About the Department

Stillwater County Library is a full-service public library located in Columbus, Montana. Books, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, and magazines are available for checkout.  Also available in the library are newspapers, public access computers, free wi-fi, printing, copying, and faxing services.

Quick Links

  • Online Library Catalog
    Browse our online catalog, place holds, and access your account information.
  • NEW! 3D Printer File-Sharing Database
  •  Montana Library 2 Go
    Downloadable E-books and Audiobooks.
  • Heritage Quest Genealogy 
  • NEW! Free Resume Builder
    A FREE resume builder service for libraries and schools. We are committed to helping employees find stability and success in the job market.
  • World Book Encyclopedia
    World Book Encyclopedia online. From pre-k to high school and beyond, there are databases for every learner at every level. It is a powerful reference tool that allows you to navigate through stories, games. videos, research tools, interactive maps, and more.
    Username: swclhome
    Password: discovery
  • BookFlix
    Fun for kids! Books and animations.
    Login: slibrary, password: circ
  • Montana Cadastral
    Research land ownership. Results may include real estate data, parcel information, and tax parcel information for the last three years.
  • Montana Memory Project
    Digital archives from Montana libraries.
  • Ready 2 Read
    Early literacy tips and tricks.
  • Montana Field Guide
    Detailed info for all Montana’s plants and animals.
    Create custom field guides for species known to occur in particular areas of Montana at Species Snapshot.
  • Other great resources available at the library:
    Genealogy Research & One-on-one Tech Help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question:  Do you offer computer classes?

Answer:  Yes! Please contact us for a one on one instruction session!

Featured Links


  • Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Sunday: CLOSED

Library Calendar of Events


27 N. 4th Street
PO Box 266
Columbus, MT 59019
(406) 322-8071


Jennifer Ball Director

Pamela Aumueller Youth Programs Coordinator

Kayli Howard Library Clerk

Devin Matthews Library Clerk

Melissa Codner Library Marketing & Admin Assistant