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, February 20, 2017

March Book Sale

The March Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, March 6th and runs until Saturday, March 11th.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Karma Brown

Karma Brown is an award winning Canadian journalist and author. Her first novel "Come Away with Me ", quickly became a best seller. The library recently acquired her second book "The Choices We Make ". It tackles the heart-breaking subject of infertility through two close friends, Kate and Hannah. Kate is a mother of two, who agrees to help the infertile Hannah by agreeing to be her surrogate. It's a powerful tale of friendship, and the risks we take to make our dreams come true.The book is based on the personal experiences of the author, who is also a cancer survivor. Karma Brown lives outside Toronto with her husband and daughter. For more information click here.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - The Game

The Game is a British Cold War spy thriller that takes place in London in 1972. This six-part series was created by Toby Whithouse, and written by Whithouse, Sarah Dollard and Debbie O' Malley. It tells the story of the invisible war fought by MI5, as it battled to protect the nation from Cold War threats by the KGB. This well-made, entertaining series stars Brian Cox, Tom Hughes and Jonathan Aris, and the library has the DVD. Click here for more details.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Murder Ink - Kjell Eriksson

Kjell Eriksson is a Swedish crime-writer. His series stars Ann Lindell, a police inspector in Uppsala, Sweden.  His debut, The Princess of Burundi, won Best First Novel by the Swedish Crime Academy, an accomplishment he later followed up by also winning Best Swedish Crime Novel. The Library has this book in inventory and recently acquired Stone Coffin, his seventh novel to be published in the US.   
Please use the Suggestion Book at the Front Desk if you are interested in reading more of his novels. Click here for more details.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

January - Livres d'enfants en Francais








Kilo et Ti-pou 
Susan Hood






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Asterix Chez les Bretons   Goscinny & Uderzo
Bohomme Caramel   Kate McMullan
Caramel en Vacances   Kate McMullan
Malfalda #4: La Bande a Malfalda   Quino
Malfalda #5: Le Monde de Malfalda   Quino
Malfalda #6: Le Petit Frere de Malfalda   Quino
Canayens de Monroyal #1   Achde & Lapointe

January - Children's Books






Polar Bear and the Rainbow 
Moira Butterfield





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My Teacher is a Monster   Peter Brown
One Cool Friend   Toni Buzzeo
Underwater Puppies   Sean Casteel
Chu's Day   Neil Gaiman
Sleep Like a Tiger   Mary Logue
One Drowsy Dragon   Ethan Long
There's a Dragon Downstairs   Hilary McKay
The Flat Rabbit   Bardur Oskarsson
If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't!   Elisie Parsley
The Dark   Lemony Snicket
Winnie ar the Seaside   Korky Thomas

January - Junior/Teens








The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate






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Bird and Squirrel   James Burks
1001 Knights and Castles and Things to Spot   Hazel Maskell
Middle School #8: Dog's Best Friend   Chris Patterson
Honestly, Red Riding Hood was Rotten!   Trisha Shaskan
Bunny vs Monkey   Jamie Smart
Spirit Animals Book #1: Wild Born   Brandon Mull
Spirit Animals Book #2: Hunted   Maggie Stiefvater
Spirit Animals Book #3: Blood Ties   Garth &Williams Nix
I Survived Hurricane Katrina 2005   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Nazi Invasion 1944   Lauren Tarshis
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic 1912   Lauren Tarshis
Fish in a Tree   Lynda Mullaly Hunt
One for the Murphys   Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1   Rick Riordan
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #2   Rick Riordan

January - Fiction








The Weekenders
Mary Kay Andrews






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The Gilded Life of Matilda Duplaine   Alezx Brunkhorst
Wives Behaving Badly   Elizabeth Buchan
The Summer Everything Changed   Holly Chamberlin
Summer With My Sisters   Holly Chamberlin
The Smart One   Jennifer Close
The Library at Mount Char   Scott Hawkins
All Summer Long   Susan Mallery
Those Girls   Chevy Stevens
The Ice Twins   S.K.Tremayne
Among Thieves   John Clarkson
The Machiavelli Covenant   Allan Folsom
Consumer Reports (January 2017)

January - Non-Fiction







From Generation to Generation
Agnes Tomasov







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Tales of An Old Town Versifier   Anthony Foliot
Stalin's Englishman : The Lives of Guy Burgess   Andrew Lownie
Magnificent Obsession:Victoria, Albert and the Death that Changed the Monarchy   Helen Rappaport
A Year in the Garden   Terry O'Shaughnessy

Friday, January 20, 2017

February Book Sale















The February Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, February 6th and runs until Saturday, February 11th. Cookbooks are featured.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Nadia Hashimi

Nadia Hashimi was born and raised in New York and New Jersey, both her parents come form Afghanistan. She obtained a medical degree and then trained in paediatrics at New York University. After qualifying, she turned to an unexplored passion and started writing. Her first novel, The Pearl That Broke Its Shell, came out in 2014, followed by When The Moon Is Low in 2015. Her upbringing and experiences come together in the form of stories based in the country of her parents and grandparents. The library has copies of all of her novels including her acclaimed new work, A House Without Windows. She lives and works in Maryland with her husband and four children. To visit her online click here.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - The Night Manager

Based on John Le Carre's novel of the same name, The Night Manager is a British TV serial directed by Susanne Bier, and starring Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie and Olivia Coleman. Jonathan Pine (Hiddleston), a hotel manager and former soldier, is recruited by an intelligence operative, to infiltrate an arm's dealers inner circle. With a stellar cast, The Night Manger has received widepread critical acclaim, and has been nominated for several Golden Globes. The library has the DVD of this excellent series. For more details click here.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Murder Ink - Glen Erik Hamilton

A native of Seattle, Glen Erik Hamilton grew up aboard a sailboat, and spent his youth finding trouble around the marinas, commercial docks and islands of the Pacific Northwest.  Hamilton's debut novel Past Crimes was nominated for Best First Novel at the 2016 Edgar Awards, and for the Barry Award for Best First Novel.  It was given starred reviews by Publisher's Weekly and Library Journal, and called "an exciting heir to the classic detective novel" by Kirkus. He now lives in Burbank, California, with his family.
The Library recently acquired Past Crimes.  To visit Hamilton online click here.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Library Shop - Holiday Schedule

     Please note the Library itself will be closed on both Saturdays.