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
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  • Book Psychic – Receive personalized reading recommendations based on books you have read and rated.
    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 – 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
Medical Lake
Moran Prairie
North Spokane
Spokane Valley
Online Book Clubs

Airway Heights

Second Tuesday of each month from 6:30pm
Sep 12 – The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King
Oct 10 – Spokane is Reading selection, A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
Nov 14 – Books by author Agatha Christie
Dec 12 – No meeting this month

Argonne

Last Wednesday of the month from 2-4pm
Sep 27 – Join us for our kick-off to select books for our new book club

Cheney

Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 6:30pm. For more information email joan.trc@gmail.com
Sep 26 – Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Oct 24 – To be determined. Check back for this month’s selection.
Nov 28 – To be determined. Check back for this month’s selection.
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 – To be determined. Check back for this month’s selection.
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!)
Aug 30 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book from a summer reading list
Sep 27 – Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
Oct 25 – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Nov 29 – Spokane is Reading selection, A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
Dec 27 – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Medical Lake

Second Monday of each month September through May at 1pm
Check back for September selections.

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-4pm
Aug 24 – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Sep 28 – Spokane is Reading selection, A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
Oct 26 – Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman
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
Sep 13 – Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
Oct 11 – Under A Raging Moon by Frank Zafiro
Nov 8 – A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
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
Sep 20 – Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck
Oct 18 – The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
Nov 15 – The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan
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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