Mike’s Booknotes


At the Library for November 15th, 2016

Last Updated 2016/11/14

    In ‘The 37th Parallel,’ author Ben Mezrich tells the true story of a computer programmer who spends his free time tracking down UFO sightings along a 3,000 mile stretch of American highway.   Merrie-Ellen Wilcox explains to younger readers just how honey bees are vital to the planet’s wellbeing, and what steps can


At the Library for November 8th, 2106

Last Updated 2016/11/07

  We are pleased to announce the availability of our updated digital magazine service Zinio for Libraries. Zinio features full-color, digital editions for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. Patrons are able to select both new and back issues, adding them to personal reading libraries with no holds, no checkout periods, and no


At the Library for November 1st, 2016

Last Updated 2016/10/31

We are pleased to announce the availability of our updated digital magazine service Zinio for Libraries. Zinio features full-color, digital editions for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. Patrons are able to select both new and back issues, adding them to personal reading libraries with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits


At the Library for October 25, 2016

Last Updated 2016/10/24

We are pleased to announce the availability of our updated digital magazine service Zinio for Libraries. Zinio features full-color, digital editions for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. Patrons are able to select both new and back issues, adding them to personal reading libraries with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits


A VISIT TO THE CRANBROOK PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL GET YOU THINKING

Last Updated 2016/10/17

The Province has proclaimed October as Library Month – it’s a great time to celebrate literacy and check out your local library to see how it’s evolving to support your community today. Libraries help British Columbians from all walks of life access the services and programs they need to be successful in our changing world.


At the Library for October 18th, 2016

Last Updated 2016/10/17

Nujeen is the memoir of Nujeen Mustafa, who escaped war-torn Syria into Germany, which is all the more miraculous as she suffers from cerebral palsy and is wheelchair bound. Camile McCue teachers youngsters how to write computer code with a series of games humorous puzzles. Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15


At the Library for October 11, 2013

Last Updated 2016/10/09

Tracey Borman reveals a behind the scenes look at the secrets and scandals attributed to Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, and Elizabeth I in her highly anticipated book ‘The Private Lives of the Tudors.’ Dustin Milligan’s ‘Bario Leblieux’ is a brightly illustrated look at the activist’s work on ensuring Canadian children had a constitutional right to


At the Library for October 4th, 2016

Last Updated 2016/10/03

‘Love is All You Need’ is Jennifer Arnold’s latest work on her unique dog training model, which believes that dogs are so attuned to their owner’s emotions, that verbal commands like “sit” and “stay” are never needed. Mark Bechtel teams with Sports Illustrated to create a brightly illustrated and informative book of our national sport


At the Library for September 27th, 2016

Last Updated 2016/09/26

Much like Steve Jobs (Apple), Noah Glass (Twitter), George Zimmer (Men’s Warehouse), and David Neelman (Jet Blue), Brownie Wise was fired from the company she had built. In ‘Life of the Party,’ Bob Kealing charts the meteoric rise of Brownie and her company Tupperware, until she was not only let go, but any reference to


Job Posting: Youth Intern – Technology Trainer

Last Updated 2016/09/25

The Cranbrook Public Library seeks an outgoing, resourceful, goals-oriented individual to train people, individually and in groups, how to use a wide range of technological and online resources. In collaboration with other library staff, the youth intern creates, plans, promotes, and delivers people-centred technology related training sessions and services. This individual will also help maintain