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, June 27, 2022

June - Children's Books

L'Agent Jean #7 : L'Ultime Symbole Absolu 
 Alex, A 🍁

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L'Univers est un Ninja: Le Livre Bleu 1   Alex, A 🍁
L'Univers est un Ninja: Le Livre Jaune 2   Alex, A 🍁
L'Univers est un Ninja: Le Livre Mauve 3   Alex, A 🍁
Nate: Haut et Fort   Lincoln Peirce
FantΓ΄mes   Raina Telgemeier
Sans Toi!   GeneviΓ¨ve CΓ΄tΓ© 🍁
Mets-Moi dans ton Livre!   Robert Munsch 🍁
Narwhal's Otter Friend   Ben Clanton
The Endangereds   Philippe Cousteau
Aggie Morton: The Body Under the Piano   Marthe Jocelyn 🍁
Spider- Man vs Sandman and Venom   Marvel Comics
Dog Man Mothering Heights   Dav Pilkey
Dork Diaries #5: Tales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-it-All   Rachel RenΓ©e Russell
Dork Diaries #6: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker   Rachel RenΓ©e Russell
Horse Heroes   Kate Petty
I Love You Daddy   Jillian Harker
I'll Always Love You   Paeony Lewis
Green   Sam Graham-Felsen
Wicked   Gregory Maguire
The Most Heartless Town in Canada   Elaine McCluskey 🍁
Last Pick   Jason Walz
The Amazing International Space Station   Valerie Wyatt 🍁

June - Mysteries

 Dream Town 
David Baldacci

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Take Your Breath Away   Linwood Barclay 🍁
The Night Shift   Alex Finlay
Seasonal Work   Laura Lippman
Her Last Goodbye   Rick Mofina 🍁
Girl Gone Missing   Marcie R Rendon
The Investigator   John Sandford
Nine Lives   Peter Swanson
The Man Burned by Winter   Pete Zacharias

June - Non-Fiction

Broad Strokes
Bridget Quinn

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Design Your Garden   Diarmuid Gavin
Gardentopia   Jan Johnsen
A Knock on the Door  Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada 🍁
Where the Light Enters   Jill Biden
Agent Sonia   Ben MacIntyre
Hello Molly   Molly Shannon

June - Fiction

While Justice Sleeps  
Stacey Abrams

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The Heart's Invisible Furies   John Boyne
The Family Journal   Carolyn Brown
I'll Be You   Janelle Brown
Heroes of the Frontier   Dave Eggers
Who is Vera Kelly   Rosalie Knecht
The Radio Operator   Ulla Lenze
The Island   Adrian McKinty
Behind Her Eyes   Sarah Pinborough
The Night they Vanished   Vanessa Savage
The Resting Place   Camilla Sten
Nobody But Us   Lauren Van Rensburg 

Monday, June 20, 2022

July Book Sale

The July book sale will take place on Monday, July 4th, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our partial opening hours, July 7th to 9th as well as July 14th to 16th - see times below.  

Summer reading is featured.

  • Thursday, July 7th & 14th     7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, July 8th & 15th          2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 9th & 16th     10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, May 27, 2022

May - DVDs

Around the World in 80 Days

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Death on the Nile
Endeavour   Series 7
Parallel Mothers

May - Non-Fiction

 Talking to Strangers
 Malcolm Gladwell 🍁

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What Happened to You?   Bruce D Perry
The Domestic Geeks's Meals Made Easy   Sara Lynn Cauchon 🍁
True Roots   Kristin Cavallari
The Erratics   Vicki Laveau-Harvie 🍁
Dead Reckoning   Ken McGoogan 🍁
Taken at Birth   Jane Blasio
Meghan: a Hollywood Princess   Andrew Morton
Joe Biden   Evan Osnos
Call Me Indian   Fred Sasakamoose 🍁

May - Fiction

The Stranger in the Lifeboat  
Mitch Albom

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A Secret Someone   Claudia Carroll
Piranesi   Susanna Clarke
Playing Nice   J P Delaney
The Dangers of Smoking in Bed   Mariana Enriquez
When We Were Young and Brave   Hazel Gaynor
Again, Rachel   Marian Keyes
Silverview   John LeCarre
The Long Weekend   Gilly MacMillan
The Vineyard at Painted Moon   Susan Mallery
Your Inner Hedgehog   Alexander McCall Smith
Home to the Harbor   Lee Tobin McClain
Betty   Tiffany McDaniel
Mad About You   Mhairi McFarlane
Bitter Pill   Fern Michaels
The Residence   Andrew Pyper 🍁
The Missing Sister   Lucinda Riley
The Storm Sister   Lucinda Riley
Great Circle   Maggie Shipstead
The Cellist   Daniel Silva
One Day in December   Josie Silver
Complications   Danielle Steel
Young Mungo   Stuart Douglas
Everybody's Son   Thrity Umrigar
Christmas in Chamonix   Sasha Wagstaff
Big Summer   Jennifer Weiner 

