ImagineIF Libraries


Summer Experiences Kicks Off June 21st

Summer Experience encourages children and teens to enjoy books, explore science, and discover new adventures all summer long.

Starting June 13th, children and teens can pick up a gameboard at any ImagineIF location that offers reading and learning challenges, as well as a list of summer programming at the library. Participants can bring back their completed gameboard by August 19th to receive a prize.

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Play Expo

Calling all young scientists, artists and explorers! Drop into ImagineIF to kick off your summer. Register for Summer Experience, take home a game board, and complete ten activities to win a prize.

Kalispell: June 21, 11:00-4:00

Bigfork: June 22, 11:00-1:00 @ Ark building

Columbia Falls: June 23, 11:00-4:00

June Summer Experience Events


Get swept away by wild and wonderful weather science!

Toddlers & Preschoolers

Kalispell: June 28 & 29, 11am-12pm

Kids in K-5th Grade

Kalispell: June 30, 11am-12pm

Beneath Our Feet

Who dwells underground? Let’s dig deep and find out.

Toddlers & Preschoolers

Columbia Falls: June 27 & 30, 11am-12pm

Kids in K-5th Grade

Columbia Falls: June 29, 3pm –4pm

Mix It Up

Interested in bubbly, fizzy concoctions? Come see what we are mixing up in the library!

Toddlers & Preschoolers

Ark Building (Future Home of ImagineIF Bigfork): June 29, 11am-12pm

Kids in K-5th Grade

Bigfork: June 29, 2pm-3pm

Early Literacy Classes

Sing, dance, read and explore in fun and interactive classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers that helps prepare them for future learning success. Hands-on activities to follow storytime. Especially for children 0-5 and their grown-ups.

*Early Literacy Classes will continue through June 16th. Summer Experience launches June 21st and will replace storytimes through August 19th.


ImagineIF Kalispell Meeting Room


Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, 11am


Babies & Toddler Storytime

Wednesdays, 11am


Ark Building (Future Home of ImagineIF Bigfork)


Preschool Storytime

Wednesdays, 11am

Columbia Falls

ImagineIF Columbia Falls


Babies & Toddler Storytime

Mondays, 11am


Preschool Storytime

Thursdays, 11am

Online Resources for Kids

Kid Playing with Paper Robot and Rocket Equipment

Virtual Early Literacy Classes & STEAM Activities

Check out our Facebook and YouTube pages for weekly virtual Early Literacy classes and STEAM activities. Watch your favorite library staff in videos featuring stories, songs, art projects, and science you can do at home. (ages 0-5) 

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Social Media

Families are encouraged to stay tuned to ImagineIF’s Facebook and Instagram pages for online early literacy and youth programming. Our children’s librarians will offer play, art, sensory and STEAM ideas for families to do at home. Stay tuned for special online editions of storytimes with your favorite ImagineIF librarians!

Creativebug has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Get unlimited access by creating an account today! Just enter your library card number and email address.

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TumbleBook Library

Animated, talking picture books that teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love. Use your library card to log in.

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Downloadable Materials – Montana Library 2 Go

Early Learning Online Games and Hot Sites For Exploring

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Popular Games & Activities for School Aged Children

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Our job is to provide safe and fair 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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