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.

Friday, April 28, 2017

April - Books

A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess
Amanda Owen

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Days Without End   Sebastian Barry
The Muse   Jessie Burton
Bared to You   Sylvia Day
The Dark Flood Rises   Margaret Drabble
Norse Mythology   Neil Gaiman
The Emperor Waltz   Philip Hensher
Fortunate Harbor   Emilie Richards
Sisters One, Two, Three   Nancy Star
The Mistress   Danielle Steele
Rushing Waters   Danielle Steele
Speaking in Bones   Kathy Reichs 🍁
Mississippi Blood   Greg Iles
Bossypants   Tina Fey ( Audiobook )
Great Classic Humor   Mark Twain (Audiobook )
A Good Hanging   Ian Rankin ( Audiobook )

April - DVDs

Florence Foster Jenkins

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DCI Banks Season 4
The Girl on the Train ( Paula Hawkin's Thriller )
A Hologram for the King
Little Sister
Madame Bovary
Manchester by the Sea
A Place to Call Home Season 4
Winter's Tale

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

May Book Sale

The May Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, May 1st and runs until Saturday, May 6th. Classics are featured.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Library - Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, April 19, at 60 Elm, Hudson, Quebec. Library members are welcome to attend to vote for the Board of Directors and to get a progress report on library activities.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Katherina Vermette

Katherina Vermette is a Metis writer from the Metis Nation, Winnipeg. Her first book, North End Love Songs won the Governor General's Literary Award for poetry. The library has just acquired her first novel The Break, which was a finalist for Canada Reads. In a series of shifting narratives, it tells the story of the people connected with a crime (police, family and friends)  reported by Stella, a young Metis mother. It is a powerful intergenerational family saga. To visit Katherina online, click here.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Janet King

Janet King is an Australian TV drama series, created as a spin off from the 2011 legal drama Crownies. It follows the story of a senior crown prosecutor played by Marta Dusseldorp ( A Place to Call Home ). In the first episode King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder and conspiracy, which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judical system. The library has just acquired the first series of this popular drama. Click here for more details.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Murder Ink - Peter Kirby

Peter Kirby was born in Ireland and grew up in South London. He came to Canada as a cook and quickly came to love Montreal like no other place. He attended Concordia University at night, and then McGill where he worked as a breakfast cook from 5.30-11:00 a.m., and then went to law classes. He now practices international law in one of Canada's largest law firms and in 2012 was recognized by The American Lawyer as one of Canada's leading 500 lawyers.
His previous books are The Dead of Winter and Vigilante Season which the library has in its collection as well as his most recent Open Season.
To visit Kirby online click here.