Book discussion groups are open to the public and no registration is required. Copies of the book may be checked out from the library. If you require special accommodations, call 367-8720 at least 24 hours in advance of the program.
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 446-3519 for more information or to reserve a copy of the book.
May 9 -- In the Kingdom of Ice, by Hampton Sides
June 13 -- The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes
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 367-8715. (This group is currently full. Contact Jane Taylor to be placed on a waiting list.)
May 2 -- The Illusion of Separateness, by Simon Van Booy (Discussion guide)
June 6 -- Some Luck, by Jane Smiley (Discussion guide)
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. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, contact Krystal at 978-6899, or send an email to email@example.com.
May 19 -- Bossypants, by Tina Fey (Sign up online)
June 16 -- The Maltese Falcon, by Daschiell Hammett (Sign up online)
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. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 367-8144.
May 17 -- Heartbroken, by Lisa Unger
June 14 -- Third Degree, by Greg Iles
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 367-8140.
May 16 --How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, by Julia Alvarez (Discussion guide)
June 20 -- Loving Frank, by Nancy Horan (Discussion guide)
Looking to sweeten up your reading list? Join us each month at Half Baked Cupcakes (120 S. Phillips Ave.) as we discuss books that focus on the light-hearted, amusing, and uplifting moments in life. Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call Bethany at 367-8720.
May 3 -- A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman
June 7 -- Us, by David Nicholls
Young @ Heart Book Club
A book club for adults who enjoy young adult books. Meets monthly at the Prairie West Branch, 7-8:30 p.m. This book group is currently full. To get on a waiting list, please send an email to PrairieWestLibrary@siouxfalls.org.
May 5 -- Paper Towns, by John Green
June 2 -- Smile, by Raina Telgemeier