Monday, August 22, 2016

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 30 August 2016:

Arrow - The Complete Fourth Season
After defeating his most formidable foe to date and riding off into the sunset with longtime flame Felicity Smoak, Oliver Queen left Starling City with the dream of beginning a new life. But will Oliver ever truly be able to leave behind his past as the Arrow, and, if so, what becomes of the team he has worked so hard to assemble?
Blunt Talk - The Complete First Season
Walter Blunt, a British import intent on conquering the world of American cable news. Through the platform of his nightly news show, Blunt is on a mission to impart his wisdom and guidance on how Americans should live. Besieged by network bosses, a dysfunctional news staff, numerous ex-wives, children of all ages, and his own well-intentioned, but sometimes misguided decisions, Blunt's only support is in the form of the heavy-drinking, devoted manservant he transplanted from the U.K.
The Boss
Michelle Darnell a titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
Chicago Fire: Season 4
As firehouse Lt. Matt Casey deals with the fallout of his undercover work and Rescue Squad Lt. Kelly Severide struggles with a demotion, personal matters threaten the focus needed for the crew's daily life-and-death decisions.
Chicago Med: Season 1
The doctors, nurses and staff of the city's most cutting-edge trauma center take on critical medical cases and their ethical dilemmas. Woven into this high-intensity environment are engrossing personal dramas where life or death is always on the line.
Criminal Minds The Eleventh Season
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit braves a relentless enemy that jeopardizes their professional lives and demands unprecedented personal sacrifices. Tackling a network of cunning, cutthroat hitmen linked by the Darknet, Special Agents Aaron Hotchner, David Rossi, Derek Morgan, Jennifer JJ Jareau, Dr. Spencer Reid, technical analyst Penelope Garcia, and a new crew member, forensic psychologist Dr. Tara Lewis, delve into the depths of the Dark Web, and put their lives in peril like never before.
Death in Paradise - Season Four
Just when it seems that love will finally conquer the reserved, British heart of DI Humphrey Goodman, beautiful Detective Sergeant Camille Bordey may leave their sun-baked Caribbean paradise. Two new recruits join the team to investigate eight more killings from a ghostly stabbing during a séance and the drowning of a bride-to-be, to the murders of a surf instructor, rock-and-roll singer and champion volleyball player.
Grey's Anatomy Season 12
Sometimes the life you need to save is your own, especially after a shattering loss, when the bonds of friendship and love at Grey Sloan Memorial are tested like never before. Experience the passion, the drama and every heart-stopping moment. Television's favorite doctors now find themselves simmering in a world of sexual politics. Bailey struggles with what it means to be a woman in charge of the hospital... and her own husband, while Maggie faces the challenges of dating a younger man.
Jane Wants a Boyfriend
A young woman in her mid 20s living with autism announces that she wants to find a boyfriend.
The Jungle Book
An epic adventure about Mowgli, a man-cub who's been raised by a family of wolves. Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan, who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the only home he's ever known, Mowgli embarks on a captivating journey of self discovery, guided by panther turned stern mentor Bagheera, and the free spirited bear Baloo.
Me Before You
Louisa 'Lou' Clark lives in a quaint town in the English countryside. With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year old goes from one job to the next in order to make ends meet. Taking a job at the local 'castle' she becomes caregiver and companion to Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker who became wheelchair bound in an accident. Embarking together on a series of adventures, both Lou and Will get more than they bargained for.
Mom - The Complete Third Season
Single mom Christy Plunkett is now sober and trying to get her life on track. However, she's tested daily by her newly sober mother, Bonnie, and by her relationships with her own kids. Christy tries to remain positive as she attempts to overcome her past and build a better future, but with her dysfunctional family and life's many setbacks, it's always an uphill battle.
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic: Everypony's Favorite Fright
Get ready for frightful fun! Twilight Sparkle and her friends meet a mysterious zebra in the Everfree Forest. Princess Luna enlists the help of the ponies to track down a magical force that turns dreams into nightmares. Fluttershy decides to overcome her fears and participate in Nightmare Night. Spike must share Twilight's attention with an owl and compete in dangerous dragon games. They can face any spooky adventure so long as they have the magic of friendship!
NCIS Los Angeles - The Seventh Season
The Seventh Season follows a tight-knit unit of NCIS Agents who investigate and apprehend dangerous and elusive criminals that pose a threat to the nation's security.
The Night Manager - Season 1
Jonathan Pine is working as the night manager of a Cairo hotel. He gets involved with a local woman who is the girlfriend of a local gangster. Through her relationship with the gangster she has acquired information linking illegal international arms sales with an English billionaire.
The Phenom
Ever since Hopper was a child, he has dreamed of becoming a major-league pitcher. Relentlessly pushed and punished by his abusive father, he's on the verge of becoming one of the game's most promising players when he unexpectedly breaks down on the mound. Now Hopper's only hope for a future lies with an unorthodox sports therapist who urges him to piece together the past and confront the man who is both bully and family.
Shameless - Complete 6th Season
Scrappy, stubborn and strong, the Gallaghers are tested by changing times, but Season Six finds them older, wiser, and better at playing the system. Used to their natural state of chaos, the Gallaghers are as surprised as anyone at how life is turning out for them. But as they come into their own and find out who they really are is it really possible that they could grow apart for good?
Star Wars Rebels - Complete Season 2
Season Two continues the epic tradition of the legendary STAR WARS saga with exciting action-packed episodes. 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, Jra, 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.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Hardcore Henry with 412 requests.

