Monday, August 31, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 8 September 2015:

The Age of Adeline
After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.
American Heist
Two brothers, both with troubled pasts, find themselves in the middle of one last bank job.
Beyond the Mask
The leading mercenary for the British East India Company, Will Reynolds has just been double-crossed and now is on the run in the American Colonies. Working to redeem his name and win back the affections of the woman with whom he's never been fully truthful, Will now hides behind a new mask in hopes of thwarting his former employer. As his past life closes in on him, Will must somehow gain the trust and the help of his beloved Charlotte.
Told through the memories of those who lived through the events, examines the 1977 power outage that caused monumental mayhem throughout New York City over two hot and humid days. In the documentary, American Experience explores the economic, political, technological, and social consequences of an event that led to both horrifying lawlessness and to innumerable acts of selflessness and generosity.
Blue Bloods - The Fifth Season
The Regan family continues to serve and protect the streets of New York in the fifth tumultuous season of the show. Oldest son Danny works to convict a national felon as well as resolve a dangerous hostage situation. Erin faces numerous challenges as she navigates the judicial system, enduring the retrial of a woman she's already convicted, as well as enlisting the testimony of a protected mob informant. Meanwhile, Jamie's desire to help lands him in a few troubling situations.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 2
Return to the scene of comedy so good, it's criminal. The second season episodes of the Golden Globe Award-winning Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Detective Jake Peralta and Captain Raymond Holt are back for more hilarious hijinks as they team up with Brooklyn's finest to make the precinct better than ever. As they deal with overbearing superiors, a drug task force, dating crimes, the questionable motives of close family, and a long-awaited interdepartmental romance.
The Goldbergs: The Complete Second Season
The 80's were a simpler time, and eleven-year-old Adam catches all the fun on his video camera.
Gotham Season 1
The good. The evil. The beginning. When rookie Gotham City detective James Gordon, dedicated to restoring his crime-ridden metropolis back to its decent and illustrious past, catches the case of a murdered socialite couple, he promises their shattered, surviving son Bruce Wayne he'll find their killer. It is an obligation and an obsession that will cost him dearly, and set the stage for the gritty and exciting world of Gotham.
Haven Season 5: Vol. 1
Includes a storyline of a pair of paranormal investigators who star in their own reality show while on a fact finding mission to expose Haven's secrets.
Homeland - Complete Fourth Season
Carrie ventures a delicate alliance with the Pakistan's secretive Inter-Services Intelligence. Fara fails to recruit a key asset, forcing Carrie to intervene. After the events in Islamabad, Quinn zeroes in on a potential lead.
Love At First Fight
Arnaud, facing an uncertain future and a dearth of choices in a small French coastal town, meets and falls for the apocalyptic-minded Madeleine, who joins an army boot camp to learn military and survival skills to prepare for the upcoming environmental collapse. Intrigued and excited Arnauld sings up for the boot camp himself. They soon realize that the boot camp is harder than they'd imagined.
Queen & Country
The sequel to Hope and Glory, Bill Rohan is grown up and drafted into the army where he and his best mate battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town.
Supernatural Complete 10th Season
What do you do when embracing your bad self is the only option? Dean Winchester lost his battle with power-mad angel scribe Metatron, only to be resurrected by the power of the first Blade and now transformed into a demon, cursed with the Mark of Cain. The road to recovering wayward Dean takes brother Sam down sinister paths himself, with consequences that will shake the boys to their core.
Transformers Prime: Ultimate Deceptions
Ready to cheer for the bad guys? This time, Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave and the rest of the Decepticons take center stage in the ongoing battles between the trusted Autobots and the cunning Decepticons! Forget saving planet earth and get ready to root for the Decepticons in five of their most thrilling adventures!
A group of friends discover a supernatural force is signed onto the account of their dead friend.
Vicious 2
Tells the comedic story of ageing partners Freddie and Stuart, two men who have lived together in their Covent Garden flat for nearly 50 years.
WWE Monday Night War Vol. 2: Know Your Role
In this 20-episode documentary series, WWE chronicles the Monday Night War with WCW. In Volume Two, see WWE return to prominence by snapping WCE's 84-week winning streak, as well as the rise of Chris Jericho, Sable and of course, The Rock. Plus, hear about backstage politics on both sides, and all the events leading to WWE's victory and the fall of WCW. The volume will cover the final ten episodes in this documentary, along with matches and moments from that era.
