Upcoming Events @ GFPL

Current and future events @ your public library All events are FREE and open to the public.

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Over 285,000 walk-in visitors a year & hundreds of thousands of virtual visits each year

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March 6, 4-6pm Youth Art Month Opening Reception
Come and celebrate Youth Art Month with a k-12 art show presented by Great Falls Public Schools and hosted by the Great Falls Public Library. Artwork will be on display from all schools in the District. Reception with light refreshments from 4-6pm, with a brief ceremony to recognize the artists and their teachers at 5 pm. Artwork will be on display thru April 28th.

March 11, 5-7pm Intertwined
Knit, crochet, spin, or stitch, find a community of makers at your Great Falls Public Library. Bring your own work-in-progress, or join in on a group project. Everyone welcome, beginner to expert! Instructional books and videos will be available. Share your knowledge, gain some new skills, and make something!

March 5, 7pm Open Books Book Club
The Wild Inside by Christine Carbo

March 14, 10am Page Forward Saturday Book Club
Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford
 
March 24, 7pm Page Forward Tuesday Book Club
Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James

Tuesdays in March, 10am-2pm
Every year the Friends of the Great Falls Public Library hold a used book sale to raise funds to support the library. On Tuesdays starting in February, the Friends will be accepting donations at the back door of the library from 10am-2pm. Used books in good condition are welcome. The Friends cannot accept magazines, text books,
encyclopedias, readers digest, discards from other libraries, or books in poor condition (mildew, smoke, unreadable title, etc).
The Youth Services Department has launched a 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program to help Cascade County babies and kids 5 and under build early literacy skills and get ready for kindergarten. Pick up a reading log in Kids’ Place. Kids will earn reward stickers for every 100 books they read, and repeat readings count!

Word Warriors meets one Wednesday a month at 2pm. This creative writing workshop for writers 10-14 is attended by a thriving group of young authors and will continue indefinitely. The Saturday meeting of Word Warriors, however, will be discontinued due to low attendance. If your child is a public school student and cannot attend on Wednesdays at 2pm, please contact Rae at (406) 217-8067 ext. 215 or rmcfadden@greatfallslibrary.org to discuss how the Library can best meet your student’s needs.

Junior Book Tasting, our book club for picture book readers 5 to 9 years, will pause for the winter. It will return in June, 2020 as a part of our Summer Reading Program.All Youth Services programs are free and open to the public.