At the Library for August 21, 2018

Updated 2018/08/19

Squamish resident Jan Redford tells of her life as a nomadic rock climber, a mother, and a woman who risks all to win her future back in ‘End of the Rope.’

Julie Murphy looks at dating, summer camp, and the perils of being an overweight teen in the often humorous and heartbreaking teen novel ‘Puddin.’

The closing ceremonies for the 2018 Summer Reading Club will be on Tuesday, August 21st at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm as well as on Wednesday, August 22nd at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. The Library wants to thank all the participants, parents, and community partners who helped make this another successful summer. It was another record breaker with 621 readers!! Congratulations to each of you!!

PRONUNCIATOR is the Library’s brand new language learning app. Learn one of 80 languages for free with your library card. Pronunicator can be used on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Users have access to live courses, self paced learning modules, special interest modules, citizenship preparation and more! All you need is your library card to get started. It can be accessed via our website: https://www.cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca/
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: https://meet.libbyapp.com/. 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!
Our website with all kinds of great information and links can be found at: www.cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca
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:

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On display this month is a collection of unusual items collected by the staff here at the Library.

ADULT NEWLY ACQUIRED ITEMS:

Lifelong Yoga – Sage Rountree (613.7046)
Low-Mess Crafts for Kids – Debbie Chapman (745.5)
End of the Rope – Jan Redford (bio)
So Much Life Left Over – Louis De Bernieres (fic)
Starlight – Richard Wagamese (fic)
Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding – Rhys Bowen (mys)
A Darkness of the Heart – Gail Bowen (mys)
The Money Shot – Stuart Woods (mys)
Tailspin – Sandra Brown (mys)
Creep – R. M. Greenaway (mys)
An Unwanted Guest – Shari Lapena (mys)
The Red Power Murders – Thomas King (mys) (CD audio)

YOUNG ADULT & CHILDREN’S NEWLY ACQUIRED ITEMS:

Puddin’ – Julie Murphy (ya fic)
Incredibles 2: The Official Guide (j 791.4372)