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Acorn Media Selections

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Love a good mystery?  Want a different perspective on the genre?  Wish the cream of the crop would be at your fingertips?  Acorn Media is one solution!  Acorn Media presents some of the best of British and Canadian mysteries for our viewing pleasure.  There are old-fashioned cozies featuring Agatha Christie characters and modern day equivalents like the very popular Midsomer Murders.  Experiencing 1960s withdrawl with the ending of Mad Men?  Try the George Gentley police procedural series.  Or check out the early days of police procedurals with The Murdoch Mysteries set in the 1890s.  And then there are the modern day whodunits like Vera, Above Suspicion, Garrow’s Law …..

AcornSearch “acorn media” as a keyword in the library catalog to find over 20 different mystery themed series available in DVD format at KDL.


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Out of This World: Award-Winning Sci-Fi

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. has announced the recipients of the 2012 Nebula Awards®.  The Nebula Awards® are voted on and presented by the active members of SFWA for outstanding science fiction and fantasy published in the previous year. The 2012 Nebula for a novel went to 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson

You can find many of the Nebula Award winners and nominees at the Kent District Library.

Nebula Awards

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