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.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

December - Books

A Great Game
Stephen Harper

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Consumer Reports 2014
Toward New Horizons  Clifford Lincoln
The Silent Wife A.S.A. Harrison
The Wind Through the Keyhole  Stephen King
The Good House  Ann Leary
How I Came to Sparkle Again  Kaya McLaren
The Roots of the Olive Tree  Courtney Miller Santo
Every Last One  Anna Quinlen
The Kashmir Shawl  Rosie Thomas
Takedown Twenty  Janet Evanovich
Joyland  Stephen King

December- DVDs

We're the Millers
Also in Blu-ray

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Breaking Bad - Season 3
The Impossible
Louis Cyr
The Miracle Worker
Playing for Keeps
Stories We Tell
To the Wonder
On the Road

December - Children's DVDs

Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Special

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Mr. Jelly Goes Time Travelling
The Search for Santa Paws
The Smurfs 2
Ratatouille (Blu-ray)
Home Alone (Blu-ray)

January Book Sale

The January Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, January 6th and runs until Saturday, January 11th. Dictionaries and collectables are featured.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed the following days:

December 24, 25, 26
December 31, January 1, 2

Happy Holidays!

Sunday, December 15, 2013

The Write Stuff - Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore, a Canadian writer, is the bestselling author of the novels February (2010), longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and winner of CBC's Canada Reads competition, and Alligator (2006), which was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her third novel, Caught, was published in June 2013 and shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller prize.
Moore grew up on the outskirts of St. John's, Newfoundland, and still makes her home there. Although she had intended to follow a career in the visual arts, she now writes full time.
The library has these three novels.  Click here to find out more about Lisa Moore.   

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - House of Cards

For those of you who enjoyed The West Wing, double your pleasure with this superb Netflix Original series. Starring Kevin Spacey as cunning and ruthless Congressman Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his collaborative wife, Claire.
Based upon the original BBC series of the same name, House of Cards won several Emmy Awards and was the first series to live stream all 13 episodes at once. More...

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Murker Ink - Arnaldur Indriðason

Arnaldur Indriðason was born in Reykjavík in 1961, the son of an Icelandic author. He graduated with a degree in history from the University of Iceland in 1996 and worked for many years as a journalist and critic before writing novels. His first book, Sons of Dust, came out in 1997, the first in the series with Detective Erlendur. The series now includes 13 novels.
Indriðason is considered one of the most popular writers in Iceland in recent years. His books have been published in 26 countries and translated into at least 21 languages.
Indriðason lives in Reykjavík with his family. The library recently acquired a couple of his books. Click here to learn more about him.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

November - DVDs

Game of Thrones

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Foyle's War 7
Homeland: Season 2
House of Cards
Inspector Lewis: Season 6
The Killing
Parade's End

November - Mysteries

Jo Nesbo

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Please Don't Tell  Elizabeth Adler
Duck the Halls  Donna Andrews
Mrs. Jeffries and the Merry Gentlemen  Emily Brightwell
The Grave Gourmet  Alexander Campion
Never Go Back  Lee Child
The Final Cut  Catherine Coulter
Watchlist: A Serial Thriller Jeffery Deaver
Three Dog Night  Elsebeth Egholm
Just One Evil Act  Elizabeth George
Arsenic & Old Puzzles  Parnell Hall
Cross & Burn  Val McDermid
Critical Mass  Sara Paretsky
Damned If You Do  Robert B. Parker
Silent Night (Spenser)  Robert B. Parker
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries  Otto Penzler
Saints of the Shadow Bible  Ian Rankin
Thankless in Death  J.D. Robb
Accused  Lisa Scottoline
Atonement of Blood  Peter Tremayne
Fatal Tide  Lis Wiehl
Doing Hard Time  Stuart Woods
The Whole Enchilada (Large Print) Diane Davidson
Spider Women's Daughter (Large Print)  Anne Hillerman

