Book Clubs

While our book clubs are not currently meeting in person, some groups are meeting virtually on a limited basis. If you are not a current book club member and would be interested in meeting virtually, email libask@siouxfalls.org to ask about openings.

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 605-367-8700 at least 24 hours in advance of the program.


Baltic Book Club 

For those who enjoy reading different types of books with varying topics and genres. Meets at the Baltic Branch Library every 6-8 weeks on a Tuesday evening as agreed upon by the group members. Please contact Kathy Faith at the Baltic Branch Library for more information and the next meeting date.
Current status: Open


Book Buzz at WoodGrain Brewing Company 

For people who like to read a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles. 

Tuesday Group

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. at The Source (421 N. Phillips Ave.). For more information, to join the wait list, or to reserve a copy of the book, call 367-8700 or email libask@siouxfalls.org.
Current status: Open

October 27 -- State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett
November 17 -- Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout

Thursday Group

Meets on the 1st Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. at WoodGrain Brewing Company (101 S. Phillips Ave.). Registration is required. For more information, to join the wait list, or to reserve a copy of the book, call 367-8144 or email caillelibrary@siouxfalls.org.
Current status: Full

November 5 -- All the Bright Places, by Jennifer Niven
December 3 -- BYOB


Books and Beans Book Club 

For people who enjoy reading a variety of books and discussing them while enjoying a great cup of coffee. Meets from 2-3 p.m. at Stomping Grounds (700 N. Vandemark Ave.) in Hartford on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Call Sara at 605-367-6384 for more information or to reserve a copy of the book.
Current status: Full

November 19 -- The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood
December 17 -- Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles


BYOBook Club

A book club for independent readers. No assigned books. Read what you like, come, and share! Meets from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Downtown Library (200 N. Dakota Ave.) on the second Thursday of each month. Contact Amber at apettman@siouxfalls.org or 367-8700 with any questions.
Current status: Open

November 12 -- Register here


Brandon Book Club

For people who enjoy reading a diverse range of books. Meets the 1st Thursday of the month from 10:30-11:45 a.m. at the Brandon Community Library. All are welcome. For information, contact Sharon at 582-2390.
Current status: Open

November 5 -- Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
December 3 -- Bossy Pants, by Tina Fey


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. Contact Jane Taylor to be placed on a waiting list.
Current status: Full

November 2 -- Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens
December 7 -- Heartland, by Sarah Smarsh


Garretson Book Club

For people who enjoy reading a variety of books. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7-8 p.m. at the Garretson Branch Library. All are welcome. For more information, contact the library at 594-6619. Led by community volunteer Jody Larson.
Current status: Open

October 21 -- And Then There Were None, by Agatha Christie
November 18 -- The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green


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. 
Current status: Full

October 19 -- Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson
November 16 -- After the Funeral, by Agatha Christie


Sweet Reads

For people who enjoy reading a variety of books, and discussing them over coffee and treats. Join us the 1st Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Jones Building, 421 N Phillips Avenue.  For more information, call Jamie at 605-367-8700.
Current status: Open

November 3 -- The Other Boleyn Girl, by Philippa Gregory
December 1 -- Lip Reading, by Harry Lee Kraus


Young @ Heart Book Clubs

Book clubs for adults who enjoy young adult books.

Brandon Branch

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. For more information, to reserve a copy of the book, or to register, call 605-582-2390 or send an email to LBrandonStaff@siouxfalls.org
Current status: Open

October 20 -- Doll Bones, by Holly Black
November 17 -- In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse, by Joseph Marshall

Oak View Branch

Meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7 p.m. This book group is currently full. To be added to the waitlist please call 605-367-8060 or send an email to OakViewLibrary@siouxfalls.org.
Current status: Full

October 19 -- On the Come Up, by Angie Thomas
November 9 -- Holes, by Louis Sachar

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 605-978-6899 or send an email to prairiewestlibrary@siouxfalls.org
Current status: Open

October 1 -- This Is Our Story, by Ashley Elston
November 4 -- Scythe, by Neal Shusterman

 

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