100 Years of Excellence

This year marks the Library's 100th anniversary! We are looking forward to reminiscing, sharing, and celebrating the Library‚Äôs past, present, and future with the Bismarck and Burleigh County community throughout the year. We have a number of exciting events planned as part of this celebration, most of which will take place during the month of May.  We hope you'll celebrate this important milestone with us by attending the following events:
100 Year Anniversary History Video & Congratulations Messages

Friday, April 28th at 7pm
Bismarck Library Foundation's Art of Books

Tuesday, May 2, 7-8:30pm - Missouri River Room
Celebration of Reader's Voice Book Club 100th Book

Saturday, May 6, 1pm-4pm - Meeting Rooms A-B-C
Bismarck Comic Con

Monday, May 8, 6:30pm - Children's Library Story Room
Family Story Time with special guest Mayor Mike Seminary

Wednesday, May 10, 6:30pm - Meeting Room A
Bismarck in 1917, presented by Bismarck Historical Society

Friday, May 12, 6:30pm
Library @ Band Night Parade

Saturday, May 13, 2-4pm
Open House Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, May 14, 2pm - Laughing Sun Brewing Co. 
Adult Spelling Bee @ Laughing Sun 
Page Turner beer @ Laughing Sun

Wednesday, May 17, 6:30pm - Meeting Room A
Library History, presented by Kate Waldera

Tuesday, May 23, 6pm - Meeting Room A
Library Themed Movie Event: Desk Set

Wednesday, May 24, 7pm - Meeting Room A
Humanities Scholar Clay Jenkinson as Theodore Roosevelt


Share Your Library Memory

Do you have a memory or story about the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library and how it has been meaningful in your life? We'd love to hear from you! Click here to share your memory.