Reading: Julep Street by Craig Lancaster

Thursday, November 16, 7 p.m.

Billings author Craig Lancaster returns to Livingston with his seventh novel.


Signing: 2017 Holiday Stroll

Friday, December 1, 2017

Meet Young Adult author Janet Fox and Montana historian/printer/musician Aaron Parrett during the 2017 Holiday Stroll.


Reading: A Darkness Lit by Heroes by Doug Ammons

Thursday, March 8, 7 p.m.

Author Doug Ammons kicks off the spring Elk River Arts & Lectures series with a multimedia presentation based on his book about the 1917 Granite Mountain-Speculator Mine disaster in Butte.


Reading: Heart Berries by Terese Mailhot

Thursday, April 19, 7 p.m.

Elk River Arts & Lectures welcomes Terese Mailhot, who will read from her eagerly-anticipated book Heart Berries, a memoir-in-essays which Sherman Alexie calls “an Iliad for the indigenous.”


Reading: The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature by Joseph Drew Lanham

Thursday, May 3, 7 p.m.

Our spring lecture series concludes with a talk by Drew Lanham, a birder, naturalist, hunter-conservationist and Clemson University ecology professor, who will speak on the intersections of culture, conservation, ethnicity and place.


Elk River Books welcomes presentations by writers, artists, musicians, small-scale theatrical productions and lectures on any topic of interest. We are presently booking six months in advance, and at the very least need a six-week head start in order to properly promote your event. If you are interested in scheduling an event at our store, please stop by, call or email Events Coordinator Marc Beaudin at