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

Third Tuesday, 7 p.m. and Wednesday, 12 p.m. Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov., 2nd Floor Program Room
For questions or to register, contact Kristen Amen at 214.509.4905.

  1. Shelves of books.  Some are spine out and some are face out.

    Free Choice


    Tuesday, July 19
    Wednesday, July 20

  1. Book cover: "A Little Hope" by Ethan Joella

    A Little Hope


    Ethan Joella
    September 2022

  1. Book cover of "Book of Cold Cases" by Simone St. James

    The Book of Cold Cases


    Simone St. James
    November 2022

Let's Talk Dewey Book Club

Third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct, Dec, 2nd Floor Program Room
For questions or to register, contact Stephan Horsthemke at 214.509.4905.


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

  1. A compass laying on top of a map.

    Explorers & Explorations


    Tuesday, August 16

  1. A close up of luggage on a train platform.

    Immigrant Stories


    Tuesday, October 18

  1. Shelves and shelves full of books.

    Free Choice


    Tuesday, December 13