Workshop Presenter: Flora McCormick, LCPC
Flora McCormick is an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant and Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.
Professional Counselor & Parenting Coach.
Wed. January 9: Positive Discipline: Kindness & Firmness at the Same Time (ages 2-8)
Wed. January 16: How to Encourage Cooperation Without Nagging, Yelling, or Bribing (ages 2-8)
Wednesday January 23: Helping Children Manage Their Emotions (ages 2-8)
Each session is from 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM and free childcare provided.
As of 1/9/19: All spots for these classes have been filled. Please call the Children's Desk at 582-2404 with any questions.
Mind in the Making
Parents and caregivers: Do you want to learn the seven skills every child needs to succeed in life? You can attend free sessions at the Library that will focus on specific areas of child development and learning, based on the research described in Ellen Galinsky’s book Mind in the Making.
Sessions will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM in the Community Room on January 15, January 29, February 12, and February 26. Presenters include children’s librarians and childcare professionals who attended a three-day intensive training on the seven essential life skills. Please register using this link. Free childcare will be provided, but parents must register. Call the Children’s Desk at 582-2404 for more information.
Children's Choices Book Award: We want YOU....to read & vote!
Are you a 5th or 6th grader who LOVES to READ?
Join us as a Tween Book Reviewer by reading & rating books for Children’s Choices.
September 6, 2018 - January 18, 2019
What is Children’s Choices?
is a trusted source for book recommendations. Each year, children from different regions of the United States read and rate recently-published books. These may then become finalists in the Children’s Choices Book Awards
. This project is co-sponsored by the Children’s Book Council (CBC) and the International Literacy Association (ILA).
How do you sign up?
Come to the Bozeman Public Library Children’s Desk to sign up and choose your first book to read and rate. These books must be checked out with a children’s librarian, as they check out separately than other library books.
Remember: The most important part is VOTING after you read.
VOTE here using the RED number found inside the front cover of the book.
How many books can you read and rate?
Children’s Choices Vote - 2019
Links to various award winners and book recommendations.
Online collection of animated, talking picture books. Share the joy of reading in a fun format.
Kids' Book Club
The Kids' Book Club meets monthly on Thursdays at 4pm to talk about a new chosen title each month.
Resources to help students and families with homework.
Resources to help parents and families with childhood development and early literacy skills.
Programs run from September through July
Books & Babies
Rhymes & songs for infants 0-2 years on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM in the Community Room, and Saturdays at 10:00 AM in the Children's Room.
Breastfeeding that meets every Thursday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
Little Ones at the Library
Stories and activities for ages 2-5 years on Wednesdays at 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM.
Read! Sing! Play! Storytime
Stories, crafts, songs, and play for the preschool crowd. Every Friday at 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM.
Stories and activities celebrating one favorite author each month. Saturday at 11:15 AM (call for schedule).
Mondays from 3:45 - 5:00 PM in the Community Room.
Mondays 3:45 - 5:00 PM upstairs in the Computer Lab.
R.E.A.D. Aloud to a Dog
Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
Wednesdays 3:45 - 5:00 PM in the Computer Lab.
Capture the Flag (Summer: June-July)
Thursdays 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Meet in the Children's Room then head out to neighboring Lindley Park; wear clothes for outdoors.
Fridays 4:30 - 5:30 PM.
Saturdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the Teen Room.
Call the Children's Desk at (406) 582-2404 for information about changes to the schedule, other children's programs, or to check the monthly calendar!