Monday, September 1, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 9 September 2014:

Amish Mafia - Season 1
Although the Amish deny its very existence, season one introduces the sordid subculture known as the Amish Mafia. Lurking within that quiet community, Levi's gang serves as the law, judge, insurance, and bank, dealing with the 'English world' and trying to solve disputes before they're taken to the church. When Levi's crew breaks up, the producers track down members from the mafias, addressing questions and the authenticity of the show, culminating in an explosive season finale.
Blue Bloods - the fourth season
The Reagan family dynamics continue to shift as they deal with everything from gambling and drugs to kidnapping and murder: Jamie wrestles with his feelings for his new partner; Erin and Jack work to figure out their personal relationship; and Danny and Frank clash over an internal investigation of Danny's techniques. As the Reagans' faces off against the FBI, the mob, and other officers who don't follow their ethical code, the family bond will both serve and protect them.
Brick Mansions
Damien is an undercover cop determined to bring down Tremaine, the crime lord who murdered his father. Tremaine rules the violent criminal compound known as 'Brick Mansions', but he's thwarted at every turn by a heroic ex-convict named Lino. Their paths never should have crossed, but when Tremaine kidnaps Lino's girlfriend, Damien and Lino become unlikely allies, and must work together to stop Tremaine's sinister plot to devastate the entire city.
Burning Blue
They have been trained to meet danger head-on, to execute vital strategic maneuvers while flying at breathtaking speeds. But after a series of fatal accidents, a close-knit squadron of male Navy pilots begins to splinter, and becomes the focus of a criminal investigation. As a government agent digs to uncover the cause of the accidents, two of the pilots engage in a secret, forbidden relationship.
Captain America - The Winter Soldier
Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn.
The Curse of Oak Island
On a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia, two obsessed brothers are attempting to solve a 200-year-old mystery. Rick and Marty Lagina own most of Oak Island and are determined to find the treasure alleged to be buried there, despite the fact that the island is rumored to be cursed. Legend says seven people must die before the treasure is revealed, and so far, six have lost their lives in the pursuit.
Dynasty the Final Season - Volume 1
and
Dynasty the final season - Volume 2
The phenomenon of the show reaches its crowning conclusion in the astonishing ninth and final season. A lifelong, deadly secret stuns everyone, marriages, fortunes and lives are shattered forever, and the war between the Carrington and Colby empires rages on to the very end. The glittering cast, the spectacular glamour, the jaw-dropping twists--they're all here with a shocking series climax.
The fault in our stars
Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.
Fed Up
Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals why the conventional wisdom of 'exercise and eat right' is not ringing true for millions of people.
A Haunted House 2
After Malcolm exorcises the demons of his ex, he starts fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events.
Homeland - complete third season
As Carrie and Saul search for the truth behind the bombing of CIA headquarters, lines are blurred between friend and foe and no one can be trusted. While hiding a stunning secret of her own, Carrie helps recruit Brody for a dangerous mission that could offer him a chance at redemption. But when the plan unravels and Brody is targeted deep inside Iran, he must put his life in Carrie's hands, leading to one of the most suspenseful and shocking season finales in TV history.
How to survive the end of the world
Examines terrifying and scientifically plausible doomsday scenarios by exploring distinct, world-threatening events and the methods by which humanity would fight to survive against grim odds.
Korengal
Explains how war works, what it feels like and what it does to the young men who fight it. As one cheers when they kill an enemy fighter, another looks into the camera and asks if God will ever forgive them for all the killing. As one grieves the loss of his friend in combat, another explains why he missed the war after his deployment ended and he would go back in a heartbeat if he could.
A Long Way Down
Four strangers happen to meet on a roof of a building with the intent of committing suicide. They decide to call off their plans for six weeks and form an unconventional, dysfunctional family and friendship.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
After the battle of New York, the world has changed. It now knows not only about the avengers, but also the powerful menaces that require those superheroes and more to face them. An elite covert team has been formed to find and deal with these threats wherever they are found.
Baseball's Greatest Games - New York Yankees Postseason Heroics
The most recent of the Yankees dynasties was very special, displaying not only dominance, but incredible heroics. From pitching duels and walk-off home runs to one of the most shocking defensive plays you will ever see, these four legendary games are in one boxed set for the first time ever. Experience each game with two audio channels' TV broadcast and Yankees radio, reliving every moment with unrivaled color and context.
Operation Maneater
Veterinarian Mark Evans uses technology to tackle three of nature's deadliest giants: the Nile Crocodile, the Polar Bear, and the Great White Shark. When these animals attack humans, both sides lose out. Mark Evans is on a personal mission to find ways to break the circle of violence. Follow him as he tries out ingenious high-tech solutions to the most hostile wildlife conflicts on Earth.