Yoga for Health - Arthritis
A series of instructional videos to be used as a tool towards listeners own comprehensive holistic approach for better health. Yoga as a holistic therapy system acts on arthritis through simple but continuous movement, which increases circulation in the joints promoting the prevention and reduction of stiffness.
Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's - Season 2
With the defeat of Director Goodwin and the Dark Signers, New Domino City's barriers have been torn down. City and Satellite are now one -united in the hope of building a brighter tomorrow. Yet in this time of renaissance and rebuilding, a new enemy emerges, and Yusei and his friends must rev it up in order to save the world, one duel at a time.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Mad Max - Fury Road with 740 requests.

Good Kill had 361 requests,
Boulevard had 269 requests,
Bessie had 215 requests,
Castle - The Complete 7th Season had 117 requests,
Star Wars Rebels - Complete Season 1 had 100 requests,
Dark Was the Night had 80 requests,
The Originals - The Complete Second Season had 80 requests,
The Vampire Diaries: Complete 6th Season had 80 requests,
Scorpion - Season 1 had 76 requests,
Texas Rising had 76 requests,
7 Minutes had 70 requests,
Dior and I had 63 requests,
Wolf Warrior had 60 requests,
Lawless Kingdom had 51 requests,
Madam Secretary: Season One had 51 requests,
Hawaii Five-0 - The Fifth Season had 50 requests,
Remember had 50 requests,
Chicago P.D. Season 2 had 43 requests,
Nashville - The Complete Third Season had 42 requests,
Chicago Fire: Season 3 had 37 requests,
The Face of An Angel had 34 requests,
Glen Campbell - I'll Be Me had 30 requests,
Gemma Bovery had 27 requests,
The Harvest had 25 requests,
Blood Punch had 24 requests,
Zapped had 23 requests,
Lost After Dark had 21 requests,
Lego - Legends of Chima: Season 2 Part 2 had 19 requests,
The League Season 6 had 18 requests,
The Chambermaid had 14 requests,
Our Man In Tehran had 14 requests,
The Turning had 11 requests,
The Suicide Theory had 10 requests,
I Am Dale Earnhardt had 9 requests,
Five Star had 8 requests,
JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness had 8 requests,

Friday, August 28, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 29 August 2015 through Friday 4 September 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 8/29/2015:
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Summerlin Library: Scrapbook Workshop
Summerlin Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Sahara West Library: The Path to Mobilizing People with James Hsu
    Sunday 8/30/2015:
Clark County Library: Introduction to Computers
Laughlin Library: Tea at Three
Las Vegas Library: Adventures In Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
West Charleston Library: Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss
Windmill Library: Windmill Music Discussion Group
    Monday 8/31/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Mesquite Library: Book Bingo
Mesquite Library: Community Bereavement Group
    Tuesday 9/1/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Lombard in the 30's - Lady By Choice
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: The bitLab
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
    Wednesday 9/2/2015:
Clark County Library: Savvy Seniors Scam Prevention Series: Alarm and Home Security System Scams
Centennial Hills Library: Introduction to Soap Making
Mesquite Library: Computer and Internet Basics
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Craft Hacks: Duct Tape
    Thursday 9/3/2015:
Clark County Library: Las Vegas Stories: Las Vegas Takes to the Skies
Enterprise Library: For Teens: First Thursday for Teens
Enterprise Library: Medicare Information Session
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Sahara West Library: Discovering Italy – A Cultural Perspective
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation - 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation - 2:45 p.m.
    Friday 9/4/2015:
Laughlin Library: Dementia: Hiding Inside
Sahara West Library: In the Art Gallery: Breathe Onto the Mirror - Artist's Reception

Monday, August 24, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 1 September 2015:

7 Minutes
It follows Sam, Mike and Owen, three high school friends who are forced by circumstance to commit a brazen robbery that goes horribly wrong. As each minute of the event unfolds, the stakes are pushed higher and higher. What begins as a simple plan, 'in and out in seven minutes,' quickly becomes a dangerous game of life and death.
Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues', who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today.
Blood Punch
A young man breaks out of rehab to follow a mysterious bad girl into an easy drug score. But when she lures him to an isolated cabin with her psychotic boyfriend, their simple love triangle quickly descends into a mind-blowing supernatural cycle of carnage and mayhem with no end, and no escape.
