The Butte-Silver Bow Public Library provides a variety of suitable materials, services, and programs to meet the informational needs of the community members of all ages.
The library maintains a collection including books, newspapers, periodicals, audio-visual materials in several formats and online databases. Reference services, interlibrary loan and public access computers with internet connections are available. The library also provides information in person, by phone, or in writing.
The Library maintains three locations in Silver Bow County. The Main Branch is located in Historic Uptown Butte, the South Branch is based in the Butte Plaza Mall, and a third branch is located in the town of Melrose. Full contact information for all branches is listed at right.
Children's Story Hour & Other Events
Children's story hour is held every Friday at 11:15 a.m.
Public meeting room space is available for appropriate use by the community.
The Library also maintains a public art space, the Carle Gallery, on the third floor of the Main Branch. Visit the Carle Gallery website for information about current and upcoming exhibitions.
The affairs and management of the Butte-Silver Bow Public Library are supervised by a Public Library Board composed of local citizens who are appointed by the Chief Executive, with concurrence by the Council of Commissioners. Visit the Public Library Board page for more information.