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Our Mission Statement:

Enriching our community, Igniting curiosity, and Nourishing minds

Our Core Values:

We welcome everyone.

We are knowledgeable, creative, and committed to excellence.

We believe in literary freedom and diversity.

We respect each other and all of our guests.

Our Goals and Objectives:

1. Provide access and availability to an array of resources that promote literacy and life-long learning opportunities.

2. Maintain and update the library facility, grounds, and bookmobile to provide an environment that is welcoming, safe, and comfortable.

3. Ensure that the community is served by a friendly, welcoming, knowledgeable, and professional team committed to excellent customer service.

4. Provide opportunities for community members of all ages to learn, create, and acquire new information and skills through innovative library programming and community partnerships.

5. Provide access to current technology and connections to the digital world.

6. Promote the library’s services and programs while working actively to enhance the quality of life in our community.

Want to learn more? Read our Strategic Plan Here

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Hours of Operation
Mon, Nov 28 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Nov 29 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 30 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 01 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 02 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 03 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 04 Closed

139 Third Street West
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601
Tel: 701 456 7700
Fax: 701 456 7702


Billings County Resource Center
Mon, Nov 28 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Tue, Nov 29 Closed
Wed, Nov 30 Closed
Thu, Dec 01 Closed
Fri, Dec 02 Closed
Sat, Dec 03 Closed
Sun, Dec 04 Closed

350 Broadway
Medora, ND 58645
Tel: 701-623-4868

Prairie Resource Center
Mon, Nov 28 Closed
Tue, Nov 29 Closed
Wed, Nov 30 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Thu, Dec 01 Closed
Fri, Dec 02 Closed
Sat, Dec 03 Closed
Sun, Dec 04 Closed

12793 20th Street South West
Fairfield, ND 58627
Tel: 701-475-4773