May - Children's Books

Touti, le Chien Magique 
Dominique Demers 🍁

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Patrick et le Poisson Fantastique   Eugene Fernandes
Toupie et Binou: Camping de Nuit   Dominique Jolin 🍁
Cupcakes et Claquettes #1: Loin de Toi   Sophie Rondeau 🍁
Bird & Squirrel: All or Nothing   James Burks
Bird & Squirrel: All Tangled Up   James Burks
The Incomplete Book of Dragons   Cressida Cowell
Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories   Jeff Kinney
Chester and Gus   Cammie McGovern
Big Nate: Blow the Roof Off   Lincoln Peirce
Big Nate: The Crowd Goes Wild   Lincoln Peirce
Tom Gates: Everything Amazing ( Sort of )   Liz Pichon
Dog Man and Cat Kid   Dav Pilkey
Dog Man: Fetch-22   Dav Pilkey
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas   Dav Pilkey
Caveboy Dave   Aaron Reynolds
Percy Jackson & The Olympians #1: The Lightning   Rick Riordan
Goosebumps; Slappy's Tales of Horror (Graphics)   R.L.Stine
Dinosaur Combat   Rupert Matthews
Eyes, Nose, Fingers and Toes   Judy Hindley
Potty Patrol   Nickelodeon
Are You There God? It's Me Margaret   Judy Blume
The Wizards of Once #1   Cressida Cowell
The Wizards of Once #2   Cressida Cowell
The Mutant Mushroom Takeover   Summer Rachel Short
Da Vinci and His Times   Andrew Langley

May - Mysteries

The Match
Harlan Coben

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Deadlock   Catherine Coulter
The Recovery Agent   Janet Evanovich
Perfect Prey   Helen Fields
Blink of an Eye   Iris Johansen
Birthdays for the Dead   Stuart MacBride
1979   Val McDermid
Never Forget   Martin Michaud
What Will Burn   James Oswald
The Inn   James Patterson
The Force   Don Winslow

Friday, May 20, 2022

June Book Sale

The June book sale will take place on Monday, June 6th, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our partial opening hours, June 9th, through June 11th as well as June 16th, through June 18th - see times below.  

Cookbooks will be featured.

  • Thursday, June 9th & 16th     7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, June 10th & 17th        2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, June 11th & 18th    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

April - Children's Books

Crispin Boyer

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Courage   Raina Telgemeier
Cours, cours, Nicolas!   Gilles Tibo 🍁
Ending #1:  The last   Katherine Applegate
Akimbo and the Baboons   Alexander McCall Smith
Akimbo and the Elephants   Alexander McCall Smith
Akimbo and the Snakes   Alexander McCall Smith
Why?   Crispin Boyer
100 Facts Space   Sue Becklake
The Big Game   Gilles Tibo 🍁
Most Valuable Player   Gilles Tibo 🍁
Winter Break Wipeout   Gilles Tibo 🍁
Bear Says Thanks   Karma Wilson
The Lotterys Plus One   Emma Donoghue 🍁
Teammates   Colin McGregor
The Ickabog   J.K. Rowling
Mr. Stink   David Walliams

April - Non-Fiction

Son of a Critch 
Mark Critch 🍁

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What it's Like to be a Bird   David Allen Sibley
Real Food, Real Good   Michael Smith 🍁
These Precious Days   Ann Patchett
Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson   Mark Bourrie 🍁

April - DVDs


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House of Gucci
All Creatures Great and Small   Season 2
Manhunt   Series 2

April - Mysteries

An Ambush of Widows 
Jeff Abbott

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A Three Dog Problem   S.J.Bennett
Shoot the Moonlight Out   William Boyle
The Midnight Lock   Jeffrey Deaver
For Your Own Good   Samantha Downing
Perfect Death   Helen Fields
The Paris Apartment   Lucy Foley
The Mirror Man   Lars Kepler
The Family Lawyer   James Patterson
Abandoned in Death   J.D.Robb
The Fields   Erin Young 

