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.
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.
November 14 -- Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression, by Mildred Armstrong Kalish
December 12 -- The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood
Eclectic Book Group
For people who read fiction, nonfiction, biographies, or anything else. Meets at the Ronning Branch on the 1st Monday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. (Will return to the Caille Branch when renovations are complete.) 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.)
November 7 -- The Girls of Atomic City, by Denise Kiernan (Discussion guide)
December 5 -- Neverhome, by Laird Hunt (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 605-978-6899, 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. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 605-367-8144.
November 15 -- 11/22/63, by Stephen King
December 20 -- Heart-Shaped Box, by Joe Hill
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.
November 21 -- Discovering Wes Moore, by Wes Moore (Discussion guide)
December 19 -- No discussion group this month
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 605-367-8720.
Young @ Heart Book Clubs
Book clubs for adults who enjoy young adult books. Offered at two locations.
Oak View Branch
Meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7 p.m. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 605-367-8060 or send an email to OakViewLibrary@siouxfalls.org.
Prairie West Branch
Meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. (NOTE: This group is currently full.) 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.