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Summary: A satirical drama reflecting the times, about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person's need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SQU

Muller, Marcia.

Summary: The director of Santa Barbara's Museum of Mexican Art discovers notes that lead her to a 19th-century treasure chest and into the arms of murderous peril.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M Mulle

Summary: Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIG

Summary: When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads which sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2013

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MUS

Summary: When the Museum of Natural History is closed for renovations, the museum pieces are moved into federal storage at the famous Smithsonian Institution. It houses the world's largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections. These range from the plane Amelia Earhart flew on her non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic and Al Capone's rap sheet and mug shot to Dorothy's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY NIG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD N

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NIG RATED PG

Summary: Twenty terrifying stories plus the original Pilot movie from the original first season of television's Night Gallery. Stories adapted from short stories by such authors as H.P. Lovecraft and Conrad Aiken and directed by such people as Steven Spielberg and John Badham.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NIG

Selznick, Brian.

Summary: Having lost his mother and his hearing in a short time, twelve-year-old Ben leaves his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he never knew in New York City, and meets there Rose, who is also longing for something missing from her life. Ben's story is told in words; Rose's in pictures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SEL

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Selznick 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: "For curator Chloe Ellefson, a family bonding trip to Decorah, Iowa, for rosemaling classes seems like a great idea--until the drive begins. Chloe's cop friend Roelke takes her mother's talk of romantic customs good-naturedly, but it inflates Chloe's emotional distress with each passing mile. After finally reaching Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, Chloe's resolve to remain positive is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERN

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: Chloe Ellefson, starting fresh as curator of Old World Wisconsin, finds herself in the middle of a mystery when a woman looking for a priceless eighteenth-century Norwegian ale bowl dies in a mysterious car crash and Chloe beings to realize that someone is trying to erase all traces of the bowl's existence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERN

Williams, Robin

Summary: When the Tablet of Akmenrah seems to be causing problems for his old friends, the exhibits at the Museum of Natural History, former security guard Larry Daley travels to the British Museum to solve the mystery, meeting new characters along the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NIG RATED PG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ni

Brown, Dan

Summary: Robert Langdon, professor of religious symbology at Harvard, is in Paris to give a lecture. At the reception that follows, he is scheduled to meet with a revered curator from the world-famous Louvre museum. But the curator never shows up, and later that night Langdon is awakened by authorities and told that the curator has been found dead. He is then taken to the Louvre the scene of the crime...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House 2016

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

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: As collections curator for Old World Wisconsin, Chloe delights in losing herself in antiques and folk traditions. When her friend's historic house is broken into, and a grisly murder takes place on the museum grounds, Chloe is drawn in to a case of plain, old-fashioned murderous greed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERN

Fowler, Earlene.

Summary: A woman photographer is killed on the ranch of PI Benni Harper in California. The murder occurs during a Thanksgiving reunion and is a case of jealousy involving two men. Benni must decide which one did it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS FOW

Gefter, Philip.

Summary: Sam Wagstaff, the legendary curator, collector, and patron of the arts, emerges as a cultural visionary in this groundbreaking biography in which Wagstaff's largely overlooked influence on the world of contemporary art and photography, and on the evolution of gay identity in the latter part of the twentieth century, is portrayed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WAGSTAFF, SAMUEL J GEF

Preston, Douglas J.

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: Nora Kelly, a young but successful curator with a series of important excavations already under her belt, is approached by the handsome Historian, Guy Porter, to lead an expedition unlike any other. Guy tells his story--one involving the ill-fated Donner Party, who became permanently lodged in the American consciousness in the winter of 1847, when the first skeletonized survivors of the party...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PRE

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

Silva, Daniel

Summary: When a body is found beneath Michelangelo's dome, Gabriel Allon is summoned to secretly investigate the death that has been ruled a suicide--a case that brings about an unthinkable act of sabotage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SIL

Carey, Peter

Summary: Museum curator Catherine's affair comes to an abrupt end with her married lover's untimely death. Denied outward grief by the nature of their relationship, Catherine retreats into isolation. Delving into notebooks more than a century old, she feels a growing connection to Henry Brandling, who in 1854 gave life to a mechanical creature.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAR

Elkins, Aaron J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Curley Large Print 1994

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M ELK

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: Chloe Ellefson and her sister, Kari, have long dreamed of visiting each historic site dedicated to Laura Ingalls Wilder. When Chloe takes custody of a quilt once owned by the beloved author, the sisters set out on the trip of a lifetime, hoping to prove that Wilder stitched it herself. But death strikes as the journey begins, and trouble stalks their fellow travelers. Among the "Little House"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERN

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: Curator and occasional sleuth Chloe Ellefson is off to Minneapolis to help her friend Ariel with a monumental task. Ariel must write a proposal for a controversial and expensive restoration project: convert an abandoned flour mill, currently used as shelter by homeless people, into a museum. When a dead body is found stuffed into a grain chute, Chloe's attention turns from milling to murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERN

Fowler, Earlene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beeler Large Print 1999

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Fowler, Earlene.

Summary: The Memory Festival is a celebration of recollections and loved ones through crafts. But when a local cop is wounded by a mysterious sharpshooter who seems to have a vendetta against the police, Benni fears for "her" loved ones, especially her police chief husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M FOW

Fowler, Earlene.

Summary: Ex-cowgirl and quilter Bennie moves to California to start over after the sudden death of her husband. Working as the curator of a folk-art museum, Benni uncovers clues to a small-town murder. Now it's up to this crackerjack sleuth to solve the crime.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M FOW

Peters, Elizabeth.

Summary: On learning of a plot to rob the treasure-filled Cairo museum, Vicky Bliss, the assistant curator of the Munich National Museum, joins a Nile cruise. The object of the trip is to prevent the burglary by identifying the burglar: the wily Sir John, a master of disguise, who has been her most dangerous antagonist and her occasional lover. By the author of The Last Camel Died at Noon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET