Welcome to Roosevelt County Library

Let's make our community a better place!

notice to our patrons

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BEGINNING MONDAY, MAY 18, 2020, THE ROOSEVELT COUNTY LIBRARY WILL ENFORCE THESE TEMPORARY MEASURES FOR THE PROTECTION AND WELL-BEING OF OUR STAFF AND PATRONS.



1. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ASK THAT YOU CALL AHEAD TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO ENTER THE LIBRARY.  THIS IS TO ENSURE THAT WE HAVE A MINIMUM of PEOPLE IN THE BUILDING AT ONE TIME.


2. WE ASK EVERYONE ENTERING THE LIBRARY TO USE THE HAND SANITIZER PROVIDED.


3. WE WILL OFFER VERY LIMITED PUBLIC COMPUTER USE:

A. ONLY ONE SESSION OF UP TO 30 MINUTES PER DAY FOR ADULTS (18 YEARS AND OLDER).

B. YOU MUST CALL AND RESERVE YOUR COMPUTER TIME FOR THAT DAY. (406)653-2411

        TIME SLOTS ARE ON THE HOUR (9:00, 10:00, 11:00, ETC.)  

C. IF YOU ARE LATE, YOUR TIME IS FORFEITED FOR THE DAY.


4. PATRONS ARE LIMITED TO BEING IN THE LIBRARY FOR NO LONGER THAN 30 MINUTES A DAY.  PLEASE, PLAN YOUR TIME ACCORDINGLY.


5. WIRELESS WILL CONTINUE TO BE ACCESSED OUTSIDE OF THE BUILDING ONLY.


6. WE WILL ACCEPT INTER-LIBRARY LOAN REQUESTS AGAIN.


7. THE BATHROOM WILL REMAIN CLOSED.


8. WE ASK THAT YOU PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING WHILE IN THE LIBRARY.


9. WE ENCOURAGE THE USE OF FACE MASKS WHILE IN THE LIBRARY.


10. OUTSIDE, WE ASK THAT NO ONE WAITS OR HANGS AROUND THE LIBRARY’S FRONT ENTRY AREA KEEPING A SIX FOOT DISTANCE FROM THE FRONT DOOR.





WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND PATIENCE AS WE GRADUALLY ADD BACK SERVICES.



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Our Mission

The mission of the Roosevelt County Library System is to provide free and convenient access to the world of ideas, information and the creative experience to all people in the area served by the Library and to all people using the Library.


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Our Mission

The mission of the Roosevelt County Library System is to provide free and convenient access to the world of ideas, information and the creative experience to all people in the area served by the Library and to all people using the Library.


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Book Club

DUE TO THE COVID-19 HEALTH ISSUE BOOK CLUB IS ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


If you're interested in joining, call or come by to talk to Janet.


Our book club is free to the public for adults from 18 years old and up. They meet the second Thursday of the month from September to June.

 

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Board Members

Beth Hekkel, Chairperson

Gloria Mason, Vice-Chairperson

Laurie Evans, Trustee

Pat Henry, Trustee

Susan Snitker, Trustee

coronavirus information


Montana Department of Health and Human Services

phone number to call 1-888-333-0461

 http://covid19.mt.gov


Governor's Coronavirus Task Force

https://covid19.mt.gov/


MONTANA RESPONSE: COVID 19 - Corona Virus - Global, National, and State Information Resources

https://montana.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=7c34f3412536439491adcc2103421d4b


Montana Right Now

https://www.montanarightnow.com/


STATE OF MONTANA NEWSROOM

https://news.mt.gov/


Centers for Disease and Prevention 

Get the latest public health information from CDC:

 https://www.coronavirus.gov

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.


Coronavirus in the U.S.: Map of where cases have been confirmed across the country

 https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/coronavirus-u-s-map-where-virus-has-been-confirmed-across-n1124546 


MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information For You.

https://medlineplus.gov/


The U.S. National Library of Medicine, this site provides background on coronaviruses, along with updated information and links concerning the 2019 novel coronavirus.

 https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus


World Health Organization - WHO

 https://www.who.int/ 

The WHO is the leading international health agency helping to coordinate the global response to the coronavirus outbreak. This site offers global news updates and helpful videos. It also answers common questions (Should I wear a mask to protect myself? How does this virus spread?) and dispels myths (no, gargling with mouthwash won’t protect against the virus).


