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.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

October Book Sale

The October Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, October 2nd and runs until Saturday, October 7th.  Cookbooks and sports books are featured.

Friday, September 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Camille Aubray

Award winning author Camille Aubray studied writing with her mentor Margaret Atwood in Toronto.
Aubray has taught writing at New York University, and written and produced for ABC News, PBS, and A&E. The library has just acquired her first novel Cooking for Picasso. Set on The French Riveira in 1936 (when Pablo Picasso was at a crossroads in his life) and present day New York city, it tells the story of three generations of women and explores the themes of art, culture, cuisine and love. Aubray divides her time between Connecticut and the South of France.
Click here for more details.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Mercy Street

Mercy Street is an American period, medical drama television series, created by Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel. It is set during the Civil War, and follows two volunteer nurses from opposing sides, who work at the Mansion House Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia. The series was inspired by memoirs and letters from doctors and volunteers who worked there, and prides itself on being historically and medically accurate. Starring McKinley Belcher and Suzanne Bertish, the library has just acquired the first series. Click here for more details.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Library Closing

The library will be closed on Friday, September 8.  Our location is being used in the film shoot of a TV series based on the book The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Murder Ink - David Bell

David Bell is a bestselling and award-winning author of seven novels whose work has been translated into multiple foreign languages. In 2013, he won the prestigious Prix Polar International de Cognac for best crime novel by an international author. He’s currently an associate professor of English at Western Kentucky where he directs the MFA program.
The library acquired his most recent novel Bring Her Home. We also have Cemetery Girl on our shelves.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to read more of his novels. 
Bell lives in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with his wife, writer Molly McCaffrey.  To visit him online click here.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

August - Children's Books






Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party
Melanie Watt 🍁





Click on title for more details:
The Fish With the Deep Sea smile   Margaret Wise Brown
A Grand Old Tree   Mary Newell DePalma
Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack   Linley Dodd
Hairy Maclary, SIT   Linley Dodd
Ruthie and (Not so ) Teeny Tiny Lie   Laura Rankin
Polar Bear Morning   Lauren Thompson
Justin est Mauvais Perdant   Philippe & Rob Goosens
Justin n'a peur de rien   Philippe & Rob Goosens
Justin raconte des bobards   Philippe & Rob Goosens
The Big Book of Hockey for Kids   Eric Zweig 🍁
Paper Towns   John Green

August - Fiction








A Distant View of Everything
Alexander McCall Smith







Click on title for more details:
Cooking for Picasso   Camille Aubray
House of Thieves   Charles Belfoure
Bring Her Home   David Bell
The Book of Summer   Michelle Gable
The Identicals   Elin Hilderbrand
Secrets of the Tulip Sisters   Susan Mallery
Do Not Become Alarmed   Maile Meloy
Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo   Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Doomsday Equation   Matt Richtel
The Insider Threat   Brad Taylor
Black List   Brad Thor
Cocoa Beach   Beatriz Williams

August - Non-Fiction







Montreal 1909
Robert N. Wilkins 🍁







Click on title for more details:
Clear Recollections : Memoirs of Percy Nobb   Percy Nobb 🍁
The Promise of Canada   Charlotte Gray 🍁
Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and Me   Lorina Mapa 🍁
Jane Austen   Carol Shields

August - DVDs








The Zookeeper's Wife








Click on title for more details:
The Best of Me
Les Choristes - The Chorus
Mercy Street
Call the Midwife Season Six
The Tunnel Season Two

August - Mysteries







Collared
David Rosenfelt








Click on title for more details:
The Late Show   Michael Connelly
Black Ship   Carola Dunn
Damsel in Distress   Carola Dunn
Fall of a Philanderer   Carola Dunn
A Stain Upon the Land   John Kalbfleisch 🍁
Cross Justice   James Patterson
Never Never   James Patterson
Impact   Douglas Preston
Two Nights   Kathy Reichs
The Intercept   Dick Wolf

Monday, August 21, 2017

Meditation: Food for Thought

Explore and practice mindfulness with a heart centered approach to health, eating and more.

War Memorial Library
On Thursdays from
12:30 - 1:45 PM
for 11 weeks 
starting Sept 28th and ending Dec 7th

$160 (library members);
$175 (non-members)


Milda Graham, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (McGill) 
Contact milda2@sympatico.ca or phone 514-296-9369 to register.





Saturday, August 19, 2017

September Book Sale

The September Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, September 11th and runs until Saturday, September 16th.
Art books are featured.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Kerry Clare

Kerry Clare is a National Magazine Award writer, and editor of The M Word:Conversations about Motherhood, which was published to rave reviews in 2014. The library has a copy of her first novel Mitzi Bytes, which tells the story of Sarah, who starts an anonymous blog after a devastating divorce. Fifteen years later and happily remarried, Sarah writes about the experiences and feelings of her family and friends until someone threatens to expose her. Mitzi Bytes examines the bonds of family and friendship. Kerry Clare lives in Toronto with her husband and two daughters.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Happy Valley

Happy Valley is a gritty British crime drama set in West Yorkshire in Northern England. It was created and written by Sally Wainwright, and stars Sarah Lancashire and Siobhan Finneran. Sarah Lancashire plays a police sergeant investigating cases, while having to cope with personal tragedy. It has won BAFTA awards for best drama series and best actress (Lancashire), aswell as numerous nominations. The library has both seasons of this brilliant drama.
Click here for more details.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Library Shoppe - Art Sale















Saturday August 5th
10:00 am until 4:00 pm
War Memorial Library - outside on the lawn 

You are invited to come and see, and hopefully purchase, the amazing pieces of art that have been donated to the Shoppe over the last year - original oil paintings and watercolours; limited edition prints, beautifully framed; and many other interesting pieces of artwork by local, Quebec, Canadian and international artists. 
All 'priced to sell' and suitable for all budgets.