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By Megan Haddix
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Unshelved: Digital Offerings At Your Fingertips

 

October 3, 2018



The Glasgow City-County Library (GCCL) has a variety of digital materials on hand in the collection for everyone’s interest. This week’s Unshelved column highlights a few movies, books on CD (BOCD) and music available for check out.

DVD Movies

Only the Brave. A film based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, and is dedicated to the team of firefighters who lost most of their members while fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire in June 2013.

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: It’s A Beautiful Day Collection. This special PBS DVD set celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Mister Rogers’s Neighborhood program and includes 30 classic episodes from 1979 to 2001.

Homeland - The Complete Sixth Season. Homeland is an Emmy award-winning drama series broadcast on Showtime starring Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, a CIA officer. The sixth season follows Agent Mathison during the election of the first female president.

COCO. This is a Disney animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios. The story of COCO follows the magical journey of a 12-year-old boy named Miguel. Inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday, Miguel accidently goes to the Land of the Dead. He seeks the help of his deceased great-great-grandfather to return home.

Animal Misfits- ODD, Bizarre and Unlikely Creatures. A PBS documentary that looks into the animal world of creatures that have been deemed unusual or bizarre. For instance, you will discover that there are penguins that live in the forest, fish that live out of water and arctic caterpillars that spend most of their lives frozen.

Music

Chicago-Greatest Hits 1982-1989 is the third greatest hits album released on Nov. 21, 1989.

I’m Your Baby Tonight is Whitney Houston’s third album released Nov. 6, 1990, selling 10 million copies worldwide.

Tom Petty’s Full Moon Fever is his debut solo album released on April 24, 1989, by MCA Records.

Hooked on the Classics 3: Journey Through the Classics is the third album of the Hooked on the Classics series. Published in 1983, the album features music by Louis Clark and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

BOCD

Anne Hillerman’s Song of the Lion is book 21 in the Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito mystery novels. Anne continued the series after her father’s death in 2008. The story Song of the Lion takes place in the Navajo Nation. After a car bomb goes off in a school parking lot, Officer Bernadette Manuelito and her husband, Sergeant Jim Chee, soon discover that the bombing is more than an act of terror but an act of revenge.

The Lost City of Z by David Grann, read by Mark Deakins, is a recount of the British explorer Percy Fawcett. In 1925, Percy and his son explored the Amazon jungle in search of an ancient lost civilization, only to disappear and never seen again. Over the years, other explorers have tried to find the Fawcett party and the Lost City of Z. Grann tells about his own journey into the Amazon, claiming to discover evidence about how Fawcett may have perished.

The Crooked Staircase by Kean Koontz, read by Elizabeth Rogers, is a Jane Hawk conspiracy novel about a rogue FBI agent on the run from enemies that would rather see her dead.

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella, read by Gemma Whelan, is a romantic comedy young adult novel about a 14-year-old girl named Audrey that develops an anxiety disorder. Audrey finds that wearing dark glasses help when she feels the need to protect herself. She soon becomes friends with a boy named Linus and finds a connection that further helps her to cope with her anxiety.

There are many more BOCD, movies and music CDs available that could not possibly all be listed here. Stop by GCCL to check out the full collection. There are items located in the adult, young adult, juvenile and children’s areas. Feel free to ask any of the library staff for assistance in finding items. In addition, if there is something you’d like that it is not in the collection; library staff can order items for you via interlibrary loan (ILL). Please keep in mind, there is a limit of three items per person when ordering materials. Most requests made through ILL take around five to 10 days for shipping and processing. When your requests are ready, a friendly library staff person will contact you to inform you that your items are ready for pick up.

 

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