Palo Alto
April is torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on her classmate Teddy. Fred, a live wire without filters or boundaries, seduces Emily, a promiscuous loner who seeks validation through sexual encounters. As one high school party bleeds into the next, April and Teddy struggle to admit their mutual affection and Fred's escalating recklessness starts to spiral into chaos.
Put your heart on the page - an introduction to writing
In this instructional video, Anne references her quintet of novels about World War I to demonstrate the various themes which need to be considered when you first pick up that pen. Although writing a book can be like climbing Everest, the advice found here will save some troublesome extra drafts, and give viewers a head start toward an enjoyable writing experience and a successful novel.
Refuge
After Amy's parents leave, she ends up raising her two, slightly younger, but overly needy siblings. Amy has to balance her personal life with her responsibilities. But when Sam, a young handsome stranger rolls into town, he becomes entrenched in the family while he and Amy, against all odds, begin to create a life they never thought possible.
Secrets of Westminster
The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are part of the classic London scene, emblems of British democracy, but was this always the case? Around the corner, one of the world's most famous churches, Westminster Abbey, is steeped in Anglo-Saxon myth and legend. Discover the hidden secrets of these emblems that anchor one of London's most powerful and storied neighborhoods.
Sex in the Wild
A four part series that explores the reproductive behaviors of the animal kingdom. Focusing on four species, elephant, dolphin, kangaroo and orangutan, the series takes an in-depth look at how these animals find, fight for, and woo the opposite sex. It also explores how they mate, give birth, and raise their young in extreme environments.
Supernatural - complete 9th season
Sam and Dean now face a world inhabited by thousands of powerful beings which soon form their own chaotic agendas. Before tackling the threat of the 'loose nukes' roaming the globe, the Winchesters engage in their most personal conflict yet. Meanwhile, Castiel finds he's more vulnerable, and yet capable of more humanity, than ever. As the threat escalates, a way must be found to reopen the gates of Heaven and head off a demon insurrection in Hell.
Tamako Market - complete collection
Tamako knows just about everything there is to know about mochi, the traditional Japanese desert treats. When she's not attending her first year of high school, she even invents new flavors and varieties for Tama-ya, her family's mochi shop. School and growing up, on the other hand, are things that she's still trying to find the right recipe for. But with the help of her best friends Kanna and Midori, Tamako's determined to make the best of things.
Teenage
Teenagers' didn't always exist. They were invented. As the cultural landscape around the world was thrown into turmoil during the industrial revolution, and with a chasm erupting between adults and youth, the concept of a new generation took shape. This was a new idea of how people come of age. A rumination on the genesis of youth culture, this is a living collage of rare archival material, filmed portraits, and diary entries.
The Vampire Diaries - complete 5th season
After a sizzling summer with Damon, Elena leaves Mystic Falls and moves into a dorm with her roomie Caroline, ready for new adventures and new friends. But dark thoughts gnaw at Elena, and soon familiar faces are back in the girls' lives. There's Stefan with his shadow self Silas, plus Katherine, with a diabolical agenda and a jaw-dropping transformation.
Words and Pictures
Prep school teacher Jack Marcus meets his match in Dina Delsanto, an abstract painter and new teacher on campus. He challenges her to a war between words and pictures, and in the process, sparks an unlikely romance.
The World Wars
Adolf Hitler. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Benito Mussolini. Winston Churchill. Charles de Gaulle. George Patton. Before they were the giants of WWII, they were infantrymen and privates in WWI, the war to end all wars. The story of the devastating three decades of twentieth-century world war is told through the eyes of the men whose characters were forged in the trenches before they commanded a world on the brink of disaster.
A Year in the Blue
The inside story of the freshmen cadets of the United Stated Air Force Academy in Colorado and the challenges they endure to make it through their grueling first year. What will it take to earn to respect of their upperclassmen officers charged with leading them, and to become fully accepted by their squad-mates?
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Draft Day with 734 requests.

Moms' Night Out had 459 requests,
Night Moves had 239 requests,
Person of Interest: the complete 3rd season had 145 requests,
They Came Together had 134 requests,
Grey's Anatomy Season 10 had 74 requests,
Chicago Fire Season 2 had 51 requests,
From the Rough had 41 requests,
Whitewash had 40 requests,
New Girl - Season 3 had 33 requests,
It's always sunny in Philadelphia - Season 9 had 26 requests,
Tom & Jerry - the lost dragon had 20 requests,
Denise Austin Yoga Booty Barre had 19 requests,
Out of the Clear Blue Sky had 18 requests,
Beast Machines Transformers Complete Series had 17 requests,
Fate / Kaleid Complete Collection had 14 requests,
Baka and Test - Season 1 had 13 requests,
American Promise had 12 requests,
Baka and Test - Season 2 had 9 requests,
History Detectives Special Investigations had 6 requests,
Secrets of the African Wild Collection and
Transformers Rescue Bots - Mystery Rescue each had 4 requests.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday, 30 August 2014 through Friday, 5 September 2014:
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    Saturday 8/30/2014:
Clark County Library: Summer Blood Drive with United Blood Services
Centennial Hills Library: Summer Blood Drive with United Blood Services
Summerlin Library: Practice your eMedia downloading skills
Spring Valley Library: Blood Drive with United Blood Services
    Sunday 8/31/2014:
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Las Vegas Library: Adventures in Job Hunting
Windmill Library: Southwest Scrapbooking
    Monday 9/1/2014:
All libraries CLOSED to celebrate Labor Day!
