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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


At the Library for December 24th, 2019

Last Updated 2019/12/24

    Lee Child explores the legacy of fictional heroes and how they impact the modern world in his first work of nonfiction titled ‘The Hero.’   ‘Bethany Blair and the Bugs in Her Hair’ and ‘The Tiny Tings Timothy Saw’ are two new brightly illustrated and delightful children’s books by Cranbrook’s Ariadne Appletree.  


At the Library for December 17th, 2017

Last Updated 2019/12/17

    In ‘Mudlark,’ Lara Maiklem describes the archaeological treasures she finds along the River Thames, helping to piece together London’s history as far back as 43 AD.   A young girl uses storytelling to help her cope with chronic illness in Sarah Winifred’s ‘Sincerely, Harriet.’   Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00


At the Library for December 10th, 2019

Last Updated 2019/12/10

  In ‘Touched by the Sun’ singer Carly Simon explains how a brief meeting led to a life-long friendship with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Geronimo Stilton must once again travel to the Kingdom of Fantasy and rescue five princes in his latest adventure ‘The Island of Dragons.’ Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am,


At the Library for December 3rd, 2019.

Last Updated 2019/12/03

    From baby to angst-ridden teen, Pamela Paul gives parents all the tools needed to instill a love of reading in their children in her latest book ‘How to Raise a Reader.’   In ‘Girl Scientists’ author Virginia Loh-Hagan examines the top women scientists who have made a serious impact, often outpacing their male


At the Library for November 26th, 2019

Last Updated 2019/11/26

    Ken McGoogan charts the Scots who chose to settle in Canada after being evicted from their ancestral homelands in his latest book ‘Flight of the Highlanders.’   Whatever young Polly writes in her new book comes to life—sometimes with dire consequences in Alice Kuiper’s brightly illustrated ‘Polly Diamond and the Magic Book.’  


At the Library for November 19th, 2019

Last Updated 2019/11/19

  Crime writer Walter Mosley (The Devil in a Blue Dress) explains what exactly every good story needs in his latest work ‘The Elements of Fiction.’   Long-time Cranbrook teacher Jack Sandberg has published his first book—a brightly illustrated and lyrical Christmas story titled ‘Ruby the Hummingbird.’   Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at


At the Library for November 12th, 2019

Last Updated 2019/11/12

    Henry Russell’s ‘Around the World in 80 Novels’ is a grand tour of literary destinations guaranteed to make one start packing.   A new shopping mall seeks to thwart Squirell-Girl’s plans in Shannon Hale’s ‘2 Fuzzy 2 Furious.’   Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm; Family Story Time


At the Library for November 5th, 2019

Last Updated 2019/11/05

    Timothy C. Winegard’s ‘Mosquito’ explores the history of this buzzing pest, who has actually been responsible for the death of 50 percent of all humans who have ever lived.   ‘Owling’ by Mark Wilson is a brilliantly illustrated guide to the world of this mysterious night bird.   Preschool Story Time is this


At the Library for October 29th, 2019

Last Updated 2019/10/29

    Elton John describes his extraordinary musical life, all the while making fun of himself in his hilarious, touching, and aptly titled memoir ‘Me.’   A young girl searches for something called the Goldilocks planet in Curtis Manley’s latest book ‘Just Right.’   Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm;