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

Airway Heights

First Tuesday of the month at 2 PM
Apr 7 – Children of Men by P.D. James
May 5 – Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
Jun 2 – Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye by Victoria Laurie
Jul 7 – The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi
Sep 1 – Step on a Crack by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
Oct 6 – The Hat Box Mystery by Joyce Caudel and Vengeance Is Mine by Constance Brown Schroeder
Nov 3 – The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter


Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 7pm. For more information email
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 26 – Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
May 24 – 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!)
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
Jun, Jul, and Aug – The Book Club will not meet.
Sep 14 – Primates of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin
Oct 12 – Climbing the Coliseum by Bill Percy
Nov 9 – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-4pm
Aug 27 – Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
Sep 24 – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Oct 22 – The Bees by Laline Paull
Nov 19 – Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Dec 17 – Death Ride: A Little Boy’s Night of Terror by Tim and Becky Hattenburg
Jan 28 – Lost Kingdom: Hawaii’s Last Queen, The Sugar Kings, and America’s First Imperial Adventure by Julia Flynn Siler
Feb 25 – The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

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 – Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation by Bill Nye
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