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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  • 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 Selections

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

Airway Heights

Second Tuesday of each month from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.

2018

Jul 10 – The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
Aug 14 – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Sep 11 – Title to be announced – check back for the selection
Oct 9 – Title to be announced – check back for the selection
Nov 13 – Title to be announced – check back for the selection
Dec 11 – Title to be announced – check back for the selection

2019

Jan 8 – Title to be announced – check back for the selection

Argonne

Last Wednesday of the month from 2-4pm

2018

Jun 27 – State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Jul 25 – Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
Aug 29 – A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson
Sep 26 – Tell: Love, Defiance, and the Military Trial at the Tipping Point for Gay Rights by Major Margaret Witt
Oct 31 – Lilith Whispers Back by Karen Steur
Nov 28 – The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Dec 26 – Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford

Cheney

Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 6:30pm. For more information email joan.trc@gmail.com

2018

Sep 25 – Spokane Is Reading selection, Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
Oct 23 – Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
Nov 27 – Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth by Jennifer Chiaverini

2019

Jan 22 – Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World by Matthew Goodman
Feb 26 – The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Mar 26 – My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
Apr 23 – The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
May 28 – An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life by the Dalai Lama

Deer Park

Last Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm

2018

Jun 27 – The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
Jul 25 – Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
Aug 29 – The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
Sep 26 – Read a book by Michael Lewis
Oct 31 – Spokane Is Reading selection, Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
Nov 28 – Read a historical fiction novel
Dec 26 – A year in review. We will share potluck appetizers and discuss our favorite Book Club read of the past year.

Medical Lake

Second Monday of the month from 12:30-2pm September through May

2018

Sep 10 – The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
Oct 8 – Spokane Is Reading selection, Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
Nov 12 – The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Dec 10 – Holiday party

2019

Jan 14 – Friendship Bread by Darien Gee
Feb 11 – Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion by Jon Katz
Mar 11 – Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen
Apr 8 – The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain by Bill Bryson

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-4pm

2018

Jun 28 – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Jul 26 – Glory Hounds: How a Small Northwest School Reshaped College Basketball, and Itself by Bud Withers
Aug 23 – Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
Sep 27 – Wonder R.J. Palacio

North Spokane

Second Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm

2018

Jul 11 – Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Aug 8 – You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir by Sherman Alexie
Sep 12 – Lottery by Patricia Wood
Oct 10 – A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Nov 14 – The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Dec 12 – Title to be announced – check back for the selection

2019

Jan 9 – The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro

Spokane Valley

Third Wednesday of each month from 2-4pm

2018

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
Sep 19 – The Little French Bistro by Nina George
Oct 17 – The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon
Nov 21 – Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Dec 19 – The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens

2019

Jan 16 – The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

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