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 Selections

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

Airway Heights

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

2019

May 14 – The Incendiaries by R.O. Kwon
Jun 11 – The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Jul 9 – The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell
Aug 13 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Sep 10 – Daredevils by Shawn Vestal
Oct 8 – Spokane Is Reading selection, Circe by Madeline Miller

Argonne

May 29 – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Jun 26 – Animal Farm by George Orwell
Jul 31 – This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash
Aug 28 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Sep 25 – Spokane Is Reading selection, Circe by Madeline Miller
Oct 30 – The Dreamer and the Doctor: A Forest Love and a Physician on the Edge of the Frontier by Jack Nisbet
Nov 27 – The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck

Cheney

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

2019

May 28 – An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life by the Dalai Lama: The venerable Professor Geshe-La Thupten Phelgye, global scholar and faculty member at Eastern Washington University, will join the book club to assist with the discussion of the Dalai Lama’s book.

Deer Park

Last Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm

2019

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

May 13 – Standing Stones series by Beth Camp
Jun 10 – Potluck

Moran Prairie

Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-3pm

2019

Apr 25 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a cozy mystery.
May 23 – Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Jun 27 – Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
Jul 25 – Spokane Is Reading selection,Circe by Madeline Miller
Aug 22 – Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

North Spokane

Third Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm

2019

May 15 – And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
Jun 12 – The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
Jul 10 – Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson
Aug 14 – Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Sep 11 – Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Oct 9 – Vox by Christina Dalcher

Spokane Valley

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

2019

May 15 – Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Jun 19 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Jul 17 – The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck
Aug 21 – The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower

View all Book Clubs on the Events Calendar