    Tuesday 9/2/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Remembering Mickey Rooney: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Clark County Library: Tuesday AFTER the Bijou: Film Discussion Group
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Sahara West Library: Affordable Care Act: Special Enrollment Session
Sahara West Library: For Teens:  Teen Book Club
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 9/3/2014:
Clark County Library: Eat, Laugh & Be Well - Senior Nutrition Workshop (with lunch)
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Wednesday
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Ice Age - Continental Drift
Windmill Library: Shakespeare Rocks!
    Thursday 9/4/2014:
Clark County Library: Las Vegas Stories: The glamorous life of Corinne Entratter Sidney - Copa Girl & the Rat Pack
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Sahara West Library: The Florence of Dante’s Inferno and Dan Brown’s Inferno - Discovering Italy
    Friday 9/5/2014:
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help

Monday, August 25, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 2 September 2013:

American Promise
Spans thirteen years as Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson, middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., turn their cameras on their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, who make their way through one of the most prestigious private schools in the country. Chronicling the boys' divergent paths from kindergarten through high school graduation at Manhattan's Dalton School.
Baka and Test - Season 1
When a fight breaks out at Fumizuki Academy, nobody throws a single punch. Instead, the students summon Avatars, pint-sized stand-ins with battle powers based on academic ability. That is bad news for Yoshii, stuck in lowly Class F with the slackers. If these misfits want to escape their classroom and earn some respect, they'll have to fight their way up the ranks and take on Class A, the best. Once the slackers of Class F get motivated, they don't give up, and Yoshii can't even spell surrender!
Baka and Test - Season 2
Goofball Yoshii's still leading his crew in Avatar battles against the brainier students in school, but the girls in Class F have grown way less concerned with improving their status, and more interested in getting closer to the guys in the gang! Of course, some of the boys are totally oblivious to the intentions of girls. Nonetheless, the Class F girls aren't giving up anytime soon, for when love is on the line, even the biggest underachievers can find motivation, even if they can't spell it!
Beast Machines Transformers Complete Series
Picking up right where Beast Wars left off, Optimus Primal, Cheetor, Rattrap and Black Arachnia are finally going back to Cybertron, their home planet. However, all is not well, as they soon find out Cybertron is complete devoid of power and a race of drone machines known as the Vehicons are out to get the Transformers. Primal soon discovers that none other than the villainous Magatron and his Predacon are responsible for both the lack of power and the Vehicons.
Chicago Fire Season 2
In the second season, the crew of Chicago Firehouse 51 must deal with an arsonist. Also, Internal issues threaten to derail the firehouse as McLeod continues to pressure Chief Boden into closing the place down.
Draft Day
On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number one pick. He must quickly decide what he's willing to sacrifice in pursuit of perfection as the lines between his personal and professional life become blurred on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with dreams of playing in the NFL.
Fate / Kaleid Complete Collection
Illyasviel von Einzbern's normal life is suddenly halted by the Kaleidostick Ruby, a magical wand on the run from her former master, who instantly decides that little Illya has all the right stuff to become the next great magical girl. However, Ruby's previous owner Rin Tohsaka isn't exactly thrilled to be de-wanded, especially since she's just accepted an assignment to collect the seven legendary Class Cards.
From the Rough
The remarkable true story of Catana Starks from historically black university Tennessee State who became the first African-American woman to coach an all-men's team at the collegiate level. When she signed up to run the club, she expected it to be tough but she had no idea just how challenging it would be. With no scholarships to offer and only one US student willing to work with her, she was forced to reach out across the globe and assemble a ragtag group of golfers.
Grey's Anatomy Season 10
Episodes for season ten include: Seal Our Fate; I Want You with Me; Everybody's Crying Mercy; Puttin' on the Ritz; I Bet It Stung; Map of You; Triller; Two Against One; Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word; Somebody That I used to Know; Man on the Moon; and more.
History Detectives Special Investigations
The team brings cutting edge investigative tools to some of America's biggest mysteries. Three investigators team up to solve each case: Wes Cowan, Kaiama Glover, and Tukufu Zuberi. As the detectives unearth fresh evidence, sift through clues and crisscross the country in search of answers, they reveal new perspectives on stories we thought we knew from the sinking of the SS Sultana to Jimmy Hoffa.
