Library Corner – Week of October 29, 2018

Updated 2018/10/25

Veteran’s Week (Nov. 5th to Nov. 11th)

Check our display table set to honour those very special people we proudly remember during Veteran’s Week.  In honour of all those who are serving or have served their countries so valiantly, we salute you with the addition of two new books to our collection for your reading pleasure.  Everyday Heroes Inspirational stories from Men and Women in the Canadian Armed Forces; and from Gordon Corera, we have Operation Columba: The Secret Pigeon Service – The Untold Story of World War II Resistance in Europe.

 Pyjama Storytime Coming Soon

Pyjama Storytime will be held this year on Thursday, November 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.  Throw on your PJs, grab your favourite cuddly stuffed animal and join us for an evening storytime at the Library.  We will read books, play games, have a snack and do a craft. Free! All ages are welcome!

Junior Fiction

Bruce Cameron, author of A Dog’s Purpose has written a junior version of the series. In Molly’s Story, Molly’s purpose is to take care of her girl, CJ, but CJ’s mom will not allow her to have a dog, so Molly must stay hidden in CJ’s room.

If you enjoy Archie Comics, try Archie Giant Comics Surprise, or The Best of Archie Americana Silver Age 1960s-1970s.

Meet four best friends who band together to form an animal rescue shelter, in The Critter Club by Callie Barkley.

A group of lost toys live on an island, and their community must adapt as new toys come and go in Teddy & Co. by Cynthia Voight.

A young readers’ version of the story about seventeen-year-old Molly Ayer, who is sent to perform community service at elderly Vivian Daly’s home in order to avoid juvenile hall and discovers that the two are very much alike, despite the vast age difference, in Orphan Train Girl by Christina Baker Kline.

Local author Andreas Oertel gives us In Too Deep, the fifth book in The Shenanigans series.  From Lemony Snicket’s All the Wrong Questions series, we have When Did You See Her Last?

Erin Hunter continues her Survivors series with The Endless Lake and Storm of Dogs.

Sarah, Marco, their families, friend Leo, and his grandfather continue to strive to outwit treasure-seeker Fox and escape the mysterious island and its strange inhabitants in Found, the fourth book in the Shipwreck series by S.A. Bodeen; and in The Silver Mask, the fourth book of the Magisterium series, Holly Black and Cassandra Clare take us beyond the realm of the living, and into the dangers of the dead.

Catalogue and Events details are available at the Library website