Stellar Films & Music to Download and Stream!
When you’re gearing up for Summer Reading, don’t forget the tons of digital materials available with your library card!
Here are a few “stellar” titles we recommend:
Movies & TV
Fight for Space (Available through Hoopla or Kanopy)
In the 1960s and 70s, the Space Race inspired a generation to pursue careers in science and technology, and then it all ended. This Neil deGrasse Tyson documentary looks at why this happened and reawakens our sense of wonder and discovery.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (Available through Hoopla)
The gang on the Satellite of Love have a gag weapon war with the Mads and watch an unsuccessful TV pilot about an astronaut stranded on an Earth-like planet where “perfect order” rules.
Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (Available through Hoopla)
At the heart of the Apollo space program was the team in Mission Control. They came from the farms and smokestack towns of 20th-century America, but from these humble beginnings came the extraordinary team who helped put a man on the moon.
Legacy (Deluxe Edition) by David Bowie (Available through Freegal)
This greatest hits album by the late David Bowie includes out-of-this-world tracks, such as Ziggy Stardust, The Man Who Sold the World, Starman, Space Oddity, and more!
The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd (Available through Freegal)
Released in 1973, this has become one of the best albums of all time. Download or stream it today!
The Great Courses (Available through Kanopy)
Finally, if you really want to study up on space before you hear Astronaut Jerry L. Ross speak at the library in June, then check out a few of The Great Courses that are available through Kanopy! Some of the many titles available include Ancient Astronomy, Understanding Gravity, Our Night Sky, Experiencing Hubble, and Inexplicable Universe.