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Library Corner – Week of January 21, 2019

Updated 2019/03/07

Don’t miss FAMILY FORT NIGHT at the Library

To celebrate Family Literacy Day and help inspire families to learn together, the Library will host Family Fort Night from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, January 24th, 2019.

Bring your blankets, pillow and flashlight as families are invited to build reading forts in the Library.  The Library will provide games, s’mores and stories around the pretend campfire!

There is no fee for participating and everyone is welcome.  For more information, contact the Library at (204)345-2653.

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually in January to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family.

What’s New? – Fiction

My Best Stories by Alice Munro is a selection of seventeen favorite stories chosen by the author from her distinguished career.  In Eleventh Hour by Catherine Coulter’s next offering in the FBI series starts with Father Michael Joseph being murdered in his San Francisco church.  His identical twin brother, FBI agent Dane Carver along with husband-and-wife agents Savich and Sherlock are determined to find who is responsible for the crime.

In the second book in The Kingkiller Cronicles is The Wise Man’s Fear, by Patrick Rothfuss, Kvothe takes his first steps on the path of the hero and learns how difficult life can be when a man becomes a legend in his own time.

Healthy Living!

Dr. Danielle Martin offers her perspective on bolstering Canadian health care systems centered on a typical Canadian patient in Better Now.

New in Junior/Young Adult Fiction

Dream Pony is the fifth story in the Sandy Lane Stables from Susannah Leigh.  Jess becomes the proud owner of the gray mare called Skylar but must stable her at a rival stable.  Her dream is about to turn into a nightmare.

Lost and lonely critters find homes in the Critter Club by Callie Barkley.  Includes Marion Takes a Break, Amy Meets her Stepsister and Liz at Marigold Lake.

Windhaven by George R.R. Martin and List Tuttle is a spectacular full-colour graphic novel set among the scattered islands of the ocean bound world called Windhaven.

In the next exiting installment of The Age of Legends trilogy, Kelley Armstrong presents Forest of Ruin.  Sisters Ashyn and Moria are desperate to outmaneuver the evil Alvar Kitsune.  With lies and betrayal lurking around every corner they will have to decide once and for all where their allegiances lie.