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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  • 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

2020

Jan 14 – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
Feb 11 – Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Mar 10 – Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
Apr 14 – The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
May 12 – The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Argonne

Last Wednesday of each month from 2–4pm

2019

Dec 18 (date changed due to the holiday) – Bring your suggestions for next year’s book club selections

Cheney

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

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 3–4pm

2019

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.

2020

Jan 29 – Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris
Feb 26 – Read a book by Larry McMurtry
Mar 25 – Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
Apr 29 – My Brilliant Friend: Childhood, Adolescence by Elena Ferrante
May 27 – Read a book about Mount Saint Helens
Jun 24 – The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
Jul 29 – Milkman by Anna Burns
Aug 26 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Sep 30 – Read a classic novel
Oct 28 – Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
Nov 25 – Read a book about technology
Dec 30 – 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

2020

Jan 13 – Digging to America by Anne Tyler
Feb 10 – The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Mar 9 – God Help the Child by Toni Morrison
Apr 13 – Check back for selection
May 11 – Check back for selection

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-3pm

2019

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

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

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