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At the Library for August 23, 2016

Updated 2016/08/21

‘Shoe Dog’ charts how Phil Knight, fresh out of college, borrowed 50 dollars from his father, to start a business selling low-cost running shoes out of the trunk of his car. He made 8,000 dollars that year, name his company Nike, which had a mere 30 billion in sales last year. ‘Shoe Dog’ tells of Knights remarkable life, and how he was able to introduce something new and dynamic which would eventually change the face of sports and footwear.
Film director turned author Chris Columbus (Home Alone, Harry Potter) concludes his House of Secrets trilogy with ‘Clash of Worlds’—as the series’ sibling heroes face the creepiest villains they have ever faced.

The Summer Reading Club Closing Ceremonies are this week! Please pre-register for the event on Tuesday, August 23rd at 1:00pm or on Wednesday, August 24th at 1:00pm.
We will have pizza, cake and tons of prizes! Medals and certificates will be awarded to those who have completed a reading log!
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.

On display this month is a preview of the 39th annual Kootenay Country Fair, featuring a brilliant cross-section of all the categories and upcoming exhibits. For more information, please visit their website at

Our website is up and running at:


Awakened Family – Shefali Tsabary (306.874)
Modern Potluck – Kristin Donnelly (641.555)
Natural Hair Coloring – Christine Shahin (646.724)
The Border Guide – Robert Keats (332.67371073)
U.S. Immigration Made Easy – Ilona Bray (342.73082)
Shoe Dog – Phil Knight (bio)
Romeo and / or Juliet – Richard North (fic)
Amp’d – Ken Pisani (fic)
The Exclusives – Rebecca Thorton (fic)
Smoke – Dan Vyleta (fic)
Missing Wife – Sheila O’Flanagan (fic)
Duck Dynasty: Seasons 4, 5, & 6 (DVD)


Braids & Buns, Ponies & Pigtails – Jenny Strebe (j 646.724)
Island of the Sun – Mathew J. Kirkby (j fic)
The Demigod Files – Rick Riordan (j fic)
Clash of Worlds – Chris Columbus (j fic)

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