The Nice Guys had 399 requests,
The Walking Dead: Season 6 had 325 requests,
The Man Who Knew Infinity had 224 requests,
Maggie's Plan had 184 requests,
The Duel had 180 requests,
Orphan Black - Season Four had 123 requests,
Castle - The Complete 8th and Final Season had 119 requests,
NCIS Season 13 had 96 requests,
Outlaws and Angels had 93 requests,
Weiner had 91 requests,
DCs Legends of Tomorrow Season 1 had 90 requests,
Ash vs Evil Dead Season 1 had 86 requests,
Roots had 77 requests,
Elementary - The Fourth Season had 62 requests,
The Strain - Season 2 had 43 requests,
Lucifer: The Complete First Season had 40 requests,
Superstore: Season One had 34 requests,
Narcos: Season One had 30 requests,
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season Three had 29 requests,
Scandal - The Complete Fifth Season had 26 requests, and
WWE Battleground 2016 had 11 requests.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Audiobooks on CD - New Releases

Audiobooks on CD
Here are the Audiobook on CD releases for this week, starting 21 August 2016:

First Star I See Tonight by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Piper Dove is a woman with a dream to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. Problem? Graham's spotted her, and he's not happy. Piper soon finds herself working for Graham himself, although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead, he's hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop's life might be in danger, and Piper's determined to protect him, whether he wants it or not.
NPR Road Trips Collection: On the Road Again by National Public Radio
With frequent stops at pop culture meccas, and unforgettable encounters with humans of singular interest, the NPR Road Trips series introduces listeners not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations, but to the people who inhabit them, and seek them out. Each story focuses on real locations, real people, and real history in the thought-provoking, imaginative and entertaining way listeners have come to expect from NPR.
The One Man by Andrew Gross
Nathan Blum works behind a desk at an intelligence office in Washington, DC, but he longs to contribute to the war effort in a more meaningful way, and he has a particular skill set the U.S. suddenly needs. Nathan is fluent in German and Polish, he is Semitic looking, and he proved his scrappiness at a young age when he escaped from the Polish ghetto. Now, the government wants him to take on the most dangerous assignment of his life: Nathan must sneak into Auschwitz, on a mission to find and escape with one man.
Repo Madness by W. Bruce Cameron
Juggling the possible loss of his job, a romantic estrangement, and court-ordered medication, Michigan repo man Ruddy McCann learns that the tragedy that defined his life may be a lie, a possibility that compels his investigation into a string of local disappearances.
With Every Breath by Maya Banks
The fourth book in the Slow Burn series a a mesmerizingly sexy tale of a strong, brilliant woman who encounters the one man who makes her lose all control.
Here are the Audiobook on CD releases for next week, starting 28 August 2016

