At the Library for May 17th, 2016

Updated 2016/05/16

Anne Garrels describes the social and political aftershocks of the USSR’s collapse in her latest book ‘Putin Country.’

Two modern-day children get trapped in a battle between Norse gods in ‘Secrets of Valhalla’ by Jasmine Richards.

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 Teddy Bears!

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.

We have partnered with the Cranbrook Garden Club to create a new collection of seeds, available at no charge. Now you can check out a packet of seeds, plant them, harvest the next generation of seeds, and return them so other people can check them out. Don’t forget the Library also has countless gardening books, magazines and even DVDs.

Our website is up and running at:

On display this month are the fantastic outdoor paintings of Yoki Prints, courtesy of Jurgen Flemming.


Putin Country – Anne Garrels (947.43)
Points of Entry – Vic Satzewich (353.4840971)
Mars One: Humanity’s Next Great Adventure (949.92304)
Protein Ninja – Terry Hope Romeo (641.5636)
Sewing for the Absolute Beginner – Caroline Smith (626.2)
Loom Knitting Primer – Isela Phelps (746.432)
When God Isn’t Green – Jay Wexler (363.7)
Meals for Me – Sam Stern (641.561)
15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy – Luminita D. Saviuc (152.42)
Stop Being Lonely – Kira Asatryan (155.92)
Baby’s Best Chance: Parents’ Handbook of Pregnancy & Baby Care (618.24)
World War II: Complete Illustrated History – R. J. Overy (940.54)
Bowl: Vegetarian Recipes for Ramen… — Lukas Volger (641.813)
Eating in the Middle – Andie Mitchell (641.563)
Lust and Wonder – Augusten Burroughs (bio)
Solomon’s Oak – Jo-Ann Mapson (fic)
The Other Child – Lucy Atkins (fic)
No Lipstick in Lebanon – Paul Timblick (fic)
A Sweet Misfortune – Maggie Brendan (fic)
Phantom Effect – Michael Aronovitz (fic)
Your Mouth is Lovely – Nancy Richler (fic)
Season of Fear – Brian Freeman (mys)
Gone Again – James Grippando (mys)
Time of Fog and Fire – Rhys Bowen (mys)
The Last Mile – David Baldacci (mys)
The Last Days of Magic – Mark Tompkins (ASFS)
Vikings: Season 3 (DVD)
The Walking Dead: Season 5 (DVD)
Orphan Black: Season 3 (DVD)
Killer Landslides (DVD)
The Sagebrush Sea (DVD)
Exotic Worlds: Bali, Indonesia (DVD)
Water for Elephants (DVD)
A Dog Year (DVD)
Doctor Who: Season 9 (DVD)
Brooklyn (DVD)


This Is What Happy Looks Like – Jennifer E. Smith (ya fic)
The Radiant Road – Katherine Catmull (ya fic)
The Revenge of Seven – Pittacus Lore (ya fic)
Magnolia – Kristi Cook (ya fic)
Will To Survive – Eric Walters (ya fic)
Worlds of Ink and Shadow – Lena Coakley (ya fic)
Learn to Draw Military Machines – Tom Lapadula (j 743.89629)
Secrets of Valhalla – Jasmine Richards (j fic)
Thomas & Friends: Hop on Board (j DVD)
The Secret Garden (j DVD)
The Peanuts Movie (j DVD)
Paw Patrol: Marshall and Chase on the Case (j DVD)