Summer Gardening Series

BSBPL presents  our summer gardening series.  On the fourth Thursday of every month from May through August, we meet for an hour long class and discussion, starting at 6:00. May 23: Soil Prep & Planning June 27: Irrigation July 25: Seed Saving August 22: Preserving...

Memoir Writing Class

For the last 2 months, our Life Writing Group has been working on their memoirs.  The group so far has had more structured meetings with lesson every week.  The group will now move forward in a more free form manner that will have members working in a supportive environment. If you’d like to work on your memoir, please joins us on Thursday afternoons from 1:30-3:30.  Click on the links below for the handouts and assignments for our 8 week course. Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week...

Suds ~ Seeds ~ Sowers

On Wednesday, April 24th we are having a gardening get together featuring Park Street Community Garden and our Butte Seed Library.  If you like to grow or would like to learn, come join us and other enthusiasts at Muddy Creek Brewery from 5:00 until 8:00. Check out some seeds from the library, get a start from us, get your plot from Park Street, and shared your knowledge of growing in...

Spring Break @Your Library

We’re offering family friendly events at the library over spring break.  Want your kids to have some fun and maybe learn something new while they’re away from school?  Want to get them out of the house for a little while?  Bring them to the library every afternoon at 2:00 from April 17 through April 22. April 17:  Pieces of Pi Art April 18: Not-so-boring board games April 19: Stamp Out Boredom April 20: Family Movie Time April 21: Sorry Library Closed April 22: Rocket...

First Fridays: Bold Women in Montana History with Beth Judy

Our First Fridays series continues on May 3 at noon with guest speaker Beth Judy.  Judy will inform us about strong women in Montana history. What does it mean to be bold? Beth Judy shares selected stories of the 15+ women in her book, Bold Women in Montana History, to see how some of our Montana foremothers harnessed their own boldness. These women overcame challenges, thought outside the box, adventured, nurtured, built community, and fought. Their stories can inspire and lead us in thinking about our challenges today. These women include Blackfeet warrior Running Eagle; African American homesteader and army cook Annie Morgan; Crow grandmother, author, and culture keeper Pretty Shield; Jeannette Rankin; Butte’s Women’s Protective Union; actress Myrna Loy; rodeo stars Alice & Marge Greenough; Montana state librarian Alma Jacobs; modern artist and rancher Isabelle Johnson; writers Belle and Frieda Fligelman; and accountant and activist Elouise Cobell. This lecture brought to you in part with a grant from Humanities...