Shark Week

Discovery channel's Shark Week takes place in the summer during the heat of beach going season. The longest-running, week long, cable TV show includes everything you always wanted to know about sharks. Discover the habits of sharks with these titles from our digital collections.

Close to Shore by Michael Capuzzo

Review by Hoopla
Dive into adventure with nature’s most incredible creatures in SEARCH FOR THE GREAT SHARKS! Now newly remastered in spectacular high-definition, this unsurpassed visual journey takes you around the globe to encounter the world's largest sharks above and below the waves. From the wildest remote shores of Australia to the California coastline, this IMAX classic features blue sharks, whale sharks, and, the legendary Great White, all filmed so close you can almost touch them. Filled with incredible photography at some of the world’s most beautiful locations, this is the ultimate close encounter with the most powerful, awesome animals like you’ve never seen them before.

Search for the Great Sharks

Review by Hoopla
Dive into adventure with nature’s most incredible creatures in SEARCH FOR THE GREAT SHARKS! Now newly remastered in spectacular high-definition, this unsurpassed visual journey takes you around the globe to encounter the world's largest sharks above and below the waves. From the wildest remote shores of Australia to the California coastline, this IMAX classic features blue sharks, whale sharks, and, the legendary Great White, all filmed so close you can almost touch them. Filled with incredible photography at some of the world’s most beautiful locations, this is the ultimate close encounter with the most powerful, awesome animals like you’ve never seen them before.

Resurrecting the Shark by Susan Ewing

Review by OverDrive
A prehistoric mystery. A fossil so mesmerizing that it boggled the minds of scientists for more than a century—until a motley crew of modern day shark fanatics decided to try to bring the monster-predator back to life. In 1993, Alaskan artist and paleo-shark enthusiast Ray Troll stumbled upon the weirdest fossil he had ever seen—a platter-sized spiral of tightly wound shark teeth. This chance encounter in the basement of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County sparked Troll's obsession with Helicoprion, a mysterious monster from deep time.

Sharknado Series

Review by Hoopla
Part of the Sharknado series
What began as another Syfy creature feature has now become an important piece of pop culture – poised to take over the entire world.

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