Book Clubs

Join an Allen Public Library book club to connect with other readers, discuss recent reads and enjoy new books together.

The Shared Shelf Book Club

A virtual book discussion group.  Watch for virtual book discussions on the Library’s Facebook page or Allen City Television's YouTube channel.

For questions about The Shared Shelf Book Club, contact  Kristen Amen or Abby Ward at 214.509.4905.

  1. "The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson

    The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek


    Kim Michele Richardson
    September 21, 2021
    ALLen Reads Selection


    WATCH ON FACEBOOKWATCH ON YOUTUBE

  1. "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig

    The Midnight Library


    Matt Haig
    November 16, 2021



  1. "Dial A for Aunties" by Jesse Q. Sutano

    Dial A for Aunties


    Jesse Q. Sutanto
    January 2022

Let's Talk Dewey Book Club

Join us for our choose-your-own-nonfiction book club. We pick the topic–you pick the book! Watch for virtual book discussions on the Library’s Facebook page and the Allen City Television's YouTube channel.

Questions?  Contact Stephan Horsethemke or Abby Ward at 214.509.4905.

  1. A hand writing with a feather quill.

    Biographies & Memoirs


    Tuesday, August 17 at 7 p.m.

    WATCH ON FACEBOOK

  1. A man looking at new books.

    New Nonfiction


    Tuesday, October 19


  1. Shelves and shelves full of books.

    Free Choice


    Tuesday, December 14