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, August 29, 2016

Scarecrow Workshop - September 18


Sunday, September 18
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hudson Historical Museum and Garden
541 Main Road, Hudson

The Hudson Historical Society and Hudson Fine Craft will hold a SCARECROW MAKING WORKSHOP for the whole family.
Cost:  $20 per person or $25 for family group
Register:  Email or call 450-458-0625
Look forward to adding to our agricultural history and heritage!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

August - Fiction

Vinegar Girl
Anne Tyler

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The Alphabet House   Jussi Alder-Olsen
A Country Road, A Tree   Jo Baker
The Stargazer's Sister   Carrie Brown
The Radiant Road   Katherine Catmull
The Queen of the Night   Alexander Chee
The Solomon Curse   Clive Cussler
Zero K   Don DeLillo
The Measure of Darkness   Liam Durcan
Absolom's Daughters   Suzanne Feldman
Belgravia   Julian Fellowes
The Privileged   Emily Hourican
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar   Suzanne Joinson
We're All in this Together   Amy Jones
China Rich Girlfriend   Kevin Kwan
One Night in Winter   Simon Sebag Montefiore
Barskins   Annie Proulx
The Improbability of Love   Hannah Rothschild
I Promise You This   Patricia Sands
The Daughter   Jane Shemilt
The Twelve Rooms of the Nile   Enid Shomer
Golden Lion   Wilbur Smith
Predator   Wilbur Smith
The Paris Secret   Karen Swan
Summer at Tiffany's   Karen Swan
The Ashes of London   Andrew Taylor
Angelopolis   Danielle Trussoni
Winter Garden   Kristin Hannah ( Large-Print)
Still Alice   Lisa Genova (Audiobook)
Sharkman Six   Owen West ( Audiobook)
The Witches Salem 1692   Stacey Schiff ( Large-Print)

August - Mysteries

River of the Dead
Robert Pobi

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Ruins of War   John A Connell
Seven Days Dead   John Farrow
Rock with Wings   Anne Hillerman
Orphan X   Gregg Hurwitz
I Let You Go   Clare Mackintosh
Taking Pity   David Mark
Knife Gun Poison Bomb   Martin O'Brien
It Happens in the Dark   Carol O'Connell
15th Affair   James Patterson
Cop Town   Karin Slaughter
Crazy Love You   Lisa Unger
In The Blood   Lisa Unger
Foreign Affairs   Stuart Woods
The Overlook   Michael Connelly (Audiobook)

August - Non-Fiction

Home-Cooked Comforts
Laura Washburn

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The Cabaret of Plants   Richard Mabey
Goodbye Parkinson's, Hello Life!   Alex Kerten
Fish and Seafood   Canadian Living
Complete Guide to Sushi and Sashimi   Jeffrey Elliot
Everyone Behaves Badly   Lesley M M Blume
100 Places That Made Britain   David Musgrove
The Nazi Officer's Wife   Edith Hahn Beer
Game of Crowns   Christopher Anderson

August - Children's Books

The Familiars#1
Adam Jay Epstein

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Familiars #2: Secrets of the Crown   Adam Jay Epstein
Familiars #3: Circle of Heroes   Adam Jay Epstein
Familiars #4: Palace of Dreams   Adam Jay Epstein
Babysitters Club #4: Claudia and Me   Rana Telgemeier
Drama   Rana Telgemeier
Hilo #1: The Boy who Crashed to Earth   Judd Winck
Hilo #2: Saving the Whole Wide World   Judd Winck
Calling on Dragons    Patricia C. Wrede
Dealing with Dragons   Patricia C. Wrede
Searching for Dragons   Patricia C. Wrede

August - DVDs

House Of Cards
Season Four

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Shetland   Seasons One and Two

Saturday, August 20, 2016

September Book Sale

The September Book Sale starts on Monday, September 12th and runs until Saturday, September 17th. Art books are featured.

Monday, August 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Sunjeev Sahota

Sunjeev Sahota was born in Derby, UK in 1981, he's a British-Indian Sikh. He had not read a novel until he was 18, and graduated in Mathematics. His first novel "Ours are the Streets" was published in 2011 to critical acclaim, it's the story of a British Muslim suicide bomber.
The library has a copy of his second book "The Year of the Runaways" which was shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker prize. It's a bold and original novel about illegal immigration to Britain from India, focusing on four migrant workers in Sheffield.
Sahota lives in Sheffield with his wife and two children. Click here to visit him online.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Black Work

Black Work is a 3 part British detective thriller written by Matt Charman, and starring the wonderful actress Sheridan Smith as police officer Jo Gillespie. She sets out to discover who murdered her husband, an undercover police officer. During the course of her investigations she uncovers some dangerous secrets about her husband which tests her faith in the police family. The library has the DVD, click here for more details

Monday, August 1, 2016

Murder Ink - David Swinson

David Swinson is a retired police detective, having served 16 years with the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department. Before joining the DC police Swinson was a record store owner in Seal Beach, California, a punk rock/alternative concert promoter in Long Beach, California, and a music video producer and independent filmmaker in Los Angeles, California.
Swinson currently lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, daughter, bull mastiff, and bearded dragon.
The Library recently acquired his second novel The Second Girl.  Click here to visit Swinson online.