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.

Friday, September 19, 2014

October Book Sale

The October Book Sale starts Monday, October 6th at 2.30 pm and runs until Saturday, October 11th. Cookbooks are featured.

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Write Stuff - Rosie Thomas

Janey King is a British journalist and romance novelist, writing under the pseudonym of Rosie Thomas. She is the author of 20 novels and ranks among the top 100 authors whose books are borrowed from United Kingdom libraries. She has won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award twice, for her novels Iris & Ruby and Sunrise. Thomas discovered a love of traveling and mountaineering when her children were grown. She has climbed in the Alps and the Himalayas, competed in the Peking to Paris car rally, trekked in the footsteps of Shackleton on South Georgia Island, and spent time on a tiny Bulgarian research station in Antarctica.  She lives in London.
The library has several of her novels. Click here to visit her website.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Broadchurch

Broadchurch is a British television crime drama starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman. Set on the Dorset coast, it centres on the death of an eleven-year-old boy, and the search for his murderer by detectives Alec Hardy (Tennant) and Ellie Miller (Colman). Its first series achieved high ratings for ITV, winning critical acclaim, while also generating a large amount of publicity around the "whodunit" mystery. The library has the first season. More...

Monday, September 1, 2014

Murder Ink - Greg Iles

Greg Iles was born in 1960 in Stuttgart, Germany, where his father was in charge of the medical clinic at the U.S. Embassy. He grew up in Natchez, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1983. Iles founded the band Frankly Scarlet and played music for a living before deciding to write. His first novel, Spandau Phoenix, was published in 1993 and became a New York Times bestseller. He went on to write ten bestselling novels.
Iles belongs to the author rock band known as The Rock Bottom Remainders.  He still lives in Natchez, Mississippi, with his wife and two children.
The library has several of his books including his most recent Natchez Burning.  Click here to visit Iles’ website.

Friday, August 22, 2014

August - Livres français pour adolescents

Tintin et les picaros
La tabatière en or: Pacific Express  Anne Bernard-Lenoir
L'inconnude Beaver: Pacific Express   Anne Bernard-Lenoir
Ah, le farniente!  Jim Davis
Carnet de Bord de Greg Heffley   Jeff Kinney
Rodrick fait sa loi  Jeff Kinney
Odd et les géants de glace  Neil Gaiman
Défense D'entrer!  Caroline Héroux
Rodéo Blork   Midam
Dark, j'adore!  Midam
Le retour de la momie qui pue qui tue  Midam
Kid Paddle: Compil gore Midam
Blork Raider   Midam
No problemo  Midam
Gouzi, gouzi, gouzi  Midam
Bone: La forêt sans retour  Jeff Smith
Bone: Les cercles fantôme  Jeff Smith

August - Children's Books

Big Nate: From the Top
Lincoln Peirce

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Big Nate: Game On!  Lincoln Peirce
Big Nate Goes for Broke  Lincoln Peirce
Big Nate on a Roll  Lincoln Peirce
Unicorn Valley  Rosie Banks
Unicorn Wishes  Carol Barton
A Unicorn Adventure Chloe Ryder
A Magical Friend  Chloe Ryder
Millhouse  Natale Ghent
Zeke Meeks vs The Big Blah-rific Birthday D.L.Green
Zeke Meeks vs The Super Stressful Talent Show D.L.Green
Stink & the Freaky Frog Freakout  Megan McDonald
How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli and Snake Hill James Patterson
The Smurf Olympics  Peyo
How to Speak Cat! Sarah Whitehead
In a Class of Her Own   Kathleen Lundy
Terry Fox: A Story of Hope  Maxine Trottier
Space Saver  Kate Agnew
Tinker Bell & the Lost Treasure Disney
Catch Catwoman!  DC Comics
Olivia Goes to Venice  Ian Falconer
Snow What Fun!  Cheryl Hawkinson
James Herriot's Treasury James Herriot
Pink Around the Rink  Victoria Kann
Argus  Michelle Knudsen
Lego: Calling All Master Builders  Helen Murray
The Lego Movie: Awesome Adventures  Helen Murray
Unicorn Wings  Mallory Loehr
Amazing Powers  Catherine Saunders
The Amazing Spiderman  Marvel Comics
The Amazing Spiderman: Hanging Around  Marvel Comics

