The Palmdale City Library’s Mystery Book Club “Murder, Mystery & Mayhem” will discuss the book “Frames” by Loren D. Estleman on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Chimbole Cultural Center, 38350 Sierra Hwy., in Palmdale.

The first book in Estleman’s “Valentino Series,” which grew out of a series of short stories initially published in a mystery magazine, “Frames” follows UCLA film archivist Valentino as he tries to solve a murder in order to save a long-lost film.

The group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Chimbole Cultural Center. The group is open to anyone who enjoys a good mystery.

For more information, call (661) 267-5600, TDD 267-5167.