2019 Adult Summer Reading Program

Books, Movies and Other Resources for Summer Reading & Learning!

Please register for the Adult Summer Reading Program HERE.  Thank you! 

And here are some books, movies and websites related to the Universe of Stories theme!   (NOTE: Records from our catalog are sometimes a tad pokey to load but they will eventually!)


American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race by Douglas Brinkley

Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

Astronomy Book

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Backyard Guide to the Night Sky by Howard Schneider 

Endurance by Scott Kelly 

Hidden Figures by Margo Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures Audiobook

How to Read The Solar System by Chris North and Paul Abel

Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut's Photographs from a Year in Space by Scott Kelly

The Mercury 13 : the untold story of thirteen American women and the dream of space flight by Martha Ackmann

Rocket Girl: the Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist by George D. Morgan

Rocket Men: the Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon by Craig Nelson

Vacation Guide to the Solar System by Olivia Koski and Jana Grcevich

What We See in the Stars by Kelsey Oseid


Gravity by Tess Gerritsen

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (audiobook)

The Last Second by Catherine Coulter

The Last Theorem by Arthur C. Clarke

The Martian by Andy Weir

2001 A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clark

Select Stories of H.G. Wells edited and with an introduction by Ursula K.Le Guin

Seven Stones to Stand or Fall by Diana Gabaldon


Apollo 13



The Expanding Universe


2001: A Space Odyssey

Hidden Figures


Life Beyond Earth

The Martian

The Right Stuff



Michigan Electronic Library E-Resources

Stargazing Apps