West Yellowstone Public Library
About Us

About Us

Welcome to the library!


  • The library offers a diverse collection of both fiction and non-fiction materials for adults, early readers, juveniles, and young adults.
  • Want to learn about this beautiful area? The Montana Room has a variety of Montana and Yellowstone-related non-fiction books with an extensive fly-fishing collection.
  • Inter-library loan cooperative system with other regional libraries.
  • The kid’s area is complete with books and toys.
  • Free high-speed WiFi access! Available in the library as well as in the surrounding parking area. Password available at the front desk.
  • Public computers.
  • Continuous book sale! Paperbacks are $.50 and hardcovers are $1.00.
  • WiFi Hot Spots are available for check out to permanent card holders.
  • The library has a meeting room that can be booked. Call or e-mail for more information.
  • Proctoring by appointment, email, or call the library for details and to schedule.
  • Summer outdoor patio.
  • Copy machine for black & white or color copies. (Faxing not available).

Library card issuance policy:

To obtain a library card at West Yellowstone Public Library, the patron must present a government-issued photo ID along with proof of residence or employment (permanent or seasonal) within Gallatin County, Island Park, and some areas of Yellowstone National Park. Proof of residence or employment includes, but is not limited to, driver’s licenses, mail, rental/lease agreements, employment contracts, utility bills, paychecks/stubs, informational letters from employers, etc. Acceptance of any document provided is at the discretion of the library staff.


Michele DesRochers, Director

Megan Mentzer, Staff Librarian

Trent Redfield, Staff Librarian

Koda, Public Relations

EST. 1981

West Yellowstone Public Library Board of Trustees: Mike Bryers, board chair, Alma Clark, Magen Crowley, Sarah Heames, and Paulina Salinas-Diaz. The West Yellowstone Public Library Board of Trustees meets the first Thursday of every other month, the meetings are open and the public is welcome. Prior meeting minutes are available at the library.

West Yellowstone Public Library Foundation Board: Julie Hannaford, board chair, Mike Aderhold, secretary, Glenna Kelly, treasurer, Nancy Meyer, Emily Jehle, Kathy Stirling, Andy Stirling, and Chris Anderson. The West Yellowstone Public Library Foundation Board meets quarterly, the meetings are open and the public is welcome. Contact the library for dates of meetings.

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