Great Falls Public Library

301 2nd Ave North
Great Falls, Montana 59401

Fax 406-453-0181

Fri, Sat 10am - 6pm
Tu-Th 10am - 8pm
Sun Closed
Mon Closed



Mondays -  CLOSED

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 10 am- 8 pm

Fridays & Saturdays 10 am - 6 pm 

Sundays - CLOSED for the Summer



Great Falls Library has an opening for a Public Services Librarian.  Information can be found on the City of Great Falls
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Music in the Library Park

The Great Falls Public Library’s Music in the Library Park series continues in August with the following programs. (Note the special, additional event included on the August 9th date.) All events are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chair, although the library does provide chairs if needed. The event will move indoors in the case of inclement weather. The event is sponsored by the Great Falls Public Library Foundation.

  • Tuesday, August 2
    • 7:00 p.m.
    • Telegraph Hill- This four-member Bluegrass group gives the audience a taste of authentic Bluegrass.
  • Tuesday, August 9
    • 6:00 p.m.
    • Annual Library Picnic- The Friends of GFPL sponsor the annual library picnic and serve up the food in the Library Park. Stay to enjoy the music after eating.
    • 7:00 p.m.
    • The Wilbur Rehmann Group- Equally at home in a smoky San Francisco jazz club or a natural mountain amphitheater in Western Montana, saxophonist Wilbur Rehmann, of Helena, leads his quintet through original and standard jazz tunes.  The audience is in for a treat hearing this internationally popular group. The group is back by popular demand.
  • Tuesday, August 16
    • 7:00 p.m.
    • Sally Jo Ratliff and Friends- Vocalist Sally Jo Ratliff is joined by various local musicians for a Bluegrass jamboree.
  • Tuesday, August 23
    • 7:00 p.m.
    • Common Ground- Guitar picker and singer Dusty Peterson and vocalist Nicki Herzog roll out contemporary sounds with a soft rock influence.
  • Tuesday, August 30
    • 7:00 p.m.
    • Jeni Dodd- Singer/songwriter Dodd, who traditionally has been the Library’s Summer Music Series finale, plays acoustic, folk, country, and originals.


Little Free Libraries

Made possible by a grant from NeighborWorks Great Falls, funding from Friends of the Great Falls Public Library, hours of building and painting by numerous volunteers, and book donations from our community




In August and September the library is hosting Freedom Isn’t Free, an art exhibit by painter Gloria Luna. The paintings included in this inspirational exhibit will be accompanied by stories of survivors of war, those who grieve for lost lives, those suffering from PTSD, and of those who still fight.

 A “meet-and-greet” reception for Luna will be held for Luna on Saturday, August 20 from 1 – 3 pm.  The public is invited to this free event and encouraged to stop in to enjoy the diverse exhibit.

 In August and September the library will also be hosting an exhibit of cross-stitch and similar handwork created by Marlou McCann and Lyla Boschee.



GFPL Book Clubs


Page Forward Saturdays begins on Saturday, September 10, 10:00 am, with a discussion of Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner.  This group, which meets on the second Saturday of each month September through June, discusses books by Montana authors and/or books that are about or set in Montana.

 Page Forward Tuesdays begins on Tuesday, September 27, 7:00 pm, with a discussion of Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck.  This eclectic group meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month September through May.



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