At the Library for January 12, 2016

Updated 2016/01/11

Every single town in Canada has a hockey story, and Ron MacLean has a story for every town in his latest book ‘Hockey Towns.’

Both ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ and ‘Return of the Jedi’ are retold for younger readers in ‘So You Want to be a Jedi,’ and ‘Beware the Power of the Dark Side.’

Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm, & 6:30 pm, and Toddler Story Time is 10:00 and 11:00 am. Both will be all about Penguins!

The Friends of the Library are preparing for the Audio Visual and Magazine Sale.It will be in the Manual Training School on Friday, Feb. 12th 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (for Friends’ members only), and on Saturday, Feb. 13th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for the general public. Donations are being accepted of magazines (published in the last 5 years) and audio visual items (videos, DVDs, CDs, books on tape) of any age. Please bring items to the circulation desk in the Library up to Thursday, Feb. 11th. For info call Marilyn at 250-489-6254. We look forward to seeing you there!

FREE one-on-one tech training session for those of you who want to enhance your current computing skills. We cover many topics including Basic Tablet usage, Basic Computer usage, Windows 10 training, Window 8 + 8.1 training, Window 7 training, Microsoft Suit training, Library E book training, and much more. To register, please contact the Library at (250) 426-4063, or sign up at the front desk.

Our website is up and running at:

On display this month are the amazing works of Adolf Hungry Wolf, including his photography and numerous books he has written about our region and beyond.

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.


Extreme Transformation – Chris Powell (613.2833)
The Outlandish Companion Volume 2 – Diana Gabaldon (813.54)
Hockey Towns – Ron MacLean (796.962)
Freedom of Expression – Daniel Jay Baum (342.710853)
Wolf Spirit – Gudrun – Pfluger (616.99481)
Home – Ellen DeGeneres (747.0973)
Buster – Will Barrow (958.1047)
Binge – Tyler Oakley (818.602)
Everyday Super Food – Jamie Oliver (641.563)
Find a Way – Diana Nyad (797.21092)
The Cost of Courage – Charles Kaiser (940.53444)
Bomb Girls – Barbara Dickson (940.53082)
The Reason You Walk – Wab Kinew (bio)
Girl in the Woods – Aspen Matis (bio)
The Point of Vanishing – Howard Axelrod (bio)
The Midwife’s Sister – Christine Lee (bio)
Amazing Fantastic Incredible – Stan Lee (bio)
A Worthy Pursuit – Karen Witemeyer (fic)
The Liar’s Chair – Rebecca Whitney (fic)
Rogue Lawyer – John Grisham (fic)
Love Everlasting – Tracie Peterson (fic)
Summer at Tiffany’s – Karen Swan (fic)
The Mountain Shadow – Gregory David Roberts (fic)
Will Starling – Ian Weir (fic)
Dead in the Water – Ann Granger (mys)
Trigger Mortis – Anthony Horowitz (mys)
The Crossing – Michael Connelly (mys)
A Song of Shadows – John Connolly (mys)
In Like Flynn – Rhys Bowen (mys)
Dishing the Dirt – M.C. Beaton (mys)
House of the Rising Sun – James Lee Burke (west)
Hell’s Foundation Quiver – David Weber (sci fic)
Gravity (DVD)
Once (DVD)
Switzerland (DVD)
Poland (DVD)
Exotic Worlds: India (DVD)
Exotic Worlds: Morocco (DVD)
Django Unchained (DVD)
The Salt of the Earth (Blu-ray) (DVD)
Indian Summers: Complete First Season (DVD)
Vicious: Complete Second Season (DVD)
Castle: Complete Sixth Season (DVD)
Nurse Jackie: Season Two (DVD)
House of Cards: Season Three (DVD)
24: Season One (DVD)


Keep Holding On – Susan Colasanti (ya fic)
Michael Vey Storm of Lightning – Richard Paul Evans (ya fic)
The Copper Gauntlet – Holly Black (ya fic)
Twilight: Life & Death – Stephanie Meyer (ya fic)
Garbage Trucks – Aaron Carr (j 628.442)
World War I Spies – Michael E. Goodman (j 940.485)
World War II Spies – Michael E. Goodman (j 940.5485)
Lots of Things You Want To Know About Cowboys – David West (j 978.02)
Lots of Things You Want To Know About Pirates – David West (j 910.45)
I Need Glasses – Jennifer Colby (j 617.7522)
I Get the Hiccups – Nancy Robinson Masters (j 612.2)
12 Things to Know About Fracking – Rebecca Felix (j 622.2927)
Hinduism – Rita Faelli (j 294.5)
So You Want to be a Jedi – Adam Gidwitz (j fic)
Beware the Power of the Dark side – Tom Angelberger (j fic)
The Sword of Summer – Rick Riordan (j fic)
Seven Dead Pirates – Linda Bailey (j fic)
The Dragonfly Effect – Gordon Korman (j fic)
Field Trip – Gary Paulsen (j fic)
Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Perfect Sitter – Rachel Renee Russell (j fic)
Scenes from the Epic Life of a Total Genius – Stacey Matson (j fic)
The Pirate Code – Heidi Schultz (j fic)
Paddington (j DVD)
Thomas’s Snowy Surprise (j DVD)