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, December 17, 2022

January Book Sale

The January book sale will take place on Monday, January 9th, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our opening hours, January 12th to 14th and 19th to 21st - see times below.

Winter reading featured.

  • Thursday, January 12th & 19th        7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, January 13th & 20th            2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 14th & 21st         10:00 am - 2:00 pm

December - Mysteries

The Shadow Murders
Jussi Alder-Olsen

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Murder Most Royal   SJ Bennett
The Murder Book   Mark Billingham
Treasure State   CJ Box
No Plan B   Lee Child
Livid   Patricia Cornwell
The Final Twist   Jeffery Deaver
Going Rogue   Janet Evanovich
Picture You Dead   Peter James
Silent Scream   Angela Marsons
Coffin Road   Peter May
1989   Val McDermid
The Hollow Place   Rick Mofina 🍁
Hello Transcriber   Hannah Morrissey
Down the River unto the Sea   Walter Mosley
NYPD Red 6   James Patterson
A World of Curiosities   Louise Penny 🍁
The Breaker   Nick Petrie
Light it Up   Nick Petrie
A Heart Full of Headstones   Ian Rankin
Killers of a Certain Age   Deanna Raybourn
Righteous Prey   John Sandford
Girl Forgotten   Karin Slaughter
The Family Game   Catherine Steadman
The Coldest Case   Martin Walker
The Shooting at Chateau Rock   Martin Walker
The Escape   David Baldacci ( Large Print )
Still Water   John Harvey ( Large Print )

December - Fiction

Geraldine Brooks

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Artic Storm Rising   Dale Brown
Overkill   Sandra Brown
Viral   Robin Cook
The Autumn of the Ace   Louis deBernieres
My Darling Daughter   JP Delaney
The Forgotten Home Child   Genevieve Graham 🍁
The Wife Between Us   Greer Hendricks
Book Lovers   Emily Henry
The Hotel Nantucket   Elin Hilderbrand
One August Night   Victoria Hislop
The Last Chairlift   John Irving 🍁
The Memory of an Elephant   Alex Lasker
Fayne   Ann-Marie MacDonald 🍁
The Queen of Hearts   Kimmery Martin
The Sleeping Car Porter   Suzette Mayr 🍁
Lessons   Ian McEwan
Monogamy   Sue Miller
The Orphan Girl   Kurt Palka 🍁
The Prisoner   B.A.Paris
The Island of Missing Trees   Elif Shafak
Sunset over the Cherry Orchard   Jo Thomas
The Last Trial   Scott Turow
The Book of Lost Friends   Lisa Wingate 
The All-True Travels and Adventures of Liddie Newton      Jane Smiley ( Large print )

December - Non-Fiction

Nothing But The Truth 
Marie Henein 🍁

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Untamed   Glennon Doyle
We Were Dreamers   Simu Liu 🍁
The Betrayal of Anne Frank   Rosemary Sullivan 

December - DVDs


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Mr Malcolm's List

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Treasurer Needed

The Library needs a Treasurer, effective February 2023. This is a volunteer position requiring 4-5 hours per week. If you have an accounting or financial background and would like to learn more, please send a brief bio to Hudson Librarian.

November - Children's Books

Rondelle affronte les mascottes du hockey
Lorna Schultz Nicholson

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Le premier tournoi de hockey de Rondelle   Lorna Schultz Nicholson
Happy Narwhalidays   Ben Clanton
Stink #10: Stink and the Attack of the Slime Mold   Megan McDonald
Z is for Zamboni   Matt Napier
Pete the Cat : A Pet for Pete   James Dean
Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch   James Dean
Marley: The Dog Who Ate My Homework   John Grogan
The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar   Russell Punter
Snakes   Melissa Stewart
Edgar Gets Ready For Bed   Jennifer Adams
Thomas and Friends: Thomas and the Naughty Trick   Rev. W. Awdry
Thomas and Friends: Thomas and the Sticky Toffee   Rev. W. Awdry
Hooray for Friends!   Laura Dollin
Puzzle Dinosaurs   Susannah Leigh
Just One Goal!   Robert Munsch 🍁
So Much Snow!   Robert Munsch 🍁
Dinosaur Christmas   Jerry Pallota
George's New Dinosaur   Peppa Pig Series
Grampy Rabbit in Space   Peppa Pig Series
Peppa Goes Skiing   Peppa Pig Series
Peppa Plays Football   Peppa Pig Series
Froodle   Antoinette Portis
A Star for Christmas   Trisha Romance 🍁
Dewi the Library Cat   Vicki Myron
Amazing Creatures
Wild Creatures   Jane Resnick
How Things Work   T.J.Resler
Ultimate Bodypedia   C.Wilsdon
The Ultimate Book of Hockey Trivia for Kids   Eric Zweig 🍁

