Book Clubs

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

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  • Literary Calendar – Find more literary events in Spokane
  • 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, 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 Selections

Airway Heights
Argonne
Cheney
Deer Park
Moran Prairie
North Spokane
Spokane Valley
Online Book Clubs

Airway Heights

Second Tuesday of each month from 6:30pm
Dec 12 – Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
Jan 9 – The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Feb 13 – Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Mar 13 – Little Bee by Chris Cleave

Argonne

Last Wednesday of the month from 2-4pm
Nov 29 – Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
Dec 27 – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Jan 31 – David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

Cheney

Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 6:30pm. For more information email joan.trc@gmail.com
Nov 28 – Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
Dec 26 – No meeting this month
Jan 23 – The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay
Feb 27 – The Daughter’s Walk by Jane Kirkpatrick
Mar 27 – Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Apr 24 – Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
May 22 – Elena Kagan: A Biography by Meg Greene

Deer Park

Last Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm (bring a brown bag lunch!)
Nov 29 – Spokane is Reading selection, A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
Dec 27 – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Jan 31 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book about Alan Turing
Feb 28 – Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig
Mar 28 – Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl, Her Journey to Heaven, and Her Amazing Story of Healing by Christy Wilson Beam
Apr 25 – Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson
May 30 – Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
Jun 27 – The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-4pm
Nov 9 (date changed due to the holiday) – The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel
Dec 14 (date changed due to the holiday) – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book by Jodi Picoult
Jan 25 – Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Feb 22 – The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Mar 22 – You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir by Sherman Alexie

North Spokane

Second Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm
Dec 13 – Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
Jan 10 – Last Bus To Wisdom by Ivan Doig
Feb 14 – Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
Mar 14 – The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero by Timothy Egan
Apr 11 – The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
May 9 – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Spokane Valley

Third Wednesday of each month from 2-4pm
Dec 20 – Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
Jan 17 – Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz by Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat
Feb 21 – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Mar 21 – The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
Apr 18 – The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
May 16 – The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
Jun 20 – Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach
Jul 18 – Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation into Space by Margot Lee Shetterly
Aug 15 – The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain by Bill Bryson

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