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, May 27, 2019

May - Children's Books

Land of Stories #5: An Author's Odyssey
Chris Colfer

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The Fourteenth Goldfish   Jennifer L Holm
The Third Mushroom   Jennifer L Holm
All's Faire in Middle School   Victoria Jamieson
Roller Girl   Victoria Jamieson
Deer   Christina Wilsdon
Macbeth for Kids   Lois Burdett 🍁
Astérix - Gladiateur   Goscinny & Uderzo
Odysée d'Astérix   Goscinny & Uderzo
A Memory of Elephants   Gus Berger
The Smartest Giant in Town   Julia Donaldson
Max and Tallulah   Beverley Gooding
Once I Ate a Pie   Patricia MacLaughlan
Grandma, Grandpa and Me   Mercer Mayer
Use Your Words Sophie   Rosemary Wells
Awkward   Svetlana Chmakova 🍁
Brave   Svetlana Chmakova 🍁
Crush   Svetlana Chmakova 🍁
Maybe one Day   Melissa Kantor
Bring Me Their Hearts   Sara Wolf
Ripley's Believe It or Not: A Century of Strange   Carrie Bollin
100 Grossest Facts   Clive Gifford

May - Mysteries

Death of a Perfect Wife 

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Death of an Outsider   M.C.Beaton
For the Missing   Lina Bengtsdotter
The Woman in the Water   Charles Finch
Murder on Vancouver Island   Kathy Garthwaite 🍁
Too Close to Breathe   Olivia Kiernan
Past Life   Dominic Nolan
Firefly   Henry Porter

May - Fiction

The Only Woman in the Room  
Marie Benedict

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The Wife Before Me   Laura Elliot
Sometimes I Lie   Alice Feeney
The Gate of Angels   Penelope Fitzgerald
Mr Mac and Me   Esther Freud
In the Orchard, the Swallows   Peter Hobbs
The Teardown   David Homel 🍁
The Little Old Lady Who Struck Lucky Again   Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg
Rich People Problems   Kevin Kwan
I Was Anastasia   Ariel Lawhon
The Department of Sensitive Crimes   Alexander McCall Smith
The Silent Patient   Alex Michaelides
Carried Away : A Personal Selection of Stories   Alice Munro 🍁
The Secret Orphan   Glynis Peters
Miss Julia to the Rescue   Ann B Ross
The Island of Sea Women   Lisa See
The Hate U Give   Angie Thomas
Blood Orange   Harriet Tyce
The Dreamers   Karen Thompson Walker
Beautiful Bad   Annie Ward
Sing, Unburied, Sing   Jesmyn Ward

May - DVDs

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

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The French Village Series 4
Keeping Faith Series 1
On the Basis of Sex
Unforgotten Season 2

Monday, May 20, 2019

June Book Sale

The June Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, June 3rd, and runs until Saturday, June 8th.  Cooking and summer reading books  are featured.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Write Stuff - Helen Oyeyemi

Multi-award winning author Helen Oyeyemi was born in Nigeria in 1984 and brought up in the UK. She studied social and political sciences at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University, and wrote her first novel The Icarus Girl while studying for her A levels. The library has just acquired her latest novel What is not yours is not yours. This enchanting collection of intertwined stories is cleverly built around the idea of keys, literal and metaphorical. The keys to a house, a heart and a secret unlock elements of her characters' lives, and span multiple times and landscapes. Oyeyemi now lives in Prague and the library has several of her other novels. To visit her online click here.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - The Bridge

The Bridge is a Scandinavian noir crime television series created and written by Hans Rosenfeldt. It was jointly created and financed by a Swedish and a Danish television company. The first series begins with the discovery of a dead body exactly on the centre of the Oresund Bridge which links Malmo with Copenhagen, necessitating a joint investigation. The success of the series has led to several adaptations in the U.K. and the U.S. to name a few. The library has just acquired the first series. For more details click here.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Murder Ink - Denis Coupal

Denis Coupal is a Montreal writer, actor, multi-disciplinary artist and business strategist. His feature-length screenplays have been funded by The FUND (Foundation to Underwrite New Drama for Pay Television) and SODEC. He won Honourable Mention in the 2011 Quebec Writing Competition for his short story Brand Loyalty which was then published in Minority Reports.
Blindshot is his first thriller.
-- When financier Paul Carignan is hit by a stray bullet and killed in Beaufort, Québec, the town leaders seem reluctant to investigate. Running out of patience, his teenage sons, Jack and Noah, take justice into their own hands... --
To visit Coupal online click here.