News and Press Releases

  • Community | Fri Jan 22nd, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is helping to promote dental health for children.  On Wednesday, February 17, the library is hosting Great Falls Montana State University Hygiene Program students presenting a dental health program for children from babies to age five.  This program will take the place of the regularly scheduled story time.

  • Community | Fri Jan 22nd, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library and Rural Dynamics are co-sponsoring a 12-part workshop series covering all aspects of financial literacy.  Classes are highly interactive, engaging, and lots of fun.  Classes will be held at the Great Falls Public Library on the first Tuesday of each month beginning on February 2. Classes are free and open to the public. To learn more call 454-5737.

  • Community | Thu Jan 21st, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Check out what is happening in February at the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Community | Mon Dec 21st, 2015 | full story
    Sprouting seedling

    The Great Falls Public Library is looking for volunteers and garden enthusiasts to participate in seed packaging parties Tuesday, January 12, from 1 – 5 pm and Saturday, January 23, from 3 – 5 pm.

  • Community | Fri Dec 18th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Join the January fun and read something new from the 317 new Young Adult books recently added to the library’s young adult collection. Young adult readers also have the chance to participate in a reading contest and win cool prizes during the month of January.

  • Community | Sat Nov 7th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There's always something happening at the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Community | Wed Oct 28th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Halloween is just around the corner, and there will be more children out after dark than normal this weekend.  Great Falls Fire Rescue, the Great Falls Police Department and Great Falls Public Schools are reminding all of us to help keep our children safe this Halloween. Drivers are asked to be mindful and cautious as children will be trick-or-treating on Saturday. Check out these safety tips and reminders to ensure that everyone has a howling good time.

  • Community | Tue Oct 20th, 2015 | full story
    Lilies

    Staff of the City of Great Falls  wish to express their condolences to her family and friends and take this opportunity to recognize and pay tribute to her many contributions to the City as both a commissioner and two-term mayor, as well as her extensive volunteer work and community involvement.

  • Community | Fri Oct 16th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Montana State Parks announced today that Black Eagle Memorial Island, the access road to the island and the pedestrian trail from N. River Road toward Black Eagle Memorial Island will be closed to ALL PUBLIC ACCESS from October 26th to November 13th due to construction. The area will be reopened on November 14th, 2015.

  • Community | Wed Oct 7th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    You won't want to miss what's happening at the Library in November 2015. From adult to children's programming, there's something for everyone.

  • Community | Wed Sep 16th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    On Friday, September 18, 2015, in cities around the globe, artists and citizens will temporarily transform metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of an annual event called "PARK(ing) Day." PARK(ing) Day is meant to create an interesting public space in downtowns. Join us in Downtown Great Falls on the south side of the 400 block of Central Avenue.

  • Community | Thu Sep 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don't miss what's happening at the Great Falls Public Library in October! The library will be open on Sundays (1-5 p.m.) starting on Sunday, October 4.

  • Community | Wed Aug 26th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Date: Aug. 25, 2015
    Contact: Jude Smith, (406) 453-0349
    Great Falls Library

  • Community | Wed Aug 26th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library's bookmobile will continue its service to this year. The bookmobile is a mobile library, which is designed to house books. The books are accessed by patrons when it's parked.  Bookmobiles bring books to residents who otherwise may not be able to visit the Library. the bookmobile has stops in the City of Great Falls and throughout Cascade County. The fall, winter and spring schedule can be viewed online.

  • Community | Mon Aug 24th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The summer is coming to a close and another new school year is just beginning. Class is back in session on Wednesday, August 26, and for students this means the excitement of meeting new teachers, making new friends and the opportunity to learn new things. However, for drivers it means more traffic on city roadways.  The City and Great Falls Public Schools (GFPS) would like to remind drivers to be mindful and cautious as more students will be on city streets in the coming weeks. Drivers are reminded not to text or talk on cell phones; to slow down in school zones; to be aware of students; and to always pay attention to school buses.        

  • Community | Tue Aug 18th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don't miss what's happening at the Great Falls Public Library this September!

  • Community | Sat Jul 11th, 2015 | full story

    The Great Falls Public Library’s Music in the Library Park runs on Tuesday evenings in July and August.  The programs are free and open to the public. 

  • Community | Fri Jul 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is offering a number of events at the library in August.

  • Community | Wed Jul 1st, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is presenting a series of Brown Bag Lunch programs in the Library Park on Wednesdays in July and the first week of August.  The free programs start at Noon. 

  • Community | Fri Jun 12th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 4th of July holiday is fast approaching! There  are a number of events taking place that the whole family can enjoy including the Great Falls Municipal Band’s “Summer Celebration,” the annual 4th of July Parade and the community fireworks display.

  • Community | Wed Jun 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don't miss all the exciting events happening this July and August at the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Community | Fri Jun 5th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 4th of July holiday is just around the corner. The City wants to remind residents about the local rules and regulations pertaining to the selling and discharging of fireworks. The selling and discharging of fireworks within the incorporated limits of Great Falls can only take place on July 2, July 3 and July 4 from 8 am to midnight. As a reminder, stick rockets, bottle rockets and roman candles are not allowed in Montana (per State Law).

  • Community | Thu May 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There's a lot happening at the Great Falls Public Library this June.

  • Community | Fri Apr 24th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library Foundation has received a donation of $50,000 from the Estate of Emma F. Toman.  These funds can be used for the acquisition of historical books and research, microfiche viewers and computers for general historical research and for the improvement of the Montana Room of the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Community | Mon Apr 20th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There's so much happening at the Great Falls Public Library this month!