At the Library for January 23rd, 2018

Updated 2018/01/22



‘Prairie Fires’ is a brand new biography of the much beloved Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter Rose; pieced together from newly released archives and unpublished manuscripts by Caroline Fraser, editor of the Little House books.


Michael Morpurgo retells ‘The Wizard of Oz’ from the dog’s point of view in ‘Toto.’


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 “Sloths”.  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.

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 local quilters.





Ageless Soul—Thomas Moore  (155.6719)

25 Years of 22 Minutes – Angela Mombourquette   (791.4572)

A History of Canada in Ten Maps – Adam Shoalts   (911.71)

The River of Consciousness – Oliver Sacks   (612.8233)

The Lose Your Belly Diet – Travis Stork   (613.25)

The Wisdom of Sundays – Oprah Winfrey   (204)

Forest Life – Wim Tewinkel   (634.99)

Prairie Fires – Caroline Fraser   (bio)

Dear World – Bana Alabed   (bio)

Penguin Lessons – Tom Michell   (bio)

The Promise of Dawn – Lauraine Snelling   (fic)

The Demon Crown – James Rollins   (fic)

A Duke in Shining Armor – Loretta Chase   (fic)

Power and Empire – Marc Cameron   (fic)

In This Moment – Karen Kingsbury   (fic)

The Gift – Shelley Shepard Gray   (fic)

Future Home of the Living God – Louise Erdrich   (fic)

Bryant & May: Wild Chamber – Christopher Fowler   (mys)

Killing Pace – Douglas Schofield   (mys)

Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance – Ruth Emmie Lang   (sci fic)

The Punch Escrow – Tal. M. Klein   (sci fic_

The Ballad of Black Bart – Loren D. Estleman   (west)

The Sacketts   (DVD)

The Wild Stallion   (DVD)

Mad Men: Final Season   (DVD)

Riper Street: Season 5   (DVD)

The 100: Season 4   (DVD)

House of Cards: Season 5   (DVD)

The Shack   (DVD)

Dark Angel   (DVD)

The Zookeeper’s Wife   (DVD)

The Living and The Dead   (DVD)





In Other Lands – Sarah Reese Brennan   (ya fic)

Tower of Dawn – Sarah J. Maas   (ya fic)

Night of Cake and Puppets – Laini Taylor   (ya fic)

Feral Youth – Shaun David Hutchinson   (ya fic)

Michael Vey: The Final Spark – Richard Paul Evans   (ya fic)

Nothing – Annie Barrows   (ya fic)

Believarexic – J.J. Johnson   (ya fic)

Release – Patrick Ness   (ya fic)

Warcross – Marie Lu   (ya fic)

The Secret History of US – Jessi Kirby   (ya fic)

Spellbook of the Lost and Found – Moira Fowley-Doyle   (ya fic)

Hidden Wildlife – Jim Arnosky   (591.472)

Engineered – Shannon Hunt   (j 620)

The Big Book of Hockey for Kids – Eric Zweig   (j 796.962)

The Adventurer’s Guide to Successful Escapes – Wade Albert White   (j fic)

Toto – Michael Morpurgo   (j fic)

Veggietales in the House: Puppies and Guppies   (j DVD)