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

  • SelectReads – Receive monthly newsletters on your favorite genres, topics, and authors
  • 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

2019

Nov 12 – Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
Dec 10 – Christmas on the Island by Jenny Colgan

2020

Jan 14 – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Argonne

Last Wednesday of each month from 2–4pm

2019

Oct 30 – The Dreamer and the Doctor: A Forest Love and a Physician on the Edge of the Frontier by Jack Nisbet
Nov 27 – The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck

Cheney

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

2019

Oct 22 – The Liar’s Club: A Memoir by Mary Karr
Nov 26 – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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 12–1pm

2019

Oct 30 – Read a book about local Spokane, Pacific Northwest, or Washington history
Nov 27 – Read a book that Ken from Book Club recommends. A list of Ken’s recommended reads will be available upon request.
Dec 18 (special date) – 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

2019

Nov 11 – Check back for selection
Dec 9 – Check back for selection

2020

Jan 13 – Check back for selection
Feb 10 – Check back for selection
Mar 9 – Check back for selection
Apr 13 – Check back for selection
May 11 – Check back for selection

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-3pm

2019

Oct 24 – The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Nov 14 (date changed due to the holiday) – Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land
Dec 12 (date changed due to the holiday) – The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans

2020

Jan 23 – The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Feb 27 – White Elephant by Julie Langsdorf

North Spokane

Second Wednesday of each month from 7–8pm

2019

Nov 13 – Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Dec 11 – Check back for selection

2020

Jan 8 – The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
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

2019

Oct 16 – Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
Nov 20 – The Art Forger by Barbara Shapiro
Dec 18 – A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

2020

Jan 15 – Beartown by Fredrik Backman
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

View all Book Clubs on the Events Calendar