Book Clubs

Everyone is welcome! Read the books then join fellow book lovers at the library to listen and share your thoughts.

Book Discussion to Go bags – SCLD offers a variety of Book Discussion to Go bags on select titles to use in your own book clubs. Each bag contains 10 copies of a book, discussion questions, author information, and tips on leading and participating in book discussions. Some bags may also include a large print and/or audio copy as well.

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Literary Calendar – Find more literary events in Spokane

Airway Heights
Cheney
Deer Park
Medical Lake
Moran Prairie
North Spokane
Spokane Valley
Online Book Clubs

Airway Heights

First Tuesday of the month at 2 PM
Mar 1 – Death Ride: A Little Boy’s Night of Terror by Tim and Becky Hattenburg – Author Tim Hattenburg will be joining the discussion
Apr 5 – As Luck Would Have It by Marvin Noe – Author Marvin Noe will be joining the discussion
May 3 – Climbing the Coliseum by Bill Percy – Author Bill Percy will be joining the discussion
Jun 7 – It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: Life Stories by Vern Hopkins – Author Vern Hopkins will be joining the discussion
Jul 5 – To be announced
Aug 2 – Potluck and book exchange
Sep 6 – Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges
Oct 4 – A Heart Revealed by Josi S. Kilpack
Nov 1 – At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen
Dec 6 – The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

Cheney

Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 7pm. For more information email joan.trc@gmail.com
Sep 29 – The Round House by Louise Erdich
Oct 27 – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Nov 24 – The Unlikely Pilgramage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Jan 26 – Fifty Years of Fur, Feathers, and Fins: Stories of a Wildlife Biologist’s Life by E. Reade Brown
Feb 23 – Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival by Velma Wallis
Mar 22 – The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown
Apr 27 (due to election, moved to Wed) – Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
May 25 (due to election, moved to Wed) – Funny if Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America by Firoozeh Dumas

Deer Park

Last Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm (bring a brown bag lunch!)
Dec 30 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a children’s book.
Jan 27 – Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story by Sue Monk Kidd
Feb 24 – Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Mar 30 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book by Ralph Moody.
Apr 27 – The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier
May 25 – The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Jun 29 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a travel book.
Jul 27 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a biography.
Aug 31 – The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown
Sep 28 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a banned or challenged book.
Oct 26 – Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Nov 30 – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Dec 28 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book by Fannie Flagg.

Medical Lake

Second Monday of each month at 1pm
Mar 14 – Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig
Apr 11 – Letters from Brackham Wood by Rita Gard Seedorf and Margaret Albi Verhoef – The authors will be joining the discussion
May 9 – Dogtripping: 25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, and 3 RVs on Our Canine Cross-Country Adventure by David Rosenfelt

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-4pm
Feb 25 – Lost Kingdom: Hawaii’s Last Queen, The Sugar Kings, and America’s First Imperial Adventure by Julia Flynn Siler
Mar 24 – The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
Apr 28 – The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
May 26 – Reader’s Choice! Read a book by Ivan Doig
Jun 23 – The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
Jul 28 – Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer
Aug 25 – Reader’s Choice! Read a classic.
Sep 22 – Spokane is Reading selection – to be announced.

North Spokane

Second Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm
Apr 13 – Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz
May 11 – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Jun 8 – The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
Jul 13 – The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Sansom
Aug 10 – The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
Sep 14 – Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
Oct 12 – To be determined
Nov 9 – Bold Spirit: Helga Etsby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America by Linda Lawrence Hunt
Dec 14 – The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King

Spokane Valley

Third Wednesday of each month from 2-4pm
Mar 16 – Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Apr 20 – The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown
May 18 – The Martian by Andy Weir
Jun 15 – The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Jul 20 – Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
Aug 17 – Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
Sep 21 – The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest by Jack Nesbit
Oct 19 – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Nov 16 – The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Dec 21 – Persepolis and/or Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi
Jan 18 – The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed the World by Erik Larson
Feb 15 – The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
Mar 15 – The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Apr 19 – The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

View all Book Clubs on the Events Calendar