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.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

June Book Sale

The June Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, June 5th and runs until Saturday, June 10th. Biographies and Coffee Table books are featured.

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Jessie Burton

Jessie Burton is an English author and actress, who attended the Central School of Speech and Drama and Oxford University. Her first multi-award winning novel The Miniaturist was set in 17th century Amsterdam. The library has a copy of this, and has just acquired her latest novel The Muse. Set in civil war Spain and sixties London, it focuses on four women and the story of the long lost painting which connects them all. To visit Jessie online click here.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Agatha Raisin

Agatha Raisin is a British comedy/drama based on the best-selling books of M.C. Beaton. Agatha Raisin ( played by Ashley Jensen ) is a burnt out London based PR executive, who decides to retire early to a picturesque village in the Cotswolds. Here she finds a second career as an amateur dectective investigating mischief, mayhem and murder in a deceptively quaint town. If you like the crime fiction of Agatha Christie and Alexander McCall Smith, you'll love Agatha Raisin! The library has just acquired the first season. Click here for more details.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Murder Ink - Harry Dolan

Harry Dolan is the bestselling author of Bad Things Happen (2009), Very Bad Men (2011), and The Last Dead Girl (2014). He graduated from Colgate University, where he majored in philosophy and studied fiction writing with the novelist Frederick Busch. 
The Library recently acquired his last novel.  Remember to use the Suggestion Book at the Front Desk if you would like to read more of his novels.
A native of Rome, New York, he now lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  To visit Dolan online click here.

Friday, April 28, 2017

April - Books








A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess
Amanda Owen






Click on title for more details:
Days Without End   Sebastian Barry
The Muse   Jessie Burton
Bared to You   Sylvia Day
The Dark Flood Rises   Margaret Drabble
Norse Mythology   Neil Gaiman
The Emperor Waltz   Philip Hensher
Fortunate Harbor   Emilie Richards
Sisters One, Two, Three   Nancy Star
The Mistress   Danielle Steele
Rushing Waters   Danielle Steele
Speaking in Bones   Kathy Reichs 🍁
Mississippi Blood   Greg Iles
Bossypants   Tina Fey ( Audiobook )
Great Classic Humor   Mark Twain (Audiobook )
A Good Hanging   Ian Rankin ( Audiobook )

April - DVDs








Florence Foster Jenkins







Click on title for more details:
DCI Banks Season 4
The Girl on the Train ( Paula Hawkin's Thriller )
A Hologram for the King
Little Sister
Loving
Madame Bovary
Manchester by the Sea
A Place to Call Home Season 4
Winter's Tale

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

May Book Sale

The May Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, May 1st and runs until Saturday, May 6th. Classics are featured.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Library - Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, April 19, at 60 Elm, Hudson, Quebec. Library members are welcome to attend to vote for the Board of Directors and to get a progress report on library activities.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Katherina Vermette

Katherina Vermette is a Metis writer from the Metis Nation, Winnipeg. Her first book, North End Love Songs won the Governor General's Literary Award for poetry. The library has just acquired her first novel The Break, which was a finalist for Canada Reads. In a series of shifting narratives, it tells the story of the people connected with a crime (police, family and friends)  reported by Stella, a young Metis mother. It is a powerful intergenerational family saga. To visit Katherina online, click here.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Janet King

Janet King is an Australian TV drama series, created as a spin off from the 2011 legal drama Crownies. It follows the story of a senior crown prosecutor played by Marta Dusseldorp ( A Place to Call Home ). In the first episode King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder and conspiracy, which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judical system. The library has just acquired the first series of this popular drama. Click here for more details.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Murder Ink - Peter Kirby

Peter Kirby was born in Ireland and grew up in South London. He came to Canada as a cook and quickly came to love Montreal like no other place. He attended Concordia University at night, and then McGill where he worked as a breakfast cook from 5.30-11:00 a.m., and then went to law classes. He now practices international law in one of Canada's largest law firms and in 2012 was recognized by The American Lawyer as one of Canada's leading 500 lawyers.
His previous books are The Dead of Winter and Vigilante Season which the library has in its collection as well as his most recent Open Season.
To visit Kirby online click here.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

March - Mysteries








The Last Dead Girl
Harry Dolan







Click on title for more details:
Murder at Hotel Cinema   Daniel Edward Craig 🍁
Right Behind You   Lisa Gardner
Gone Again   James Grippando
Voices   Arnaldur Indridason
Victims   Jonathan Kellerman
Open Season   Peter Kirby 🍁
The Couple Next Door   Shari Lapena
The Lake   Perrine LeBlanc 🍁
We Are Here   Michael Marshall
The Forgotten Ones   Brian McGilloway
Little Lost Girl   Brian McGilloway
The Nameless Dead   Brian McGilloway
The Rising   Brian McGilloway
Everything You Want Me To Be   Mindy Mejia
Ruler of the Night   David Morrell
Brutality   Ingrid Thoft
Identity   Ingrid Thoft
Loyalty   Ingrid Thoft
Fatal Pursuit : A Bruno, Chief of Police Novel   Martin Walker
The First Horseman   John Case ( Audiobook)