Monday, June 27, 2016

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 5 July 2016:

By the Sea
A married couple takes a vacation in France in the 1970s and find that their time in a sleepy seaside town, complete with a unique array of locals, strengthens their bond and reaffirms their marriage.
Hail Caesar
An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.
House of Cards: The Complete Fourth Season
They've always been a great team. But now, Frank and Claire become even greater adversaries as their marriage stumbles and their ambitions are at odds.
I Saw the Light
The story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.
Saving Hope - The Complete Second Season
Season Two, Charlie is awake and he's still seeing spirits. This season, Charlie battles to free himself of his connection to the spirit world, as it threatens to destroy his relationship with Alex, his career, and even his life. Meanwhile, the doctors of Hope Zion Hospital, including new Chief of Staff Dr. Joel Goran, continue to solve medical mysteries, perform heroic surgeries, and navigate complicated - and racy - relationships.
Term Life
When the heist he planned goes horribly wrong, and he's framed for a drug lord's son's murder, Nick Barrow must expose the enemies who set him up before they track down and kill him. Taking out a million-dollar life insurance policy to help his estranged daughter Cate, Nick is forced to take her on the run until the policy kicks in or he finds a way to clear her name.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Kung Fu Panda 3 with 747 requests.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot had 735 requests,
Race had 589 requests,
Triple 9 had 584 requests,
Precious Cargo had 448 requests,
DCI Banks Season Four had 89 requests,
Adventures in Babysitting had 76 requests,
Can Alzheimer's be Stopped had 19 requests,

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Audiobooks on CD - New Releases

Audiobooks on CD
Here are the Audiobook on CD releases for this week, starting 27 June 2016:

City of the Lost by Kelley Armstrong
Casey Duncan is a homicide detective with a secret: when she was in college, she killed a man. She was never caught, but he was the grandson of a mobster and she knows this crime will catch up to her. Casey's best friend, Diana, is on the run from a violent, abusive ex-husband. When Diana's husband finds her, and Casey herself is attacked shortly after, Casey knows it's time for the two of them to disappear again.
First Comes Love by Emily Giffin
A pair of thirty-something sisters who find themselves asking: If love, marriage, and children don't arrive in the usual order, which comes first?
The Games by James Patterson
Two years after averting disaster while overseeing security for the World Cup, Jack Morgan, the head of international investigation firm Private, returns to Rio to secure the Olympics, only to confront a Brazilian saboteur who is hatching a lethal plot.
The Curse of Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones
Part time PI and full time grim reaper, Charley Davidson has asked a lot of questions throughout her life. Why can I see dead people? Who is the hot supernatural entity following me? How do I get gum out of my sister's hair before she wakes up? How do I trap not one god, but three? was never among them. Until now. Since those gods are on earth to kill her daughter, she has little choice but to track them down, trap them, and cast them from this dimension. One of them, however, stole her heart a very long time ago. Can a god of absolute death and destruction change his omniscient spots, or will his allegiance lie with his brothers?
First Strike by Ben Coes
A radical Islamic group has taken 500 American college students hostage, demanding a massive arms shipment in return for their safety, and only Dewey Andreas stands in their way.
Here are the Audiobook on CD releases for next week, starting 4 July 2016