November - Fiction

Sycamore Row
John Grisham

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The Household Guide to Dying  Debra Adelaide
Skinny Bitch in Love  Kim Barnouin
Solo: A James Bond Novel  William Boyd
Deadline  Sandra Brown
Roses Have Thorns  Sandra Byrd
The Secret Keeper  Sandra Byrd
To Die For  Sandra Byrd
The Dogs of Christmas  W. Bruce Cameron
Kicking the Sky  Anthony De Sa
It's Not Love, It's Just Paris  Patricia Engel
Juliet  Anne Fortier
The Last Witness  W.E.B. Griffin
Only a Mother Knows  Annie Groves
When Nights Were Cold  Susanna Jones
We are Water  Wally Lamb
Robert Ludlum's: The Utopian Experiment  Kyle Mills
Starry Night  Debbie Macomber
Calling Mrs. Christmas  Carole Matthews
Bertie Plays the Blues  Alexander McCall Smith
You Had Me At Hello  Mhairi McFarlane
Mr. Lynch's Holiday  Catherine O'Flynn
The Wolves of Midwinter  Anne Rice
The River of No Return  Bee Ridgway
The Abominable  Dan Simmons
The Rosie Project  Graeme Simsion
Vicious Circle  Wilbur Smith
The Longest Ride  Nicholas Sparks
Winners  Danielle Steel
The Valley of Amazement  Amy Tan
The Goldfinch  Donna Tartt
Fingal O'Reilly, Irish Doctor  Patrick Taylor
Identical  Scott Turow
The Crooked Maid  Dan Vyleta
Just Breathe  Susan Wiggs
A Man of His Own  Susan Wilson
The Power Trip  (Large Print) Jackie Collins
The Brave  (Large Print) Nicholas Evans
Tuesday's Child  (Large Print) Fern Michaels
The Last Girls  (Audio) Lee Smith

November - Non-Fiction

Orr: My Story
Bobby Orr

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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother  Amy Chua
The Massey Murder Charlotte Gray
Liquidating An Estate  Martin Codina
Complete Arthritis Health  Kim Arrey
An Astronauts Guide to Life on Earth  Chris Hadfield
A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen  Jack Bishop
Lawren Harris: In the Ward  Lawren Harris
The King's Grave  Phillippa Langley
Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey  Fiona Carnarvon
The Price of Politics  Bob Woodward
The Longer I'm Prime Minister  Paul Wells
The River of Awareness   Stephen Sims
Empress Dowager Cixi  Jung Chang
John Buchan: Model Govenor General  J. William Galbraith
Ian Fleming  Andrew Lycett
Next  Gordon Pinsent
The Water Here is Never Blue  Shelagh Plunkett
Leonard Cohen  Anthony Reynolds

November - Teen Books

Paula Weston

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Undercurrent  Paul Blackwell
Apparition  Gail Gallant
Smokescreen  Nancy Hartry
The Bridge  Jane Higgins
The Oathbreaker's Shadow  Amy McCullogh
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B  Teresa Toten
Escape from Berlin  Irene N. Watts
Touched by Fire  Irene M. Watts
Rose Under Fire  Elizabeth Wein

November - Children's Books

When I Dream of Christmas
Oakley Graham

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Papa et Moi Hallmark
Bonne Nuit, Cochonette  Linda Bailey
Garfield Hangs Out  Jim Davis
Mouse Mountain Marathon  Geronimo Stilton
Red Pizzas for a Blue Count  Geronimo Stilton
Fantastic Big Book of Magic Tricks  Joe Fullman
Stories of Unicorns  Rosie Dickins
Stories of Fairies  Lesley Sims
Stories of Mermaids  Russell Punter
Grumpy Badger's Christmas  Paul Bright
Katie the Candy Cane Fairy  Tim Bugbird
The First Snow  M. Christina Butler
One Christmas Night  M. Christina Butler
Llama Llama and the Bully Goat  Anna Dewdney
Look and Find Disney Fairies  Disney
Hushabye, Bearcub  Strawberrie Donnelly
Watch Out!  Jan Fearnley
Where Snowflakes Fall  Claire Freedman
Snow Bear's Surprise  Piers Harper
Duck & Goose Tad Hills
Ten Shiny Snowflakes  Russell Julian
This is Not My Hat  Jon Klassen
Wishes  Jean Little
The Snowman & the Christmas Fairies  Kim Martin
A Charlie Brown Christmas  Charles Schulz
Little Pocupine's Christmas  Joseph Slate
Puppy's First Christmas  Steve Smallman
The Advent Elf  Paivi Stadler
The Magical Snowman  Catherine Walters
The Smallest Snowflake  Bernadette Watts
When Will It Snow?  Kathryn White
The Christmas Hat  A.J. Wood
How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad?  Jane Yolen
Penguins  First Discovery
The Clone Wars: Planets in peril  Star Wars

