Thursday, October 02, 2008


October is Library Month and, to celebrate, we are once again hosting:


Five books enter, one book wins! Five local celebrities have each chosen a book that they think all of Brooks should read in 2009. Which book will win? Cast your vote and help us decide!

The candidates are:

Rainbow Days by Josephine Cox
Chosen by Anna Marie Luchies,
Manager of the Brooks and District Food Bank

Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Chosen by Marcus Fitzgerald,
101.1FM The Fox Radio Personality

The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans
Chosen by Peggy Desgagne,
Brooks Citizen of the Year 2008

No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
Chosen by Sandra Stanway,
Brooks Bulletin Reporter

Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner
Chosen by George Newton,
Brooks and District Chamber of Commerce President

Learn more about these great reads at

Votes must be submitted by October 31, 2008. Votes can be submitted in person at the library OR send an e-mail to with BROOKS READS in the subject line.

The winner will be announced on November 1, 2008!
So, stay tuned!