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Providing Access to Vital Information

The Great Falls Public Library is committed to providing cardholders access to vital information through a variety of resources.

Online Account Access*

*You will need a PIN (personal identification number) to take advantage of all of the online catalog’s features.

  • To log in to your account, use your library card number (the barcode number on the back) and with the PIN of CHANGEME.
  • After you login, you will have the opportunity to change your PIN if you wish, but it cannot be more than 10 characters.

More Information

Please call the library at 406-453-0349

Read a Magazine Article

Great Falls Public Library patrons have wide access to a variety of publications both in the library; just inquire at the 2nd floor Information desk or electronically.

While we cannot provide private in depth research, we would be happy to help you find the magazine article that you are searching for! Please call the Information Desk at 406-453-0349 for more information!


Free internet, WI-FI, computer access, Wii gaming, computer classes, laptop checkout.

  • Free downloadable audiobooks and ebooks
  • Electronic access to thousands of periodicals and journals covering all subject areas with up-to-date information


  • Notary Services ($3.00 per transaction)
  • Proctoring services ($10.00 per test)
  • Genealogy Society Library (3rd floor)

Other Services

  • Book festivals, films, concerts, travel programs and more
  • Thousands of video and audio tapes, CDs, DVDs and downloadable audio and ebooks
  • Ready reference and inter-library loan service
  • Homebound Program
  • Bookmobile services
  • The Montana Room, a reference room devoted to state and regional history (3rd floor)

Find a Research Article

While the library cannot provide private in depth subject research for patrons, we do have access to a wide variety of resources including databases, microfilm and Interlibrary Loan services.

In some cases there may be a fee to obtain an article.

*Effective July 1, 2014, Interlibrary loan fees will be increased to $3.00 per item requested.

You can search for a research article here using your library card number.

Please contact the Reference Desk with your request:  406-453-0349 or email us at questions@greatfallslibrary.org.