Book Discussion Groups


Mystery Book Discussion Group

Monday Morning
3rd Monday of the Month, 10:30 - 11:30 AM  

An online ZOOM Meeting 

 January 18 Discuss books read over holidays  
February 15 Blanche Cleans Up
a cozy mystery series
Barbara Neely
 March 15 The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne  Elsa Hart
 April 19 The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance  Edmund De Waal
May 17  The Long Silence
a noir mystery
Gerard O'Donovan
June 21    
July 19 The Silent Patient Alex Michaelides
August 16 The Crossing Places Elly Griffiths
September 20 Master Class Christina Dalcher 
October 18 The Guest List Lucy Foley
November 15 The Searcher  Tana French

The Guest List


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Reel Talk

 Love books?  Love movies?  Love books made into movies?

Then you'll love this new discussion group which gets together to share their thoughts about that month's selected book and the film based upon the book. 

New members are welcome at anytime, but must be 18 years of age or older.

Unable to attend, but still want to participate?  Read the book, watch the movie and email your comments to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will share your comments with the group.

If you have any questions about Reel Talk, contact the Reference Desk (3rd Floor), or call (440) 352-3383 and ask for Reference.

Books and films are kept at the Circulation Desk on the 1st Floor.

Monday Afternoon

An online ZOOM Meeting 3:00 PM

Please register with your email address to receive your ZOOM link or ZOOM phone number a day or two before the group meets.  
Participation via zoom can be done on a landline phone, smart phone, tablet, laptop or computer. 

January 25 James Ellroy L. A. Confidential
Film Title: Same as Above
February 22 Diane Ackerman The Zookeeper's Wife
Film Title: Same as Above
March  22 James M. Cain Double Indemnity
Film title: Same as Above
April 26 Frank Deford Everybody's All American
Film Title: Same as Above
May 24 Simon Winchester

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Film Title: Same as Above

June 28 Ben Mezrich The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
Film Title: The Social Network
July No Meeting  
August No Meeting  
September 27 Shirley Jackson We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Film Title: Same as Above
October 25 John W. Campbell 

Who Goes There?: The Novella That Formed the Basis of the Thing
Film Title: The Thing from Another World


No Meeting

December 6

Paulette Jiles 

News of the World
Film Title: Same as Above



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Tuesday Afternoon Book Club: Fall 2021 - 2022

Meets at 2:00 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday in Meeting Room B at Morley Library

October 12 Simonsen, Helen The Summer Before the War
November 9 Kimball, Kristin The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food and Love
December 14 Kidd, Sue Monk The Invention of Wings
January 11 Finkel, Michael Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
February 8 Stout, Elizabeth Anything is Possible
March 8 Roach, Mary Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
April 12 Genova, Lisa Love, Anthony
May 10 Herz, Rachel The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell
June 14 Picoult, Jody Plain Truth: A Novel


Wednesday Evening Book Discussion:  Fall 2021 -  Spring 2022

(Currently meeting the second Wednesday at 7:00 pm in someone's home: To participate RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

September 8 Mclain, Paula  Circling the Sun: A Novel
October 13  Verghese, Abraham Cutting for Stone
November 10 Shapiro, B.A. The Art Forger
December 8 Hawley, Noah Before the Fall
January 12 MacIntyre, Ben The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
February 9 Enger, Leif Virgil Wander
March 9 Moore, Wes The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
April 13 Bonidan, Cathy The Lost Manuscript
May 11 Twitty, Gene The Cooking Gene: A Journey through African-American Culinary History in the Old South
June 8 Bennett, Brit The Vanishing Half: A Novel




























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