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, November 20, 2017

December Book Sale


















The December Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, December 4th and runs until Saturday, December 9th. Christmas books are featured.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Roz Nay

Roz Nay grew up in England, and studied at Oxford University. She worked as a teacher in the UK and Australia. The library has just acquired a copy of her highly acclaimed first novel, Our Little Secret. Described as compulsive, riveting and suspenseful, Our Little Secret is about a missing woman, a tangled love triangle, the secrets we keep and the secrets we share. Roz now lives in British Columbia with her husband and two children. For more details click here.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - My Mother and Other Strangers

My Mother and Other Strangers is a 2016 television drama series set in Northern Ireland during the Second World War. It centres on the Coyne family and their neighbours, as they come to terms with the influx of thousands of American serviceman into their small rural community. Compelling weekly stories, incorporating events of the time, focus on the complex love triangle between the mother of the Doyle family, her husband, and a charming American Air Force officer. Click here for more details.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Murder Ink - James Oswald


James Oswald is the Sunday Times bestselling author of the Edinburgh-based Detective Inspector McLean novels, the first two of which were shortlisted for the prestigious CWA Debut Dagger award for best unpublished author.
The library has acquired Dead Men’s Bones, the story about the murder/suicide of a prominent Scottish politician and his family which brings Detective Inspector Tony McLean out to the countryside to investigate. 
Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to read more of his novels. 
In his spare time Oswald farms 350 acres in North East Fife, Scotland, where he raises pedigree Highland cattle and New Zealand Romney sheep. Click here to visit Oswald online.

Friday, October 27, 2017

October - Mysteries








Glass Houses
Louise Penny 🍁







Click on title for more details:
The Cat Among Us   Louise Carson 🍁
The Kill   Jane Casey
With Malice   Eileen Cook 🍁
The Tooth Tattoo   Peter Lovesey
Devil's Peak   Deon Meyer
Heart of the Hunter   Deon Meyer
Dead Men's Bones   James Oswald
Echoes in Death   J.D.Robb
The Book of Blood and Shadow   Robin Wasserman
Glass Houses   Louise Penny (Audiobook) 🍁

October - DVDs







Grantchester
 Season 3







Click on title for more details:
My Mother and Other Strangers

October - Fiction








The People at Number 9
Felicity Everett







Click on title for more details:
A Column of Fire   Ken Follett
Why We Broke Up   Daniel Handler
The Heart of Henry Quantum   Pepper Harding
The Afterlife of Stars   Joseph Kertes 🍁
Read Me Like a Book   Liz Kessler
And the Trees Crept In   Dawn Kurtagich
The Only Cafe   Linden MacIntyre 🍁
Red Hill   Jamie McGuire
Men Without Women   Haruki Murakami
Our Little Secret   Roz Nay
The Only Child   Andrew Pyper 🍁
Daughter of Deep Silence   Carrie Ryan
The Best of Adam Sharp   Graeme Simsion
Kitchens of the Great Midwest   Ryan J.Stradal
Ines of My Soul   Isabel Allende (Large Print)

October - Non-Fiction







Coco Chanel
Justine Picardie







Click on title for more details:
The Lost Carving   David Esterly
Canada   Mike Myers 🍁
Why Not Me?   Mindy Kaling
Yes Please   Amy Poehler
Russian Tattoo   Elena Gorokhova

