On-Going Library Workshops

Throughout the year, the library holds free workshops for students and staff. Topics include citation managers, computer applications, and more. Reservations are encouraged and help a lot with planning. To find out full details and to register, please visit the Library Workshops calendar by clicking here.

Friends of MSU Library Book Group Announces Its 2019-2020 Selections

Reading need not be a solitary activity. The Friends Book Group invites everyone to join them for their monthly book discussions. A variety of fiction and nonfiction is read each year and membership is casual - you're free to come to the discussions that interest you as your time allows. Visit this link  to discover which books made the 2019-2020 reading list.

Paws to De-Stress 
MSU Library, First Floor

Dec. 4th - 5-7 pm & 2-4 pm in Howard Hall 
Dec. 5th – 1-3 pm
Dec. 6th – 10-12 pm
Dec. 9th – 4-6 pm
Dec. 10th  - 10-12 pm
Dec. 11th – 1-3 pm

Paws Collage

The dogs are back! Come take a break to pet, play and de-stress with certified Therapy Dogs in the MSU Library on first floor, follow the paw prints!

Paws to De-Stress schedule 2019
Let us know what you think on Facebook and Twitter! For more information on Intermountain Therapy Animals, please visit their website at www.therapyanimals.org.

open house graphicMSU Library's Open House
Thursday, January 9, 2020 
3-6 p.m., MSU Library

The event takes place in conjunction with the Provost’s Spring Convocation activities. Join us for finger foods, beverages and music while networking and learning about services and resources offered by the MSU Library and its partners. This year's theme is Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Come explore the many wonderlands of knowledge offered by MSU Library and our partners at the open house.

Trout Lecture Featuring Jim Goetz
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
7 p.m, Rialto, downtown Bozeman

Warmer weather, spring and fishing may seem like a long way off, but we're already staring to plan for the 2020 Tourt Lecture.

This year's speaker is Bozeman attorney Jim Goetz. Jim waslogo instrumental in passing Montana’s Stream Access Law, which protects public recreational use of Montana’s rivers and streams.


Creating Spaces graphicLibrary Spaces Project -

Complete information on the project, including a timeline and answers to frequently asked questions, can be found here.

Library & Library Employee News 

Library Dean Kenning Arlitsch and Outreach and Humanitites Librarian Jan Zauha spoke about the Montana writer Ivan Doig Archive on C-SPAN's "Cities Tour" program. The program features the history and literary life in towns across America, and Bozeman was in August 2019. To catch the clip on the Doig Archive click here.


Click here to visit MSU Library's news archive.


Bobcat Browse

Bobcat Browse is a popular reading collection on the first floor ologof the Library, just past Brewed Awakening coffee shop. Here you'll discover the latest  books recommended by MSU students, faculty, and staff and can read current  magazines and local newspapers. What to see something added to the shelf? Click here to suggest a book for Bobcat Browse.  

Library Display

Throughout the semester you may notice the different displays in the glass case, just inside the door of the library. These ever changing displays are the work of the MSU Library Display Committee. Check them out in person or take a look by visiting this link.

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 Click here to find out about our events taking place each year.