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 –

Price Paid: The Fight for First Nations Survival

The Columbia River Treaty: A Primer

An American Tragedy

The Biology of Wonder: Aliveness, Feeling and the Metamorphosis

The Art of Cheesemaking: Using Traditional, Non-Industrial Methods and Raw Ingredients to Make the World’s Best Cheeses

Nature’s Touch: Basketry by Hand From Pine Needles and Gourds

Hubger: A Memoir of (my) Body

Tipis, Tepees, Teepees: History and Design of the Cloth Tipi

The GIft of Dyslexia, Revised and Expanded: Why  Some of the Smartest People Can’t Read . . . And How They Can Learn

Best Places to Bird in British Columbia

The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse: how to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse

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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

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson

The Pearl Sister by Lucinda Riley

New Boys by Tracy Chevalier

Yiddish for Pirates by Gary Barwin

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child

Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly

And many more great books . . . .





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Junior Fiction and Non-Fiction


How to Train Your Dragon: 8 books Collection Box – How to Train your Dragon, How to Be a Pirate, How to Speak Dragonese, How to Cheat a Dragon’s Curse, How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale, A hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons, How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm, How to Break a Dragon’s Heart.

Miss Popularity By Francesco Sedita

How to Be  Girlie Girl in Just Ten Days by Lisa Papadementriou

Candy Apple: The Boy Next Door by Laura Dower

The Lost City of Faar by D.J. MacHale

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma by Trenton Stewart

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Stewart


Geology Lab for ids: 52 Projects to Explore Rocks, Gems, Geodes, Crystals, Fossils, and Other Wonders of the Earth’s Surface







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Children’s Books

The Storm Whale by Benji Davies

Sidney, Stella, and the Moon by Emma Yarlett

Once There was a Boy – Boxed Set by Oliver Jeffers

Learning to Ski with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen

The Numberlys by William Joyce

Digger, Dozer, Dumper by Hope Vestergaard

Haven by Mary Lindsey

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins

The Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Stewart

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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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