Book Clubs

Everyone is welcome! Read the books then join fellow book lovers at the library to listen and share your thoughts.

Reader’s Resources

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  • Online Book Clubs – Try out new books by reading the first couple of chapters delivered direct to your email inbox
  • NoveList – Find your next read with recommended reading lists and read-alikes.
  • Looking for the next book in a series? Try KDL What’s Next or Fantastic Fiction
  • Literary Calendar – Find more literary events in Spokane
  • Book Discussion to Go bags – The Library District 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, 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.

Current Book Clubs by Location

Airway Heights | Argonne | Cheney | Deer Park | Medical Lake | Moran Prairie | North Spokane | Spokane Valley

Airway Heights

Second Tuesday of each month from 6:30–7:30pm

2020

Feb 11 – Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Mar 10 – Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
Apr 14 – The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
May 12 – The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Argonne

Last Wednesday of each month from 2–4pm

2020

Jan 29 – My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrick Backman
Feb 26 – There There by Tommy Orange
Mar 25 – Out of Darkness, Shining Light by Petina Gappah
Apr 29 – 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
May 27 – Green Mansions by W.H. Hudson
Jun 24 – Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
Jul 29 – The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Aug 26 – These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore
Sep 30 – Spokane Is Reading selection, announced later in the year
Oct 28 – The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts by Karen Armstrong
Nov 25 – The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton
Dec 30 – Bring your suggestions for next year’s selections

Cheney

Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 6:30pm.

2020

Jan 28 – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
Feb 25 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Mar 24 – The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters by Rose George
Apr 28 – Spokane Is Reading selection, Circe by Madeline Miller
May 26 – Becoming by Michelle Obama

Deer Park

Last Wednesday of each month from 3–4pm

2020

Jan 29 – Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris
Feb 26 – Read a book by Larry McMurtry
Mar 25 – Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
Apr 29 – My Brilliant Friend: Childhood, Adolescence by Elena Ferrante
May 27 – Read a book about Mount Saint Helens
Jun 24 – The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
Jul 29 – Milkman by Anna Burns
Aug 26 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Sep 30 – Read a classic novel
Oct 28 – Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
Nov 25 – Read a book about technology
Dec 30 – A year in review. Let’s get together and talk about the best and the worst books we have read this past year.

Medical Lake

Second Monday of the month from 1–2pm September through May

2020

Feb 10 – The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Mar 9 – God Help the Child by Toni Morrison
Apr 13 – Check back for selection
May 11 – Check back for selection

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-3pm

2020

Feb 27 – White Elephant by Julie Langsdorf
Mar 26 – Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Apr 23 – Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand
May 28 – The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben
Jun 25 – They Called Us Enemy by George Takei
Jul 23 – The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck
Aug 27 – Reader’s choice – read a book by Margaret Atwood

North Spokane

Second Wednesday of each month from 7–8pm

2020

Feb 12 – The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin
Mar 11 – Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Spokane Valley

Third Wednesday of each month from 2–3:30pm

2020

Feb 19 – The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, or, On the Segregation of the Queen by Laurie R. King
Mar 18 – Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
Apr 15 – The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

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