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.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Meditation: Food for Thought

Explore and practice mindfulness with a heart centered approach to health, eating and more.

War Memorial Library
On Thursdays from
12:30 - 1:45 PM
for 11 weeks 
starting Sept 28th and ending Dec 7th

$160 (library members);
$175 (non-members)


Milda Graham, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (McGill) 
Contact milda2@sympatico.ca or phone 514-269-9369 to register.





Saturday, August 19, 2017

September Book Sale

The September Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, September 11th and runs until Saturday, September 16th.
Art books are featured.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Kerry Clare

Kerry Clare is a National Magazine Award writer, and editor of The M Word:Conversations about Motherhood, which was published to rave reviews in 2014. The library has a copy of her first novel Mitzi Bytes, which tells the story of Sarah, who starts an anonymous blog after a devastating divorce. Fifteen years later and happily remarried, Sarah writes about the experiences and feelings of her family and friends until someone threatens to expose her. Mitzi Bytes examines the bonds of family and friendship. Kerry Clare lives in Toronto with her husband and two daughters.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Happy Valley

Happy Valley is a gritty British crime drama set in West Yorkshire in Northern England. It was created and written by Sally Wainwright, and stars Sarah Lancashire and Siobhan Finneran. Sarah Lancashire plays a police sergeant investigating cases, while having to cope with personal tragedy. It has won BAFTA awards for best drama series and best actress (Lancashire), aswell as numerous nominations. The library has both seasons of this brilliant drama.
Click here for more details.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Library Shoppe - Art Sale















Saturday August 5th
10:00 am until 4:00 pm
War Memorial Library - outside on the lawn 

You are invited to come and see, and hopefully purchase, the amazing pieces of art that have been donated to the Shoppe over the last year - original oil paintings and watercolours; limited edition prints, beautifully framed; and many other interesting pieces of artwork by local, Quebec, Canadian and international artists. 
All 'priced to sell' and suitable for all budgets. 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Murder Ink - Becky Masterman

Becky Masterman created her heroine, Brigid Quinn, while working as an editor for a forensic science and law enforcement press. Her debut thriller, Rage Against the Dying, was a finalist for the Edgar Awards and the CWA Gold Dagger, as well as the Macavity, Barry, ITW and Anthony awards.
The Library has the complete Quinn series recently acquiring Volumes 2 and 3, Fear the darkness and Twist of the knife.
Masterman lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband.  Click here to visit her online.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

July - Fiction








A Few of the Girls
Maeve Binchy







Click on title for more details:
Six of Crows   Leigh Bardugo
Mitzi Bytes   Kerry Clare 🍁
The Emperor's Revenge   Clive Cussler
American Gods   Neil Gaiman
The Painter's Daughter   Julie Klassen
Remembrance   Alistair MacLeod 🍁
Optimists Die First   Susin Nielsen 🍁
Lay It on My Heart   Angela Pneuman
The Alice Network   Kate Quinn
Lincoln in the Bardo   George Saunders 🍁

July - Mysteries








Less Than a Treason
Dana Stabenow







Click on title for more details:
Stranger Child   Rachel Abbott
A Darkness Absolute   Kelley Armstrong 🍁
No Middle Name   Lee Child
Matchup   Lee Child
After Anna   Alex Lake
A Dark so Deadly   Stuart MacBride
A Treacherous Paradise   Henning Mankell
Black Run   Antonio Manzini
Fear the Darkness   Becky Masterman
A Twist of the Knife   Becky Masterman
The Thirst   Jo Nesbo
Cross the Line   James Patterson
The Black Book   James Patterson
Private Paris   James Patterson
The Innocent Spy   Laura Wilson

July - Non-Fiction








Wildflower
Drew Barrymore







Click on title for more details:
Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign   Jonathan Allen
Inside the Inferno  Damian Asher 🍁
The Soul of an Octopus   Sy Montgomery
Aislin : Fifty Years of Cartooning   Terry Mosher
Mad Enchantment : Claude Monet and the Painting  Ross King 🍁
Writing Menopause  Jane Cawthorne
I Stand for Canada: The Story of the Maple Leaf Flag 
Rick Archbold 🍁

July - Children's Books








11 Birthdays
Wendy Mass






Click on title for more details:
Finally   Wendy Mass
Graceful   Wendy Mass
Sisters Club   Megan McDonald
Switched at Birthday   Natalie Standiford
I Survived The Eruption of Mt St Helen 1980   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived : Nature Attacks   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived : Five Epic Disasters   Lauren Tarshis
Viola Desmond Won't be Budged   Jody Nyasha Warner 🍁
Hairy Maclary's Bone   Linley Dodd
The Pirate-Cruncher   Johnny Duddle
The Dolphin of Dingle Bay   Mel Fisher
The Toad   Elise Gravel 🍁
So, What's it Like to be a Cat?   Karla Kuskin
The Things I Love About Me   Trace Moroney
Blackflies   Robert Munsch 🍁
Get Me Another One!   Robert Munsch 🍁
The Cremation of Sam McGee   Robert Service 🍁
Madame Pamplemousse et la Confiserie Enchantee   Rupert Kingfisher
Madame Pamplemousse et la cafe a Romonter le Temps
Rupert Kingfisher

July - DVDs








Beauty and the Beast 
(2017 Version )







Click on title for more details:
The Secret Life of Pets
Sing
How to Train your Dragon & How to Train your Dragon 2

Thursday, July 20, 2017

August Book Sale

The August Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, August 7th and runs until Saturday, August 12th.  Summer reading is featured.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Claire Cameron

Award-winning author Claire Cameron was born in Toronto in 1973. Her writing had appeared in the New York Times and The Globe and Mail. She is currently a staff writer at The Millions. The Library has just acquired her third novel, The Last Neanderthal. It's the enthralling story of two women separated by millenia, but linked by an epic journey that will transform them both. Linked across the ages by their shared experience of early motherhood, both stories examine the often taboo corners of women's lives. Claire lives in Toronto with her husband and two children. Click here to visit her online.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Victoria

Victoria is a British drama series written by Daisy Goodwin, starring Jenna Coleman as the young Queen Victoria and Tom Hughes as Prince Albert. The library has the first series which depicts her early life, beginning with her accession to the throne at the age of 18, her friendship and infatuation with Lord Melbourne, her courtship and marriage to Albert, and finally to the birth of their first child, Victoria. For more details click here.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Mike Kershaw

It is with great sadness that we announce that Mike Kershaw, a valued member and leader of our library, passed away on Sunday, June 11th. Mike moved the library into the 21st century by creating our online catalogue as well as our blog.  His drive and passion for pushing us forward and creating a better library experience will be his legacy for many years to come.  RIP, Mike – you will be sorely missed.