ScienceNews

Published by the nonprofit Society for Science & the Public this page is dedicated to the coronavirus outbreak.

 https://www.sciencenews.org/article/coronavirus-questions-covid19-symptoms-deaths-spread 


Time Magazine-How to talk to your kids about coronavirus:

https://time.com/5776857/how-to-talk-to-kids-coronavirus/


DIY NO SEW FACE MASK EASY AND QUICK FOR ANYONE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RMta_29VMg


NOTICE TO OUR PATRONS

Commissioner Gordon Oelkers shared this

PUBLIC NOTICE

March 18, 2020

****To Contact our office CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT/COUNTY SUPT. OF SCHOOLS

PHONE: 406-653-6266

EMAIL IS: clerkofcourt.roosevelt@mt.gov********


The following is the Roosevelt County Plan of Action, from Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. to Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.

All Roosevelt County Buildings shall remain open; however, public access shall be limited. Members of the public who need to access services at a Roosevelt County Buildings shall call and make an appointment. Doors of all Roosevelt County Buildings shall be locked.

When making the appointment, the department will arrange the time and will have a staff person at the designated door to escort the member of the public into the building. To the greatest extent possible, the public is encouraged to conduct business online, by telephone, or by fax. The phone number to the main switchboard and all departments shall be posted on all doors.

ROOSEVELT COUNTY PLAN OF ACTION PHONE NUMBERS:

Commissioners—653-6246

Treasurer’s & Drivers Examiner—653-6239

Cty Assessor—653-6256

Clerk & Recorder—653-6250

Clerk of Court/Supt of Schools—653-6266

GIS-Mapping—653-6208

County Attorney—653-6295

DES—653-6224

Aging- 653-6221 or 653-6299

Health Dept- 653-6223

Justice of the Peace- 653-6258

Justice of the Peace Culbertson 787-6607

Dispatch- 653-6240

Juvenile Probation- 653-6272

IT- 653-6286

Library Wolf Point- 653-2411

Library Culbertson- 787-5275

Library Froid- 766-2492

Road Department- 653-6235

Sheriff’s Office- 653-6216

Jail- 653-6270

Mental Health- 653-1872

Weed -787-5312

Fair- 787-6612

Extension-787-5312







General Information

Bring your library card with you each time in order to check out items or for priority us of the public computers. 


Loan Periods

Books -- limit of 50 for 28 days 

High Demand Books -- limit of 2 for 14 days

Audio books -- limit of 5 for 14 days

DVDs -- limit of 2 for 7 days

Magazines -- limit of 5 for 7 days


All items can be renewed twice either in person, over the phone or online at https://mtsc.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/RCL-MAIN


Over Due Materials


Over due fines are .10 cents a day with a maximum amount of $5.00 per item. No charges accrue on days that the library is closed. Patrons with fines of $5.00 or more will have their privileges suspended.


Patrons will be mailed a total of three noticed when material is overdue. The third notice will include billing for the replacement cost of the material plus overdue fines. The patron's library privileges will be suspended until the overdue material is returned, or paid for in full. If not paid in full, these patrons will be deleted from the system after three months. In order to be reinstated, all charges must be paid in addition of a $5.00 reinstatement fee.


Damage Charges


Our staff checks all materials for damages when they are checked back in. Please let us know when accidents happen. We ask that you do not attempt to repair torn pages, etc. as we have special materials used for mending. Some items are damaged enough to be notified by mail. You will be charged for damage or replacement costs, if warranted, the occurred while the item was checked out to you. Patrons have thirty days from the date of notification to come in and view the damaged item(s). After that time the item(s) will be cleaned, repaired or replaced. 

 

Getting A Library Card

  

Persons 18 years or older applying for a library card are required to show a recent photo ID and proof of current mailing address. We will also ask for your full name, mailing address, phone number, and email address.

 
 

Examples of acceptable photo ID:

  • Valid driver's license
  • Tribal ID
  • Valid US passport
  • Valid US Military ID
  • Valid school ID
  • Valid employee/contractor ID card issued by a local,      state, tribal or US government agency

Examples of acceptable proof of address:

  • Current utility or telephone bill
  • Checkbook or savings account statement
  • Recent postmarked item of mail with name and address
  • Valid fishing/hunting license with current address
  • Insurance or vehicle registration
  • Current tax statement
  • Voter registration card

Student Patrons

Persons under the age of 18 years old who wish to apply for a library card will need to have a parent or legal guardian come in and apply with them as a cosigner. The cosigner must either have a library card in good standing OR show a current ID and proof of address. We will require the student's full name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and date of birth. 

