At the Library for April 26, 2016

Updated 2016/04/25

Ian Graham profiles some of history’s greatest courtesans in his latest book ‘Scarlet Women.’

Bad Kitty’s family must drag their clawing and angry pet to see a doctor in Nick Bruel’s hilarious ‘Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet.’

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 Princesses and Princes!

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.

On display this month is Jean-Ann Debreceni’s fantastic collection of Noritaki china, much of it hand painted and dating from the 30s.

Our website is up and running at: www.cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca

ADULT NEWLY ACQUIRED SHELF:

Scarlet Women – Ian Graham (305.409)
Evolution: The Whole Story – Steve Parker (576.8)
Cooking with Cheese (641.673)
The Nalini Method – Rupa Mehta (613.71)
Cookies & Cups Cookbook – Shelly Jaronsky (641.86)
Anyone Can Paint – Barrington Barber (751.4)
Maggie Smith – Michael Coveney (bio)
My Life on the Road – Gloria Steinem (bio)
Predator – Wilbur Smith (fic)
What We Find – Robyn Carr (fic)
The Shadow – Sylvain Reynard (fic)
Hope Harbor – Irene Hannon (fic)
The Mountain Midwife – Laurie Alice Eakes (fic)
Terrible Virtue – Ellen Feldman (fic)
The Opposite of Everyone – Joshily Jackson (fic)
The Arrangement – Ashley Warlick (fic)
The Forgotten Room – Karen White (fic)
I’ll See You in Paris – Michelle Gable (fic)
The Book of Memory – Petina Gappah (fic)
The Good Liar – Nicholas Searle (fic)
Paradise City – Elizabeth Day (fic)
The World Game – Steena Holmes (fic)
Now is the Time – Melvyn Bragg (fic)
Keeper of the Stars – Robin Lee Hatcher (fic)
Most Wanted – Lisa Scottoline (mys)
The Last Mile – David Baldacci (mys)
Keep Calm – Mike Binder (mys)
Extreme Prey – John Sandford (mys)
The Short Drop – Matthew Fitzsimmons (mys)
Treachery at Lancaster Gate – Anne Perry (mys)
As Time Goes By – Mary Higgins Clark (mys)
The Secret in their Eyes – Eduardo A. Sacheri (mys)
Descent – Tim Johnston (mys)
The 14th Colony – Steve Berry (mys)
My Best Friend’s Wedding (DVD)
The Fighter (DVD)
Spotlight (DVD)
Ted 2 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
The Departed (DVD)
Inception (DVD)
A Clockwork Orange (Blu-ray) (DVD)
When Harry Met Sally (DVD)
Brothers (DVD)
The Imitation Game (DVD)

YOUNG ADULT & CHILDREN’S NEWLY ACQUIRED ITEMS:

Ready Player One – Ernest Cline (ya fic)
Beyond the Kingdoms – Chris Colfer (j fic)
The Skeleton Tree – Iain Lawrence (j fic)
I Funny TV – James Patterson (j fic)
Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet – Nick Bruel (j fic)
An American Tail (j DVD)
Garfield Gets Real (j DVD)
Ferngully: The Last Rainforest (j DVD)
Meet the Numbers (j DVD)
Blue’s Clues: Blue’s Big Band (j DVD)
Shaun the Sheep Movie (j DVD)
Sleeping Beauty [1959] (j Blu-ray) (j DVD)
Dora the Explorer: Meet Diego (j DVD)