Book Clubs & Book Club Kits

Join us - new members are always welcome!

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Senior Book Club

Share in a love of literature with fellow readers; we meet the 1st Tuesday of the month, 10:30 a.m. with some exceptions.

Senior Book Club Schedule, 2022:

  • JULY 5: Latitude; Nicholas Crane (led by Susan Dong)
  • AUG 2: This Land: Cowboys, Capitalism & Corruption; Christopher Ketcham (led by Nancy Eaton)
  • SEP 6: The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna Editing & the Future of the Human Race; Walter Isaacson (led by Susan Dong)
  • OCT 4: American Dirt; Jeanine Cummins (led by Joy Surdam) 
  • NOV 1: From Scratch: Memoir Love, Sicily Finding Home; Tembi Locke (led by Dianne Fleming)
  • DEC 6: Oil and Marble; Stephanie Storey (led by Janice Harris)
  • JAN 3, 2023: Madame Speaker: Nancy Pelosi; Susan Page (led by Virginia Adler)

Most books are provided free by the Teton County Library Foundation. Contact abarker@tclib.org for more information. 

Library Book Club

Read a broad range of books, including contemporary fiction and nonfiction. Meets the 4th Monday of the month, 5:30-7:00 p.m. in Meeting Room 1 and online . 

Library Book Club Schedule, 2022-23

  • July 25:  Band of Sisters, Lauren Willig
  • August 29:  The Mystery of Mrs. Christie, Marie Benedict
  • September 26:  The Mountains Sing, Que Mai Pham Nguyen  
  • October 24:  An Elegant Defense:  The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System, Matt Richtel
  • November 21: Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family, Robert Kolker
  • January 30:  Sharks in the Time of Saviors, Kawai Strong Washburn
  • February 27:  The Last American Man, Elizabeth Gilbert
  • March 27:  Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, Kathleen Rooney
  • April 24:  Becoming Duchess Goldblatt, Anonymous
  • May 22:  Harlem Shuffle, Colson Whitehead
  • June 26: Wayward, Dana Spiotta

Contact Leah, 307-733-2164 x3229, adultevents@tclib.org for more information.

Book Club Kits    

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  • Check-out a bag of books for your book group!    
  • Each bag contains a minimum of 5 books and discussion questions.    
  • Kits check out for 6 weeks and may be renewed if you need extra time.    
  • Search the catalog for "book club kit."    


Jackson Book Club Kits (can be sent to Alta by request)

Non-Fiction TitleAuthor
Between the World and MeTa-Nehisi Coates
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin OlympicsDaniel James Brown

Cadillac Desert: the American West and Its Disappearing WaterMarc Reisner
Desert solitaire Edward Abbey
Destiny Disrupted : a History of the World Through Islamic Eyes
Mir Tamim Ansary
Educated: a memoirTara Westover
The Girls of Atomic City: the Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War IIDenise Kiernan

Higher Love: Skiing the Seven SummitsKit DesLauriers
Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family and Culture in CrisisJ. D. Vance
Hunger: a Memoir of (My) BodyRoxane Gay
The Library BookSusan Orlean
The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in HistoryRobert M. Edsel

Nothing Daunted : the Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the WestDorothy Wickenden
Two in the Far NorthMargaret Murie
Fiction
All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr
The Bartender’s TaleIvan Doig
Crossing to safetyWallace Stegner
The Dovekeepers: a novelAlice Hoffman
A Gentleman in MoscowAmor Towles
The Grapes of WrathJohn Steinbeck
The Invention of Wings Sue Monk Kidd
The Immortalists: a NovelChloe Benjamin
The Light Between Oceans: a NovelM. L Stedman
Lilac Girls: a NovelMartha Hall Kelly
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in HeavenSherman Alexie
The Master and MargaritaMikhail Bulgakov
The NestCynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
The NightingaleKristin Hannah
One Thousand White Women: the Journals of May DoddJim Fergus
Orphan train
Christina Baker Kline
Road Novels 1957-1960 Jack Kerouac
Road Novels 1957-1960 Jack Kerouac
The Snow Child: a novel
Eowyn Ivey
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
The Underground Railroad: a NovelColson Whitehead
Where the Crawdads SingDella Owens
En Español
El alquimista: una fàbula para seguir tus sueñosPaulo Coelho


Alta Book Club Kits (can be sent to Jackson by request)

Non-Fiction titleAuthor
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: a Year of Food Life
Barbara Kingsolver
Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New AmericaGilbert King
The Glass Castle: a memoirJeannette Walls
Night
Elie Wiesel
The Warmth of Other Suns: the Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
Isabelle Wilkerson
Fiction titleAuthor
The Art Forger
Barbara Shapiro
Beloved
Toni Morrison
Calico Joe
John Grisham
Cutting for Stone: a novel
Abraham Verghese
The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford
My Sister’s Keeper: a Novel
Jodi Picoult
Never Fall Down: a novel
Patricia McCormick
A Piece of the World: a NovelChristina Baker Kline
The Round House: a Novel
Louise Erdrich
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: a NovelLisa See
The Son: a Novel
Philipp Meyer
The Thirteenth TaleDiane Setterfield
To Be Sung Underwater: a novel
Tom McNeal
A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan

Questions? Email  kits@tclib.org