Frost Line by Linda Howard
Lenna is Strength, a manifestation of the Tarot card, and powerful beyond reckoning. When she's pulled into the human realm, tasked with protecting a young boy, everything is thrown into chaos. Lenna's not supposed to be here, interacting with mortals. She's definitely not supposed to be drawn to the sexy mercenary sent to retrieve her by any means necessary.
Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
Yearning to find her missing father, 12-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow embarks on an adventure to find him by traveling through the mythical, upside-down, dangerous land of Furthermore along with a boy named Oliver, whose own magical ability is based in lies and deceit.
The Gathering by Dan Poblocki
Some houses are more than just haunted; they're hungry. Dash, Dylan, Poppy, Marcus, and Azumi don't know this at first. They each think they've been summoned to Shadow House for innocent reasons. But there's nothing innocent about Shadow House. Something within its walls is wickedly wrong. Nothing and nobody can be trusted. Hallways move. Doors vanish. Ghosts appear. Children disappear. And the way out? That's disappeared, too. Enter Shadow House; if you dare.
A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny
Receiving a mysterious old map that has been found stuffed in the walls of a bistro, former Quebec homicide investigator Armand Gamache follows clues to the site of a dead Sûreté academy professor and an unlikely cadet with whom he is implicated in a murder case.
The Jealous Kind by James Lee Burke
Intervening when he sees a beautiful, gifted girl fighting with her boyfriend, a young man inadvertently challenges the power of the Mob in his Korean War-era Texas community and must summon the courage of his soldier father in order to stand up for his beliefs.
Rushing Waters by Danielle Steel
A forceful, dramatic novel about the lives of multiple people caught in a major hurricane and flood in New York City and the new relationships that develop in the aftermath.
The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd
At the foot of a tree shattered by shelling and gunfire, stretcher-bearers find an exhausted officer, shivering with cold and a loss of blood from several wounds. The soldier is brought to battlefield nurse Bess Crawford's aid station, where she stabilizes him and treats his injuries before he is sent to a rear hospital. The odd thing is, the officer isn't British, he's French. But in a moment of anger and stress, he shouts at Bess in German. When the French officer disappears in Paris, it's up to Bess, a soldier's daughter as well as a nurse, to find out why, even at the risk of her own life.
Texas Tall by Janet Dailey
The born rancher who stole her heart, her ex-husband, the tough, tender father of her child, Tori Tyler can't let Will Tyler go to prison for a crime that was a simple accident. But she can't deny that her feelings for the man run much deeper than loyalty, and her desire for his strong, sure embrace has never died. Protecting him is second nature, until an unexpected terror threatens to shatter them both--and Tori needs Will's fierce love more than ever before. Will can accept the blame for the destruction of his marriage, but he can't believe that he and Tori won't have a second chance to make it right. With the ranch in trouble and his freedom on the line, somehow fighting for her is the only thing that matters.
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir
Laia is determined to break into Kauf-the Empire's most secure and dangerous prison-and save her brother, whose knowledge of Serric steel is the key to the Scholars' future. And Elias is determined to stay by Laia's side...even if it means giving up his own chance at freedom.
Wild Embrace by Nalini Singh
Nalini Singh presents a stunningly sensual collection of four all-new Psy/Changeling novellas, in which taboos are broken, boundaries are crossed, and instincts prove irresistible.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 20 August 2016 through Friday 26 August 2016:
(Click on the event name for times, and more information)
    Saturday 8/20/2016:
Summerlin Library: Author Visit: Robert Parker
Sunrise Library: For Teens: Super Smash Bros.
West Las Vegas Library: Acting for Film Workshops
West Las Vegas Library: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 8/21/2016:
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Library Book Club
Sahara West Library: Desert Hearts Romance Readers
Sahara West Library: Exploring Your Family’s History – Genealogy Series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Whitney Library: Device Advice
Whitney Library: Spectacular Painting Program
    Monday 8/22/2016:
Clark County Library: Medicare Information Session
Las Vegas Library: Math for Moms and Dads - or anyone helping kids with homework!
Summerlin Library: Adult Coloring Group
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility & Balance Class
Whitney Library: Device Advice
    Tuesday 8/23/2016:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: All Aboard! - Strangers on a Train
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Takeover: Line Dancing
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Excel Basics
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.
    Wednesday 8/24/2016:
Clark County Library: Writers Workshop Series: Character Development
Mesquite Library: Downloading eMedia to Your iPad, Tablet, Kindle Fire, Nook Color
Sahara West Library: Pokemon Go
    Thursday 8/25/2016:
Clark County Library: Business 101: Are You an Entrepreneur in Search of an Idea?
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Laughlin Library: Adult Coloring
Summerlin Library: Introduction to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Introduction to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Sahara West Book Discussion Group
    Friday 8/26/2016:
Laughlin Library: Laughlin Film Showings: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Monday, August 15, 2016