It's always sunny in Philadelphia - Season 9
The gang returns for their most inappropriate adventures yet in Season Nine. Once again, Paddy's Pub is the spot for clever cruelty and tasteless tomfoolery as Dee and Charlie get roped into a pyramid scheme and Dennis reveals he has super-powered erections. Season Nine also feature 'The Gang Saves The Day,' the show's historic 100th episode.
Moms' Night Out
All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation, a long-needed moms' night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation, and food not served in a paper bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours - what could go wrong?
New Girl - Season 3
In the brilliantly funny and game-changing third season, Jess and Nick go 'll-in' on their romance, but soon realize that loving and living together will tougher than they thought. Schmidt finds himself in double trouble when he dates Cece and Elizabeth at the same time. Unlucky-in-love Winston makes a special connection, too bad it's only with the roommates' new house cat.
Night Moves
The story of three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.
Out of the Clear Blue Sky
Tells the riveting, behind-the-scenes story of Cantor Fitzgerald. On September 10, 2001, financial firm Cantor Fitzgerald was headquartered on the top 5 floors of the World Trade Center. On September 11, 2001, 658 of their 960 employees were missing, presumed dead, in the nation's worst terrorist attacks. Tells twin stories - the saga of the ravaged business and surviving employees, and an insider's take on the unusual community of families that formed in the aftermath.
Person of Interest: the complete 3rd season
The Person of Interest team suffers a devastating loss and confronts staggering challenges in the hit series' most explosive season yet. Adapting to the evolution of The Machine, now completely self-governed and hidden from all, technical wizard Finch and ex-CIA operative Reese team with rogue agent Samantha Shaw to save lives and seek justice, but their missions now threaten to tear them apart. NYPD Detectives Carter and Fusco finally unravel the criminal police conspiracy.
Secrets of the African Wild Collection
National Geographic travels to the heart of Africa to reveal up-close encounters and intimate stories of lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalo in the wild in this collection of 8 blue-chip specials. Programs include The Unlikely Leopard, Super Cat, Game of Lions, Battle for the Elephants, Odzala: Islands in the Forest, The Rhino War, Africa: Wilds of Madagascar, and Gabon: The Last Eden.
They Came Together
When Joel and Molly meet, it's hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie candy shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex. But amazingly, they fall in love, until they break up about two thirds of the way through, and Molly starts dating her accountant. But then right at the end, well you'll just have to see. (Hint: Joel makes a big speech and they get back together.)
Tom & Jerry - the lost dragon
Your favorite cat and mouse are back with song, sorcery and slapstick in this enchanted tale. The adventure begins when Tom and Jerry happen upon a mysterious glowing egg. Little do they know, this egg was stolen from a very large fire breathing dragon. In short time, baby Puffy hatches from his egg and takes Tom as his mommy.
Transformers Rescue Bots - Mystery Rescue
The Rescue Bots, Chase, Heatwave, Blades and Bolder, are charged with the important task of protecting the town of Griffin Rock. Relying on their courage and friendship, these Transformers are also aided by a family of first responders, chief among them is a young boy named Cody. This is a big task at the best of times, but even more so when uncovering the mysteries of Griffin Rock! Join the suspense and the fun as Cody and the Rescue Bots confront ghosts, mind control, gremlins and more!
Whitewash
In the harsh, wintry woods of rural Quebec, Bruce, a down-on-his-luck snowplow operator, accidentally kills a man during a drunken night joyride. Stricken with panic, he hides the body and takes to the deep wilderness in hopes of outrunning both the authorities and his own conscience. But as both begin to close in, Bruce falls apart mentally and morally and mysteries unravel to reveal who he was before the accident.

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Blended with 579 requests.