November - Mysteries

Cold Wind 

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Off the Grid   C.J.Box
Seeing Darkness   Heather Graham
Dark Rooms   Lynda LaPlante
No Less the Devil   Stuart MacBride
The Bullet That Missed   Richard Osman
The Red Book   James Patterson
2 Sisters Detective Agency   James Patterson
City of Windows   Robert Pobi 🍁
Do No Harm   Robert Pobi 🍁
Under Pressure   Robert Pobi 🍁
A Conspiracy of Bones   Kathy Reichs 🍁

November Non-Fiction

George Monbiot

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The Complete Book of Home Organisation   Toni Hammersley
On Trails   Robert Moor
Ice War Diplomat   Gary J Smith
Finding Me   Viola Davis
Untamed   Glennon Doyle

November - DVDs

Where the Crawdads Sing

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Drive My Car
Bloodlands   Series 1
Elvis (Blu Ray)
Guilt   Season 1
Mrs Harris Goes to Paris
The Paper Bag Princess
Pete's Dragon (Blu Ray)
Signora Volpe   Series 1
The Worst Person in the World
Finding Nemo

November - Fiction

Shrines of Gaeity  
Kate Atkinson

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The Winners   Fredrik Backman
Whisper Network   Chandler Baker
Elizabeth Finch   Julian Barnes
Flight Risk   Joy Castro
Walkaway   Cory Doctorow 🍁
Haven   Emma Donaghue 🍁
The Sentence   Louise Erdrich
The Girl in the Moon   Terry Goodkind
Afterlives   Abdulrazak Gurnah
They All Fall Down   Rachel Howzell Hall
The Transatlantic Book Club   Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Winter Solistice   Erin Hilderbrand
Just Like Family   Kate Hilton 🍁
California Summer   Anita Hughes
Looking for Jane   Heather Marshall 🍁
Fearless   Fern Michaels
Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies   Maddie Mortimer
The Marriage Portrait   Maggie O'Farrell
The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles   Katherine Pancol
Mad Honey   Jodi Picoult
We Spread   Iain Reid 🍁
Lucy By the Sea   Elizabeth Strout
The Last Beekeeper   Siya Turabi
Gordian Protocol   David Weber
The Engineer's Wife   Tracey Enerson Wood
Feels Like Falling   Kristy Harvey Woodson
The Last Song   Nicholas Sparks (Large Print)

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Sunday, November 20, 2022

December Book Sale - Give the gift of reading!

The December book sale will take place on Monday, December 5th, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our current opening hours, December 8th to 10th and 15th to 17th - see times below.  

Christmas books and specially priced books are featured.

  • Thursday, December 8th & 15th        7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, December 9th & 16th            2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 10th & 17th      10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, October 27, 2022

October - Non-Fiction

Smithsonian Flora

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How to Prevent the Next Pandemic   Bill Gates
Saltwater Mittens: from the Island of Newfoundland   Christine LeGrow 🍁
Ultimate Travel List   Lonely Planet
A Letter from Paris   Louisa Deasy
Sounds Like Titanic   Jessica Hindman

October - Mysteries

All the Queen's Men 

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Shadows Reel   C.J.Box
The Wrong Victim   Allison Brennan
Thick as Thieves   Sandra Brown
The Night Stalker   Robert Bryndza
The Rising Tide   Ann Cleeves
The Harbor   Katrine Engberg
Daisy Darker   Alice Feeney
The Ink Black Heart   Robert Galbraith
The Darkness of Others   Cate Holahan
In Dust and Ashes   Anne Holt
Odd Numbers   Anne Holt
Moonflower Murders   Anthony Horowitz
A Gentleman's Murder   Christopher Huang🍁
Nothing to Lose   J.A.Jance
The Last to Vanish   Megan Miranda
Cold, Cold Bones   Kathy Reichs 🍁
Dark Matter   Blake Crouch


October - Fiction

A Simple Favor 
Darcey Bell

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Her Hidden Genius   Marie Benedict
The Other Couple   Louise Candlish
Sisters of the Great War   Suzanne Feldman
The Housekeeper   Joy Fielding 🍁
The Paladin   David Ignatius
The Quantum Spy   David Ignatius
The Last Dance of the Debutante   Julia Kelly
The Secrets of Flight   Maggie Leffler
The Topeka School   Ben Lerner
The Secret Hours   Santa Montefiore
The Shadow   James Patterson
Rising Tides   Nora Roberts
The Berlin Girl   Mandy Robotham
The Secret Messenger   Mandy Robotham
The Ringmaster's Daughter   Carly Schabowski
Hell's Gate   Bill Schutt
Portrait of an Unknown Woman   Daniel Silva
The School of Mirrors   Eva Stachniak
A Prayer for Travellers   Ruchika Tomar
Dark Matter   Blake Crouch (Large Print)