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 23 August 2016:

Ash vs Evil Dead Season 1
Ash is the stock boy, aging lothario, and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead. When a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, Ash is finally forced to face his demons, personal and literal. Destiny, it turns out, has no plans to release the unlikely hero from its 'Evil' grip.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season Three
Brooklyn's finest are back and better than ever. Detective Jake Peralta is on a mission to be the 'most amazing detective-slash-genius' ever. The season is full of shake ups and shenanigans as the crew deals with a new boss, suspicious romances, a badly planned 'babymoon,' undercover mayhem and outrageously funny body cam shots.
Castle - The Complete 8th and Final Season
Beckett finds herself in the Captain's chair while Castle makes the leap from author to full-blown Private Investigator. The season begins with a bang as a call from a mysterious stranger puts Beckett on the run and sets off an explosive chain of events. The action gets even more exciting, and a little crazy, when Castle's daughter, Alexis, joins her father to solve the case of a lifetime.
DCs Legends of Tomorrow Season 1
When heroes alone are not enough, the world needs legends. Having seen the future, traveling rogue Rip Hunter assembles a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront the unstoppable threat of the immortal Vandal Savage, a threat which not only puts the planet at stake, but all of time itself. From the creators of The Flash and Arrow come this super hero team-up that combines characters from both shows.
The Duel
A Texas ranger investigates a series of murders in a small town led by a charismatic preacher, the routine investigation soon turns personal for the ranger who must solve the case before he loses everything to the mysterious town.
Elementary - The Fourth Season
A contemporary take on the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes who investigates crimes in modern-day New York City as a consultant to the NYPD and is assisted by Joan Watson, a former surgeon, who is hired by Holmes' wealthy father to help keep the eccentric detective sober.
Hardcore Henry
He remembers nothing. Mainly because he's just been brought back from the dead by his wife. She tells him that his name is Henry. Five minutes later, he's being shot at, his wife has been kidnapped, and he should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. Henry's also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow and everyone wants him dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy.
Lucifer: The Complete First Season
Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer has resigned his throne and retired to the City of Angels, where he is indulging in wine, women, and song. When a beautiful pop star is brutally murdered before his eyes, he feels something awaken deep within him, for the first time in ten billion years. Is he actually capable of feelings for a human being? The very thought disturbs him, as well as his best friend and confidante, Mazikeen, a fierce demon in the form of a beautiful young woman.
Maggie's Plan
Maggie's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant Georgette.


