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Geek Out with Doctor Who

"You want weapons? We're in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room's the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourself!"

The Doctor loves libraries, and libraries love Doctor Who. Later this year, the BBC science fiction classic Doctor Who will celebrate its 50-year anniversary. In celebration, CPL's very own Whovians have put together a delightful display all about our favorite Time Lord. Stop by from July 22nd to 28th to see what we've put together (hint: it's bigger on the inside!).

In the meantime, check out these time-bending books and DVDs featuring the Doctors and his interstellar friends, companions and enemies.

If you haven't yet become familiar with the world of Doctor Who, this is a good place to start:

Doctor Who. The complete first series, Discs 1 & 2 [videodisc] by 2 Entertain ; BBC

Up to date on the series and looking for more? Check out the Captain Jack spinoff, Torchwood:

Torchwood. The complete first season, Disc 1 [videodisc] by British Broadcasting Corporation

And of course, there are always books...

Beautiful chaos by Gary Russell

The science of Doctor Who by Paul Parsons

Only human by Gareth Roberts

Doctor Who: Shada: the lost adventure by Douglas Adams by Gareth Roberts

Who-ology: Doctor Who: the official miscellany by Cavan Scott & Mark Wright

Doctor Who, Star trek the next generation: assimilation2. Vol. 1 by written by Scott & David Tipton with Tony Lee ; art by J.K. Woodward ; addtional art by the Sharp Bros. (issue #3) and Gordon Purcell (issue #4) ; letters by Shawn Lee and Robbie Robbins

Harvest of time by Alastair Reynolds

The official Doctor Who and the Daleks book by John Peel & Terry Nation