“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 Wednesday…

  • No meeting in January 2022.
  • Wednesday, February 2, we will discuss The Long Call by Ann Cleeves.
  • March 2, we will discuss I See You by Clare Mackintosh

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 and 2022 book list.

Watch What You Read Book Club @ Mentor-on-the-Lake

Join us at the Lake Branch for our NEW monthly book club featuring books that have been made into movies! Read the book, watch the movie version, and then come to our book club to discuss how they complement and differ from each other. Visit or call the Lake Branch to get your copy of this month’s book.

From 10-11:30 am on Tuesday…

  • January 11, we will discuss Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.
  • February 8, we will discuss Defending Jacob by William Landay.

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,…

  • There is no book club meeting in December.
  • January 17, 2022, we will be reading Mad at the World: A Biography of John Steinbeck by William Souder.
  • February 21, we will be reading a book still 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.

Senior Center Book Club @ Mentor Senior Center

Join Mentor librarian Cailey to discuss popular reads and books of interest each month. Copies of the book will be available for pick-up at the Main Branch of the Mentor Public Library. Personal copies may also be used. This group meets at the Mentor Senior Center the third Wednesday of the month.

From 1:30-3:00 pm, on Wednesday…

  • December 15, we will be discussing Code Girls by Liza Mundy.
  • January 19, we will be discussing Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce.
  • February 16, we will be discussing The Glass Ocean by Beatriz Williams.

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 www.cityofmentor.com.

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

Science Fiction Book Club @ Headlands

Interested in reading some new (or classic) speculative fiction? Join us at the Headlands Community Center on the 3rd Wednesday of every month for an in-depth discussion of some thought-provoking titles!

From pm on Wednesday…

  • January 19, we will be discussing The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin.
  • February 16, we will be discussing The City We Became by NK Jemisin.
  • March 16, we will be discussing The Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler.

For additional information, contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online. Registration is required.

Little Weirds

Women Reading Funny Women @ Headlands

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

  • 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.

The Great Alone

Monday Night Book Discussion @ Main

Join librarian Cailey W. for a discussion of bestsellers, popular reads, and books of interest. The book club regularly meets on the 4th Monday of the month at the Main Branch of the library.

From 6:30-8:00 pm on Monday…

  • No meeting in December.
  • January 24, we will be discussing The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley.
  • February 28, we will be discussing a book TBD.

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

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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.)