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Between the Stacks: 7/28/2021

What a wonderful Frontier Days! Thank you to everyone who made it possible. At the Library, the book sale was going full force as people were hauling out bags full of books for a dollar a bag. Thank...

 
 By Jeannie Ferriss    News    July 21, 2021

Whitehall Community Library: Opportunity for WHS Students

The Whitehall Community Library has been awarded a Teen Project Democracy grant of $5000. Whitehall, along with the public libraries in Missoula and Billings, are the three sites chosen for this year’s projects centered around Holocaust study. The...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/21/2021

This has been such a week of giving to the Whitehall Community Library! It started out with Roger Steerman and Jarrin Cheuvront framing the outside space for our new bench. Then 4 Rivers Concrete...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/14/2021

Get out your magic hats, wands, and rabbits! We will have the incredible Kyle here for our annual summer reading magic show on July 21 at 10:30 p.m. Do not forget to bring your reading logs to turn in for prizes! Thursday, July 22 at 2:30 p.m. will...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/7/2021

Summer is tough time for young mothers to get a little time off and good babysitters are always in demand. If you have a young person interested in getting into the babysitting business, the Extension Office will be teaching a four week Babysitting...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/30/2021

As everyone is looking forward to the Fourth of July holiday, I want to remind you that the Library will be closed on July 5th. We will be open on Saturday as usual. Please also be on the lookout for the many children who are arriving and leaving fro...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/23/2021

I love preschoolers, they get right to the point! Last week we had PBS here for a special program and their media person came along to do an on-camera interview about the library and its partnership...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/16/2021

Summer is a great time for hiking in Montana and this month we continue our hiking series with Vaia Errett on Wednesday, June 16th at 6:30 p.m. She will be sharing her hiking adventures around...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/9/2021

As the temperatures rise this summer, I want to thank the Friends of the Library for providing our second air conditioner. This is a big building, and everyone has complimented the staff on how nice it is to come in to such a cool reading spot! The...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/26/2021

Congratulations to A. J. Latta, winner of the Friends of the Library logo contest. He was awarded the $100 first prize. His logo, which features the Whitehall mountain landscape, will be on just...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/19/2021

We have begun the countdown to Summer Reading! The program begins June 7th and continues until July 31st. It is for all ages and there are prizes, special programs, new books to read, and more. The theme this year is “Tails and Tales” so there...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/12/2021

One of the signs of spring is when our Tuesday night Watercolor Class turns from an actual class to free painting. The Library provides the paper, watercolors, brushes, and other supplies but the...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/5/2021

May is traditionally the Library’s month to prepare for Summer Reading. We will have many of our regular programs but this is the transition for staff from regular programs to all of the wonderful things we have planned for teens, children,...

 

Between the Stacks: 4/28/2021

This week the Government 101 program will explore the differences and responsibilities of the Jefferson County Library Board and the Friends of the Whitehall Community Library Steering Committee. Diane Ward and Vaia Errett will be representing the...

 
 By Jeannie Ferriss    News    April 21, 2021

Black Tie & Blue Jean Annual Fundraiser Coming to Copper K Barn May 15th

After a year of wearing masks, it is time to come celebrate the unmasking of Jefferson County! This year Black Tie & Blue Jeans is celebrating with a "Masquerade Ball" on Saturday, May 15, 2021,...

 

Between the Stacks: 4/14/2021

The Friends of the Library asked me to remind everyone that all logo contest entries are due by 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 15. The judges decide on a winner and award them the $100 prize in a few we...

 

Between the Stacks: 4/7/2021

I hope you all had a happy holiday weekend. The Library was able to make Easter a little brighter thanks to the Love, INC. organizations in Dillon and Whitehall. They provided 50 Easter baskets for the Library to pass out to children and their...

 

Between The Stacks: 3/24/2021

Spring is a great time to update and give the Library a new look. The Friends are holding a new logo contest for the Library and offering a $100 first prize. The winning logo will appear on everything library related: publications, information pamphl...

 

Between the Stacks: 3/17/2021

Our Flower Pressing and craft workshops with Emily Dickerson will start March 20th. The adult workshop will be at 9:30 a.m. and the children’s craft class with flowers will be at 11:00 a.m. All materials will be provided so we ask that you call in...

 

Between the Stacks: 3/10/2021

Interesting things always seem to find their way into the Library! Someone has turned in a 1938 Recreational Equipment Inc. Cooperative pin into us. If this belongs to you, just stop by the front desk, give us a quick description and claim this...

 

Between the Stacks: March 3, 2021

We have had a little change of plans for the Flower workshops due to scheduling conflicts. It is now on March 20th and Emily Dickerson from Lewis & Clark Caverns, will be sharing “Flower Pressing and Crafts” at 9:30 a.m. for adults and then a...

 

Between the Stacks: 2/24/2021

Spring is in the air and the library is getting ready for spring programs in March! For those of you who have enjoyed several programs by Emily Dickerson, you will be happy to know she is coming back! On March 13th she will be sharing “Flower Press...

 

Between the Stacks: 2/17/2021

It is book club week at the Library next week. Due to the way the February calendar fell, all three book clubs will meet the week of February 22-26. The History Book Club starts us off on February 22 at 6:30 p.m. They will be sharing a reader’s cho...

 

Between The Stacks

One of the really great things about working in the Library is the chance to meet so many new residents in Whitehall. We have had people from all over the country coming to Montana and bringing their talents and willingness to share their skills...

 

Between the Stacks

So many fun things going on this week and next, I almost don't know where to start! Thursday, Sept. 17 is Sweet Tea Tales at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to submit their favorite "Fall Fun Feast" recipe. Just remember that servings must be...

 

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