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.

Monday, October 26, 2015

October Children's Books

Pour l'amour d'une bulle
Bob l'éponge

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Désastre au zoo  Bob l'éponge
La mer des monstres   Rick Riordan
Ivy and Dean Take the Case  Annie Barrows
The Wizard of Oz  Frank Baum
Cynder Confronts the Weather Wizard  Orik Beakman
Wish Upon a Friend  Phoebe Bright
Wish Upon a Pet  Phoebe Bright
Wish upon a Song  Phoebe Bright
Cartboy & the Time Capsule  L.A. Campbell
The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning  Chris Colfer
A Big Surprise  Kate Finch
A Nose for Trouble  Kate Finch
On With The Show  Kate Finch
Zac Power: Boot Camp  H.I. Larry
Zac Power: High Risk  H.I. Larry
Dolphin Rescue  Tracey West
New Girl in Town  Marilyn Easton
Toilet Paper Mommy Michael Rex
End of the World  Michael Rex
Kristy's Great Idea   Ann Martin
The Truth About Stacey  Ann Martin
Polar Bear Alert!  Debora Pearson
Pixie Hollow Tales  Google Books
Pippa the Pumpkin Fairy  Tim Bugbird
Click, Clack, Boo  Doreen Cronin
Goodnight Hockey  Michael Dahl
The Day the Crayons Came Home  Drew Daywalt
Superman vs. Mongul  Michael Teitelbaum
Frozen  Victoria Saxon
Charlie's Snow Day  Ree Drummond
Meet Marley  Natalie Engel
Five Little Ghosts  Patricia Hegarty
Run-Down Racecar  Sheila Sweeny Higginson
Polar Bears  Laura Marsh
Sea Otters  Laura Marsh
The Book With No Pictures  B.J. Novak
Hallowe'en Countdown  Jack Prelutsky
The Rain is a Pain  Amy Tsu Lin
Hallowe'en Collector's Edition  Jerry Seinfeld
What Pet Should I Get?  Dr. Seuss
The Most Magnificant Thing  Ashley Spires
The Haunted Ghoul Bus  Lisa Trumbauer

October - Teens

The Mortal Instrument
Cassandra Clare

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City of Heavenly Fire  Cassandra Clare
If We Survive  Andrew Klavan
Rump  Liesl Shurtliff

October - Fiction

Maya's Notebook
Isabel Allende

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False Impression  Jeffrey Archer
My Brilliant Friend  Elena Ferrante
Kill Shot  Vince Flynn
Purity  Jonathan Franzen
The Honey Queen  Cathy Kelly
Revival  Stephen King
Hunt the Fox  Don Mann
Nothing Personal  Mike Offit
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Large Print) Alex. McCall Smith 

October - Mysteries

You Are Dead
Peter James

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Make Me  Lee Child
Blue Monday  Nicci French
Dead Ever After  Charlaine harris
Lethal Intent  Quentin Jardine
The Final Silence  Stuart Neville
Alert  James Patterson
White Fire  Preston & Child
Festive in Death  J.D. Robb
Silken Prey  John Sandford

October - Non-Fiction

The Last Maasai Warriors
Wilson Meikuaya

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Health Care & Politics  David Levine
Fifty Years of Flying Fun  Rod Dean
Haatchi & Little B  Wendy Holden
Superfood Smoothies  Julie Morris
Macdonald at 200   Google Books
Open Heart, Open Mind  Clara Hughes
A Broken Hallelujah  Liel Liebovitz
Strength of Conviction  Tom Mulcair
Common Ground  Justin Trudeau

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

November Book Sale

The November Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm , Monday, November 2 and runs until Saturday, November 7th. Special children's books are featured.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The Write Stuff - Lori Lansens

Lori Lansens was a successful screenwriter before she burst onto the literary scene in 2002 with her first novel Rush Home Road. Translated into 12 languages and published in 15 countries, Rush Home Road, received rave reviews around the world. Her follow-up novel, The Girls, was an international success as well; rights were sold in 20 territories.  Her third novel, The Wife’s Tale, is currently in development as a feature film.  The Library has her collection, including her fourth and most recent novel The Mountain Story.
Born and raised in Chatham, Ontario, Lori Lansens now makes her home in the Santa Monica Mountains with her husband and two children.  Click here to visit her website. 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Borgen

Denmark s blockbuster political drama, Borgen ( The Castle ) explores the insular world of high-stakes Danish politics and the press corps that covers it in instantaneous, relentless news cycles. Birgitte Nyborg becomes Prime Minister of Denmark through a political fluke and has to learn the ways of power, quickly. She s an altruistic public servant in an old boys club and must master the art of the deal overnight, manage her image and understand that she has advisors but no real friends. She also must perform the impossible juggling act of maintaining a family life while serving as Denmark s first female Prime Minister.
The library has the first season. Link here  for more detail.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Susan Crawford

Susan Crawford grew up in Miami, Florida, and graduated from the University of Miami. She later moved to New York City and then Boston before settling in Atlanta to raise three daughters and work in the field of adult education. A member of the Atlanta Writers' Club and the Village Writers, she teaches at Georgia Piedmont Technical College and dabbles in local politics.  The Pocket Wife is her debut novel which the Library recently acquired.
Crawford lives with her husband and a trio of rescue cats in Atlanta. Click here to visit her website.