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.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

November Book Sale

The November Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, November 7th and runs until Saturday, November 12th. Specially priced children's books are featured.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Kevin Kwan

Kevin Kwan was born and raised in Singapore, and moved to the U.S. when he was eleven. He obtained a degree in Creative Writing from the University of Houston, before moving to Manhattan to pursue fine arts. He set up a successful company producing high quality visuals for clients, such as MOMA and the New York Times. Throughout his career he never lost his passion for books, and his critically acclaimed novel Crazy Rich Asians,came out in 2013 and became a bestseller. This outrageously funny novel tells the story of three super rich pedigreed Chinese families. It is currently being made into a feature film. The library has a copy, for more information please click here.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Reign

Reign is an American historical, fantasy, romance TV series about Mary, Queen of Scots, created by Stephanie Sengupta and Laurie McCarthy. The first season sees Mary travelling to France to marry Prince Francis, in order to secure Scotland's strategic alliance with France. She has been engaged to him since she was six. The match isn't signed and sealed however, but relies on politics, religion and secret agendas, rather than affairs of the heart. Starring Adelaide Kane and Megan Follows, the library has the first season. Click here for more details.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Murder Ink - Maureen Jennings

Born in England, Maureen Jennings emigrated to Canada as a teenager. She attended the University of Windsor where she attained a BA in philosophy and psychology. Jennings is best known as the author of the Detective Murdoch series, which has been turned into a television series, Murdoch Mysteries, now shown around the world. The Detective Inspector Tom Tyler series, set in World War II-era England, got off to a spectacular start with Season of Darkness, followed by Beware This Boy and No Known Grave.  The Library has these novels and acquired her most recent Dead Ground in Between.
Maureen lives in Toronto with her husband and their two dogs.  Click here to visit her website.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

September - DVDs


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45 Years
Call the Midwife   Season 5
Eye in the Sky
Grantchester   Season 2
He Named Me Malala
Hello, My Name is Doris
Homeland   Season 5
Land Girls   Season 3
Learning to Drive
The Lobster
Mars Needs Moms
Race (Blu-Ray)
Reign   Season 1
Wallander   Season 4
The Story of Wales

September - Livres d'enfants en français

Moi, la pomme
Jean Marzollo

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Tila #1 : Pirate Malgre elle   Patricia Juste Amedee
Tila #2 : Bon Vent, Fille des trois terres !   Patricia Juste Amedee
Tila #3 : La disparition d'Ava   Patricia Juste Amedee
J'eleve mon Monstre   Elise Gravel
Marley va a l'ecole   John Grogan
Bouh!   Robert Munsch
Encore un But!   Robert Munsch
Le Garcon qui avala le Monde   Don Gillmor
Lygaya, L'enfant esclave   Andree-Paul Mignot
SonicX #4 : Toujours plus vite   Sonic Project

September - Children's Books

Thursdays with the Crown
Jessica Day George

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Complete Book of the Microscope   Kirsteen Rogers
First Animal Encyclopedia   Penelope Arlon
Lego Build Your Own Adventure   Sara O'Hara
Story of Spider-Man   Marvel Comics
You are Two   Sara O'Leary

September - Teens

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1&2 

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School for Good and Evil #1   Soman Chainani
School for Good and Evil #2 : A World without Princes   Soman Chainani
School for Good and Evil #3 : The last Ever After   Soman Chainani
Hidden Oracle Book #1 : The Trials of Apollo   Rick Riordan
Into the Unknown   Ross Stewart
Growing Up to be Happy   Shannon Wall Bixby
The Middle of Everywhere   Monique Polak

September - Mysteries

A Great Reckoning
Louise Penny

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Playing with Fire   Gail Anderson-Dargatz
Even the Dead   Benjamin Black
Dead Ground in Between   Maureen Jennings

September - Fiction

When the Moon is Low
 Nadia Hashimi

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Ready Player One   Ernest Cline
Close to Hugh   Marina Endicott
Poles Apart   Terry Fallis
The Love of a Lifetime   Melissa Hill
Crazy Rich Asians   Kevin Kwan
Daydreams of Angels : Stories   Heather O'Neill
Daddy Lenin and Other Stories   Guy Vanderhaeghe

September - Non-Fiction

For You Mom, Finally
Ruth Reichl

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Paradoxides   Don McKay
Don't Panic : ISIS, Terror and Today's Middle East   Gwynne Dyer
Crippled America   Donald Trump

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

October Book Sale

The October Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, October 3rd and runs until Saturday, October 8th. Cookbooks are featured.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Amy Jones

Born in Halifax N.S. Amy Jones won the 2006 literacy prize for Short Fiction, and was a finalist for the 2005 Bronwen Wallace award. She now lives in Thunder Bay where she is the associate editor of The Walleye ( Thunder Bay's arts and culture magazine).
The library has a copy of her first novel "We're All in This Together" which tells the story of a dysfunctional family plunged into chaos when the matriach , Kate, survives plummeting over a waterfall in a barrel. It is all captured on a video which goes viral. The novel is funny and heartfelt, and described as a complicated layering of timeshifts and pespectives, as each family member reveals their inner emotions and personal histories.
Click here for more details.