Viewing Saturday, March 01, 2014 to Monday, March 31, 2014

  • Kal: Family Jam

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Sat, Mar 01, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    A casual, fun and peppy story and music program! Shake your sillies out with the whole family. This storytime is designed for birth through age 6 and their caregivers. Older siblings are welcome.
  • CF: DIY Home Cleaning Products

    12:00PM to 4:00PM Sat, Mar 01, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Put your mixing skills to use to create simple, healthy cleaning products for your home. Customize the scent on an all-purpose cleaning solution, make safer cleaning wipes and mix up a stain remover. Make it at the library, use it at home.
  • Kal: Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party

    1:30PM to 3:00PM Sat, Mar 01, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    You're invited to a birthday celebration for Dr. Seuss! The party will include stories, snacks, crafts and a Seuss-themed photo booth. Dr. Seuss fans of all ages are invited.
  • Kal: Anime Club

    4:00PM to 5:30PM Mon, Mar 03, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Anime and manga otaku unite! Come together to watch anime, eat popcorn, discuss manga and meet other fans. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Showing this month: "Tari Tari."
  • CF: iPad Class

    9:00AM to 10:00AM Tue, Mar 04, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Bring your charged iPad to the class if you have one, along with your passwords. Explore the basics for successful iPad use, including apps, photos, settings and more. Registration is not required. Call 758-5815 for more information.
  • Kal: Storytime

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Tue, Mar 04, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • Kal: Health Insurance Marketplace Help

    3:00PM to 8:00PM Tue, Mar 04, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Get one-on-one help with the new Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Counselors from the Flathead City-County Health Department will be at the library to answer questions and provide guidance.
  • Kal: E-Reader Class

    9:00AM to 10:00AM Wed, Mar 05, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Find out how to download free library ebooks and how to navigate your e-reader. Bring your e-reader if you have one, along with your passwords. Registration is not required. Call 758-5815 for more information.
  • BF: Storytime

    10:00AM to 11:00AM Wed, Mar 05, 2014
    ImagineIF Bigfork
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • CF: Storytime

    10:30AM to 11:30AM Wed, Mar 05, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • Kal: Storytime

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Wed, Mar 05, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • CF: After-School Storytime

    3:00PM to 4:00PM Wed, Mar 05, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Elementary school-aged children meet for a more advanced storytime featuring chapter books.
  • Kal: Health Insurance Marketplace Help

    3:00PM to 8:00PM Wed, Mar 05, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Get one-on-one help with the new Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Counselors from the Flathead City-County Health Department will be at the library to answer questions and provide guidance.
  • Mar: After-School Storytime

    3:30PM to 4:30PM Wed, Mar 05, 2014
    ImagineIF Marion
    After-school storytimes in Marion are for children in kindergarten through third grade.
  • BF: E-Reader Class

    10:00AM to 11:00AM Thu, Mar 06, 2014
    ImagineIF Bigfork
    Find out how to download free library ebooks and how to navigate your e-reader. Bring your e-reader if you have one, along with your passwords. Registration is not required. Call 758-5815 for more information.
  • Kal: Books and Babies

    11:00AM to 11:30AM Thu, Mar 06, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Parents and caregivers of infants up to 24 months are invited for stories, bouncy rhymes, and playtime with special sensory toys. Learn fun techniques for using books, songs, and rhymes at home.
  • CF: Books and Babies

    11:00AM to 11:30AM Thu, Mar 06, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Parents and caregivers of infants up to 24 months are invited for stories, bouncy rhymes, and playtime with special sensory toys. Learn fun techniques for using books, songs, and rhymes at home.
  • Kal: Family Jam

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Sat, Mar 08, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    A casual, fun and peppy story and music program! Shake your sillies out with the whole family. This storytime is designed for birth through age 6 and their caregivers. Older siblings are welcome.
  • Teen Tech Week

    Mon, Mar 10, 2014 to Sun, Mar 16, 2014
    During Teen Tech Week at ImagineIF Libraries, teens are invited to participate in open gaming on the Wii and enter to win a waterproof digital sports camera to record their adventures.
  • Tell Us About It

    Mon, Mar 10, 2014 to Sun, Mar 23, 2014
    ImagineIF Libraries
    Help us come up with slogans for our walls.
    March 10-15 write down your slogan. Come up with your own or use the prompt to get you started. If you want to be credited be sure to write down your name.
    March 17-22 come back and vote for your favorite. Just one vote per day.
    Then look for the winners on our walls. Selected slogans will be made into vinyl wall decals and installed in the library.
  • Kal: Storytime