October - Children's Books

Texto et Cie #1 : #ainsivalavie 
Geneviève Guilbault 🍁

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Texto et Cie #3 : #toutpourêtreheureuse!   Geneviève Guilbault 🍁
Lego Ninjango Masters of Spinjitzu #4   Greg Farshtey
Lego Ninjango Masters of Spinjitzu#5   Greg Farshtey
Lego Ninjango Masters of Spinjitzu#6   Greg Farshtey
The Magic Misfits   Neil Patrick Harris
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #15: The Deep End   Jeff Kinney
Dork Diaries #9: Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen   Rachel Renee Russell
The Children's Dinosaur Encyclopedia   Michael J Benton
The Halloween Play   Felicia Bond
The Love in My Heart   Tim Bugbird
A Color of His Own   Leo Lionni
I Will Always Love You   Trace Moroney
I'm Not Feeling Well Today   Shirley Neitzel
Bear and Boat   Cliff Wright
Many Waters   Madeline L'Engle
Knights and Armour   Rachel Firth

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Hudson ‘OFF THE WALL’ Art Sale

The old adage that “one person’s cast-off is another’s treasure” will ring true at the Hudson Community Centre on Saturday, November 12th. That’s where The Library Shoppe - also known as The Bunker - will be displaying and selling donated artwork as well as donated silver and gold jewelry.  

All sold at amazing non-negotiable prices - prices that make The Bunker the special place to shop. 

Local, national and international artists will be represented with a wide range of styles and medium; something for all tastes and budgets! 

Proceeds from this sale support the War Memorial Library and numerous other charities. 

394 Main Road, Hudson, QC, J0P 1H0                       
Saturday, November 12, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 


For more information contact 450-458-4814 or

November Book Sale

The November book sale will take place on Monday, November 7th, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our current opening hours, November 10th to 12th and 17th to 19th - see times below.  

Arts & Crafts are featured.

  • Thursday, November 10th & 17th       7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, November 11th & 18th           2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 12th & 19th       10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

September - Children's Books

Drôle de licorne #1 : Bêtises à gogo 
Pip Bird 

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Drôle de licorne #2 : Debout, gros paresseux !  Pip Bird
Wings of Olympus Bk#2: The Colt of the Clouds   Kallie George 🍁
A Fabumouse School Adventure   Geronimo Stilton
The Peculiar Pumpkin Thief   Geronimo Stilton
Tell Me How Many?   Émilie Gillet
Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs   Catherine D Hughes
Sparky and Eddie: The First Day of School   Tony Johnston
Bear Detectives: The Case of the Missing Pumpkin   Stan and Jan Berenstain
Diary of a Worm   Doreen Cronin
The Littlest Mummy   Brandi Dougherty
Just Like Dad   Gina Mayer
Just Me and My Bicycle   Gina Mayer
If the Dinosaurs Came Back   Bernard Most
Jack and the Beanstalk Reimagined   Jerry Popowich
Little Red Riding Hood Reimagined   Jerry Popowich
The Three Little Pigs Reimagined   Jerry Popowich
If I Could Keep You Little   Marianne Richmond
The Town of Zack   Dava Savel
All The World   Liz Garton Scanlon
 Back to School, Splat!   Rob Scotton
Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp   Carol Diggory Shields
My Love For You is Always   Gillian Sze 🍁
You Are My Favorite Color   Gillian Sze 🍁
Scout is Not a Band Kid   Jade Armstrong 🍁
All Summer Long   Hope Larson 

September - DVDs

Downton Abbey, A New Era

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Outlander   Season 5
The Sommerdahl Murders   Series 2
Vera   Series 6 

September - Mysteries

The 6.20 Man  
David Baldacci

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April in Spain   John Banville
The Secret Guests   Benjamin Black
Among the Wicked   Linda Castillo
Down a Dark Road   Linda Castillo
The Man Who Died Twice   Richard Osman
All That Lives   James Oswald
The Retreat   Sarah Pearse
The It Girl   Ruth Ware 

September - Non-Fiction

The Long Road Home 
Debra Thompson 🍁

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Gordon Ramsay's Healthy Appetite   Gordon Ramsay
The Garden   Freeman Patterson 🍁
The Palace Papers   Tina Brown
The Girl from Dream City   Linda Leith 🍁
Can't Help Falling   Tarah Schwartz 🍁

