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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
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.
January 23: Fantasy book and making paper roses for Valentine’s Day
The Eye of the World By Robert Jordan. Also discuss Ken McCulloch’s synopsis of his unpublished third novel. RSVP by January 17 to get a copy of Ken’s synopsis and reserve craft supplies.
February 27: Fantasy (cont.) and finger knitting
Wrap up The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time). How does The first few TV episodes compare to the novel? and talk about your favorite book series. Please bring a yarn of your choice to participate in finger knitting.
March 27: Montana Author and more finger knitting
Under the Chinook Arch: Tales of a Montana Veterinarian By R. W. Gustafson. Bring your finger knitting project from last month to work on, or bring your favorite yarn to learn to start one.
April 24: Classics and spring wreath
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen. Join the discussion of this first published work by Jane Austen. Bring a wreath frame and some faux foliage to share with other readers.
May 22: Club Anniversary
The Jane Austen Book Club By Karen Joy Fowler. Bring your friends, a snack to share, and whatever craft project you are working on independently to the third anniversary of our book club. If you bring someone new or are someone new to our book club, you’ll be entered in for a prize!
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.
- Meeting via Zoom - Meeting ID: 882 2837 6538
- To attend by phone: 253-215-8782