Library Corner – Week of April 9, 2018

Updated 2018/04/03

Celebrating Stories and Music

The Library is hosting our 6th annual “Celebrating Stories and Music” on Thursday, April 19th. The evening kicks off at 7:00 p.m. There will be a short intermission mid-way to enjoy refresh­ments and get to know our talented guests. We are pleased to have Stories presented by Brenda McKenzie, an artist and author from Pinawa. Her illustrations are seen in Peggy Halstead’s book “Teddy ‘n’ Me.”  Her novel “Loving You” follows a couple who become caregivers to the family matriarch who has developed dementia. Music will be presented by Hannah Leigh Strachan and her students from Vivo Harmonics Music. Free admission! We hope to see you all here!

Mark your calendars!  Friday, May 4th is the date for the Library’s annual Spring Tea.  Further details are forthcoming.

 

What’s New?

For our early years readers, from the Mighty Machines in Action – Blastoff! Readers, Level 2 series, we have Concrete Mixers; Snowplows; Zamboni Ice Resurfacers; Helicopters; Earth Movers; and Big Rigs.

Just in time for the NHL Hockey Playoffs, we have Don Cherry’s Sports Heroes, with the Foreword by Bobby Orr.

Enter Anna Kendrick’s world and follow her rise from “Scrappy Little Nobody” to somebody who dazzles on the stage, the screen, and now the page.

When her volatile, former POW father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of their lack of preparedness in the wake of a dangerous winter season, in Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

A hostile relationship with her sister and a complicated past with her father’s second wife have kept Robin estranged from her family for many years. But when her father’s new family is brutally attacked in what first appears to be a random home invasion and Robin returns home to care for her young stepsister, dark family secrets are revealed that may put them all in grave danger, in The Bad Daughter by Joy Fielding.

The home of a family of five is now a crime scene: four of them savagely murdered, one–a sixteen-year-old girl–missing. Was she lucky to have escaped? Or is her absence evidence of something sinister? Detective D.D. Warren is on the case–but so is survivor-turned-avenger Flora Dane, in Look for Me by Lisa Gardner.

Back in the Saddle is the first book in a captivating western romance and family-centered inspirational drama series by Ruth Logan Herne; and Jill Eileen Smith presents A Passionate Hope: Hannah’s Story, the 4th book in the Daughters of the Promised Land series.

Catalogue and Events details are available at the Library website www.lacdubonnetlibrary.ca.