Plano Reads: December Book Clubs
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Plano Reads: December Book Clubs

This month’s book club picks will take you on a literary (or even culinary) journey. Try one of these selections or come and share your own recent reads. Choose from online or in-person meetings, check out (or download) this month’s picks and get ready to read and discuss.

What Are You Reading Now?

Monday, December 5 at 3 pm

Hybrid, meeting in-person at Haggard Library and on Zoom

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

Chinese Book Talk 中文书谈论会

Thursday, December 8 at 7 pm

Meeting on Zoom

Read and discuss great Chinese books you’ve read.


Cook the Book

Tuesday, December 20 at 1 pm

Hybrid, meeting in-person at Davis Library and on Zoom

Showstopper Desserts: Cheesecake

Choose your favorite recipe for the monthly topic, prepare a dish and participate in a robust discussion on cooking. Those on Zoom can prepare something delicious to “share” virtually with others. For those meeting in-person, bring the finished dish so everyone can get a sample. Don’t forget the recipe! 


Oreo Brownie Cheesecake from Whole Food for your Family by Autumn Michaelis, available in print

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake from
Once Upon a Chef: Weeknight/Weekend, available in print

Mr. Ha Ha’s New York-Style Birthday Mini-Cheesecake Cupcakes from The Golden Girls Cookbook, available in print

The rest of our book clubs will resume meetings in January 2023. Here is the upcoming schedule:

Second Tuesday Book Club

Meets on the second Tuesday monthly at Schimelpfenig Library at 7pm

Jan 10 The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray Print | Large Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Feb 14 Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro English | Chinese | eBook | eAudiobook

Mar 14 True Biz by Sara Novic Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Apr 11 Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Mystery Book Club

Meets on the third Thursday monthly at Davis Library and virtually at 7pm – register for the virtual session

Jan 19 The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Feb 16 Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead Print | Large Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Mar 16 Five Decembers by James Kestrel Print | eBook

Apr 20 The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Brown Bag Book Club

Meets on the fourth Thursday monthly at Parr Library at 12pm

Jan 26 Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe Print | Large Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Feb 23 The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Mar 23 The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family by Ron Howard Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Apr 27 I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys Print | Playaway | eBook | eAudiobook

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