The Man Who Knew Infinity
Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G. H. Hardy.
Narcos: Season One
Based on a true story of the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the two DEA agents that brought the famed Medellin Cartel to its knees.
NCIS Season 13
The season begins with Gibbs fighting for his life after being shot. While DiNozzo travels to Shanghai to stop The Calling. In other happenings McGee and Bishop go undercover as a military couple; Abby is held hostage in a pharmaceutical lab; DiNozzo is accused of blackmail by a Senator.
The Nice Guys
In 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March and hired enforcer Jackson Healy must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.
Orphan Black - Season Four
A mysterious new clone appears this season, linking the current season to the past. Felix is having feelings of separation and loss because of the big revelation that Sarah is actually related to S, while Felix isn't.
Outlaws and Angels
For seasoned outlaw Henry and his gang of bandits, a high-stakes bank heist turns bloody when they kill a U.S. Marshal in the process. With one of the largest bounties in the history of the American West on their heads, they make their way south and invade the home of a seemingly innocent and unsuspecting frontier family for refuge. As an unexpected game of cat and mouse ensues, this twisted tale leads to seduction, role reversal, and ultimately revenge.
Roots
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil war. Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit.
Scandal - The Complete Fifth Season
The Oval Office is up for grabs, and none of the players are playing nice, including Olivia Pope, who now realizes she can never be content as a wifely First Lady. Domestic bliss pales in comparison with holding the reins of the highest office in the land, so when faced with a chance to wield unrivaled influence at any cost, will she continue to wear the white hat, or prove that she is, indeed, her father's daughter?
The Strain - Season 2
Drs. Ephraim Goodweather and Nora Martinez race to create a biological weapon to destroy the creatures, Abraham Setrakian relentlessly searches for an ancient book that holds the key to defeating the sinister 'Master.' Aware that he is now hunted by his handful of unlikely allies, the Master creates even more unstoppable bloodthirsty monsters.
Superstore: Season One
A hilarious workplace comedy venturing into the world of retail. The giant megastore is staffed by employees ranging from bright-eyed newbies and the seen-it-all veterans, to the clueless summer hires and the in-it-for-life managers. Together they tackle the day-to-day grind of rabid bargain hunters, riot-causing sales and nap-worthy training sessions.
The Walking Dead: Season 6
Season six opened with the survivors hunkered down in the Safe Zone, where many of the new episodes are expected to take place. And with it, we can expect producers to delve into the back-story of many of the most elusive characters from last season.
Weiner
An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's disastrous 2013 mayoral campaign.
WWE Battleground 2016
Welcome to the battleground, where rivals come head-to-head, scores are settled, and WWE Superstars and Divas battle it out for sports-entertainment supremacy.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Angry Birds Movie with 602 requests.

