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Leslie Modrow

Many people made library opening great

As we wrap up our month of celebration for the dedication of the new Billings Public Library, we have many to thank. This was truly a once-in-a-lifetime event!

March 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Donors help library feed minds & souls

Over the past 18 months, we have all watched the library come to life. It has become a community conversation of questions, opinions and wonder. In just a few weeks, we will be enjoying the beauty and splendor of an architecturally significant library that will be a lasting legacy to be enjo…

December 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Authors Gaiman, Berenstain coming to Billings in 2014 to celebrate new library opening

Authors Gaiman, Berenstain coming to Billings in 2014 to celebrate new library opening

British-born author Neil Gaiman and children’s author and illustrator Michael Berenstain are coming to Billings early next year to help celebrate the grand opening of the new Billings Public Library.

July 12, 2013 12:05 pmLoading…

Library foundation extends thanks

On behalf of the Parmly Billings Library Foundation, we extend sincere gratitude for your belief and support of our community's library.

December 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Library foundation gets $100,000 grant for 'Learning Lab'

The Parmly Billings Library Foundation has received a $100,000 grant to design a "Learning Lab" at the new city library that is under construction.

November 13, 2012 9:30 pmLoading…
Residents will outline new library at ceremony

Residents will outline new library at ceremony

Parmly Billings Library invites local residents to be part of history.

June 27, 2012 10:45 amLoading…

Thanks to all who support new Billings library

The Library Foundation would like to thank all who joined us in "Our City, Our Future, Your Legacy" campaign. Everyone's efforts were important and essential to reaching the goals: The committee who successfully met and exceeded the goals for the capital campaign, many generous donors who ma…

November 24, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Anonymous donor called linchpin of library bond issue's success

Anonymous donor called linchpin of library bond issue's success

Will Bruder spent election night in Phoenix at the election headquarters of mayoral candidate Greg Stanton.

November 09, 2011 4:58 pmLoading…
Supporters of new library reach $5M fundraising goal

Supporters of new library reach $5M fundraising goal

Supporters of a new Parmly Billings Library say they have reached their goal of raising $5 million in private donations.

November 07, 2011 2:30 pmLoading…

$200,000 library pledge would go to technology

Computers Unlimited, a Billings technology company, has pledged to make a $200,000 grant to the proposed new Parmly Billings Library.

November 02, 2011 4:28 pmLoading…
By the book: Supporters of proposed library in the stretch drive

By the book: Supporters of proposed library in the stretch drive

Leslie Modrow, development director for the Parmly Billings Library Foundation, has a ready answer for those who say Billings doesn’t need a new library, that the existing one is good enough.

October 16, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Gazette opinion: Vote to build better Billings public library

Gazette opinion: Vote to build better Billings public library

The most compelling arguments for a better Billings library are inside the old converted hardware store warehouse that has served as our public library for the past 42 years.

October 16, 2011 12:10 amLoading…
Leslie Modrow and her son Nick

Leslie Modrow and her son Nick

Leslie Modrow, development director for the Parmly Billings Library Foundation, and her son Nick head out to distribute yard signs in support of the library initiative on Friday, Oct. 7.

October 08, 2011 4:35 pmLoading…
Supporters assemble yard signs

Supporters assemble yard signs

Supporters assemble yard signs for the Billings Library initiative.

October 08, 2011 4:35 pmLoading…
Chris Schmechel assembles yard signs

Chris Schmechel assembles yard signs

Chris Schmechel assembles yard signs in support of the Billings library initiative.

October 08, 2011 4:35 pmLoading…
Library patrons wait in line for the doors to open

Library patrons wait in line for the doors to open

Parmly Billings Library patrons wait in line for the doors to open on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

October 05, 2011 12:30 pmLoading…
Children's librarian Cindy Patterson

Children's librarian Cindy Patterson

Children’s librarian Cindy Patterson reads to young patrons during story time at the Parmly Billings Library.

October 05, 2011 12:30 pmLoading…
Library proposal to be discussed at AAUW meeting

Library proposal to be discussed at AAUW meeting

The AAUW luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Beartooth Conference room at the MSU-B Student Union Building.

September 08, 2011 12:35 pmLoading…
More details emerge about proposed library

More details emerge about proposed library

The architect hired to design a new Parmly Billings Library was back in town Tuesday, filling in the blanks and going into much more detail about his proposed design.

June 14, 2011 6:18 pm Photos

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New library

New library

Architect Will Bruder, standing in front of plans for the first floor of the proposed new Parmly Billings Library, makes a presentation at a public meeting Tuesday.

June 14, 2011 4:30 pmLoading…

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