Book Clubs

ProfilersThe Face of Deception (Eve Duncan Series #1)

The Profilers book club meets to discuss Thriller, Suspense, True Crime, Noir, Detective & Mystery novels.

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Tuesday…

  • April 7, we will discuss Face of Deception by Iris Johansen (Title Change).
  • May 5th, we will discuss Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs.
  • June 2nd, we will discuss Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbøl & Agnete Friis.

For more information contact Mary P. at the library at 440.255.8811 ext. 215 or email Mary Pelton.  What are we reading?  Click to see the Profilers’ 2015 book list.


Lakeside Book Club @ Mentor-on-the-LakeSacré Bleu: A Comedy d'Art

Adult patrons are invited to join us at the Mentor-on-the-Lake branch in order to discuss that month’s selected book.  Space is limited. Refreshments will be provided.

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Wednesday…

  • March 4th, we will be discussing Stealing Athena by Karen Essex.
  • April 1st, we will be discussing Sacre Bleu by Christopher Moore.
  • May 6th, we will be discussing The Shape Shifter by Tony Hillerman.
  • June 3rd, we will be discussing Two Old Women: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal by Velma Wallils

For more information, contact Darlene W. at  440-257-2512 or email a Lake staff member. Click to see the Lakeside Readers’ 2015 book list.


Teen Book Club @ Mentor-on-the-LakeIf I Stay

Hey, teens… why should adults have all the fun? Stop by the Lake Branch for a book club that’s just for you! No tests, no grades–no stress! Meetings are held from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month.

From 2:00-3:30 pm on Saturday…

  • March 7th, we will be discussing If I Stay by Gayle Forman.
  • April 4th, we will be discussing Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier.
  • May 2nd, we will be discussing The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart.

For more information Call Ariel J. at 440-257-2512. Click to see the Teen Book Club’s 2015 book list.


Book Club for MenThe Cold Dish (Walt Longmire Series #1) (TV Tie-In)

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.

  • March 16th, we will meet to discuss Craig Johnson’s Cold Dish.
  • April 20th, we will meet to discuss Phillip Bobbitt’s The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World He Made.
  • May 18th, we will meet to discuss Carl Hiassen’s Chomp.

Light refreshments will be served.  Book Club for Men is free and open to the public.  For a copy of the book or for more information, contact John F. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email John Foster. Click to see the  Book Club for Men’s 2014 Book List.


Senior Center Book DiscussionFinal Exam

Join librarian Cailey W., on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1:30-3:00 pm at the Mentor Senior Center, for a stimulating discussion of the bestsellers, classics and more.

From 1:30-3:00 pm on Wednesday…

  • March 18th, we will discuss Final Exam by P.F. Kluge.
  • April 15th, we will discuss The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe.
  • May 20th, we will discuss The Red House by Mark Haddon.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email Cailey Williams. Click to see the 2014-2015 Senior Center Book Discussion list.


Headlands Branch Book ClubMaisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs Series #1)

Adult patrons are invited to join us at the Headlands Community Center for the Mentor Public Library – Headlands Branch Book Club.

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Wednesday…

  • March 18, we will discuss Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear.
  • April 15th, we will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.
  • May 20th, we will discuss The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.

Light Refreshments will be served. Registration is required.  For additional information contact Pam Rose @ 440-257-2000.


Monday Night Book DiscussionAmong the Wonderful: A Novel

Join librarian Cailey W. for a stimulating discussion of bestselling books.  The book club regularly meets on the 4th Monday of the month.

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Monday…

  • March 23rd, we will meet to discuss Among the Wonderful by Stacy Carlton.
  • April 27th, we will meet to discuss The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom.
  • May 18th, we will meet to discuss The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email Cailey Williams.  Click to see the 2014-2015 Monday Night Book Discussion list.


Book and Brush ClubThe Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

Join Librarian Barb Hauer for a lively discussion of art historical novels featuring works by various artists.

From 6:30-8 pm, on Wednesday…

  • March 25th, the book we will discuss is The Monuments Men by Robert Edsel.
  • April 29th, the book we will discuss is Temple of a Thousand Faces by John Shors.
  • May 27th, the book we will discuss is Madame Picasso by Anne Girard.

For more information contact Barb Hauer at 440.255.8811, ext. 210, or email Barbara Hauer. Click to see the Book and Brush Club’s 2014-15 book list.


20′s / 30′s ReadersMe Before You

Readers in their 20′s /30′s meet on the last Wednesday of the month, at varying restaurants in Mentor, in order to discuss popular books.

From 6:30-8:00 pm, on Wednesday…

  • March 25th, we will meet at Red Robin (36565 Euclid Ave) to discuss Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.
  • April 29th, we will meet at Local Tavern (9470 Mentor Ave) to discuss Conversations with Myself by Nelson Mandela.
  • May 27th, we will meet at Applebees (9174 Mentor Ave) to discuss Z: a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Ann Fowler.

Since we will be a meeting at  a restaurant, the library will provide an appetizer for the table. For more information, and to get a copy of the book, contact Meredith at 440-255-8811 ext. 215 or email Meredith Tomeo.  What are we reading? Click to see our 2015 book list.


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