The Audra Browman Research Room contains one of the most extensive collections of materials on Montana to be found anywhere. This non-circulating collection features Microfiche readers capable of scanning or printing, a dedicated Genealogy and Topographic Map computer, and a typewriter.
The Montana Collection includes:
Our Genealogy Collection is the most developed in the state for genealogy information on Missoula County, Lake County, Granite County, Mineral County, Sanders County, Ravalli County, and to a lesser degree Lincoln County. The genealogy computer provides access to Heritage Quest, Ancestry.com, and the Montana State Death Index. Visit our Genealogy page to find out more about the in-house and online services MPL has to offer.
USGS Topographic Maps of Montana and Idaho are available through a customizable print-on-demand program in the library's Audra Browman Room. The 11x17 maps are $2 on standard paper and $3 on weatherproof paper. Stop by the Reference Desk for more information.
A wealth of information on Montana is also available online:
Montana Information Portal
Montana Historical Society
Montana Memory Project
Additional Montana websites can be found on our Montana Online Resources page.