - F 883.8239

Summer Hours: (June – Aug.)
M-F: 10 am – 6 pm

Winter Hours: (Sept. – May)
M-Th: 11 am – 8 pm
Fri: 11 am – 6 pm
Sat: 11 am – 4 pm




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Family Summer Reading Program Open To All

The 2015 Family Summer Reading Program is in full swing! See details on the Summer Reading page under the Youth Services tab.

Mother Goose Time!

The library offers Mother Goose Time for babies and toddlers on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. throughout the summer. Everyone is welcome! Story Time for preschoolers will resume in the fall.

2015 ELSA Awarded

North Lake County Public Library has been awarded the Excellent Library Service Award (ELSA) for 2015. The award was presented at the Montana Library Association conference in Bozeman last week by Montana State Library Commission Chair Colet Bartow. 

The ELSA recognizes libraries for achieving excellence in serving their communities in areas including collection development, information access, policies, planning and evaluation, fiscal management, board accomplishments, continuing education for staff and trustees, and outreach to the community.  ELSA requirements are adapted from Montana’s current Public Library Standards, which serves as a measuring tool for libraries in the state. 

Forty-two Montana libraries of all types – academic, special, public, and school – received the ELSA in 2015.





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Library Hours

Summer hours are as follows:

Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday:  closed

Sundays and holidays:  closed

Board of Trustees Meeting

The next regular meeting of the North Lake County Public Library Board of Trustees will be held Thursday, August 20, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. in the library meeting room.


Free streaming and music downloads, movies, and TV shows are now available at Freegal. This new service is available using your library card.

NLCPL on your Mobile Device

Download the BookMyne app for your Apple iOS and Android devices to access North Lake County Public Library on the go.


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Foundation Website

Learn more about the North Lake County Library Foundation and its work to support literacy, build collections, fund facility enhancements, and advocate for North Lake County Public Library at: 

North Lake County Library Foundation