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, November 22, 2015

November - Fiction

A Manual for Cleaning Women
Lucia Berlin

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The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend   Katarina Bivald
In the Unlikely Event   Judy Blume
The Blue   Lucy Clarke
The Taming of the Queen   Philippa Gregory
His Whole Life   Elizabeth Hay
The Illegal   Lawrence Hill
Looking for Me   Beth Hoffman
Pretty Baby   Mary Kubica
The Secret Sister   Brenda Novak

Saturday, November 21, 2015

November - Non-Fiction

Haatchi & Little B
Wendy Holden

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Three Times a Day   Marilou Champagne
Hitler's Art Thief   Susan Ronald
The Lady in Gold   Anne-Marie O'Connor
Chasing the Mountain of Light   Kevin Rushby
This is Happy   Camilla Gibb

November - DVDs

DCI Banks-Season 3

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Homeland-Season 4
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries-Series 1
Murder in the First-Season 1
Outlander-Season 1
Scott and Bailey-Season 3
The Homesman
A Little Chaos
5 Flights Up
The Best Offer
Girl on a Bicycle
Shadows in the Sun

November - Mysteries

The Girl in the Spider's Web 
David Lagercrantz

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The Hanging Girl   Jussi Adler-Olsen
The Murder Road   Stephen Booth
The Precipice   Paul Doiron
Matricide at St-Martha's   Ruth Dudley Edwards
Career of Evil   Robert Galbraith
The Zig Zag Girl   Elly Griffiths
Oblivion   Arnaldur Indridason
The Girl in the Spider's Web   David Lagercrantz
Perfect Touch   Elizabeth Lowell
Entry Island   Peter May
The Company She Kept   Archer Mayor
Dante's Dilemma   Lynne Raimondo
Pretty Girls   Karin Slaughter
In Bitter Chill   Sarah Ward
The Cartel   Don Winslow

Friday, November 20, 2015

December Book Sale

The December Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, December 7th and runs until Saturday, December 12th. Cook Books are featured.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Write Stuff - Mike Offit

Mike Offit began a twenty-year Wall Street career after graduating from Brown University, abandoning advertising, and earning an MBA from Columbia University. He rose to become a senior trader at Goldman Sachs, and to head the commercial mortgage and asset-backed securities trading desks at First Boston, Prudential, and finally at Deutsche Bank. After retiring, he returned to writing. The Library recently acquired his debut novel Nothing Personal:  A Novel of Wall Street.
Offit lives in New York City and Bedford, New York, with his wife and their two children.  Click here to visit his website.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - WPC 56

WPC 56 is a British television drama series, written by Dominique Moloney and broadcast on BBC One. The series revolves around the first Woman Police Constables to join Brinford Constabulary, a fictional police force in the West Midlands, starting in 1956. The first two series focused on WPC Gina Dawson's struggle to gain acceptance at a male-dominated police station while having to deal with the sexist attitudes that were commonplace at the time.
The library has the first two seasons. For more detail link here.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Stuart Neville

Stuart Neville's debut novel, The Ghosts of Belfast, won the Mystery/Thriller category of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was picked as one of the top crime novels of 2009 by both the New York Times and the LA Times. He has been shortlisted for various awards and has since published three critically acclaimed sequels. Neville’s novels have been translated into various languages and his fourth novel is currently in development for television.  He lives in Belfast. 
The Library recently acquired The Final Silence.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to read more of his books.  Click here to visit his website.

Monday, October 26, 2015

October Children's Books

Pour l'amour d'une bulle
Bob l'éponge

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Désastre au zoo  Bob l'éponge
La mer des monstres   Rick Riordan
Ivy and Dean Take the Case  Annie Barrows
The Wizard of Oz  Frank Baum
Cynder Confronts the Weather Wizard  Orik Beakman
Wish Upon a Friend  Phoebe Bright
Wish Upon a Pet  Phoebe Bright
Wish upon a Song  Phoebe Bright
Cartboy & the Time Capsule  L.A. Campbell
The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning  Chris Colfer
A Big Surprise  Kate Finch
A Nose for Trouble  Kate Finch
On With The Show  Kate Finch
Zac Power: Boot Camp  H.I. Larry
Zac Power: High Risk  H.I. Larry
Dolphin Rescue  Tracey West
New Girl in Town  Marilyn Easton
Toilet Paper Mommy Michael Rex
End of the World  Michael Rex
Kristy's Great Idea   Ann Martin
The Truth About Stacey  Ann Martin
Polar Bear Alert!  Debora Pearson
Pixie Hollow Tales  Google Books
Pippa the Pumpkin Fairy  Tim Bugbird
Click, Clack, Boo  Doreen Cronin
Goodnight Hockey  Michael Dahl
The Day the Crayons Came Home  Drew Daywalt
Superman vs. Mongul  Michael Teitelbaum
Frozen  Victoria Saxon
Charlie's Snow Day  Ree Drummond
Meet Marley  Natalie Engel
Five Little Ghosts  Patricia Hegarty
Run-Down Racecar  Sheila Sweeny Higginson
Polar Bears  Laura Marsh
Sea Otters  Laura Marsh
The Book With No Pictures  B.J. Novak
Hallowe'en Countdown  Jack Prelutsky
The Rain is a Pain  Amy Tsu Lin
Hallowe'en Collector's Edition  Jerry Seinfeld
What Pet Should I Get?  Dr. Seuss
The Most Magnificant Thing  Ashley Spires
The Haunted Ghoul Bus  Lisa Trumbauer

October - Teens

The Mortal Instrument
Cassandra Clare

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City of Heavenly Fire  Cassandra Clare
If We Survive  Andrew Klavan
Rump  Liesl Shurtliff

October - Fiction

Maya's Notebook
Isabel Allende

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False Impression  Jeffrey Archer
My Brilliant Friend  Elena Ferrante
Kill Shot  Vince Flynn
Purity  Jonathan Franzen
The Honey Queen  Cathy Kelly
Revival  Stephen King
Hunt the Fox  Don Mann
Nothing Personal  Mike Offit
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Large Print) Alex. McCall Smith 

October - Mysteries

You Are Dead
Peter James

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Make Me  Lee Child
Blue Monday  Nicci French
Dead Ever After  Charlaine harris
Lethal Intent  Quentin Jardine
The Finasl Silence  Stuart Neville
Alert  James Patterson
White Fire  Preston & Child
Festive in Death  J.D. Robb
Silken Prey  John Sandford

October - Non-Fiction

The Last Maasai Warriors
Wilson Meikuaya

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Health Care & Politics  David Levine
Fifty Years of Flying Fun  Rod Dean
Haatchi & Little B  Wendy Holden
Superfood Smoothies  Julie Morris
Macdonald at 200   Google Books
Open Heart, Open Mind  Clara Hughes
A Broken Hallelujah  Liel Liebovitz
Strength of Conviction  Tom Mulcair
Common Ground  Justin Trudeau

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

November Book Sale

The November Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm , Monday, November 2 and runs until Saturday, November 7th. Special children's books are featured.