At the Library for May 21st, 2019.

Updated 2019/05/19



In ‘The Pursuit of Endurance,’ Jennifer Pharr Davis describes how she broke the world record for hiking the Appalachian Trail, which she did in 46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes. Davis will also be visiting the Library on July 28th.


‘Finding Dorothy’ is the fictionalized story of how L. Frank Baum’s widow tried to keep her husband’s vision true during MGM’s filming of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ in 1939.


StoryTime and Baby LapTime are both on hiatus until September. Our Summer Reading Club is right around the corner. Keep checking this column for details, or contact us at the Library.


The Sizzling Summer Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold this book sale in the Manual Training School, adjacent to the Library.   Friday, June 7th is for Members only, 5 pm to 7 pm. Saturday, June 8th– Everyone is Welcome from 9 am to 4 pm. Come and find your summer reading. There are loads of book bundles and beach reads as well as a host of other topics for all ages. Your donations of books, CDs, & DVDs are welcome at the circulation desk in the Library.  Call Marilyn 250-489-6254 for info.


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


Worried about internet privacy and safety? Check out our new TECH HELP page, which offers a comprehensive yet easy to learn steps to protect yourself.

Tech Help


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 fantastic outdoor paintings of Yoki Prints, courtesy of Jurgen Flemming.





Queen Bey – Veronica Chalmers   (782.4216)

Tech Generation – Mike Brooks   (303.4834)

Night Became Years – Jason Stefanik   (811.6)

Keto Friendly Recipes – Jennifer Marie Garza   (641.56383)

BioDiet – David G. Harper   (613.2833)

The Pursuit of Endurance – Jennifer Pharr Davis   (796.51)

The Book You Were Born To Write – Kelly Notaras   (808.02)

The Trial of Lizzie Borden – Cara Robertson   (345.7440252)

The Perfect Predator – Steffanie Strathdee   (610.724)

18 Miles – Christopher Dewdney   (551.5)

Unsavory Truth – Marion Nestle   (664.00973)

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor – Donald Robertson   (188)

Imagining Child Welfare in the Spirit of Reconciliation   (362.70971)

A Way to Garden – Kelly Roach  (635)

Kayanerenkó:wa – Kayanesenh Paul Williams   (340.527)

Witchery – Juliet Diaz   (133.43)

The Healing Magic of Forest Bathing – Julia Plevin   (155.91)

The Science of Science Fiction – Mark Brake   (809.38762)

Counting Sheep – Axel Linden   (bio)

The Better Sister – Alafair Burke   (fic)

Blessing in Disguise – Danielle Steel   (fic)

Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens   (fic)

House on Fire – Bonnie Kistler   (fic)

Little Faith – Nickolas Butler   (fic)

Court of Lies – Gerry Spence   (fic)

Lost Roses – Martha Hall Kelly   (fic)

Finding Dorothy – Elizabeth Letts   (fic)

The Woman in the Blue Cloak – Deon Meyer   (mys)

Neon Prey – John Sandford   (mys)

Icarus – Deon Meyer   (mys)

The 13-Minute Murder – James Patterson   (mys)

Storm Cursed – Patricia Briggs   (sci fic)

Indivisible   (DVD)

Breaking Brooklyn   (DVD)




Fancy Nancy: Ohh la la   (j DVD)