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Closure Notice for March 17th, 2020

Last Updated 2020/03/17

Effective 4 pm, Monday, March 16, 2020 The Cranbrook Public Library will be closed temporarily for an indefinite period of time in support of City-wide efforts to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. The health and safety of our staff and patrons is of utmost importance. All Library programs are CANCELLED. No fines or


At the Library for March 10th, 2020

Last Updated 2020/03/10

    Caroline Moorehead’s “A House in the Mountains’ tells the gripping story of four young Italian women who actively resisted German invaders when their country changed sides in 1943.   Everyone’s favorite Australian children entertainers are back with a brand new DVD—‘The Wiggles: Party Time.’   Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00


At the Library for March 3rd, 2020

Last Updated 2020/03/03

    ‘Trapline Outlaw’ is the tale of Simon Peter Gunanoot: a Hazleton, BC trapper who is accused of murdering two men in 1906. Instead of facing trial, he and his family (wife, children, parents, and in-laws) hid in the BC wilderness for 13 years. Written by David Ricardo Williams—a practicing trial lawyer—the story of


At the Library for February 25th, 2020

Last Updated 2020/02/25

    A new edition of ‘Sandition’ is here—Jane Austen’s great unfinished novel.   Holly Black finishes her Folk of Air trilogy with her young adult fantasy novel ‘The Queen of Nothing.’   Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm; Family Story Time is Wednesday at 6:30 pm; and Toddler Story


At the Library for February 18th, 2020

Last Updated 2020/02/18

    Fascism drives members of Italian nobility to relocate in Vernon, BC, in Laisha Rosnau’s new novel ‘Little Fortress.’   In ‘Eek, You Reek,” author Jane Yolen has written a selection of poems all about animals that stink.   Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm; Family Story Time is


At the Library for February 11th, 2020

Last Updated 2020/02/07

    Virginia Barlow’s ‘The Wicked Sister’ is a twist on Cinderella with a regency romance setting. Virginia will be giving a reading of her book at the Library this Valentines Day at 4 pm.   Everyone’s favourite childhood explorer gets her own live action movie in ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold.’ Swiper


At the Library for February 4th, 2020

Last Updated 2020/02/04

    Gare Joyce charts the phenomenal career of Sidney Crosby, as well the impact concussions have had on one of the games greatest players in her latest book ‘Most Valuable.’   Cressida Cowell returns to the magical and dangerous land of Wildwoods with her latest book ‘Knock Three Times.’ Preschool Story Time is this


At the Library for January 28th, 2020

Last Updated 2020/01/28

    In ‘God Save the Queens,’ Kathy Iandoli profiles the most successful women in Hip Hop Music.     Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm; Family Story Time is Wednesday at 6:30 pm; and Toddler Story Time is 10:00 and 11:00 am. Both will be all about Pajamas!  Baby


At the Library for January 22, 2019

Last Updated 2020/01/23

    Novelist and travel writer Paul Theroux describes his journey as he drove the entire length of the US / Mexico border in his latest book ‘On The Plain of Snakes.’   Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm; Family Story Time is Wednesday at 6:30 pm; and Toddler Story


At the Library for January 14th, 2020

Last Updated 2020/01/14

    Adam Shoalts charts his solo journey across the Canadian Arctic in his latest book ‘Beyond the Trees.’   Valerie Boden’s ‘Sharks’ explores folktales and science in her latest book for young readers.   Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm; Family Story Time is Wednesday at 6:30 pm; and