Little Black Dress by James Patterson
Magazine editor Jane Avery spends her nights alone with Netflix and Oreos, until the Dress turns her loose. Suddenly she's surrendering to dark desires, and New York City has become her erotic playground. But what began as a fantasy will go too far, and her next conquest could be her last.
The Trial by James Patterson
An accused murderer called Kingfisher is about to go on trial for his life. Or is he? By unleashing unexpected violence on the lawyers, jurors, and police involved in the case, he has paralyzed the city. Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 25 June 2016 through Friday 1 July 2016:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 6/25/2016:
Summerlin Library: Scrapbook Workshop
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Teen Anime
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Saturday Movie Matinee
Sahara West Library: The Path to Mobilizing People
Windmill Library: Windmill Movie Matinee
West Las Vegas Library: Under Construction – A Musical Theatre Youth Performance
    Sunday 6/26/2016:
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Sunday Movie Matinee
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
West Charleston Library: From Drags to Riches with Frank Marino
Whitney Library: Device Advice
West Las Vegas Library: Under Construction – A Musical Theatre Youth Performance
    Monday 6;27/2016:
Clark County Library: Medicare Information Session
Rainbow Library: Hiking Las Vegas
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Creative Writing/Fan Fiction Showcase
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Whitney Library: Device Advice
West Las Vegas Library: 101 Computers
    Tuesday 6/28/2016:
Bunkerville Library: For Teens: Bucket List Jar
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: M is for Musical - Thoroughly Modern Millie
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: The bitLab
Las Vegas Library For Teens:: Teen Takeover! Line Dancing
Whitney Library: For Teens: littleBits Tinker Lab
Whitney Library: In the Art Gallery: Nevada Camera Club’s Annual Electronic Photographic Competition - Artists' Reception
Windmill Library: For Teens: Anime Club
West Las Vegas Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
West Las Vegas Library: 101 Computers
    Wednesday 6/29/2016:
Summerlin Library: Family-Friendly Summer Matinee Movie: The Good Dinosaur
    Thursday 6/30/2016:
Centennial Hills Library: Centennial Hills Soap Crafters
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: Family Food and Nutrition Program
Summerlin Library: For Teens: DIY Mickey Mouse Ears
Sahara West Library: Introduction to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Sahara West Book Discussion Group
West Las Vegas Library: Microsoft Excel (Gale Courses)
    Friday 7/1/2016:
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Library Advisory Board (TLAB)
Summerlin Library: Dublin Rising

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Newly Arrived Streaming Classics

streaming videos
Here are some of the newly arrived streaming classics, for June 2016

Pot o' Gold . 1941 .
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle, an avid music-hater, all while winning the heart of the beautiful Molly!
Midsummer Night's Dream . 1968 .
The Royal Shakespeare Company presents one of the Bard's favorite tales, Supernatural beings, irresponsible lovers and entertaining comedy bring this romantic and frolicsome farce to life. Staring Diana Rigg, Ian Richardson, David Warner, and Ian Holm, this screen adaptation is indeed a departure from the norm, yet it is in every way true to the original.
Midnight Cowboy . 1968 .
This Academy Award-winning Best Picture features Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight in standout roles as a con man and a Texas hustler trying to survive on the tough streets of New York.
Warren Miller's Winter Fever . 1979 .
Travel all around to places like New Mexico, Lake Placid, and Canada with some of the purest skiers of the time including Junior Bounous, Penelope Street, and Scott Brooksbank.
Little Vera . 1988 .
The most controversial Russian film ever made! In this smoldering drama, Natalya Negoda stars as Vera, a sullen, sultry woman who's torn between her brooding lover and her bitter parents. It's a rare and honest look at Russia as a land of simmering sensuality and brutal candor.
Mississippi Burning . 1988 .
The summer of 1964... Two FBI agents - one a tight-jawed, by-the-book type, the other an experienced Southern lawman who knows how to handle people - head the government's investigation into the disappearance of three civil rights activists in East Mississippi.
Island on Fire . 1990 .
Starring action superstars Jackie Chan and Tony Leung(The Grandmaster) Tony Leung is Andy, a cop sent to a corrupt prison camp known as the "Island On Fire", where prisoners are abused by staff and used as hit men for killing drug dealers.
Fire in the Dark . 1991 .
The poignant account of an elderly woman struggling to age with dignity. After a serious fall, Emily is forced to move in with her daughter and must come to terms with the inevitability of growing old.
A Summer Dress . 1996 .
After an argument with his lover, a young gay man on holiday at the seaside is tempted by adventure.
After Sex . 1998 .
Diane, a Parisian book editor, enters a feverish affair with the handsome roommate of the writer she manages. Married with two children, her husband grows suspicious of his wife's infidelity. What does the end of an affair spell for this woman?
Ancient City Life . 1998 .
This documentary demonstrates ways in which societies have coped with urban life ever since cities were invented ten thousand years ago. Many aspects of modern urban living, central heating, coin operated slot machines, even taxicab meters, originated in ancient times.
Meet Prince Charming . 1999 .
Meet Prince Charming follows week in the life of Samantha and Jack, two feuding neighbors who find that their hatred for each other turns to love after they "meet" on-line when both subscribe to the same internet dating service.
Strangers in Good Company . 1999 .
A film about being old, and thinking young. seven old women become stranded at a deserted farmhouse miles from civilization. They don't have much food, or a decent place to sleep. Or much in common. But these surprising, remarkable women turn a crisis into a magical time of humor and spirit.
The Mod Squad . 1999 .
Big screen version of the trend-setting 1960s television series, contemporizing the premise for the '90s. A trio of juvenile delinquents become undercover cops to infiltrate a drug ring in the ultra-hip L.A. club scene.
Rolling Stones: Just for the Record . 2002 .
The Stones' legacy is presented in its entirety as told by band members, fellow musicians, friends, family and biographers through five decades of maximum rock 'n' roll. From the small clubs of London to the limelight of the world stage, we hear about the making of their greatest albums, see them on every major tour and best of all…get to know them in private. Intimate interviews, combined with rare footage and recordings, make for a spectacular five-hour series.
American Experience: New York - Season 1 . 2003 .
An elegant, lyrical and compelling portrait of the greatest and most complex of cities. This definitive series chronicles the history of New York from its founding in 1624 as a Dutch trading post to its continuing pre-eminence as the cultural and economic capital of the world.
Raggs - Season 3 . 2009 .
"Raggs" stars five members of a canine band, Raggs, Trilby, Pido, B. Max and Razzles, and their wise-cracking pet cat, Dumpster, who learn life lessons together in their own cool clubhouse.
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Monday, June 20, 2016

