Blog Tag · Science-fiction

Winter is Coming: Book Recs for Game of Thrones fans

by Kayla Livingston on Feb 6, 2019

Winter is here and for those of you that are Game of Thrones, fans winter is also coming in April with the premiere of the final season. So while you’re trying to stay warm curl up on the couch and travel to Westeros. Rewatch all your favorite episodes by checking out the DVDs we have all the seasons just waiting for you. If you’re looking to start your yearly reading goal with a challenge stop by and grab copies of the books, use Libby to check out the E-book and E-Audiobook versions. Whatever you need to get you through til April.

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Science Fiction Favorites

by Scott Lenski on Nov 1, 2018

I like a story that takes me far and away from Earth’s atmosphere. It can be fun to fantasize about the future and imagine what life lived in space will look like. Science fiction has grown in popularity over the years and shows such as Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, and more recently The Expanse have brought this genre to larger audiences. There are a lot of exciting and adventure filled space operas that have been published in the last few years. Here are a few of my favorite sci-fi series novels.

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May the Fourth Be with You

by Anders Aasheim on Apr 30, 2018

On May 4th the library is throwing a party to celebrate all things Star Wars--May the 4th be With You! Star Wars is so much more than just the films. There are animated TV series, movie novelizations, graphic novels, video games, and more, and they all help expand the Star Wars universe we all know and love. Below is a sampling of the many Star Wars books and films (for children and adults) we have at the library.

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Feel Good Fantasy and Science Fiction

on May 25, 2017

Dystopian and post-apocalyptic fiction are popular these days (The Handmaid’s Tale, anyone?), but sometimes we need an escape from the doom and gloom. For weary souls, here are some tales that offer something beyond darkness. These stories aren’t conflict-free (that would make for a boring novel!) but they ooze warmth, humor, compassion, and above all, optimism. These character-driven stories are all about building bridges, not burning them.

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