At the Library for March 01, 2016

Updated 2016/02/29

Actor / director Kevin Costner steps into the world of fiction with his first novel ‘A Passage to Shambhala.’ Set against the backdrop of the First World War, a group of explorers spread across the globe seeking a mythical golden city.

Alexandra Bracken retells the original Star Wars film for younger readers in the aptly titled ‘The Princess, The Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy.’

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 Sheep!

Come to the Friends Mini Book Sale on Friday, April 1st (Friends’ members only) and Saturday, April 2nd (General Public) and discover mountains of books. The Manual Training School is the site (adjacent to the Library). Friday, April 1st from 4 pm to 7 pm is for Friends’ members only. On Saturday April 2nd everyone is welcome from 9 am to 4 pm. There is a good selection of gardening, cooking, mysteries, fiction, biography, loads of newer releases as well as scores of other categories. Many children’s books are also available.

If you would like to donate items for this and other sales, please bring your book donations to the Circulation Desk in the Library. For further info contact Marilyn at 250-489-6254.

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: www.cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca

On display this month are items for the 2nd Annual Cranbrook Public Library Endowment Fund. This year’s auction will again run on Facebook from March 8th to March 29th. To donate or for more information, please contact 250-426-4063.

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.

ADULT NEWLY ACQUIRED SHELF:

Money Rules – Gail Vaz-Oxlade (332.024)
A Passage to Shambhala – Kevin Costner (fic)
The Spy House – Matthew Dunn (fic)
Golden Age – Jane Smiley (fic)
When the Moon is Low — Nadia Hashimi (fic)
Between Sisters – Cathy Kelly (fic)
The Wolves – Alex Berenson (fic)
Hostage – Kristina Ohlsson (mys)
Runaway – Peter May (mys)
NYPD Red 4 – James Patterson (mys)
Those Who Wish Me Dead – Michael Koryta (mys)
No Shred of Evidence – Charles Todd (mys)
The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss – Max Wirestone (mys)
Wake of Vultures – Lila Bowen (sci fic)
Downton Abbey: Season 6 (DVD)
Philomena (DVD)
The Knick: Season 1 (DVD)
The 100: Complete Second Season (DVD)
The Blacklist: Complete Second Season (DVD)
Reign: Complete Second Season (DVD)
Heartland: Complete Eighth Season (DVD)

YOUNG ADULT & CHILDREN’S NEWLY ACQUIRED ITEMS:

The Testing – Joelle Charbonneau (ya fic)
A Creature of Moonlight – Rebecca Hahn (ya fic)
Star Wars Rebels: Visual Guide: Epic Battles (j 791.4572)
The First Telephone – Catherine Chambers (j 621.385092)
Cool Architecture – Simon Armstrong (j 720.2)
See-Through Pirates – Kelly Davis (j 910.45)
The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm boy – Alexandra Bracken (j fic)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Phonics Kit – Jennifer Liberts (j kits)