Highlight of Programs & Services 
Scroll down the list to see a variety of some of the programs and services offered at the library. 

The library strives to foster a love of reading, encourage life-long learning, embrace new technologies, and champion literature.
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Kid Programs

​Story Time: 

  • Books & Babies is held 10:00am - 10:15am on Thursdays.  This program targets 0-18 months and many families come for it and then stay for Storytime for the older siblings.  

  • Story time immediately follows Books & Babies at 10:15am - 11:00am.  This children's program not only includes a story or two, but also music, arts and crafts, and other activities. 

  • Lego Club is a six week program for kids ages 6-12 held during the winter months.  We were unable to host a Lego Club last winter due to COVID-19.  However, we hope to bring it back winter 2022.  Please watch for updates. 

  • The Summer Reading Program (SRP) is held every year during the summer FREE to the public.  There are programs for children, teens and adults.  Every year is a different theme and typically runs about 6 to 8 weeks. This years 2021 SRP Slogan was Tails and Tales and started on June 14 and ended on July 27.  We are planning on another safe program next year. We look forward to seeing you again for the 2022 SRP!

Business Needs

 

  • The library can help with a variety of business needs, from making copies to sending faxes.  Please let one of the librarians know what you need.  

  • The library has mobile hotspots; this means patrons can check out the internet.  

  • There are computers available for use by visitors - 30 minute time limit. 

  • If you are in need of proctoring for educational and business reasons, the library is here to help.  Library staff are available to proctor students for free.  Please call the library during business hours to schedule an appointment.  

  • The library has laptops that can be used for interviews, classes or webinars.  In house use only.  Laptops have video and audio.  Please see a librarian to check on availability.  

Student Poctoring

 

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Highlight of Services 

“Fairy tales are more
than true: not because they
tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” 
                 ― Neil Gaiman

              Coraline

Book Kits and Starter Kits
To check out a kit, please contact the library for availability.

 

 

Library Book Club

 

 

 

 

April 2020 marked the Library Book Clubs 5th year! 

The library book club meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month

from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  It is free and open to adults.   

If you are interested in getting together to discuss good books, then please join us.   Updates and additional events can also be found on our Facebook page.

  • Read Around the World:  We believe that books can transport us to new places and adventures!  Starting August 2020, the library book club is traveling the globe through literature.  The goal is to learn about other cultures and be inspired.  Our hope is to read books that introduce us to new ideas, subjects and gain a broader view of the world. 

  1. China: August/September 2020- "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" by Lisa See​

  2. Afghanistan: September/October 2020 - "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini. 

  3. Ancient Egypt, Revolutionary France, and the modern day France: October/November 2020- "The Book of Lost Fragrances" by M.J. Rose.

  4. Botswana, Africa: November/December 2020 - "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective" Agency by Alexander McCall Smith.

  5. Appalachian Trail-America: December/January 2020 - "A Walk in the Woods" by Bill Bryson.

  6. Egypt:  January/February 2021 - "Cleopatra: A Life" by Stacy Schiff.

  7. Sweden: February/March 2021 - "The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" by  Jonas Jonasson.

  8. Korean island of Jeju: March/April 2021- "Island of Sea Women" by Lisa See. 

  9. Cuba: April/May 2021 - “The Price of Paradise” by Susana Lopez Rubio.

  10. Moloka'i Hawaii: May/June 2021 - "Moloka'i" by Alan Brennert.

  11. Japan: June/July 2021 - Various books about Japan - fiction and non fiction.

  12. South America: July/August 2021 - "Miss Adventures" by Amy Baker.

  13. Canada: August/September 2021 - "The Glass Hotel" by Emily St. John Madel.

  14. Ireland: September/October 2021 - "The Dead House" by Billy O'Callaghan.  

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Outreach Programs

 

 

  • Valley View Reading & Books:  We visit several times every month,  typically every week on Tuesdays from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.  Please watch our calendar as we schedule around Valley View's requests.  Programs include reading and touring the facility with our book cart, distributing books or books on CD to residents.

  • Nemont Reading & Book Swap:  Our visits are twice a month - typically the first and third Wednesdays from 3:00pm - 4:00pm.  Please watch our calendar as the schedule does move a bit.  Programs have included a book club as well as reading a book(s) chosen by the residents.

  • Prairie Ridge Village Book Swap: We visit PRV once or twice a month, and sometimes by additional request.  Typically our dates fall on the 2nd Wednesday of the month but often change to accommodate schedules at PRV.  Please see the HOME page or CALENDAR page for updates.  Due to COVID-19, we are only doing a drop off and pick up book swap.  Dates for the book swap are depending on their schedules.

  • Lustre School Book Swap: Once a month the Lustre 5th through 8th grade students visit the library to drop off and check out new books.   Visits are during the school year from September to May.  

Other Information
  • Do you enjoy watching movies, or maybe catching up on your favorite TV series?  We have over 4000 feature films, documentaries and television shows available for your enjoyment.  DVDs are checked out for a week and can be renewed for an additional week.  The fines are sort of steep, so you want to make sure to return them on time.  

Movies, Documentaries and Series

 

 

Wi-Fi and Internet 
  • The library has several patron computers available for use.  Due to COVID-19 there is limited access.  Please first speak to library staff if you are in need of a computer, there are other options available.  For safety reasons, we would prefer to print off or access information for you if possible.  The WiFi is always on and can be accessed curbside.  

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  • Please contact the Glasgow Courier if you'd like to look at the archives or need other assistance with the archives.  Someone from the Glasgow Courier will meet you at the library to handle the archives. 

  • Phone: (406) 228-9301

  • Email: courier@nemont.net

Courier Archives

 

 

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