The War Memorial Library in Hudson is a non-profit registered charity providing a subscription library of printed and digital materials, primarily in the English language, to the residents of Hudson, Quebec and surrounding communities.Operated by volunteers, the Library is self-financing through membership fees, donations and fund raising activities. The Library in turn donates, to local charities, funds in excess of its own needs.The building and the Library serve as a memorial to those in Hudson who served in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Linda La Plante

Author, television dramatist and actress Lynda Marchal La Plante began her career as a stage and television actress. She worked with the National Theatre before turning to scriptwriting. In the U.S., La Plante is best known as the author of Prime Suspect, a mystery-thriller television series featuring Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison. The critically-acclaimed show has received numerous awards in both the U.S. and Britain.
Laplante is also the author of several mystery novels – all international bestsellers.  She divides her time between London and Easthampton, New York.
The library has acquired her most recent novel.  Click here to visit here website.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

February - DVDs


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And So It Goes (also in Blu-Ray)
DCI Banks - Season 2
Gone Girl
The Good Lie  (also in Blu-Ray)
The Good Wife - Season 2
The Guardian - Season 1
The Hudred-Foot Journey
Inspector Lewis - Season 7
The Invisible Woman
Jersey Boys (also in Blu-Ray)
Secret State
Suits - Season 3
The Tudors - The Complete Series
A Walk Among the Tombstones

February - Fiction

Norwegian By Night
Derek B. Miller

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Full Force & Effect  Tom Clancy/Mark Greaney
Support & Defend  Tom Clancy/Mark Greaney
Wallbanger   Alice Clayton
Havana Storm Clive & Dirk Cussler
The Boston Girl  Anita Diamant
The Accursed  Joyce Carol Oates
Vanessa & Her Sister  Priyar Parmar  
When Everything Feels Like the Movies  Raziel Reid
And the Birds Rained Down  Jocelyn Saucier
The Weekend  Bernhard Schlink
Barracuda  Christos Tsiolkas
Keeper of Swans  Joyce Windsor (Large Print)

February - Mysteries

A Simple Act of Violence
R.J. Ellory

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As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust  Alan Bradley
The Anniversary Man  R.J. Ellory
Bad Signs  R.J. Ellory
A Dark & Broken Heart  R.J. Ellory
Refusal  Felix Francis
Burn  James Patterson
The Constantine Affliction  T. Aaron Payton
Bones of the Lost  Kathy Reichs

February - Non-Fiction

Made in Quebec
Julian Armstrong

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Former People  Douglas Smith
If Walls Could Talk  Lucy Worsley
Catching the Wolf of Wall Street  Jordan Belfort
Crazy Rich  Jerry Oppenheimer
Plenty More  Votam Ottolenghi
Intolerable  Kamal Al-Solaylee
Empty Mansions  Bill Dedman
Beyond Belief  Jenna Miscavige Hill
Caveat Emptor  Ken Perenyi
Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge  Lindy Woodhead

Fevrier - Les livres d’enfants en français

Bill, nom d'un chien

Garfield : Ma soupière bien-aimée  Jim Davis
Garfield : Travaille du chapeau  Jim Davis
Le Grand livre de Go Girl ! #01
Boule et Bill #14 : Ras le Bill!  Roba
Le Code du dragon #01  Téa Stilton

February - Children's Books

Perfect Blue
Laura Langston

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The Trouble with Cupid  Laura Langston
Take Shelter  Nikki Tate
First Book of Space  Catherine D. Hughes
Suryia & Roscoe  Bhagavan Antle
Shark  Miranda MacQuitty
Birds  Gillian Doherty
Birdology  Monica Russo
Ouch!  Richard Walker
Big Book of Big Trains  Megan Cullis
Zoobots  Helaine Becker
Saving Lives & Changing Hearts  Rob Laidlaw
Children's Book of Magic  Anne Hildeyard
Sam & Dave Dig a Hole  Mac Barnett
The Very Cranky Bear  Nick Blair
Just Right for Two  Tracey Corderoy
Louise Loves Art  Kelly Light
What Forest Knows  George Ella Lyon
Shadow Chasers  Elly Mackay
Little Lost Bat  Sandra Markle
Chendu  Barney Saltzberg
Whereever You Are  Nancy Tillman
The Pigeon Needs a Bath  Mo Williams

