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 1 PM
Dec 2 – The Autobiography of Santa Claus as told to Jeff Guinn
Jan 6 – Artifacts by Mary Anna Evans
Feb 3 – The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Cheney

Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 7pm. For more information email joan.trc@gmail.com
Sep 23 – Letters from Brackham Wood: A Moira Edwards Mystery by Rita Gard Seedorf and Margaret Albi Verhoef
Oct 28 – Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Nov 25 – Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan
Jan 27 – The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini
Feb 24 – Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck and The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Mar 24 – Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific by Mary Cronk Farrell
Apr 28 – How It All Began by Penelope Lively
May 26 – I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

Deer Park

Last Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm (bring a brown bag lunch!)
Jan 28 – Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
Feb 25 – The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Mar 25 – Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Apr 29 – It’s a reader’s choice! Biographies
May 27 – Room by Emma Donoghue
Jun 24 – Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Jul 29 – One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson
Aug 26 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book from the local author shelf.
Sep 30 – Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Speaking by Susan Cain
Oct 28 – An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski
Nov 18 (one week early due to the holiday) – The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan
Dec 30 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a children’s book.

Medical Lake

Second Monday of each month at 1pm
Nov 10 – American Fever: A Biography of Ole Ruud, Pioneer of the Washington Territory by Esther Ruud Stradling, who will be leading the discussion in person
Jan 12 – Author Christel Decker Bresko will lead a discussion of her books
Feb 9 – The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-4pm
Nov 20 (Special date due to the holiday) – Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Dec 18 (Special date due to the holiday) – Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
Jan 22 – Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
Feb 26 – Call of the Wild by Jack London
Mar 26 – Round House by Louise Erdrich
Apr 23 – Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan
May 28 – The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Jun 25 – The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
Jul 23 – The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Aug 27 – Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

North Spokane

Second Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm
Feb 11 – The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Mar 11 – Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan
Apr 8 – Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
May 13 – Hypothermia by Arnaldur Indridason
Jun 10 – Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
Jul 8 – Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman
Aug 12 – War Bonds: Love Stories from the Greatest Generation by Cindy Hval

Spokane Valley

Third Wednesday of each month from 2-4pm
Aug 20 – O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
Sep 17 – The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
Oct 15 – The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin
Nov 19 – One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Dec 17 – The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and Her Fight for Freedom in Old New Orleans by John Bailey
Jan 21 – During the Reign of the Queen of Persia by Joan Chase
Feb 18 – Call of the Wild by Jack London
Mar 18 – Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Apr 15 – My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayer
May 20 – One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson

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