What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby

From baby to angst-ridden teen, Pamela Paul gives parents all the tools needed to instill a love of reading in their children in her latest book ‘How to Raise a Reader.’

In ‘Girl Scientists’ author Virginia Loh-Hagan examines the top women scientists who have made a serious impact, often outpacing their male counterparts.

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 Sheep! Baby Laptime is every Thursday at 11 am.

Database of the month: Auto Repair Source — Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recall. Simply click here to access it: https://www.cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca/explore/research/information-by-subject/auto-truck-small-engine-repair/

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

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:


On display this month is Kathy Simon’s beautiful Christmas village.

Adult Newly Acquired:

How to Raise a Reader – Pamela Paul (649.58)

Winterlust –Bernd Brunner (508.2)

The Clean Body – Peter Ward (613.4)

A Cowboy Christmas – Shanna Hatfield (641.5686)

With You by Bike – Katrian Rosen (910.41)

Snow – Giles Whittell (551.5784)

Revolution of the Soul – Seane Corn (181.45)

The North-West Is Our Mother – Jean Teillet (971.00497)

Metahuman – Deepak Chopra (204.4)

The Lost Words – Robert Macfarlane (821.92)

Shortest Way Home – Pete Buttigieg (bio)

Cursed Blood of the Donnellys–Keith Ross Leckie (fic)

The Family Upstairs – Lisa Jewell (fic)

The German Midwife – Mandy Robotham (fic)

Final Option – Clive Cussler (fic)

Secrets of the Chocolate House – Paula Brackston (fic)

The Water Dancer – Ta-Nehisi Coats (fic)

The Andromeda Evolution – Daniel H. Wilson (fic)

Immigrant City – David Bezmozgis (fic)

Reproduction – Ian Williams (fic)

Lost Children Archive – Valeria Luiselli (fic)

Blue Moon – Lee Child (mys)

Twisted Twenty-Six – Janet Evanovich (mys)

The Old Success – Martha Grimes (mys)

Koode (DVD)

Beyond the Brink (DVD)

1945 (DVD)

Agave (DVD)

Flin Flon: A Hockey Town (DVD)

Young Adult & Children’s:

The Evil Queen – Gena Showalter (ya fic)

We Contain Multitudes – Sarah Henstra (ya fic)

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager – Ben Philippe (ya fic)

The Downstairs Girl – Stacey Lee (ya fic)

The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary – Nonieqa Ramos (ya fic)

Mountain Lions – Lindsay Shaffer (j 599.7524)

Mountain Goats – Lindsay Shaffer (599.6475)

Girl Bosses – Virginia Loh-Hagan (j 338.092)

Girl Scientists – Virginia Loh-Hagan (j 509.252)

Crystals – Patrick Perish (j 548)

Fossils – Patrick Parish (j 560)

Hammerhead Sharks – Christine Thomas Alderman (j 597.34)

Stand Up To Bullying – Frank Murphy (j 302.343)

Stand Up For Caring – Frank Murphy (j 177.7)

Monstrous Devices – Damien Love (j fic)

The Bridge Home – Padma Venkatraman (j fic)

Tristan Strong Punches a Whole in the Sky – Kwame Mbalia (j fic)

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe – Carlos Hernandez (j fic)

The Horse of the River – Sari Cooper (j fic)

The Creature of the Pines – Adam Gidwitz (j fic)

Barbie Fairytopia Mermaidia (j DVD)

Barbie: The Princess and the Popstar (j DVD)

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Pharmacist Barbara Violo arranges all the empty vials of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines that she has provided to customers at the Junction Chemist which is an independent pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto, on Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
B.C.’s 1st vaccine-induced blood clot case detected in Interior Health

Interior Health also recorded 52 new cases of COVID-19

MBSS visual art students helped make the Cottage Restaurant’s protective barrier stand out for the summer. (Barry Coulter photo)
Artists give Cottage patio blocks a blast of colour

Mount Baker Secondary School visual art students gave the protective barrier at… Continue reading

Stuart Ashley Jones, 56, was at Grand Forks provincial court for sentencing on May 5, 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Grand Forks man shot by police during massive flood sentenced to house arrest

Stuart Ashley Jones was shot by a Grand Forks Mountie after ramming two police cruisers in May 2018

SD5 and SD6 have added electric school buses to their transportation fleets. Photo courtesy B.C. Government.
East Kootenay school districts add electric buses to fleets

Two school districts in the East Kootenay are adding an electric school… Continue reading

Two Pileated Woodpeckers sharing the bounty! Kathleen Opal photo
Urban wildlife Part XI: The East Kootenay birds (and others) of 2021

The work of local photographers in the Advertiser throughout 2021. Part XI. With links to Parts I-X

Protesters attempt to stop clear-cutting of old-growth trees in Fairy Creek near Port Renfrew. (Will O’Connell photo)
VIDEO: Workers, activists clash at site of Vancouver Island logging operation

Forest license holders asking for independent investigation into incident

Starting Tuesday, May 11, B.C. adults born in 1981 and earlier will be able to register for a vaccine dose. (Haley Ritchie/Black Press Media)
BC adults 40+ eligible to book COVID-19 vaccinations next week

Starting Tuesday, people born in 1981 and earlier will be able to schedule their inoculation against the virus

Parks Canada and Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks dig the washed up Princess M out from sand along the south shore of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Rescue attempt costs man his boat off Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Coast Guard response questioned after volunteer responder’s speedboat capsizes in heavy swells

Al Kowalko shows off the province’s first electric school bus, running kids to three elementary and two secondary schools on the West Shore. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
B.C.’s first electric school bus making the rounds in Victoria suburbs

No emissions, no fuel costs and less maintenance will offset the $750K upfront expense

Road sign on Highway 1 west of Hope warns drivers of COVID-19 essential travel road checks on the highways into the B.C. Interior. (Jessica Peters/Chilliwack Progress)
B.C. residents want travel checks at Alberta border, MLA says

Police road checks in place at highways out of Vancouver area

Victoria police say the photo they circulated of an alleged cat thief was actually a woman taking her own cat to the vet. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Photo of suspected cat thief released by Victoria police actually just woman with her pet

Police learned the she didn’t steal Penelope the cat, and was actually taking her cat to the vet

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good
Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Most Read