Gotham, Season 2 had 56 requests,
Once Upon a Time: The Complete Fifth Season had 53 requests,
Hell On Wheels, Season Five, Vol. 1 had 33 requests,
The Affair: Season 2 had 29 requests,
Sky had 28 requests,
The Vampire Diaries - Complete 7th Season had 27 requests,
Power Rangers Super Megaforce - The Complete 21st Season had 10 requests, and
Power Rangers Megaforce - The Complete Season had 6 requests.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 13 2016 through Friday 19 August 2016:
(Click on the event name for times, and more information)
    Saturday 8/13/2016:
Clark County Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Summerlin Library: Staged Reading of Unfinished
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to Your iPad, Tablet, Kindle Fire, Nook Color
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Pokemon Go Event
Windmill Library: Movie Matinee
West Las Vegas Library: Soul Sparking Sessions with Toni
    Sunday 8/14/2016:
Centennial Hills Library: Writing Workshop with Maxwell Alexander Drake
Summerlin Library: Operatic Tenor Craig Alan Thomas and the Summerlin Chamber Ensemble
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Whitney Library: Device Advice
Whitney Library: Second Sunday Movie Club
Whitney Library: Second Sunday Movie Discussion Club
    Monday 8/15/2016:
Clark County Library: Career Development Series: Write Your Best Resume Ever Part 1
Clark County Library: Looking for a Job? - Resume Writing 101
Centennial Hills Library: Writing Workshop with Maxwell Alexander Drake
Laughlin Library: Adult Summer Reading BINGO
Las Vegas Library: Math for Moms and Dads - or anyone helping kids with homework!
Whitney Library: Device Advice
Whitney Library: Guitar Playing for Beginners
West Las Vegas Library: West Las Vegas Library Literary Arts Discussion Group and Book Club
    Tuesday 8/16/2016:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: All Aboard! - The Harvey Girls
Clark County Library: SoNNPIC Workshop: Starting a Nonprofit Organization
Clark County Library: Looking for a Job? - Resume Writing 101
Clark County Library: Career Development Series: Write Your Best Resume Ever Part 2
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: The bitLab
Laughlin Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Takeover! Join the Knitwits: Knitters Gonna Knit
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Whitney Library: For Teens: littleBits Tinker Lab
Windmill Library: For Teens: Anime Club
    Wednesday 8/17/2016:
Clark County Library: Career Development Series: Finding A Job Online Part 1
Clark County Library: Looking for a Job? - Online Job Hunting 101
Mesquite Library: Email Basics
Summerlin Library: Family-Friendly Summer Matinee Movie: Hotel Transylvania 2
Summerlin Library: How to Find your Next Great Book
Whitney Library: For Teens: Super Smash Bros. Club
    Thursday 8/18/2016:
Clark County Library: Career Development Series: Finding A Job Online Part 2
Clark County Library: Looking for a Job? - Online Job Hunting 101
Centennial Hills Library: Centennial Hills Soap Crafters
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Sweet Treats for Teens
West Charleston Library: For Teens: Teen DIY School Supplies
Whitney Library: Brain Power
West Las Vegas Library: LVCDT DANCER 2 DANCER Artist Development Series Showcase
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.
    Friday 8/19/2016:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Teen Book Chat
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Library Advisory Board (TLAB)
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Film Discussion Group
West Las Vegas  Library: Acting for Film Workshops

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Audiobooks on CD - New Releases

Audiobooks on CD
Here are the Audiobook on CD releases for this week, starting 7 August 2016:

Arrowood by Laura McHugh
Arrowood is the most ornate and beautiful of the grand historical houses that line the Mississippi River in southern Iowa. It has its own secrets and ghostly presence: It's where Arden's young twin sisters were abducted nearly twenty years ago, never to be seen again. Now, Arden has inherited Arrowood, and she returns to her childhood home determined to establish what really happened that traumatic summer. But the house and the surrounding town hold their secrets close. And the truth could be more devastating than Arden ever imagined.
Family Tree by Susan Wiggs
Annie Harlow knows how lucky she is. The producer of a popular television cooking show, she loves her handsome husband and the beautiful Los Angeles home they share. And now, she's pregnant with their first child. But in an instant, her life is shattered. And when Annie awakes from a yearlong coma, she discovers that time isn't the only thing she's lost.
How to Party with an Infant by Kaui Hart Hemmings
A hilarious and charming story about a quirky single mom in San Francisco who tiptoes through the minefields of the Mommy Wars and manages to find friendship and love.
Insidious by Catherine Coulter
In Washington, D.C., Venus Rasmussen, a very wealthy, elderly grand dame of Beltway high society, is in fear for her life, sure that someone is trying to kill her. The suspects are many and the repercussions dire, and Savich and Sherlock must race to find out if she's really in danger, or just delusional.
Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich
In 1953, a twenty-seven-year-old factory worker named Henry Molaison, who suffered from severe epilepsy, received a radical new version of the then-common lobotomy, targeting the most mysterious structures in the brain. The operation failed to eliminate Henry's seizures, but it did have an unintended effect: Henry was left profoundly amnesic, unable to create long-term memories. Over the next sixty years, Patient H.M., as Henry was known, became the most studied individual in the history of neuroscience, a human guinea pig who would teach us much of what we know about memory today.
The Secret Language of Stones by M. J. Rose
As World War I rages and the Romanov dynasty reaches its sudden, brutal end, a young jewelry maker discovers love, passion, and her own healing powers.
Sully by Chesley Sullenberger
The inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes, Capt. Sully Sullenberger, the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York's Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew.
Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory
Brought to the Tudor court as a young bride, Katherine of Aragon forges a unique sisterhood with the king's sisters, Margaret and Mary, that is shaped by rivalries, wars, betrayal, widowhood, motherhood, passion and secrets.

