All Spokane County Library District locations will be closed on Monday, February 15, to observe Presidents’ Day.

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.

NoveList – Find your next read with recommended reading lists and read-alikes.
Book Psychic – Receive personalized reading recommendations based on books you have read and rated.
Looking for the next book in a series? Try KDL What’s Next or Fantastic Fiction

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
Dec 1 – Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
Jan 5 – American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle
Feb 2 – May: The Hard-Rock Life of Pioneer May Arkwright Hutton by Mary Barmeyer O’Brien

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
Jan 11 – The Hat Box Mystery by Joyce Caudel
Feb 8 – Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Mar 14 – Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig

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
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
Sep 9 – The Martian by Andy Weir
Oct 14 – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Nov 18 (one week later due to Veterans Day holiday closure) – Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Dec 9 – Cookbook Potluck – Bring a dish and the cookbook it came from, and feast with us! Please list ingredients for those with allergies.
Jan 13 – The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Feb 10 – Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
Mar 9 – The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac by Sharma Shields
Apr 13 – Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz

Spokane Valley

Third Wednesday of each month from 2-4pm
Jun 17 – State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Jul 15 – The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
Aug 19 – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Sep 16 – Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark
Oct 21 – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Nov 18 – Winston Churchill biographies
Dec 16 – Go Set a Watchman and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Jan 20 – Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set Them Free by Hector Tobar
Feb 17 – The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Mar 16 – Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Apr 20 – Face of the Enemy: A New York in Wartime Mystery by Joanne Dobson and Beverle Graves Myers

View all Book Clubs on the Events Calendar