Covid-19 Updates

Update to Road to Reopening Plan for Lewis & Clark Library:

At this time, all locations of Lewis & Clark Library have returned to almost full service. The Library does not have limits on the numbers of people in the buildings, nor are there time limits in place. Library meeting rooms are currently unavailable, and Library staff are not providing any in-person programs. We ask that our visitors consider wearing a mask while inside the building and that you maintain a safe physical distance. Click here to see the hours at each branch location:

How do I place holds?


Patrons can place holds on items from our catalog, from our MSC app, or by calling the Library at (406) 447-1690. Sign up for Shoutbomb, and receive text messages when your holds are available for pickup.

How do I return my books?


You can return your items to any Branch of the Lewis & Clark Library as well as one of the remote book drop locations. You may drop off your items at any one of these locations.

How do I get a library card?


All residents of Lewis and Clark County are eligible for a library card. To complete an online application, click here. For information on out of county cards, click here.

Can I donate my used books to the Library?


The Library is again able to accept limited donations. The Library can not take donations of text books, manuals, or old books. Most items are used for Library outreach programs. 

Covid-19 resources available in Lewis and Clark County

LC County

Click here to see more information about Covid-19 resources available to Lewis & Clark County area residents.