The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

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Between the Stacks: 11/23/2022

The Library will be closed for Thanksgiving both Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. We will be open the rest of the week for regular hours and programming. The book drop will also be...

 

Between the Stacks: 11/16/2022

Mark your calendar for Thanksgiving week as the Library will be closed on Thursday, November 24th, and Friday, November 25th. We will be open the rest of the week for regular hours, including Saturday. The school has an early release that Wednesday...

 

Between the Stacks: 11/9/2022

Without a doubt, the question I get asked the most is “What are you reading?” Since I generally have at least ten books going at the same time for different book clubs, programs, and my own enjoyment; I decided to share what I am currently...

 

Between the Stacks: 11/02/2022

Next week is a strange week for many people. The Library will be open on Monday, closed on Tuesday for Election Day, open on Wednesday and Thursday, then closed on Friday for Veterans Day, and open on Saturday. The book drop is always open so feel...

 

Between the Stacks: 10/26/2022

Our Homeschool Roundup has decided to meet every other week in November to do different types of activities and network with others around the area. If you are a homeschooled family and would like to attend, just drop in. The dates in November are...

 

Between the Stacks: 10/19/2022

School will be out early Wednesday, October 19th, and out of session completely all day Thursday and Friday, October 20th-21st. Please be aware that there will be multiple children crossing Whitehall Street during these days to get to the Library...

 

Between the Stacks: 10/12/2022

I love watching big machines building things. As a child, I would go to huge construction jobs with my dad and ride around with him on his motorcycle as he checked out all the different areas of new shopping centers, schools, automobile plants, and m...

 

Between the Stacks: 10/8/2022

October calendars are out, and they are full of fun and exploration! On Wednesday, October 5th, at 10 AM we will be hosting a party for Daniel Tiger! All preschoolers and their families are welcome to come and help Miss Deanna from PBSKids celebrate...

 

Between the Stacks: 9/28/2022

I can't believe it is almost October already! The big news is that PBSKids is throwing a party for Daniel Tiger on October 5th at 10 AM and everyone is invited to come. There will be stories, games, t...

 

Between the Stacks: 9/21/2022

Don't forget the presentation on teen homelessness by Diane Nilan and Pat LaMarche on September 21st at 6 PM. They are nationally known speakers and filmmakers who are dedicated to educating the...

 

Between the Stacks: 9/14/2022

"Mommy and Me" is off to a great start! This program for preschoolers, toddlers, babies, and their caregivers meets on Thursday mornings at 10 AM before the Library is open. Children learn all types...

 

Between the Stacks: 9/7/2022

September is here and calendars are out at the front desk. Our new hours began on Tuesday, September 6th, when we will be open at 11 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This makes us open four more hours during the week so early birds come in before lunch...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/31/2022

September is around the corner and calendars are out at the front desk. As usual, we will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5th. Our new hours begin on Tuesday, September 6th, when we will be open at 11 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/24/2022

One of the questions I receive the most is when will the Library be open for more hours. With the passing of the mill levy, the answer is September, when we begin opening every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 AM instead of 1 PM. This adds four more hours...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/17/2022

This Saturday, August 20th, from 10 AM to noon, the Library will hold a grant writing workshop with an emphasis on local grants and grant paperwork. So many non-profit organizations are finding their...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/10/2022

When you have been a librarian as long as I have, it is always a pleasure to attend a well-organized, well-planned conference. This past week I was at the Montana Library Association, Mountain Plains...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/3/2022

The Whitehall Community Library had a special visitor for Storytime last week when Jaret Streib, Prevention Specialist for Jefferson County, came to share apples, stories, and crafts with our...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/27/2022

August is always the month we take off from programming after summer reading so the August calendar will be lighter than normal. There will still be Story Time and book discussion groups along with a...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/20/2022

The Friends of the Library will be meeting this Thursday at 1 PM at the Library. There is much to discuss with the summer feeding program, summer reading program, and other projects. If you would like to join the Friends in their adventures, please...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/13/2022

The Friends of the Library will be meeting this Thursday, July 14th, at 5 PM. If you would like to join the Friends or just see what they are about, please come to the meeting. They do a variety of things in supporting the Library as well as...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/6/2022

I can’t believe the Summer Reading Program is half over! Where did the time go? To celebrate July, the Library is hosting the ever entertaining Kyle Graves and his magic show. Kyle is the son of Mr. E, who has performed at the library for many...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/29/2022

The Fourth of July is coming up on Monday of next week. This is my reminder to everyone the library will be closed that day but open regular hours the rest of the week. The Summer Feeding Program will serve Tuesday through Thursday that week as our...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/22/2022

Argh, Matey! Next week the library will be celebrating Pirate Day for Summer Reading on Wednesday, June 29 at 10:30 AM. There will be stories, crafts, treasure hunts, and more as we set sail for new...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/15/2022

For those of you who have not heard, the library mill levy passed! Thank you so much to everyone who voted to keep your library moving forward!! We have been flooded this week with patrons coming in...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/8/2022

This week we will kick off our first set of programs on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with a special program on different kinds of rocks, rock hunting, what types of rocks there are, and how to find really...

 

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