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: Open

December -- No book club
January 22 -- Dear Senator: a memoir by the daughter of Strom Thurmond, by Essie Mae Washington-Williams

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

December 20 -- The Rosie Project, by Graeme C. Simsion
January 17 -- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, by Mark Manson


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: Full

December 20 -- Everything I Never Told You, by Celeste Ng
January 17 -- The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman


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

January 3 -- Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders
February 7 -- American Fire, by Monica Hesse


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 

January 9 -- Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson
February 6  -- Inside the O'Briens, by Lisa Genova


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

January 7 -- Inside Out and Back Again, by Thanhha Lai
February 4 -- TBD


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

December 19 -- How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, by Julia Alvarez
January 16 -- The Lake House by Kate Morton


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

December 13 -- Quiet, by Susan Cain
January 17 -- Year of Wonders : a novel of the Plague, by Geraldine  Brooks


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. 

In December, the group will be discussing 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.
Current status: Full

December 18 -- All the Missing Girls, by Megan Miranda
January 15 -- 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

December 19 -- The Girl with All the Gifts, by M.R. Carey


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

December 26 -- No selection this month.
January 28 -- A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini


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

January 8 -- Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult
February 5 -- Darkness Before Dawn, by Ace Collins


Young @ Heart Book Clubs

Book clubs for adults who enjoy young adult books. Offered at three locations.

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

January 15 -- Cinder, by Marissa Meyer
February 19 -- Fault in Our Stars, by John Green

Crooks Branch

Meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. For more information, to reserve a copy of the book, or to register, call Lindsay at 605-543-5296.
Current status: Open

December 27 -- Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
January 24 -- All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

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: Full

January 8 -- Various books that may win the Printz Award
February 11 -- Isla and the Happily Ever After, by Stephanie Perkins

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

January 3 -- Mock Printz Discussion
February 7 -- Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, by Dai Sijie

 

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