Events Calendar
There's always something going on at the Mineral County Public Library. Join us!

NEWS & EVENTS

Back
Next
CORONOVIRUS INFO
Mineral County Covid Hotline 822-3839
Montana Info 1-888-333-0461
Montana DPHHS.
Follow Mineral County Health Dept.
Friends of the Mineral County Public Library

Friends work for the good of the library and its patrons. We organize fundraisers (
such as the annual Craft & Book Sale) that finance our Children's Programs, including Summer Reading and Reading in the Park, the Pumpkin Decorating Contest, and Santa Claus' annual visit.

FRIENDS of the Library have a good time doing a good thing. JOIN US.

MEETINGS:
Every month, third Thursday at 3 pm
Lunch @ The Library
Come join us Tuesdays 11 am - 2 pm for Lunch at the Library. Darlow's Foods offers specials, or bring your own! Food, books and companionship. Yes!
HOLD & SHOUT
Free ShoutBomb Service for text notice! Phone rates apply. Sign Up.
Montana Library 2 Go
Free E-books and audio books with Overdrive App: Montana Library 2 Go.
See more news & Facebook posts below
Parents as Teachers (PAT)
Virtual Storytime TUESDAYS
Noon Tuesdays outside Alberton Library. Bring face mask & blanket! Get MORE INFO. Call (406) 822-3564 with questions.
LIBRARY HOURS
Library in Superior is open (9 am to 4 pm Mon. - Thurs.). Social distancing in effect. Mask suggested. Saturday hours 11 am - 2 pm starting May 8th.
NEED INTERNET CONNECTIONS?
NEW: We have Mobile Hotspots To Lend with free Internet. Superior, Alberton & St. Regis libraries. Must be 18 years old. State Grant. Learn more!
LIBRARY NEWS Archive:
READING CONTEST WINNERS
Congrats Alida, Ethan & Soren $25 for a great summer spent reading. Prize for Most Books Read in 2020.
Follow Us Today on Facebook:
FEATURED:
MONTANA MEMORY

Check out the project capturing notable Montana moments with the Montana Memory Project website (Link).
Beautiful homemade quilt donated to raised funds for Mineral County Library MT
FUNDRAISER
SUCCESS 2020-Style

ONLINE Facebook Fundraising Campaigns netted more than $700 for Library Programs, including our Summer Reading Contest.

Thank You KATHY SKALAK for your winning bid on the quilt donated by Claudia Price & the Christmas Bazaar Fundraising Package. And all who donated, including individually online!
Always a good excuse to gather at the Public Library
Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Work on crocheting and knitting projects, learn about techniques from others, give advice to others, and generally have a good time.
3 pm - Monthly, third Thursday
Have fun, meet good folks & help the Library do its thing.
Friends of the Library
KIDS' STORY & PLAY TIME
Crochet and Knitting Lovers Circle (CAKLS)
JOIN US Thursdays 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Good reading, lots of fun and some adventure as part of the Library's Book Reading Group The Bees.
The BEES Book Club
Wednesdays  10:00 - 10:30 am
Bring the kids for a bit of play with crafts and toys and a story, too. Fun is the goal.
 
Story hour provided online by Parents as Teachers during stay-at-home period.
JOIN STORY TIME

US: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 464-328-261

New to GoToMeeting?
Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
PAT's Facebook Page
 
Free books for infants to children five years old thru Imagination Library
Mineral County:
Story Time In the Park
All of May, Join Mineral County Parents as Teachers (PAT) Tuesdays at noon for Outdoors Storytime at the Park, behind the Alberton Library. Bring a mask if you want to go inside. Blankets good to have with you as well!
More info about Parents as Teachers (PAT): Website.
GIFT CARD TODAY & you support your library !
All-occasion cards $2 each,
or 3 for $5 | $30 box
at Superior Library.
BENEFIT Your Library
Buy at Amazon.com and when USE the Library's Buy It Now Link you donate to the Library.
Mineral County Public Library
SEND US A NOTE
Mineral County Public Library
A Really Warm and Wonderful Place to Visit
Banned Books Week - Celebrate the Freedom to Learn
CELEBRATE MLK
January 20th, 2021
Follow Martin Luther King Jr's example: Do good for someone else.
Brandy Elhert poses with her winning Key Lime Pie and Family!
WE WON PILCROW GRANT
Thanks to The Pilcrow Foundation for awarding the Mineral County Library a grant that puts 69 new kids books on our shelves for checkout! We learned of our award the summer of 2019. The goal of the Foundation is to provide quality hardcover books to rural libraries. Come see us today!
Banned Book Week
We celebrated the freedom to read during 2020 Banned Books Week: Sept. 27 - Oct 3.
 
Winners received a Baking Cookbook and aprons for all kids. Thanks to all who participated in the challenge and enjoyed some prize winning pies with us!
Brandy Elhert poses with her winning Key Lime Pie and Family!
Dan Arnsan and Library Director Guna and a Trevor's Tank Story Cake!
2019: A Good Year
WE MET THE AUTHORS
Thanks Chris Latray, Mike Raether, Dan Arsan and Leslie Budewitz for coming to share your new books and stories with our little library. They came on Aug. 17th, Jul. 14th, May 11th, Mar. 30th, respectively. See our party pictures on Facebook.

WORKSHOP: Thanks Gwen Florio April 20th for putting on a writer's workshop! And all who attended.
ANNUAL PIE CONTEST
Great fun at our 3rd annual Pie Contest on Mar.16th. 2019.

#1 Overall Winner
Brandy Elhert -- Key Lime Pie

Kids
: Karissa Pearce - Apple Pie
PUMPKIN CONTEST
A major cold snap during the last week of October didn't dampen the fun at the 2019 Library Pumpkin Decorating Party & Costume Contest. Thanks all who joined us Oct 29th.
Best Costume Winners:
Preschool
1st - Mataea S &  2nd - Kenadie S.

K-2
- Brian M.

Best costume: Mataea S.
Dan Arnsan and Library Director Guna and a Trevor's Tank Story Cake!
Preschool Pumpkin Winners:
1st - Kenadie S.
2nd - Kaiden M.
3rd - Boaz M. 

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
1st - Piper M.
2nd - Solveig F.
3rd - Cael C. 

Grades 3-6 Winners
1st - Austin K.
2nd - Syndi
3rd - Alida F. 

Best Pumpkin
Piper M.
Each summer, the Friends of the Library offers children a six-week Reading Program with prizes and a pool party. Plus, Reading in the Park every Thursday at noon. We also offer Reading Contests for Teens and Adults.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
HOLIDAY Parties
& Santa Visit
& Other Fun!
ANNUAL EVENTS:  

PUMPKIN
DECORATION
PARTY