A subtle and moving drama following a devoted husband and dutiful bank employee who begins to confront his own secrets. What starts as an aimless drive down an unfamiliar street turns into a life-altering decision for the curious Nolan Mack. For many years, Nolan and his wife Joy have embraced their marriage as a convenient distraction from facing reality. When he meets a troubled young man named Leo on his drive home, Nolan finds himself breaking from the confines of his old life.
Castle - The Complete 7th Season
The wedding bells are ringing, but will Castle and Beckett really tie the knot? On the biggest day of his life, Castle is nowhere to be found, and it's not because he has cold feet. Now, in a season of brilliant twists and turns, Castle and Beckett take on New York City's most fascinating cases while they try to solve the mystery of their own relationship.
The Chambermaid
Lynn is the most thorough chambermaid at the hotel where she works, leaving no shelf undusted, no sheet untucked. Fascinated by the lives of the guests she cleans up after and crippled by her own shyness, she rummages through their belongings and even hides under their beds, vicariously experiencing their conversations, meals and discreet interludes. When she finds herself present during a guest's S&M session with the call girl Chiara, Lynn can't help but let her curiosity get the better of her, clandestinely noting Chiara's phone number when the coast is clear. Bold and unrestrained, Chiara soon draws Lynn out of her shell, opening her up to a new intimacy Lynn had previously only experienced as an intrepid voyeur.
Chicago Fire: Season 3
The red-hot third season of the show. Though many of the firefighters still grieve over the loss of one of their own in a brutal explosion, they are faced with new challenges: a determined arsonist, the complications of staff romance and tension inside the house with shocking results. Watch the passion and conflicts flare amongst the brve men and women of Firehouse 51 in Season Three, presented back-to-back and uninterrupted for maximum impact.
Chicago P.D. Season 2
Season Two of the gritty drama, follow Sergeant Hank Voight and his team of detectives, including former military man Jay Halstead and Erin Lindsay, in their battles against the Windy City's most ruthless criminals. Turf wars, a brutal home invasion, a violent heroin operation and a massive drug cartel are part of the 23 action-filled episodes. Enjoy them all back-to-back and uninterrupted.
Dark Was the Night
Maiden Woods is a remote and quiet town of decent hard-working people, but something is stirring in the dark woods surrounding this isolated community. After a logging company decimates an area of the forest, a rash of increasingly violent and unexplainable events transpires. Sheriff Paul Shields and his deputy, struggle to confront their own personal demons while facing down a new breed of raw terror that is possibly older than humanity itself, and much, much hungrier.
Dior and I
A thrilling behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons's highly anticipated first Haute Couture collection as Christian Dior's new Artistic Director. Beautifully melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of fashion with an elegant reverence for the history of Dior, Tcheng's colorful homage is nothing short of magical.
The Face of An Angel
Journalist Simone Ford and filmmaker Thomas Lang lose themselves in a notorious murder case they are covering. Caught up in the city's seedy underbelly and the media frenzy surrounding the horrific murder, Thomas begins to question the motives of the people around him as the mystery proves greater than he imagined.
Five Star
A member of the notorious Bloods since he was twelve years old, Primo takes John, the son of a fallen gang member, under his wing, versing him in the code of the streets. Set amongst the streets of East New York, it blends documentary and fiction as the director carefully eschews worn cliches of gang culture to offer a compelling portrait of two men forced to confront the question of what it really means to be a man.
Gemma Bovery
Having moved to a rustic farm with her older husband, Gemma soon tires of their 'simpler' life and finds detraction in a torrid affair with a handsome young aristocrat. Meanwhile, Martin a local baker and lover of literature, becomes besotted with Gemma, but also fears she may suffer the same fate as the heroine in his favorite novel.
Glen Campbell - I'll Be Me
They thought it would last five weeks instead it went for 151 spectacular sold out shows over a triumphant year and a half across America. What made this tour extraordinary was that Glen had recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. He was told to hang up his guitar and prepare for the inevitable. Instead, Glen and his wife went public with his diagnosis and announced that he and his family would set out on a 'Goodbye Tour.'
Good Kill
After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan yearns to get back into the cockpit of a real plane, but he now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned box in the Las Vegas desert. When he and his crew start taking orders directly from the CIA, and the stakes are raised, Egan's nerves, and his relationship with his wife begin to unravel. Revealing the psychological toll drone pilots endure as they are forced to witness the aftermath of their fight against insurgents.
The Harvest
A sinister couple who keeps their sick son in a secluded environment find their controlled lives, and the disturbing secrets they hold, challenged by a young girl who moves in next door.
