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Behavior problems at library present new challenges

Behavior problems at library present new challenges

As the Billings Public Library serves more and more new customers, librarians have detected new and sometimes unforeseen problems from people who they say are among the newest library card carriers.

April 24, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Flying off the shelves: Library scrambles to keep pace with its success

Flying off the shelves: Library scrambles to keep pace with its success

You may think more than 10 weeks after opening on Jan. 6 that the luster might have worn off the new Billings Public Library.

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Booker the Bear, who offered a fuzzy embrace to countless Billings children, dies at 88

Booker the Bear, who offered a fuzzy embrace to countless Billings children, dies at 88

Following more than two decades as guardian of the Parmly Billings Library children's section and the favored, plush play-structure for countless kids, Booker the Bear ambled on to that great library in the sky. He was 22 (88 in bear years). 

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Crowd is all smiles Monday at the new Billings Public Library

Crowd is all smiles Monday at the new Billings Public Library

B y noon on Monday, as many as 500 people had already strolled through the new Billings Public Library, most of them wide-eyed and grinning.

January 06, 2014 1:50 pm Video Photos

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Library closes its doors for the last time

Library closes its doors for the last time

Booker the Bear isn’t making the move to the new library in the coming three weeks, but nearly everything else is.

December 13, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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Patterson — Rodriguez

Patterson — Rodriguez

Kayla Patterson and Jason Rodriguez were married at the Billings Depot. Pastor Terral Bearden officiated.

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Patterson — Rodriguez

Patterson — Rodriguez

Kayla Patterson of Billings and Jason Rodriguez of Sheridan, Wyo., plan a Sept. 27 wedding. Their parents are Cindy and Chuck Patterson of Billings, Kat and Nick Oropeza of Sheridan, Wyo., and Gus Rodriguez of Sheridan, Wyo.

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Volunteers enhance library programs

Parmly Billings Library thanks the community for support of the programs we provide for children, teens and adults. Many organizations, businesses and individuals contribute time, money and prizes to support and enhance these many programs that are provided by the library throughout the year.

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Cindy Patterson and Shari Nault

Cindy Patterson and Shari Nault

Cindy Patterson, the Parmly Billings Library children's librarian, right, and library board chair Shari Nault look at election returns on Patterson's phone as supporters of the library iniative gather at Hooligan's Sports Bar on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011.

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Kids climbing the walls? There's a remedy for that

Kids climbing the walls? There's a remedy for that

New Year's is closing in, and the kids have been out of school for a week. In the next few days, the shiny newness of the Christmas toys will begin to wear off, and you may find yourself wondering just how you're going to keep those young ones entertained.

December 29, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Celebrate community: Library unveils interactive wall

Celebrate community: Library unveils interactive wall

The Parmly Billings Library has unveiled an interactive "word wall" for kids that was purchased with a donation from a late children's librarian.

November 21, 2010 5:00 pm Photos

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FourSight

This week’s question: What fairy tale  should make the leap from page to silver screen?

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