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Summary: After an astronomer discovers communication emanating from the star Vega, she leads an international team in deciphering it, and travels through space to contact the senders of the message.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2009

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Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV STA

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Felix, Rebecca

Summary: "Meet Carl Sagan, known for his research on extraterrestrial life! Follow Sagan's story as he theorizes on the temperature of Venus's surface, works with NASA to build the Mariner 2, Viking I, and Viking II probes, and creates the popular PBS program Cosmos. Infographics, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SAG

Sisson, Stéphanie Roth

Summary: "A biography of Carl Sagan focusing on his childhood and culminating in the Voyager mission and the Golden Record"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SAG

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Sagan 2014

Summary: A musical interpretation of the legend of King Arthur.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1998

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS CAM

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Summary: 1926. H.P. Lovecraft comes calling to warn of imminent doom. But the Shadow From Beyond Time escapes into the future. The history of the universe is hanging in the balance as Atomic Robo teams up with Atomic Robo in a last ditch effort to protect reality itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red 5 Comics 2009

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

Haney, Bill

Summary: A memoir containing chapters on Elmore Leonard, Ernie Harwell, Sue Marx, Lt. Milo Radulovich, Joe Dumars, Denise Ilitch, J.P. McCarthy, Carl Oglesby, Jennifer Granholm, Jack Kevorkian, George Pierrot, Tom Wilson, Charlie Gehringer, Ron Monchak, Bill Davidson, and Ed Cole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seattle Book Company 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 920 HAN

Sagan, Carl

Summary: Sagan sets down his detailed thoughts on the relationship between religion and science and describes his personal search to understand the nature of the sacred in the vastness of the cosmos. In 1985, Sagan was invited to give the famous Gifford Lectures in Scotland on the grand occasion of the lectureship's centennial. The result is this delightfully intimate discussion of his views on topics...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 215 SAG

Aronson, Marc

Summary: Recounts the achievements of photojournalism pioneers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro as they captured the tragedies of the Spanish Civil War and documented the fight against Facism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 770 ARO

Summary: "In pre-World War II London, Spanish agent Denard struggles to close a high-level business deal that will strike a blow against fascists in his native country. But industrialists not yet alert to the threat of fascism reject him. A teenage ally caught up in his efforts is murdered. And the mission itself seems a failure. Yet neither the story nor Denard will stop there. Charles Boyer plays...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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

Scott, Jonathan

Summary: "In 1977, a team led by the great Carl Sagan was put together to create a record that would travel to the stars on the back of NASA's Voyager probe. They were responsible for creating a playlist of music, sounds and pictures that would represent not just humanity, but would also paint a picture of Earth for any future alien races that may come into contact with the probe. The Vinyl Frontier...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.266 SCO

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAN

Summary: Welcome to Candleshoe, a stately English manor where a swashbuckling pirate hid a fortune in Spanish doubloons centuries ago. And that's what young orphan Casey and a sly con man are determined to find.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Moore, Julianne

Summary: Behind-the-scenes dramatization of John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2013

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

Hazzard, Shirley

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 HAZ

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Summary: Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2003

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Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Summary: "Fellow artists and lovers Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner are at the center of New York's 1940's art scene, but as Krasner neglects her work to push Pollock's career forward, Pollock begins to unravel emotionally. Pollock and Krasner escape to the country to marry, and soon, Pollock creates the work that makes him the first internationally-famous modern painter in America. But with fame and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

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