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.

Book Talk Tonight

 Book Talk Tonight An online chat about what books you are reading. These chats are held weekly via Facebook. You can talk about any book you’ve recently read. Tell us if you liked it, hated it, or recommend it to others. Comment on other people’s posts. And, get great ideas for new books and authors to read! The chats are from 7:30-8:30, but are on a different night each week. Watch our Facebook page to find out when the next one will be held. 

 

Eclectic Book Group

For people who read fiction, nonfiction, biographies, or anything else.

Meets on the 1st Monday of the month at the Caille Branch Library. 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.)

Upcoming Titles
Current Book Information Next Book Information
Like Dandelion Dust

Karen Kingsbury

Monday, August 4

7-8:30 p.m.

Discussion Guide

The Round House

Louse Erdrich

Monday, September 8

7-8:30 p.m.

Discussion Guide 

 

Grounds for Thought

Meets the 3rd Thursday of the Month at 10 a.m. at Prairie West Library. 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 prairiewestlibrary@siouxfalls.org.

Upcoming Titles
Current Book Information Next Book Information

Catherine the Great

Robert K. Massie

Thursday, August 21

10-11:30 a.m.

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The Things They Carried

Tim O’Brien

Thursday, September 18

10-11:30 a.m.

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Mystery Book Group

For people who love mystery

Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Ronning Branch Library. Librarian Carin Schleicher leads the discussions. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 367-8144. 

Upcoming Titles
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs

Tuesday, August 19

7 - 8:30 p.m.

 

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

Tuesday, September 23

7 - 8:30 p.m.


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 Library. Library staff leads the discussions. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 367-8140. 

Upcoming Titles
Current Book Information Next Book Information
  Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Maria Semple

Monday, July 21

7 - 8 p.m.

Led by: Catherine Wehrspann

Discussion guide  

 Book!

Bring your own book

 

Monday, August 18

7 - 8 p.m.

Led by: Jane Taylor

 


 

Young @ Heart Book Club

A book club for adults who enjoy young adult books

Meets monthly at the Prairie West Branch Library. For questions or to place a book title on hold, contact Jeri at 605-978-9899 or send an email to PrairieWestLibrary@siouxfalls.org.

Upcoming Titles
Current Book Information Next Book Information

Moon Over Manifest

Clare Vanderpool

Thursday, August 7

7-8:30 p.m.

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I Capture the Castle

Dodie Smith

Thursday, September 4

7-8:30 p.m.

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