April - Fiction

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain 
John Boyne

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Third Circle   Louise Carson
The Star Touched Queen   Roshana Chokshi
Ready Player Two   Ernest Cline
Greenwich Park   Katherine Faulkner
The Overnight Guest   Heather Gudenkauf
A Narrow Door   Joanne Harris
The Twelve Mile Straight   Eleanor Henderson
28 Summers   Elin Hilderbrand
Verity   Colleen Hoover
The Unconsoled   Kazuo Ishiguro
Daughters of War   Dinah Jeffries
The Orphan's Tale   Pam Jenoff
The Weight of Ink   Rachel Kadish
Small Things Like These   Claire Keegan
Watch Her Fall   Erin Kelly
Red Pill   Hari Kunzru
Hum If You Don't Know the Words   Bianca Marais 🍁
The Tsar of Love and Techno   Anthony Marra
Apeirogon   Colum McCann
Here and Now   Santa Montefiore
Fresh Water for Flowers   Valerie Perrin
Truths I Never Told You   Kelly Rimmer
One Italian Summer   Rebecca Serie
The Order   Daniel Silva
The Butler   Danielle Steel
The Hidden Beach   Karen Swan
Midnight in the Snow   Karen Swan
The Last Nazi   Andrew Turpin
The Old Bridge   Andrew Turpin
French Braid   Anne Tyler
Honor   Thrifty Umrigar
Anatomy of a Scandal   Sarah Vaughan
When the Summer Was Ours   Roxanne Veletzos
A Flicker in the Dark   Stacy Willingham

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

May Book Sale

The May book sale will take place on Monday, May 2nd, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our partial opening hours, Thursday, May 5th, through Saturday, May 7th - see times below.  

Outdoor Pastimes books will be featured.

  • Thursday, May 5th    7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, May 6th         2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 7th    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 27, 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.

March - Fiction

Girl in the Afternoon  
Serena Burdick

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Just Like the Other Girls   Claire Douglas
What Strange Paradise   Omar El Akkad 🍁
Go Tell the Bees That I am Gone   Diana Gabaldon
Free Love   Tessa Hadley
The Ex-Husband   Karen Hamilton
An Anonymous Girl   Sarah Greer Hendricks
People We Meet on Vacation   Emily Henry
Scarborough   Catherine Hernandez 🍁
Magic Lessons   Alice Hoffman
Missing   Alison Moore
When We Lost Our Heads   Heather O'Neill 🍁
The Tuscan Secret   Angela Petch
Wish You Were Here   Jodi Picoult
The Things We Cannot Say   Kelly Rimmer
Year One   Nora Roberts
Of Blood and Bone   Nora Roberts
Weather Girl   Rachel Lynn Solomon
The House of Shadows   Kate Williams
Still Life   Sarah Winman
The Daughters of Erietown   Connie Schultz ( Large-Print )


March - Non-Fiction

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook
Christos Sourligas 🍁

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Humankind: A Hopeful History   Rutger Bregman
The Bomber Mafia   Malcolm Galdwell
Life in the City of Dirty Water   Clayton Thomas-Muller 🍁

March - Mysteries

Allison Brennan

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The Sorority Murder   Allison Brennan
Find Me   Alafair Burke
Autopsy   Patricia Cornwell
The Girl on the Burning Boat   Gregg Dunnett
Every Last Fear   Alex Finlay
Jigsaw Man   Elena Forbes
One Step Too Far   Lisa Gardner
Something to Hide   Elizabeth George
Danger in Numbers   Heather Graham
True Crime Story   Joseph Knox
The 19th Christmas   James Patterson
The Paris Detective   James Patterson
Fear No Evil   James Patterson
A Passion for Haunted Fashion   Rose Pressey
The Maid   Nita Prose 🍁
Westwind   Ian Rankin
Faithless in Death   J.D.Robb
Forgotten in Death   J.D.Robb

March - DVDs

 Series 1

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The Good Karma Hospital   Series 3
London Kills   Series 2
King Richard

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

April Book Sale

The April book sale will take place on Monday, April 4th, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our partial opening hours, Thursday, April 7th, through Saturday, April 9th - see times below.  

Art books will be featured.

  • Thursday, April 7th    7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, April 8th         2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 9th    10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Monday, March 14, 2022

March Book Sale - EXTENDED

The March book sale has been extended:  March 17-19 and 24-26 (opening hours below).  Hobby books are featured. 