Hawaii Five-0 - The Fifth Season
In the fifth season of the show, McGarrett continues to try to bring closure to his father's case and closure to his mother's past, while the state's brash Five-O unit, who may spar and jest among themselves, remain determined to eliminate the seedy elements from the 50th state.
I Am Dale Earnhardt
With in-depth and insightful interviews with some of the biggest names in the sport, unforgettable highlights from Earnhardt's greatest moments on the racetrack, and rare footage of Earnhardt's life off the track, an up-close-and-personal look at the man behind the iconic mustache.
JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness
The fascinating story of a president who knew how to harness the nation's grief over JFK's assassination, and become an unlikely champion of civil rights. Includes rarely seen footage, secret White House tapes, and personal testimony from LBJ's advisors, biographers, friends, and family.
Lawless Kingdom
Four detectives, each uniquely skilled with their own individual superpowers, are sent to investigate a murder outside the city. During the investigation, they unexpectedly stumble across clues to an unsolved murder from twelve years previous that hits close to home for one of them. Suddenly, the investigation becomes all too personal, and the detectives must put their lives on the line to solve this crime.
The League Season 6
TV's funniest fantasy football fanatics' return for Season Six and the stakes have never been higher, because this year they're playing for way more than The Shiva. Things kick off on an up note when a league member drops dead, forcing the gang to draft at his funeral. It's downhill from there, as Ruxin 'juices' up his son's play on the little league field, Taco starts a charity and things get awkward between Kevin and his urologist.
Lego - Legends of Chima: Season 2 Part 2
New dangerous tribes of animals have blocked the waterfalls of Mt. Cavora and stolen the Chi and trapped the Legend Beasts. The animal tribes of Chima have no choice but to stand united and travel into the dangerous Outlands. Get ready to join a rescue mission of truly epic proportions!
Lost After Dark
In homage to the 80s slasher films, a group of teenagers sneaking out of their high school dance, looking to party get stranded when their ride runs out of gas, and end up being stalked by a cannibalistic killer from an urban legend.
Mad Max - Fury Road
A return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, he believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord with his gangs, pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows.
Madam Secretary: Season One
In the first season of the gripping political thriller Madam Secretary, Dr. Elizabeth McCord navigates the maze of politics to protect America and affect global issues. When the current Secretary of State is killed in a mysterious airplane accident, the White House turns to Elizabeth to take over the job. As a former CIA analyst, she understands the risks of the world. However, she's far less prepared for the treachery of politics.
Nashville - The Complete Third Season
For superstars Rayna James (Connie Britton) and Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panetierre), the choices they make will have far-reaching, life altering consequences.
The Originals - The Complete Second Season
As Original vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson returned to the vibrant, supernaturally charged city of New Orleans, he was stunned to learn, along with siblings Elijah and Rebekah, that Hayley, a werewolf, was pregnant with his child, and his vampire protégé, Marcel, whom the Original siblings had thought long dead, was ruling the French Quarter.
Our Man In Tehran
It explores the real story behind the Oscar-winning film Argo. In this gripping documentary, the story of the 'Canadian Caper' is told by the man who knows it best Ken Taylor, Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who hid the six Americans and obtained the counterfeit documents that allowed them to make their dramatic escape from Tehran.
In the year 2050, society now relies on memory blocking drugs to cope with their lives while the state separates children from their parents at birth. Captain Carl Onoway's job is to protect children from adults who attempt to reunite with their children. However, following a traumatic incident, Carl receives a series of unusual messages that challenge him to remember his past. What is a man to do when he finds himself on the right side of the laws of man, but on the wrong side of the truth?
Scorpion - Season 1
When Scorpion is on the case, saving the world is a no-brainer! Walter, the eccentric leader of a team of brilliant misfits - a psychiatrist with a gambling addition, a mechanical prodigy with anger issues, and a 'human calculator' with social anxiety, who save the world from problems only a genius could solve.
Star Wars Rebels - Complete Season 1
Continue the epic tradition of the legendary Star Wars saga. It is a dark time in the galaxy as the evil Galactic Empire rules with an iron fist. Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet, ruining the lives of its people. A ragtag band of rebels, Ezra, Hera, Kanan, Sabine, Zeb and Chopper, have taken a brave stand against the ruthless oppression of the Empire in a fight to restore peace and freedom to the galaxy.
