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Country Bookshelf Book Club

03/26/2019 - 7:00PM

The Country Bookshelf Book Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7pm upstairs at the store. The book club is open to the public and we are always happy to see new faces! Please join us for some fun and interesting discussion about great books! This month we'll be discussing Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood: Father Greg Lockwood is unlike any Catholic priest you have ever met--a man who lounges in boxer shorts, loves action movies, and whose constant jamming on the guitar...

Author Event with GennaRose Nethercott

04/02/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us in welcoming GennaRose Nethercott, winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series Competition, as she debuts her boldly original and visceral collection, The Lumberjack's Dove. More about The Lumberjack's Dove The Lumberjack's Dove brings to bear an enchanting fabulist sensibility in her haunting story of a woodsman who cuts his hand off with an axe--only to watch it shapeshift into a dove. Nethercott's striking inciting image gives way to what Pulitzer Prize-winner and former Poet...

Author Event with Michael Earl Craig

04/09/2019 - 6:00PM

In the world of Michael Earl Craig's poems, anything can happen. Join us for an evening of humorous and wildly inventive poems from a master of absurdist poetic theater. More about Woods and Clouds Interchangeable With his fifth collection of poems, Michael Earl Craig delivers a fresh set of tableaux that have us squinting aslant at the ordinary. Dexterously constructed, the scenes, conversations, letters, instructions, stories, bios, and little fables of Woods and Clouds Interchangeable...

Author Event with Michael Earl Graig

04/09/2019 - 6:00PM

In the world of Michael Earl Craig's poems, anything can happen. Join us for an evening of humorous and wildly inventive poems from a master of absurdist poetic theater. More about Woods and Clouds Interchangeable With his fifth collection of poems, Michael Earl Craig delivers a fresh set of tableaux that have us squinting aslant at the ordinary. Dexterously constructed, the scenes, conversations, letters, instructions, stories, bios, and little fables of Woods and Clouds Interchangeable...

Author Event with John Pavlovitz

04/14/2019 - 3:00PM

Join us, along with The Compassion Project, in welcoming pastor, blogger, and author John Pavlovitz, in talk about the state of the world and the values of the leaders tasked with repairing it. Holding tightly to hope, his new book, Hope and Other Superpowers: A Life-Affirming, Love-Defending, Butt-Kicking, World-Saving Manifesto, is an impassioned plea for his followers to do the same More about Hope and Other Superpowers Overwhelmed by the news cycle and the state of affairs in our...

Forever Young Adult Bozeman Book Club

04/15/2019 - 6:00PM

Forever Young Adult is a book club for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." From book reviews to TV crushes, it's basically a non-stop internet slumber party, and you're totally invited! This month we'll be reading Zodiac by Romina Russel. At the dawn of time, there were 13 Houses in the Zodiac Galaxy. Now only 12 remain....Rhoma Grace is a 16-year-old student from House Cancer with an unusual way of reading the stars. While her classmates use measurements to make accurate...

Author Event with Melissa Kwasny

04/16/2019 - 6:00PM

Melissa Kwasny's Putting on the Dog discusses the hotly debated topic of the use of animals in fashion. Join us in unpacking this exploration of cultural narratives, animal rights, and the slow fashion movement in a neutral context. More about Putting on the Dog Putting on the Dog explores the age-old relationship between humans and animals, providing fascinating details about the historic use of animals as clothing. In the exploratory spirit of The Orchid Thief and The...

Author Event with Pierre Jarawan

04/18/2019 - 6:00PM

"Jarawan has produced a fairytale that could be straight out of One Thousand and One Nights. From the very beginning, you float away on the story as if on a flying carpet." --NRC Join us on this adventure as we welcome Pierre Jarawan to the Country Bookshelf. More about The Storyteller  From Germany to Beirut, The Storyteller follows the turbulent search of a son for a father whose heart has never stopped yearning for his homeland, Lebanon. Samir leaves the safety and comfort of his...

Wonderlust Mystery Series Book Discussion

04/18/2019 - 12:00PM

The Wonderlust Mystery Series is a book discussion series searching for clues, solving puzzles and catching the bad guys within the wide world of mystery novels. The current series is focused on The P.I. or private eye novel is a subgenre of the mystery novel, featuring tough guys and gals who are looking for trouble. Some may be ex-cops, some just fall into the profession accidentally, but all are smart cookies who usually get their man (or woman!). We’ll discuss the differences between...

Book Release Party with Allen Morris Jones

04/24/2019 - 6:00PM

We're incredibly excited to welcome Allen Morris Jones back to Country Bookshelf to celebrate the release of his newest novel, Sweeney on the Rocks.  More about Sweeney on the Rocks A former Brooklyn wise guy is exiled via Witness Protection to small town Montana, where he spends the next decade paying penance for his earlier life—only to see it all potentially shot to hell when his past catches up to him. Ted Sweeney. Affable everyman in small town Montana. Tailgate hung on with baling...

