At the Library for November 10th, 2015

Updated 2015/11/09

In ‘Made in British Columbia,’ Maria Tippett profiles BC’s most influential culture makers of the 20th century.

Lauren St. John’s ‘The Glory’ is about two equestrian racers—one a teen girl on the run from the law; the other a young man on the run for his life.

There is no Storytime this Wednesday due to Remembrance Day.

Tablet training has returned. Anyone interested in learning about basic tablet usage, including internet, email, e-books, and accessing resources and invited to attend any of the upcoming free classes. Sessions begin this Sunday, October 11th from 3 to 4 pm at the Library. To register, please contact Jason at 250-317-4927.

Flappers, speakeasies, jazz, Art Deco, this November step back into the Roaring Twenties when the Cranbrook Public Library celebrates its 90th Anniversary in high style at a gala dinner in the Royal Alexandra Hall. It will be an evening of glitz and glamour, classic cocktails and fantastic food. You’ll also have the chance to try your luck with a wine pull and silent auction. On Saturday, November 21st at 6 pm, put on your dancing shoes and step back in time. Call the Library for more info 250-426-4063 or to order tickets. Fully catered by the Heid-Out 4 course meal, Entertainment & Dancing by Crossfire, Photography by Seymour Photography.

Please note the Library will be closed this Wednesday, November 11th for Remembrance Day.

On display this month is Frank Eimer’s absolutely amazing Remembrance Day display.

Our new website is up and running at:

There is much more than this happening at the Library. Please check out our Facebook pages and our new website for more information and updates.


Made in British Columbia – Maria Tippett (709.711)
The Brain Fog Fix – Mike Dow (612.8)
Road to Little Dribbling – Bill Bryson (914.20486)
Imagining Canada: A Century of Photos (971.00222)
That’s Why I’m a Journalist – Mark Bulgutch (070.922)
Unaccountable: Truth & Lies on Parliament Hill – Kevin Page (352.350971)
Unflinching: The Making of a Canadian Sniper – Jody Mitic (958.1047)
Poke the Box – Seth Godin (650.1)
The Taming of the Queen – Philippa Gregory (fic)
The Survivor – Kyle Mills (fic)
Golden Lion – Wilbur Smith (fic)
Rogue Lawyer – John Grisham (fic)
Those We Left Behind – Neville Stuart (mys)
A Banquet of Consequences – Elizabeth George (mys)
Corridors of the Night – Anne Perry (mys)
Depraved Heart – Patricia Cornwell (mys)
Driving Heat – Richard Castle (mys)
Tom Rand on Waking the Frog (DVD)
12 Best Romantic Getaways (DVD)
21 Great Wonders of the World (DVD)
Christmas Lodge (DVD)
Orphan Black: Season 2 (DVD)


The Glory – Lauren St. John (ya fic)
Rage of Lions – Curtis Jobling (ya fic)
Shadow of the Hawk – Curtis Jobling (ya fic)
The Thirteenth Pearl – Carolyn Keene (j fic)
The Sign of the Twisted Candles – Carolyn Keene (j fic)
The Tangerine Bear (j DVD)
Prancer (DVD)

Please find this week’s column attached. Thank-you.


Mike 