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.).
- 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 email@example.com.
- 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.
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.
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.
October 16 -- Kitchens of the Great Midwest, by Ryan J. Stradal
*** Learn about a new program, "Cook Your Book," coming to Colton in November
November 13 -- The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin
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.)
November 6 -- Inside the O'Briens, by Lisa Genova
December 4 -- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 19 -- The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson
November 16 -- No meeting
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.
October 17 -- White Fire, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
November 21 -- Sherlock Holmes discussion
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.
October 16 -- The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
November 20 -- Little Heathens, by Mildred Armstrong Kalish
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.
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.
- 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.