Library Corner for the week of September 23, 2019

Updated 2019/10/10

On behalf of the Lac du Bonnet Library Board and Staff, we wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday; and for those leaving our community for the winter, we wish you a safe and enjoyable vacation and look forward to seeing you all back at our library in the Spring.

For any travelers who use eLibraries Manitoba during their absence please remember to renew your Library membership and provide us with any changes to contact information. We do clear passwords for access to our online services if the memberships are no longer valid.

For new residents in the community who may not be familiar with our Library, memberships are free to residents of the Town and R.M. of Lac du Bonnet as well as to R.M. of Alexander residents in the Bird River area. Non-resident memberships are also available for a small fee. Library staff will issue a username and password for those patrons who would like to manage their Library account (i.e., renewals, holds, etc.) from home, or who would like to access audiobooks and ebooks through eLibraries Manitoba, or Magazines through RBDigital. If you have any questions, our staff will be happy to provide our assistance.

New Large Print

Pope Francis Happiness in This Life is a collection of homilies, speeches and “messages of the day” that brings together his wisdom on finding happiness in the here and now.

The Little French Bistro by Nina George is a buoyant story following Marianne as she leaves her life behind and sets out for the cost in northwestern France. She finds a forgotten version of herself, but then her past comes calling.

Operation Down by Brad Taylor is a Pike Logan thriller. Follow the team as they search for a missing Mossad agent while navigating a ruthless military coup in Africa.

Debbie Macomber’s Window on the Bay is a heartwarming novel about a single mom becoming an empty nester.

New Fiction

Dave Barry writes Insane City. Seth Weinstein always knew Tina was way, way, way out of his league. Which is why he’s still astonished that he’s on a plane heading for their wedding in Florida. A simple drink or two with the boys sparks a series of events that will pit Seth and his friends against everything and everyone imaginable, from his very powerful, very disapproving soon-to-be father-in-law to the federal government to a love-struck orangutan.

The Edge of Lost by Kristina McMorris is a tale about immigrants, deception and second chances.
Moving between Ireland to New York to San Francisco Bay, the characters discover the true nature of loyalty, sacrifice and betrayal. They are forced to confront the lies we tell in order to survive.