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At the Library for February 6th, 2018

Updated 2018/02/05



Three local authors are new this week, with ‘Pitt Cain: The Hunt for Revenge’ by Grant McDowell; ‘Finding Hansen’ by Steen Jorgensen; and ‘Crocodiles and Ice’ by Jon Turk.


Valerie Bodden explores places that give people goosebumps in ‘Caves’ and ‘Ghost Towns.’


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 “Trains”.  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.

Stop by the Manual Training School (adjacent to the Library) and check out the Friends’ Audio Visual & Magazine Sale. There’s a great selection of magazines, DVDs, CDs, & audiobooks as well as books on cooking, comedy, & history. Harlequins, book bundles and Children’s picture books and readers are for sale also.  Friends’ members may attend on Friday, Feb. 16th from 5 pm to 7 pm.  Everyone is welcome on Saturday, Feb. 17th from 9 am to 4 pm.

Your donations for this event are most welcome.  We are accepting DVDs, CDs, Audio Books, Records and Cassettes of all ages as well as magazines published within the last three years (2015 & newer).  Books are accepted year round.   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.   For info call Marilyn at 250-489-6254.

On display this month is the amazing and beautiful embroidery of Gladys Quackenbush/

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:





Best of Bridge: The Family Slow-Cooker   (641.5884)

Calling Down the Sky – Rosanna Deerchild   (819.16)

The Case for Impeachment – Allan J. Lichtman   (342.73062)

2018 Standard Catalog of World Coins   (737.40216)

Crocodiles and Ice – Jon Turk   (910.92)

Dead Reckoning – Kenneth McGoogan   (917.1904)

Fire Road: The Napalm Girl’s Journey… Kim Phuc   (bio)

The Heart’s Invisible Furies – John Boyne   (fic)

Pitt Cain: The Hunt for Revenge – Grant McDowell   (fic)

The Boat People – Sharon Bala   (fic)

Fools and Mortals – Bernard Cornwell   (fic)

Forest Dark – Nicole Krauss   (fic)

The Blessing – Wanda E. Brunstetter   (fic)

The Seekers – Wanda E. Brunstetter   (fic)

Lost in September – Kathleen Winter   (fic)

The Woman in the Wood – Lesley Pearse   (fic)

Dark Winds Rising – Mark Noce   (fic)

Finding Hansen – Steen Jorgensen   (fic)

The Proving – Beverly Lewis   (fic)

Sing, Unburied, Sing – Jesmyn Ward   (fic)

Promise Not to Tell – Jayne Ann Krentz   (fic)

Dead Man’s Bridge – Robert J. Mrazek   (fic)

Ellen in Pieces – Caroline Adderson   (fic)

Sunset Lullaby – Robin Gunn Jones   (fic)

The Vanishing Season – Joanna Schaffhausen   (mys)

99 Red Balloons – Elisabeth Carpenter   (mys)

Beach, Breeze, and Bloodshed – John Keyse-Walker   (mys)

Dead Man’s Canon – Lauran Paine   (mys)

City of Endless Night – Douglas Preston   (mys)

Magpie Murders – Anthony Horowitz   (mys)

State Secrets – Quintin Jardine  (mys)

Bringing Maggie Home – Kim Vogel Sawyer   (mys)

The Imam of Tawi-Tawi – Ian Hamilton   (mys)

Spy   (Blu-ray)

Slow West   (Blu-ray)

The Case for Christ   (DVD)

All is Lost   (DVD)









How to Code – Max Wainewright   (j 005.133)

Soccer Rules – Megan Cooley Peterson   (j 796.334)

Caves – Valerie Bodden   (j 133.122)

Ghost Towns – Valerie Bodden   (j 133.122)

Enchanted   (j DVD)




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