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 28 June 2016:

Adventures in Babysitting
Sparks fly when free-spirited Lola and prim, proper Jenny learn they're up for the same internship. But that night, after newbie babysitter Lola breaks 'Rule No. One: Never take your eyes off the kids,' she's forced to call Jenny, currently on her own gig, to help track down Trey, who has snuck out. Now with all their young charges in tow, these rivals must team up and brave the big city on the wildest, wackiest adventure of their lives!
Can Alzheimer's be Stopped
Alzheimer's disease ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide. The cause of Alzheimer's - and whether it can be stopped - is one of the greatest medical mysteries of our time. Join courageous patients participating in clinical trials, and then go behind the scenes of the major drug trials to see how researchers target and test therapies that may slow and even prevent Alzheimer's.
Kung Fu Panda 3
Continuing his legendary adventures of awesomeness, Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats, one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.
Precious Cargo
After a botched heist, Eddie, a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie's trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the job goes down, allegiances are betrayed and lines are crossed as Jack, Karen, and Eddie face off in a fateful showdown.
Race
Jesse Owens's quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.
Triple 9
A bank robbery is just the tip of the iceberg when two cops in Atlanta start suspecting members of their own team are involved. Not knowing who to trust and how deep the corruption goes, time is ticking for them to uncover the truth, before they become the target for the next deadly job.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Based on journalist Kim Barker's memoir The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, which details her years as a reporter in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in 2002.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Brothers Grimsby with 404 requests.

Midnight Special had 255 requests, and
Transformers Rescue Bots - Heroes of Tech had 4 requests.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Audiobooks on CD - New Releases

Audiobooks on CD
Here are the Audiobook on CD releases for this week, starting 20 June 2016:

Born of Legend by Sherilyn Kenyon
Hunted. Hated. Betrayed. Dagger Ixur is on the run for his life. As one of the most recognizable members of his royal house, he has a bounty on his head that guarantees him no quarter from any friend or even family. Surrender isn't in him. He will fight to the bitter end. A resolve that is sorely tested when he narrowly escapes a trap that leaves him severely wounded. With what he believes is his dying breath, he saves a boy born to an extinct race from a group out to enslave the kid for his legendary abilities.
The Emperor's Railroad by Guy Haley
Global war devastated the environment, a zombie like plague wiped out much of humanity, and civilization as we once understood it came to a standstill. That was a thousand years ago, and the world is now a very different place.Conflict between city states is constant, superstition is rife, and machine relics, mutant creatures and resurrected prehistoric beasts trouble the land. Watching over all are the silent Dreaming Cities. Homes of the angels, bastion outposts of heaven on Earth. Or so the church claims. Very few go in, and nobody ever comes out. Until now.
The Pursuit by Janet Evanovich
Nick Fox (con man, thief, and FBI Most Wanted) and Kate O'Hare (FBI Special Agent) have to mount the most daring, risky, and audacious con they’ve ever attempted, to save a major U.S. city from a catastrophe of epic proportions. Luckily they have the help of an eccentric out-of-work actor, a bandit who does his best work in the sewers, and Kate’s dad, Jake. The pressure’s on for Nick and Kate to make this work—even if they have to lay their lives on the line.
Here are the Audiobook on CD releases for next week, starting 27 June 2016

