Whitefish Community Library
9 Spokane Ave
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406)862-9914
fax (406)862-1407

Joey Kositzky, Director











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Doors Open:

Monday – 10 AM to 7 PM

Tuesday – 10 AM to 6 PM

Wednesday – 10 AM to 6 PM

Thursday – 10 AM to 6 PM

Friday – 12 Noon to 5 PM

Saturday – 12 Noon to 5 PM

READ TO “TUIE”, CERTIFIED THERAPY DOG, WEDNESDAYS AT 3:30

Published on 11/06/17

You are invited to stop in and meet our newest therapy dog, “Tuie” Tuie is a beautiful, friendly Airedoodle that is Pet Partners Certified and psychology trained. She will be in the Community Room at the Whitefish Community Library on Wednesdays at 3:30 We are excited to once again offer this incredible program to our young readers. New attached image

Welcome to Fall at Whitefish Community Library

Published on 09/29/17

October Storytime themes are now posted on the events calendar, with Halloween as the grande finale of the month (of course)! The “events” link on the left side of the blog gets you there. Happy Autumn! New attached image photo credit: CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=646243

What do corn flakes have to do with a Solar Eclipse?

Published on 07/21/17

New attached image What do corn flakes have to do with a solar eclipse? Well, nothing really. But when they come in a large cereal box, then we have a connection. And that connection is Mark Paulson of Big Sky Astronomy Club, who will demonstrate how to build a safe solar eclipse viewing device using the recycled box at Whitefish Community Library on Thursday, July 27 at 10:30 a.m.

A short presentation precedes the making of viewers. Then the action begins when the kids take over the room to make viewers from the boxes, white paper, foil, tape, and instructions from Paulson, who luckily states that he “thrives on pandemonium.”

Just promise not to run with the scissors!

NOTES:

- Please bring a large empty cereal box for each viewer made.

- If you are comfortable bringing scissors, please do so. Our supply is limited.

- More suitable for age 5 and over, unless parent is making viewer for child.

Another chance to enjoy Music Together®

Published on 07/14/17

If you missed North Valley Music School the first time around, don’t despair. Music Together® is back Thursday, July 20th at 10:30 a.m. for another festival of singing, music, instruments and play. Having experienced the first event, we can tell you that it is a non-stop half-hour of action, with a soothing transition at the end, involving colorful scarves and “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” New attached image

Who is Doc Wild and what are “creepies?”

Published on 07/11/17

Whitefish Community Library’s “Build A Better World” reading challenge hosts Flathead Audubon educator “Doc Wild” on Thursday, July 13th at 10:30 a.m.

Doc Wild is shy, Doc Wild is wild, Doc Wild will need us to be very gentle with him so we won’t scare him away, and in return he’ll tell us about the “creepies” that live in the wild with him. We hope you’ll join us in the community room. Below is a clue about what “creepies” are: New attached image

Toddler Storytime at The Springs

Published on 07/11/17

Wednesday, July 13, head to The Springs At Whitefish for a storytime especially for toddlers (18-36 months) and their caregivers. We’ll start at 11:00 a.m. with stories, songs, flannel board, and scarf play. Don’t know what that is? Come and find out!

We’ll be up in the Glacier Room on the second floor, and there will be a snack and conversation time at the end of storytime. New attached image

WILD WINGS!

Published on 07/05/17

Thursday, July 6 is the day that Wild Wings Raptor Recovery Center brings their birds and educators for all of us to see. Raptors to visit the Library Join us at 10:30 a.m. We will be on the lawn east of the library, and will be reserving the shaded parking spots for the WWRR truck(s). Hope to see you there!