At the Library for April 19th, 2016

Updated 2016/04/18

‘121 First Dates’ is Wendy Newman’s guide to navigating the online dating world with grace and humor. And yes, Newman actually went on 121 first dates with suitors she met online.

Three new titles by Erin Hunter this week, including ‘Moth Flight’s Vision’, ‘A Pack Divided,’ and ‘The Apprentice’s Quest’

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 Snakes!

The Friends’ Garage Sale, with all kinds of wonderful surprises, will be held Sat. April 30th, 9 am – 3pm in the Manual Training School. Public donations are being accepted on Friday, April 29th from 9 am – 4 pm, same place. So bring your kitchen wares, linens, toys, jewels, garden implements, ornaments and anything else you don’t need. However large furniture can’t be accepted. For info Marilyn 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.

Need help starting or managing a small business? Our online databases include BC Laws, BC Statistics, ClickLaw, Grant Connect, QP Legaleze, and Consumer Reports (as well as many others). Our two latest editions are the Business Plans Handbooks–a compilation of business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America; and the Small Business Accelerator– curated lists of resources to help you start, run or grow a Canadian small business. Topics include writing your business-plan, finding funding, e-tools and more.

Our website is up and running at:


Michelin Road Atlas: USA, Canada, Mexico (912.7)
206 Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps (769.56971)
100 Million Years of Food – Stephen Le (641.3)
The Great Canadian Prairies Bucket List – Robin Ersrock (917.12044)
The Great Northern Canada Bucket List – Robin Esrock (917.19044)
Discipline Without Damage – Vanessa Lapointe (649.64)
Thin from Within – Joseph J. Luciani (613.25)
Victory Gardens for Bees — Lori Weidenhammer (638.57)
Deck & Patio Furnishings – Michael Anderson (684.18)
Food to Grow – Frankie Flowers (635)
The Valley of the Shadow of Death – Kermit Alexander (364.1523)
The Good News About What’s Bad for You – Jeff Wilser (613)
121 First Dates – Wendy Newman (306.730285)
Secular Meditation – Rick Heller (158.12)
How to Be Alive – Colin Beavan (158.1)
Wildflower – Drew Barrymore (bio)
Wild Blood – Kathryn Lasky (fic)
Brush of Wings – Karen Kingsbury (fic)
The Obsession – Nora Roberts (fic)
Glory Over Everything – Kathleen Grissom (fic)
At the Edge of the Orchard – Tracy Chevalier (fic)
Miss Julia Inherits A Mess – Ann B. Ross (fic)
The Violinist of Venice – Alyssa Palombo (fic)
House of Shadows – Pamela Hartshorne (fic)
The Vintage Guide to Love & Romance – Kirsty Greenwood (fic)
Death Comes First – Hilary Bonner (mys)
Violent Crimes – Phillip Margolin (mys)
The Ex – Alafair Burke (mys)
Saving Jason – Michael Sears (mys)
Long Way Down – Michael Sears (mys)
Coconut Cowboy – Tim Dorsey (mys)
A Prisoner in Malta – Phillip DePoy (mys)
The Steel Kiss – Jeffery Deaver (mys)
Private Paris – James Patterson (mys)
All the Birds in the Sky – Charlie Jane Anders (sci fic)
Arcadia – Iain Pears (sci fic)
Doctor Who: Complete Eighth Season (DVD)
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug (Blu-ray) (DVD)
The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies (Blu-ray) (DVD)
Jack Irish, Set 1 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
Gone Bay Gone (DVD)
Stardust (DVD)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (DVD)
Banished (DVD)
Doctor Who: The Husbands of River Song (DVD)
Father Brown: Season 3 (DVD)


The Distance from Me to You – Marina Gessner (ya fic)
A Song for Ella Grey – David Almond (ya fic)
A Madness So Discreet – Mindy McGinnis (ya fic)
Moth Flight’s Vision – Erin Hunter (ya fic)
A Pack Divided – Erin Hunter (ya fic)
The Apprentice’s Quest – Erin Hunter (ya fic)
The Big Book of Airplanes – Ishani Nandi (j 629.133)
The Golden Yarn – Cornelia Funke (j fic)
The Dark Wild – Piers Torday (ya fic)