Nightwatch, by Terence Dickinson. The best book for anyone starting out in astronomy or with a casual interest in the night sky. And it's by a Canadian. Several copies of this book are available for signing out in the LAS library.
The Backyard Astronomer's Guide by Terence Dickinson and Alan Dyer. The next book to read after graduating from Nightwatch. Co-Author Alan Dyer is an honorary member of the Lethbridge Astronomy Society! Several copies of Backyard Astronomer's Guide are available for signing out in the LAS library.
Binocular Highlights by Gary Seronik. The LAS recommends spending time viewing objects with binoculars before committing to purchasing a telescope. This is a great introduction to binocular astronomy. And, as with the other books listed so far, this one is also by a Canadian! We have a copy of this book in the LAS library, as well as for sale from the ORO Kiosk.
Heaven's Above: Info on the whereabouts of satellites such as the ISS (International Space Station)
Ian Ridpath's Star Tales: A great website on the mythology of the night sky.
Amazing Sky Photography The website of author, astrophotographer, and LAS member Alan Dyer. Stunning images!
Ancient Astronomy from Carl Sagan's original Cosmos series.
What is the universe expanding into?
Hubble Ultra Deep Field in 3D