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.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

The Write Stuff - Karen Thompson Walker

Born and raised in St Diego, Karen Thompson Walker is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Oregon. Her award winning first novel, The Age of Miracles, was a New York Times best seller. The library has just acquired her second novel The Dreamers. An ordinary town is transformed by a mysterious illness that triggers perpetual sleep. The Dreamers is written in luminous prose and is a startling, provocative and beautiful novel about the possibilities contained within our waking days, and even more within our dreams. Walker lives with her husband, the novelist Casey Walker and their two daughters in Portland. To visit her online click here.

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