Book Clubs

ProfilersThe Big Sleep

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

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Tuesday…

  • We will not have a meeting in January.  Happy Holidays!
  • February 3, we will discuss The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler.
  • March 3, we will discuss Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.

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


Lakeside Book Club @ Mentor-on-the-LakeThe Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival

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…

  • January 7th, we will be discussing The Tiger by Valliant.
  • February 4th, we will be discussing Outlander by Diana Gabaldon.
  • March 4th, we will be discussing Stealing Athena by Karen Essex.

For more information, contact Darlene W. at  440-257-2512 or email Darlene.Workman@MentorPL.org. Click to see the Lakeside Readers’ 2015 book list.


Teen Book Club @ Mentor-on-the-LakeKetchup Clouds

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…

  • January 3rd, we will having our New Year Party where we will be discussing the books we are currently reading and give each other recommendations.
  • February 7th, we will be discussing Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher.
  • March 7th, we will be discussing If I Stay by Gayle Forman.

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


Book Club for MenIndian Killer

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.

  • January 19th, we will meet to discuss Sherman Alexie’s Indian Killer.
  • February 16th, we will meet to discuss John Domenic Crossan’s Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography.
  • March 16th, we will meet to discuss Craig Johnson’s Cold Dish.

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


Senior Center Book DiscussionSister

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…

  • January 21st, we will discuss Sister by Rosamund Lupton.
  • February 18th, we will discuss The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan.
  • March 18th, we will discuss Final Exam by P.F. Kluge.

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


Headlands Branch Book ClubThe Ice Princess (Fjällbacka 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…

  • January 21, 2015, we will discuss The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg.
  • February 18, we will discuss Await Your Reply by Dan Choan.
  • March 18, we will discuss Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear.

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


Book and Brush Club

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle

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

From 6:30-8 pm, on Wednesday…

  • January 28th, the book we will discuss is Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by the Countess of Carnarvon.
  • February 25th, the book we will discuss is The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan.
  • March 25th, the book we will discuss is The Monument’s Men by Robert Edsel.

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


Monday Night Book DiscussionSuite Francaise

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…

  • January 26th, we will meet to discuss Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky.
  • February 23rd, we will meet to discuss The End of your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe.
  • March 23rd, we will meet to discuss Among the Wonderful by Stacy Carlton.

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


20′s / 30′s ReadersThe Necklace: Thirteen Women and the Experiment That Transformed Their Lives

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…

  • January 28th, we will meet at Aladdin’s (8870 Mentor Ave) to discuss The Necklace by Cheryl Jarvis.
  • February 25th, we will meet at The Jade Tree (7673 Mentor Ave) to discuss The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin.
  • March 25th, we will meet at Red Robin (36565 Euclid Ave) to discuss Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.

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 Kristin.Milks@MentorPl.org.  What are we reading? Click to see our 2015 book list.


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