At the Library for September 18th, 2018

Updated 2018/09/17

Phillip K. Dick looks at what the world would look like had German and Japan won World War Two in his highly acclaimed novel ‘The Man in the High Castle.’

A middle-school student discovers roller derby just as her and her best friend are on the outs in Victoria Jamieson’s ‘Roller Girl.’

Storytime returns this week! 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 the letter “A”. Baby Laptime is every Thursday at 11 am.
The Annual Fall Book Sale of the Friends of the Library and the Sunrise Rotary will be held in the Ktunaxa Gym (opposite the Library) from Oct. 17th to 21st. Wed. Oct. 17th is membership Day from 11 am to 5 pm. Buy your $10 membership at the door and have first pick of the books & 10% off. Thursday, Oct. 18th is from 11 am to 9 pm for late night shopping convenience. Friday & Sat., Oct. 19th & 20th, from 11 am to 5 pm; Sunday Oct. 21st is the Bag Sale from 9:30 am to noon. Fill your “Friends of the Library” bag for $5. Only these bags can be used. Friends bags can be purchased at the door if you need them.
Donations of books, DVDs, CDs, & audio books in good condition, are being accepted for this sale at the front circulation desk of the Library. Encyclopedias will not be accepted. For further info call Marilyn 250-489-6254. Come on out and find some great readers at great prices!
To help celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,’ Overdrive will be making the eBook available for unlimited access from August 27th to September 10th, 2018. Just either go to our Library2Go link, https://bcpl.overdrive.com/ or through the Libby app https://meet.libbyapp.com/ and celebrate the magic.

Our website with all kinds of great information and links can be found at: www.cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca
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On display this month is the heartfelt tribute to local and much loved teacher Brian Mackie.

ADULT NEWLY ACQUIRED ITEMS:

1918: Winning the War, Losing the War – Matthias Strohn (940.4)
How to Change Your Mind – Michael Pollan (615.7883)
Twilight of the Gods – Steven Hyden (781.66)
Wild Moms – Carin Bondar (591.563)
Scorn – Matthew Parris (808.87)
The Modern Witchcraft Book of Natural Magick – Judy Ann Nock (133.43)
A Heart Most Certain – Melissa Jagears (fic)
The Bookshop at Water’s End – Patti Callahan Henry (fic)
Anna, Like Thunder – Peggy Herring (fic)
On Island – Pat Carney (fic)
The Table of Less Valued Knights – Marie Phillips (fic)
An Extraordinary Destiny – Shekhar Paleja (fic)
Texas Free – Janet Dailey (fic)
My Dear Hamilton – Stephanie Dray (fic)
Mama’s Boy – David Goudreault (fic)
The Last Time I Lied – Riley Sager (mys)
Corpse at the Crystal Palace – Carola Dunn (mys)
The Flight Attendant – Chris Bohjalian (mys)
Give Out Creek – J. G. Toews (mys)
Half the World – Joe Abercrombie (sci fic)
Half a War – Joe Abercrombie (sci fic)
Vox – Christina Dalcher (sci fic)
The Man in the High Castle – Philip K. Dick (sci fic)
Ghost Talkers – Mary Robinette Kowal (sci fic)
Bookburners – Max Gladstone (sci fic)

YOUNG ADULT & CHILDREN’S NEWLY ACQUIRED ITEMS:

Star Wars, The Last Jedi: Incredible Cross-Sections (j791.4372)
Roller Girl – Victoria Jamieson (j fic)
Jay Versus the Saxophone of Doom – Kara Kootstra (j fic)