Book Clubs

ProfilersDeja Dead (Temperance Brennan 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…

  • May 5th, we will discuss Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs.
  • June 2nd, we will discuss Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbøl & Agnete Friis.
  • July 7th, we will discuss The Big Over Easy: A Nursery Crime by Jasper Fforde.

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-LakeThe Shape Shifter (Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee Series #18)

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…

  • 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.
  • July 1st, we will be discussing False Mermaid by Erin Hart.

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-LakeThe Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

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…

  • May 2nd, we will be discussing The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart.
  • June 6th, we will be discussing The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater.
  • July 11th, we will be discussing The Sweetest Dark by Shana Abe.

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


Book Club for MenChomp (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.

  • May 18th, we will meet to discuss Carl Hiassen’s Chomp.
  • June 15th, we will meet to discuss Denise Kiernan’s The Girls of Atomic City.
  • July 20th, we will meet to discuss Cherie Burns’ The Great Hurricane, 1938.

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 DiscussionThe Red House

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…

  • May 20th, we will discuss The Red House by Mark Haddon.
  • There will be no meeting in June, July, or August.  Enjoy your summer break!

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 ClubThe Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

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…

  • May 20th, we will discuss The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.
  • June 10th, we will discuss Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchey.
  • July 8th, we will discuss Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin.

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


Monday Night Book DiscussionThe Chaperone

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…

  • May 18th, we will meet to discuss The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty.
  • There will be no meeting in June, July, or August.  Enjoy your summer break!

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 ClubStrapless

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

From 6:30-8 pm, on Wednesday…

  • There is no meeting in May.  Happy Spring!
  • June 24th, the book we will discuss is Strapless by Deborah Davis.
  • There will be no meeting in July or August.  Enjoy your summer break!

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 ReadersZ: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

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…

  • May 27th, we will meet at Applebees (9174 Mentor Ave) to discuss Z: a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Ann Fowler.
  • June 24th, we will meet at Melt (7289 Mentor Ave) to discuss Apron Anxiety by Alyssa Shelasky.
  • July 22nd, we will meet at Hooley House (7861 Reynolds Rd) to discuss The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

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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