The Walking Dead - Season 4 had 462 requests,
The Love Punch had 322 requests,
Sons of Anarchy season 6 had 264 requests,
The Normal Heart had 225 requests,
The Double had 216 requests,
Elementary - the second season had 121 requests,
Legends of Oz - Dorothy's return had 113 requests,
Revenge - The complete third season had 107 requests,
Haven - complete 4th season had 100 requests,
Criminal Minds - the Ninth Season had 97 requests,
Trust Me had 65 requests,
Breathless had 58 requests,
The Musketeers - Season One had 53 requests,
Age of Uprising - The legend of Michael Kohlhaas had 52 requests,
A Promise had 47 requests,
UFC 173 - Barao vs Dillashaw had 40 requests,
Now and again had 37 requests,
Lucky in Love had 33 requests,
75 Years of WWII had 30 requests,
Medieval Lives - birth, marriage, death had 25 requests,
The Stream had 24 requests,
Portlandia - Season 4 had 23 requests,
Earth - the Sequel had 21 requests,
Phantom had 21 requests,
My Gal Sunday had 19 requests,
Triad had 19 requests,
Austin and Ally - Chasing the beat had 18 requests,
Good Luck Charlie - so long, farewell had 18 requests,
Sanctuary - quite a conundrum had 18 requests,
Wicked Tuna: Season 3 had 16 requests,
Same Same but Different had 12 requests,
Uta No Prince Sama 2000% Complete had 6 requests,
Susie's Hope had 5 requests,
Ghost Bird had 2 requests,
Living with cancer - Caring for the caregiver had 2 requests,
Smart Smart - Dealing with bullies - the right way had 1 request, and
What's Up NASA? 8.2014 Edition had 0 requests.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 23 August 2014 through Friday 29 August 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 8/23/2014:
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Scrapbook Workshop
West Las Vegas: For Teens: CenterStage Summer Musical Theatre Day Camp
Windmill Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Muppets Most Wanted
    Sunday 8/24/2014:
Clark County Library: Computers 101: Intro to Computers
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Las Vegas Library: Adventures in Job Hunting
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
    Monday 8/25/2014:
Clark County Library: Medicare Info Session
Sahara West Library: Longevitology: Energy Healing
    Tuesday 8/26/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Blockbusters of the 1960s - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 8/27/2014:
Clark County Library: Munch & Mingle for Non-Profits
Mesquite Library: French Film Discussion Group
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Turbo
    Thursday 8/28/2014:
Sahara West Library: Introduction to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Book Discussion Group
West Las Vegas: iPad & Notebook - Beginnings and Basics
    Friday 8/29/2014:
Enterprise Library: United Blood Service Blood Drive
Windmill Library: Blood Drive with United Blood Services

Monday, August 18, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 26 August 2014:

75 Years of WWII
In this special collection, History examines the deadliest conflict in human history. D-Day in HD presents the most critical military operation of WWII and the largest amphibious assault in history. Through the personal accounts of soldiers on both sides, this special tells the story in the first person, in the words of those who lived it, from famous leaders like Eisenhower to unknown foot soldiers.
Austin and Ally - Chasing the beat
Join Austin, Ally, and their hilarious best friends Trish and Dez as they take Miami by storm. Go undercover with Ally as she transforms herself into the edgy songwriter 'Roxy Rocket.' Tag along with Austin on his big date, where Ally reveals her true feelings. Then, get into the groove when Austin and Ally compete against one another in an epic Glee Club mashup!
Blended
After a disastrous blind date, single parents Lauren and Jim agree on only one thing: they never want to see each other again. But when they each sign up separately for a fabulous family vacation with their kids, they are all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week.
Breathless
Follows the lives of a group of doctors and nurses working in a London hospital, a world in which everything and everyone has their place. But underneath this veneer simmers a cauldron of lies and guilty secrets, driven by love, ambition and sex. Breathless opens in 1961, a time when Britain was on the brink of the '60s revolution, abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just available to married women.
Criminal Minds - the Ninth Season
FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) knows no boundaries when it comes to tracking down ruthless and unpredictable killers. Unit chief Aaron Hotchner and Special Agents David Rossi, Alex Blake, Dr. Spencer Reid, Derek Morgan and 'JJ' Jareau use the art of profiling and psychological tactics to solve the FBI's most extreme and violent cases. With the help of technical analyst, Penelope Garcia, the BAU takes down serial killers, uncovers dark secrets, and saves lives, including one of their own.
The Double
Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance. James is both Simon's exact physical double and his opposite: confident, charismatic and good with women. To Simon's horror, James slowly starts taking over his life.
Earth - the Sequel
Based on the New York Times bestselling book by the same name, provides a straightforward look at the green energy revolution taking place all around us. Featuring the inventors and entrepreneurs who are leading the charge in this mission, we'll see how going green is not only good for the planet, but it's also good for business.
Elementary - the second season
Jonny Lee Miller returns in this modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes, the dangerously eccentric consulting detective who's addicted to impossible cases. Lucy Liu stars as Dr. Joan Watson, his 'sober companion' turned partner in detection. Together, they take on some of the strangest crimes New York has ever seen as they assist the police in uncovering clues that unlock the city's sinister secrets. Only to the very sharpest minds do the incredible solutions seem elementary.
Ghost Bird
Ghost Bird is a non-fiction feature about a small town in Arkansas, an extinct giant woodpecker and everybody looking for the Holy Grail of birding - the Ivory-billed woodpecker. Following numerous sightings and its widely announced rediscovery in 2005, the world's best birders have been unable to locate even one "Lord God Bird" after over three years of intensive searching. Ghost Bird examines the meaning of hope, faith and the limits of certainty in the quest to resurrect this lost species...unless, like the Holy Grail itself, the Ivory-bill remains forever out of reach.
Good Luck Charlie - so long, farewell
Laugh yourself silly with five unforgettable episodes from Season Four, including the two-part series finale. See Mrs. Dabney strut her stuff at the roller rink, relive the romantic reunion of Teddy and Spencer, and so much more. Celebrate the past and embrace the future as the Duncans follow their dreams together.
