News, Views, & To
@ Missoula Public
Volume 4, Issue 7 January 2007
Missoula Public Library Frederick Douglass @ MPL Fines for Peace
301 E Main Thank you to all our great
Missoula, MT 59802 In January Missoula Public will be hosting from March library users who donated
Library will be proud to 8 to April 20, 2007. their fines or just donated to
(406)721-2665 host a one panel traveling the Fines for Peace event
Furthermore, MPL has
Fax (406)728-5900 display from The Gilder during the week of November
partnered with the
Lehrman Institute of 26December 2. Over $730
University of Montana on
American History. was raised for the Pennies for
www.missoulapubliclibrary this year’s civil rights
Peace program to help build a
.org It is entitled “Frederick themed Presidential
library in Afghanistan.
Douglass from Slavery to Lecture.
Freedom: Journey to New On February 10, the Young
Library Hours: On January 29, at 8 p.m.,
York City.” Adult Advisory Group is
Professor David Brion
Monday 10am-9pm planning a dessert fundraiser
This exhibition traces Davis will speak at the
Tuesday 10am-9pm in time for a little pre
Douglass’ life under slavery University Theater. The
Wednesday 10am-9pm Valentine’s day celebrating).
and his daring journey to Pulitzer Prize winning
Thursday 10am-9pm freedom based upon author works with Gilder Various bakeries in the area
Friday 10am-6pm selected excerpts from Lehrman through his post are donating their delectables
Saturday 10am-6pm Douglass’ autobiography. at Yale. which we plan on serving at a
It highlights the role of fancy tea.
Sunday 1pm-5pm His latest book is Inhuman
literacy in enabling We hope to have copies of
Closed Legal Holidays Bondage: The Rise and Fall
Douglass to resist bondage Three Cups of Tea by Greg
of Slavery in the New
and, once free, to champion Mortenson available for
World. (306.362 DAVIS).
civil rights for all purchase, maybe even some
Library Board: Americans. Professor Davis’ appearance
Becky Mosbacher, Chair at the University is made
This exhibit will act as Pennies for Peace is sponsored
Kate Jackson possible through generous
an introduction for the by the Bozemanbased Central
Dr. John L. Brown help from the Friends of
Abraham Lincoln display Asia Institute.
Missoula Public Library.
Missoula Public Library
Rita Henkel, Alt.
Honore Bray 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion
Missoula Public Library Join Missoula Public Library’s new second Tuesday book group for a
discussion of Ivan Doig’s This House of Sky on Tuesday, January 9 at
7 p.m. in the large meeting room. The book, a memoir about growing up in rural Montana,
Kathleen Cross, Chair
was chosen as the 2006 One Book Montana selection by the Montana Center for the Book
and the Montana Humanities Council. Copies of the book are available for check out at
Friends of Missoula Public the library.
On February 13 we will be discussing Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham
Barbara Theroux, President
Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Copies of this book will be available for check out in
Vaun Stevens Book suggestions for future discussions will be taken at the first meeting and the group
will continue to meet on the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.
Page 2 News, Views, & To-dos
What‛s the Noise All Wide World Cinema Morningstar Financial
World Wide Cinema will be premier
ing the film Something Like Library users can now access a new
You will have noticed over that last
Happiness on Friday, January 13, at financial database—
few months the many changes in the
7:00 p.m. in the large meeting room. Morningstar.com Library Edition—
appearance of the Library. MPL was
part of a Federal audit of County This award winning film from the at the Missoula Public Library or
facilities for the Americans with Czech Republic, written and directed using a computer at home.
Disabilities Act (ADA) and was by Bohdan Slama, tells a story of 3 The Morningstar database will help
presented with a list of items which friends who grew up together in the you locate toprated stocks and
needed to be upgraded to meet ADA same housing project in a small funds, investments that meet
requirements. industrial city. Now adults, Tonik specific needs and company reports.
The library’s newly revamped park and Monika are drawn together The portfolio xray allows you to see
ing lot now features handicapped / again as their friend Dasha’s mental how investments fit together or how
van accessible parking with a handy state worsens and she is committed balanced or weighted a portfolio
sidewalk ramp. We also upgraded to an asylum. Monika volunteers to might be.
