Upcoming Uptown Events  

July

through August 10 --  The Butte Silver Bow Public Library invites you to Challenge Yourself to a Good Summer Read for a chance to win a Kindle Paperwhite.  To participate, start by reading a book of your choice—try a new author, series, genre—fill out our review form and turn it in at the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the main branch.  Each review is worth a chance to win a Kindle Paperwhite.  Need help finding a book to read—Ask a Librarian! Drawing rules: Open to those 12 and older, book must be read between June 15 and August 10, 2016.  Reviews must be received by August 12 as the August 15th drawing is final.  You do not need to be present to win.

through August -- The Carle Gallery at the Butte Silver Bow Public Library present the exhibition: John Carle @the Carle. The exhibition consists of all of the works currently held by The Carle Gallery by the late, John Carle (for whom the gallery is named). Carle was one of Butte’s most well-known artists whose use of vibrant color made street scenes come to life. The majority of the paintings currently on display are from his “Bar Series” and feature which included Metals Bank, Club 13, and the M&M . For more information, contact Shari Curtis at 406-723-3361 ex. 6302 or email scurtis@buttepubliclibrary.info.

through August -- Summer Tech Space Tuesdays-Fridays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the third floor of the main branch of the Butte-Silver Bow Public Library. The Big Butte room will host Wii games, Lego creations, and Minecraft hangouts. Kids can get out of the house and play with friends at BSBPL Library where they can create, make, and build. For more information, contact Shari Curtis at 406-723-3361 ex. 6302 or email at Programming.bsbpl@gmail.com.

July 30 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

August

August 5 -- Uptown Art Walk. For details, visit Uptown Butte Artwalk on Facebook.

August 6 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

August 6 -- Butte-Silver Bow Public Library presents Laura Lee Yates’s presentation of her new book “Bound for the Western Sea” at 1 pm at the Main Branch.  Travel with Lewis & Clark, their brotherhood of daring young men, a Shoshone girl with a baby on her back and the narrator, Meriwether’s loyal Newfoundland dog Seaman as the Corps of Discovery heads into the uncharted West on an American adventure you’ll never forget. Costumed readings by the author and period music performed by Harry Harpoon.  There will be a special appearance by Venus, a half-Bermese Mountain dog, who will play the part of the Corps' dog, Seaman.   Novel & presentation appropriate for fun-loving adults & eager young readers ten years & up. Great for history buffs and animal lovers. For more information, contact Shari at 406-723-3361 ext. 6302 or email at Programming.bsbpl@gmail.com.

August 6 --Butte-Silver Bow Public Library presents debut author and local resident, John Zurak who will talk about his book, Kata’s Father at the Main Branch.  The book follows the story of Mato and Mirko Pavlovic as the transform from innocent children from the Sutjeska Mountains to young men full of dreams.  As the brothers grow and change with the seasons, so too does change sweep through their small village in the untamed highlands where wild creatures and haunting mysteries roam.  The wealth leaves the mountains as Tito’s Communist regime threatens to bring upheaval that will change the landscape forever. Following the presentation, copies of the book will be available for purchase and can be signed by the author. For more information about this program, contact Shari at 406-723-3361 ex. 6302 or email at Programming.bsbpl@gmail.com.

August 9 -- Butte-Silver Bow Public Library hosts Hugh Grinnell at 6 pm on the 3rd Floor of the Main Branch as he lectures on George “Bird” Grinnell. George Bird Grinnell began his more than 40 years of exploration into the “West” the summer of his graduation where he developed his attitudes about protecting wildlife, conserving water and forests, and protecting the land for U.S. citizens and the lifestyles of the Native Americans. Hugh Grinnell, distant cousin of George Bird Grinnell, impersonates his cousin in period costume and tells his story in a live presentation using projections of historical photos, maps, and quotes to provide a living, first-person presentation of Bird Grinnell’s story.  The audience does not “hear about” historical events; it experiences them. For more information about this program, contact Shari at 406-723-3361 ex. 6302 or email at Programming.bsbpl@gmail.com.

August 12-14 -- Montana Irish Festival at the Original. For more information visit an-ri-ra-montana-irish-festival/ or on Facebook at MontanaGaelicCulturalSociety.

August 13 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

August 20 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

August 27-- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

September

September 2 -- Uptown Art Walk. For details, visit Uptown Butte Artwalk on Facebook.

September 3 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

September 9-10 -- Original Festival at the Original Mineyard.

September 10 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

September 17 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

September 24 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

October

October 1 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

October 7 -- Uptown Art Walk. For details, visit Uptown Butte Artwalk on Facebook.