Library Corner – Week of August 6, 2018

Updated 2018/08/01

Summer Reading Club Wind-Up

“Under the Sea” Summer Reading Club is quickly coming to an end. Tuesday August 7th & 14th and Thursday August 9th & 16th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., you can still join in the activities, games, snacks and stories at the Library.  The STAR DOME Summer Reading Club Wind-up will take place on Thursday, August 16th. Please be prompt.  Registration is required as space is limited.  If you have any questions please either stop by the Library or give us a call at (204)345‑2653.

If you miss the free shows sponsored by the Library and the Winnipeg River Recreation District (WRRD), there will be an additional show held at 2:00 p.m. at the LdB Senior School for a cost of $2.00 per person or $5.00 per family.  Please stop by WRRD (now located on Third St. across from Lucci’s) or call them at (204)345-8816 to register for that show.

Fall Supper Tickets

Tickets for the Annual Fall Supper, being held this year at the Legion Hall on Saturday, September 15th, will be available at the Library and Ingham’s Pharmacy on August 1st, 2018.  The wish lists for groceries and volunteers are now posted in the library.

What’s New?

The sudden and powerful attraction between a teenage boy and a summer guest at his parents’ house on the Italian Riviera has a profound and lasting influence that will mark them both for a lifetime, in Call Me by Your Name, by André Aciman.

The Traitors of Camp 133 by Wayne Arthurson is a Sergeant Neumann mystery about a little known chapter of wartime Canada. The government maintained several German prisoner-of-war camps in Southern Alberta during World War II. Camp 133 was one of these camps.

Full of love, longing, and tenderness, Grandmother Laughing by Canadian author Armin Wiebe is a story about unconventional families and the lengths we will go to find fulfillment for ourselves and the ones we cherish.

A decade after a man’s wife disappears without a trace; his new fiancée makes a discovery that raises questions about what happened and whether his first wife may still be alive, in Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris.

The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse by Alexander McCall Smith is meditative tale of hope and friendship during World War II, in which a young English woman, an American pilot, and a German soldier are brought together by an unlikely hero: a very sympathetic Border Collie.

University of Alberta part-time sessional Miranda (Randy) Craig finds herself in the middle of a maelstrom of poison-pen letters; graffiti, misogyny and murder most foul, in Sticks & Stones, the first book in a mystery series by Canadian author Janice MacDonald.

After their reality show is cancelled, the Ten Beach Road friends are forced to rent out Bella Flora while dealing with the challenges of a celebrity boyfriend, midlife motherhood, Hollywood competitiveness, commitment issues, and revenge fantasies, in Best Beach Ever (#6) by Wendy Wax.

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