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

  • There is no meeting in January. Happy Holidays.
  • February 4, we will discuss Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca.
  • March 3, we will discuss A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murderby Dianne Freeman.

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 and 2020 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 Chilbury Ladies' Choir

  • January 3, we will discuss Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan.
  • February 7, we will discuss The Spy: a Novel of Mata Hari by Paulo Coelho.
  • March 6, we will discuss The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood.

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… From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia

  • No December meeting. Happy Holidays!
  • January 20, we will meet to discuss Michael McFaul’s From Cold War to Hot Peace.
  • February 24, we will meet to discuss Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster.

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 Nightingale

  • There is no meeting in December. Happy Holidays!
  • January 15, we will be discussing The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • February 19,  we will be discussing The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.

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… Behind Closed Doors

  • December 18, we will be discussing Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris.
  • January 27, we will be discussing Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell.
  • February 19, we will be discussing The Mapmaker’s Children by Sarah McCoy.

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… Gone with the Wind

  • No December meeting. Happy Holidays!
  • January 27, 2020, we will be discussing Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell.
  • February 24, we will be discussing Behind Closed Doors B.A. Paris.

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 Collection Development Manager Barb for a visual presentation based on the lives of artists and associated art movements based on art historical fiction and non fiction.

From 6:30-8 pm, on Wednesday… The Marriage of Opposites

  • There will be no book club in December.
  • January 22, 2020, we will be discussing The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.

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.)

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