Books & Authors

Winter Reading for Adults

January 2 - March 1, play in your library or online
Read books, eBooks, audiobooks, Playaways, or downloadable audiobooks for a chance to win a themed prize bundle: Cooking, Game Night, Outdoors, Readers, Spa, Travel, Kindle Paperwhite, or a Harry Potter LEGO Set.
Stop by your library to select a magnet for reading.

Winter Authors

Presented by MCDL and the Friends of MCDL

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Fireside after hours book discussions. Book sale and signing following events. 

Natalie D. Richards photo and book coverCozy Mystery Series: Natalie D. Richards
Fri., Jan. 12, 6:30 pm (blizzard date Jan. 19.)
Medina Library, register online
Discuss Four Found Dead with Natalie D. Richards. Natalie lives in Ohio and is the author of nine novels including New York Times Bestsellers Five Total Strangers and Seven Dirty Secrets.
Browse titles by Natalie D. Richards.

Vivien Chien photo and book coverCozy Mystery Series: Vivien Chien
Fri., Feb. 9, 5:30 - 7:00 pm (blizzard date Feb. 15.)
Buckeye Library, register online
Discuss The Noodle Shop Mysteries with Vivien Chien. Vivien is the author of nine books in this series set in Cleveland’s Asiatown. She lives in Parma. 
Browse titles by Vivien Chien.

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Virtual Author Visit with Thao Thai
Thurs., Feb. 15, 6:30 pm, Zoom, register online
Thao Thai is the author of Banyan Moon, a Read With Jenna selection. The novel is a sweeping, evocative debut following three generations of Vietnamese American women reeling from the death of their matriarch. Thao lives in Ohio with her family. 
Find Banyan Moon in the catalog. 

Book Club Bags

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Request a Book Club Bag

Get your book club up and running! Each Book Club Bag contains 10 copies of the book and discussion questions. Bags check out for six weeks at a time. Additional formats like audiobooks or large print are available for most titles.

Find a Book Club
Find a book club at a library near you.


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Brittney is a Librarian at Lodi Library