Library Corner – Week of May 28, 2018

Updated 2018/05/23

Canada Decoration Day

We will remember them. June 1st is Decoration Day: Canada’s Forgotten First Remembrance Day. Come in and check out the display table dedicated to the hidden history of the Battle of Ridgeway.  In remembrance and for your reading enjoyment, nine top historical fiction authors share stories of love, strength, and renewal as hope takes root in Fall of Poppies – Stories of Love and the Great War.

Call for Volunteers

We only need a few more volunteers to work three shifts at Mrs. Lucci’s on our behalf (Fri. June 29th 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Sat. June 30th 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.).  Thank you volunteers for coming to our aid once again for this fundraiser!

Summer Reading Club

 Join the fun at the Library’s Summer Reading Club from July 3rd to August 16th, every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Free activities, reading, snacks, games and more!  The program is open to all children five to twelve years of age.  This is a drop-in program, but in order to be better prepared, pre-registration is greatly appreciated.  If you have any questions, please either stop by the Library or give us a call at (204)345-2653.

 What’s New?

In A Harvest of Thorns, Corban Addison writes an exposé of the underbelly of the international fashion industry.

The battle of the sexes just got thrilling in Matchup, an anthology of short stories co-written by pairs of twenty-two female and male thriller writers, edited by Lee Child.

Only two can keep a secret if one of them is dead. David and Adele seem like the ideal pair. He’s a successful psychiatrist; she is his picture-perfect wife who adores him. But why is he so controlling? And why is she keeping things hidden?  Find out, in Behind Her Eyes, an eerie thriller by Sarah Pinborough.

In the aftermath of an attack that leaves her separated from the rest of the elite paramilitary team, communications expert Jina escapes to the desert determined to evade the enemy and reconnect with her unit before they are exfiltrated, in The Woman Left Behind by Linda Howard.

Fredrik Welin is a seventy-year-old former surgeon who retired in disgrace years ago, who is now content to live out his years in quiet solitude.  After the Fire by Henning Mankell is an intimate portrait of a recluse who is forced to open himself up to a world he’d left behind.

Declared a person of interest when a body is discovered under the floor of her home, London psychologist Frieda Klein realizes that a copycat killer is responsible before she finds herself caught between two obsessive murderers, in Sunday Silence by Nicci French.

Catalogue and Events details are available at the Library website