Bonner County ID Library

Find Bonner County, Idaho libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches. Libraries provide information on applications, borrowing books, ebooks, library programs, online databases and research.

East Bonner County Library District - Sandpoint Library 1407 Cedar Street Sandpoint ID 83864 208-263-6930

West Bonner Library District 219 Main Street Priest River ID 83856 208-448-2207

West Bonner Library District - Blanchard Branch 412 Railroad Ave Blanchard ID 83804 208-437-0801

About Bonner County Libraries

Bonner County Libraries are institutions that stores and make available collections of books, periodicals, electronic databases, and other information sources to either the general public or a specific group of patrons in Bonner County, ID. Library collections may also include musical recordings, films, and other cultural materials. In addition to making their physical and electronic collections available to patrons, Bonner County Libraries organize and sponsor a wide range of programs and activities that complement their collections.

You may contact the Library for questions about:
  • Public Libraries near you
  • Bonner County Library catalogs and collections
  • Library research facilities and databases
  • Bonner County Library cards
  • Library programs and events
Bonner County Public Libraries

Bonner County Public Libraries are Bonner County or local government operations. While registration and a Bonner County library card are usually required, access to most of the materials and services offered at a Public Library is generally free. Physical items may be borrowed and electronic materials accessed without an additional fee. While registration and the issuance of a card may be limited to residents of the jurisdiction served by a Public Library, most Libraries honor cards from other Public Libraries near Bonner County and many participate in programs that allow for inter-library loans. In larger jurisdictions, the Public Library may consist of a main Library building with additional satellite facilities referred to as Bonner County Library Branches.

Bonner County Academic Libraries are typically housed at colleges and universities primarily for the benefit of students and faculty, though some may open their collections and services to residents of the surrounding communities. Idaho State Libraries primarily serve as repositories for state documents to support research by ID employees and legislators, though they are also open to the general public.

Special Library Collections

In addition to the general collections found in a Bonner County Public Library, special collections may be available that emphasize local history and institutions or unique aspects of the community. Special collections may have value as historical artifacts and may not be available for circulation outside of the Idaho Library facility.

Bonner County Public Library Programs

Bonner County Public Libraries make computers available on site for patrons' research activities and to provide access to their electronic databases and publications. Public Libraries also frequently offer programs and services that support patrons in job searches, Bonner County genealogy research, small business development, or legal research. Book readings by authors and a variety of entertainment events may also be presented, such as musical performances, poetry readings, and children's events.