The Suicide Theory
The Suicide Theory is an intense, dark thriller that takes the viewer on an unexpected rollercoaster of twists and turns. Steven Ray is a violent hit man who harbors the pain of an incredible personal tragedy. One night, as Steven plots his next murder, he meets Percival, a grief-stricken man whose unsuccessful attempt at suicide interferes with Steven's next kill. This chance encounter introduces the two into each other's sad and lonely lives.
Texas Rising
Bringing to life the true story of how the people of Texas fought for freedom against the mighty Mexican military that had overtaken the Alamo. The legendary Texas Rangers assembled for the first time against General Santa Anna's massive military might. United under the leadership of Sam Houston and with the help of his ragtag army, they passionately battled for life and country and the Lone Star State.
The Turning
A collection of short films based on stories by Australian writer Tim Winton.
The Vampire Diaries: Complete 6th Season
The show continues for a sixth season with delicious drama to sink your teeth into. Last season, after a passionate summer with Damon, Elena headed to Whitmore College with Caroline, not knowing Bonnie sacrificed her life for Jeremy's. Meanwhile, Stefan and Caroline's friendship deepened as the stood up to the Travelers, a nomadic witch tribe driven to strip Mystic Falls of magic and cast out its supernatural residents.
When sixteen-year-old Zoey's mom remarries, Zoey finds it hard adjusting to her new life. She's got a new family, a new home, a new school. After a freak accident with her smart phone, she finds she has a magical app which can control the boys around her. With this app she can make the boys more thoughtful, behaved, better versions of themselves and make her life much easier!
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Aloha with 717 requests.

The Walking Dead - Season 5 had 469 requests,
Big Game had 373 requests,
Lila & Eve had 331 requests,
Skin Trade had 174 requests,
CitizenFour had 146 requests,
Elementary - The Third Season had 100 requests,
The Runner had 96 requests,
Criminal Minds - The Tenth Season had 88 requests,
Revenge: The Complete Fourth Season had 83 requests,
The Good Wife - The Sixth Season had 82 requests,
Where Hope Grows had 82 requests,
Lego - Justice League Attack of the Legion of Doom! had 75 requests,
Six Ways to Die had 62 requests,
A Good Day to Die had 46 requests,
Africa's Deadliest had 29 requests,
A Wolf at the Door had 26 requests,
Banksy Does New York had 25 requests,
The Animals had 23 requests,
Iris had 23 requests,
The Mindy Project - The Third Season had 21 requests,
Welcome to New York had 21 requests,
Club Life had 15 requests,
Kamigami No Asobi Complete Collection had 13 requests,
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions - Heart Throb had 9 requests, and
Kidnapping of Michael Houellebecq had 6 requests.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 22 August 2015 through Friday 28 August 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 8/22/2015:
Clark County Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Centennial Hills Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Mesquite Library: How to Download eMedia
Sunrise Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Windmill Library: Movie Matinee: The DUFF
    Sunday 8/23/2015:
Clark County Library: Introduction to Computers
Las Vegas Library: Adventures In Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Anime Club
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
    Monday 8/24/2015:
Clark County Library: Medicare Information Session
Mesquite Library: Community Bereavement Group
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
    Tuesday 8/25/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Stanley Donen, King of the Hollywood Musical - Damn Yankees
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Excel Basics
Sahara West Library: In The Art Gallery: Community Through Clay - Artists' Reception
    Wednesday 8/26/2015:
Clark County Library: Job vs. Career: How to Turn any Job into a Career
Clark County Library: Munch & Mingle Networking Lunch for Nonprofits
Mesquite Library: French Film Discussion Group
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: The Basics of Landlord Tenant Law
    Thursday 8/272015:
Clark County Library: Business 101: How to Fund Your Business
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: The Crochet & More Club
Summerlin Library: Practicing Your eMedia Downloading Skills
Sahara West Library: Intro to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Sahara West Book Discussion Group
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.
    Friday 8/28/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: My Design
Windmill Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive

Monday, August 17, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 25 August 2015:

Africa's Deadliest
Explores the deepest, darkest depths of Africa, to come face to face with the continent's deadliest predators. Featuring startling footage of animals in action, the three-part series looks at some of the most dangerous creatures on earth, including a few you might not expect to be such accomplished killers. Discover the stealth, speed, deception and weaponry of Africa's Deadliest. Episodes include: Killer Tactics, Lethal Weapons and Predator Swarm.
A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs, the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii, and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.
