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
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
Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 7pm. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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
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.
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
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