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At the Library for January 16th, 2018

Updated 2018/01/17


In ‘The Other Alcott,’ Elise Hooper explores the life of Louisa May Alcott’s youngest sister May, who was the basis for her novel ‘Little Women’

Honeybaked Hamster struggles against Madame Wigglesworth for the presidency of the human-free realm in Peter Hannan’s ‘Petlandia.’

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 “Penguins”. 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 are gearing up for the Audio Visual & Magazine Sale on Feb. 16th and 17th in the Manual Training School. Friends members may attend on Friday, Feb. 16th from 5 pm to 7 pm. Sat. Feb. 17th is for everyone and operates from 9 am to 4 pm.
Your donations for this event at most welcome. We are accepting, DVDs, CDs, Audio Books, Records of all ages. Also magazines published within the last three years (2015 & newer). Please bring these items to the circulation desk in the Library. Here’s your chance to declutter your home and help the Friends help the Library. Please contact Marilyn at 250-489-625 for details.
Check out the Friend’s library shelves by the checkout. There are many books or healthy eating as well as mystery, biography and fiction. For $2 each you can’t go wrong.
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 an incredibly beautiful array of handcrafted quilts, all made by the Library’s Wednesday afternoon quilting club.

And just a brief shout-out to one of our patrons—India Sherret—who just happened to win bronze in ski cross at the World Cup in Sweden over the weekend. All our congratulations India!


The Whole 30 Fast & Easy Cookbook – Melissa Hartwig (641.563)
Growing Fruit in Northern Gardens – Sara Williams (634.09712)
Best Places to Bird in British Columbia – Russell Cannings (598.09711)
Make Great Art on Your iPad – Alison Jardine (776)
Dead Reckoning — Carys Cragg (364.1523)
100 Years, 100 Moments: A Centennial of NHL Hockey – Scott Morrison (796.962)
AMC’s Real Trail Meals – Ethan Hipple (641.578)
Forcing Choice – J. Patrick Boyer (328.271)
Fashion Jewelry – Courtney Legenhausen (739.27)
Land-Use Planning – Howard Epstein (346.71045)
The World’s Most Travelled Man – Mike Spencer Brown (910.41)
God: A Human History – Reza Aslan (211)
Blessed in Darkness – Joel Osteen (248.86)
Mad City – Michael Arntfield (364.1523)
The Shattered Lens — Jonathan Alpeyrie (bio)
Honouring High Places – Junko Tabei (bio)
Endurance – Scott Kelly (bio)
The Other Alcott – Elise Hooper (fic)
The Longest Night – Andria Williams (fic)
The Last Mrs. Parrish – Liv Constantine (fic)
Wish You Were Here – Renee Carlino (fic)
Gwendy’s Button Box – Stephen King (fic)
Wyoming Winter – Diana Palmer (fic)
The Names of Dead Girls – Eric Rickstad (mys)
Sleep No More – P.D. James (mys)
Mind Game – Iris Johansen (mys)
The Anthill Murders – Hans Olav Lahlum (mys)
Act of Betrayal – Matthew Dunn (mys)
Righteous – Joe Ide (mys)
The Noble Dead – Barb Hendee (sci fic)
Cold Iron – Stina Leicht (sci fic)
Murdoch Mysteries: Season 10 (DVD)
Game of Thrones: Season 7 (DVD)
Game of Thrones: Conquest & Rebellion (DVD)
Longmire: Season 5 (DVD)
Fargo: Year 3 (DVD)
Midsomer Murders: Series 19 (DVD)
Christmas Miracle at Sage Creek (DVD)
The Glass Castle (DVD)
The Vietnam War: Volumes 1 & 2 (DVD)
The Lost City of Z (Blu-ray) (DVD)


Petlandia – Peter Hannan (j fic)
The Lights Under the Lake – Sophie Cleverly (j fic)
The Painting – Charis Cotter (j fic)
Despicable Me 3 (j Blu-ray) (j DVD)
Cars 3 (j Blu-ray) (j DVD)

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