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What’s your favorite scary movie???

No, this is not a knife-wielding, mask-wearing, Drew Barrymore-killing teenage psychopath, this is just your friendly college library letting you know about some of the great horror films we have to offer.

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The Birds
Call Number: PN 1997 B57 2000
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people there in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness.

Alien
Call Number: PN 1995.9 S26 A54 2001
A commercial deep space towing ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates.

Nosferatu
Call Number: PN 1995.9 H6 N68 2002
Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter’s wife. Silent classic based on the story “Dracula.”

The Shining
Call Number: PN 1997 S55 2007
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.


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Downloadable ebooks

Yes, we finally have them. The ebooks in our collection Ebrary are now downloadable to your computers or mobile devices, though it does take a bit of effort the first time around. No, it’s not as easy as a skill-testing question; however, we promise it will be smoother the second time. Check out our libguide for the details: http://libguides.gprc.ab.ca/ebooks

Need some extra help figuring it out? Email cdean@gprc.ab.ca


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Some Light Halloween Reading Anyone?

The library has a great selection of Spooky Halloween Reads! Children’s lit. to classic horror, we’ve got it covered!

Try searching some of these keywords in our library catalogue!

Halloween
Horror
Gothic
Stephen King (author)
Dean Koontz (author)
H.P. Lovecraft (author)

Or visit us at the Reference Desk and we can help you find something scaretastic!

Here’s a sampling:

Halloween by Gail Gibbons (Juvenile Collection)

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: dawn of the dreadfuls by S. Hockensmith & P. Arrasmith (Fiction)

The Night Wanderer: a native gothic novel by Drew Hayden Taylor (Young Adult Fiction)

Happy Halloween Everyone!