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Choose your summer sack of books, DVDs, Majesty magazines and CDs from your library.
Items can be signed out for the summer and due back in mid-September.
A wide variety is available with entertaining ideas for children, grandparents, caregivers, cottage and beach reads. Enjoy!

Your library has an extensive selection of Christian writers, themes and inspirational DVDs. The variety of selections is enhanced by our many generous donors. Thank you.
Closed on summer holiday Mondays: July 2nd, Aug. 6th & Sept. 3rd 2018
New arrivals include:
Adult Fiction
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
Richard, an accomplished concert pianist now has ALS and his right arm is paralyzed. Soon he will not be able to live on his own. Will his wife Karina from his failed marriage reconcile with Richard before it is too late? Neuroscientist and author Lisa Genova also wrote Still Alice and Left Neglected which are also available in the library.
Duchess – Daughters Of Fortune Series by Susan May Warren (Christian inspirational writer)
The Golden Age of Hollywood (1929) creates stars such as Roxy Price until Black Friday when stock market crashes. Roxy loses everything and becomes disgraced and penniless. With growing unrest in Europe, her survival plans may break her heart and endanger her life.
Lethal Licorice – An Amish Candy Shop Mystery by Amanda Flower
Too many sweets can spoil the murder especially if the Amish candy maker Josephine Weaver dies from an essential licorice ingredient. Will the Englisher Bailey King be held responsible? How is the missing pot-bellied pig part of the investigation at the Amish Confectionery Competition? This author is new to our collection.
 
Adult Non- Fiction
Maeve’s Times – Selected Irish Times Writings edited by Roisin Ingle with an introduction by Gordon Snell (Maeve’s husband)
Author Maeve Binchy began as a journalist with The Irish Times beginning in October 1968 and over several decades continued to contribute to this newspaper. Her husband has gathered entertaining, humorous favourites to share with readers after Maeve’s death in 2012.
Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, And Hard Truths In A Northern City by Canadian Tanya Talaga
Seven Indigenous high school students died unexpectedly in Thunder Bay, Ontario from 2000 to 2011. These youth were hundreds of kilometers away from their families because there was no adequate high school on their reserves. Investigative journalist Tanya Talaga delves into the history of this northern Ontario city with their long struggle with human rights violations against Indigenous communities. This book won the RBC Taylor Prize 2018 for non-fiction.
Precious Cargo: My Year Driving The Kids On School Bus 3077 by Canadian Craig Davidson
During his early thirties Davidson was in a period of poverty, apparent failure and despair. The flyer in the mailbox said “Bus Drivers Wanted”. Could this be a step to a new career? Besides how hard could it be to have special needs students on your bus for only a few hours a day? This memoir was one of the five book finalists in the March 2018 CBC Canada Reads.
Children
Owl Babies story book and DVD (5 minutes) by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson (illustrator)
On a tree in the woods, three baby owls, Sarah and brothers Percy and Bill, sit and think and wait for their Owl Mother to come home. Suitable for shared reading and early readers with engaging illustrations.
In God’s Name by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and Phoebe Stone (illustrator)
Everyone and everything in the world has a name. What is God’s name? Multicultural, nondenominational and nonsectarian, this book is a spiritual celebration of all the people of the world and their belief in one God. Picture book is suitable for all ages.
Imagine A Day by Sarah L. Thomson and Rob Gonsalves (Canadian painter)
Imagine a day when the ordinary becomes extraordinary and anything is possible. This is suitable for all readers who will look at their world with delight while stretching their imaginations. Just imagine! Picture book is suitable for all ages.
Animals: A Wildlife Adventure with Sounds and Pop-ups by Maurice Pledger
Take trip to extraordinary habitat and meet the animals that live there. Listen to the calls of the dolphins, elephants and cheetahs. Informative background information regarding the areas with fragile environments and climate change. Suitable f or all ages.
DVDs
Breathe
In 1959 the young man Robin Cavendish contracts polio and is paralyzed from the neck down. Together with his wife Diana they become activists to help invent equipment and techniques in order to give others freedom from life in a bed. This movie based on true events also celebrates love and the human possibility. (PG)
The Shell Seekers (Hallmark Gold Crown Series)
Angela Lansbury stars in this adaptation of Roamunde Pilcher’s novel. Penelope suffers a mild heart attack at the age of 63 and her adult children try to control her life. But Penelope wants to learn what is really important to her. (PG)
Paddington 2
Everyone’s favourite bear is back with a new family classic with humour and heart. The gift for Paddington’s Aunt Lucy has been stolen and the adventure begins with the Brown family and their bear working to unmask the thief. (G)
The Greatest Showman
Hugh Jackman stars as the American entrepreneur P.T. Barnum in this original musical who celebrates the birth of show business. Follow P.T.’s journey from poverty to a mesmerizing spectacle and the life lessons that can be appreciated. In the special features there is the music machine with sing-along. This musical’s signature song is This Is Me.(PG)
The Jesus Fatwah Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor As Yourself
This Home Edition version is produced by Living The Questions and has five sessions which run 20-30 minutes each. Seventeen Islamic and Christian scholars offer reliable information about what Muslims believe, how they live out their faith, and how we all can be about building relationships across the lines of faith. Produced in 2014 in the USA.

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