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 22,000 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
Petra Larkin, Librarian
Kaitlin Brooks, Assistant Librarian

Board of Directors (City)

Jennifer Jones Wild, President
Ed Kvaale, Vice President
Edna Paulson
Jean Nudell
Darrell West

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. 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 4 PM in the library.

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.