Museum of the Rockies supports Montana libraries through summer reading programs. Through a partnership with the Montana State Library, Museum of the Rockies provides free activities, lessons, and materials to support Montana libraries with each years’ Collaborative Summer Library Program

Please email with questions about the Summer Reading Program.

Digging into Dinosaurs
with Museum of the Rockies

Do you DIG dinosaurs? Join Museum of the Rockies for a three-part series all about PALEONTOLOGY! Museum of the Rockies has one of the largest collections of dinosaur fossils in the United States, and we want to share them with YOU! In this virtual series, you will learn about Montana’s dinosaurs and geology, take a virtual guided tour of the Hall of Horns and Teeth, and ask questions to our paleontologists. Attend all three programs and receive a Junior Paleontologist certificate, signed by our John R. Horner Curator of Paleontology Dr. John Scannella! 

Each program will take place on Zoom and will be 30 – 45 minutes in length.

Montana Dinosaurs 101
Join us to learn all about Montana’s dinosaurs! From Tyrannosaurus rex to Triceratops, Montana is home to some of the world’s best dinosaur discoveries. In this program, you will learn where some of Museum of the Rockies’ best fossils have been discovered in the state, and why Montana’s geology is perfect for some of the world’s most famous dinosaurs.

Tour: Hall of Horns and Teeth
Have you ever wanted to walk with dinosaurs? Take a tour of Museum of the Rockies’ famous Hall of Horns and Teeth on this VIRTUAL exploration! We will be walking you through the galleries to get up-close with some of the museum’s most scientifically important dinosaurs, answering your questions along the way.

Ask a Paleontologist
How do you become a paleontologist? What are the different jobs within paleontology? Bring your questions for a LIVE Q&A with one of the museum's paleontologists and learn about the schooling, skills, and smarts needed to dig dinosaurs for a living. We will be answering your questions live, so be sure to bring your curiosity and your best questions!