Book Recommendations

Searching for a good book to read? Browse the selections below or contact our Reference Desk for personalized assistance.

Literature Map

Literature Map is part of the Global Network of Discovery. The more people like an author and another author, the closer together these two authors will move on the Literature-Map.


Whichbook enables millions of combinations of factors and then suggests books which most closely match your needs.

Montana Authors’ Project

The Montana Authors’ Project (MAP) brings important and favorite works of regional literature to digital life, providing actual maps of literary settings.

Montana Book Award

An annual award recognizing literary and/or artistic excellence in a book published during the award year. Eligible titles will be set in Montana, deal with Montana themes, or be written, edited, or illustrated by a Montana author or artist.

Montana Book Club Central

A Montana library wiki that lists libraries’ book club kits, providing patrons with a wide selection of titles for their book clubs, as well as book recommendations and book club resources. Note: if interested in obtaining book club kits from libraries outside of Butte Public Library, please contact the library directly.

The Bookworm, circa 1850, by Carl Spitzweg