Library

What We Offer

St. Anne’s Library/Resource Centre

Library Hours:
The library is open on Sunday mornings from 9:30 – 11:30 and Monday and Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 12:00 noon. There is a wide variety of books, DVDs, music CDs and Majesty magazines.

Call the office @ 471-0800 or Louise.  Home delivery is also available.

  LIBRARY RESOURCES

Your library has an extensive selection of Christian writers, themes and inspirational DVDs

Adult Fiction

The Baker’s Secret by Stephen P. Kiernan
Emma is a young heroine who has learned to bake from the elderly Jewish baker in the small village of Vergers on the Norman coast of France. This novel focuses on the momentous D-Day in June 1944. Her gift to the village is more than a few crusty loaves of bread. Emma gives them hope and helps them survive should the Allies ever come.

The Color of Our Sky by Amita Trasi
Mukta is a 10 years old village girl in India in 1986. In order to escape the horrific fate of her female lower-caste Yellama cult relatives Mukta is sent to an affluent home to be a house girl for Tara’s family. The young girls form a friendship that becomes a sisterhood. Seven years later Mukta is kidnapped from this home. The adult Tara is now living in Los Angeles and returns to India to find out what actually happened to her “sister”.

Fall Of Poppies   Stories Of  Love And The Great War edited by Heather Webb
After four long, dark years of fighting the Great War has come to an end on November 11, 1918. As families come back together, lovers reunite, and strangers take solace in each other, everyone has a story to tell. This collection of nine historical fiction authors share stories of love, strength, and renewal as hope takes root in a fall of poppies.

Adult Non-Fiction

Lion by Saroo Brierley  (Memoir)
As a five-year-old young Saroo got lost on a train in a poor village in India. He somehow survived on the streets of Calcutta before being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, as a prosperous Australian he found his way back to his original home with endurance, hope and Google Earth.  Saroo’s story has been made into a film that was nominated for 6 Academy Awards in 2017. Lion is also available as a DVD in our library.  

Polar Explorations – The Heroic Exploits Of The World’s Greatest Polar Explorers
With climate change a constant in our beloved earth, journey back with explorers from around the world and their stories with Scott, Shackleton and those less well-known as they navigate the North and South Poles. There are book contents including: Death in the Arctic, Amundsen Attains the Pole and The Age of Flight. There are also rare removable facsimile documents of historic importance to discover.

DVDs

Hidden Figures – based on the untold true story
Hidden Figures tells the incredible true story of three brilliant African-American women working for NASA which was based in Virginia USA at that time. This visionary trio’s efforts and intelligence helped launch astronaut John Glenn and turned around the American Space Race. This film is based on the inspirational non-fiction book also available by Margot Lee Shetterly published in 2016.  Rated PG-13.

A United Kingdom
This true story of forbidden love is between Seretse the king of Botswana (southern Africa) and Ruth a white English woman in the 1940’s. When they decided to marry just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, their marriage caused an international uproar. But their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history. Be sure to watch their Special Features for further background information.  Rated PG-13.

Animal Friends   8 Movies
These movies will entertain, inform and bring back memories. Choose from the dog Beethoven’s adventures, Babe’s journey as a pig in the city, Ed the talented chimpanzee in the baseball game, Flipper the orphaned dolphin or the twin tiger cubs who are forced apart but find their way home. Rated PG.

Louise K. – Church Librarian