Looking for a great new movie or documentary to watch this weekend? The Eckhart Public Library has a great new selection of DVDs for you! Stop in or click on any cover to place a hold through Evergreen Indiana today!

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You’ve watched the movies, and you’ve seen the shows. Now, you can read more about the information that feeds into them:

Her

Joaquin Phoenix stars in Her as a writer who falls in love with a Siri-esque operating system. Find out more about Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple,  in Walter Isaacson’s biography.

Superheroes

With great power, there must also come great facts and information. Superheroes!, PBS’s tie-in to their 2013 documentary, gives the history to some of the most popular characters in comics history. A perfect pairing for Joss Whedon’s Avengers.

Fargo

In Fargo, Marge Gunderson’s husband is eager to hear if his painting will win the Federal Duck Stamp Contest. In the book The Wild Duck Chase, readers are taken into the world of this very contest.

Parks and Rec

In Parks and Recreation, the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana has some…interesting murals in their city hall and other government buildings that portray the town’s not-so-pleasant past. A Simple and Vital Design portrays some of the actual murals that are featured in Indiana’s post offices.

Sherlock

When facing a particularly daunting mystery, Sherlock Holmes goes into his mind palace, to sort through his observations, organizing and compiling information until the pieces start to fall into place. Learn how to create your own mind palace in Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes.

X-Files

Throughout The X-Files, Fox Mulder wants to believe in the existence of extraterrestrial life and that the government has been hiding proof of this existence for years. Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base interviews employees and gathers formerly classified information to expose what really happened at Area 51 and just  how UFOs were involved.

Pixar

Pixar has created a plethora of cinematic milestones and film classics since the release of Toy Story in 1995. Get the inside information behind the company that brought movies like Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc.,and Cars to the big screen in The Pixar Touch by David A. Price.

 

August movies are ready for viewing. Why not take a look through these or any of our other movies and see if something catches your eye. Don’t forget, if there’s one or two you want but they’re not checked in you can always put a hold on something. Click on the cover of the movie for a direct link to the item in Eckhart Public Library’s catalog.

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Don’t forget to check out the book! It’s a series.

Boy in the striped pajamas

Look! It’s another book!

good shepherd identity thief

Identity theft is no laughing matter. Here are a couple of books on the subject.

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Why not check out the soundtrack too?

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Don’t forget we have Sherlock season 1, Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows, and the Sherlock writings by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

warm bodies

Why not read this book as well? We also have a lot of other zombie related material!

Heather: Don’t miss out on some of these great movies! The weekend is coming again sooner than it feels and if you’re like me one of your favorite ways to end a week is by watching a good movie. Happy watching!