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

Jul 9 – The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell
Aug 13 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Sep 10 – Daredevils by Shawn Vestal
Oct 8 – Spokane Is Reading selection, Circe by Madeline Miller

Argonne

Last Wednesday of each month from 2–4pm

Jun 26 – Animal Farm by George Orwell
Jul 31 – This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash
Aug 28 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Sep 25 – Spokane Is Reading selection, Circe by Madeline Miller
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

Sep 24 – Check back for selection

Deer Park

Last Wednesday of each month from 12–1pm

2019

Jun 26 – Read a book from The Great American Read
Jul 31 – Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West by Dorothy Wickenden
Aug 28 – Read a book about the Underground Railroad
Sep 25 – The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin
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

Sep 11 – Check back for selection

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-3pm

2019

Jun 27 – Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
Jul 25 – Spokane Is Reading selection,Circe by Madeline Miller
Aug 22 – Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
Sep 26 – Atomic Farmgirl: The Betrayal of Chief Qualchan, the Appaloosa, and Me by Teri Hein
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

Jul 10 – Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson
Aug 14 – Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Sep 11 – Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Oct 9 – Vox by Christina Dalcher

Spokane Valley

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

2019

Jun 19 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Jul 17 – The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck
Aug 21 – The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower

View all Book Clubs on the Events Calendar