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.


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. 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

August 27 -- The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls
September 24 -- The Storied Life of AJ Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin

Thursday Group

Meets on the 1st 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

September 5 -- Sometimes I Lie, by Alice Feeney
October 3 -- Bear Town, by Fredrik Backman


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

September 19 -- Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande
October 17 -- The Lake House, by Kate Morton


BYOBook Club (starts September 12)

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

September 12 -- Register here
October 10 -- 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

September 5 -- Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood
October 3 -- A Long Way Gone: memoir of a boy soldier, by Ishmael Beah


Colton Book Club

Meets at the Colton Branch on the 1st Wednesday of the month, 7-7:30 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 

September 4 -- The Lake House, by Kate Morton
October 2 -- American Fire, by Monica Hesse


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

September 9 -- Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult
October 7 -- Bring Your Own Book


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

August 21 -- My Sunshine Away, by M.O. Walsh
September 18 -- The Reluctant Fundamentalist, by Moshin Hamid


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

September 19 -- The Professor and the Madman, by Simon Winchester
October 17 -- And Then There Were None, 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.
Current status: Full

August 19 -- TBD
September 17 -- TBD


Next Level Book Club

For people with a diverse taste in books and beer. Usually meets the last Wednesday of every other month, 6:00-7:00 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 


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

August 19 -- Bring Your Own Book
September 16 -- Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire Saenz


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 Jamie at 605-367-8700.
Current status: Open

September 3 -- Brain on Fire, by Susannah Cahalan
October 1 -- Like Dandelion Dust, by Karen Kingsbury


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

August 19 -- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
September 17 -- Gutless, by Carl Deuker

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

September 9 -- The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas
October 21 -- Scythe, by Neal Shusterman

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