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, December 19, 2017

Annual tradition of helping those in need

Photo by Madeleine Langlois

War Memorial Library presents cheque donations to 15 local worthwhile causes.
These monies are the result of careful expenditure by our library volunteers, the dedicated hard work of our amazing Shoppe volunteers who prepare the weekly Saturday morning sale as well as our loyal customers who purchase the donated items at very reasonable prices – true community spirit!

December - Children's Books

Merry Christmas Squirrels! 
Nancy Rose 🍁

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L'Agent Jean!Les Dossiers secret de Moignons   Alex A 🍁
Stilton, Les Olympiques en Danger!   Geronimo Stilton
Pepin le Pingouin   Lucie Papineau 🍁
Martin le pingouin a un nouveau voisin   Yann Walcker
Bird & Squirrel On the Run   James Burks
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12:The Getaway   Jeff Kinney
Jingle   Gordon Korman
Laugh Out Loud   James Patterson
Big Nate: Say Good-Bye to Dork City   Lincoln Peirce
Who Killed Darius Drake   Rodman Philbrick
Baby-sitters Club#5:Dawn and the Impossible Three   Raina Telegmeir
Prehistoric Life   William Lindsay
Incredible Animals: Eye Opening Photos of Animals   Playbac
Thank You for Being My Friend   Peter Bentley
Olivia and the Fairy Princesses   Ian Falconer
Here Comes T-Rex Cottontail   Lois Gambling
Loretta, Ace Pinky Scout   Keith Graves
Looking for Loons   Jennifer Lloyd 🍁
Spider-Man Ghosts,Ghouls, and the Hobgoblin   Marvel Comics
Carson Crosses Canada   Kass  Reich 🍁
Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party   Melanie Watt 🍁

December - Teens

Do Beavers Eat Poutine?
H.Becker 🍁

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Beware the Batman   D.C.Comics
Wonder Woman: Love and Murder   D.C.Comics
Christmas in Quebec   Megan Durnford 🍁
Warriors, Power of Three#2: Dark River   Erin Hunter
Warriors, Power of Three #3:Outcast   Erin Hunter
Restart   Gordon Korman
The Female of the Species   Mindy McGinnis
This Darkness Mine   Mindy McGinnis
Kids Book of Canada at War   Elizabeth MacLeod 🍁
Kids Book of Canadian History   Carlotta Hacker

December - Non-Fiction

Nujeen : One Girl's Incredible Journey
Nujeen Mustafa

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The Ghost Orchard   Helen Humphreys 🍁
Arthur: The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle   Mikael Lindnord
Sweet   Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh
The Simple Bites Kitchen   Aimee Winbush - Bourque 🍁
How to Decorate   Joa Studholme & Charlotte Cosby
Beads in a Necklace   Janice Hamilton 🍁
The Battle of Waterloo   Jeremy Black
The Last Canadian Knight   Gordon Pitts 🍁
Passage Across the Mersey   Robert Bhatia 🍁
Bonnie and her 21 Children   Fred Cappucino 🍁
Lightfoot (Gordon)   Nicholas Jennings 🍁

December - Fiction

The Elephant's Journey
Jose Saramago

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4321   Paul Auster
The Quarry   Iain Banks
Things That Happened Before the Earthquake   Chiara Barzini
The Shopkeeper's Daughter   Lilly Baxter
The Visitors   Catherine Burns
The Last Ballad   Wiley Cash
Christmas at Little Beach Bakery   Jenny Colgan
The Shoe on the Roof   Will Ferguson 🍁
Makitautik   Nicki Garwood 🍁
First Snow, Last Light   Wayne Johnston 🍁
The Missing Place   Sophie Littlefield
The History of Bees   Maja Lunde
The World of Tomorrow   Brendan Matthews
Holly and Ivy   Fern Michaels
Sport of Kings   C.E.Morgan
Little Fires Everywhere   Celeste Ng
The Sympathizer   Viet Thanh Nguyen
The House at the End of Hope Street   Meena van Praag
We All Love the Beautiful Girls   Joanne Proulx
In the Light of What We Know   Zia Haider Rahman
The Golden House   Salman Rushdie
A Reckoning   Linda Spalding 🍁
An Irish Country Practice   Patrick Taylor
Resurrection of Joan Ashby   Cherise Wolas
A Little Life   Hanya Yanagihara

December - Mysteries

A Tapping at My Door
David Jackson

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Death in St Petersburg   Tasha Alexander
On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service   Rhys Bowen
A Shimmer of Hummingbirds   Steve Burrows 🍁
Let the Dead Speak   Jane Casey
Enigma   Catherine Coulter
The Child Finder   Rene Denfield
Murder in a Small Town   Frank Hicks 🍁
Judgment Call   J.A Janice
Never Coming Back   Alison McGhee
Outfoxed   David Rosenfield
The Good Daughter   Karin Slaughter
The Lying Game   Ruth Ware
Wild Orchids   Jude Deveraux
The Fallen   Ace Atkins (Large Print)

December - DVDs

The Durrells in Corfu
Season Two

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Lynne Kutsukake

A third generation Japanese Canadian, Lynne Kutsusake worked as a librarian at the University of Toronto for many years, specialising in Japanese material. Her short fiction has appeared in The Dalhousie Review.
The library has just acquired her first novel, The Translation of Love. This fascinating book is set against the backdrop of post-war Tokyo. A newly repatriated Japanese-Canadian girl helps a classmate find her missing sister. Told through rich, interlocking story lines, The Translation of Love shows how war shapes the lives of the occupiers and the occupied,and how friendship and love transcends culture and borders. For more details click here.

Fine Amnesty until January 7

Friday, December 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Line of Duty

Line of Duty is an award-winning British police television drama series. It focuses on the anti-corruption unit investigating the police service itself. The library has just acquired the fourth series, which as always is full of plot twists and suspense. The series stars Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston and Thandie Newton, and is well worth watching. For more details click here.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Murker Ink - Cate Holahan

Cate Holahan is the USA Today Bestselling author of Lies she told, The widower's wife and Dark turns.
An award-winning journalist and former television producer, she has written for Businessweek, The Boston Globe, and The Record newspaper. Her short fiction won first place in the 19th annual Calliope competition, a magazine published by the writer's group of American Mensa.
The library has acquired her most recent novel, Lies she told.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you are interested in her previous novels.
Holahan lives in New Jersey with her husband, two daughters and dog Westley.  To visit her online, click here.