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Millet, Lydia

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Nat and her hacker brother Sam have come to Hawaii for their parents' Final Week. Global warming has devastated the planet, and the disintegrating society that remains is run by "corporates" who keep the population complacent through a constant diet of "pharma." The few Americans who stil live well also live long -- so long that older adults, like Nat's parents, blow out...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Sheep 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MIL

Summary: "NEW STORIES AND ESSAYS FROM TOP AUTHORS AND EXPERT SCIENTISTS. Explorations of how interstellar travel may affect humanity by best-selling authors and scientists. The stars will change us. STELLARIS: PEOPLE OF THE STARS is a collection of original science fiction stories and nonfiction essays speculating about humanity's far-term expansion into the universe beyond the limits of our solar...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Niedzviecki, Hal

Summary: A roller-coaster tour through our obsession with the future - and what's at stake when we neglect our present. Tech bloggers livecast the launch of the latest Kindle, crowds form serpentine lines outside of Apple stores on the eve of new iPhone releases, stock markets surge and recede on rumours of what Intel and Microsoft have in the pipeline, and, on college campuses across the country,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 NIE

Summary: Mobile phones that read your mind? Video games that can cure cancer? Wearable robots that give you the strength of Ironman? David Pogue predicts which technologies will transform our daily lives. These advancements are already taking shape in laboratories around the world, and gadgets that once were purely science fiction are on the verge of becoming as common as the iPhones and Androids Pogue...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Nonfic No

Summary: "For many Americans, imagining a bright future has always been an act of resistance. A People's Future of the United States presents twenty never-before-published stories by a diverse group of writers, featuring voices both new and well-established. Thesestories imagine their characters fighting everything from government surveillance, to corporate cities, to climate change disasters, to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEO

Beckett, L. X.

Summary: Rubi Whiting is a member of the Bounceback Generation, the first to be raised free of the troubles of the late-21st century. Now she works as a public defender to help troubled individuals with anti-social behavior. That's how she met Luciano Pox. But there's more to him than being a lightning rod for controversy. Rubi has to find out why the governments of the world want to bring Luce into...

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Publisher / Publication Date: TOR 2019

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Ellis, Warren

Summary: "Some people call it "abyss gaze." Gaze into the abyss all day and the abyss will gaze into you. There are two types of people who think professionally about the future: Foresight strategists are civil futurists who think about geoengineering and smart cities and ways to evade Our Coming Doom; strategic forecasters are spook futurists, who think about geopolitical upheaval and drone warfare and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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Harari, Yuval N

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Summary: "Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to accept, but, as Harari explains in his trademark style--thorough, yet riveting--famine, plague and war have been transformed from incomprehensible and uncontrollable forces of nature into manageable challenges. For the first time ever, more people die from eating too much...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Wolfe, Gene.

Summary: "A Borrowed Man: a new science fiction novel, from Gene Wolf, the celebrated author of the Book of the New Sun series. It is perhaps a hundred years in the future, our civilization is gone, and another is in place in North America, but it retains many familiar things and structures. Although the population is now small, there is advanced technology, there are robots, and there are clones. E. A....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2015

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Fialkov, Joshua Hale

Summary: "On their way to bury a time capsule, five friends - Grady, Heidi, Natasha, Daniel, and Billy - uncover a metal bunker buried deep in the woods. Inside, they discover letters addressed to each of them... from their future selves! Told they will destroy the world in the very near future, the friends find themselves, over the next few days, growing further and further apart. Though they've been...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 INF

Summary: Marty McFly and Doc Brown take you on their three time traveling adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Imhoof, Markus

Summary: “If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere. The death of bees is at least that dramatic and with even more far-reaching consequences.” More Than Honey, the book based on the award-winning documentary of the same name, takes us on a global tour of the world of bees, introducing us along the way to “killer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 IMH

Summary: In the far future, the remote desert world of Dune becomes the epicenter of a spectacular struggle that will spark a revolution, fulfill an ancient prophecy, and forever change the galactic balance of power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DUN

McCord, Patty

Summary: "When it comes to recruiting, motivating, and creating great teams, Patty McCord says most companies have it all wrong. McCord helped create the unique and high-performing culture at Netflix, where she was chief talent officer. In her new book, Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility, she shares what she learned there and elsewhere in Silicon Valley. McCord advocates...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Silicon Guild 2017

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Summary: Back to the Future: It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2002

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI BAC

Schmidt, Eric

Summary: Outlines a transformational vision of a connected world, drawing on expertise to address questions regarding power balances, the relationship between privacy and security, and the role of technology in combating or enabling terrorism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 SCH

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Summary: A science fiction film which moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence toward the emergence of man as pure thought somewhere in the future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 1998

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3 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI TWO

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD TWO

Summary: "After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, reluctant hero will emerge as humanity's champion - and the last hope for a universe on the edge of annihilation"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Chronicles 2004

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI CHR

Summary: It follows the life of Daniel Holden, who returns to his small hometown in Georgia after serving nineteen years on death row. Having spent his entire adult life waiting to die, Daniel must now try to find a way to cope with his past and forge a "normal" life with a future before him. Season three picks up on the very afternoon of Daniel's plea deal. Will the deal be accepted? Will Daniel be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV REC

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Summary: Beekeepers and scientists explore the mysterious worldwide crisis of disappearing honeybees.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC QUE

LaHaye, Tim

Summary: Four teens left behind after the Rapture battle the forces of evil.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y LBK 1