The Animals
It tells the story of Bobbie and Jude, a young drug-addicted couple who exist somewhere between homelessness on the streets of Chicago and the fantasy life they imagine for themselves. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ultimately forced to face the reality of their situation.
Big Game
When Air Force One is shot down by terrorists leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness, there is only one person around who can save him, a thirteen-year old boy called Oskari. In the forest on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his family, Oskari had been planning to track down a deer, but instead discovers the most powerful man on the planet in an escape pod.
With unprecedented access, this gripping behind-the-scenes chronicle follows award winning director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald's remarkable encounters with whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.
Criminal Minds - The Tenth Season
To solve the most twisted crimes, the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) explores the darkest places - inside the depths of Criminal Minds. Seasoned undercover, FBI Agent Kate Callahan joins the elite team led by Supervisory Special Agent Aaron Hotchner as they pursue a serial killer who hacks his victims beyond all recognition. Experienced profiler David Rossi is dogged by mysterious woman from his past, while Dr. Spencer Reid grapples with the death of a mentor.
Elementary - The Third Season
In the City That Never Sleeps, one mind never rests. The eccentric detective Sherlock Holmes possesses an unquenchable thirst for intellectual puzzles and a ruthless instinct for justice. As a consulting detective to the NYPD, he takes on bizarre cases that baffle the most seasoned cops. But he can't do it alone. Holmes relies on Joan Watson, a former physician who's the one person who can keep up with his racing mind.
A Good Day to Die
Baron Emerson uses his vast wealth to travel the world and hunt. He does not hunt animals, he hunts warriors. The Baron arrives at the American frontier and is looking for his next prey, who turns out to be an outlaw gunslinger named Chamberlin who is in jail and set to be hanged. The Baron arranges for Chamberlin to be freed so that he can hunt the outlaw like an animal, engaging him in a bloody game of life and death in the wild west.
The Good Wife - The Sixth Season
Alicia Florrick stood by her husband on his tumultuous path to the governor's office, but now she's entering the world of politics on her own terms by running for state's attorney. As Election Day approaches, Alicia must balance the demands of her firm and campaign as she supports her partner Cary during shocking developments that could end his career; and life as he knows it.
An in-depth look into the life of fashion icon Iris Apfel, and her husband of over 60 years: the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven with an outsized presence on the New York & Palm Beach fashion scenes. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, Iris continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the Great Depression.
Kamigami No Asobi Complete Collection
Yui Kusanagi isn't sure what to do after high school, but when Zeus decides that the Gods have lost touch with the mortal world, he stages a bit of divine intervention and places Yui on the path to education. Okay, it's more like he drops her into a mysterious garden and tasks her with teaching eight moody and extremely hot young Gods about life, humanity and love. Or else.
Lego - Justice League Attack of the Legion of Doom!
Get ready for the bricks to fly when Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League face off against the world's greatest super villains!
Lila & Eve
Lila, a grieving mother whose son was killed in a drive-by shooting, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who has also lost her daughter to street violence. When the police prove incapable of bringing those responsible to justice, Lila and Eve team up as vigilantes and take matters into their own hands.
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions - Heart Throb
Yuta Togashi has a problem. He used to be a chunibyo, one of the thousands of Japanese students so desperate to stand out that they've literally convinced themselves that they have secret knowledge and hidden powers. But now that he's starting high school, he's determined to put aside his delusions and face life head on. The trouble is Rikka Takanashi, his upstairs neighbor, is just a little bit delusional herself. And she knows all about his past indiscretions.
The Mindy Project - The Third Season
The show returns for more hilarious and heartfelt moments of comedic mayhem in Season Three. Now that Dr. Mindy Lahiri has found true bliss with former sparring partner Dr. Danny Castellano, she is ready for her 'happily ever after.' However, the road to perfection is paved with unexpected challenges. In fact, Mindy's unconventional love story has a huge surprise for everyone.
Revenge: The Complete Fourth Season
Enter the tantalizing and twisted world of the Hamptons and prepare for a family reunion like no other. A startling new adversary emerges and the ultimate secret is revealed.
Skin Trade
New Jersey cop Nick heads to Thailand to track down Russian human-trafficking thugs who killed his family after he busts them in New York. Once in Thailand, he teams up with local cop, Tony as their road to retribution leads through high-speed chases and multiple confrontations uncovering corruption, pay-offs and personal vendettas.
