What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby

Elton John describes his extraordinary musical life, all the while making fun of himself in his hilarious, touching, and aptly titled memoir ‘Me.’

A young girl searches for something called the Goldilocks planet in Curtis Manley’s latest book ‘Just Right.’

Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm; Family Story Time is Wednesday at 6:30 pm; and Toddler Story Time is 10:00 and 11:00 am. Both will be all about Halloween / Fall! Baby Laptime is every Thursday at 11 am.

Database of the month: IndieFlix: Watch award-winning shorts, features, and documentaries from more than 50 countries. Streaming movies available on all Internet-enabled computers, tablets (including iPad and Android), smart phones through the Web browser, and on Roku and Xbox. Simply visit: https://www.rbdigital.com/cranbrookbc/service/indieflix and enter your library card number.

Our website with all kinds of great information and links can be found at: www.cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca

Worried about internet privacy and safety? Check out our new TECH HELP page, which offers a comprehensive yet easy to learn steps to protect yourself.


The Cranbrook Public Library Endowment Fund gives people an opportunity to create a meaningful legacy, to build a strong foundation in the present for the future of the Library. For more information about how you can contribute, please phone us at 250-426-4063 Ext: 1001, or visit this link:


The provincial interlibrary loan service has updated their website and have changed their name from OUTLOOK to ILLUME. It is much easier to navigate, but please contact the library should you need any help.

On display this month is Kathy Simon’s wonderful Celebration of Tea.

Adult Newly Acquired:

A Beginner’s Guide to the End – Bruce J. Miller (306.9)

Take Stock Photography That Sells – Dale Wilson (770.68)

Making Peace with Imperfection – Elliot D. Cohen (155.232)

Freedom Libraries – Mike Selby (027.63097)

The Women’s Guide to Overcoming Insomnia – Shelby Harris (616.8)

Intermittent Fasting Basics – Lindsay Boyers (613.25)

The Nocturnal Brain – Guy Leschziner (616.8498)

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Renaissance (940.210222)

The Trouble with Gravity – Richard Panek (531.14)

Raising a Screen-Smart Kid – Julianna Miner (155.646)

Me – Elton John (bio)

Baby Teeth – Zoje Stage (fic)

Midnight at the Blackbird Café – Heather S. Webber (fic)

The Guardians – John Grisham (fic)

Courting Mr. Emerson – Melody Carlson (fic)

The First Lady – James Patterson (fic)

Let It Snow – Nancy Thayer (fic)

The Need – Helen Philips (fic)

The Tory’s Daughter – Angela K. Couch (fic)

Christmas Shopaholic – Sophie Kinsella (fic)

Olive Again – Elizabeth Strout (fic)

False Step – Victoria Helen Stone (fic)

Death in a Desert Land – Andrew Wilson (mys)

A Book of Bones – John Connolly (mys)

Earth – Ben Bova (sci fic)

Elementary: Complete Series (DVD)

Young Adult & Children’s:

Great Bear Rainforest – Ian McAlister (971.111044)

Just Right – Curtis Manley (523.2)

Cool Drag Racing Cars – Jon M. Fishman (629.228)

Cool Self-Driving Cars – Jon M. Fishman (629.2)

Home Sweet Neighborhood – Michelle Mulder (j307.14)

The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon – Dean Robbins (j bio)

Crimes of Grindelwald Fantastic Beasts (screenplay) – J.K. Rowling (j fic)

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