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, June 26, 2014

June - DVDs

Saving Mr. Banks

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American Hustle
August: Osage County
The Big C - Season 3
The Bletchley Circle - Season 2
Broadchurch - Season 1
Doc Martin - Season 6
George Gently - Season 6
Inside Llewyn Davis
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Great Beauty

June - Children's Books

Madame Têtue et la Licorne 
Roger Hargreaves

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Unlocking the Spell  E.D. Baker
Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble  Nick Bruel
Fortunately, the Milk  Neil Gaiman
The 26 Story Treehouse  Andy Griffiths
Mrs. Dole is Out of Control!  Dan Gutman
Mr. Sunny is Funny  Dan Gutman
Diary of a Wimpy Kid- Hard Luck  
Spider-Man Character Encyclopedia  Daniel Wallace
Anne of Green Gables  L.M. Montgomery
Middle School: Ultimate Showdown  James Patterson
Ricky Rocotta's Mighty Robot  Dav Pilkey
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitoes from Mercury  Dav Pilkey
Princesse Alice et la Pantoufle de Verre  Vivian French
Le bébé Schtroumpf 
Camilla, The Cupcake Fairy   Tim Bugbird
Le Petit Ours Blanc et l'Arc-en-Ciel  Moira Butterfield
Madame Chipie et la sirène Roger Hargreaves 
Increased Vacation Activities  Angela Wilkes
Because Your Mommy Loves You  Andrew Clements
I Love My Mommy  Giles Andreae
Little Miss Scary Roger Hargreaves
Mr. Grumpy  Roger Hargreaves
Nobody  Liz Rosenberg
Eleanor, Ellatony, Ellencake & Me  C.M. Rubin

June - Teen Books

The Activist
John Grisham

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Ender in Exile  Orson Scott Card
Ender's Game  Orson Scott Card
Stolen   Lucy Christopher
Mila 2.0  Debra Driza
If I Stay  Gayle Forman
The Dumbest Idea Ever!  Jimmy Gownley
The Fault is in Our Stars  John Green
Quest for the Spark  Tom Sniegoski
The Great Cow Race  Tom Sniegoski
Ghost Circles  Jeff Smith

June - Audio Books

Sycamore Row
John Grisham

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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion  Fannie Flagg
The Invention of Wings  Sue Monk Kidd
The Husband's Secret  Liane Moriarty
Guests on Earth  Lee Smith
The Book Thief  Markus Susak
Destroyer Angel  Nevada Barr
Speaking from Among the Bones Alan Bradley
I've Got You Under My Skin  Mary Higgins Clark
Carnal Curiosity  Stuart Woods

June - Mysteries

Natchez Burning
Greg Iles

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Deadly Heat  Richard Castle
The Case of the Missing Servant  Tarquin Hall
The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing   Tarquin Hall
The Golden Egg  Donna Leon
NYPD Red  James Patterson
The Double  George Pelecanos
Blowback  Valerie Plame
To Fetch a Thief  Spencer Quinn

June - Fiction

The Son of a Certain Woman
Wayne Johnston

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Things Fall Apart  Chinua Achebe
Three Novels  Samuel Beckett
Travelling Light  Peter Behrens
Life Class  Ann Charney
Life, Death and Vanilla Slices  Jenny Eclair
Mr. Sampath: The Printer from Malgudi  R. K. Narayan
The Girl Who Was Saturday Night  Heather O'Neill
The Alligator Man  James Sheehan
Love in the Afternoon and Other Delights  Penny Vincenzi
The Architects are Here  Michael Winter
Minister Without Portfolio  Michael Winter
Mr. MacGregor  Alan Titmarsh  (Large Print)

Friday, June 20, 2014

July Book Sale

The July Book Sale will start on Monday, July 7 at 2.30 pm and run until Saturday, July 12. Summer reading is featured.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

The Write Stuff - Diane Chamberlain

Diane Chamberlain is the author of 22 novels published in more than eleven languages. Prior to her writing career, she was a psychotherapist in private practice in Virginia. Chamberlain’s background in psychology as well as her work in hospitals has given her a keen interest in understanding the way people tick.  She likes to write complex stories about relationships, redemption and forgiveness with a touch of mystery and suspense.
Chamberlain lives in North Carolina with her significant other, photographer John Pagliuca, and her shelties. 
The library has acquired Chamberlain’s most recent novel Necessary Lies.  Click here to visit her website.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Library Renovations

The library is being painted over the next two weeks.  We are pleased to advise the opening hours will remain unchanged, however, minor disruptions are unavoidable during this period.  Thank you in advance for your patience!

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Top of the Lake

The creation of Jane Campion (An Angel at My Table; The Piano), it is at times unnervingly focused on the New Zealand landscape. The main setting is Laketop, a very remote town in southern New Zealand where the environment presents a gorgeous lake where one expects a mountain. It looks stunning, idyllic. And the point, from the beginning, is that this lovely place seethes with corruption, horror and hatred.
The seven-part drama approaches the core story in a sideways manner. First we meet the 12-year-old girl Tui (Jacqueline Joe), who walks into the lake, apparently intent on suicide. She’s rescued and it emerges she’s pregnant.
Into the picture comes Robin (Elisabeth Moss), a young police detective who grew up in the area and is now back, visiting her sick mother. She specializes in crimes against women and children and is corralled into helping out with the case of Tui. More...

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Murder Ink - Linda Castillo

Linda Castillo is the New York Times bestselling author of the Kate Burkholder novels, including Sworn to Silence, Pray for Silence and Breaking Silence, crime thrillers set in Amish country. Her debut thriller, Sworn to Silence, was recently adapted into a two-hour original movie titled An Amish Murder.
Besides writing, Castillo’s other passion is horses, particularly her Appaloosa, George. She lives in Texas with her husband and is currently at work on her next novel featuring Chief of Police Kate Burkholder.
The library has the series.  Click here to visit her website.