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.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

January - DVDs

Breaking Bad Season 5

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20 Wild Westerns
Fawlty Towers
Chasing Shadows
Happy Valley
Home Fires
Land Girls Season 2
Line of Duty Season 2
Poldark Season 1
The Rape of Europa
Sons of Liberty

January - Fiction

 For Better For Worse
 Pam Weaver

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Tapestry of Fortunes   Elizabeth Berg
2666   Roberto Bolano
Out of the Ashes   Tom Clancy
Blink of an Eye   William Cohen
The Story of a New Name Book 2   Elena Ferrante
Those who Leave and Those who Stay Book 3   Elena Ferrante
Sharp Objects   Gillian Flynn
A Memory of Violets   Hazel Gaynor
The Clothes on Their Backs   Linda Grant
Saint Odd   Dean Koontz
The World Before Her   Deborah Weisgall
Prodigal Son (Large Print)   Danielle Steel


 Treasure Hunt
 Andrea Camilleri

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Someone is Watching   Joy Fielding
The Big Finish   James W Hall
Arctic Chill   Arnaldur Indridason
Pray for the Dying   Quintin Jardine
Crusher   Niall Leonard
The Attenbury Emeralds   Jill Paton Walsh
The Murder House   James Patterson
Even Dogs in the Wild   Ian Rankin
The Invisible Guardian   Dolores Redondo
Winter in Madrid   C.J.Sansom
Eyes of Justice   Lis Wiehl
Insatiable Appetites   Stuart Woods

January - Non-Fiction


True Canadian Heroes 
in the Air   
Arthur Bishop 

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The Rape of Europa   Lynn H. Nicholas
Crazy Town : The Rob Ford Story   Robyn Dolittle
Charles and Emma : The Darwin's Leap of Faith   Deborah Heiligman

January - Children's Books

Beyond the Pond   Joseph Kuefler

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North   Nick Dowson
There's a Nightmare in my Closet   Mercer Mayer
You're the Scaredy-Cat   Mercer Mayer
I Wish You More   Amy Rosenthal
Bear Counts   Karma Wilson
Le Géant de Glace   Geronimo Stilton
Vinny Crowe's Comic Book   Marthe Jocelyn and Richard Scrimger
Blast to the Past   Scott Nickel
Curse of the Red Scorpion  Scott Nickel
Bug Wars   Steve Parker
Spider   Valerie Bodden
Camels   Melissa Gish
Apes and Monkeys   Barbara Taylor
No Shelter Here   Rob Laidlaw
Prince Edward Island   Michelle L. Nielson
Alberta   Katie Bailey
Saskatchewan   Jennifer D.B.Lackey
Manitoba   Rachel Eagen
Ontario   Adrianna Morganelli
Quebec   Marguerite Rodger
New Brunswick   David Fancy
Newfoundland and Labrador   Rachel Eagen
Northwest Territories   Rachel Eagen
Nunavut   Carrie Gleason
Yukon   Adrianna Morganelli 

January - Teens

Chris Hadfield   Diane Dakers

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Courage and Compassion   Rona Arato
The Whole Truth   Kit Pearson
The Human Body   H.P.Newquist
Star Wars Episode 1: Incredible Cross-Sections   David Reynolds
Star Wars Episode 11: Attack of the Clones   David Reynolds

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

February Book Sale

The February Book sale starts at 2.30 pm, Monday, February 1st and runs until Saturday, February 6th. Romance and thrillers are featured.

Friday, January 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff is the New York Times bestselling author of two novels, The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia, as well as the celebrated short-story collection Delicate Edible Birds. She graduated from Amherst College and has an MFA in fiction from the University of Wisconsin Madison. Her work has appeared in a number of magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper's, and The Atlantic.
The library has acquired her most recent novel Fates and Furies.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to read more of her novels.
Groff lives in Gainesville, Florida with her husband and two sons.  Click here to visit her online.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - The Widower

The Widower is a three part drama originally shown on British television. It is based on the crimes of convicted murderer Malcolm Webster. Over a thirteen year period, this seemingly mild-mannered male nurse, set about poisoning and murdering his first wife and attempted to do the same to his second wife. After this he moved on to a further scheme to deceive his then fiancee.The Widower moves between the UK and New Zealand, it stars Reece Shearsmith as Malcolm Webster, and is written by Jeff Pope. The library has the DVD.
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Friday, January 1, 2016

Murder Ink - Linda Fairstein

Linda Fairstein was chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the district attorney’s office in Manhattan for more than two decades and is America’s foremost legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence. She left the District Attorney's office in 2002, and has continued to consult, write, lecture and serve as a sex crimes expert for a wide variety of print and television media outlets.
Fairstein is also the internationally best-selling author of a series of crime novels featuring Manhattan prosecutor Alexandra Cooper. The library has several of her books including her most recent Devil’s Bridge.
Fairstein lives with her husband in Manhattan.  Click here to visit her online.