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March Events for Adults

One Book Billings for March:  The Indian Lawyer by James Welsh.

Discussion groups meet in various locations around Billings the week of March 2nd - 5th, and there is still space available!  Please call us at 657-8290 or stop by the 2nd floor Help Desk in the Library for more information.  And for our next book, click here.

Tech Tuesday Classes for February

March 3: E-Reader Support
March 10: IRS.Gov - take a tour of the Internal Revenue Service website, discover handy tools, and most importantly, learn how to locate and print required tax forms
March 17: Tumblr
March 24: Reddit
March 31: Everything You Read on the Internet is True!?

All classes begin at 4pm and meet in the second floor Computer Classroom.
Space is limited, registration is required!  Call us at 657-8258 or email us at
If you are unable to attend a class, please notify us as soon as possible.

Artful Women of Montana

On the first Tuesday of the month, Billings Public Library and the Zonta Club of Billings will present a discussion with a guest writer, artist, or entertainer who will share her experiences working in the arts.  Our next guest will be Sally McIntosh, Director of Ryniker-Morrison Gallery and adjunct professor at Rocky Mountain College, and past coordinator of Billings ArtWalk.  March 3rd, 5:30-6:30 PM in the Community Room.

Family History on the Internet

Ancestry is one of the fastest-growing databases in the world and it is free at the Billings Public Library. Come learn how to find your ancestors on it. *Please bring information on your grandparents/ancestors (dates and locations of birth, marriage, death) and your library card number. Hands-on research assistance will be provided by members of the Yellowstone Genealogy Forum.
*Register by calling 657-8258
March 17th: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Computer Classroom.  

BPL Knitting Circle

The Knitting Circle meets every fourth Thursday of the month from 1pm - 2:30pm.  Our Circle is informal and open to all fiber artists, not just knitters.  We provide space, light, and good company with which to share ideas and inspiration. Our group meets on the first floor of the library in the Popular Materials Room. Bring your fiber project and join us!

Friday Afternoon Cinematic Escapes Continues with "Worldwide Dreams"

March 6th:  Juliet of the Spirits (1965, NR) 2:00 PM
March 20th:  Infernal Affairs (2002, R) 2:00 PM
April 3rd:  Devdas (2002, NR) 2:00 PM
April 17th:  Biutiful (2010, R) 2:00 PM

Wellness Series Presented by Dr. Ed Madrid

March 7th: Nutrition & Vitamin D 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM, Community Room
March 21st: Intestinal Disorders  1:00 PM to 4:30 PM, Community Room
March 28th: Metabolic Syndrome & Autoimmune Disease 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM, Community Room

Dr. Ed Madrid has been in clinical practice since 1986. He is certified in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition, Functional Medicine and as a Gluten Practitioner. He currently practices in Laurel and Columbus.

The Creative Writer's Studio

Our initial meeting will take place on April 8th at 7 PM in the second floor Large Conference Room.  Writers of all levels welcome.  Questions can be directed to

For Readers

Looking for something new to read?  Join one or two (or all 11!) of our Email Book Clubs. Each day we'll email you a 5-minute portion of a book. During the week you can read 2-3 chapters and decide if you want to check the book out of the library. Every Monday we start new books. You can choose among mysteries, business books, teen titles, even pre-publication! All you need to provide is your email address. Find out more or sign up for an Email Book Club or check out our Readers' Corner blog.

This year, try our 52-Week Challenge !  Sign up, set a goal, and participate in our mini-challenges.