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

The Shared Shelf Book Club meets the third Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Wednesday at 12 p.m. in Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept., and Nov., located in the 2nd Floor Program Room. 
Please email Kristen to register or to ask questions about the Tuesday sessions. 
Please email Rebecca to register or to ask questions about the Wednesday sessions. 

  1. West With Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge.

    West With Giraffes

    Lynda Rutledge
    Tue, Jan. 16 and Wed, Jan. 17

  1. The Foundling by Ann Leary

    The Foundling

    Ann Leary
    Tue, Mar. 19 and Wed, Mar. 20

  1. Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

    Remarkably Bright Creatures

    Shelby Van Pelt
    Tue, May 21 and Wed, May 22

Let's Talk Dewey Book Club

Third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., Dec., 2nd Floor Program Room
Please email Stephan for more information or to register.

Join us for our choose-your-own-nonfiction book club.  We pick the topic, you pick the book!  

  1. Person selecting a book from a bookshelf.

    Free Choice!

    Tue, Dec. 12

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    Celebrity Biographies and Memoirs

    Tue, Feb. 20

  1. Stone relief of The Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal from the Assyrian culture.

    Historical Eras and Dynasties

    Tue, April 16

Coffee & Classics

Third Thursday, 7 p.m., Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., Dec., 1st Floor Meeting Room
Please email Kate for more information.

Join us to discuss great classic literature and enjoy a cup of coffee together!

  1. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

    Wuthering Heights

    Emily Brontë
    Thu, Dec. 14

  1. 1984 by George Orwell


    George Orwell
    Thu, Feb. 15

  1. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier


    Daphne Du Maurier 

    Thu, April 18