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 Chemist

  • February 6, we will discuss The Chemist by Stephanie Meyer.
  • March 6, we will discuss A Welcome Murder by Robin Yocum.
  • April 3, we will discuss Madness so Discreet by Mindy McGinnis.

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 2017 or 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…  Image result for confession john grisham

  • February 2, we will not be meeting.
  • March 2, we will be discussing Confession by John Grisham.
  • April 6, we will be discussing The Lake House by Kate Morton.

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

 


Book Club for Men 

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.

From 7-8:30 pm on Monday…Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

  • February 19, we will meet to discuss Five Presidents by Clint Hill.
  • March 19, we will meet to discuss Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh.
  • April 16, we will meet to discuss Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.

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…  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

  • February 21, we will be discussing A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.
  • March 21, we will be discussing Hero of the Empire by Candice Millard.
  • April 18, we will be discussing The Final Cut by Catherine Coulter.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email Cailey Williams. Click to see the 2017-18 book list.

 


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…  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: A Novel

  • February 21, we will be discussing The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer.
  • March 21, we will be discussing Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard.
  • April 18, we will be discussing Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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

 


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…The Wedding Dress

  • January 22, we will meet to discuss Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck.
  • February 26, we will meet to discuss Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.
  • March 26, we will meet to discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email Cailey Williams. Click to see the Monday Night Book Discussions 2017-18 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 Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece

  • January 24, 2018, we will meet to discuss The Rescue Artist by Edward Dolnick.
  • February 28, 2018, we will meet to discuss Da Vinci’s Tiger by L.M. Elliot.
  • March 28, we will meet to discuss The Woman Who Heard Color by Kelly Jones.

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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