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, March 22, 2020

Library - Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting is scheduled to be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 22, 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.

NOTE:  Given the current guidelines issued by the provincial government regarding COVID-19, this meeting may have to be rescheduled.  We will keep you informed of further developments.

Friday, March 20, 2020

April Book Sale














COVID-19 - Given the guidelines issued by the provincial government, library operations were suspended March 16 until further notice.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Temporarily Closed - No Book Donations















Given library operations are suspended, no book donations will be accepted until further notice.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

The Write Stuff - Isabella Hammad

Isabella Hammad was born in London and obtained her undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature from Oxford University. She also holds an MFA in fiction. She published her first novel The Parisian in 2019 and the library has just acquired a copy. The novel follows a young Palestinian dreamer, Midhat Kamal,who picks his way across a fractured world, ( just after the first world war) from the shifting politics of the Middle East to the dinner tables of Montpelier.The character of Kamal is based on Hammad's great-grandfather. This is an intensely human story set amidst a global conflict, The Parisian is historical fiction with a remarkable contemporary voice. To visit Hammad online click here

Temporarily Closed
















Given the guidelines issued by the provincial government regarding COVID-19, we feel it is prudent for the library to remain closed during this worldwide health crisis.  Being many of our patrons and volunteers are in the at-risk population, it is our social responsibility to do our part to follow the guidelines.
Until we resume regular operating hours, no overdue fines will be charged.
Please note the Bunker will also be closed during this period.  
We will keep you updated on developments as circumstances warrant.   

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders is a British period crime television series set in Birmingham, England just after the First World War, and follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family. The family is loosely based on a real 19th century youth gang who were active in the city from the 1890s to the early twentieth century. Peaky Blinders has received praise for it's writing, acting, visuals and stylish cinematography. It won best Drama TV Series at the 2018 Bafta awards. It features a stellar cast including, Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory and Paul Anderson, and the library has just acquired the first series.For more details click here.

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Murder Ink - Gilly Macmillan

Gilly Macmillan is the internationally bestselling author of five novels. A former art historian and photographer, Gilly studied at Bristol University and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.
Gilly’s novels have appeared on the New York Times, Sunday Times, Globe & Mail and Der Spiegel bestseller lists, been translated into over 20 languages and sold over one million copies worldwide.
The library has all her books in its collection, including her most recent The Nanny.  “In this compulsively readable tale of secrets, lies, and deception, Gilly Macmillan explores the darkest impulses and desires of the human heart. Diabolically clever, The Nanny reminds us that sometimes the truth hurts so much you’d rather hear the lie.”
Macmillan lives in Bristol, UK, with her husband and their three children.  To visit her online, click here.