Book Clubs

Headlands Branch Book Club

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
6:30-7:00 p.m.

Headlands Branch is forming a Book Club for adults. This club will meet on a monthly basis. This is an informational meeting. Bring your ideas and book suggestions. For additional information contact Pam Rose @ 440-257-2000.


Lakeside Book Club @ Mentor-on-the-LakeMiddlesex

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…

  • September 3, we will discuss Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides.
  • October 1, we will discuss The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell.
  • November 5, we will discuss The Last Chinese Chef by Nichole Mones.

For more information, contact Darlene W. at  440-257-2512 or email Darlene.Workman@MentorPL.org.


Senior Center Book DiscussionZ: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

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…

  • September 17th, we will discuss Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Ann Fowler.
  • October 15th, we will discuss Among the Wonderful by Stacy Carlton.
  • November 19th, we will discuss The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty.

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.


Book Club for MenThe Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.

From 7-8:30 pm, on Monday…

  • September 15th, we will meet to discuss Rachel Joyce’s The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.
  • October 20th, we will meet to discuss Roddy Doyle’s A Star Called Henry.
  • November 17th, we will meet to discuss Bernard Bailyn’s To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders.

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.


Monday Night Book DiscussionSister

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…

  • September 22nd, we will meet to discuss Sister by Rosamund Lupton.
  • October 27th, we will meet to discuss Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan.
  • November 24th, we will meet to discuss Orphan Train by Christina Kline.

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.


ProfilersPost mortem (Kay Scarpetta Series #1) (en español)

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

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Tuesday…

  • August 26th, we will discuss Post Mortem by Patricia Cornwell.
  • September 30th, we will be discussing different books by by Robert B. Parker.
  • October 28th, we will discuss Stiff: the curious life of human cadavers by Mary Roach.

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 in 2014?  Click to see the 2014 Profilers’ 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…

  • There is no meeting scheduled for August.  Enjoy your summer!
  • September 24th, the book we will discuss is Room with a View by E.M. Forster.
  • October 22nd, the book we will discuss is Tale of a Genje by Shikibu Murasaki.

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


20′s / 30′s ReadersBrain on Fire: My Month of Madness

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…

  • August 27th, we will meet at Manhatten Deli (8900 Mentor Ave) to discuss Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan.
  • September 24th, we will meet at Winking Lizard (9570 Mentor Ave) to discuss To Kill the Irishman by Rick Porello.
  • October 29th, we will meet at Max and Erma’s (7890 Mentor Ave) to discuss I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga.

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 in 2014? Click to see the 2014 Book List.


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