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Tue, Mar 11, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • Friends Book Group

    5:00PM to 6:00PM Tue, Mar 11, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    The Friends book group meets the second Tuesday of the month, September through June, in the basement meeting room. All are invited to join the discussion. This month's selection: H. V. Morton, "In the Steps of St. Paul" This book dazzlingly retraces the apostle’s famed journey of faith through Israel, Greece and Italy, using the Bible itself as a guide. With an ear for good stories and an eye alert to detail, Morton creates a compulsively readable narrative that will satisfy the most curious traveler as well as the most informed and passionate reader of the Bible.
  • BF: Storytime

    10:00AM to 11:00AM Wed, Mar 12, 2014
    ImagineIF Bigfork
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • CF: Storytime

    10:30AM to 11:30AM Wed, Mar 12, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • Kal: Storytime

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Wed, Mar 12, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • CF: After-School Storytime

    3:00PM to 4:00PM Wed, Mar 12, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Elementary school-aged children meet for a more advanced storytime featuring chapter books.
  • Kal: Books and Babies

    11:00AM to 11:30AM Thu, Mar 13, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Parents and caregivers of infants up to 24 months are invited for stories, bouncy rhymes, and playtime with special sensory toys. Learn fun techniques for using books, songs, and rhymes at home.
  • CF: Books and Babies

    11:00AM to 11:30AM Thu, Mar 13, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Parents and caregivers of infants up to 24 months are invited for stories, bouncy rhymes, and playtime with special sensory toys. Learn fun techniques for using books, songs, and rhymes at home.
  • Kal: Family Jam

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Sat, Mar 15, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    A casual, fun and peppy story and music program! Shake your sillies out with the whole family. This storytime is designed for birth through age 6 and their caregivers. Older siblings are welcome.
  • Wind Explorations for Kids

    Mon, Mar 17, 2014 to Sun, Mar 23, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    March is all about wind! Explore a wind tunnel and flying machines. Drop in for kite crafts all week.
  • Kal: Storytime

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Tue, Mar 18, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • BF: Storytime

    10:00AM to 11:00AM Wed, Mar 19, 2014
    ImagineIF Bigfork
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • CF: Storytime

    10:30AM to 11:30AM Wed, Mar 19, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • Kal: Storytime

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Wed, Mar 19, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • CF: After-School Storytime

    3:00PM to 4:00PM Wed, Mar 19, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Elementary school-aged children meet for a more advanced storytime featuring chapter books.
  • Mar: After-School Storytime

    3:30PM to 4:30PM Wed, Mar 19, 2014
    ImagineIF Marion
    After-school storytimes in Marion are for children in kindergarten through third grade.
  • Kal: Wind Tunnel Experiments

    4:00PM to 5:30PM Wed, Mar 19, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    What's wind all about? Find out with wind tunnel experiments. Appropriate for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade.
  • LIBRARIES CLOSE AT 4 PM

    Thu, Mar 20, 2014 to Fri, Mar 21, 2014
    ImagineIF Libraries
    ImagineIF Libraries will close at 4 pm in preparation for Loud at the Library 5.
  • Kal: Books and Babies

    11:00AM to 11:30AM Thu, Mar 20, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Parents and caregivers of infants up to 24 months are invited for stories, bouncy rhymes, and playtime with special sensory toys. Learn fun techniques for using books, songs, and rhymes at home.
  • CF: Books and Babies

    11:00AM to 11:30AM Thu, Mar 20, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Parents and caregivers of infants up to 24 months are invited for stories, bouncy rhymes, and playtime with special sensory toys. Learn fun techniques for using books, songs, and rhymes at home.
  • Kal: Friends of the Library Meeting

    12:00PM to 1:00PM Thu, Mar 20, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    The Friends of the Library meet the third Thursday of every month in the basement meeting room.
  • Loud at the Library 5

    5:30PM to 8:30PM Thu, Mar 20, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Join us for the fifth annual Loud at the Library! This lively event is sponsored by the Flathead County Library Foundation and raises money to support ImagineIF Libraries. The evening will feature live music by local musicians Donny and Kleist, catered food, beer and wine, raffle baskets and a live auction. This year’s auction features vintage library furniture painted by local artists as well as a gourmet dinner for eight. Tickets are $30 ($20 tax deductible), available in the business office at ImagineIF Kalispell. Visit www.flatheadcountylibraryfoundation.org for full event info.
  • Kal: Family Jam

