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, 2021:

  • July 6:Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam, Jr.
  • August 3: Billionaire Wilderness by Justin Farrell
  • September 7: The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter  
  • October 5: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson  
  • November 2: Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
  • December 7: Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson 

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

Library Book Club

Read a broad range of books, including contemporary fiction and nonfiction. Meets the 4th Monday of the month. 

Library Book Club Schedule, 2021/22

  • July 26: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  • August 30: Ruby Ridge by Jess Walter
  • September 27: Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • October 25: Travel Light, Move Fast by Alexandra Fuller
  • November 29Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
  • January 31, 2022: Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden
  • February 28Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • March 28: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
  • April 25: Mink River by Brian Doyle
  • May 30The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
  • June 27Afterparties by Anthony Veasna So

Contact Leah, 307-733-2164 x3229, 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."    
  • Kids book club? We’ve got age-appropriate kits for you!

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
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
Elie Wiesel
The Warmth of Other Suns: the Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
Isabelle Wilkerson
Fiction titleAuthor
The Art Forger
Barbara Shapiro
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

See a list of juvenile book club kits here.
See a list of young adult book club kits here.

Questions? Email Anna,