At the Library for March 27th, 2018

Updated 2018/03/26



Using images drawn by her husband, Brigitte Findakly tells the story of growing up under Saddam Hussein’s regime in the graphic novel ‘Poppies of Iraq.’


A group of teenage skiers find themselves injured and trapped on the wrong of side of a mountain in Melinda Braun’s ‘Avalanche.’


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 “Bugss”.  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.

Come and discover your spring & summer reading at the Mini Book Sale of the Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library. There are books, DVDs, & CDs for all ages and interests. A wide variety of topics from outdoor pursuits, cooking, crafts, the Kootenays, newer releases, mystery, fiction, health and more can be found.   Friday, April 6th from 5 pm to 7 pm is for Friends Members only. Everyone is welcome on Saturday, April 7th from 9 am to 4 pm in the Manual Training School (adjacent to the Library). Proceeds from this sale will be used to support programs and services of the Cranbrook Public Library.If you have books, DVDs, CDs at home gathering dust, please consider donating them to the Friends.    Donations are accepted year round at the Circulation Desk in the Library.

LIBBY is the Library’s brand new reading app which finally makes it easy to check out thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks. Simply download the app from here: Then simply choose the Cranbrook Library, enter your library card, and that is it. No more passwords, phone numbers, extra software, or different website to navigate through. LIBBY is awesome!


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

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Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook – Laurel Randolph   (641.587)

Friendly Facts – Margaret Anne Carter   (618.9285)

Poppies of Iraq – Brigitte Findakly   (741.5092)

A Chronology of Art – Iain Zaczek   (709)

Enlightenment Now – Steven Pinker   (303.44)

2018 Charlton Coin Guide – M. Drake   (737.4971)

You Might Be from Canada If… — Michael de Adder   (741.5971)

All American Murder – James Patterson   (364.1523)

Good Grief – Theresa Caputo   (133.91)

The Spice Diet – Judson Todd Allen   (613.25)

Hemingway in Love – A. E. Hotchner   (bio)

Mapmaker – Barbara Mitchell   (bio)

The Cowboy in Me – Robin Langford   (bio)

Every Note Played – Lisa Genova   (fic)

The Great Alone – Kristin Hannah   (fic)

Only Killers and Thieves – Paul Howarth   (fic)

Deep River Net – Patrick Lane   (fic)

Every Note Played – Lisa Genova   (fic)

The Rule of Stephens – Timothy L. Taylor   (fic)

Munich – Robert Harris   (fic)

Night Moves – Alex Delaware   (mys)

A Dangerous Crossing – Ausma Zehanat Khan   (mys)

The Punishment She Deserves – Elizabeth George   (mys)

Force of Nature – Jane Harper   (mys)

Fifty Fifty – James Paterson   (mys)

Poison – John Lescroart   (mys)

Tangerine – Christine Mangan   (mys)

The Philosopher’s Flight – Tom Miller   (sci fic)

Darkest Hour   (DVD)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri   (Blu-ray) (DVD)





Mask of Shadows – Linsey Miller   (ya fic)

Our Chemical Hearts – Krystal Sutherland   (ya fic)

The Inevitable Victoria Thing – E.K. Johnston   (ya fic)

Avalanche – Melinda Braun   (ya fic)