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 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.