Monday, April 20, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 28 April 2015:

50 to 1
A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby.
Accidental Love
Alice's perfect life is turned upside down when a freak accident leaves a nail lodged in her head, causing erratic behavior. After her fiancé calls off the engagement, Alice sets off in search of a cure and falls into the arms of Howard Birdwell, a sexy senator who champions her cause. Caught up in a love triangle held together by a nail, will Alice listen to her head or her heart?
The Admiral: Roaring Currents
The story of Korean history's most astonishing military victory by its greatly revered strategist, Admiral Yi Sunshin, who lures over 300 Japanese ships into a deadly trap where they meet their fate against only thirteen battle ships.
Appropriate Behavior
For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too ADD to focus on her for more than a second. Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of pansexual escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine.
Brain Games: Season 5
Truly mind-blowing experiments and interactive games that mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of the brain.
Covert Affairs - Season 5
An inexperienced CIA trainee with top-notch linguistic skills becomes a field operative under mysterious circumstances.
The Gambler
Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Jim Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank, a loan shark with an interest in Bennett's future.
Inherent Vice
Private eye Doc Sportello's ex-old lady shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a loony bin.
Last Days in Vietnam
In the final weeks of the Vietnam War, American servicemen and others begin the difficult mission of evacuating as many friends, family members and South Vietnamese collaborators as possible before Saigon falls to the North Vietnamese.
The Mentalist - Complete 7th Season
The FBI's masterfully manipulative criminal consultant Patrick Jane is back for the seventh - and final - season of the clever crime series. Now that Agent Teresa Lisbon and Jane have confessed their love for one another, they must find a way to be partners in both their professional and personal lives as they begin their new relationship.
Mommy
A feisty widowed single mom finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her explosive fifteen year old ADHD son. As they try to make ends meet and struggle with their unpredictable menage, the peculiar, new girl across the street, Kyla, benevolently offers her help. Together, they find a new sense of balance, and hope is regained.
Nash Bridges - Season 4
The life and cases of Inspector Nash Bridges (Don Johnson) of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and his quirky partner Inspector Joe Dominguez (Cheech Marin) as they keep tabs on crime in the scenic Bay Area in Bridge's electric yellow 1971 Plymouth Barracuda.
New Tricks Season 11
Beautiful DCI Sasha Miller leads a team of detectives called out of retirement to solve cold cases in this long-running British series.
Royal Pains Season 6
After Hank returns from his travels abroad with Boris, he quickly realizes coming home isn't always as easy as it seems.
The Story of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Spurred by a personal tragedy, America's foremost documentarian is tackling cancer. Ken Burns examines cancer with a cellular biologist's precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion. The series artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate verite film; and a scientific and investigative report.
Suits - Season 4
At last, Louis is gaining the leverage needed to finally achieve his ultimate goal - becoming partner of the firm. Meanwhile, the team at Pearson Specter is dealing with the major fallout of Louis Litt learning Mike's secret. Harvey and Jessica are faced with critical changes at the firm and defending one of their own.
The Wedding Ringer
Doug Harris is a lovable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides flattering best men for socially challenged guys in need. What ensues is a hilarious wedding charade as they try to pull off the big con, and an unexpected budding bromance between Doug and his fake best man Jimmy.
What's Up, NASA? 4.2015 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 with incredible picture and sound! Each month, this video magazine will bring the thrill of space exploration to all!
Wolf Hall
Follow the meteoric rise of a man who becomes King Henry VIII's closest advisor, in the miniseries adapted from Hilary Mantel's novels: Wolf Hall and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies. Thomas Cromwell is a brutal blacksmith's son who rises from the ashes of personal disaster, and deftly picks his way through a court where 'man is wolf to man.' King Henry VIII is obsessed with protecting the Tudor dynasty by securing his succession with a male heir to the throne. Wolf Hall follows the complex machinations and back room dealings of Cromwell, a pragmatic and accomplished power broker who must serve king and country while dealing with deadly political intrigue, Henry VIII's tempestuous relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the religious upheavals of the Protestant reformation.
WWE - ECW Unreleased Vol. 3
ECW was the birthplace of hardcore wrestling supported by a fan base full of rebellion.

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Tak3n with 1340 requests.

