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.

Friday, May 26, 2017

May - Children's Books






Hot Hippo
Mwenye Hadithi





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Crafty Chameleon   Mwenye Hadithi
Hungary Hyena   Mwenye Hadithi
Tricky Tortoise   Mwenye Hadithi
Survival Ice Storm   Frieda Wishinsky
Alienology   Douglas Steer
Our Song, The Story of O Canada   Peter Kuitenbrouwer
Who is J.K.Rowling?    Pam & Belviso Pollack
Goodnight Canada   Andrea Beck
Good Morning Canada   Andrea Beck
In the Red Canoe   Leslie. A. Davidson
Tyrannosaurus Drip ( + CD )   Julia Donaldson
Something from Nothing   Phoebe Gilman
Hot Wheels: To the Extreme   Hot Wheel Series
Hot Wheels: Street Heat   Hot Wheels Series
Hot Wheels: Off-Roading   Hot Wheels Series
Hot Wheels: Start your Engine   Hot Wheels Series
Hot Wheels: Stunt Show   Hot Wheels Series
What Matters   Alison Hughes
We Found a Hat  John Klassen
My Little Grandmother Often Forgets   Reeve Lindberg
Spider-Man 3: Spider-Man v Sandman   Lime Har Marvel Comics
Spider-Man 2: Everyday Hero   Saunder Marvel Comics
Spider-Man : Worst Enemies   Saunder Marvel Comics
The Bravest Knight   Mercer Mayer
On the Moon   Anna Milbourne
Walk on the Wild Side   Nicholas Oldland
The Thing Lou couldn't Do   Ashley Spires
C is for Canada   Mike Ulmer
Maquillage a Gogo   Robert Munsch
Les Premiers Hommes   Nicolas Harris
Une Journee dans la Vie de ton Corps   Beverly McMillan
Les Helicopteres   Molly Alioan
Ruby Red Fort: Look into my Eyes   Lauren Child
The Wizard Heir   Cinda Williams Chima
Canada Year by Year   Elizabeth McCloud

May - DVDs








Fences








Click on title for more details:
The Dressmaker
Jackie
Moonlight
Queen of Katwe

May - Mysteries








One Perfect Lie 
Lisa Scottoline







Click on title for more details:
The Fix   David Baldacci
The Twenty-Three   Linwood Barclay 🍁
The Age of Doubt   Andrea Camilleri
The Smell of the Night   Andrea Camilleri
Alone All by Myself   Mary Higgins Clark
The Burial Hour   Jeffrey Deaver
Obsession Falls   Christina Dodd
Prey   Linda Howard
Mississippi Blood   Greg Iles
Bone box   Faye kellerman
Earthly Remains   Donna Leon
Salvage   Stephen Maher 🍁
Beyond the Wild River   Sarah Main
A Twist in Time   Julie McElwain
The Stolen Ones   Richard Montanari
Ratlines   Stuart Neville
Fallout   Sarah Paretsky
Cheap Shot   Robert B Parker
Blown Red   Susan Philpott 🍁
Abbatoir Blues   Peter Robinson
Golden Prey   John Sandford
In This Grave Hour   Jacqueline Winspear
Fool Me Once   Harlan Coben (Audiobook)
The Stranger   Harlan Coben (Audiobook)