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Sat, Mar 22, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    A casual, fun and peppy story and music program! Shake your sillies out with the whole family. This storytime is designed for birth through age 6 and their caregivers. Older siblings are welcome.
  • Kal: Storytime

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Tue, Mar 25, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • Kal: Library Board Meeting

    9:00AM to 12:00PM Wed, Mar 26, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Library Board meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.
  • BF: Storytime

    10:00AM to 11:00AM Wed, Mar 26, 2014
    ImagineIF Bigfork
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • CF: Storytime

    10:30AM to 11:30AM Wed, Mar 26, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • Kal: Storytime

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Wed, Mar 26, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Preschool storytimes are filled with stories, songs, crafts, music, and more. Each week features a unique theme.
  • CF: After-School Storytime

    3:00PM to 4:00PM Wed, Mar 26, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Elementary school-aged children meet for a more advanced storytime featuring chapter books.
  • Kal: Books and Babies

    11:00AM to 11:30AM Thu, Mar 27, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Parents and caregivers of infants up to 24 months are invited for stories, bouncy rhymes, and playtime with special sensory toys. Learn fun techniques for using books, songs, and rhymes at home.
  • CF: Books and Babies

    11:00AM to 11:30AM Thu, Mar 27, 2014
    ImagineIF Columbia Falls
    Parents and caregivers of infants up to 24 months are invited for stories, bouncy rhymes, and playtime with special sensory toys. Learn fun techniques for using books, songs, and rhymes at home.
  • Kal: Teen Social

    4:00PM to 5:30PM Thu, Mar 27, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    Local high school and middle school students are invited to meet at the library. Discuss your favorite books and enjoy gaming on our Wii, awesome crafts, free food and a chill atmosphere. This month's theme: Candy making workshop - DIY Altoids.
  • Kal: Family Jam

    11:00AM to 12:00PM Sat, Mar 29, 2014
    ImagineIF Kalispell
    A casual, fun and peppy story and music program! Shake your sillies out with the whole family. This storytime is designed for birth through age 6 and their caregivers. Older siblings are welcome.

imagine. create. explore.

What if the library was more than just a place for books, music and movies? What if the library was a place to make a lamp, sew a cellphone case and fix your bike? Every month find a new opportunity to make, create and explore. Imagine that.


  • January: Photo Booth

    Capture the possibilities this week with our photo booths in Columbia Falls and Kalispell and photo shoot in Bigfork. Use backdrops and props to create a new persona. Try a handlebar mustache and a monocle, then full red lips and sunglasses. Go for a whole new you. Grab the whiteboard and write a message. Express yourself!

  • February: DIY Home Cleaning Products

    Put your mixing skills to use to create simple, healthy cleaning products for your home. Customize the scent on an all-purpose cleaning solution, make safer cleaning wipes and mix up a stain remover. Make it at the library, use it at home.

  • March: Tell Us About It

    Help us come up with slogans for our walls, and come back to vote for your favorite.

  • April: Count Your Chickens

    Nothing says spring like chicks. So help us welcome the fresh new season by bringing chickens to the library. That’s right. We will have chicks and will be making a chicken coop, right here in the library. Come add a few boards, pound a few nails and see the chicks. Happy spring!

  • May: Chalk It Up

    Try out our giant chalkboard. Contribute something of your own or see what other people had to say. It’s like a Facebook wall, but in person. Chalk + you = expression.

  • June: Pedal Power

    ImagineIF Libraries are on wheels! Check out the new ImagineIF bike and enter our Instagram challenge, make DIY panniers and learn the basics of bike maintenance.

  • August: Disc-o-Rama

    You’ve heard of mini golf, but how about mini disc golf? Find out more about it when you play our full course inside the library. Fore!

  • ImagineIF Bike

    Look for the ImagineIF Bike this summer all around the valley. Free books and wi-fi, activities and fun stuff for all ages. Plus an Instagram challenge!

  • September: Outside the Lines 3-D Experience

    Make your own 3-D glasses, create a 3-D image and look for the 3-D artwork up all over town. Take it to the next dimension.

  • October: BIY (Brew It Yourself)

    Beer at the library. Find out how to do it all, from making it to tasting it.

  • November: Weave It All Together

    At first it may not look like much, but when everyone contributes it’s a work of art.

  • December: Light Bright

    Is the dark getting you down? With a DIY light and an escape to a sunny spot, we’ll help you brighten up.

art exhibits

ImagineIF Libraries offer space for local artists to exhibit their work. Exhibits include diverse media and styles from students, amateurs and professionals. All artists are encouraged to apply.


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