At the Library for October 24th, 2017

Updated 2017/10/23



Hazel Gaynor uses the Cottingley fairy hoax and as the background to her story of a woman who inherits her late grandfather’s bookshop in ‘The Cottingley Secret.’


‘Maude’ is Melanie J. Fishbane’s novel about Lucy Maud Montgomery’s life as a teenager.


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 Halloween! Baby Laptime Thursday at 10 am.

Please note there is always a Wednesday evening Story Time at 6:30 pm for ages 3 to 9 and their caregivers. Perfect way to unwind.

The Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale will be held at a later date than usual, Nov. 22 to 26th in the Ktunaxa Gym.   Please consider donating your gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and audio books to the Friends of the Library.   Your beloved books can live a second life in the service of your Library.   Donations should be brought to the circulations desk in the Library.  For further information, call Marilyn at 250-489-6254.

If you are in need of reading material now, check out the Friends’ bookshelves situated next to the circulation desk.

Those interested in apps for their phones may want to check out BookMyne: The Bookmyne mobile app provides access to the library catalogue on your mobile device. BookMyne allows you to search for items in our collection, log in and review your account information, place holds, and renew materials.

BookMyne is available for free in both the Google Play store and the Apple iTunes store. Once the app is downloaded and installed, your device will prompt you to allow it to use location services to search for the closest Bookmyne-compatible library.

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.


Our website with all kinds of great information and links can be found at:


The Cranbrook Public Library Endowment Fund gives people an opportunity to create a meaningful legacy, to build a strong foundation in the present for the future of the Library. For more information about how you can contribute, please phone us at 250-426-4063  Ext: 1001, or visit this link:


On display this month is the simply amazing and beautiful antique teacup collection of Jaime Koekkoek.





If I Understood You… — Alan Alda   (158.6)

Louise Riel: Let Justice Be Done – David G. Doyle   (971.054)

Save Your Mind – Antonie Hakim   (616.83)

Among The Walking Wounded – Colonel John Conrad   (616.8521)

Surviving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal   (971.00497)

Beautiful Money – Leanne Jacobs   (158.1)

A Disappearance in Damascus – Deborah Campbell   (365.45092)

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry – Neil DeGrasse Tyson   (523.01)

Destined for War – Graham Allison   (327.73051)

The Ends of the World – Peter Brannen   (576.84)

Anti-Inflammatory Foods & Recipes – Beverly Lynn Bennett   (616.0473)

A Speck in the Sea – John Aldridge   (910.916346)

Wabi-Sabi – Julie Pointer Adams   (747)

Cartel Wives – Mia Flores   (363.45092)

Fed Up – Danielle DiMartino Booth  (332.11097)

SereKNITy – Nikki Van De Car   (746.432)

Gastrophysics – Charles Spence   (641.03)

King Solomon’s Table – Joan Nathan   (641.5676)

Heart — Johannes Hinrich Von Borstel   (612.1)

Pastel Innovations – Dawn Emerson   (741.235)

Walk to Beautiful – Jimmy Wayne   (bio)

You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me – Sherman Alexie   (bio)

The Cottingley Secret – Hazel Gaynor   (fic)

The Hideaway – Lauren K. Denton   (fic) (CD Audio)

The Rules of Magic – Alice Hoffman   (fic)

Class Mom – Laurie Gelman   (fic)

The Last Tudor – Philippa Gregory   (fic)

Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders   (fic)

The Dark Net – Benjamin Percy   (fic)

Girl in Snow – Danya Kukafka   (mys)

Secrets in Death – J.D. Robb   (mys)

Don’t Let Go – Harlan Coben   (mys)

Deep Freeze – John Sandford   (mys) (CD audio)

The Walls – Hollie Overton   (mys)

Collared – David Rosenfelt   (mys)

Telling Tales – Anne Cleeves   (mys)

Close Your Eyes – Michael Robotham   (mys)

Crime Scene – Jonathan Kellerman   (mys) (CD audio)

Deepwater Horizon   (Blu-ray) (DVD)

A Dog’s Purpose   (Blu-ray) (DVD)

Rogue One   (Blu-ray) (DVD)

Get Out   (Blu-ray) (DVD)




My Faire Lady – Laura Wettersten   (ya fic)

Maude – Melanie J. Fishbane   (ya fic)

Forest of Ruin – Kelley Armstrong   (ya fic)

Magic Tricks with Cards – Jenna Lee Gleisner   (j 793.85)

New Bilingual Visual Dictionary: English-Arabic   (j 492.75321)

Code Your Own Games – Max Wainewright   (j 005.133)

Crazy House – James Patterson  (j fic)