 
 

The cosigner is ultimately responsible for any and all charges accrued on the student's card. Both the student's card and cosigner's library privileges will be revoked if either account falls into arrears. 

 
 

By signing up for a library card you are agreeing to abide by all library rules and policies. 

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Reserves/Holds

 You may place a reserve or hold on any time currently checked out. We will notify you by your preferred contact method once your material is available. We hold items for one week before it is put back out for the general public. 

Inter-Library Loans

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Inter-Library loans are a free service we off to patrons in the event we do not have something you are looking for. Ask a library about getting your item from an other library. ILLs are available to those patrons whose account is not on new-patron status and if all fees are paid.


There is a $5.00 charge on per item for any ILLs not picked up.

programs

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During the school year we offer Playtime Pals the first and third Wednesday of each month starting at 10:30 a.m. This program is free to children 0-5 and their parents/caregivers.

There will be stories along with activities, games or a craft.

DUE TO THE COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS PLAYTIME PALS IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.

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Summer Reading Program

 Every July we have a  Summer Reading Program open to children 

 entering 1st - 7th grade.  

The theme for 2020 is Imagine Your Story and is free of charge.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM

                                      KEEP CHECKING BACK  INFORMATION COMING SOON!

Other Services

 

Montana Shared Catalog
The library is a member of the Montana Shared Catalog. This allows patrons to search the online card catalog from their homes, see what items are checked out and when they are due, renew items, and place holds on materials.
https://mtsc.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/RCL-MAIN
MontanaLibrary2Go
We are a member of MontanaLibrary2Go which offered downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. Titles are available for download in multiple formats to accomodate various devices. You will need the 14-digit number found on your library card to check items out.
https://montana.overdrive.com/

 
Montana Talking Books
This service is available free through the Montana State Library for visually impaired persons. The digital cartridges and players are provided at no cost to the barrows and includes return postage. Application forms for this service can be found at their web site or at the library.

http://tbl.msl.mt.gov

Contact Us

Find out more ways to help!

There are so many ways to support our mission. Contact us to find out more about volunteer opportunities, fundraising events, and ways to get our message to your friends and family.

Roosevelt County Library

220 2nd Avenue South, Wolf Point, Montana 59201, United States

(406) 653-2411

Hours

Open today

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

WiFi accessible during business hours.

We are closed on all government holidays.


BRANCHES

Culbertson Library

PH: (406) 787-5275

P.O. Box 415

Broadway 

Culbertson, MT 59218

Open Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 - 5:00


Froid Library

PH: (406) 766-2492

101 2nd St N

Froid, MT 59226

Open Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 11:00-5:00


POPLAR AFFILIATE

James E. Shanley Tribal Library

PH: (406) 768-6340

604 Assiniboine ST

Poplar, MT 59255

Open Monday-Thursday 8:00-5:00 and Friday 8:00-3:00

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Helpful Resourses

Tax Information

Tax Information

Tax Information

Newspapers

Tax Information

Newspapers

 

Montana Newspapers 

"This full-text searchable database contains 527,134 pages from 82 Montana town, county, school and tribal newspapers dated 1883-2015. We are continually adding new titles.

An additional 257,000 pages from Montana newspapers can be found at Chronicling America. There is no overlap between the two sites." 

Genealogy

Other resources

Newspapers


 Family Search  

 Create a free account with Family Search and track your family tree. 

CENSUS 2020



Easy access to Census 2020 information:


The official government page: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/decennial-census/2020-census.html

Census jobs: https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html

Sample questionnaire: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/decennial-census/technical-documentation/questionnaires/2020.html

Intro and Timeline: https://www2.census.gov/about/partners/general/2020-census-at-a-glance.pdf?#

Ways to Respond https://2020census.gov/en/ways-to-respond.html 

Avoiding Fraud and Scams https://2020census.gov/en/avoiding-fraud.html  

Census 2020



 

English: Video Guide to Completing the 2020 Census Online

STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL ON HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR CENSUS INFORMATION

https://youtu.be/vCM0XrSynFw












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