Book Clubs

Lakeside Book Club @ Mentor-on-the-LakeThe Winner

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 7, we will discuss Blindness by Jose Saramago.
  • June 4, we will discuss Winner by David Baldachi.

For more information, contact Darlene W. at  440-257-2512 or email

Senior Center Book Discussion
The House Girl

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 21st, we will discuss The House Girl by Tara Conklin.
  • There will be no book club meetings in June.  Enjoy your summer!

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email

Book Club for MenThe Price of Glory: Verdun 1916; Revised Edition

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.

From 7-8:30 pm, on Monday…

  • April 21st, we will meet to discuss Jamie Ford’s The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.
  • May 19th, we will meet to discuss Alastair Horne’s The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916.

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 Click to see the  Book Club for Men’s 2014 Book List.

Monday Night Book DiscussionThe Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: 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…

  • April 28th, we will meet to discuss Defending Jacob by William Landay.
  • May 19th, we will meet to discuss The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email

ProfilersDoing Max Vinyl: An Annie Ogden Mystery

The Profilers book club meets on the last Tuesday of the month to discuss Thriller, Suspense, True Crime, Noir, Detective & Mystery novels.

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Tuesday…

  • April 29th, we will discuss The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout.
  • May 27th, we will discuss Doing Max Vinyl by Fredrick Lee Brooke.

For more information contact Mary P. at the library at 440.255.8811 ext. 215 or email  What are we reading in 2014?  Click to see the 2014 Profilers’ Book List.

Book and Brush ClubWith Violets

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

From 6:30-8 pm, on Wednesday…

  • April 23rd, we will discuss With Violets by Elizabeth Robards.
  • May 28th, we will discuss Pompeii by Robert Harris.

For more information contact Barb Hauer at 440.255.8811, ext. 210, or email

20′s / 30′s ReadersThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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…

  • April 30th, we will meet at Stadium Bar and Grill (8330 Tyler Blvd) to discuss Bossypants by Tina Fey.
  • May 28th, we will meet at Hooley House (7861 Reynolds Rd) to discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

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 Kristin at 440-255-8811 ext. 215 or email  What are we reading in 2014? Click to see the 2014 Book List.

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