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…The Couple Next Door

  • November 6,  we will discuss Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena.
  • December 4, we will discuss Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware.
  • There will be no Book Club in January.  Happy New Years!

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 Handmaid's Tale

  • November  2, we will be discussing The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.
  • December 7, we will be discussing The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.
  • January 4, we will be discussing a book TBD.

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…  Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History

  • 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.
  • There will be no Book Club in December.  Happy Holidays!

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…Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City

  • October 15, we will meet to discuss Fordlandia by Greg Grandin.
  • November 19, we will meet to discuss On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder
  • December 17, we will meet to discuss The Dead Key by D. M. Pulley.

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…  Family Tree: A Novel

  • October 17, we will be discussing Family Tree by Susan Wiggs.
  • November 14, we will be discussing The Radium Girls by Kate Moor.
  • December 19, we will be discussing Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.

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…Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

  • October 22, we will be discussing Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.
  • November 26, we will be discussing The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan.
  • There will be no Book Discussion in December. Happy Holidays!

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…Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

  • October 24, we will be discussing Sargent’s Women by Donna M. Lucey.
  • There is no book club scheduled for November. Happy Thanksgiving.
  • There is no book club scheduled for December. Happy Holidays.

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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