Welcome to Your Big Sky Library

  • The Big Sky Library contains a wealth of print and digital resources for academic needs, personal interests, and reading enjoyment. Our goal is to enrich your learning environment to ensure students and staff are effective producers and consumers of ideas and information.

School Closure Resources

  • During school closure, please continue to enjoy access to library resources and reach out to us at bigskylibrary@mcpsmt.org with any questions.

     

    Overdrive app enjoy eBooks and audiobooks picture of app on three devices

     MCPS Library Overdrive 

    To Access Materials:

    Students: Enter your 7 digit school ID number (ex. 1009999)
    Staff: Add zeros to your staff ID to make 7 digits (Ex. 0012345 or 0123456) 

     

    SYNC Audiobooks

     

    To access free audiobook downloads: Register at audiobooksync.com, then use the free Sora app to add the "AudiobookSYNC" library. Be sure to borrow and download the titles for the week before the next week's titles start. All titles are free for one week, but you can't go back and get title's you missed from previous weeks. If you don't want to miss anything, you can get text reminders by texting "SYNCYA" to 25827. 

     

    JLG @Home  

    JLG @ Home

    To access more free ebooks and audiobooks (multiple users can read or listen to the same titles at once), follow the link and select Elementary, Middle, or High School Stream.

     

    Audible Stories audiobooks no account needed

      Audible Stories (click and listen audiobooks)

    Discover audiobooks in English, Spanish, German, French, and Italian. Use the search or select categories like "Teen" or "Classics."

     

    Request Open eBooks app Code

    Request Open eBooks Code (you must be logged into MCPS email to request)

    Getting Started with the Open eBooks App

    The Open eBooks app is available to Title I Schools. Use the button or the link above to request your unique code and PIN, which you should only have to enter one time per device. You must be logged in to your MCPS email (student or staff) in order to request a code. Check out the Getting Started doc for more info.

     

    Request Database Passwords

    Request Library Database Passwords for Home Use

     

    Library YouTube Channel

    Big Sky Library YouTube Channel

Free Office 365 for Students

  • Students can sign up for a free license for Office 365 for Education by visiting the Microsoft Education page

    Be sure to use your MCPS student email (@student.mcpsmt.org) to sign up.

Hours

  • BSHS Library: 
    Mon - Thurs
    7:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
     
    Friday
    7:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Big Sky MPL Branch: 
    Mon - Wed
    3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     
    Thursday
    2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Get a Library Card/Volunteer Information

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    Big Read            Sign up for MPL card
     
     
    Want to volunteer in the Big Sky Library?
     
    Contact either Becky or Junell @ 406-728-2400  ext. 8049
    Also, please complete the MCPS Volunteer Application.