Unbroken had 1149 requests,
Cake had 686 requests,
Everly had 171 requests,
Supremacy had 117 requests,
The Marine 4: Moving Target had 96 requests,
Fortitude had 71 requests,
The Musketeers - Season Two had 68 requests,
Little Accidents had 67 requests,
Hit by Lightning had 58 requests,
Walter had 55 requests,
Like Sunday, Like Rain had 30 requests,
WWE Fast Lane had 29 requests,
Naked and Afraid Season 1 had 27 requests,
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed had 24 requests,
Unlimited Psychic Squad Complete Collection had 16 requests,
Being Mortal had 11 requests,
Pelican Dreams had 8 requests, and
Yukon Men: Season 3 had 8 requests.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 18 April 2015 through Friday 24 April 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 4/18/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: Couponing 101
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Laughlin Library: History of Oatman
Mesquite Library: International Movie Matinee
Summerlin Library: Book Chat Cafe
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Steampunk Notebooks
Sunrise Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Spring Valley Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
West Charleston Library: Annual Spring Rose Show
West Las Vegas Library: Soul Sparking Sessions with Toni
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 4/19/2015:
Clark County Library: Introduction to Computers
Las Vegas Library: Adventures In Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Library Book Club
Sahara West Library: Exploring Your Family's History - Genealogy Series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Sahara West Library: The Desert Hearts Romance Readers Book Club
West Charleston Library: For Teens: Origami LED Lanterns
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search
    Monday 4/20/2015:
Clark County Library: Managing Your Diabetes Better
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
    Tuesday 4/21/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Take to the Skies - Tail Spin
Clark County Library: An Evening with Marie Lu
Clark County Library: Publicity for Nonprofit Organizations
Clark County Library: For Teens: Young Elites Teen Writing Workshop with Marie Lu
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: How to Download eMedia
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Origami LED Lanterns
West Charleston Library: Medicaid: Everything You Want to Know
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 4/22/2015:
Clark County Library: Munch & Mingle Networking Lunch for Nonprofits
Centennial Hills Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Mesquite Library: For Teens: Electrify Your Notebook
Mesquite Library: Email Basics
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Teen Makerspace Lab
Sunrise Library: Exploring Japanese Culture and History Through Haiku
Sahara West Library: Marina V - Live in Concert
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft
Windmill Library: Windmill Library Used Book Sale
    Thursday 4/23/2015:
Clark County Library: Business 101: Home-Based Businesses
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Summerlin Library: Practicing Your eMedia Downloading Skills
Windmill Library: eMedia Downloading 101
    Friday 4/24/2015:
Laughlin Library: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Rainbow Library For Teens:: Club Otaku
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Whitney Library: For Teens: Electrify Your Notebook

Monday, April 13, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 21 April 2015:

