Library Book Clubs

4th Thursday Book Club

Book discussion, opinion-sharing, refreshments, and lots of fun! The 4th Thursday of the Month Book Club meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm upstairs in the library's community room. It is open to young adult and up in age and new members are always welcome.

The 2023 schedule for the upcoming months is as follows:

  • January 26 - The Last Green Valley by Mark Sullivan
  • February 23 - Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • March 23 - Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
  • April 27 - The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton
  • May 25 - My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Bachman
  • June 22 - Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • July 27 - The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
  • August 24 - The Girl With Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee
  • September 28 - The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray
  • October 26 - Work Song by Ivan Doig
  • No book club in November and December.

Montana Association for the Blind (MAB) Bozeman Chapter Book & Craft Club

Montana Association for the Blind (MAB)The Montana Association for the Blind (Bozeman Chapter) welcomes sighted, visually impaired, and blind adults to a monthly Book & Craft Club. Everyone is welcome!

Scheduled for the fourth of the month Monday in 2022 from 1-3PM (unless otherwise noted). Each month has a theme and discussions emphasize connections between literature and like experiences in our personal lives and understanding societal context at different times in history. Light refreshments are provided. RSVP not required, and participants do not need to be members of the association to attend. For questions, please contact Lori Parker at 828-421-4838.

2023 Schedule:

October 23: Mystery Month and rubber band powered paper butterflies

Open Season by C.J. Box will be the discussed book

November 27: Nonfiction month and paper pinwheels

Read a nonfiction book of choice and come explain to the group why they should or should not read the book. Our craft for the month is intended to be paper pinwheels (subject to change).


Our location and date has not been set for December yet, but we will be doing our usual poetry reading at a local café to acknowledge the most festive time of the year.

Discussion Leader Biography

Lori Parker is the Vice President of the Montana association for the Blind (Bozeman Chapter), a Braille instructor, a virtual personal assistant, and a jewelry designer. Lori read 300+ books per year before becoming a mother; now she's down to around 100. She lives in Belgrade with her son, Samwise, Who loves to curl up with his mama and Reid.

Participants in this book club are responsible for getting their own copies of the books. Ask at the Public Services Desk if you need assistance!

Zoom is also available for those who can't attend in person. Zoom is also our back up plan for if the library discontinues in-person meetings; we will still have book discussions on zoom.