the public address system allowing look after Dasha’s children and
for clearer announcements through The help & education section has
Tonik offers his support and home for
out the building. And our new tips on how to better use the
this “family”. Something Like
website meets ADA requirements. product, a glossary to look up
Happiness is a funny, tender and
investment terms, and interactive
To complete our ADA improvements very human drama of passions and
classes to increase your financial
in the library we will be adding lives halfunderstood and veering out
handicap accessible drinking of control, shadowed by tragedy, but
fountains, making handicap shot through with hope. Come in and let the reference staff
accessible modifications to the show you how to begin using this
Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the film
downstairs restrooms, and upgrad powerful, informative, and fun
begins at 7:00 p.m. The short film
ing our public elevator. These are financial database. You may also
the most expensive improvements Backseat Bingo (US) will be shown at
use the remote access by going to
and will be completed as we find the the conclusion of Something Like
clicking on the Edatabases link and
3rd Thursday Book Discussion
Louise Erdrick’s novel, The Master Butcher’s Singing Club, is the January 18 pick. Please join this lively and fun
group each month in the Small Meeting Room at 7 p.m. For more information, call Clara Erickson at 2515921.
Cheap Date Night and is based on
The new website has a new link –
Recommended Reads! RR is a
Missoula Public Library is proud to
Missoula Public Library listing of all the Staff favorites at
present Oliver Stone’s latest film
will screen this movie on Friday the Missoula Public Library.
World Trade Center.
January 19, 2007. Doors will open at
This movie stars Nicholas Cage and Staff Picks are very popular and we
6:45 p.m. and the movie will start at
Michael Pena as two police officers seldom have more than a few on the
7 p.m.. The doors will be checked
from New York’s Port Authority who shelf (right underneath the New in
periodically until 7:30p.m..
are caught inside the towers as they NonFiction in the first stack). So,
As always, Missoula Public Library if you want to know what we’re
will supply the popcorn. Feel free to reading and enjoying, please follow
This movie was presented at the bring any nonalcoholic beverages the link to this list and you will find
Venice International Film Festival you may prefer. ALL our picks.
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Tiny 11 a.m. Family
Library Closed Tiny Tales Tiny Tales Tales & Preschool Storytime
New Year’s Storytime
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7 p.m. Family 10:30 a.m. 6 p.m. Y.A.A.C. 9:30 a.m. Friends 10:30 a.m. Tiny 11 a.m. Family
Storytime Tiny Tales Board Mtg Tales & Preschool Storytime
7 p.m. 2nd 10:30 a.m. Storytime
Tuesday Book Tiny Tales 7p.m. World Wide
Discussion ** Cinema **
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2 p.m. Sunday 10:30 a.m. 6 p.m. Library 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Tiny 11 a.m. Family
Music @ Your Library Closed Tiny Tales Board Meeting Tiny Tales Tales & Preschool Storytime
Library ** Martin Luther 7 p.m. 3rd Storytime
King Jr. Day Thursday Book 7 p.m. Cheap Date @
Discussion ** Your Library **
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7 p.m. Family 10:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Tiny 10:30 a.m. Tiny 11 a.m. Family
Storytime Tiny Tales Tales Training ** Tales & Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m. Storytime
Tiny Tales 6 p.m. Teens Only
After Hours Movie **
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7 p.m. Family 10:30 a.m. in the Newsletter
Storytime Tiny Tales
Missoula Public Libra NonProfit
301 E Main Organization
Missoula, MT 59802
Permit No. 569
Kid‛s Corner Plus
Tiny Tales Training
Due to the double feature, the first
Our Tuesday, Thursday and Friday movie will be starting at 6:45 p.m..
morning Tiny Tale programs are so
This after hours program is for teen
popular we have decided to train
agers only (1318). Teens are always
volunteers to help with them so we
can offer even more! welcome to join us at 6:00 p.m.
offered for babies, toddlers and their (when the library closes) for some
These programs are for babies thing to eat – this month think
grownups. We’d like to hire some
through the age of 36 months and tropical.
one to do these programs weekly. If
their grownups. We sing, learn
you have a program you think fits If you have any questions, please
fingerplays and listen to stories and
this description, please call us. feel free to contact Linette, Rita or
(See number above)
Marje at 7212665.
We will offer a training session for
volunteers on Thursday, Jan. 25 at
9:30 a.m. After the training, the Teens Only Movie Sunday Music @ MPL
new volunteers will observe a Tiny
Tales program to see how it really The Young Adult Advisory Council The University Congregational
works! For information or to regis has selected a double feature for Church’s Flute Choir will be
ter, call the Children’s Department January’s last Friday of the month performning on Sunday, January 14
at 7212665. movie. at 2 p.m.
We are also looking for people to They will be hosting Pirates of the This program is sponsored by the
offer baby/toddler centered programs Caribbean, the Curse of the Black Friends of Missoula Public Library.
that feature music, movement and Pearl, followed by Pirates of the
singing. These programs will be Caribbean, Dead Man’s Chest. Please come to the Library to hear
this wonderful group.