Being Mortal
Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors, including himself, struggle to talk honestly and openly.
Cake
It takes us into the darkly funny world of Claire Bennett who initiates a dubious relationship with a widower while confronting fantastical hallucinations of his dead wife. With her feisty housekeeper-cum-caretaker ever at her side, Claire searches for human connection and self-forgiveness in this tale of personal redemption.
Everly
An intense action thriller centered on a down-on-her-luck woman (Salma Hayek) trapped in her apartment, forced to fend off waves of assassins sent by her former lover - a dangerous mob boss who wants her dead after he learns she no longer is loyal to him. Desperate to be reunited with her mother and young daughter, she fights to stay alive fending off Yakuza assassin soldiers.
Fortitude
Citizens living in Fortitude, an Arctic town hailed as the safest place on Earth, are rocked to the core by the murder of one of their own. A detective is quickly flown in from out-of-town to assist the local Chief of Police with the investigation of the town's first-ever violent crime and the two men must work together despite the deep mistrust each has for the other.
Hit by Lightning
Loser Ricky (Jon Cryer) has given up on love, until he meets mysterious Danita (Stephanie Szostak) through an online dating site. Charming, funny, and stunningly beautiful, there's only one catch. Ricky starts to wonder - can homicide lead to happily ever after?
Like Sunday, Like Rain
Surrounded by wealth and living in Manhattan, twelve year old prodigy Reggie, lives a solitary life without his frequently absent parents. Estranged from family, Eleanor needs a new place to live and a new job. Fate winds her lovely fingers around these two lives to place Eleanor as the new au pair for Reggie and the music in their hearts intertwines to create this beautiful story about discovery and acceptance.
Little Accidents
In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy in a web of secrets.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed
Spain, 1966: Antonio is a teacher and a Beatles fan, facets he combines by getting his pupils to recite the lyrics from Help in English class. When he learns that his idol John Lennon is making a film in Almeria, he resolves to meet him. On the journey he picks up two young runaways: Bethlehem, a pregnant girl fleeing a convent, and Juanjo, a boy escaping a dictatorial father.
The Marine 4: Moving Target
Now in the private sector, Carter is assigned to protect a beautiful whistleblower from deadly mercenaries hired to kill her. Locked and loaded with explosive action from start to finish.
The Musketeers - Season Two
Prepare for more pulse-pounding thrills, more breathtaking action and more high-stakes heroism. The gallivanting royal bodyguards for King Louis XIII, Athos, Aramis, Porthos and d'Artagnan, are back for love, honor and adventure. Together, the inseparable Musketeers employ their bravery and skill to track down a missing Musketeer; become embroiled in a full-scale riot orchestrated by a notorious criminal mastermind; and embark on a dangerous mission to Le Havre.
Naked and Afraid Season 1
Twenty-one days. In the middle of nowhere. With no tools, no food, and no clothes. These naked strangers have no choice but to abandon inhibitions and join forces in a shocking attempt at survival in the most remote areas of the world.
Pelican Dreams
This follows a wayward California brown pelican from her "arrest" on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges.
Supremacy
Tully just got paroled. But his first night out could be his last. He just killed a cop. And no one's gonna listen to an ex-con with the Aryan Nation. His leader just cut him loose, and as the police close in, Tully and his girlfriend add home invasion and hostages to the body count. But no one counted on Mr. Walker, an ex-con himself, to fight back - using his understanding of the racist mind to turn the tables on a desperate and violent man. Will it be enough to keep his family alive?
Tak3n
Ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his 'particular set of skills,' to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now, his daughter.
Unbroken
Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Unlimited Psychic Squad Complete Collection
You don't have to be psychic to know that Hyobu Kyosuke is trouble waiting to happen, but having psychic powers of your own may be your only chance if you want to stand against him. One of the most powerful espers on the planet, Hyobu's incredible range of abilities extends as far as controlling his own aging process, and the potential strength of all his talents combined is so terrifying that he wears a device that limits their use except in cases of extreme emergency.
Walter
A mild mannered ticket-taker at a movie theater believes himself to be the son of God with the responsibility to judge whether people will spend eternity in heaven or hell. When a ghost stuck in purgatory interrupts Walter's daily routine his world is turned upside down.
WWE Fast Lane
A new hot pay-per-view event at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee.
Yukon Men: Season 3
On the edge of civilization lies the village of Tanana, Alaska, where generation after generation battle the elements of nature in a fight for survival.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Big Eyes with 700 requests.

The Woman in Black 2 - Angel of Death had 400 requests,
Maps to the Stars had 298 requests,
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken had 231 requests,
The Babadook had 185 requests,
Batman vs. Robin had 137 requests,
Missing had 95 requests,
Jinn had 58 requests,
I Am Steve McQueen had 43 requests,
God Help the Girl had 39 requests,
John Doe, Vigilante had 37 requests,
Manny had 37 requests,
The End of the Civil War had 28 requests,
Lights Out had 26 requests,
WWE Ultimate Warrior: Always Believe had 26 requests,
Unlikely Animal Friends 2 had 24 requests,
World War I - The People's Story had 21 requests,
Enter the Dangerous Mind had 20 requests,
The Town that Came a Courtin' had 19 requests,
Wild Kratts - Shark-tastic had 19 requests,
Beside Still Waters had 18 requests, and
Transatlantic Sessions 1: The Best of Folk Volume 1 had 5 requests.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 11 April 2015 through Friday 17 April 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 4/11/2015:
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Birdman
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Bubble Magnets
West Charleston Library: Feng Shui: The Nine Basic Cures for What Ails Your Life
West Las Vegas Library: Acting for Film Workshops
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Chess Club
Whitney Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Sunday 4/12/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen MAKERshop
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Summerlin Library: The Armchair Traveler Presents - How to Go on a Safari
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search
Whitney Library: For Teens: Origami LED Lanterns
Whitney Library: Whitney Second Sunday Movie and Discussion Club

