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Download audiobooks and ebooks for your computer, e-reader, portable media player, or tablet.

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Class or Group Library Visit

During your tour or group visit to ImagineIF, we can provide:

  • Stories and book talks for preschoolers through eighth graders.
  • A tour of the building highlighting resources appropriate for preschool through twelfth grade.
  • An overview of resources in a subject area.
  • Library card registration: Please see the section on library cards below.

We appreciate at least two weeks notice of groups coming to use the library, even if you don’t need any special services. We cannot schedule your visit more than three months in advance.

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Liquor License

Establishments must register with the State of Montana first at (406) 444-6900. Fee is based on the determination of the State and is paid to both the State and the County.

Seniors for Seniors Program

FCAS offers a senior cat for seniors program! Senior cats over the age of 7 years are free of charge for loving homes of seniors ages 65 years or older (proof of age required). 

Check out our adoptable cat page to find the senior cat for you! Adoptions are by appointment only.

Animal Shelter
Microchip Identification

FCAS offers microchip identification for all dogs and cats of Flathead County at a low cost of $25.00. Microchipping is a safe and secure way to identify ownership and help get lost pets home.

Animal Shelter
Adopt a Pet

FCAS schedules adoptable pet showings by appointment only. Please call (406) 752-1310 to schedule a showing.

Animal Shelter
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School District Lookup

Find school district information for any address in Flathead County.

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Septic Permit Lookup

Find Septic Permits in Flathead County.

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Flathead County is accepting applications for the following positions. Applications submitted for a position are received and reviewed by the corresponding department on a weekly basis. Timely submission of applications is encouraged for consideration. Job postings may close at any time without notice.

Human Resources
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Interactive Mapping Application (IMA)

Flathead County's premier source for land record information.  Search property details, view district boundaries, link to appraisal information, and download surveys of record.

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Flathead Grows Seed Library

Flathead Grows! Seed Library, creating a better quality of life through health, relationships, and a sustainable connection to local food resources.

We’re excited to announce our partnership with the Good Seed Company to bring the Flathead Grows! Seed Library to ImagineIF Columbia Falls. Stop in, get free seeds, grow locally, and enjoy!

Here’s how it works:

  1. Take seeds – Take a seed packet or two, a few seeds will grow a great harvest.
  2. Grow – Need help? Take a flyer, attend a workshop, or find a book, we have resources!
  3. Enjoy – Harvest your veggies, trim your herbs, and smell your flowers.
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Floodplain Lookup

Flood Plain information in Flathead County.

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Snow and Ice Removal

From October 1st through March 31st, County roads are cleared of snow and ice. We DO NOT utilize a "Bare Pavement" removal process.

Road and Bridge
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Homeowner's Guide

Home Ignition Zone work will give your home a chance of surviving a wildland fire; and will keep our Firefighters safer when they are protecting your home.

Fire Service Area
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Science Connect

ImagineIF is excited to announce Science Connect: Lending Tools For Discovery, a new experience at ImagineIF that encourages adults and families to make science happen through exploration and participation in real research projects. Through the Science Connect program, the community is encouraged to take part in Citizen Science, the participation and collaboration of the public in scientific research to increase scientific knowledge.

Study Kits Available:

  • Astronomy
  • Nature Watching
  • Altazimuth Reflector Telescope
  • Native Plant Garden
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Tech Connect

ImagineIF Libraries is excited to offer Tech Connect, another great solution to help meet your needs for free access to information. You can check out a Wi-Fi Hotspot to connect to the internet wherever there is cellular service. Kits containing an iPad and a Wi-Fi Hotspot are also available for checkout. Call or stop into any ImagineIF location to place a hold on a device.

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Homebound Service

ImagineIF, in a partnership with the Friends of the Library, provides home delivery of library materials to customers who are unable to visit the library due to age, illness, accident, or disability. The Homebound Service may be provided temporarily or long-term.

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Absentee Voter Registration

In order to receive an absentee ballot, a voter must apply through the Flathead County Election Department. A voter may request a ballot for just the upcoming current election by completing an Application for Absentee Ballot and receive ballots for all elections during the current calendar year.

The application must be made by noon the day before the election.

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Legal Assistance

Information on powers of attorney, living wills, reverse mortgage loans, etc. Agency on Aging works with a local attorney to offer 30-minute (Pro bono, Free) counseling sessions. For more information please call the Agency on Aging office.

Agency on Aging

Page Last Updated: Dec 15, 2022