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.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

March - Mysteries

The Last Dead Girl
Harry Dolan

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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)

March - Fiction

Joseph Boyden 🍁

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Company Town   Madeline Ashby 🍁
The Valentine's Card   Juliet Ashton
Longbourn   Jo Baker
At the Edge of the Orchard   Tracy Chevalier
The Spy   Paulo Coelho
Clever Girl   Tessa Hadley
Our Souls at Night   Kent Haruf
First of the Tudors   Joanna Hickson
The Fate of the Tearling   Erika Johansen
The First Bad Man   Miranda July
The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill   Julie Klassen
The Patriots   Sana Krasikov
Complicit   Stephanie Kuehn
I'll Take You There   Wally Lamb
Found Far and Wide   Kevin Major 🍁
After You   Jojo Moyes
The Possessions   Sara Flannery Murphy
The Way Back Home   Freya North
The Lonely Hearts Hotel   Heather O' Neill 🍁
The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson   Nancy Peacock
The Horseman   Tim Pears
Still Life With Breadcrumbs   Anna Quindlen
Night Ambulance   Nicholas Ruddock 🍁
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats   Jan-Philipp Sendker
A Well-Tempered Heart   Jan-Philipp Sendker
The Black Widow   Daniel Silva
Derby Day   D.J.Taylor
The Break   Katherina Vermette 🍁
Who Do You Love?   Jennifer Weiner
The Sound of Glass   Karen White
The Time Between   Karen White
The Edge of the Fall   Kate Williams
A Bend in the Road   Nicholas Sparks (Audiobook)

March - Children's Books

Red-Eyed Tree Frog
Joy Cowley

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Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes   Jane O'Connor
Fancy Nancy Explorer Extraordinaire   Jane O'Connor
Scaredy Squirrel at Night   Melanie Watt
Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach   Melanie Watt
Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps   Andrea Warren
Girl in a Red River Coat   Mary Peate
I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster, 1937   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011   Lauren Tarshis
13 Artists Children Should Know   Angela Wenzel
Les Petites Betes   Lucy Bowman
Egypte Ancienne   Peter Chrisp
Garfield Monte un Bateau   Jim Davis
Le Corbeau et le Renard   Mairi Mackinnon
Caramel le Jardinier   Kate McMullan
Cajou, pipi au lit   Didier Levy
Des Souvenirs plein le coeur   Audrey Penn
The Journey: Stories of Migration   Cynthia Rylant

March - Non-Fiction

The Little Book of Hygge
Meik Wiking

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Big Magic   Elizabeth Gilbert
The Power of Habit   Charles Duhigg
The Warmth of Other Suns   Isabel Wilkerson
The Right to be Cold   Sheila Watt-Cloutier 🍁
I See You Made an Effort   Annabelle Gurwitch
Pioneer Families of Cavagnal Hudson   Roderick L.E.Hodgson 🍁
Chanel Bonfire : A Memoir   Wendy Lawless
The Pigeon Tunnel   John LeCarre
Born a Crime   Trevor Noah
Testimony   Robbie Robertson 🍁
Driver's Handbook

March - DVDs

Agatha Raisin
Series 1

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The Durrells in Corfu   Season 1
A Good Woman
Janet King   Series 1
The Light Between Oceans
Love Finds You in Sugarcreek

Monday, March 20, 2017

April Book Sale

The April Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, April 3rd and runs until Saturday, April 8th. Gardening books are featured.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Aravind Adiga

Aravind Adiga is an Indo-Australian writer and Journalist. He grew up in Bangalore, emigrated to Australia and completed his studies at Columbia and Oxford Universities. His debut novel The White Tiger, won the 2008 Booker prize.The library has just acquired his most recent novel, Selection Day , which is a compelling tale of cricket and corruption in modern day Mumbai. It tells the story of two brothers and their ambitious father, who pushes them to try and make the grade as top cricketers. The issues explored are relevant for other sports too. For more details click here.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Endeavour

Endeavour is a British television detective drama series. It's a prequel to the long running series Inspector Morse, and, like that series, is set primarily in Oxford. Shaun Evans portrays a young Endeavour Morse, beginning his career as a Detective Constable, after dropping out of Oxford University in the sixties. Fans of Inspector Morse won't be disappointed by this excellent series with all the period detail of course. The library has just acquired the third season.Click here for more details.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Murker Ink - Ingrid Thoft

Ingrid Thoft was born in Boston and is a graduate of Wellesley College. Her interest in the PI life and her desire to create a believable PI character led her to the certificate program in private investigation at the University of Washington. 
The Library acquired her most recent novel Duplicity, fourth in the Fina Ludlow series.  Her previous novels have been ordered and will be placed in circulation in the next couple of weeks.
Thoft lives in Seattle with her husband.  To visit her online click here.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Quebec's book brigade

A network for literacy libraries and schools from Hudson to the Gaspé are connected by volunteers who believe reading is knowledge. Passed hand to hand, every book finds a home.   Read more...

Sunday, February 26, 2017

February - DVDs

Dark Horse

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Endeavour   Series 3
Happy Valley   Series 2
Hell or High Water
The Man Who Knew Infinity
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Mr Selfridge   Season 3
Outlander   Season 2
Poldark   Season 2

February - Children's Books

Nous Sommes des Ours
Molly Grooms

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Les Singes   Emilie Beaumont
Dechets et le Recyclage   Stephanie Turnbill
Dewey, le Petit Chat de la Bibliotheque   Vicki Myron
Heidi Heckelbeck #1 : Has a Secret   Wanda Coven
Heidi Heckelbeck #2 : Casts a Spell   Wanda Coven
Heidi Heckelbeck #3 : And the Cookie Contest   Wanda Coven
Heidi Heckelbeck #4 : In Disguise   Wanda Coven
Treasure Hunters #1   James Patterson
Treasure Hunters #2 : Danger Down the Nile   James Patterson
Treasure Hunters #3 : Secret of the Forbidden City   James Patterson
Spirit Animals #4 : Fire and Ice   Shannon Hale
Spirit Animals# 5 : Against the Tide   Tui. T. Sutherland
Spirit Animals #6 : Rise and Fall   Eliot Shrefer
Spirit Animals #7 : The Evertree   Marie Lu
I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg 1863   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916   Lauren Tarshis
Canada Recycles   Peter Cook
When is a Planet Not a Planet? The Story of Pluto   Scott Scholastic
Ancient Egypt   Miranda Smith
The Little Fisherman   Margaret Wise Brown
Jack and the Flumflum Tree   Julia Donaldson
The Mighty Avengers : These are The Avengers   Marvel Comics
Show Me The Honey   Dr. Seuss
Interrupting Chicken   David Ezra Stein
Auggie & Me : Three Wonder Stories   R.J.Palacio
Wonder   R.J.Palacio

February - Non-Fiction

Hidden Figures : The American Dream
Margot Lee Shetterley

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Collectibles : Handbook and Price Guide 2016-2017   Judith Miller
Peking to Paris : Life and Love on a Short Drive   Dina Bennett
Lion   Saroo Brierley
My Life, My Love, My Legacy   Coretta Scott King
Above the Line   Shirley McClaine
Guide to the National Historic Sites of Canada