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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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Exhibit in the Library Foyer

     “Leading the Way - Montana Woman Suffrage

                 and the Struggle for Equal Citizenship”

The library is now hosting a 5-panel exhibit which chronicles the civic political history of women in Montana.  This display will be available for viewing through October 29, 2014, in the foyer.  It is free and open to the public.






"The Awakening” (above) depicts the role that the western states played in leading the United States toward woman suffrage.  It is one of the images in the exhibition.  Published by Puck Publishing Corporation, 295-309 Lafayette Street, New York. 1915.

Fall Story Time

Fall Story Time for children ages 3 - 5 and their caregivers began September 18, 2014. These weekly programs feature stories, songs, finger plays, movement, crafts, and more. The sessions are free and open to the public.  The schedule is below.


Thursdays 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.


September 18 – Bugs

September 25 – Fall

October 2 – Books!

October 9 – Socks & Shoes

October 16 – Frogs

October 23 – Trains

October 30 – Teddy Bears

November 6 – Dinosaurs

November 13 – Pigs

November 20 – Sleepy Story Time

November 27 – Library is closed, no program

December 4 – Stories in Rhyme

December 11 – Wishes

Mother Goose Time for babies and toddlers ages 0 - 3 and their caregivers continues to be offered on Mondays at 10:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

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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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 Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. in the library meeting room.

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

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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.