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At the Library for December 27th, 2017

Updated 2017/12/27



‘Waking the Spirit’ is Andrew Schulman’s tale of how Bach’s St. Matthew Passion played through headphones brought him out of brain-damaging coma. Since then he has dedicated his life to playing music in surgical ICU departments.


Jennifer Mathieu tells the story of a teenage girl who starts a feminist revolution against her high school’s football team in ‘Moxie.’


Please note the Library will be closed this Saturday, December 23rd through till Monday, December 26th, and again the Library will be closed at 3pm on Sunday, December 31st, and will reopen on Monday, January 2nd for regular hours. We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season.


FOOD FOR FINES: For the entire month of December, the Library will be accepting donations of non-perishable food as payment for overdue fines. One item will be worth one dollar of fines. Any canned or boxed non-perishable food items will be accepted. All donations will be delivered to the food bank throughout the holiday season. This is a great way to get rid of those pesky overdue fines while helping others in need.

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 warm and festive Christmas display by Kathy Simon.






Sons and Soldiers – Bruce Henderson   (940.5318)

Pushing the Limits – Kelly Gallagher-Mackay   (370.971)

Journey to Justice – Denice Barrie   (347.71)

Wills and Estates Collection – People’s Law School   (346.811056)

Lifelong Yoga – Sage Roundtree   (613.7046)

The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry – Ann Martin   (745.54)

De-Escalate – Douglas Noll   (303.369)

Life 3.0 – Max Tegmark   (006.301)

Shame Nation – Sue Scheff   (302.343)

Healthy Back Anatomy – Phillip Striano   (617.56)

Rowing the Northwest Passage – Kevin Vallely   (910.916327)

The End of Alzheimer’s – Dale E. Bredesen   (616.831)

Are We Screwed – George Dembicki   (363.73874)

A Bold and Dangerous Family – Caroline Moorehead   (945.0910922)

I Spy a Great Reader – Jackie French   (649.53)

The Four Tendencies – Gretchen Craft Rubin   (155.264)

The Man from the Train – Bill James   (616.831)

Modern Cider – Emma Christensen   (641.26)

Waking the Spirit – Andrew Schulman   (bio)

Keeping My Sister’s Secrets – Beezy Marsh   (bio)

Capital Gaines – Chip Gaines   (bio)

Harry: A Wilderness Dog Saga – Chris Fzajkowski   (bio)

Dirty Windshields – Grant Lawrence   (bio)

Seven Days of Us – Francesca Hornak   (fic)

The Romanov Ransom – Clive Cussler   (fic)

Karolina’s Twins – Ronald H. Balson   (fic)

The Stolen Marriage – Diane Chamberlain   (fic)

Nightblind – Ragnar Jonasson   (mys)

Dangerous Illusions – Irene Hannon   (mys)

The Ghost of Christmas Past – Rhys Bowen   (mys)

An Old, Cold Grave – Iona Whishaw   (mys)

A Killer in King’s Cove – Iona Whishaw   (mys)

Death in a Darkening Mist – Iona Whishaw   (mys)

Going in Style   (DVD)

The Big Bang Theory: Seasons 9 & 10   (DVD)

Follow Me Boys    (DVD)









The Way Back Home – Allan Stratton   (ya fic)

Moxie – Jennifer Mathieu   (ya fic)

Genuine Fraud – E. Lockhart   (ya fic)

A Bear’s Life – Ian McAlister   (j 599.78)

Rocks & Minerals – Simon Seymour   (j 522)

My First Book of Chinese Words – Faye-Lynn Wu   (j 495.1)

My First Book of Korean Words – Henry J. Amen   (j 795.7)

Abby in Wonderland – Sarah Mlynowski   (j fic)

Russia – Amy Rechner   (j 947)

Barbie: A Perfect Christmas   (j DVD)



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