City of the Lost by Kelley Armstrong
Casey Duncan is a homicide detective with a secret: when she was in college, she killed a man. She was never caught, but he was the grandson of a mobster and she knows this crime will catch up to her. Casey's best friend, Diana, is on the run from a violent, abusive ex-husband. When Diana's husband finds her, and Casey herself is attacked shortly after, Casey knows it's time for the two of them to disappear again.
First Comes Love by Emily Giffin
A pair of thirty-something sisters who find themselves asking: If love, marriage, and children don't arrive in the usual order, which comes first?
The Games by James Patterson
Two years after averting disaster while overseeing security for the World Cup, Jack Morgan, the head of international investigation firm Private, returns to Rio to secure the Olympics, only to confront a Brazilian saboteur who is hatching a lethal plot.
The Curse of Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones
Part time PI and full time grim reaper, Charley Davidson has asked a lot of questions throughout her life. Why can I see dead people? Who is the hot supernatural entity following me? How do I get gum out of my sister's hair before she wakes up? How do I trap not one god, but three? was never among them. Until now. Since those gods are on earth to kill her daughter, she has little choice but to track them down, trap them, and cast them from this dimension. One of them, however, stole her heart a very long time ago. Can a god of absolute death and destruction change his omniscient spots, or will his allegiance lie with his brothers?
First Strike by Ben Coes
A radical Islamic group has taken 500 American college students hostage, demanding a massive arms shipment in return for their safety, and only Dewey Andreas stands in their way.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 18 June 2016 through Friday 24 June 2016:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 6/18/2016:
Summerlin Library: Classical Guitar Workshop
Summerlin Library: Advanced Scrivener
Summerlin Library: United Blood Service Blood Drive
Sunrise Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Pillow Pizazz
Sahara West Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Whitney Library: Guitar Playing for Beginners
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 6/19/2016:
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
Sahara West Library: Desert Hearts Romance Readers
Sahara West Library: Exploring Your Family’s History – Genealogy Series
Whitney Library: Device Advice
Whitney Library: Spectacular Painting Program
    Monday 6/20/2016:
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility & Balance Class
Whitney Library: Device Advice
West Las Vegas Library: West Las Vegas Library Literary Arts Discussion Group and Book Club
    Tuesday 6/21/2016:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: M is for Musical - Camelot
Clark County Library: SoNNPIC Workshop: Developing Nonprofit Case (Need) Statements
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: The bitLab
Enterprise Library: For Teens: Teen Takeover! Join the Knitwits: Knitters Gonna Knit
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Excel Basics
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Summerlin Library: In the Art Gallery: All About Clay - Artists' Reception
Whitney Library: For Teens: littleBits Tinker Lab
    Wednesday 6/22/2016:
Mesquite Library: Downloading eMedia to Your iPad, Tablet, Kindle Fire, Nook Color
Mesquite Library: For Teens: Minute to Win It
Summerlin Library: Family-Friendly Summer Matinee Movie: Cinderella
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.
    Thursday 6/23/2016:
Clark County Library: Business 101: How to Start a Small Business
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: Family Food and Nutrition Program
Summerlin Library:  Introduction to the Internet
Sahara West Library:For Teens: Earbud Holders
West Charleston Library: Medicare Information Session
West Charleston Library: Play Your Cards Right
    Friday 6/24/2016:
Clark County Library: The River: A Staged Reading