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Fishing equipment available for rent at the Bismarck Library                                                                                  Aug 28, 2018
Did you know you can rent fishing gear from the Bismarck Public Library? Through a partnership with North Dakota Game and Fish, the library provides fishing poles, a tackle box and a fishing guide for library users to check out. Read full story.

MDU Resources Community Day                                                                                                                          
Aug 25, 2018
Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library was represented at Community Day and children's program director Jana Maher, left, was offering items and answering questions for visitors including from left, Kristen Dewald, Aubrey Dewald, 7, Maya Dewald, 10, and Matt Dewald, back. See photo.                                                                  

Bismarck Public Library's book sale provides hours of fun                                                                                      Mar 1, 2018                                                                                                                                                                      The Bismarck Public Library's bi-annual book sale is selling thousands of books to raise money for projects for  the library. Bookworms of all ages go to the sale to find their favorite novels. Read full story.

Mobile Library Delivers Books Throughout Bismarck Area                                                                                      July 28, 2017                                                                                                                                                                    The Bismarck Public Library is one of the most visited places around town with more than 395,000 patrons annually. There's a service called the Mobile Library where books are delivered throughout the capital city for those who might not be able to access in person. Read full story.

Laughing Sun Hosts Adult Spelling Bee to Commemorate Bismarck Library
May 14, 2017
Upwards of thirty patrons of the Bismarck library were in a competition of knowledge, at Laughing Sun Brewery. The Adult Spelling Bee took place to celebrate both the hundredth anniversary of the Public Library and it's the first day that you can buy a glass of the commemorative beer, Page Turner. Read full story.

Binge Watch TV for Free With Bismarck Public Library
February 15, 2017
Binge watching movies is all the rage now. I’m sure you know someone who has watch the entire seasons of something on a weekend. I’ve done it and I’m sure you’ve done it. Read full story.

Bismarck Library Celebrates 100 Years
May 13, 2017
There aren't many organizations that can say they were built during World War One and are still geared up for many more years of service, but the Bismarck Library can. The first shovel full of dirt was moved in May of 1917 and since then the Bismarck Public Library has been working hard to service their community. Read full story.

Bismarck Library Helps Make Sure People Know Their Rights
January 15, 2017
A new exhibit has popped up at the Bismarck library, and it is there to remind us of the freedoms we are guaranteed in our constitution. The Exhibit celebrates the two-hundred and twenty-fifth anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights. Read full story.

Teen Center Planned for Bismarck Public Library
September 13, 2016
Bismarck teens will soon have a place all the local library. The Bismarck Public Library recently announced construction of a new teen center. Read full story.

Bismarck Public Library Offers Art on Loan
August 10, 2016
The Bismarck Public Library has famous prints ranging from 'Starry Night' to the 'School of Athens'. Anne Larson came to the library today to pick up some audiobooks, and paintings. Read full story.

Pet Therapy Helping Kids Learn to Read
August 9, 2016
Learning a new skill can be hard, especially in front of an audience.At the Bismarck Public Library, a different kind of audience is lending a paw in helping kids learn how to read. Read full story.