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In-Library Services

Passport applications, notary public, research help, and much more. Our librarians help you get it done.

Free Tax Form Printouts

No access to a printer? The IRS 1040 and the Montana Form-2 tax forms are now available to pick up at your Library during our regular Curbside Service hours (Monday-Saturday, 1-6 PM).

Simply pull into the garage, call the number on the parking stall sign, and your forms will be delivered to you. Initial copies of each form are free. Additional copies are 10 cents per page (exact change required).

If you are in need of a tax instruction booklet, other kinds of forms, multiple copies of forms, or have questions about what MPL provides, please contact the Library at (406) 721-2665, email us, or use this website’s chat feature to make advance arrangements with a librarian. 

Need a Passport?

Note: Beginning May 3, library users will be able to schedule passport services by calling (406) 721-2665, and register in advance for notary or research assistance through the Library’s website or by phone.

We’re a U.S. Passport Acceptance Facility. Speak with one of our certified passport agents to learn more about this service and to schedule an appointment to submit an application

To Apply:

Visit the U.S. Department of State’s website to view requirements and print applications (print single-sided only). Or speak with a passport agent at the library.

You must apply in person, including minors.

Appointments are strongly recommended.

Passport on table

More Reference Services

Notary Public

MPL offers free notarization services to the general public. If you need a notarization, call ahead at (406)721-2665.

Exam Proctoring

We're qualified to proctor or administer exams for students taking distance learning courses. There is no charge. Call (406)721-2665 and ask for a reference librarian.
Reservations are encouraged.

Genealogical Research

We can assist you with your research into family history, Montana history, and more! For one-on-one service, visit us on Level Three of the library.

Web on Wheels Bus

Technology Help

Have questions about technology?  We can help you:

Our Web-on-Wheels bus offers in-depth technology help with computers, phones, and tablets. Call us or text "OK" to (406)541-8400.

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