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

Mon. -Thu. 11am - 8pm, Sep. - May
Mon. -Thu. 11am - 6pm, Jun - Aug.
Friday 11am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 4pm
Closed Sunday & Legal Holidays




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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month for everyone -- and especially for students of all ages.

What’s the best way to prepare students for the school year?  Make sure they have a library card!  A library card gives access to e-books, online homework help and other tools needed to succeed.


New Foundation Website

The North Lake County Library Foundation has a new website.

Learn more about the 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

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.

ELSA Award 2014

The Montana State Library Commission has awarded the 2014 Excellent Library Service Award (ELSA) to North Lake County Public Library.

The ELSA recognizes libraries for achieving excellence in community outreach, information access, policies, planning and evaluation, fiscal management, collection development, continuing education for trustees and staff, and board accomplishments.

Only 46 libraries statewide received this award in 2014.




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Winter Hours

Winter hours began Monday, Sept. 2, 2014, as follows:

Monday through Thursday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday:  11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sundays and holidays:  closed

Board of Trustees Meeting

The next meeting of the North Lake County Public Library Board of Trustees will be Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. in the library meeting room.

Life Jackets for Checkout

The library has four sizes of life jackets for checkout: infant/toddler (less than 30 pounds), child (30-50 pounds), youth (50 – 90) pounds, and adult (greater than 90 pounds). There are three of each size.

Checkout is available to adults over the age of 18 with an active library card.  An accompanying liability form must be signed.  The staff asks that life jackets are returned in clean, dry condition. 

This program is made available through a partnership between Montana libraries and the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks.  For more information, please call the library or visit the circulation desk.

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