September - Fiction

 Magpie Lane 
 Lucy Atkins

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Watch Out For Her   Samantha M Bailey
Resistance Women   Jennifer Chiaverini
The Lies I Tell   Julie Clark
The Couple at Number 9   Claire Douglas
Hannah's War   Jan Eliasberg
An Honest Lie   Tarryn Fisher
The Forgotten Daughter   Joanna Goodman 🍁
The Bookshop at Water's End   Patti Callahan Henry
The Family Remains   Lisa Jewell
Dominoes at the Crossroads   Kaie Kellough 🍁
Grey Bees   Andrey Kurkov
Sea of Tranquility   Emily St.John Mandel 🍁
Please Join Us   Catherine McKenzie 🍁
Dead to Her   Sarah Pinborough
The Sister's Tale   Beth Powning 🍁
Wish You Were Gone   Keiran Scott
Reputation   Sarah Vaughan
Project Hail Mary   Andy Weir
Sisters of the Resistance   Christine Wells
The Man I Married   Elena Wilkes
The Dictionary of Lost Words   Pip Williams
The Last Housewife   Ashley Winstead
The Clockmaker's Wife   Daisy Wood

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

October Book Sale

The October book sale will take place on Monday, October 3rd, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our current opening hours, October 6th to 8th and 13th to 15th - see times below.  

Leisure activities (cooking, sports, travel, etc.) are featured.

  • Thursday, October 6th & 13th      7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, October 7th & 14th          2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 8th & 15th      10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, August 27, 2022

August - Fiction

Local Gone Missing 
Fiona Barton

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The Finalists   David Bell
The Heights   Louise Candlish
For Once in My Life   Colleen Coleman
Sparring Partners   John Grisham
Miss Benson's Beetle   Rachel Joyce
Sunflower Girls   Martha Hall Kelly
From the Dark We Rise   Marion Kummerow
Coming Up for Air   Sarah Leipciger 🍁
Reservoir 13   Jon McGregor
The Exhibitionist   Charlotte Mendelson
19 Yellow Moon Road   Fern Michaels
The Diamond Eye   Kate Quinn
The House Across the Lake   Riley Sager
Patron Saint of Second Chances   Christine Simon
It Ends at Midnight   Harriet Tyce 

August - Mysteries

Vicious Circle 

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The Big Kahuna   Janet Evanovich
The Girl who Survived   Lisa Jackson
Never Far Away   Michael Koryta
Blowback  Peter May
The Critic   Peter May
I Told You This Would Happen   Elaine Murphy 🍁
Beach Wedding at Emerald Isle, NC   Grace Greene
Black and Blue   Ian Rankin 

August - Non-Fiction

Finding the Mother Tree  
Suzanne Simard 🍁

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The Castle on Sunset   Shawn Levy
Run Towards the Danger   Sarah Polley
Tea, Scones and Malaria   Kaitlynn Brooke
Inside Out   Demi Moore
The Bold World   Jodie Patterson 

August - Children's Books

Capitaine Static #1 
Alain Bergeron & Sampar🍁

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Capitaine Static #2 : L'imposteur   Alain Bergeron & Sampar🍁
Capitaine Static #3 : L'étrange Miss Flissy  Alain Bergeron & Sampar🍁
Ma jumelle et moi : Une rentrée memorable!   Carolyn Chouinard🍁
Les petites légendes : Le voleur de sorts  Tom Percival
Léo P. Détective privé #1 : La disparition   Carine Paquin & Freg🍁
Wings of Olympus   Kallie George🍁
Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past   Akira Himekawa
Legend of Zelda: The Phantom Hourglass   Akira Himekawa
Big Nate: Great Minds Think Alike   Lincoln Pierce
Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls   Dav Pilkey
Dork Diaries #7: Tales from a Not-So-Glam TV Star   Rachel Renée Russell
Dork Diaries #8: Tale from a Not-So-Happily Ever After   Rachel Renée Russell
Volcanoes & Earthquakes and Other Facts About Planet Earth  John Farndon
My Favorite Dinosaurs   Ruth Ashby
Dinosaurs Up Close   Steve Parker
Horse Crazy!   Jessie Haas
Who is Dolly Parton?   True Kelley
I Wonder Why Stars Twinkle   Carole Stott
The Bee   Ute Fuhr
Always and Forever Lara Jean   Jenny Han
The Downstairs Girl   Stacey Lee
Girls Who Code   Reshma Saujani
Molecules   Theodore Gray
Dangerous Animals   John Seidensticker
Medieval Life (Eyewitness)   Andrew Langley

August - DVDs

The Crown  
Series 4

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West Side Story
No Time to Die

Saturday, August 20, 2022

September Book Sale

The September book sale will take place on Monday, September 12th, from 2:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., and continue during our partial opening hours, September 15th to 17th and 22nd to 24th - see times below.  

Biographies, history and politics are featured.

  • Thursday, September 15th & 22nd     7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, September 16th & 23rd          2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 17th & 24th     10:00 am - 2:00 pm