At the Library for October 31st, 2017

Updated 2017/10/30



New up-to-date and authoritative legal references are  new this week, including ‘The Charter of Rights and Freedoms,’ ‘An Advocacy Primer,’ and ‘Canadian Family Law.’


Pittacus Lore returns to his Lorien Legacies series with ‘Generation One.’


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 Dragons! 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 Annual Fall Book Sale of the Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library and the Sunrise Rotary Club will be held at the Ktunaxa Gym from Nov. 22nd to Nov. 26th.   The first day (Wed, Nov. 22nd) is for members only and a $10 membership to the Friends can be purchased at the door.    Members also receive a 10% discount at this sale every day except Sunday.

Doors open daily at 11:00 am Wed., Thur., Friday and Saturday.  Closing time is 5:00 pm on Wed., Fri., and Sat.  Thursday is open until 9:00 pm for evening shopping.

The last day of the sale, Sunday Nov. 26th is the very popular BAG SALE.   Bring your Friends/Library bag and fill it for $5 or pay $10 to receive your Friends/Library bag and fill it up.   No other bags may be used for this sale.    Sunday times are 9:30 am to 11:30 am.   There are great reads at great prices!!

Your donations of books, CDs, DVDs and audio books should be brought to the circulation desk in the Library anytime.   For further info 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.


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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.





An Advocacy Primer – Lee Stuesser   (347.7107)

The Charter of Rights and Freedom – Robert J. Sharpe   (342.71085)

We Have No Idea – Jorge Cham   (523.1)

Superfood Nuts – Connie Diekman   (641.645)

Thriftstyle – Allison Engel   (381.1)

Canadian Family Law – Julien D. Payne   (346.7105)

Sew Advent Calendars – Debbie Shore   (745.59412)

Knit, Swirl – Sandra McIver   (746.432)

Black and Decker Wood Floors   (690.16)

Drawdown – Paul Hawken   (363.738746)

Wade Davis: Photographs   (779.092)

More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies – Andrew Nugara   (796.52209711)

The Turmeric Cookbook   (641.3383)

The Innkeeper’s Sister – Linda Goodnight   (fic)

Worth the Wait – Lori Foster   (fic)

The Wardrobe Mistress – Meghan Masterson   (fic)

The Rain Sparrow – Linda Goodnight   (fic)

Haunted – James Patterson   (mys)

The Bedlam Stacks – Natasha Pulley   (mys)

The Child Finder – Rene Denfeld   (mys)

Y is for Yesterday – Sue Grafton   (mys) (Audio CD) (e-book)

Barely Legal – Stuart Woods   (mys)

Deep Freeze – John Sandford   (mys)

Moonlight   (Blu-ray)

Elle   (Blu-ray)

Mr. Robot: Season 2   (DVD)





Generation One – Pittacus Lore   (ya fic)

Pokemon X & Pokemon Y: The Official Kalos Region Guidebook   (j 794.8)

Coding – James Floyd Kelly   (j 005.1)

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation – Sheila Dignen   (j 428.2)

Funky Things to Draw – Paul Konye   (j 741.2)