Library Corner for the week of March 9, 2020

Updated 2020/03/12

What is the one book all of Canada should read? It’s time for Canada Reads 2020. Over four days in March, from the 16th to the 19th the five defenders will bring their diverse perspectives to this year’s theme: One book to bring Canada into focus. The contenders and their chosen books are: Alayna Fender defending Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles Akil Augustine defending Radicalized by Cory Doctorow Amanda Brugel defending We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib Kaniehtiio Horn defending Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson George Canyon defending From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle If you would like to read these books, simply visit http://elm.lib.overdrive.com/ OR Libby and log in with your library account. Happy Reading!
Spring into the Library!

The Lac du Bonnet Regional Library invites children ages 5 to 12 to “Spring into the Library” during Spring Break. Join us on March 31st, April 1st and April 2nd where the children will enjoy stories, crafts, activities, snacks, and more. Hurry in to register today as space is limited. Margie’s Greenhouse will be joining us to wrap-up the week on Thursday the 2nd. Contact the Library to sign up or for more information at 204-345-2653.

New Fiction

The King by Steven James is number 7 on the Powers Files series. International conspiracy and terrorism keeps the reader on the edge with special agent Patrick Bowers travels down a dark road from his past. Checkmate by Steven James is the next in the Power Files series full of twists and turns. The Nanny by Gilly MacMillan is a thrilling suspense novel about twisted love and misplaced trust. Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner is a fast paced mystery novel that follows Detective Manon Bradshaw. A Trial in Venice by Roberta Rich is a riveting novel set in sixteenth-century Venice. El Paso by Winston Groom is a sweeping American epic. The Perfect Silhouette by Judith Miller is set in 1850 Manchester.

New Kid Lit

Old Rock (is not boring) by Deb Pilutti is a story about the amazing world that had been witnessed by a very old rock.

New DVD Entertainment

Downton Abbey The Motion Picture is a grand cinematic experience that will have you cheering for your favorite characters. Dunkirk is a powerful movie about the British and Allied troops trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk.