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Library Corner – Week of February 4, 2019


February is “I Love to Read” month. For the entire month of February, each time you visit the Library, you are entitled to enter one of the nine book draws.  The draw will be made on Friday, March 1st.  Enter often!  Good Luck!

Mark your calendars we are hosting the 7th annual Celebrating Stories on Thursday, April 4 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  We are pleased to have Gordon Goldsborough join us for an evening of storytelling based on his book “Abandoned Manitoba: From Residential Schools to Bank Vaults to Grain Elevators” a runaway success in 2016, becoming the top selling nonfiction book of the year in Manitoba.

Armed with a drone and deep curiosity about local history, scientist and historian, Gordon returns with more compelling abandoned sites across Manitoba in his new book “More Abandoned Manitoba: River, Rails and Ruins”.  Join Gordon as he discusses his adventures across our province, discovering how we got here through the architecture of our past.

New – DVD Entertainment

The Book of Life is an animated comedy filled with magic, music and fun for the entire family.  Adam Sandler stars in Pixels; an action packed thrill-ride pitting old school arcaders against classic video games characters like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong.  Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 stars Kevin James as the lovable security guard taking a vacation in Las Vegas.  Does the master of the call to duty ever take a holiday?

New – Adult Fiction (Large Print)

Born to Be Wild is Catherine Coulter’s novel of romantic suspense.  The drama hits close to home for a popular soap actress when someone tries to kill her–and she must turn to the last man she’d expect for help.

New – Junior Fiction

How to Outsmart a Billion Robot Bees by Paul Tobin follows the adventures of a sixth grade genius Nate Bannister doing things to keep his life interesting. His nemesis, the Red Death Tea Society, is threatening to unleash a swarm of angry bees on the city of Polt if Nate doesn’t join their ranks

New – Biography

The Never-Ending Present is the story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip by Michael Barclay.