Thursday, February 19, 2015

March Book Sale

The March Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, March 2nd and runs until Saturday, March 7th. Art Books are featured.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

The Write Stuff - Richard Ford

Richard Ford is the author of the Bascombe novels, which include The Sportswriter and its sequels—Independence Day, the first novel to win both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and The Lay of the Land—as well as the New York Times bestselling novel Canada and the short story collections Rock Springs and A Multitude of Sins, which contain many widely anthologized stories.
He lives in Boothbay, Maine, with his wife, Kristina Ford.
The library has several of his books including his most recent Bascombe novel Let Me Be Frank with You.  Click here for more information on Ford.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - The Indian Doctor

When a sleepy 1960s Welsh mining town's only doctor dies, the only replacement the union representative could find arrives, straight from India. To everyone's surprise, he's better educated and more cultured then anyone they know, yet friendly and eager to help. His wife however looks down on the 'peasants', compared to viceregal Delhi, and wants him to move to London.
The library has the first two seasons. For more information click here.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Lars Kepler

A No. 1 bestselling international sensation, Lars Kepler has sold in excess of 1.5 million copies of the Joona Linna series in Sweden alone. Their first thriller, The Hypnotist, has just been released as a film, directed by Lasse Hallström. The Sandman is the fourth thriller in the Joona Linna series following on from The Nightmare and The Fire Witness.
Lars Kepler is the pseudonym for writing duo, Alexander and Alexandra Ahndoril.  The couple live in Stockholm with their three daughters, just a stone's throw from the Swedish 'Scotland Yard'.
The library has acquired their most recent novel.  Click here to visit their website.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

January - Les livres d’enfants en français

Les aventures de Cyprienne
Chantal Séguin

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Scooby-Doo et le Cactus Cruel  James Gelsey
Scooby-Doo et le Vilain Diablotin  James Gelsey
Les Aventures de Cyprienne Chantal Séguin
Beck et la Bataille des Mûres  Laura Driscoll
Dulcie et le Gâteau Magique  Gail Herman

January - Children's Books

If Kids Ruled the World
Linda Bailey

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How to Speak Dog  Sarah Whitehead
Hug Machine  Scott Campbell
The Day Crayons Quit  Drew Daywalt
Time for a Bath  Phillip Gershator
Guardian Princesses - Inaugural Trilogy  Setsu Shigematsu
Welcome to Your World, Baby  Brooke Shields
Let's Go for a Drive!  Mo Willems
Waiting is not Easy!  Mo Willems

January - Non-Fiction

My Venice and Other Essays
Donna Leon

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Do Fathers Matter?  Paul Raeburn
This Changes Everything  Naomi Klein
The Closing of the American Mind  Allan David Bloom
The Skinnytaste Cookbook  Gina Homolka
Jamie's 15 Minute Meals  Jamie Oliver
Onward  Howard Schultz
The Boys in the Boat  Daniel James Brown
1493  Charles C. Mann
Boundless  Kathleen Winter
A Mad Catastrophe  Geoffrey Wawro
From the Ruins of Empire  Pankaj Mishra
Party of One  Michael Harris
Dispatches from the Front  David Halton
My Grandfather's Gallery  Anne Sinclair

January - Fiction

Let Me Be Frank With You
Richard Ford

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Ellen in Pieces  Caroline Adderson
The Paris Architect  Charles Belfoure
Leaving Tomorrow  David Bergen
The Holiday Home  Fern Britton
The Miniaturist  Jessie Burton
The Narrow Road to the Deep North  Richard Flanagan
The Ocean at the End of the Lane  Neil Gaiman
Where We Belong  Emily Giffin
Tell  Frsnces Itani
Memory of Water  Emmi Itaranta
Wedding Night  Sophie Kinsella
Punishment  Linden MacIntyre
Us Conductors  Sean Michaels
The Rosie Effect  Graeme Simsion
The Geography of You and Me  Jennifer E. Smith
An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War  Patrick Taylor
Bedtime Story  Robert J. Wiersema