Plano Reads: January Book Clubs

Start off the New Year right with a new book! Join Plano Public Library Book Clubs in person or online to discuss and share thoughts on your latest reads. Choose from virtual, in-person and hybrid meeting options.

Check out the 2022 Book Club catalog (PDF) for all sessions in the next year, with titles and themes. Continue reading for what’s coming up this January.

What Are You Reading Now?

Monday, January 10 at 3 p.m.

Hybrid, meeting in person at Haggard Library and virtually on Zoom.

Read and discuss great books you’ve read. Check out past recap book lists here on the blog.


Second Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday, January 11 at 7 p.m.
In-person at Schimelpfenig Library

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Available as Print |eBook | eAudiobook

Taken hostage by a failed bank robber while attending an open house, eight anxiety-prone strangers–including a redemption-seeking bank director, two couples who would fix their marriages, and a plucky octogenarian–discover their unexpected common traits.


Chinese Book Talk

中文书谈论会
Register here for Zoom meeting

Thursday, January 13 at 7 p.m.

Read and discuss great Chinese books you’ve read.

分享一本您读过的中文好书。


Cook the Book

Register here for Zoom meeting

Tuesday, January 18 at 1 p.m.

Soup’s On!

Choose your favorite recipe for the monthly topic, prepare the dish and participate in a robust discussion on
cooking.

Examples:

Cook’s Illustrated All-time Best Soups by America’s Test Kitchen, available as Print

Soup of the Day by Kate McMillian, available as Print

Soup Swap: Comforting Recipes to Make and Share by Kathy Gunst, available as Print | eBook


Mystery Book Club

Register here for Zoom meeting

Thursday, January 20 at 7 p.m.

When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole

Available as Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Rear Window meets Get Out in this gripping thriller from a critically acclaimed and New York Times Notable author, in which the gentrification of a Brooklyn neighborhood takes on a sinister new meaning.


Reel Reading

Register here for Zoom meeting

Monday, January 24 at 7 p.m.

Teens: Reel Reading is your club to talk about all things binge-worthy. A monthly binge fest on books, TV series or films.


Brown Bag Book Club

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 12 p.m.

In person at Parr Library — bring your lunch and discuss the featured book

Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre

Available as Print |eBook |eAudiobook

Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain’s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War – while he was secretly working for the enemy.  This true story is based on personal papers and never-before-seen British intelligence files.


For more reading suggestions, check out our Plano Reads posts

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