  • Thursday, March 17 & 24         7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, March 18 & 25             2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 19 & 26         10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, February 27, 2022

February - Non-Fiction

 If You Tell  
Gregg Olsen

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Food to Grow On   Sarah Remmer 🍁
The Dressmakers of Auschwitz   Lucy Adlington
The Light of Days   Judy Batalion
To Love and Let Go   Rachel Brathen
The Beauty of Living Twice   Sharon Stone
The Great Peace   Mena Suvari

February - Children's Books

Frosty: The Adventures of a Morgan Horse
Ellen F.Feld

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The Further Adventures of Blackjack   Ellen F.Feld
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs The Uranium Unicorns from Uranus   Dav Pilkey
Journal d'un Degonfle #7: Un Coeur a Prendre   Jeff Kinney
Farmyard Tales   Heather Amery
Train Stories   Heather Amery
Snow Truck   C.J.Calder
Portia Adams Adventure #1: Jewel of the Thames   Angela Misri 🍁
Portia Adams Adventure #2: Thrice Burned   Angela Misri 🍁
Shaman King #1: A  Shaman in Tokyo   Hiroyuki Takei
Shaman King #2: Kung-Fu Master   Hiroyuki Takei
Shaman King #3: The  Lizard Man   Hiroyuki Takei 
Weather   Brian Cosgrove
Eyewitness Castle   Christopher Gravett
Eyewitness Soccer   Hugh Hornby


February - Mysteries

 The Trust 
 Ronald H. Balson

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Lethal Game   Charlie Gallagher
Nowhere to Run   James Oswald
The House Next Door   James Patterson
Ocean Prey   John Sandford
Invisible Dead   Sam Wiebe 🍁
We Live Next Door   Laura Wolfe

February - Fiction

 In the Midst of Winter 
 Isabel Allende

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Foregone   Russell Banks
The Guest Book   Sarah Blake
West End Girls   Jenny Colgan
The Moroccan Girls   Charles Cumming
The Wives   Tarryn Fisher
The Wrong Family   Tarryn Fisher
Never   Ken Follett
Swimming Lessons   Claire Fuller
The Paris Hours   Alex George
All We Ever Wanted   Emily Giffin
Summer at the Garden Cafe   Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Beautiful Day   Elin Hilderbrand
The Night Train to Berlin   Melanie Hudson
The Secret Keeper of Jaipur   Aika Joshi
Billy Summers   Stephen King
A Distant Shore   Karen Kingsbury
Shadows of Swanford Abbey   Julie Klassen
Stop at Nothing   Michael Ledwidge
The Red Address Book   Sofia Lundberg
One Last Stop   Casey McQuiston
Frankie Styne and the Silver Man   Kathy Page
Only the River   Anne Raeff
Hideaway   Nora Roberts
Under Currents   Nora Roberts
The Mothers of Quality Street   Penny Thorpe
Sacred Country   Rose Tremain
The Final Revival of Opal and Nev   Dawnie Walton
The Keepsake Sisters   Lori Wilde

Sunday, February 20, 2022

March Book Sale

The March book sale will take place on Monday, March 7th, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our partial opening hours, Thursday, March 10th, through Saturday, March 12th - see times below.  Hobby books will be featured.

  • Thursday, March 10th    7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, March 11th         2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 12th    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, January 27, 2022

January - Non-Fiction

Braiding Sweetgrass 
Robin Wall Kimmerer

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Trumpocalypse   David Frum 🍁
Open Every Window   Jane Munro 🍁

January - Fiction

Leave the World Behind 
Alam Rumaan

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The Personal Librarian   Marie Benedict
Seeing Red   Sandra Brown
Snow Country   Sebastian Faulks
Crossroads   Johnathan Franzen
In a Strange Room   Damon Galgut
The Judge's List   John Grisham
Winter Street   Elin Hilderbrand
Winter Stroll   Elin Hilderbrand
Sorrow and Bliss   Meg Mason
Foreign Bodies   Cynthia Ozick
Travelling in a Strange Land   David Park
Bewilderment   Richard Powers
The Pearl Sister   Lucinda Riley
The Royal Secret   Lucinda Riley
The Shadow Sister   Lucinda Riley
The Warsaw Orphan   Kelly Rimmer
The German Midwife   Mandy Robotham
Beautiful World, Where Are You   Sally Rooney
Oh William!   Elizabeth Strout
Harlem Shuffle   Colson Whitehead
Undersong   Kathleen Winter

January - DVDs

Jack Irish 
Season 3

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Knives Out
The Sommerdahl Murders   Series 1 

January - Mysteries

 David Baldacci

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Over My Dead Body   Jeffrey Archer
A Clutter of Cats   Louise Carson
Better Off Dead   Lee Child
The Dark Hours   Michael Connelly
Her Perfect Family   Teresa Driscoll
Good Girls Lie   J.T.Ellison
Game On : Tempting Twenty-Eight   Janet Evanovich
The House Swap   Rebecca Fleet
The Hidden   Melanie Golding
The Cottage   Daniel Judson
Transient Desires   Donna Leon