Author Event with Allen Morris Jones

04/24/2019 - 6:00PM

We're incredibly excited to welcome Allen Morris Jones back to Country Bookshelf to celebrate the release of his newest novel, Sweeney on the Rocks.  More about Sweeney on the Rocks A former Brooklyn wise guy is exiled via Witness Protection to small town Montana, where he spends the next decade paying penance for his earlier life—only to see it all potentially shot to hell when his past catches up to him. Ted Sweeney. Affable everyman in small town Montana. Tailgate hung on with baling...

Author Event with Diane Les Becquets

04/25/2019 - 6:00PM

Diane Les Becquets newest novel, The Last Woman in the Forest, is praised as an elegantly written thriller, beautifully paced and twisty. More about The Last Woman in the Forest The national bestselling author of Breaking Wild delivers a riveting and haunting thriller about a woman who fears that the greatest threat to her survival could be the man she loves… Marian Engström has found her true calling: working with rescue dogs to help protect endangered wildlife. Her first...

Indie Bookstore Day!

04/27/2019 - 9:30AM


Independent Bookstore Day

04/27/2019 - 9:30AM


Wonderlust Mystery Series Book Discussion

05/16/2019 - 12:00PM

The Wonderlust Mystery Series is a book discussion series searching for clues, solving puzzles and catching the bad guys within the wide world of mystery novels. The current series is focused on The P.I. or private eye novel is a subgenre of the mystery novel, featuring tough guys and gals who are looking for trouble. Some may be ex-cops, some just fall into the profession accidentally, but all are smart cookies who usually get their man (or woman!). We’ll discuss the differences between...

Forever Young Adult Bozeman Book Club

05/20/2019 - 6:00PM

Forever Young Adult is a book club for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." From book reviews to TV crushes, it's basically a non-stop internet slumber party, and you're totally invited! This month we'll be reading The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman. In a landmark epic of fantasy and storytelling, Philip Pullman invites readers into a world as convincing and thoroughly realized as Narnia, Earthsea, or Redwall. Here lives an orphaned ward named Lyra Belacqua, whose...

Art Walk

06/14/2019 - 6:00PM

Art Walks occur on the second Friday of the month June through September and a special “Winter” Art Walk in December from 6 to 8PM at art galleries and businesses displaying artwork located along Main Street and at the Emerson Center for Arts and Culture. The galleries feature artists’ openings and receptions and often provide hors d’oeuvres and complimentary refreshments. Also, keep an eye out for local musicians playing music as your stroll Main Street in Downtown Bozeman. Find the 2018 Art...

Forever Young Adult Bozeman Book Club

06/17/2019 - 6:00PM

Forever Young Adult is a book club for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." From book reviews to TV crushes, it's basically a non-stop internet slumber party, and you're totally invited! This month we'll be reading The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo. Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. But Xiomara has plenty she wants to say, and...

Art Walk

07/12/2019 - 6:00PM

Art Walks occur on the second Friday of the month June through September and a special “Winter” Art Walk in December from 6 to 8PM at art galleries and businesses displaying artwork located along Main Street and at the Emerson Center for Arts and Culture. The galleries feature artists’ openings and receptions and often provide hors d’oeuvres and complimentary refreshments. Also, keep an eye out for local musicians playing music as your stroll Main Street in Downtown Bozeman. Find the 2018 Art...

Forever Young Adult Bozeman Book Club

07/15/2019 - 6:00PM

Forever Young Adult is a book club for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." From book reviews to TV crushes, it's basically a non-stop internet slumber party, and you're totally invited! This month we'll be reading Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie's Reaper...

Art Walk

08/09/2019 - 6:00PM


Forever Young Adult Bozeman Book Club

08/19/2019 - 6:00PM

Forever Young Adult is a book club for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." From book reviews to TV crushes, it's basically a non-stop internet slumber party, and you're totally invited! This month we'll be reading Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova. The only way to get her family back is to travel to a land in between, as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland... Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation...and she hates magic. At her Deathday...

Art Walk

09/13/2019 - 6:00PM


Forever Young Adult Bozeman Book Club

09/16/2019 - 6:00PM

Forever Young Adult is a book club for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." From book reviews to TV crushes, it's basically a non-stop internet slumber party, and you're totally invited! This month we'll be reading The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason. Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you're the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood, so to speak. And when...

Forever Young Adult Bozeman Book Club

10/21/2019 - 6:00PM

Forever Young Adult is a book club for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." From book reviews to TV crushes, it's basically a non-stop internet slumber party, and you're totally invited! This month we'll be reading The Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C Dao. Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be Empress of Feng Lu. But only if she embraces the darkness within her.Growing up as a peasant in a...

Forever Young Adult Bozeman Book Club

11/18/2019 - 6:00PM

Forever Young Adult is a book club for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." From book reviews to TV crushes, it's basically a non-stop internet slumber party, and you're totally invited! This month we'll be reading Deathless by Kathryn Valente. Koschei the Deathless is to Russian folklore what giants or wicked witches are to European culture: the villain of countless stories which have been passed on through story and text for generations. Valente's take on the legend...

CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day

11/28/2019 - 9:30AM


Winter Art Walk

12/13/2019 - 6:00PM


CLOSED: Christmas Day

12/25/2019 - 9:30AM


CLOSED: New Years Day

01/01/2020 - 9:30AM


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