Learned Owl Book Groups

The Learned Owl Book Club discusses The Last Painting (July 10 & 11)

Join The Learned Owl Book Club On July 10 at 1pm or July 11 at 7pm as they discuss The Last Painting by Sara De Vos. They will be meeting at the Christ Episcopal Church instead of at the Owl, due to the construction on Main Street. 

More about the book: 

A RARE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY PAINTING LINKS THREE LIVES, ON THREE CONTINENTS, OVER THREE CENTURIES IN "THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS," AN EXHILARATING NEW NOVEL FROM DOMINIC SMITH.

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250118325
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador - April 4th, 2017

Book Club in a Bar Discusses Redemption Road by John Hart at 6:30 (June 29)

Join Book Club in Bar as we discuss John Hart's novel "Redemption Road".  Enjoy food, drinks, and the company of fellow book lovers! The meeting will be held at Noble House.

More about John Hart and "Remption Road":

Over 2 million copies of his books in print. The first and only author to win back-to-back Edgars for Best Novel. Every book a New York Times bestseller. After five years, John Hart is back.

Redemption Road: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250132116
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin - May 16th, 2017

Book Club in a Bar with Special Guest Robin Yocum (May 25)

Join us at Lager & Vine at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th, for The Learned Owl's Book Club in a Bar. Our guest author will be Robin Yocum, author of the 2017 Edgar Award-nominated "A Brilliant Death", the critically acclaimed novels "Favorite Sons", "The Essay", and "Dead Before Deadline". He will be speaking with the group about another of his mysteries, "A Welcome Murder", which is available at the book shop. 

A Welcome Murder Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633882638
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Seventh Street Books - April 4th, 2017

History Book Club: The Creation of Israel and Jordan (April 23)

The Learned Owl Book Shop's History Book Club will meet Sunday, April 23rd, from 2 to 4 p.m. The topic will be the creation of Israel and Jordan. Those interested in attending are asked to read any book they choose on the topic and come ready to discuss with the group. There is no cost for attending, and no need to sign up. 

For more information about this and other events, go to or call 330-653-2252.

Learned Owl Book Club Discusses Grandma Gatewood's Walk

Join us as our Learned Owl Book Club discusses Grandma Gatewood's Walk by Ben Motgomery.

This month the group will only meet for discussion once. 

Normally, the group meets on the second Monday (1 PM) and Tuesday (7 PM) of each month. New members are always welcome!

Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781613734995
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chicago Review Press - April 1st, 2016

Frank Lavin at History Book Club

Join The Learned Owl Book Shop History Book Club on Sunday, March 19th, 2 p.m., when we welcome Frank Lavin, a Canton native and former U.S. ambassador to Singapore. The author will be bring his book "Home Front to Battlefront: An Ohio Teenager in World War II". Mr. Lavin writes about his father Carl's adventures, in turn disarming and sobering. The story will appeal to general readers, veterans, educators, and students of the war. The book offers insight into the wartime career of a Jewish Ohioan in the military, from enlistment to training through overseas deployment.

Home Front to Battlefront: An Ohio Teenager in World War II (War and Society in North America) Cover Image
By Frank Lavin, Henry A. Kissinger (Foreword by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9780821422557
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ohio University Press - January 15th, 2017

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