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

Summer Hours: (June – Aug.)
M-F: 10 am – 6 pm
SAT: 10 AM – 4 PM

Winter Hours: (Sept. – May)
M-Th: 10 am – 7 pm
Fri: 10 am – 6 pm
Sat: 10 am – 4 pm

Book Awards
American Indian Youth Literature Award
To identify and honor the very best writing and
illustrations by and about American Indians
Treasure State Award
Montana's picture book award

Caldecott Award


Awarded yearly for the most distinguished American picture book for children

Newbery Award 


Given for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children

Printz Award
Printz Award

Exemplifies literary excellence

in young adult literature

Man Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize

Promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year

PEN/Faulkner Award





Brings together American writers and readers
in a variety of programs to promote a love of literature

Pulitzer Prize


For achievements in newspaper journalism, literature and musical composition

Young Reader’s Choice Award 


Selections nominated by children, teachers, parents and librarians in the Pacific Northwest and chosen by children in Grades 4 - 12

National Book Award


Given to writers by writers to honor the year’s best work in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry