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, February 25, 2016

February - Children's Books

The Adventures of Little Wombat   
Vicki Churchill

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Batman Going Ape   DC Comics (Laurie Sutton )
Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa   Anna Dewdney
Whiffy Wilson   Caryl Hart
The Very Bad Bunny   Marilyn Sadler
The Man with the Violin   Kathy Stinson
Surprise Puppy!   Judith Walker-Hodge
Don't Kiss the Frog   Fiona Waters
Un Dragon Bougon   Ethan Long
Audrey Cow   Dan Barel
Chicken Squad #1: The first Misadventure   Doreen Cronin
Seven Wonders #1:The Colossus Rises   Peter Lerangis
Seven Wonders #2: Lost in Babylon   Peter Lerangis
Curiosity House #1: The Shrunken Head   Lauren Oliver
Timmy Failure #1: Mistakes Were Made   Stephan Pastis
Baby-Sitters Club #3: Mary Anne Saves the Day
Never Girls #1: In a Blink   Jana Thorpe
Never Girls #2: The Space Between   Jana Thorpe
Never Girls #3: A Dandelion Wish   Jana Thorpe
Never Girls #4: From The Mist   Jana Thorpe
Predators Collection   Laura Marsh
What's the Buzz?   Merrie-Ellen Wilcox
Sea Turtle Scientist   Stephen R Swinburne
Wolves   Charnan Simon
Mush! Sled Dogs of the Iditarod   Joe Funk
Sparta!   Kylie Burns
Germany the Land   Bobbie Kalman
Greece the Culture   Bobbie Kalman
China the People   Bobbie Kalman
Australia the Culture   Bobbie Kalman

February - DVDs

 Mad Men, Final Season, Part 2

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Beltracchi : The Art of Forgery
Borgen, Season 2
Classical Stretch, Strength and Flexibility Season 10
Dancing on the Edge
Doc Martin, Series 7
Every Day
Felix and Meira
King Tut
Run and Jump
Shades of Love
Spare Parts

February - Teens

99 Days   
Katie Cotugno

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Sunny Side Up   Jennifer Holm
The Blackthorn Key   Kevin Sands
Knights and Castles   Cassie Mayer
L'Existence de Melodie   Marie Gray
Le Vertige de Gabrielle   Marie Gray
Kidpaddle #7: Waterminator   Midam
SonicX   Sonic Project

February - Fiction

The Midwife of Hope River
Patricia Harman

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Fifteen Dogs   Andre Alexis
Lucky Us   Amy Bloom
Under the Visible Life   Kim Echlin
The Mare   Mary Gaitskill
Flood of Fire   Amitav Ghosh
Riding Lessons   Sara Gruen
The Invasion of the Tearling, Vol 11   Erika Johansen
The Queen of the Tearling, Vol 1   Erika Johansen
Smoke   Catherine McKenzie
The Beekeeper's Daughter   Santa Montefiore
Us   David Nicholls
My Mother's Secret   Sheila O'Flanagan
My Name is Lucy Barton   Elizabeth Strout
The Martian   Andy Weir

February - Mysteries

The Murder Bag
Tony Parsons

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By All Men's Judgements   Brad Cotton
Where Bodies Fall   Sheila Kindellan-Sheehan
Splinter the Silence   Val McDermid

February - Non-Fiction

The Road to Little Dribbling 
Bill Bryson

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Plutocrats   Chrystia Freeland
Once They Were Hats   Frances Backhouse
Mountain City Girls   Anna and Jane McGarrigle

Saturday, February 20, 2016

March Book Sale

The March Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm, Monday March 7th to 12th and runs until Saturday, March 12th. Children's books and Spring projects are featured.

Monday, February 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Hazel Gaynor

Hazel Gaynor is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home and A Memory of Violets. She was selected by US Library Journal as one of ‘Ten Big Breakout Authors’ for 2015.
Gaynor is one of nine contributing authors to WWI anthology Fall of Poppies - Stories of Love and the Great War (March 2016). Her third novel The Girl from the Savoy will be published in June 2016. The Library has acquired her most recent novel.
Originally from Yorkshire, England, Gaynor now lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.  Click here to visit her online.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Poldark

Poldark is a British drama series based on the novels of the same name by Winston Graham. It was originally screened between 1975-1977 and was a huge hit . Set in 18th century Cornwall, Ross Poldark returns from 3 years of fighting in the American War of Independance, to find his father dead, his estate in ruins and his true love engaged to his cousin. He rescues a fiery young woman, Demelza, and takes her on as a kitchen maid, and he also attempts to regain control of his tin mines. The new adaptation stars Aidan Quinn as Ross, Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza and is adapted by Debbie Horsfield. The series is set against the magnificent Cornish coastline and is definately one for the ladies! The library has the first season. Click here for a more detailed link.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Murder Ink - Dolores Redondo

Dolores Redondo was born in Donostia-San Sebastián in 1969. She studied Law and Gastronomy and worked in business for a few years. 
Redondo began writing short stories and children's stories and in 2009 published her first novel, The Privileges of the Angel. The Invisible Guardian is the first installment of the Batzan Trilogy, three gripping landscape thrillers set in the Basque Pyrenees, which have sold over 300,000 copies in Spain and has been translated into 32 languages. The Library has acquired this novel.
Redondo currently lives and writes in the Ribera Navarra.  Click here to visit her online.