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

December Book Sale

The December Book Sale runs from Monday, December 2nd at 2.30 pm until Saturday, December 7th. Christmas books are featured.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Literary Salon in Valleyfield

Speakers include Hudson's own Anna Lepine & Lorne Elliott.

Friday, November 15, 2013

The Write Stuff - Jojo Moyes

Jojo Moyes is a British novelist and journalist.  Moyes studied at Royal Holloway, University of London.  In 1992, she won a bursary financed by The Independent newspaper to study journalism at City University and subsequently worked for The Independent for 10 years.
Moyes became a full-time novelist in 2002. She is one of only a few authors to have won the Romantic Novelists' Association's Romantic Novel of the Year Award twice (2004 for Foreign Fruit and 2011 for The Last Letter From Your Lover). She continues to write articles for The Daily Telegraph.
Moyes lives on a farm in Saffron Walden, Essex, with her husband and their three children.
The library just acquired her two most recent novels.  Click here to visit her website.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Library Goes Wi-Fi

Your library is now a Wi-Fi zone. Bring your laptop or tablet and be connected to the internet. Check with the desk for the current password.
There is also a new computer for members that immediately connects you to the Online Catalogue, a much easier search vehicle.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Nurse Jackie

Nurse Jackie is a medical comedy-drama starring Edie Falco as ER nurse, Jackie Peyton, a somewhat troubled individual. Falco  formerly played Tony Soprano's wife in The Sopranos.
The library has the first two seasons. To learn more click here. 

Friday, November 1, 2013

Murder Ink - Robert Rotenberg

Robert Rotenberg is a criminal lawyer and bestselling author of four novels. After graduating from law school in Toronto, Rotenberg became the managing editor of Passion, the English-speaking magazine of Paris. He then returned to publish and edit his own magazine, T.O. The Magazine of Toronto.
Eighteen years ago he opened his own law practice and is today one of Toronto’s top criminal lawyers.  Rotenberg has been reducing the time he spends practicing law, saying he plans to write 20 legal thrillers set in Toronto.  He lives in Toronto with his wife and their three children.  
The library has just acquired Rotenberg’s novels.  Click here to visit his website.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

October - Audio Books

And the Mountains Echoed
Khaled Hosseini

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Driving Mr. Yogi   Ron Guidry
One Summer  David Baldacci
On Canaan's Side  Sebastian Barry
The Red Queen  Philippa Gregory
The White Queen  Philippa Gregory
The Kitchen House  Kathleen Grissom
Tomorrow River  Lesley Kagen
The Two Towers  J.R.R. Tolkien
The King's Deception  Steve Barry
Daddy's Gone A Hunting  Mary Higgins Clark
The Lost Years  Mary Higgins Clark
Cuckoo's Calling  Robert Galbraith
Suffer the Little Children  Donna Leon
How the Light Gets In  Louise Penny
Relic   Douglas Preston
Bones of the Lost  Kathy Reichs

October - Mysteries

The Dying Hours
Mark Billingham

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Elegy for April  Benjamin Black
Already Dead  Stephen Booth
The Highway  C.J. Box
Light of the World  James Lee Burke
W is for Wasted  Sue Grafton
Strange Shores  Arnal Indridason
Dead Man's Time  Peter James
Unspeakable  Kevin O'Brien
The Famous & the Dead  T. Jefferson Parker
Children of the Revolution  Peter Robinson
The Guilty Plea  Robert Rotenberg
Old City Hall  Robert Rotenberg
Stranglehold  Robert Rotenberg
Stray Bullets  Robert Rotenberg
Miss Montreal  Howard Shrier

