ImagineIF Libraries

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LEARN Training with Nate Chute Foundation *RESCHEDULED* – Oct 4

Join us at the Bigfork Arts & Cultural Center and learn essential skills for suicide prevention in this training led by the Nate Chute Foundation. Participants will learn how to make their home safer to prevent the risk of suicide, ask about suicide in a safe way, and recognize the signs of a mental health crisis and practical steps to address it. At the Bigfork Arts and Cultural Center, October 4th, 7-8:30pm.

Library Board Meeting – Sept 28th

The ImagineIF Library Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, September 28th at 9am. The meeting will take place in the South Campus Conference room located 40 11th Street W in Kalispell.

New Arrivals

Here are a few recent additions to our archive. Click a book cover to be taken to a summary page where you can check availability, read reviews, and more.

Upcoming Events

Shelf Discovery

Get the scoop on everything ImagineIF. Explore upcoming events and programs, discover your next great read with staff recommendations, and connect to your library community.

Sep 21, 2023

ImagineIF Libraries Readers' Advisory Looking for your next great read? The expert library staff at ImagineIF are here to help! Old ivy-covered stone buildings, shadowed hallways, dusty libraries, tweed jackets, secret societies... and maybe murder? If this sounds like your vibe, try one of these Dark Academia titles. Adult Fiction Babel by R. F. Kuang The Secret History by Donna Tartt The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo Vita Nostra by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko (translated…

Sep 19, 2023

ImagineIF Libraries Readers' Advisory Looking for your next great read? The expert library staff at ImagineIF are here to help! Want your Inspirational fiction to have a thrilling edge? Check out these authors!⁠ Colleen Coble Dee Henderson Brian Andrews & Jeffrey Wilson Janice Cantore T. Davis Bunn Lynette Eason Joel C. Rosenberg Irene Hannon

Graphic image of a starry evening with people sitting on a grassy field, facing a large screen in the middle of the frame that reads: "Anime at Dusk"

Aug 28, 2023

Calling all otakus ImagineIF Libraries proudly presents ANIME AT DUSK, a big screen movie night designed especially for teens! WHEN?  September 9, 2023 at 4:00 PM. WHERE?  Ark Building (Future Home of ImagineIF Bigfork), located at 162 Bridge Street in Bigfork WHAT?  "Jujutsu Kaisen 0" (rated PG-13) showing on a massive 200-inch inflatable screen. CHECK LIST Seating: Bring your own blankets, cushions, and fold-out chairs for a comfortable viewing experience. Snacks: Feel free to bring your favorite snacks to enjoy during the movie. CHAPERONES Adult chaperones are welcome, but not mandatory. Chaperones who wish to attend must register on the…

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Aug 25, 2023

Squish Seeking the sometimes silly, but always satisfying, sensational experience of things that "squish". Early Learners Books Read: Too Much Slime! by Frances Gilbert, ISBN: 9780593303573 Mud! by Annie Bailey, ISBN: 9781419750977 Squish Squash Squished by Rebecca Kraft Rector, ISBN: 9780525516835 Other Options: I'm a Dirty Dinosaur by Janeen Brian, ISBN: 9781610672962 Dirty Birdies by Jennifer Sattler, ISBN: 9781585363896 Applesauce is Fun to Wear by Nancy Raines Day, ISBN: 9781951836054 Edward Gets Messy by Rita Meade, ISBN: 9781481437776 Songs & Interactives: Icky Sticky Bubble Gum Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes "Squishy, Squashy, Washy" from Barney & Friends Flannelboard activity: Five…

Online Classes & Activities

Watch your favorite library staff in videos featuring stories, songs, art projects, and science you can do at home. Stream our latest online Early Literacy classes and STEAM activities right here by double clicking a thumbnail to load and play! Check out our YouTube Channel for more educational videos.

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