Haven - complete 4th season
Season four includes a storyline of a pair of paranormal investigator who star in their own reality show while on a fact finding mission to expose Haven's secrets.
Legends of Oz - Dorothy's return
Dorothy's only just returned home from her first incredible journey to Oz, but she's already being called back for another adventure! After waking to post-tornado Kansas, Dorothy and Toto are whisked to Oz on a magical rainbow mover sent by their old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion and the Tin Man. Time in Oz has passed much faster than back in Kansas, and Dorothy discovers that the Jester, the devious brother of the Wicked Witch of the West, is taking Oz over one region at a time.
The Love Punch
Middle aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company was fraudulent. The company is now bankrupt and the employee pension fund, including his own, has been embezzled. Enlisting the help of his ex-wife Kate, Richard sets out to track down the shady businessman behind this, Vincent Kruger.
The Normal Heart
A film drama that tells the dramatic, poignant and often-exasperating story of the early days of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early '80s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial.
Phantom
In Tokyo, a young man and woman are about to endure the most crucial night of their lives. They will experience a range of emotions, including alienation, terror and joy. Searching for their place in the world through the maze of Tokyo's nightlife, they will come out the other end transformed.
Portlandia - Season 4
IFC's hit sketch comedy series, created, written by, and starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, is driven by a series of hilarious character-based shorts all of which take place in Portlandia, the creators' dreamy and absurd rendering of Portland, Oregon, where '90s culture reigns supreme and political correctness is all the rage.
Revenge - The complete third season
Over twenty years ago, Hamptons' wealthiest elite destroyed a young girl's life when they framed and murdered her father. Fueled by this betrayal, Emily Thorne came back and began to exact revenge on those who wronged her. This season, the stakes are higher than ever and may end up costing her everything, including her life.
Sons of Anarchy season 6
Episodes for season six include: Straw; One One Six; Poenitentia; Wolfsangel; The Mad King; Salvage; Sweet and Vaded; Los Fantasmas; John 8:32; Huang Wu; Aon Rud Persanta; You Are My Sunshine; and A mother's Work.
Triad
Three childhood friends join the Hong Kong Triads, only to discover that fame and fortune will ultimately break them apart as only one can become the leader of the gang.
UFC 173 - Barao vs Dillashaw
Owner of a remarkable 35-fight unbeaten streak, Renan Barao will put his UFC bantamweight title on the line when he faces contender TJ Dillashaw in the main event of UFC 173. Fresh off a first-round knockout of Urijah Faber in February, the Brazilian bomber has every intention of doing the same to Dillashaw, an offensive machine who has five Octagon victories. Plus, welterweight knockout artists Robbie Lawler and Jake Ellenberger both look to move into position for a 170-pound title shot.
Uta No Prince Sama 2000% Complete
Fortunately, since she's moved into the dorms Haruka's available for even more music making. Only now StArish has some real competition, as the new golden-throated warblers from the Senior Master Course make it their job to show the first six what it really takes to become a J-Pop star. And what about that mysterious seventh member of StArish?
The Walking Dead - Season 4
Get ready for exciting up-to-the-minute video of what's happening at NASA. Whether it be the latest launch, mission, or new discovery, this video brings it to you with incredible picture and sound! Each month, this video magazine will bring the thrill of space exploration to all!
What's Up NASA? 8.2014 Edition
Get ready for exciting up-to-the-minute video of what's happening at NASA. Whether it be the latest launch, mission, or new discovery, this video brings it to you with incredible picture and sound! Each month, this video magazine will bring the thrill of space exploration to all!
Wicked Tuna: Season 3
Fishing is a hard life, and harder with bluefin stocks depleted. In Gloucester, Massachusetts, there's a special breed of fishermen. In its third season, it follows the most skilled fishermen as they set out in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic in hopes of catching the valuable bluefin tuna. When one bluefin can bring in as much as $20,000, they'll do whatever it takes to hook up.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with 1139 requests.

Sabotage had 776 requests,
Boardwalk Empire - the complete fourth season had 443 requests,
The Quiet Ones had 307 requests,
Fading Gigolo had 301 requests,
Only Lovers Left Alive had 229 requests,
Once Upon a Time - the complete third season had 219 requests,
A Good Man had 163 requests,
Toy Story of Terror had 155 requests,
Starship Rising had 149 requests,
NCIS Season 11 had 114 requests,
Rosemary's Baby had 108 requests,
The Good Wife - the fifth season had 88 requests,
Revolution - the complete second season had 81 requests,
NCIS - Los Angeles - the fifth season had 72 requests,
Rampage - Capital Punishment had 59 requests,
The Sacrament had 42 requests,
Parenthood Season 5 had 39 requests,
Parks & Recreation - Season 6 had 31 requests,
The Mindy Project - Season 2 had 23 requests,
Battleground 2014 had 22 requests,
Inside Combat Rescue - The Last Stand had 13 requests, and
Secrets of the dead - the Mona Lisa mystery had 8 requests.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 16 August 2014 through Friday 22 August2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 8/16/2014:
Laughlin Library: Spirit Mountain Quilt Guild Lesson: Triangles, Triangles, Triangles!