October - Fiction

The English Girl
Daniel Silva

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The Pilgrim  Paul Almond
The Pioneer  Paul Almond
Map of the Invisible World  Tash Aw
The Family Took Shape  Shashi Bhat
The Orenda  Joseph Boyden
The Painted Girls  Cathy Buchanan
The White Princess  Phillippa Gregory
The Real Katie Lavender  Erica James
Dr. Sleep  Stephen King
The Giant: O'Brien  Hilary Mantel
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena  Anthony Marra
Caught  Lisa Moore
The Dark  Claire Mulligan
The Story of Beautiful Girl  Rachel Simon
The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafe  Mary Simses
The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs  Nick Trout
The Silver Star  Jeannette Walls
Eleven  Mark Watson

October - DVDs

The Great Gatsby

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42: The Jackie Robinson Story
The Grey
Grey Gardens
Hyde Park on the Hudson
The Sapphires

October - Non-Fiction

Cooked Michael Pollan

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50 Philosophy Classics  T. Butler-Bowdon
Bullies & Bullying  Margaret Kohut
Earth Repair  Leila Darwish
Gardening in Miniature  Janit Calvo
Back to Basics  Michael Smith
Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die  Chris Santella
Literature & Painting in Quebec William J. Berg
Lawrence in Arabia  Scott Anderson
Jane Austen's England  Roy Adkins
Gaddafi's Harem  Annick Cojean
Flight of the Eagle  Conrad Black
Coach: The Pat Burns Story  Rosie DiManno
A House in the Sky  Amand Lindhout
Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? Steven Tyler
Pain, Parties, Work  Elizabeth Winder
Brotherhood Deepak Chopra

October - Children's Books

Little Scribbles
Dominique Blaizot

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Fairy Haven and the Quest for the Wand Gail Carson Levine
Alien Invaders  Jane & Love Drake
Let's Meet a Firefighter  Gina Bellisario
Noni is Nervous  Heather Hartt-Sussman
Tough Trucks  Francis Ann Ladd
Rainbow Fish  Marcus Pfister
A Bunny in Trouble  Jane Pilgrim
The Toads of Davis  Ted Puntillo
The Sheep Fairy  Ruth Louise Symes

Sunday, October 20, 2013

November Book Sale

The November Book Sale starts on Monday, November 4th at 2.30 pm and runs until Saturday, November 9th. Art books are featured.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Write Stuff - Mary Simses

Mary Simses grew up in Darien, Connecticut and started writing stories when she was eight. In college she majored in journalism.  Simses worked in magazine publishing for a few years and then went back to school to become a lawyer. After graduating, Simses enrolled in an evening fiction writing class at a university. From then on, she was hooked. Simses wrote a lot at night and on weekends, and managed to get several short stories published in literary magazines. She finally took the big leap and wrote The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Café.
Simses now lives in South Florida with her husband and their daughter. She is working on another novel. Click here to visit her website.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Call the Midwife

A BBC series based upon the memoirs of Jennifer Worth set in the East-end of London during the 1950s. The plot follows the work of midwives and nuns working out of Nonnatus House, a nursing convent.
Broadcast on PBS in the Fall of 2012 the series received critical acclaim and strong viewer support.
The library has the first two seasons as well as Jennifer Worth's memoir trilogy. For more click here

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Muder Ink - Stuart MacBride

Stuart MacBride is a Scottish writer, most famous for his crime thrillers set in the "Granite City" of Aberdeen – featuring Detective Sergeant Logan McRae.  There are eight books in the Logan McRae series.
MacBride was born in Dumbarton, Scotland, and raised in Aberdeen. Prior to becoming a writer, his careers included scrubbing toilets offshore, graphic design, web design and IT/computer programming. He now lives in north-east Scotland with his wife, Fiona. He is reputed to be a passionate potato grower, but claims to have a "vegetable patch full of weeds".
The library has most of the series, including his most recent Close to the Bone.  Click here to visit his website.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Follow by Email

You will note that there is a new feature to this blog called "Follow by Email". It is located at the top of the right hand column. Between newsletters, we post a variety of regular features and news. If you would like to be notified of these postings just fill in your email address as directed and submit.

