At the Library for November 14th, 2017

Updated 2017/11/13



Bernadette McDonald looks at the life of possibly the greatest alpinist to have ever lived in ‘Art of Freedom: The Life & Climbs of Voytek Kurtyka.’


Philip Pullman returns to the world of His Dark Materials with the first of a new trilogy, ‘La Belle Sauvage.’


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 where we live.  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.

The Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library are hosting the Travelogue “‘Ramblin’ on the Rock” which includes hiking the East Coast Trail: Reflections of Nova Scotia- visit to several sites including the Citadel, Annapolis Valley by Dave White. This will be on Wednesday, November 29th, at 7 pm in their theatre (room 250). Admission is by Donation.

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 incredible Remembrance Day collection of Frank Eimer.





Lonely Planet Europe – Alexis Averbuck   (914.04)

A Flag Worth Dying for—Tim Marshall   (306.2)

Why – Mario Livio   (153.2)

The Longevity Plan – John D. Day   (612.68)

The Peace in Peril – Christopher Pollon   (33.9141)

Woolly – Ben Mezrich   (591.68)

The Handover – Elaine Dewar   (070.50971)

4th Rock from the Sun – Nicky Jenner   (523.43)

Medical Medium Life-Changing Foods – Anthony William   (613.2)

Uncovering Happiness – Elisha Goldstein   (616.8527)

Art of Freedom: The Life & Climbs of Voytek Kurtyka – Bernadette McDonald   (bio)

To Die in Spring – Ralf Rothmann   (fic)

First Snow, Last Light – Wayne Johnston   (fic)

The Matrimonial Flirtations of Emma Kaulfield – Anna Fishbeyn   (fic)

The Revolution of Marina M. – Janet Fitch   (fic)

Winter Solstice – Elin Hilderbrand   (fic)

To Wager Her Heart – Tamera Alexander   (fic)

The History of Bees – Maja Lunde   (fic)

As If – Alban Goulden   (fic)

Fatal Trust – Todd M. Johnson   (mys)

Lie to Me – J.T. Ellison   (mys)

Sulfur Springs — William Kent Krueger   (mys)

Gone to Dust – Matt Goldman   (mys)

Exposed – Lisa Scottoline   (mys)

A United Kingdom   (DVD)

Middle School   (DVD)

Monster Trucks   (DVD)

A Monster Calls   (Blu-ray) (DVD)




The Asperger Teen’s Toolkit – Francis Musgrave   (ya 616.858832)

The Girl in Between – Sarah Carroll   (ya fic)

La Belle Sauvage – Philip Pullman   (ya fic)

This is How It Happened – Paula Stokes   (ya fic)

I See London, I See France – Sarah Mlynowski   (ya fic)

Into the Hurricane – Neil O. Connelly   (ya fic)

The Battle for Amphibopolis – Doug TenNapel   (j fic)

Broken Pride – Erin Hunter   (j fic)

The Door Before – N. D. Wilson   (j fic)

Joplin, Wishing – Diane Stanley   (j fic)

The Sands of Shark Island – Alexander McCall Smith   (j fic)

Darkness of Dragons – Tui T. Sutherland   (j fic)

The Wild Life   (j DVD)