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Posted: December 3, 2019

At the Library

By Mike Selby

Cranbrook Public Library

From baby to angst-ridden teen, Pamela Paul gives parents all the tools needed to instil 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 a.m., 1:15 p.m.; Family Story Time is Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.; and Toddler Story Time is 10 and 11 a.m. Both will be all about Sheep!  Baby Laptime is every Thursday at 11 a.m.

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Our website has all kinds of great information and links.

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.


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)


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)

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