September - Fiction

MaddAddam Margaret Atwood

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Omens  Kelley Armstrong
Benjamin Franklin's Bastard  Sally Cabot
No One Could Have Guessed the Weather Anne-Marie Casey
True Love  Jude Deveraux
Beach Reading Lorne Elliott
Burdens of the Dead Mercedes Lackey
Rose Harbor in Bloom  Debbie Macomber
The Good Lord Bird  James McBride
Almost English Charlotte Mendelson
The Girl You Left Behind  Jojo Moyes
Me Before You  Jojo Moyes
The Invisible Bridge  Julie Orringer
The One-Way Bridge  Cathie Pelletier
First Sight  Danielle Steel
Always Watching  Chevy Stevens
Hidden Order  Brad Thor
The Illusion of Separateness  Simon Van Booy
The Giving Quilt (Large Print)  Jennifer Chiaverini
The Lifeboat (Large Print)  Charlotte Rogan

September - Mysteries

How the Light Gets In
Louise Penny

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Wonderland  Ace Atkins
Care Homes are Murder  Mike Befeler
Oscar Wilde & the Murders at Reading Gaol Gyles Brandreth
A Cookbook Conspiracy  Kate Carlisle
Daddy's Gone A Hunting  Mary Higgins Clark
Bombshell  Catherine Coulter
The Sound of Breaking Glass  Deborah Crombie
Hotshot  Julie Garwood
The Beast (also in Large Print) Faye Kellerman
Body in the Piazza  Katherine Page
Seduction  M.J. Rose
A Fatal Likeness  Lynn Shepherd
A Question of Honour  Charles Todd
Alex Cross, Run  (Large Print) James Patterson
Stolen Prey   (Large Print) John Sandford

September - Biographies

How to be a Woman
Caitlin Moran

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And Then There Were Nuns  Jane Christmas
Double Double  Martha & Ken Grimes

September - Teen Books

Anna and the French Kiss
Stephanie Perkins

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Lola and the Boy Next Door  Stephanie Perkins
Divergent  Veronica Roth
Insurgent   Veronica Roth
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight J. Smith

September - Children's DVDs


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Babe: Pig in the City
Barbie Mariposa and the Fairy Princess
Brother Bear 2
Oliver & Company (DVD & Blu-Ray)
Super Buddies

September - Children's Books

Snow Friends M. Christina Butler

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Magic Puppy: A New Beginning Sue Bentley
Attack of the Bandit Cats  Geronimo Stilton
Thea Stilton and the Mountain of Fire Thea Stilton
I Love You Always and Forever Jonathan Emmett
Mr. Zinger's Hat Carey Fagan
Moustronaut  Mark Kelly
I Want My Hat Back  Jon Klassen
Mmm, Cookies! Robert Munsch
Now We Are Cool  Susann Opel-Gotz
The Sheep Fairy  Ruth Louise Symes
Seymour Makes New Friends Walter Wick
Waking Dragons Jane Yolen
A Few Bites   Cybèle Young
A Few Blocks  Cybèle Young
Monkey Puzzle Julia Donaldson
Fancy Nancy: Potpourri of Books  Jane O'Connor
Little Miss Naughty & the Good Fairy Roger Hargreaves
Little Miss Splendid and the Princess  Roger Hargreaves

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Espace Livres - A Literary Salon

In collaboration with the book club The Bouquineuses and the artistic group Arts Pontes, MUSO invites you to ESPACE LIVRES its first edition of a literary salon focused on authors of the Haut-Saint-Laurent Valley region. This event takes place on Saturday, November 30 from noon until 8 pm and Sunday, December 1 from 11 am to 5 pm. You are invited to reserve a place from which to present and sell your works to visitors.
An author, to be eligible, is originally from or resides in the region and has had at least one work published. All types of writing are welcome. You must furnish your own publicity and promotional material.
For more information or for a registration form contact Carole Hughes at 450-370-4511 or The fee for renting a table is $25. The deadline for reservations October 15, 2013.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Crafting an Effective Writer: Tools of the Trade

Welcome to the exploding world of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. The technology enables the partners to teach millions of students rather than hundreds. Link to Coursera for more information here .
If you are interested in improving your writing skills here is a MOOC designed for you that is starting now. Check it out.

