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Planning Documents
The Library's Strategic Plan and site study reports can be found on the Additional Resources and Reports page.

Billings Public Library Foundation
The Billings Public Library Foundation was instrumental in supporting the new library with a pledge of $5 million towards the cost of the project. Learn more about the Billings Public Library Foundation.

Genealogy Room Assistance
A member of the Yellowstone Genealogy Forum is usually available to help with research in the Genealogy Room Monday through Friday from 1 to 3 pm, and also on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30.

Heritage Quest Online

Search for family history; including books, census records, local histories, Revolutionary War records and more.

Early Billings Newspapers - Vitals, Indexes, Archives
Find vital statistics on early residents of Billings with notations on births, deaths, business licenses and other records as reported in the Billings Gazette, Billings Herald, and Billings Post from 1882-1901. Also find Billings Gazette Indexes for 1930-1939, and 1940-1949, along with digital archives of recent editions of the Billings Gazette starting with January 2013, and an assortment of early papers from 1929 to 1970. Search the Billings Gazette’s historic newspaper pages from 1899-1909 at Chronicling America on the Library of Congress website.

Early Billings City Directories
Billings residents and businesses from 1883-1904, as published in the city directories.

Montana & Yellowstone County Resources
View genealogy resources from Montana and Yellowstone County, including links to historic Montana newspapers archived at the Library of Congress.

Nearby State / Province Genealogy Resources
View genealogy resources from states and provinces adjoining Montana: Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Wyoming.

Other Genealogy Reference Links
Visit other genealogy sites on the Internet. Among the over 80 websites listed are some of the best genealogy reference sites on the internet, including the U.S. National Archives, and the U.S. and World Genweb project homepages.