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.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

November - Fiction

A Manual for Cleaning Women
Lucia Berlin

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The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend   Katarina Bivald
In the Unlikely Event   Judy Blume
The Blue   Lucy Clarke
The Taming of the Queen   Philippa Gregory
His Whole Life   Elizabeth Hay
The Illegal   Lawrence Hill
Looking for Me   Beth Hoffman
Pretty Baby   Mary Kubica
The Secret Sister   Brenda Novak

Saturday, November 21, 2015

November - Non-Fiction

Haatchi & Little B
Wendy Holden

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Three Times a Day   Marilou Champagne
Hitler's Art Thief   Susan Ronald
The Lady in Gold   Anne-Marie O'Connor
Chasing the Mountain of Light   Kevin Rushby
This is Happy   Camilla Gibb

November - DVDs

DCI Banks-Season 3

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Homeland-Season 4
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries-Series 1
Murder in the First-Season 1
Outlander-Season 1
Scott and Bailey-Season 3
The Homesman
A Little Chaos
5 Flights Up
The Best Offer
Girl on a Bicycle
Shadows in the Sun

November - Mysteries

The Girl in the Spider's Web 
David Lagercrantz

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The Hanging Girl   Jussi Adler-Olsen
The Murder Road   Stephen Booth
The Precipice   Paul Doiron
Matricide at St-Martha's   Ruth Dudley Edwards
Career of Evil   Robert Galbraith
The Zig Zag Girl   Elly Griffiths
Oblivion   Arnaldur Indridason
The Girl in the Spider's Web   David Lagercrantz
Perfect Touch   Elizabeth Lowell
Entry Island   Peter May
The Company She Kept   Archer Mayor
Dante's Dilemma   Lynne Raimondo
Pretty Girls   Karin Slaughter
In Bitter Chill   Sarah Ward
The Cartel   Don Winslow

Friday, November 20, 2015

December Book Sale

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

Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Write Stuff - Mike Offit

Mike Offit began a twenty-year Wall Street career after graduating from Brown University, abandoning advertising, and earning an MBA from Columbia University. He rose to become a senior trader at Goldman Sachs, and to head the commercial mortgage and asset-backed securities trading desks at First Boston, Prudential, and finally at Deutsche Bank. After retiring, he returned to writing. The Library recently acquired his debut novel Nothing Personal:  A Novel of Wall Street.
Offit lives in New York City and Bedford, New York, with his wife and their two children.  Click here to visit his website.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - WPC 56

WPC 56 is a British television drama series, written by Dominique Moloney and broadcast on BBC One. The series revolves around the first Woman Police Constables to join Brinford Constabulary, a fictional police force in the West Midlands, starting in 1956. The first two series focused on WPC Gina Dawson's struggle to gain acceptance at a male-dominated police station while having to deal with the sexist attitudes that were commonplace at the time.
The library has the first two seasons. For more detail link here.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Stuart Neville

Stuart Neville's debut novel, The Ghosts of Belfast, won the Mystery/Thriller category of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was picked as one of the top crime novels of 2009 by both the New York Times and the LA Times. He has been shortlisted for various awards and has since published three critically acclaimed sequels. Neville’s novels have been translated into various languages and his fourth novel is currently in development for television.  He lives in Belfast. 
The Library recently acquired The Final Silence.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to read more of his books.  Click here to visit his website.