when the Music's Over by Peter Robinson
Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. The second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out. For Alan Banks, newly promoted to Detective Superintendent, the first case rips a tunnel into long-ago days of innocence and discovery, of music and light. And in the victim, he sees an opportunity for magic recaptured, if he can bring her assailant to justice. For Detective Inspector Annie Banks, the lifeless young woman poses a baffling mystery, a mystery that will lead her into the unlikeliest of places, interviewing the unlikeliest of suspects.
Here are the Audiobook on CD releases for next week, starting 14 August 2016

Curious Minds by Janet Evanovich
Janet Evanovich teams up with Phoef Sutton for a brand-new series of thrillers featuring charmingly eccentric Emerson Knight and professional go-getter Riley Moon.
Damaged by Lisa Scottoline
The story finds Mary DiNunzio, partner at the all-female law firm of Rosato & DiNunzio, embroiled in one of her most heartbreaking cases yet.
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
Never one to shy away from the uproarious, challenging, and remarkable moments that make up life, this exceptionally candid book will have readers wincing with recognition, nodding their head in solidarity, and laughing out loud. Written with Amy's signature candor, she reflects on her often raucous childhood antics, her hard won and incomparable rise to comedic stardom, and the courage it takes to approach the world with astounding honesty every single day.
Invasive by Chuck Wendig
Hannah Stander is a consultant for the FBI, a futurist who helps the Agency with cases that feature demonstrations of bleeding-edge technology. It's her job to help them identify unforeseen threats: hackers, AIs, genetic modification, anything that in the wrong hands could harm the homeland. When Hannah finds a horrifying murder that points to the impossible, someone weaponizing the natural world in a most unnatural way, discovering who, and why, will take her on a terrifying chase from the Arizona deserts to the secret island laboratory of a billionaire inventor/philanthropist. Hannah knows there are a million ways the world can end, but she just might be facing one she could never have predicted, a new threat both ancient and cutting-edge that could wipe humanity off the earth.
Sting by Sandra Brown
Changing his mind about his crime partner's abduction of wealthy party planner Jordie Bennet, seductive bad boy Shaw Kinnard flees with his elegant captive from the FBI and her brother's corrupt boss while trying to ignore the chemistry that challenges their escape.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 6 August 2016 through Friday 12 August 2016:
(Click on the event name for times, and more information)
    Saturday 8/6/2016:
Summerlin Library: Classical Guitar Workshop
Summerlin Library: For Teens: End of Summer Scrapbook
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Music Club
Sahara West Library: College Planning Solutions
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio - Learn to DJ
    Sunday 8/7/2016:
Clark County Library: Introduction to the Internet
Summerlin Library: Those Faching Tenors and Opera Innamorata
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Whitney Library: Device Advice
Whitney Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
    Monday 8/8/2016:
Las Vegas Library: Math: Don't Be Afraid of the Facts
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility & Balance Class
Whitney Library: Device Advice
Whitney Library: Guitar Playing for Beginners
    Tuesday 8/9/2016:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: All Aboard! - Union Pacific
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: The bitLab
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Takeover: Wii U Game Night
Rainbow Library: Medicare Information Session
Summerlin Library: Just Sew Circle
Sahara West Library: Murder in the Library
Whitney Library: For Teens: littleBits Tinker Lab
    Wednesday 8/10/2016:
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Word Basics
Summerlin Library: Family-Friendly Summer Matinee Movie: Tomorrowland
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.
    Thursday 8/11/2016:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Movie Matinee: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Sweet Treats for Teens
    Friday 8/12/2016:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: My Design
Laughlin Library: Laughlin Film Showings: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Sahara West Library: In The Art Gallery: Vegas Symphony Art Exhibition - Artist's Reception 7 p.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Performing & Visual Arts Summer Camp for Kids 2016: 20th Anniversary Gala