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“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…

  • November 2, we will discuss Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.
  • December 7, we will discuss Wherever She Goes by Kelley Armstrong.
  • No meeting in January 2022.

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 2021 book list.

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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 a light refreshment. Coloring pages and pencils will be provided.

From 10-11:30 am on Friday…

  • November 5, we will discuss Masterpiece by Fiona Davis.
  • Thursday, December 2, we will discuss Radium Girls by Kate Moore.
  • January 7, we will discuss a book TDB.

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

The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

Book Club for Men @ Main

Join male readers to discuss books of interest.

From 7-8:30 pm on Monday…

  • October 18, we will meet to discuss Transcription by Kate Atkinson.
  • November 15, The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution by Eric Foner.
  • There is no book club meeting in December.

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.

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Gathering Moss Book Club @ Headlands

Calling all nature lovers, green thumbs and anyone else with an interest in talking about the beauty and mystery of the natural world. Join us for a rich discussion of some of today’s best nature titles.

For more information contact Josh at the Headlands library at 440.257.2000 or by email. Please click on the underlined date to register for a specific meeting.

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Senior Center Book Club @ Mentor Senior Center

Join Mentor librarian Cailey to discuss popular reads each month via Zoom.  Copies of the book will be available for pick-up at the Main Branch of the Mentor Public Library. Call (440) 255-8811, ext. 247 to arrange pick up at the drive thru. Personal copies may also be used. For more information, email

From 1:30-3:00 pm, on Wednesday…

  • October 20, we will be discussing  Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney.
  • November 17, we will be discussing The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.
  • There is no book club meeting in December.

This program is in partnership with the Mentor Senior Center. Participants must be members to register. To register, call the Senior Center at 974-5725 or visit

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Women Reading Funny Women @ Headlands

Come join us for a fun book club reading some of today’s funniest ladies.

  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021, we will meet to discuss Little Weirds at the Headlands Community Center (9096 Lake Overlook Dr) by the hilarious and gorgeous funny woman, Jenny Slate.
  • Wednesday, December 15, we will meet to discuss Trixie and Katya’s Guide to Modern Womanhood at the Headlands Community Center (9096 Lake Overlook Dr)

For more information contact Alyssa at the Headlands library at 440.257.2000. Registration is required. Please click on the underlined date to register.

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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…

  • October 25, we will be discussing Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict.
  • November 22, we will be discussing Anxious People by Fredrik Backman.
  • No meeting in December.

For more information contact Cailey W. at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 or email Cailey Williams.

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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 discussion 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.)