Book Clubs

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. 

June 13 -- The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes
July 11 -- Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

 

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.)

June 6 -- Some Luck, by Jane Smiley (Discussion guide)
No meeting in July

 

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 prairiewestlibrary@siouxfalls.org.

June 16 -- The Maltese Falcon, by Daschiell Hammett (Sign up online)
July 21 – The Other Boleyn Girl, by Philippa Gregory (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.

June 14 -- Third Degree, by Greg Iles
July 19 -- Heartsick, by Chelsea Cain

 

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. 

June 20 -- Loving Frank, by Nancy Horan (Discussion guide)
July 18 -- A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, by Anthony Marra (Discussion guide)

 

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 Bethany at 367-8720. 

June 7 -- Us, by David Nicholls
July 5 -- Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, by Maria Semple

 

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.

June 2 -- Smile, by Raina Telgemeier
July 7 -- Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff