At the Library for January 26th, 2016

Updated 2016/01/25

Tie Domi—the greatest fighter the NHL has ever seen—charts the ups and downs of his life both on and off the ice in his memoir ‘Shift Work.’

Susan Lurie’s latest handbook not only identifies but also explains how to defeat all types of creatures in ‘Goosebumps Monster Survival Guide.’

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 Pigs!

The Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library are hosting the Travelogue “Trekking Sikkim” by Gretchen Whetham, at the College of the Rockies in room #250 at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 26th. The Sikkim Ridge route wanders along the Sikkim-Nepal Border towards Kanchenjunga. This travelogue will describe her recent three week trip including monasteries, markets, the Taj Mahal, and trekking. Admission is by donation and funds raised are used to support services and programs at the Cranbrook Public Library.

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.


Stone by Stone – Liz Bryan (971.201)
Little Victories – Jason Gay (158.1)
Unstoppable – Bill Nye (363.73874)
The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland (917.9496)
He Killed Them All – Jeanine Pirro (364.1523)
The Sound of Gravel – Ruth Wariner (bio)
Shift Work – Tie Domi (bio)
Do You Think This Is Strange – Aaron Cully Drake (fic)
War Room – Chris Fabry (fic)
Her Brother’s Keeper – Beth Wiseman (fic)
An Uncertain Choice – Jody Hedlund (fic)
The Curiosity Keeper – Sarah E. Ladd (fic)
Bliss – Shay Mitchell (fic)
House of the Rising Sun – James Lee Burke (fic)
The Lake – Perinne Leblanc (fic)
Orphan #8 – Kim Van Alkemade (fic)
A Few of the Girls – Maeve Binchy (fic)
The Walking Dead: Invasion – Robert Kirkman (fic)
Sniper Elite – Scott McEwen (fic)
A.D. 33 – Ted Dekker (fic)
The Invisible Guardian – Dolores Redondo (mys)
A Kind of Grief – A.D. Scott (mys)
The Princling of Nanjing – Ian Hamilton (mys)
A Killing Winter – Tom Callaghan (mys)
The Absolution – Jonathan Holt (mys)
The House on Cold Hill – Peter James (mys)
Strands of Sorrow – John Ringo (sci fic)
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries: Season 3 (DVD)
A Place to Call Home: Season 2 (DVD)
Father Brown: Season 3 (DVD)
Orange is the New Black: Season 2 (DVD)
Wolf Hall (DVD)
Arthur & George (DVD)
Doc Martin: Season 7 (DVD)
Pan (Blu-ray) (DVD)


The Scorpion Rules – Erin Bow (ya fic)
Path of Stars – Erin Hunter (ya fic)
The Creeping – Alexandra Sirowy (ya fic)
Homecoming – Kass Morgan (ya fic)
Killer Instinct – Jennifer Barnes (ya fic)
Mechanica – Betsy Cornwell (ya fic)
Shackled – Tom Leveen (ya fic)
The Accident Season — Moïra Fowley-Doyle (ya fic)
The Wolf Wilder – Katherine Rundell (ya fic)
Reawakened – Colleen Houck (ya fic)
Sleep Softly: Classical Lullabies – Nicolas Tholozan (j 784.624)
Big Hero 6: Cinestory Comic – Jeremy Barlow (j fic)
Switch – Ingrid Law (j fic)
The Fairy Swarm – Suzanne Selfors (j fic)
Goosebumps Monster Survival Guide – Susan Lurie (j fic)
Inside Out (j Blu-ray) (j DVD)