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The Bowman Regional Public Library is the beacon for arts, culture and literacy in southwestern North Dakota. We offer free Internet access (including Wi-Fi), public meeting rooms, a used book sale room, grand piano and public art space. We are your place for help with your Kindle®, iPad® or Nook®. Download books and audiobooks or check out one of our collection of 18,000 items. Sign up for a library card today and join an institution that can save you money.

Our Mission

The mission of the Bowman Regional Public Library is to serve the informational needs and wants of Bowman area residents.

Our Vision

The Bowman Regional Public Library will maintain its reputation for quality public service. The library will be known in the community and in the surrounding area as the place to go for knowledgeable, friendly assistance, whether you are looking for information, exploring your cultural heritage, pursuing a hobby or other interest, wish to stimulate your child’s interest in reading and literature, access the internet, advance your studies, improve your literacy, find a good book, or use the many other library resources and services.

Read our Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan PDF

View our Policies & Procedures

Policies & Procedures

Library Staff

Sarah Snavely, Library Director
Leah King, Librarian
Petra Larkin, Librarian

Board of Directors (City)

Scott Hardy, President
Syneva Arithson
Frank Eberle
Grace Rea
Jennifer Jones Wild

If you are interested in serving as a member of the Bowman Public Library City Board of Trustees, please contact the library, one of the current board members, or a member of the Bowman City Commission. Each term of office is three years. No member may serve for more than two consecutive terms and shall not be eligible for reappointment until one year after the expiration of his or her second term. The Board of Trustees meets once a month, currently the third Monday of the month at 7PM in the library.

Board of Directors (County)

Scott Hardy, President
Pine Abrahamson
Rob Braaten
Bill Bowman
Lynn Brackel
Ken Steiner
Sandi Tivis

Friends of the Library

The Library is currently working on establishing a Friends of the Library group. If you would like to be a part of this, call or email the Library director.

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