Library expanding operating hours; in-person programs resume

The Great Falls Public Library is expanding its hours.

The library is now open to all noon to 6 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

The pickup window is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and staff are available by phone from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

The Montana Room is open 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Library continuing capital projects; Bookmobile ceremony is May 27; COVID rules changing; operating hours to expand

In-person programs will begin July 1 with a collaboration between the library and Cassiopeia Books to host Jean O’Connor speaking about her book The Remarkable Cause at 7 p.m. at Cassiopeia, 606 Central Ave.

Music in the Library Park begins July 6 at 7 p.m. with locals Pollo Loco, continuing with Joel Corda on July 13, Wilbur Rehmann Quintet on July 20 and The Lucky Valentines on July 27.

Library receives state award; expanded hours start April 19

Kids’ Place programs begin in person with Storytime at 10:30 a.m. July 7. After that Tuesdays are bilingual Storytime with ASL-CAN releases on Youtube; Wednesdays are Facebook Live Storytime at 9:30 a.m.; in-person Storytime at the library at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays; and a special storytime with Canine Companions for Independence on July 14.

Library modifying operations as COVID-19 restrictions ease; new Bookmobile coming mid-April; roof project underway

Fridays at 10:30 a.m. through July 9 is Toddle Time on Facebook Live and beginning July 16, Toddler Time will be in person at the library at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays.

The current Dungeons and Dragons group campaign is meeting online at 4 p.m. on Saturdays and will move to meeting in-person July 10.

For questions about Kids’ Place programs, contact Youth Services Librarian Rae McFadden at