You can manage your library account through the Library Catalog. Here you can place holds, renew items, and check due dates. Log in using all 14 digits of your library bar code number, with no spaces. Your default PIN is CHANGEME. This can be changed upon logging in.
Make sure the Library has a valid email address so you can receive email notifications about holds, items due, and overdue items.
With Shoutbomb, you can receive text notifications about due dates, holds, and overdue items. Also renew items via text.To sign up, text "signup" to (406) 215-4240. (Standard text messaging rates apply.)
Smart Phone Apps
The BPL Mobile App (aka “Boopsie”) will be discontinued as of February 2018.
Make your smart phone your library card!
Your library account preferences can be set up to keep a record of your checkout history.
To start recording your checkout history, log into your account through the Library Catalog, select Personal Information and click on Preferences. Under Preferences, check both boxes next to “Record my checkout history” and “Show my checkout history” and then click Update. Your checkout history can now be viewed through your account online under Checkouts and select Checkout History.
Your checkout history will begin from the day you turn on these settings. Checkout history will not be maintained permanently but for at least a 2 year period.