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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  • 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 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.

2019

Jan 8 – Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
Feb 12 – Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Argonne

Last Wednesday of the month from 2-4pm

2018

Dec 26 – Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford

Cheney

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

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

Dec 26 – A year in review. We will share potluck appetizers and discuss our favorite Book Club read of the past year.

2019

Jan 30 – Read a book based on a Shakespeare play
Feb 27 – Read a book with the word “love” in the title
Mar 27 – The Art Forager
Apr 24 – The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
May 29 – Read a book by Amy Stewart
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

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
May 13 – To be announced – check back for selection
Jun 10 – Potluck

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-3pm

2018

Dec 13 (special date) – Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund

2019

Jan 24 – Reader’s choice – read a book by John Steinbeck
Feb 28 – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

North Spokane

Third Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm

2018

Dec 19 – Reader’s choice – choose from The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore, Wishin’ and Hopin’ by Wally Lamb, or The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede

2019

Jan 16 – The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro

Spokane Valley

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

2018

Dec 19 – The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens

2019

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

View all Book Clubs on the Events Calendar