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NEW: We have Mobile Hotspots To Lend. Must be 18. State Grant. Learn more here!
LIBRARY OPEN INFO
Note: No seating inside at this time. Social distancing & masks suggested. Computer use is 30 minutes. Hotspots for checkout. NOTE: Access ramp @ Extension Office
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CORONOVIRUS INFO
Mineral County Covid Hotline 822-3839
Montana Info 1-888-333-0461
Montana DPHHS.
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HOLD & SHOUT
Free ShoutBomb Service for text notice! Phone rates apply. Sign Up.
SUMMER READING CONTEST
$25 Prizes for Winners of Most Books Read in Age Categories: Pre-K thru 6th Grade. Stop by for packet!  Contest ends Aug. 31st.
Montana Library 2 Go
Free E-books and audio books with Overdrive App: Montana Library 2 Go.
NEW SITE RESOURCE:
VOTER REGISTRATION
Help vote in the next election? Sign up to vote, order absentee! GO NOW.
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
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Dan Arnsan and Library Director Guna and a Trevor's Tank Story Cake!
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.
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.

Best Costume Winners:
Preschool
1st - Mataea S &  2nd - Kenadie S.

K-2
- Brian M.

Best costume: Mataea S.
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!
LIBRARY NEWS Archive:
Brandy Elhert poses with her winning Key Lime Pie and Family!
 
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
Preschool Storytime
Reading Circle
Wednesdays  11:30 am - 12 pm
For children 0-3 years old.
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
PUMPKIN
DECORATION
PARTY
HOLIDAY Parties
& Santa Visit
& Other Fun!
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
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.
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.
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A Really Warm and Wonderful Place to Visit
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(406) 822.3563
CELEBRATE MLK
January 20th, 2020
Follow Martin Luther King Jr's example: Do good for someone else.
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Beautiful homemade quilt donated to raised funds for Mineral County Library MT
Banned Book Week
We celebrated the freedom to read during 2019 Banned Books Week: Sept. 22-28.
Open House Success
Thank you all who came to our Open House Dec. 19th. It means more than you know. Raffle Winner of Homemade Quilt is Linda Zimmer. Congrats.
Banned Books Week - Celebrate the Freedom to Learn
 
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!

See you in 2020!
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.

#1 Overall Winner
Brandy Elhert -- Key Lime Pie

Kids
: Karissa Pearce - Apple Pie