August - Teens

Mila 2.0: Renegade
Debra Driza

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The Winter Witch  Paula Brackston
Claws  Rachel Grinti
The Glass Sentence  S.E. Grove
Get Well Soon  Julie Halpern
One Year in Coal Harbor  Polly Horvath
Becoming Holmes  Shane Peacock
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs.... John Malam

August - Children's DVDs

The Lego Movie

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The Brave Little Toaster
Diary of a Wimpy Kid- Dog Days
The Gruffalo
The Jungle Book 2
Kung Fu Panda 2
Kung Fu Panda: Legend of Awesomeness
Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
Rio 2
Secret of the Wings
Spiderman 3
Strawberry Shortcake: Skys the Limit
Whale Rider

August - DVDs

House of Cards - Season 2

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Call the Midwife - Season 3
Dalziel & Pascoe - Season 5
Endeavour - Season 2
Game of Thrones - Season 2
Mr. Selfridge - Season 2
Scott & Bailey - Season 1

August - Fiction

The Beach Quilt
Holly Chamberlin

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The Summer We Fell Apart  Robin Antalek
The Winding Ways Quilt  Jennifer Chiaverini
All the Light We Cannot See  Anthony Doerr
The Lost Sisterhood  Anne Fortier
Vixen  Rosie Garland
The One & Only Emily Giffin
Family Pictures  Jane Green
Chose the Wrong Guy....  Beth Harbison
The Pearl that Broke Its Shell  Nadia Hashimi
Something In Common  Roisin Meaney
What If? Martina Reilly
The Summer Without You  Karen Swan

August - Mysteries

Split Second
Catherine Coulter

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Mistress  James Patterson
Eye of the Storm  Robert Pobi
Bloodline  James Rollins
Worth Dying For  Lee Child (Large Print)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

September Book Sale

The September Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, September 8th and runs until Saturday, September 13th. Art books are featured.

Friday, August 15, 2014

The Write Stuff - Shauna Singh Baldwin

Shauna Singh Baldwin was born in Montreal, grew up in India, and lives in the US. She is the author of two bestselling novels and two short story collections. The Tiger Claw, her second novel, was a finalist for the Giller Prize in 2004 and a Canadian bestseller. Her first, What the Body Remembers, was long-listed for the Orange Prize and awarded the Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Best Book in the Canada/Caribbean region.
Baldwin and her husband own the Safe House, an espionage themed restaurant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The library recently acquired her third novel, The Selector of Souls. Click here to visit her website.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - The Bletchley Circle

During WWII, men and women working at Bletchley Park played a vital role, breaking the codes used by the German military. Nine years later, former codebreaker Susan is a housewife and mother, but she continues to recognize patterns that surround her in everyday life. When a series of women are brutally murdered around London, Susan sees a pattern emerging. However, when a police-search for what Susan believes to be an overlooked victim turns up nothing, she realizes she cannot solve this puzzle alone. Enlisting three former Bletchley Park colleagues: Millie, Lucy, and Jean; Susan knows they have little time to break this code before the killer strikes again.
The library has the first two seasons. More...

Friday, August 1, 2014

Murker Ink - Martin Cruz Smith

Martin Cruz Smith is an American novelist.  He worked as a journalist from 1965 to 1969 before turning his hand to fiction.  Smith is best known for his series of novels featuring Russian investigator Arkady Renko. Gorky Park, published in 1981, was the first of these and was called "thriller of the '80s" by Time Magazine. Renko has also appeared in Polar Star, Red Square, Havana Bay, Wolves Eat Dogs, Stalin's Ghost, and Three Stations.  The library has most of the series and acquired Tatiana, Smith’s most recent novel in the Renko series.
Martin Cruz Smith lives in San Rafael, California with his wife and three children.  Click here to visit his website.