    Monday 4/13/2015:
Clark County Library: Managing Your Diabetes Better
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Spring Valley Library: English as a Second Language
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Tuesday 4/14/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Take to the Skies - Test Pilot
Clark County Library For Teens:: Origami LED Lanterns
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Laughlin Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Mystery Book Club
Sahara West Library: Murder in the Library Book Club
Spring Valley Library: English as a Second Language
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Stop-Motion Animation Studio
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 4/15/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: Information Session: College Savings Programs in Nevada
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Word Basics
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Electrify Your Notebook
Sahara West Library: Launching a Leadership Revolution
Sunrise Library: Exploring Japanese Culture and History Through Haiku
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Stop-Motion Animation Studio
Windmill Library: Information Session: College Savings Programs in Nevada

    Thursday 4/16/2015:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: Art Bots
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Hands on Computer Lab
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to Your Tablet
Sahara West Library: Hiking Las Vegas
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Stop-Motion Animation Studio
West Las Vegas Library: Microsoft Word 2013 Resumes
    Friday 4/17/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Teen Book Chats
Laughlin Library: Brainfuse: ignite your mind
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Fridays
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Fun Friday

Monday, April 6, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 14 April 2015:

The Babadook
Amelia is a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a disturbing storybook called Mister Babadook turns up at her house, she is forced to battle with her son's deep seated fear of a monster. Soon she discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Batman vs. Robin
When Batman finds himself under attack by his own son, Damian (Robin), he at first suspects the hand of Ra's Al Ghul behind the treachery, but then comes to see that the boy may be controlled by a mysterious and murderous society known as the Court of Owls.
Beside Still Waters
When Daniel (Ryan Eggold) invites his oldest friends to spend one last weekend at his parents' lake house, secrets are confessed, romances are rekindled, and a particularly epic game of Whiskey Slaps is played.
Big Eyes
Walter Keane became a worldwide celebrity and talk show fixture in the 1950s after he pioneered the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids, and used his marketing savvy to sell them cheaply. Unfortunately, he claimed to be the artist. That role was played by Margaret, his shy wife. The ruse broke up their marriage and led to a divorce and a dramatic courtroom battle to prove authorship of the paintings.
The End of the Civil War
A collection of four feature-length specials about the final days of the Civil War, just in time for the 150th anniversary.
Enter the Dangerous Mind
A reclusive American composer with an online following has a tentative romance with a beautiful social worker. This offers a glimmer of hope, but his mind fractures as the voices in his head grow louder and more destructive.
God Help the Girl
From writer/director Stuart Murdoch comes the most delightfully different musical of the year. Eve is a catastrophe - low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James. Together they decide there's only one thing to do: form a pop group.
I Am Steve McQueen
In a time of social upheaval, McQueen's art imitated his life. He lived fast and drove faster. shares the incredible life story of this legendary actor, racer, and cultural icon. Combining original interviews, movie clips, archival footage and sound bites, the film chronicles McQueen's extraordinary career while focusing on the correlation between his on-screen and off-screen experiences.
Jinn
Shawn enjoys an idyllic life with his new wife Jasmine in Ann Arbor, MI. Their happiness is interrupted one day by a cryptic message warning of a curse that has been haunting his family for generations. Shawn is skeptical until strange and then menacing things start to happen. Unable to explain the events and fearing for his life, Shawn turns to Gabriel and Father Westhoff, a mysterious duo claiming to have answers.
John Doe, Vigilante
Frustrated with a failing legal system that continues to allow violent criminals to go free, John Doe begins exacting justice the only way he knows how - by killing one criminal at a time. Soon he becomes a media sensation and inspires a group of copycat vigilantes, but who is the real John Doe - a pillar of justice or a cold-blooded murderer?
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
In 1983, a group of childhood friends pulled off the crime of the century: kidnapping one of the richest men in the world, the heir of the Heineken beer empire. The shocking capture, by gunpoint in broad daylight on the streets of Amsterdam, resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for a kidnapped individual. It was truly the perfect crime, until they got away with it. Based on a true story.
Lights Out
Our planet is lit up 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We're addicted to light of all kinds, and like anything else that's addictive, is too much a bad thing? Join leading scientists in the lab and in the field to discover how much harm light at night may be causing people and to learn about the ground-breaking steps being taken to protect us.
Manny
An inspirational tale of Manny Pacquiao, a man who over came insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time. From a starving teenager who fought to feed his family, to a Congressman in the Philippines working tirelessly to improve the lives of his people this is a feature-length documentary film that explores the many triumphs and tribulations of Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao.
Maps to the Stars
Meet the Weiss family, who are making their way in Hollywood rife with money, fame, envy, and relentless hauntings. Stafford Weiss is a famed TV self-help therapist with an A-list celebrity clientele. Meanwhile, Cristina Weiss has her work cut out managing the career of their disaffected child-star son, Benjie, a fresh graduate of rehab at age thirteen. Yet unbeknownst to them, another member of the Weiss family has arrived in town, mysteriously scarred and tormented, Agatha.
Missing
When five year-old Oliver Hughes disappears while on holiday in France, it sets off a nearly decade-long search for his whereabouts.
The Town that Came a Courtin'
Abby, obituary writer turned author, is used to making up quirky, charming characters in her books, but here in Bliss, it almost seems like those characters have sprung to life, and Abby is fantasizing about moving right in. The townspeople have set their matchmaking minds in motion and they aren't about to let Abby leave without a little love in her heart.
Transatlantic Sessions 1: The Best of Folk Volume 1
An acclaimed ground-breaking series that, in a very simple fashion, brought together a host of great artists from Europe and America, and introduced them to each other's music.
Unlikely Animal Friends 2
Features amazing, heart-warming stories of animals that have struck up unusual relationships that seemingly go against all their instincts.

