Book Clubs

“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… Stillhouse Lake

  • November 5, we will discuss Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine.
  • December 3, we will discuss All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda.
  • There is no meeting in January. Happy Holidays.

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…  The Language of Flowers

  • November 1, we will be discussing The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.
  • No December meeting. Happy Holidays!
  • January – 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… Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel

  • October 21, we will meet to discuss Robin Sloane’s Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore.
  • November 18, we will meet to discuss Douglas Preston’s The Lost City of the Monkey God.
  • No December meeting. Happy Holidays!

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 Diving Bell and the Butterfly

  • October 16, we will be discussing The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean Dominique Bauby.
  • November 20, we will be discussing Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.
  • There is no meeting in December. Happy Holidays!

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 Bell Jar (P.S. Series)

  • October 16, we will be discussing The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath.
  • November 20, we will be discussing The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin.
  • December 18, we will be discussing Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 or email Cailey Williams. Click to see the 2019-20 Senior Center Booklist.


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…Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation

  • October 28, we will be discussing Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca.
  • November 25,  we will be discussing I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon.
  • No December meeting. Happy Holidays!

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 or email Cailey Williams. Click to see the Monday Night Book Discussions 2019-20 Monday Night Booklist.


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…The Modigliani Scandal

  • October 23, we will be discussing The Modigliani Scandal by Ken Follett.
  • There will be no book club in November or December.

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


NoveList Plus

Looking for more books by your favorite author, or want to explore similar authors? Not sure of the next book in the series you’re reading? Then you need NoveList Plus, a comprehensive online readers’ advisory tool. Using NoveList, you can search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.


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.)

Comments are closed.

MAIN: 440.255.8811    •    LAKE: 440.257.2512    •    HEADLANDS: 440.257.2000
© 2019 Mentor Public Library 8215 Mentor Ave. Mentor, OH 44060
Mentor Public Library