100 Years of Excellence

This year marks the Library's 100th anniversary! We are looking forward to reminiscing, sharing, and celebrating the Library’s 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. The following anniversary events are currently planned, with more details coming soon:
Friday, April 28th at 7pm
Bismarck Library Foundation's Art of Books

Monday, May 8, 6:30pm - Children's Library Story Room
Family Story Time with special library theme

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

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

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

Tuesday, May 23, 6:30pm - Meeting Room A
Movie Event: Desk Set

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

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