The Walking Dead - Season 5
The group crosses paths with a mysterious priest and take shelter in his church. As Daryl and Carol follow a lead to the whereabouts of Beth, the others begin to realize that they're being hunted. As Bob's life hangs in the balance, the group prepare to face off against the cannibalistic hunters of Terminus.
Where Hope Grows
Former pro baseball player Calvin Campbell's faith in God is restored when he meets Produce, an inspirational man with Down syndrome. As their friendship develops, Calvin is reminded that hope grows in the most unlikely places.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Strangerland with 208 requests.

Vendetta had 171 requests,
The Blacklist - The Complete Second Season had 153 requests,
Once Upon a Time: The Complete Fourth Season had 138 requests,
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe had 97 requests,
NCIS Season 12 had 96 requests,
NCIS - New Orleans - The first Season had 77 requests,
The 100-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared had 66 requests,
NCIS Los Angeles - The Sixth Season had 60 requests,
Mike & Molly - Complete 5th Season had 51 requests,
Rookie Blue - Complete 5th Season: Vol 1 had 32 requests,
WWE Battleground 2015 had 30 requests,
Bottoms Up had 23 requests,
Teen Titans Go! Season 2 - Part 2: House Pests had 16 requests,
Obama at War had 12 requests, and
It Happened Here had 7 requests.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 15 August 2015 through Friday 21 August 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 8/15/2015:
Clark County Library: Making Comics
Clark County Library: For Teens: Middle School Survival
Clark County Library: Ready...Set...Draw
Centennial Hills Library: Summer Blowout Book Sale
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Movie Matinee
Spring Valley Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
West Charleston Library: College Planning Program
West Las Vegas Library: Soul Sparking Sessions with Toni
    Sunday 8/16/2015:
Las Vegas Library: Adventures In Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Library Book Club
Sahara West Library: Exploring Your Family’s History – Genealogy Series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Sahara West Library: The Desert Hearts Romance Readers Book Club
    Monday 8/17/2015:
Mesquite Library: Community Bereavement Group
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
Windmill Library: For Teens: Middle School Survival
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.
    Tuesday 8/18/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Stanley Donen, King of the Hollywood Musical - Singing In the Rain
Clark County Library: SoNNPIC Workshop: Starting a Nonprofit Individual Giving Program
Centennial Hills Library: Centennial Hills Soap Crafters
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library:  For Teens:Teen bitLab
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
    Wednesday 8/19/2015:
Mesquite Library: eMail Basics
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Axel: The Biggest Little Hero
Sahara West Library: Launching a Leadership Revolution
    Thursday 8/20/2015:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Laughlin Library: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to Your Tablet
    Friday 8/21/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Teen Book Chat
Laughlin Library: Laughlin Movie Matinee

Monday, August 10, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 18 August 2015:

The 100-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
When Allan lands in a nursing home, he refuses to celebrate his 100th birthday and instead escapes out a window to embark on a journey that involves a suitcase of cash and a gang of criminals. Flashbacks reveal that Allan played a key role in 20th century history when he was pals with U.S. presidents and Russian tyrants.
The Blacklist - The Complete Second Season
For decades, ex-government agent Raymond 'Red' Reddington has been one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives. Brokering shadowy deals for criminals across the globe, Red was known by many as 'The Concierge of Crime.' Last season, he mysteriously surrendered to the FBI, but now the FBI works for him as he identifies a 'blacklist' of politicians, mobsters, spies and international terrorists. Red will help catch them all; with the caveat that Elizabeth 'Liz' Keen continues to work as his partner.
Bottoms Up
A documentary film that examines the newest booming trend in aesthetic surgery, big backsides. The film explores the media's impact and other societal pressures that have propelled derrieres from a cult fetish to a mainstream phenomenon. With an influx of new 'it' girls from Kim Kardashian to Nicki Minaj, the images are inescapable. In 2013, the number of butt augmentations increased by 58%. So who is to blame, the media? Men? Women?
It Happened Here
A feature-length documentary about the alarming pervasiveness of sexual assault on college campuses, the impact on the student, her family and the institution, and the burgeoning movement of student survivors coming forth and taking action against their schools on campus and in federal court.
Mike & Molly - Complete 5th Season
In Season five, Molly has embarked on a new career as a writer. After selling her romance novel, Molly's excitement is short-lived as she now faces the pressures of deadlines, taking notes from her opinionated publisher and dealing with her own insecurities. Aside from living under the same roof as his in-laws, Mike has to ride the roller coaster of being married to a published author.
