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April 21, 10:00 AM - May 9, 5:00 PM @ Second Floor of the Library, under the skylight.
The Billings Public Library hosts a 5-panel exhibit which chronicles the civic history of women in Montana. Montana women seized their right to vote in November, 1914, when suffrage was extended to most women in the state. To help celebrate this important centennial, an ad-hoc committee of staff from the Mansfield Library of the University of Montana created the exhibit, "Leading the Way-Montana Woman Suffrage & the Struggle for Equal Citizenship". Many national suffrage supporters looked west for inspiration. Montana passed its suffrage referendum six years before it the 20th amendment to the US Constitution became the law of the land. The traveling exhibit uses historic photographs, archival documents, and other rare materials to highlight the role that Montana women played in fulfilling the promise of democracy and their full rights of citizenship.
April 29, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library 2nd Floor Computer Classroom
Tech Tuesday computer classes in April. Make your reservations now!
April 1: 4pm - 5pm, Everything You Read on the Internet is True!
April 8: 4pm - 5pm, Ereader Support
April 15: 4pm - 5pm, Basic Internet
April 22: 4pm - 5pm, Ereader Support
April 29: 4pm - 5pm, Introduction to Basic Computers
April 29, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library 1st floor Community Room
According to the National Park Service, the Civil War was the first war in American history in which a substantial proportion of the adult male population participated.
From 1861 to 1865, over 4 million American men fought on both sides in the Civil War. Was your ancestor one of them? Would you like to know more about him? There are millions of state and federal records and thousands of books that have preserved hundreds of thousands of soldiers' lives and wartime experiences. Many free websites offer searchable databases. Learn how to locate your ancestor's military record using these sources.
Questions? Please call or email us!
April 29, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Story Tower
Come enjoy Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 3 to 6 years old.
March 17 - November 2
The Landfill will be open on Sundays starting May 4 2014. Landfill hours on Sundays are 12pm-5pm