Book Clubs

Busy People’s Book Club @ Main

Our newest book club, perfect for people on the go. No meetings or deadlines, just good books! Our book of the month will include book discussion questions, information about the author and other interesting facts.

Books available on the first Mondays of the month.The Lake House

  • June 2019 – The Lake House by Kate Morton
  • July 2019 – The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild
  • August 2019 – Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by The Countess of Carnarvon

Pick up books and discussion guides at the Main Library reference desk.


“It’s a Mystery” Book Club  @ Main

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…Magpie Murders

  • July 2, we will discuss Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz.
  • August 6, we will discuss Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama.
  • September 3, we will discuss Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf.

For more information contact Mary P. at the library at 440.255.8811 ext. 247 or email Mary Pelton.  What are we reading?  Click to see the “It’s a Mystery” club’s 2019 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…  Family Tree: A Novel

  • July 5, we will be discussing a book Family Tree by Susan Wiggs.
  • August 2, we will be discussing a book TBD.
  • September 6, we will be discussing a book TBD.

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


Book Club for Men @ Main

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.

From 7-8:30 pm on Monday…The Silent Corner (Jane Hawk Series #1)

  • June 17, we will meet to discuss Dean Koontz’s Silent Corner.
  • July 15, we will meet to discuss Jesse Eisinger’s The Chickenshit Club.
  • August 19, we will meet to discuss a book TBD.

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. 247 or email John Foster.


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 Shadow of the Wind

  • June 19, we will be discussing The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.
  • July 17, we will  be discussing Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer.
  • August 21, we will be discussing Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell by Rachel Herz.

Light Refreshments will be served. Registration is required.  For additional information contact Josh Sebrasky @ 440-257-2000 or email Josh Sebrasky.


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 Keeper of Lost Things: A Novel

  • June 19, we will be discussing The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan.
  • There is no meeting in July. Happy Summer!
  • August 21, we will be discussing a book TDB.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 or email Cailey Williams. Click to see the 2018-19 book list.


Monday Night Book Discussion@ Main

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…Silver Girl

  • June 24, we will be discussing Silver Girl by Elin Hilderbrand.
  • There is no Book Club in July. Happy Summer!
  • August 26, we will be discussing a book TBD.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 or email Cailey Williams. Click to see the Monday Night Book Discussions 2018-19 book list.


Book and Brush Club @ Main

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

From 6:30-8 pm, on Wednesday…Summer sun

  • There is no meeting scheduled for June. Happy Summer!
  • There is no meeting scheduled for July. Happy Summer!
  • August 28, we will be discussing a book TBD.

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


NoveList Plus

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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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