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Country Bookshelf Reading Challenge 2022

Join us in 2022 for the Country Bookshelf Reading Challenge and add some surprising delights to your reading year.

Follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter for bookseller recommendations to fulfill all the categories, and more updates. Posting on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram? Tag us and use the hashtag #cbreadingchallenge and we might share it on our social media as well!

And if that isn't enough of a challenge, or you need to add more books to your reading list be sure to check out our digital audiobook partner Libro.FM's listening challenge as well!

Dowload the new Country Bookshelf Challenge sheet here.

We're Hiring!

Black text reads "We're Hiring: Country Bookshelf seeks a General Manager to lead our team of Booksellers. Find more information at countrybookshelf.com/employment." The photo shows an aisle with tall bookshelves on one side with various titles and shelf talkers. There is a yellow gradient behind the black text.

Country Bookshelf is hiring! As a result of our store's rapid growth in recent years, we have decided that it is high time we hire a new General Manager. This individual will be charged with leading the day-to-day operations of Bozeman's favorite independent booksellers. If you know of anyone who loves books and has a background in retail management, please send an application to kasey@countrybookshelf.com,

Don't worry, everything else is going to remain pretty much the same. Our store owners remain actively involved in and committed to the success and longevity of this downtown institution.  And all of the fabulous booksellers you know and love will be right here, helping you find the absolute best reads!

We will begin reviewing applications on July 17th. 

We are not currently hiring for the bookseller position. However, we do keep resumes on file. If interested, please send your resume to kasey@countrybookshelf.com.  

Country Bookshelf strives to be a welcoming and inclusive establishment for both its patrons and its employees.

Country Bookshelf does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, political affiliation, marital or parental status, or age. We celebrate our differences and welcome applications from people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, and any other marginalized persons.

Author Talk - Michael Finkel

A text banner reads "Country Bookshelf Presents" From left to right: A photo of The Art Thief cover, feature a bat with its wings spread over a painting of a boy sleeping on a log holding a spy glass. The text reads, "The Art Thief a true story of love, crime and a dangerous obsession Michael Finkel best selling author of The Stranger in the Woods" To the left is a text box that reads Join us for an in-person event with Michael Finkel, author of The Art Thief, to explore the world of Stephane Breitwieser, who stole more than $1.4B worth of art from European museums and cathedrals, over the course of 10 years, before his spectacular arrest. Photo of Michael Finkel wearing a black t-shirt and black glasses. Thursday, June 29th @ 6PM.

Register for Free on Eventbrite!

Join us for an in-person event with Michael Finkel, author of THE ART THIEF, to explore the world of Stepháne Breitwieser, master thief.

Country Bookshelf is inviting our community to attend an author talk presented by Michael Finkel on his newest book THE ART THIEF. Finkel will be at Country Bookshelf on Thursday, June 29th at 6pm with an engaging solo presentation about his time with Breitwieser.

Michael Finkel is the best-selling author of The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit and True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Please email events@countrybookshelf.com if you have any accessibility concerns for this event.