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