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 Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce Series #1)

  • July 5th, we will discuss Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley.
  • August 2, we will discuss Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia Macneal.
  • September 6, we will discuss Kill Artist by Daniel Silva.

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 2016 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. Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence

From 10-11:30 am on Friday…

  • July 8th, we will be discussing Revolutionary Summer by Joseph J. Ellis.
  • August 5, we will be discussing The Visitors by Sally Beauman.
  • September 2, we will be discussing To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

For more information, contact Ragan at  440-257-2512 or email a Lake staff member. Click to see the Colorful Characters’ 2016 book list.


Book Club for Men 

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

  • July 18th, we will meet to discuss David Shafer’s Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
  • August 15th, we will meet to discuss Robert Zaretsky’s A Life Worth Living.
  • September 19th,  we will meet to discuss Matt Johnson’s Pym.

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…The Last Runaway

  • There will be no book club July. Happy Summer!
  • August 17th, we will be discussing The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier.
  • Septemeber 21st, we will be discussing A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email Cailey Williams. Click here to see the 2015-2016 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 Other Typist: A Novel

  • July 20th, we will discuss My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman.
  • August 17th, we will discuss Other Typist by Susanne Rindell.
  • September 21st, we will discuss Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

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


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…Lisette's List: A Novel

  • July 27, we will meet to discuss Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland.
  • August 24, we will meet to discuss The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova.
  • September 28, we will meet to discuss Stealing Mona Lisa by Carson Morton.

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


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.At the Water's Edge

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Monday…

  • There will be no meeting in June or July. Happy Summer!
  • August 22nd, we will meet to discuss At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 or email Cailey Williams. Click here to see the Monday Night Book Discussions 2015-2016 book list.


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