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Book discussion groups are open to the public. Copies of the book may be checked out from the library. If you require special accommodations, call 605-367-8720 at least 24 hours in advance of the program.
Book Buzz at WoodGrain Brewing Company
For people who like to read a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles. Meets at WoodGrain Brewing Company (101 S. Phillips Ave.) on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Registration is required. (This group is currently full, but you can sign up for the waitlist. Sign up here.) For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 367-8144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colton Book Club
Meets at the Colton Branch on the 2nd Monday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Registration is not required, and all are welcome to attend. Call 605-446-3519 for more information or to reserve a copy of the book.
Eclectic Book Group
For people who read fiction, nonfiction, biographies, or anything else. Meets at the Caille Branch on the 1st Monday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Librarian Jane Taylor leads the discussions. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 605-367-8715. (This group is currently full. Contact Jane Taylor to be placed on a waiting list.)
May 1 -- Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, by Sarah Vowell
June 5 -- A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman
Grounds for Thought
Meets at the Prairie West Branch on the 3rd Thursday of the Month, 10-11:30 a.m.. Bring your own cup (we’ll provide the coffee) and join us to brew up bookish conversation over a cup of coffee. We’ll be reading a “dark roast” blend of fiction and nonfiction. This book group is currently full. Please visit the library's event calendar to sign up for the waiting list or send an email to email@example.com.
Mystery Book Group
For people who love mystery. Meets at the Ronning Branch on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Librarian Carin Schleicher leads the discussions. (This group is currently full. Contact Carin Schleicher to be placed on a waiting list.) For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 605-367-8144.
May 16 -- The Lake House, by Kate Morton
June 20 -- The Secret Place, by Tana French
Page Turners Book Group
For people who love to read a wide variety or want to expand their reading horizons. Usually meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at the Ronning Branch, 7-8 p.m. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 605-367-8140.
May 15 -- Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand
June 19 -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
For people who enjoy reading a variety of books, and discussing them over coffee and treats. Join us the 1st Tuesday of the month at Half Baked Cupcakes (120 S. Phillips Ave.), 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call Ashley at 605-367-8720.
Young @ Heart Book Clubs
Book clubs for adults who enjoy young adult books. Offered at two locations.
Oak View Branch
Prairie West Branch
Meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. (This group is currently full, but you can be added to the waitlist.) For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call Ashley at 605-978-6899 or send an email to PrairieWestLibrary@siouxfalls.org.