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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

2020

Apr 14 Cancelled – The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
May 12 – The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Argonne

Last Wednesday of each month from 2–4pm

2020

Apr 29 – 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
May 27 – Green Mansions by W.H. Hudson
Jun 24 – Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
Jul 29 – The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Aug 26 – These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore
Sep 30 – Spokane Is Reading selection, announced later in the year
Oct 28 – The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts by Karen Armstrong
Nov 25 – The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton
Dec 30 – Bring your suggestions for next year’s selections

Cheney

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

2020

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

2020

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

Apr 13 Cancelled – The Butterfly Girl by Rene Denfeld
May 11 – The Bishop Burned the Lady by Bill Percy, including a discussion with the author

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-3pm

2020

Apr 23 Cancelled – Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand
May 28 – The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben
Jun 25 – They Called Us Enemy by George Takei
Jul 23 – The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck
Aug 27 – Reader’s choice – read a book by Margaret Atwood

North Spokane

Second Wednesday of each month from 7–8pm

2020

Apr 8 Cancelled – Becoming by Michelle Obama
May 13 – The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Jun 10 – The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
Jul 8 – The Dinner by Herman Koch
Aug 12 – Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
Sep 9 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Oct 14 – The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Spokane Valley

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

2020

Apr 15 Cancelled – The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

View all Book Clubs on the Events Calendar