Summerlin Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Sunrise Library: Summer Blood Drive with United Blood Services
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 8/17/2014:
Clark County Library: Computers 101: Intro to Computers
Clark County Library: Vintage Vegas Part 2: Welcome to the Neighborhood
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Las Vegas Library: Adventures in Job Hunting
Sahara West Library: Exploring Your Family's Heritage - Genealogy Series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101: Class 3 of 3
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Book Club
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search Online!
    Monday 8/18/2014:
Clark County Library: Caregiver Suport Series: Part 3
Mesquite Library: Community Bereavement Group
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
    Tuesday 8/19/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Blockbusters of the 1960s - 2001: A Space Odyssey
Clark County Library: Look Before You Leap: Starting a Non-Profit in Nevada
Mesquite Library: Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Session
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 8/20/2014:
Mesquite Library: eMail Basics
Rainbow Library: Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Session
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Open Season 3
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: Identity Theft
    Thursday 8/21/2014:
Clark County Library: Business 101: How to operate a home-based business
Mesquite Library: Hands-On Computer Lab
Summerlin Library: Download eMedia to your Tablet
    Friday 8/22/2014:
Laughlin Library: Movie Matinee: Diane

Monday, August 11, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 19 August 2013:

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man, but it comes at a price: only he can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp.
Battleground 2014
Following the excitement of the inaugural edition of Battleground in 2013, get ready for more action-packed matches in the second ever Battleground! Memorable matches from the 2013 event included a WWE Championship match between Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton, as well as an Intercontinental Championship match between Curtis Axel and R-Truth.
Boardwalk Empire - the complete fourth season
Following his battle with Gyp Rosetti, Nucky makes a peace offering to Joe Masseria while working the odds with Arnold Rothstein. Nucky heads to Philadelphia to deal with the fallout from Willie's liquor fiasco. Eli braces for the worst as Agent Knox launches his plan to bring Nucky down. Capone and Torrio reach an agreement in Cicero.
Fading Gigolo
Murray talks his friend Fioravante into becoming a gigolo as a way of making some much needed cash after an out-of-the-blue request from his dermatologist. With Murray acting as Fioravante's 'manager,' the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.
A Good Man
After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, Alexander is dragged into an all-out war between rival Chinese and Russian gangs; forcing him to not only defend the family, but bringing him face to face with and old foe.
The Good Wife - the fifth season
Alicia Florrick and Cary join forces to launch their own law firm. As they sever ties with Lockhart/Gardner, tensions escalate and explode as the new rivals go into attack mode, battling each other both in and out of court. Alicia's new venture leads her to volatile showdowns, altering every major relationship she's cultivated. Season five witnesses Alicia's complete transformation from a good wife to a legal powerhouse.
Inside Combat Rescue - The Last Stand
As the attacks and violence between the US forces and the Taliban are at an all-time high at the end of the war in Afghanistan, National Geographic follows three Air Forces units of elite pararescuemen as they fly day and night, and in any conditions, to protect the 35,000-plus people who call Bagram Air Base home.
The Mindy Project - Season 2
The optimistic Mindy Lahiri is about to learn that fantasy doesn't always mesh with reality. After a stint in Haiti with her pastor boyfriend, Mindy returns to New York City, only to find that her relationship with Dr. Danny Castellano is more complicated than ever before.
NCIS - Los Angeles - the fifth season
Team leader Special Agent 'G' Callen and his partner Sam Hanna are chameleons who have mastered the art of undercover operations. Special Agent Kensi Blye, LAPD liaison Marty Deeks, NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger, and Operations Manager Henrietta 'Hetty' Lange, even Ops experts Eric and Nell get in on the action as the team works to stop a mastermind from bombing a train, solves a top-secret vaccine-related murder, and embarks on a rescue mission in Afghanistan to save one of their own.
NCIS Season 11
With 24 episodes, Special Agent Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) continues to guide the elite unit from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service into dangerous waters in order to protect the nation from biological attacks, hospital bombings and an unpredictable terrorist group known as The Brotherhood of Doubt. One of their own is taken hostage by a terrorist at large and the mysterious re-emergence of the infamous Privileged Killer takes the team to New Orleans for a thrilling, two-part episode.
Once Upon a Time - the complete third season
The stakes are higher than ever following a narrow escape from the nightmare of Nerveland and Peter Pan. A year after their amazing adventure, Emma and Henry are living in New York with no awareness of their past history - until Hook shows up and jogs Emma's memory with a magic potion. Once again, the 'Savior' is called back to Storybrooke when a legendary villainess arrives in disguise to curse the town anew and exact an unspeakably cruel vengeance.