NCIS Los Angeles - The Sixth Season
Agents 'G' Callen and Sam Hanna lead their team of high-caliber operatives, including Special Agent Kensi Blye, LAPD liaison Marty Deeks, tech wizard Eric Beale, and intelligence analyst Nell Jones. This season, the team mobilizes to protect beloved Operations Manager Hetty Lange from a lethal Cold War enemy, even as they're being investigated by the Department of Justice.
NCIS - New Orleans - The First Season
In a city that keeps surviving disaster; one elite team is dedicated to making our shores a little safer. Dwayne Cassius 'King' Pride knows every corner of the Crescent City from his days as a deputy. Now, his mission has higher stakes as he leads an elite crew that tackles crimes that threaten national security. The Big Easy is in good hands with a supremely professional team with a passion for justice.
NCIS Season 12
Fielding cases from local cyber-terrorists to international pirates and elusive serial killers, the NCIS team keeps adventure in the line of fire.
Obama at War
Inside the Obama administration's struggle to deal with ISIS and the deadly civil war in Syria. With interviews from key military and diplomatic leaders, it examines the hard choices facing the president as he tries to defeat the Islamic State without dragging America into a prolonged regional conflict.
Once Upon a Time: The Complete Fourth Season
Soon after Emma and Hook unwittingly bring Elsa of Arendelle to Storybrooke, they encounter the mysterious 'Snow Queen,' whose relentless obsession with both Emma and Elsa has chilling consequences. Meanwhile, it appears Regina has at last found true love with Robin Hood, but how will she react when her happy ending is thwarted yet again by a maddening, seemingly pre-ordained twist of fate?
Rookie Blue - Complete 5th Season: Vol 1
Season five begins with two lives hanging in the balance, officers Sam Swarek and Chloe Price have been shot in the line of duty. But life at 15 Division must go on. Our officers have sworn an oath to serve and protect, no matter the consequences. But as the shell-shocked officers struggle to pull the pieces of their lives back together, they can't help but wonder: Will things ever work out the way they're supposed to?
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
Based on the New York Times best-seller, reveals the dark personal life the blonde bombshell hid from her adoring public. The riveting miniseries sheds new light on Marilyn's career, her three husbands, including Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller, and her obsession with President John F. Kennedy in a screen portrait as unforgettable as its iconic subject.
Newcomers to the remote Australian desert town of Nathgari, Catherine and Matthew Parker's lives are flung into crisis when they discover their two teenage kids, Tommy and Lily, have mysteriously disappeared just before a massive dust storm hits. With Nathgari eerily smothered in red dust and darkness, the townsfolk join the search led by local cop, David Rae. It soon becomes apparent that something terrible may have happened to Tommy and Lily.
Teen Titans Go! Season 2 - Part 2: House Pests
Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Cyborg return for a wacky second season of all-new, comedic adventures
When his wife is brutally murdered by a criminal that he put away, Mason, a hard-nosed detective, let's himself be arrested for murder to get vengeance. Once inside the prison's walls, Mason discovers a whole new criminal enterprise those behind it would kill to protect.
WWE Battleground 2015
Get ready for some of the summer's most action-packed matches in the third ever Battleground! Who will come ready to battle this year?
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Hot Pursuit with 673 requests.

Person of Interest : The Complete 4th Season had 152 requests,
Hell On Wheels: the Complete Fourth Season had 95 requests,
Dig Season 1 had 90 requests,
Scandal - The Complete Fourth Season had 80 requests,
I am Chris Farley had 69 requests,
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - 16th Year had 64 requests,
Two Broke Girls - the Fourth Season had 61 requests,
Lego Friends - Friends Together Again had 35 requests,
Mythbusters Collection 13 had 35 requests,
Last Days of the Nazis had 19 requests,
Miles From Tomorrowland: Let's Rocket! had 19 requests,
Power Rangers Super Megaforce: The Legendary Battle had 17 requests,
The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors & Hostel Behavior Complete Collection had 16 requests,
WWE The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro Vol. 3 had 16 requests,
Shark Week: Dominating the Deep had 15 requests,
Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue: The complete Series had 13 requests,
Blaze and the Monster Machines: High Speed Adventures had 12 requests,
Secrets, Politics, and Torture had 8 requests,
Operation Wild had 6 requests, and
Latke the Lucky Dog had 1 request.