At the Library for June 14th, 2016

Updated 2016/06/13

In ‘A Mind of Your Own,’ physician Kelly Brogan discusses specific types of depression that affect women, as well as alternatives to medication.

John Grisham’s middle school “lawyer” Theodore Boone investigates a testing sore scandal in his latest adventure—‘Theodore Boone: The Scandal.’

Storytime is on hiatus until September, which means the Summer Reading Club is right around the corner.

The 2016 Summer Reading Club theme is Book a Trip! Summer Reading Club is FREE for children and teens and registration starts at the library on Saturday, June 25th. Attend the registration event on June 25th from 11:00am to 1:00pm and enter for the registration prize draw. Weekly programs, contests, and prizes start July 5th!

Sam Steele Days! The Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library will be hosting the Sam Steele Days Kickoff Barbecue, which is this Thursday, June 16th from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. Also look for us in this year’s parade.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 9th for the Friends of the Library’s “Home Show and Shopping Fest” at Western Financial Place. If ever there is a place for one stop shopping it’s the Fest. There will be commercial businesses there, arts and crafts, local vendors, small and home businesses plus more. Admission and parking are free. While there, visit the food concessions and beer gardens. Come and shop, compare and save.

It is not too late to register for a spot at this event. Please contact Shellie Hollister at 250-426-4063 or if you want to be a part of the Fest. Non-profits are welcome at no charge at this event. Just be sure to register.

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 is a selection of antiques and local authors to help celebrate Same Steele Days.


A Mind of Your Own – Kelly Brogan (616.8527)
Total Boating Manual – Kevin Falvey (623.82)
The Boiling River – Andres Ruzo (333.7098544)
The Scoop on Poop – Daniel D. Chrias (363.728)
The Biology of Belief – Bruce H. Lipton (599.935)
The Farmer’s Market Cookbook – Julia Shanks (641.563)
From Junk Food to Joy – Joy Bauer (641.5635)
A Taste of the Canadian Rockies Cookbook – Myriam Leighton (641.597123)
Blisters and Bliss: A Trekker’s Guide to the West Coast Trail – David Foster (917.112)
Yoga for Hikers – Nicole Tsong (613.7046)
Fast Metabolism Food RX – Haylie Pomroy (613.2)
Audrey at Home – Luca Dotti (bio)
Be Frank With Me – Julia Claiborne Johnson (fic)
Don’t You Cry – Mary Kubica (fic)
The Apartment – Danielle Steel (fic)
The Imposter – Suzanne Woods Fisher (fic)
Alice & Oliver – Charles Bock (fic)
The Gangster – Clive Cussler (fic)
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper – Phaedra Patrick (fic)
Miller’s Valley – Anna Quindlen (fic)
I Let You Go – Clare Mackintosh (fic)
Together for Christmas – Katherine Spencer (fic)
All is Bright – Katherine Spencer (fic)
The Pilgrim – Davis Bunn (fic)
Indeh: A Story of the Apache Wars – Ethan Hawke (fic)
Redemption Road – John Hart (mys)
Dishonorable Intentions – Stuart Woods (mys)
15th Affair – James Patterson (mys)
The Ice Child – Camilla Lackberg (mys)
Blood in the Water – Taylor Anderson (sci fic)
The City of Mirrors – Justin Cronin (sci fic)
Silver Linings Playbook (Blu-ray) (DVD)
Tomorrowland (Blu-ray) (DVD)
Straight Outta Compton (Blu-ray) (DVD)
A Place to Call Home: Season 3 (DVD)
Humans (DVD)
Call the Midwife: Season 5 (DVD)
24: Season 6 (DVD)
Dragonheart 3 (DVD)


Winter’s Bullet – William Osborne (ya fic)
Yellow Brick War – Danielle Paige (ya fic)
The Whispers in the Walls – Sophie Cleverly (j fic)
Theodore Boone: The Scandal – John Grisham (j fic)
Little Robot – Ben Hatke (j fic)
Astrotwins: Project Rescue – Mark E. Kelly (j fic)
Wars of Humanity (j DVD)
Galaxy Buck (j DVD)