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
Nov 1 – At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen
Dec 6 – The Christmas Train by David Baldacci
Jan 3 – Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Feb 7 – The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan
Mar 7 – Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld

Cheney

Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 7pm. For more information email joan.trc@gmail.com
Sep 27 – Letters from a Wary Watcher: A Moira Edwards Walker Mystery by Rita Gard Seedorf and Margaret Albi Verhoef
Oct 25 – Spokane is Reading selection – The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra
Nov 22 – To be announced
Dec 26 – There will not be a meeting in December
Jan 24 – Emily Alone by Stewart O’Nan
Feb 28 – Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Hector Tobar
Mar 28 – This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind by Ivan Doig
Apr 25 – A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
May 23 – To be announced

Deer Park

Last Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm (bring a brown bag lunch!)
Oct 26 – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Nov 30 – Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Dec 28 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book by Fannie Flagg.
Jan 25 – Death Ride: A Little Boy’s Night of Terror by Tim and Becky Hattenburg. The authors will attend and provide a short presentation, including a video interview with Larry and Stephanie Vigil, a discussion of their writing process, and a question and answer session.
Feb 22 – The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Mar 29 – Rita Seedorf and Margaret Verhoef will attend to discuss their Moira Edwards Walker mysteries
Apr 26 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book about the Vietnam War
May 31 – The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck
Jun 28 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book by Barbara Kingsolver

Medical Lake

Second Monday of each month September through May at 1pm
Sep 12 – The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown
Oct 10 – Choose your own Sue Henry book
Nov 14 – Dreamland: Fruits and Veggies by Christel Decker Bresko – The author will be joining the discussion.
Dec 12 – Christmas party
Jan 9 – The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate
Feb 13 – A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
Mar 13 – Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
Apr 10 – A Hat to Die For by Joyce Caudel
May 8 – What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-4pm
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 – The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra
Oct 27 – Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon
Nov 17 (one week early due to the holiday) – Daredevils by Shawn Vestal
Dec 15 (one week early due to the holiday) – Reader’s Choice – Read a book about a holiday. *Bring suggestions for the next six sessions of book club.
Jan 26 – When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Feb 23 – A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy by Sue Klebold
Mar 23 – The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel

North Spokane

Second Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm
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
Jan 11 – The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
Feb 8 – The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
Mar 8 – Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Apr 12 – The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
May 10 – People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
Jun 14 – Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Jul 12 – A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck
Aug 9 – The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Sep 13 – Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Spokane Valley

Third Wednesday of each month from 2-4pm
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