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.