October Book Sale

The October Book Sale starts on Monday, October 7th at 2.30 pm and runs until Saturday, October 12th. Craft books are featured.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

The Write Stuff - Chris Cleave

Chris Cleave was born in London and spent his early years in Cameroon. He studied experimental psychology at Balliol College, Oxford. His debut novel, Incendiary, was an international bestseller published in 20 countries to awards and critical acclaim. His second novel, Little Bee, is a New York Times #1 bestseller with over 2 million copies in print. Gold is his third novel.
He lives in London with his wife and three children.
The library has his three novels, recently acquiring two in July.  Click here to visit his website.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Mad Men

Mad Men is set in the 1960s and refers to advertising men on Madison Avenue in NYC. The story revolves around the advertising business at Sterling Cooper and primarily Don Draper (John Hamm) head of the creative department. The series explores the professional and private lives of the principle characters.
Widely acclaimed by critics and public alike, the series has received numerous awards. For more click here .
The library has the first five seasons of the series.

Monday, September 2, 2013

Creative Writing Workshop

The Fall session of the Creative Writing Workshop with Timothy Fain starts on September 17th. The session lasts for 10 weeks and runs from 1 pm to 3 pm each Tuesday. The cost is $75 of which $15 will be donated to the Library. Enrollment is limited so please register with Timothy at 514 426-0687 or 

Monday, August 26, 2013

August - Teen Books

Blaze of Glory M. Garzon

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Le monde à l'envers  India Desjardins
Le Blogue de Namasté 2  Maxime Roussy
Le Blogue de Namasté 1   Maxime Roussy
Catwoman: The Dark End of the Street  DC Comics
New Teen Titans: Terra Incognito  DC Comics
The Moon and More  Sarah Dessen
The Mark of Athena  Rick Riordan
Little Vampire  Joann Sfar

August - Chidren's Books

Megan McDonald

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Sylva and the Fairy Ball  Margaret McNamara
Rosie and the Secret Friend  Margaret McNamara
Henrietta: The Great Go-getter  Martine Murray
Henrietta: There's No One Better  Martine Murray
The Never Girls: In a Blink  Kiki Thorpe
Alligator Baby  Robert Munsch

August - Non-Fiction

Soup Bowl

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Complete Guide to Water Gardening  Peter Robinson
Insight Guide: France
Spain 2008
Rough Guide to First-time Africa

August - Fiction & Mystery

The Mist  Carla Neggers

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The Lion Seeker  Kenneth Bonert
The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells Andrew Sean Greer
The Firebird  Susanna Kearsley
Cuckoo's Calling  Robert Galbraith
Baby Proof   Emily Giffin (Audio)
Home Front  Kristin Hannah (Audio)
First Daughter Eric Van Lustbader (Audio)
R is for Ricochet  Sue Grafton (Audio)
On the Run  Iris Johansen (Audio)
The Jewels of Paradise  Donna Leon (Audio)

August - DVDs

The Newsroom: Season One

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Cries and Whispers
Damages:  Season 4
George Gently: Season 5
Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie
Nurse Jackie: Season 2
Sherlock: Season 2
The Silence
Through a Glass Darkly
Winter Light
World Without End
The Street: Season 1

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Elmore Leonard Dies at 87

One of the masters of crime fiction past away earlier today. Elmore Leonard will be greatly missed by his fans.
He started his writing career with Western short stories and then novels including Hombre and 3.10 to Yuma but when Westerns lost popularity moved on to crime.
Nineteen of his stories hit the silver screen, the most successful were Get Shorty and Out of Sight. To read the New York Times obituary click here .
For aspiring writers Leonard's "Ten Rules of Writing" are a must read, see here.
The library has a good selection of Leonard's work.

September Book Sale

The September Book Sale starts Monday, September 9th at 2.30 pm and runs until Saturday, September 14th. Cookbooks are featured.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Write Stuff - Kristin Hannah

Kristin Hannah is the New York Times bestselling author of 18 novels, including the blockbuster Firefly Lane and Night Road. She worked in a trendy advertising agency before deciding to go to law school. Hannah graduated from law school in Washington and practiced law in Seattle before becoming a full-time writer. She has won numerous romance writer's awards including the Golden Heart, the Maggie and 1996 National Reader's Choice. She lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with her husband and their son.
The library has a good selection of Hannah’s works.  Click here to visit her website.