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.

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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.).

  • Thursday Group 

Meets 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.

December 21 -- The Woman in Cabin 10, by Ruth Ware
January 18 -- Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline

  • Tuesday Group

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 367-8720 or email AskLib@siouxfalls.org.

November 28 -- To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
December -- No meeting

 

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 605-543-5296 for more information or to reserve a copy of the book.

December 21 -- Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson
January 18 -- Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline

 

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. 

December 11 -- BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) -- Bring the book you are currently reading or a book you have recently read, and share with the group!
January 8 -- Ordinary Grace, by William Kent Krueger

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.)

December 4 -- After the Funeral, by Agatha Christie
January 8 -- Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson

 

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.

December 8 (Friday) -- The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, by David Wroblewski
January 18 -- Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese

 

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. (This group is currently full. Contact Carin Schleicher to be placed on a waiting list.) For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 605-367-8144.

November 21 -- Sherlock Holmes discussion
December 19 -- Everything I Never Told You, by Celeste Ng

 

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 20 -- Little Heathens, by Mildred Armstrong Kalish
December 18 -- No meeting

 

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 at Half Baked Cupcakes (120 S. Phillips Ave.), 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call Ashley at 605-367-8720. 

December 5 -- The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Anne Shaffer
January 2 -- I've Got Your Number, by Sophie Kinsella

 

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, to reserve a copy of the book, or to register, call 605-367-8060 or send an email to OakViewLibrary@siouxfalls.org.

December 11 -- The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate
January 8 -- Mock Printz 2018 -- Pick any book that might win the 2018 Michael L. Printz Award. Contact Emily at the Oak View Library for a list of suggested titles.

  • Prairie West Branch

Meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. (This group is currently full, but you can be added to the waitlist.) 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.

December 7 -- The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
January 4 -- Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George

 

 

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