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.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

May - Audio-Books

The Confession
John Grisham

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Deadline   Sandra Brown
Mother Father Uncle Aunt   Garrison Keillor
A is for Alibi   Sue Grafton
U is for Undertow   Sue Grafton
V is for Vengeance   Sue Grafton
Blood Memory   Greg Iles
Murder 101   Faye Kellerman
Writ of Execution   Perri O'Shaughnessy
The Sisterhood   Michael Palmer
Cold Service   Robert B Parker
Stranger in Paradise   Robert B Parker

May - Fiction

Bring Me Home
Alan Titchmarsh

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American Dervish   Ayed Akhtar
City of the Lost   Kelley Armstrong
The Heart goes Last   Margaret Atwood
The Widow   Fiona Barton
Forever Yours   Rita Bradshaw
Season of the Dragonflies   Sarah Creech
The Life We Bury   Allen Eskins
Hausfrau   Jill Alexander Essbaum
Wildflower Hill   Kimberley Freeman
The Golden Son   Shilpi Somaya Gowda
The Magicians   Lev Grossman
The Time of Their Lives   Maeve Haran
The Secrets of Midwives   Sally Hepworth
The Good Spy   Jeffrey Layton
The Piano Maker   Kurt Palka
Moonlight Over Paris   Jennifer Robson
The Summer Before the War   Helen Simonson
Reamde   Neal Stephenson
Boring Girls   Sara Taylor
RoomHate   Penelope Ward
The Storms of War   Kate Williams
What She Left Behind   Ellen Marie Wiseman

May - Mysteries

Dark Corners
Ruth Rendall

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Find Her   Lisa Garner
Kinsey and Me : Stories   Sue Grafton
Cold Cold Heart   Tami Hoag
Thursday Legends   Quintin Jardine
The Ice Child   Camilla Lackberg
Midnight Sun   Jo Nesbo
Crimson Shore   Douglas Preston
Lie in Wait   Eric Rickstad
Come Home   Lisa Scottoline

May - Non-Fiction

Hitler's Forgotten Children
Ingrid Von Oelhafen

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Stalin's Daughter   Rosemary Sullivan
Tripping Over the Truth   Travis Christofferson
A Modern Way to Cook   Anna Jones
17 Carnations : The Royals, The Nazis..   Andrew Morton
Spark Joy   Marie Kondo

May - Children's Books

Penelope Arlon

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Rocks and Minerals   Steve Tomecek
First Encyclopedia of Seas and Oceans   Ben Denne
Amphibians   Sally Morgan
Who is Jane Goodall?   Roberta Edwards
You are One   Sarah O'Leary
Creepy Carrots   Aaron Reynolds
A Bad Case Of Stripes   David Shannon
Agent Amelia #1:Ghost Diamond   Michael Broad
Agent Amelia #2: Zombie Cows   Michael Broad
Agent Amelia #3: Hypno Hounds   Michael Broad
Muggie Maggie   Beverly Cleary
Phoebe and Her Unicorn #1   Dana Simpson
Phoebe and Her Unicorn #2   Dana Simpson
Phoebe and Her Unicorn #3   Dana Simpson
Wings of Fire # 1: The Dragonet Pro   Tui T. Sutherland
Wings of Fire # 2: The Lost Heir   Tui T. Sutherland
Wings of Fire # 3: The Hidden Kingdom   Tui T. Sutherland
Canadian Flyer # 1: Beware Pirates!   Frieda Wishinsky
Canadian Flyer # 2: Crazy for Gold   Frieda Wishinsky
Mercy Watson se paie du bon temps   Kate DiCamillo

May - Teens

Pieces of Us
Margie Gelwasser

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Robin Teenage Wasteland   D.C.Comics
Between Shades of Gray   Ruta Sepetys
Guiness Book of Records 2015
Canadian Leaders   Maxine Trottier

May - DVDs


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The Americans Season 1
The Age of Adaline
Breaking Bad Final Season
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 1
Nashville Season 1

Friday, May 20, 2016

June Book Sale

The June Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, June 6th and runs until Saturday, June 11th. Cookbooks are featured.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Mona Awad

Mona Awad was born in Montreal and has lived in the U.S. since 2003. A graduate of York University in Toronto, she also received her MScR in English Literature from Edinburgh University. She has worked as a freelance journalist, food columnist, and is currently pursuing a PhD in creative writing from the University of Denver.
The library has recently acquired a copy of her debut novel, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl. Described as brilliant, hilarious and shocking, Awad skewers the body image-obsessed culture that tells women that they have no value outside their physical appearance, and one young woman's struggle to conform. Click here to visit her online.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Indian Summers

Indian Summers is an epic British drama series which details the events of summers spent in Simla in the Himalayan foothills, by a group of British socialites at the time of the British Raj. The first series is set in 1932 when the Indians were dreaming of independance, and explores the collision of the British ruling class with their Indian subjects, and the intricate game of power, politics and passion that ensues. Indian Summers stars Julie Walters, Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Art Malik and the library has the first series. Click here for a more detailed link.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Country Homes Tour

Country Homes Tour
60th Anniversary
Thursday, June 2, 2016
10h00 - 16h00
Presented by St. James’ Church Women, Hudson, QC

Tour Tickets $30 on sale at:

Décors & Tissus Sérénity   (450) 853-0635
Source Santé                    (450) 458-7547
Boutique Alena Kirby        (450) 455-6156
Le Panier                         (514) 695-7038
Or by email:

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Murder Ink - Simon Toyne

Simon Toyne graduated from Goldsmiths College in London with a degree in English and Drama then worked in television for almost 20 years before becoming a novelist. His first book, Sanctus, became the biggest selling debut thriller of 2011 in the UK and also an international bestseller.
In 2013 Toyne signed a five-book deal with HarperCollins for a new series following an enigmatic character called Solomon Creed on an epic quest of personal redemption. The first book, The Searcher, was published in 2015 and recently acquired by the Library.
Toyne lives with his wife and three children and splits his time between Brighton and the South of France.  Click here to visit him online.