Only Lovers Left Alive
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
Parenthood Season 5
As Kristina and Adam reevaluate their lives after her fight against cancer, Sarah finds a career she loves and a possible new romance. Crosby and Jasmine adapt to life as a family with an infant in the house, while Camille and Zeek decide what their 'Act three' is going to be now that they have an empty nest. And though most challenges bring the relations closer together, Joel and Julia find their marriage crumbling apart in ways they never expected.
Parks & Recreation - Season 6
The citizens of Pawnee loathe their merger with the neighboring town of Eagleton, and blame all their troubles on Councilwoman Knope. The personal lives of those in city Hall are equally as tumultuous. Andy must temporarily say 'cheerio' to his wife, April, when he takes a dream job in London; Ron adjusts to his new domestic roles; and Ann and Chris eagerly await the birth of their child.
The Quiet Ones
Tucked away in an estate outside of London, Professor Coupland along with a team of university students conducts an 'experiment' on Jane Harper, a young girl who harbors unspeakable secrets. What dark forces they uncover are more terrifying than any of them expected. Inspired by true events.
Rampage - Capital Punishment
Violent anti-hero Bill Williamson has a plan to change the world by exacting vengeance on the rich, and ripping Washington apart. He holds a number of people hostage and uses his captives as his political platform to spread his message and awaken humanity. It's time to destroy the system, and change won't happen peacefully.
Revolution - the complete second season
When all technology and electricity has suddenly and mysteriously blacked out, what's left is a post-apocalyptic landscape inhabited by ruthless paramilitary groups, heroic freedom fighters, and a family struggling to survive. Seen through the eyes of the fiercely determined young woman, Charlie Matheson, it follows a band of rebels including Charlie's mother Rachel and Uncle Miles as they face danger in their attempts to overthrow the Militia, and ultimately return power to the people.
Rosemary's Baby
Rosemary and Guy start a new life in Paris, where a good deed leads to friendship with a rich and powerful couple who may be hiding a dark secret.
Sabotage
Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done; until, one-by-one, the team members mysteriously start to be eliminated. As the body count rises, everyone is a suspect.
The Sacrament
Two reporters for VICE Media journey to a remote Central American compound hoping to reunite with the photographer's sister, who feels out of touch after struggling with a drug addiction. They find an isolated community of true believers devoted to a shadowy but charismatic figure called 'Father.' Skeptical at first, the journalists begin to come around to the group's utopian claims, until things rapidly take a very dark turn.
Secrets of the dead - the Mona Lisa Mystery
It is the most famous painting in the world, created by the hand of a genius, marveled at by millions every year in the Louvre in Paris, but could there be a second Mona Lisa? In 1913, an interesting portrait surfaced, the so-called 'Isleworth Mona Lisa.' Using sophisticated scientific analysis, scientists will test both paintings to determine whether Leonardo da Vinci painted an earlier version of the iconic portrait.
Starship Rising
In a distant galaxy, years of war and corruption have devastated those living under the oppressive regime of the planetary federation. With a nearly unlimited arsenal of powerful weapons at their disposal, no one dares to stand up against them. However, when one starship captain uncovers a government secret that could lead to the destruction of the entire galaxy, he realizes that he must rise up and rebel in order to stop them.
Toy Story of Terror
What starts out as an exciting road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse following a detour to a roadside motel. After Mr. Potato Head suddenly disappears, his friends find themselves caught up in a hilarious mystery that must be solved before they suffer the same fate in this thrilling story of TERROR!

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Muppets Most Wanted with 558 requests.

Locke had 456  requests,
The Railway Man had 359 requests,
Rage had 340 requests,
Frankie & Alice had 164 requests,
Breathe In had 119 requests,
Filth had 117 requests,
Hateship Loveship had 113 requests,
Swelter had 104 requests,
Batman: Assault on Arkham had 97 requests,
Jesse had 81 requests,
Summer in February had 73 requests,
Dancing in Jaffa had 32 requests,
WWE OMG! Volume 2 - The Top 50 Incidents in WCW History had 30 requests,
The Cold Lands had 24 requests,
Eastsiders had 23 requests,
Kilimanjaro had 23 requests,
Fanie Fourie's Lobola had 17 requests,
Ghost Hunters Season 9, Part 1 had 15 requests,
MLB Baseball's Season: the 1980's had 11 requests,
Power Rangers Megaforce: A battle to the finish had 11 requests,
Fantasista Doll Complete had 9 requests,
The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man - Season 1 had 6 requests,
The Devil's Ride - Season 2 had 4 requests,
Royal Paintbox had 4 requests, and
The Past is a Grotesque Animal had 2 requests.