Book Clubs


“It’s a Mystery” Book Club  

The “It’s a Mystery” book club meets to discuss Thriller, Suspense, True Crime, Noir, Detective & Mystery novels.

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Tuesday…Still Life (Chief Inspector Gamache Series #1)

  • September 4, we will discuss Still Life by Louise Penny.
  • October 2, we will discuss Murder at the Maple Festival by Paul A. Newman.
  • November 6,  we will discuss Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena.

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 “It’s a Mystery” club’s 2018 book list.

 


Colorful Characters Book Club @ Mentor-on-the-Lake 

Join us at the Lake Branch for our monthly book and coloring club for adults! We will discuss a different book each month and while we discuss you can enjoy coloring and refreshments.

From 10-11:30 am on Friday…  The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

  • September 7, we will be discussing The Shallows: What the internet is doing to our brains by Nicolas Carr.
  • October 5, we will be discussing Dark Places by Gillian Flynn.
  • November  2, we will be discussing The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.

For more information, contact 440-257-2512 or email a Lake staff member.

 


Headlands Branch Book Club  

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…  Miracle on the Hudson: The Extraordinary Real-Life Story Behind Flight 1549, by the Survivors

  • September 12, we will be discussing Miracle on the Hudson by William Procchna
  • October 10, we will be discussing Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne.
  • November 14, we will be discussing Small Great Things by Jodi Piccoult.

Light Refreshments will be served. Registration is required.  For additional information contact Pam Rose @ 440-255-8811, ext. 282 or email Pam Rose

 


Book Club for Men 

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.

From 7-8:30 pm on Monday…Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

  • August 20, we will meet to discuss Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.
  • September 17, we will meet to discuss The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware.
  • October 15, we will meet to discuss Fordlandia by Greg Grandin.

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.

 


Senior Center Book Discussion

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…  Little Women (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

  • September 19, we will be discussing Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.
  • October 17, we will be discussing Family Tree by Susan Wiggs.
  • November 14, we will be discussing The Radium Girls by Kate Moor.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email Cailey Williams. Click to see the 2018-19 book list.

 


Monday Night Book Discussion

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…Little Women (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

  • August 27, we will be discussing Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.
  • September 24, we will be discussing The Spy by Paulo Coehlo.
  • October 22, we will be discussing Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email Cailey Williams. Click to see the Monday Night Book Discussions 2018-19 book list.

 


Book and Brush Club  

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

From 6:30-8 pm, on Wednesday…The Scribe of Siena: A Novel

  • August 22, we will be discussing The Scribe of Siena by Melodie Winawer.
  • September 26, we will be discussing The Guardian of Mercy by Terence Ward.
  • October 24, we will be discussing Sargent’s Women by Donna M. Lucey.

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

 


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Book Discussion Kits

Plan your adult book discussion group’s season of readings around our sets of books and book discussiondiscussion materials. Check out a set with multiple copies from the library so everyone can be on the same page at the same time. Click here to go to the catalog and see what is available. (If you need additional copies, visit Information Services for assistance in locating more.)

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