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At the Library for March 5th, 2019

Updated 2019/03/05

Markus Torgeby could break running records in training, yet always lost during competitions. To figure out why, he spent four years living in the Swedish woods; living in a tent while running as much as he could. His book ‘The Runner’ tells of this remarkable and unusual journey of one person’s quest to find themselves.

Roz the Robot finds herself stranded on an island with no memory of how she got there in Peter Brown’s ‘The Wild Robot.’

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 Silly! Baby Laptime is every Thursday at 11 am.

Come and discover your spring reading at the Friends of the Library’s “Spring Fling Book Sale”. It will be at the Manual Training School adjacent to the Library. Friday March 29th from 5 pm to 7 pm is for Friends’ members. Saturday, March 30th from 9 am to 4 pm everyone is welcome.
There are books, DVDs, CDs, & audiobooks for all ages and interests. 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. Donations are accepted year round at the circulation desk in the Library.

Our website with all kinds of great information and links can be found at:

We also have a new JUST FOR TEENS section on our website, located here:


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 are the incredible sculptures and oil paintings of Jeannette Oostlander.


Surveying the Great Divide – Jay Sherwood (971.2302)
How to Be Successful in Spite of Yourself – Ann Kaplan (650.1)
Bert Riggall’s Greater Waterton – Beth Towe (971.234)
The Runner – Markus Torgeby (796.42092)
The Neuroscience Bible – Jon Turney (612.82)
The Elements Bible – Rebecca Mileham (546.8)
I’m Afraid of Men – Vivek Shraya (bio)
Moving On – Larry McMurtry (fic)
Somebody’s Darling – Larry McMurtry (fic)
The Forgotten Guide to Happiness – Sophie Jenkins (fic)
Tell Tale – Jeffrey Archer (fic)
Jonny Appleseed – Joshua Whitehead (fic)
That Time I Loved You – Carrianne Leung (fic)
The Cold Summer – Gianrio Carofiglio (mys)
Paul is Dead – C.C. Benison (mys)
The Mortal Word – Genevieve Cogman (mys)
Restless Creature (DVD)
Diana, 7 Days (DVD)
The Jazz Loft (DVD)
Mountain (DVD)
Hockey’s Lost Boy (DVD)
The Heart Guy, Series 2 (DVD)
The Gardener (Blu-ray)
Shark Mountain (DVD)
Little Stones (Blu-ray)


The Wild Robot – Peter Brown (j fic)

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