May - Fiction








Anything is Possible
Elizabeth Strout







Click on title for more details:
Unsaid   Neil Abramson
Mosquitoland   David Arnold
Beartown   Fredrik Backman
A Line made by Walking   Sarah Baume
The Girl with all the Gifts   M.R.Carey
A Foreign Country   Charles Cumming
Miss You   Kate Eberien
The Midwife's Daughter   Patricia Ferguson
The Jane Austen Project   Kathleen A, Flynn
The Finishing School   Joanna Goodman 🍁
Seven Days in May   Kim Izzo
I Found You    Lisa Jewell
The Rose Garden   Susanna Kearsley
The Queen's Secret   Victoria Lamb
Who Asked You?   Terry McMillan
The Daughter she Used to Be   Rosalind Nooman
The End of the Day   Claire North
The Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie   Cecily Ross 🍁
Unbecoming    Rebecca Scherm
The Woman on the Stairs   Bernhard Schlink
The Comet Seekers   Helen Sedgewick
The Hope Chest   Viola Shipman
The Stars are Fire   Anita Shreeve
War Cry   Wilbur Smith
The Color of the Sky   Anita Trasi
The Wages of Sin   Kate Welsh
First Comes Love   Emily Griffin (Large Print)
Angel Falls   Kristin Hannah (Large Print)
White Handkerchief and Other Stories   Serge Sabourin ( Non-Fiction )
American Heiress   Jeffrey Toobin (Non-Fiction)

Saturday, May 20, 2017

June Book Sale

The June Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, June 5th and runs until Saturday, June 10th. Biographies and Coffee Table books are featured.

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Jessie Burton

Jessie Burton is an English author and actress, who attended the Central School of Speech and Drama and Oxford University. Her first multi-award winning novel The Miniaturist was set in 17th century Amsterdam. The library has a copy of this, and has just acquired her latest novel The Muse. Set in civil war Spain and sixties London, it focuses on four women and the story of the long lost painting which connects them all. To visit Jessie online click here.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Agatha Raisin

Agatha Raisin is a British comedy/drama based on the best-selling books of M.C. Beaton. Agatha Raisin ( played by Ashley Jensen ) is a burnt out London based PR executive, who decides to retire early to a picturesque village in the Cotswolds. Here she finds a second career as an amateur dectective investigating mischief, mayhem and murder in a deceptively quaint town. If you like the crime fiction of Agatha Christie and Alexander McCall Smith, you'll love Agatha Raisin! The library has just acquired the first season. Click here for more details.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Murder Ink - Harry Dolan

Harry Dolan is the bestselling author of Bad Things Happen (2009), Very Bad Men (2011), and The Last Dead Girl (2014). He graduated from Colgate University, where he majored in philosophy and studied fiction writing with the novelist Frederick Busch. 
The Library recently acquired his last novel.  Remember to use the Suggestion Book at the Front Desk if you would like to read more of his novels.
A native of Rome, New York, he now lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  To visit Dolan online click here.

Friday, April 28, 2017

April - Books








A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess
Amanda Owen






Click on title for more details:
Days Without End   Sebastian Barry
The Muse   Jessie Burton
Bared to You   Sylvia Day
The Dark Flood Rises   Margaret Drabble
Norse Mythology   Neil Gaiman
The Emperor Waltz   Philip Hensher
Fortunate Harbor   Emilie Richards
Sisters One, Two, Three   Nancy Star
The Mistress   Danielle Steele
Rushing Waters   Danielle Steele
Speaking in Bones   Kathy Reichs 🍁
Mississippi Blood   Greg Iles
Bossypants   Tina Fey ( Audiobook )
Great Classic Humor   Mark Twain (Audiobook )
A Good Hanging   Ian Rankin ( Audiobook )

April - DVDs








Florence Foster Jenkins







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DCI Banks Season 4
The Girl on the Train ( Paula Hawkin's Thriller )
A Hologram for the King
Little Sister
Loving
Madame Bovary
Manchester by the Sea
A Place to Call Home Season 4
Winter's Tale

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

May Book Sale

The May Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, May 1st and runs until Saturday, May 6th. Classics are featured.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Library - Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, April 19, 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.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Katherina Vermette

Katherina Vermette is a Metis writer from the Metis Nation, Winnipeg. Her first book, North End Love Songs won the Governor General's Literary Award for poetry. The library has just acquired her first novel The Break, which was a finalist for Canada Reads. In a series of shifting narratives, it tells the story of the people connected with a crime (police, family and friends)  reported by Stella, a young Metis mother. It is a powerful intergenerational family saga. To visit Katherina online, click here.