Book Clubs

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.) For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 367-8144 or email caillelibrary@siouxfalls.org.

February 16 -- The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood (Sign up online)
March 16 -- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sign up online)

 

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. 

February 13 -- The Miniaturist, by Jesse Burton
March 13 -- Atonement, by Ian McEwan

 

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.)

February 6 -- My Sunshine Away, by M.O. Walsh
March 6 -- After the Funeral, by Agatha Christie

 

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 prairiewestlibrary@siouxfalls.org.

February 16 -- Okay for Now, by Gary Schmidt
March 16 -- The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

 

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.

January 17 -- Cover of Snow, by Jenny Milchman
February 21 -- 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. 

January 23 -- The Journey of Crazy Horse, by Joseph M. Marshall, III
February 27 -- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith

 

Sweet Reads

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 Ashley at 605-367-8720. 

February 7 -- Someone Else's Love Story, by Joshilyn Jackson
March 7 -- The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, by Katarina Bivald

 

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.

February 13 -- What I Thought Was True, by Huntley Fitzpatrick (Sign up online)
March 13 -- All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr (Sign up online)

Prairie West Branch

Meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. 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.

February 2 -- Carry On, by Rainbow Rowell
March 2 -- Echo, by Pam Muñoz Ryan