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.

Friday, January 24, 2014

January - Children's Books

Muddy Paws
Sue Bentley

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Princesse Rosa  Vivian French
Christmas Castle  Rosie Banks
Chocolate Wishes  Sue Bentley
BC Mambo  Stone Rabbit
Pirate Palooza  Stone Rabbit
Deep-Space Disco  Stone Rabbit
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary  Jeff Kinney
I Even Funnier  James Patterson
The Astrosmurf  Yvan Delporte
The Smurf Apprentice Yvan Delporte
The Smurf King  Yvan Delporte
The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid  Geronimo Stilton
Four Mice Deep in the Jungle  Geronimo Stilton
Journey to the Center of the Earth  Jules Verne
Whizz! Pop! Granny, Stop!  Tracy Corderoy
The Vole Brothers  Roslyn Schwartz
Dinosaur Revealed  Dougal Dixon
Life in Ancient Rome  Simon Adams

January - Mysteries

The Gods of Guilt
Michael Connelly

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Sandrine's Case  Thomas H. Cook
Dust  Patricia Cornwell
Hunting Eve  Iris Johansen
Silencing Eve  Iris Johansen
The Hidden Child  Camilla Lackberg
Tatiana  Martin Cruz Smith
Cross My Heart  James Patterson (Large Print)

January - DVDs

The Paradise

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Bomb Girls - Season 2
Dalziel & Pascoe - Season 4
DCI Banks - Season 1
The Fall - Saeson 1
Kingdom - Season 2
Last Tango in Halifax
Murdoch Mysteries - Season 1
Silk - Season 1
Case Histories
Mad Men - Season 6

January - Fiction

The House Girl
Tara Conklin

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And Thereby Hangs a Tale Jeffrey Archer
The Measure of the Magic  Terry Brooks
We Need New Names   NoViolet Bulawayo
The Luminaries   Eleanor Catton
Mad About the Boy  Helen Fielding
The Lowland  Jhumpa Lahiri
The Last Word  Lisa Lutz
Reconstructing Amelia  Kimberly McCreight
A Tale for the Time Being  Ruth Ozeki
The Testament of Mary  Colm Toibin
Mirage  Clive Cussler (Large Print)
The Senator's Wife  Sue Miller (Large Print)
Family History  Dani Shapiro (Large Print)

January - Non-Fiction

Ecstasy to Agony
Bill Young

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The Vegetarian Collection  Alison Kent
The Way of the 88 Temples  Robert C. Sibley
The Village Against the World  Dan Hancox
Globish  Robert McCrum
The Holmes Inspection  Mike Holmes
The World's Strongest Librarian  Josh Hanagame

Monday, January 20, 2014

February Book Sale

The February Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, February 3rd and runs until Saturday, February 8th. Cookbooks are featured.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Write Stuff - Susan Byrd

Bestselling author Sandra Byrd has now published more than forty books. Her adult fiction debut, Let Them Eat Cake, the first in the French Twist series was a Christy Award finalist, as was her first historical novel, To Die For: A Novel of Anne Boleyn, the first in her Tudor series. She also writes young adult novels.
Byrd is passionate about helping new writers develop their talent and has mentored and coached hundreds of new writers.  Byrd lives near Seattle, Washington, with her husband and two children. 
The library has both the French Twist and Tudor series.  Click here to visit her website.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Parade's End

Set over a tumultuous ten-year period 100 years ago, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of one privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian one. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, aristocrat Christopher Tietjens (Benedict Cumberbatch) puts principles first by marrying Sylvia (Rebecca Hall), a pretty, manipulative socialite who gives birth to a child who may not be his. More...