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

During 2018, many of our book clubs will be reading A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, in conjunction with the One Book Siouxland program. For more information about One Book Siouxland, visit this page.

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.).

Tuesday Group

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. 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: Full

May 22 -- Kitchens of the Great Midwest, by Ryan Stradal
June 26 -- The Reluctant Fundamentalist, by Mohsin Hamid

Thursday Group

Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. 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

May 17 -- The Zookeeper's Wife, by Diane Ackerman
June 21 -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot


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


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.
Current status: Open

May 17 -- The Long-shining Waters, by Danielle Sosin
June 21 -- About Grace, by Anthony Doerr


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

May 3 -- Before the Fall, by Noah Hawley
June 7 -- All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr


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.
Current status: Open 

May 14 -- The Storyteller, by Jodi Picoult
June 11 -- Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen


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

May 7 -- Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande
June 4 -- News of the World, by Paulette Jiles


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

May 16 -- Inside the O'Briens, by Lisa Genova
June 20 -- The Girls of Atomic City, by Denise Kiernan


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. To be added to the waitlist, please send an email to prairiewestlibrary@siouxfalls.org.
Current status: Full

May 17 -- The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd
June 21 -- Neverhome, by Laird Hunt


KELOLAND Living Book Club

Join fellow KELOLAND Living viewers and show hosts Brittany Kaye and Gary Weckwerth in reading monthly selections. We read everything from historical fiction to current bestsellers each month and then discuss our views of that month's selection on-air during KELOLAND Living, a daily lifestyle show on KELOLAND TV. The on-air discussions air during the second week of each month. Led by Jane Taylor of Siouxland Libraries.

April discussion -- A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman (Book club discussion questions)
On-air discussion will take place on Monday, April 9.


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.
Current status: Full

May 15 -- The Women in the Castle, by Jessica Shattuck
June 19 -- Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz


Next Level Book Club

For people with a diverse taste in books and beer. Usually meets the last Wednesday of every other month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join us at Remedy Brewing Company, 401 E. 8th St. #120. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 367-8700 or email libask@siouxfalls.org.
Current status: Open

March 7 -- The Maltese Falcon, by Dashiell Hammett
April 25 -- A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman


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: Open

May 21 -- Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
June 18 -- The Illusion of Separateness, by Simon Van Booy


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 Half Baked, 120 South Phillips Avenue.  For more information, call Ashley at 605-367-8700.
Current status: Open

June 5 -- The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion
July 10 -- Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins


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.
Current status: Open

May 14 -- Love & Gelato, by Jenna Evans Welch
June 11 -- All the Bright Places, by Jennifer Niven

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.
Current status: Full

May 3 -- The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo
June 7 -- Dodger, by Terry Pratchett

 

 

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