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, December 27, 2012


Several members have inquired about e-books and despite their popularity the library has not yet made them available. In an article today in the New York Times the following was noted: "While print books, both fiction and nonfiction, still make up the bulk of most library collections – e-books remain limited to less than 2 percent of many collections in part because some publishers limit their availability at libraries....."
As promised, we will continue to follow developments and keep you informed.
To read the complete NY Times article link here.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

December- Non-Fiction

I'm Your Man  Sylvie Simmons

Click on title for more information:
The Happiness Project  Gretchen Rubin
The Amistad Rebellion  Marcus Rediker
Fooling Some of the People All of the Time  David Einhorn
Saris on Scooters  Sheila Maclean Arnopoulos
History of a Suicide  Jill Bialosky
Crashing Through  Robert Kurson
Bonobo Handshake  Vanessa Woods
Buying Guide 2013  Consumer Reports
My Nest Isn't Empty  Lisa Scottoline
On Royalty  Jeremy Paxman
Tragedy at Dieppe  Mark Zuehle
The Secret Rooms  Catherine Bailey
The Untold History of the United States  Oliver Stone
I am Nujood  Nujood Ali
Life is a Gift  Tony Bennett
The Last Masai Warriors  Wilson Meikuaya
Waging Heavy Peace  Neil Young

December- DVDs

We Bought a Zoo

Click on title for more information:
Call the Midwife
Casino Royale  (also in Blu-Ray)
Damages, Season Three
Judge John Deed, Season Six
A Little Princess
Mad Men, Season Five
Nurse Betty
Thirteen Days
The Time Travellers Wife
Upstairs Downstairs, Season Two
The Year Dolly Parton was My Mom

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

January Book Sale

The January Book Sale starts on Monday, January 7th at 2.30 pm and runs until Saturday, January 12th. Biographies are featured.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed December 24th/25th & December 31st/January 1st.
Happy Holidays.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Thank You Members

Thank you members for your continued support of our fund-raising efforts throughout the year by patronizing The Shoppe and the monthly book sales. As stated in our Mission: "The Library in turn donates, to local charities, funds in excess of its own needs." And we were able to increase our level of donations again this year. Recipients included; Nova Hudson, Le Pont Bridging, VS Palliative Care, Le Nichoir, Hudson Historical Society, Greenwood, Hudson Angels, La Passerelle, The Poppy Fund and the Fireman's Fund.