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

May 18 -- The Girl With All the Gifts, by M.R. Carey
June 15 -- A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini

 

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. 

May 8 -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
June 12 -- The Language of Flowers, by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

 

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.)

May 1 -- Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, by Sarah Vowell
June 5 -- A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman

 

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.

May 18 -- Silver Sparrow, by Tayari Jones
June 15 -- After the Funeral, by Agatha Christie

 

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.

May 16 -- The Lake House, by Kate Morton
June 20 -- The Secret Place, by Tana French

 

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. 

May 15 -- Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand
June 19 -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

 

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. 

May 2 -- Girl Waits With Gun, by Amy Stewart
June 6 -- Where'd You Go, Bernadette?, by Maria Semple

 

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. Sign up here. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 605-367-8060 or send an email to OakViewLibrary@siouxfalls.org.

May 8 -- Daughter of Smoke and Bone, by Laini Taylor
June 12 -- The Summer I Turned Pretty, by Jenny Han

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.

May 4 -- All the Bright Places, by Jennifer Niven
June 1 -- Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline