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, February 27, 2017

Quebec's book brigade

A network for literacy libraries and schools from Hudson to the Gaspé are connected by volunteers who believe reading is knowledge. Passed hand to hand, every book finds a home.   Read more...

Sunday, February 26, 2017

February - DVDs

Dark Horse

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Endeavour   Series 3
Happy Valley   Series 2
Hell or High Water
The Man Who Knew Infinity
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Mr Selfridge   Season 3
Outlander   Season 2
Poldark   Season 2

February - Children's Books

Nous Sommes des Ours
Molly Grooms

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Les Singes   Emilie Beaumont
Dechets et le Recyclage   Stephanie Turnbill
Dewey, le Petit Chat de la Bibliotheque   Vicki Myron
Heidi Heckelbeck #1 : Has a Secret   Wanda Coven
Heidi Heckelbeck #2 : Casts a Spell   Wanda Coven
Heidi Heckelbeck #3 : And the Cookie Contest   Wanda Coven
Heidi Heckelbeck #4 : In Disguise   Wanda Coven
Treasure Hunters #1   James Patterson
Treasure Hunters #2 : Danger Down the Nile   James Patterson
Treasure Hunters #3 : Secret of the Forbidden City   James Patterson
Spirit Animals #4 : Fire and Ice   Shannon Hale
Spirit Animals# 5 : Against the Tide   Tui. T. Sutherland
Spirit Animals #6 : Rise and Fall   Eliot Shrefer
Spirit Animals #7 : The Evertree   Marie Lu
I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg 1863   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916   Lauren Tarshis
Canada Recycles   Peter Cook
When is a Planet Not a Planet? The Story of Pluto   Scott Scholastic
Ancient Egypt   Miranda Smith
The Little Fisherman   Margaret Wise Brown
Jack and the Flumflum Tree   Julia Donaldson
The Mighty Avengers : These are The Avengers   Marvel Comics
Show Me The Honey   Dr. Seuss
Interrupting Chicken   David Ezra Stein
Auggie & Me : Three Wonder Stories   R.J.Palacio
Wonder   R.J.Palacio

February - Non-Fiction

Hidden Figures : The American Dream
Margot Lee Shetterley

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Collectibles : Handbook and Price Guide 2016-2017   Judith Miller
Peking to Paris : Life and Love on a Short Drive   Dina Bennett
Lion   Saroo Brierley
My Life, My Love, My Legacy   Coretta Scott King
Above the Line   Shirley McClaine
Guide to the National Historic Sites of Canada

February - Fiction

Selection Day
Aravind Adiga

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Lyrebird   Cecilia Ahern
The Bear and the Nightingale   Katherine Arden
Hag-Seed : The Tempest Retold   Margaret Atwood
The Mothers   Brit Bennett
Two Cows and a Vanful of Smoke   Peter Benson
Snowflakes in the Wind   Rita Bradshaw
Dolly   Anita Brookner
This Is Not Over   Holly Brown
The House of  Dreams   Kate Lord Brown
Dragon Springs Road   Janie Chang
The Flame Bearer   Bernard Cornwell
The German Girl   Armando Lucas Correa
My Husband's Wife   Jane Corry
Transit   Rachel Cusk
The Course of Love   Alain de Botton
The Girl Before   J. P. Delaney
The Whole Town's Talking   Fannie Flagg
The Next   Stephanie Gangi
Curtain of Death   W.E.B Griffin
The Midnight Bell   Jack Higgins
Don't I Know   Marni Jackson
Russian Winter   Daphne Kalotay
Dear Mr. M   Herman Koch
Hot Milk   Deborah Levy
Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil   Melina Marchetta
The Fire By Night   Teresa Messineo
The Girl in Green   Derek B Miller
The Fifth Letter   Nicola Moriarty
The Book of American Martyrs   Joyce Carol Oates
Orhan's Inheritance   Aline Ohanesian
When the Doves Disappeared   Sofi Oksanen
The Worthington Wife   Sharon Page
Small Great Things   Jodi Picoult
Today Will Be Different   Maria Semple
Inferno   Julian Stockwin
No Man's Land   Simon Tolkien
Family Tree   Susan Wiggs
Perfect Little World   Kevin Wilson

February - Mysteries

The Prisoner
Alex Berenson

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Chaos   Patricia Cornwell
Garden of Lamentations   Deborah Crombie
The Rising   Heather Graham
The Ice Beneath Her   Camilla Grebe
The Dry   Jane Harper
Under the Midnight Sun   Keigo Higashimo
Fatal   John Lescroart
The Retribution   Val McDermid
Bullseye   James Patterson
Duplicity   Ingrid Thoft
How Will I Know?   Jessica Treadway
The Woman in Cabin 10   Ruth Ware
A Most Novel Revenge   Ashley Weaver
Below the Belt   Stuart Woods

February - Audiobooks

Life after Life
Kate Atkinson

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Running in the Family   Michael Ondaatje
Lady Susan   Jane Austen
Running Hot   Jayne Ann Krentz
True Blue   David Baldacci
No Shred of Evidence   Charles Todd

Monday, February 20, 2017

March Book Sale

The March Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, March 6th and runs until Saturday, March 11th.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Karma Brown

Karma Brown is an award winning Canadian journalist and author. Her first novel "Come Away with Me ", quickly became a best seller. The library recently acquired her second book "The Choices We Make ". It tackles the heart-breaking subject of infertility through two close friends, Kate and Hannah. Kate is a mother of two, who agrees to help the infertile Hannah by agreeing to be her surrogate. It's a powerful tale of friendship, and the risks we take to make our dreams come true.The book is based on the personal experiences of the author, who is also a cancer survivor. Karma Brown lives outside Toronto with her husband and daughter. For more information click here.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - The Game

The Game is a British Cold War spy thriller that takes place in London in 1972. This six-part series was created by Toby Whithouse, and written by Whithouse, Sarah Dollard and Debbie O' Malley. It tells the story of the invisible war fought by MI5, as it battled to protect the nation from Cold War threats by the KGB. This well-made, entertaining series stars Brian Cox, Tom Hughes and Jonathan Aris, and the library has the DVD. Click here for more details.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Murder Ink - Kjell Eriksson

Kjell Eriksson is a Swedish crime-writer. His series stars Ann Lindell, a police inspector in Uppsala, Sweden.  His debut, The Princess of Burundi, won Best First Novel by the Swedish Crime Academy, an accomplishment he later followed up by also winning Best Swedish Crime Novel. The Library has this book in inventory and recently acquired Stone Coffin, his seventh novel to be published in the US.   
Please use the Suggestion Book at the Front Desk if you are interested in reading more of his novels. Click here for more details.