Summer Experience 2020

Explore, create, and read, all summer long!  Youth and adults alike can complete activities, earn badges, and win prizes while exploring their imaginations and the world around them using Beanstack, reading challenge software! Find out more>

 

Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates

Following the closure of K-12 schools in Montana, all ImagineIF Libraries will be closed through Saturday, April 25th as a precautionary measure to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Librarians will continue to prepare remote services and answer questions via e-mail, as well as offer virtual programming.

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ImagineIF YouTube Channel

Join your favorite library staff for stories, songs, art projects, and science you can do at home. Find how-to videos to help you get started with ImagineIF’s online resources. Go to channel >

Hoopla Digital Media

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Find out more >

Adults

ImagineIF Observes Pride Month

ImagineIF Libraries is observing Pride throughout the month of June. Join us in honoring the history and celebrating the lives of LGBTQ+ people.

We’ve compiled some books for each identity represented in the acronym LGBTQIAPT. If you don’t see your identity represented here, we recommend the amazing resource https://lgbtqreads.com/ to find the perfect book for you!

Click on the images below to see our Book Recs!

Find these titles* (and more!) by searching on:
The ImagineIF catalog – https://mtsc.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/IMAGINE/
Montana Library 2 Go – https://montana.overdrive.com/
Hoopla – https://www.hoopladigital.com

*some titles are currently on order and may not appear in the catalog yet


Online Resources for Adults

Summer Experience 2020 is Live!

Explore, create and read, all summer long! 

Youth and adults alike can complete activities, earn badges, and win prizes while exploring their imaginations and the world around them using Beanstack, reading challenge software, with mobile and desktop friendly versions. Get started >


Ready to get creative, but don’t know where to start? Try Creativebug!

ImagineIF has teamed up with CreativeBug, an online resource offering free access to over 1,000 classes designed by renowned artists and creative experts. Choose a class, share your work with us, and you could win a gift card for Kalico Art Center!

Here’s how it works:
1. Get a library card at: https://tinyurl.com/imagineifcard (or use your existing library card).
2. Create an account at https://www.creativebug.com/lib/imagineif (enter your library card number and a valid email).
3. Choose any project you want and post a photo of your finished work on Facebook and tag ImagineIF Libraries or post on Instagram tagged @imagineiflibraries and #AtHomeWithImagineIF

If we feature your work, you win! Winners will be posted on ImagineIF’s Facebook and Instagram pages.


Digital Materials

MontanaLibrary2Go – Download audiobooks and ebooks for your computer, e-reader, portable media player or tablet.

AudioBookCloud

AudioBookCloud is an online database of 1400 audiobooks for schools and libraries. With titles ranging from classic literature, to science fiction, to contemporary blockbusters, and everything in between, we’re sure that AudioBookCloud has the perfect title for all your listening needs!

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RomanceBookCloud

Unlimited and unrestricted access to ebooks and audio books which have made romance the biggest selling and most popular brand in fiction. From the company which has brought you TumbleBookLibrary, TumbleBookCloud, and AudioBookCloud, comes a niche database‎ which will have your card holders coming back for more!

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Find a Great New Read

Want recommendations from book experts? NoveList offers fiction and nonfiction reviews, read-alikes, audiobook listen-alikes, discussion guides and more, for readers of all ages.
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Databases & Resources

Whether you are fixing your lawnmower, finding funding for a nonprofit organization or finishing a research paper, ImagineIF’s databases have the information you need.
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New Arrivals

Discover the newest titles at ImagineIF, often before they hit the shelves.


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