What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby

In ‘Touched by the Sun’ singer Carly Simon explains how a brief meeting led to a life-long friendship with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Geronimo Stilton must once again travel to the Kingdom of Fantasy and rescue five princes in his latest adventure ‘The Island of Dragons.’

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 Baking! Baby Laptime is every Thursday at 11 am.

The Library now has home safety detectors for checkout. We have five Thermal Imaging Cameras (they connect to your phone) available for check out. They will show hot and cold spots in your home, and come with instructions how to make your home more energy efficient.

We also have two Radon Detector Kits also available. These devices will detect any radon gas coming into homes, with also instructions on what to do should radon be detected.

FOOD FOR FINES: For the entire month of December, the Library will be accepting donations of non-perishable food as payment for overdue fines. One item will be worth one dollar of fines. Any canned or boxed non-perishable food items will be accepted. All donations will be delivered to the food bank throughout the holiday season. This is a great way to get rid of those annoying overdue fines while helping others in need.

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

Please not that as of January 1st, 2020, the Library will become plastic bag free. We will no longer be handing them out for patrons to carry items in; nor will we be accepting any donations of them.

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:

http://www.cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca/explore/about-us/support-the-library/endowment/

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

Adult newly Acquired:

To the River – Don Gillmor (362.28)

Constellations – Govert Schilling (523.8)

Victim Law – Benjamin Perrin (345.7105)

In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond: In Search of Sasquatch – John Zada (001.944)

Catch and Kill – Ronan Farrow (326.88)

Plant Power Bowls – Sapana Chandra (641.56362)

Raincoast Chronicles 24: Cougar Companions (971.11)

Don’t Keep Your Day Job – Cathy Heller (650.1)

Aboriginal Law Handbook – Olthius Kller Townshend (342.710872)

The Jackass Whisperer – Scott Stratten (658.3)

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – David Browne (782.4216609)

Umami Bomb – Raquel Pelzel (641.5636)

We Have Always Been Here – Samra Habib (306.7663)

Canadian Human Rights Act: Quick Reference (342.71085)

Chasing Cosby – Nicole Weisensee Egan (364.153)

Cannabis Law – Bruce A. MacFarlane (345.711)

Touched by the Sun – Carly Simon (bio)

Daughter of Family G – Ami McKay (bio)

The Confession Club – Elizabeth Berg (fic)

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted – Robert Hillman (fic)

Crow Winter – Karen McBride (fic)

All the Lovely Pieces – J. M Winchester (fic)

Where the Light Enters – Sara Donati (fic)

Spy – Danielle Steel (fic)

The Fountains of Silence – Ruta Sepetys (fic)

A Bend in the Stars – Rachel Barenbaum (fic)

Empire of Wild – Cherie Dimaline (fic)

The Murder of Harriet Monkton – Elizabeth Haynes (mys)

A Killer Edition – Lorna Barrett (mys)

The Rise of Magicks – Nora Roberts (sci fic)

Country Music Volumes 1 & 2 (DVD)

Call the Midwife: Season 8 (DVD)

Radon Detector Kit (equipment)

Thermal Imaging Camera (equipment)

Young Adult & Children’s:

An Enchantment of Ravens – Margaret Rogerson (ya fic)

Dig – A.S. King (ya fic)

The Island of Dragons – Geronimo Stilton (j fic)

Polly Diamond and the Magic Book – Alice Kuipers (j fic)

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

Just Posted

Cranbrook Bucks sign first player to team

The Key City’s newest hockey franchise has begun to take shape as… Continue reading

Columbia Valley RCMP searching for missing Invermere woman

Police believe Belinda Eugene may be hitch hiking to the Kamloops area

Final preparations, practicing at WFP ahead of BC Curling Championships

Western Financial Place was a hive of activity on Monday, Jan. 27… Continue reading

Columbia Basin Trust shuffles board, new leaders at the table

The Trust is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors

Health Foundation hits $1 million mark of $1.2 million fundraiser

The East Kootenay Foundation for Health has $200K more to go to purchase SPECT CT machine

VIDEO: Canada’s first presumptive case of coronavirus officially confirmed

Both patient and wife arrived on a China Southern Airlines flight after having been to Wuhan

First-place Canucks beat Blues 3-1 for ninth straight home win

Miller nets pair as Vancouver defeats Cup champs

Swapping grape varieties can help winemakers adapt to climate change: UBC study

Report says 56% of wine-grape-growing regions would be lost if global climate warms by 2 C

Alberta premier wants feds to approve Teck mine for benefit of First Nations

Kenney: ‘Surely [reconciliation] means saying yes to economic development for First Nations people’

Police search for man who went missing from Vernon hotel

Jay Rosenberger, 38, was last seen Friday

NDP suggests easing secondary housing rules for B.C. farmland

Lana Popham proposes guest homes not just for relatives

After four sexual assaults in the same B.C. park, RCMP ask women not to walk alone

Four sexual assaults took place in Glen Park over two months

BC Place lights up in purple and yellow to honour Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash

Whistleblower says Iranian-Americans questioned at Peace Arch crossing were targeted

Immigration lawyer says response from Customs Border Protection is a ‘total cover up’

Most Read