Young Adult

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Audio Books

Many new audio books have arrived – including CBC recommendations

  • IQ by Joe Ide
  • The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War 1 Story of Treachery, tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism by John U. Bacon
  • Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
  • The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill

Some of the new acquisitions –

  • The Litigators by John Grisham
  • Immortal in Death by J.D. Robb
  • Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly
  • Glass Houses by Louise Penny
  • A Legacy of Spies by John LeCarre
  • The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly
  • The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting: Raising Children with Courage, Compassion and Connection by Brene Brown
  • The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams by Deepak Chopra
  • At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson


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Adult Non-Fiction

These are only a few of the new non-fiction books in the collection –

  • Whitewater Cooks:  More Beautiful Food
  • Canadian Living:  The Appetizer Collection
  • Positive Discipline Tools for Teachers:  Effective Classroom Management for Social, Emotional and Academic Success
  • Paddle Your On Canoe: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing
  • Tipis, Teepees, Teepees: History and Design of the Cloth Tipi
  • Best Places to Bird in British Columbia
  • Nature’s Touch:  Basketry by Hand From Pine Needles and Gourds
  • Chair Yoga: Sit, Stretch, And Strengthen Your Way to a Happier, Healthier You
  • Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving


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Adult Fiction

The Fortune by Peter Ho Davies

We’ll All Be Burnt in Our Bed by Joel Thomas Hynes

The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney

Minds of Winter by Ed O’Loughlin





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Junior Fiction and Non-Fiction


Pretty Little Liars #7 by Sara Shepherd

The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5) by Jeff Kinney

The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney

Behind Enemy Lines by Carol Matas

The River by Gary Paulsen

Pete at the Beach by James Dean

Ivy & Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go by Annie Barrows

Ivy & Bean Break the Fossil Record by Annie Barrows

Dogsong by Gary Paulsen

World of Adventure Trio by Gary Paulsen


Fly Guy Presents Space by Tedd Arnold

Fly Guy Presents Dinosaurs by Tedd Arnold

Fly Guy Present Insects by Ted Arnold


And more to come . . .

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Children’s Books

My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish 2: The Seaquel by Mo O’Hara

Rosie Revere’s Big Project Book for Bold Engineers by Andrea Beaty

The Big Book of Nature Activities: A Year-Round Guide to Outdoor Learning by Jacob Rodenburg

Making Music – making homemade instruments

Ivy and Bean’s Treasure Box: Books 1, 2 and 3 and a Cool Secret Surprise

Pete the Cat;  Pete at the Beach by James Dean

Three Bears in a Boat by David Soman

Making Musical Instruments with Kids: 67 Easy Projects for Adults Working with Children

Puss in Boots

The Last King of Angkor Wat by Graeme Base

Noddy Has an Adventure by Enid Blyton

A Bad Kitty Christmas by Nick Bruel

Three Bears in a Boat by David Soman

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen


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  • A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders
  • Natchez Burning by Greg Iles
  • Bone Tree by Greg Iles
  • Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles
  • The Paris Librarian by Mark Pryor
  • Death in Brittany by Jean-Luc Bannalec
  • Broken Promise by Barclay Linwood
  • Night School by Lee Child


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More Fun at the Library

Easter bunnies 2017 




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Robson Arms, Season 1, 2 & 3

The Mission – two disc Special Edition

Belly Dance – Hip-Hop: Liquid Fusion – Moves, drills choreography with Anasma


The Last Tango in Halifax – Series 1, 2 & 3

Yoga for the Rest of Us; a step-by-step yoga workout with Peggy Cappy

Planet Earth II

Spy in the Wild

The Night Manager


Smithsonian: Mummies Alive

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Call for Volunteers

The Slocan Community Library was organized and is run completely by volunteers. There is so much dedication to keeping this gem open and functioning.

If you would like to help, come in and talk to us or send an email to

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