October - Children's Books







Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes
Jonathan Auxier 🍁







Click on title for more details:
Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard   Jonathan Auxier 🍁
Amulet Bk#6: Escape from Lucien   Kazu Kibuishi
Amulet Bk#7: Firelight   Kazu Kibuishi
Seven Wonders #3: The Tomb of Shadows   Peter Lerangis
Big Nate: A Good Old-Fashioned Wedgie   Peirce Lincoln
Dog Man   Dav Pilkey
Dog Man Unleashed   Dav Pilkey
Never Girls #6: The Woods Beyond   Jana Thorpe
Weird Birds   Chris Earley 🍁
Children's Book of Music + CD   Deborah Lock
Chess for Kids   Michael Basman
Thud!   Nick Butterworth
Five Little Fiends   Sarah Dyer
Are you My Mother?   P.D. Eastman
Time to Go Hippo   Bob Hartmann
Duck & Goose Honk!Quack!Boo!   Tad Hills
Pancakes For Supper   Anne Isaacs
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?   Bill Martin
Hugless Douglas   David Melling
Things I Love About Playtime   Tracey Moroney
The Too-Scary Story   Bethanie Deenie Murguia
Bears on Wheels   Stan & Jan Berenstain
Hop on Pop   Dr Seuss
There's a Barnyard in My Bedroom   David Suzuki 🍁
Chase   Linwood Barclay 🍁
Magisterium #1: The Iron Trial   Holly Black
Magisterium #2: The Copper Gauntlet   Holly Black
Magisterium #3: The Bronze Key
Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here   Anna Breslaw
Dreamers Often Lie   Jacqueline West
Ninjago: Build Your Own Adventure   Hannah Dolan
Harry Houdini- Death Defying Showman   Rita Thievon Mullin

Friday, October 20, 2017

November Book Sale

The November Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, November 6th and runs until Saturday, November 11th. Specially priced children's books are featured. 

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Monia Mazigh

Dr Monia Mazigh is an author and human rights advocat. Born and raised in Tunisia, she emmigrated to Canada in 1991. She holds a PhD in finance from McGill, worked at the University of Ottawa, and stood as an NDP candidate in the 2004 federal election. Dr Mazigh was catapulted onto the world stage in 2002, when she campaigned for the release of her husband, Maher Arar, and then fought to re-establish his reputation.She wrote a book about the ordeal called Hope and Despair.
The library has acquired her second novel, Hope has Two Daughters. It's the story of a mother and daughter, Nadia and Lila. Nadia leaves Tunisia in 1984, and Lila returns in 2010, both times of political revolution.
Dr Mazigh lives in Ottawa with her husband and two children. To read more about her click here

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Chasing Shadows

Chasing Shadows is a British crime drama folllowing the work of a missing persons unit. Reece Shearsmith plays the socially awkward misfit, Detective Sergeant Sean Stone who would rather work with data than people. He is teamed up with Ruth Hattersley, played by Alex Kingston, who is a born connector able to get on with anyone, but Stone pushes her patience to the limit. Stone's caseload is overwhelming, but his brilliant mind turns out to be perfectly adapted to his new role. The library has the dvd. Click here for more details.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Murder Ink - James Hayman


James Hayman is a transplanted New Yorker. He graduated from Brown and joined a major New York ad agency, eventually becoming creative director on accounts like the US Army, Procter & Gamble, and Lincoln/Mercury. In 2001, he moved to Portland, Maine, with his wife to become a full-time writer.  He has written five novels featuring Portland, Maine detectives Mike McCabe and Maggie Savage, which combined have sold more than half a million copies. 
The Library has acquired his most recent novel, The Girl on the Bridge, as well as Darkness First. Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to read more of his novels.
Click here to visit Hayman online.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

September - Audiobooks










A great reckoning 
Penny, Louise 🍁







Click on title for more details
Unbroken   Hillenbrand, Laura
Rogue lawyer   Grisham, John
The Tristan betrayal   Ludlum, Robert
The light between oceans   Stedman, M.L.
Red River   Tademy, Lalita
The fix   Baldacci, David
The last mile   Baldacci, David
Alibi   Brown, Sandra
Closed casket   Christie, Agatha
Late show   Connelly, Michael
The narrows Connelly, Michael
Heartbreak Hotel   Kellerman, Jonathan
The black book   Patterson, James
16th seduction   Patterson, James
The nature of the beast   Penny, Louise 🍁