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Library Book Clubs

Library Book Clubs

4th Thursday Book Club

Adult Book ClubBook 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 p.m. upstairs in the library’s community room. It is open to young adult and up in age and new members are always welcome.

The 2021 schedule for the upcoming months is as follows:

No book club in November and December.

January 28 – Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
February 25 – Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
March 18 – The Royal Wulff Murders by Keith McCafferty (meeting 1 week early)
March 25 – The Royal Wulff Murders by Keith McCafferty One Book Belgrade Event (view the recording of this event by visiting belgradelibrary.org/one-book-belgrade)
April 22– The Ladies of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough
May 27– The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
June 24 – Wonder by R.J. Palacio
July 22 – Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
August 26 – Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth
September 23 – What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
October 28 – My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier

Mystery Book Club – 2nd Thursday

mystery book clubBook discussion, opinion-sharing, and lots of fun! The Mystery Book Club meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. downstairs in the library director’s office. It is open to young adult and up in age and new members are always welcome.

The Mystery Book Club is currently on hiatus.

Copies of the above book club selection will be available at the circulation desk. Book club members get priority for checkout. Contact the library at bcl@belgradelibrary.org or 388-4346 and ask for Kathleen to sign up!

MT Association for the Blind Bozeman Chapter Book Club

The Montana Association for the Blind ( Bozeman Chapter) welcomes sighted, visually impaired, and blind adults to a monthly book club. Scheduled for the third Monday of the month in 2021 and the fourth of the month Monday in 2022 at 2:00PM (unless otherwise noted). Each month has a theme (January: Science Fiction; February: Romance; March: Montana Author; etc.). 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.
 
Discussion Leader Bio:
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 circulation desk if you need assistance!

The schedule for the remainder of 2021 is:
October 18 – Mystery – Aunt Dimity’s Death by Nancy Atherton
November 15 – Individual Nonfiction Selections
December 20 – Individual Poetry Selections


The upcoming schedule for 2022 is:
January 24 – Science Fiction – The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 28* – Romance – Mystic and Rider by Sharon Shinn
March 28*/April 25 – Montana Author/Fantasy – Eragon by Christopher Paolini
May 23 – Classics – Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
June 27 – Clubs – The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
July 25 – Inspiration/Guest Author – Deerfield Unvisited by Kenneth McCulloch
August 22 – Disabilities – Breath by Martha Mason
September 26 – Children’s Literature – Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
October 24 – Mystery – The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
November 28 – Non-fiction – Independent selections
December TBA – Poetry – Independent selections

*Note: In February and March, the book club will be meeting in the adult book section rather than the upstairs meeting room. We will continue to theme snacks to our monthly book selections.

Everyone is welcome! You don’t have to be a member of the Montana Association of the Blind (Bozeman chapter) or be blind to participate.

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 (click to log on) Meeting ID: 882 2837 6538
To attend by phone: (253) 215-8782

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