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Nov 17, 2023

ImagineIF Libraries Readers' Advisory Looking for your next great read? The expert library staff at ImagineIF are here to help! Looking for a book with some familiar scenery? These fiction titles all take place in Montana. Adult Fiction Lone Women by Victor LaValle The Power of the Dog by Thomas Savage Perma Red by Debra Magpie Earling Blind Your Ponies by Stanley Gordon West Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson The Challenge by Danielle Steel Winter in the Blood by James Welch The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig Young Adult Fiction Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson The Sacred…

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Nov 14, 2023

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Kirkus Prize! Since 2014, this literary honor has been awarded annually to books of exceptional merit in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, and young readers’ literature.⁠ ⁠ FICTION The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride NONFICTION Our Migrant Souls by Héctor Tobar TEEN America Redux by Ariel Aberg-Riger Read more about the Kirkus Prize and the 2023 recipients at kirkusreviews.com.⁠

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Nov 8, 2023

The Youth Services team at ImagineIF Libraries plans and implements early literacy programs for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers in Kalispell, Bigfork, and Columbia Falls. Our goal in every Storytime is to connect with young children and their caregivers through books, songs, and interactive activities that foster early literacy and social emotional skills. Explore the Storytime Schedule In the aftermath of our local annual Northwest Montana Fair, we had a fair of our own at storytime! We had a blast with fair-themed stories, and songs and activities inspired by fair food and carnival games. Come one, come all! Books Read: The…

Oct 27, 2023

Bring new life to your old clothes! Practice mending knits with needle felting and darning, or by unraveling an old sweater or knit piece and using the yarn for something new and beautiful! Practice new skills or share your wooly knowledge with the group. Bring a sweater or other knit item that needs mending or is ready to be reclaimed. Drop by, hang out, and work on mending projects. Want help with knitting or crocheting? Bring those projects too! All levels welcome. ImagineIF Kalispell Meeting Room: November 25, 10am-1pm

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Our job is to provide free and open access to books and information. With hands-on activities and experiences for all ages, we work to transform vision, dreams and desires into reality.

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