Wild Kratts - Shark-tastic
The Kratts are studying great white sharks while, Chef Gourmand is looking for ingredients for shark fin soup. Later, when Martin knocks the Creature Power Suits into a deep Arctic trench, the brothers search for them in the brand-new Octopod submarine. Then Aviva takes the lead when she wants to upgrade the Tortuga with swimming capabilities. Finally, the team is on a mission to decode the secret language of dolphins using a new invention.
The Woman in Black 2 - Angel of Death
The supernatural terror returns and unspeakable evil sets its sight on new prey when a group of orphaned children are forced to move into the abandoned Eel Marsh House with their caretakers, Eve and Jean. As the children begin to mysteriously disappear, Eve makes a shocking discovery; it may not be a coincidence that she has come to reside in a place inhabited by the murderous Woman in Black.
World War I - The People's Story
An outstanding cast of acclaimed British actors bring the First World War to life in this stirring documentary created to commemorate the conflict's centennial in 2014. This unique four-part series mixes archival footage with reenactments by actors playing real participants in the war and performing excerpts from their original letters, memoirs, and diaries of the time.
WWE Ultimate Warrior: Always Believe
Following his triumphant return to WWE after an eighteen year sabbatical, Warrior tragically passed away days after headlining the Hall of Fame class from WrestleMania30. Experience his story, the full story of how Jim Helwig went from chiropractor school to becoming a super-hero for millions of fans.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is A Most Violent Year with 531 requests.

The Immigrant had 308 requests,
Bad Asses on the Bayou had 76 requests,
The Book of Negroes had 58 requests,
Manhattan Season 1 had 55 requests,
UFC 181 & 182 - Hendricks vs Lawler II / Jones vs Cormier had 43 requests,
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn had 29 requests,
Lego - Legends of Chima: Quest for the Legend Beast Season 2 Part 1 had 26 requests, and
Simon Wiesenthal Film Collection had 7 requests.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 4 April 2015 through Friday 10 April 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 4/4/2015:
Clark County Library: Drama de la Pasión: Jesús de Nazaret CANCELLED
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Movie Matinee
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to Your Tablet
Whitney Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Sunday 4/5/2015:
All Libraries Closed - Happy Easter!
    Monday 4/6/2015:
Clark County Library: Ultrasound Heart Screenings
Centennial Hills Library: Job Skills for Students Workshop
Spring Valley Library: English as a Second Language
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Tuesday 4/7/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Take to the Skies - Hells Angels
Clark County Library: For Teens: Stop-Motion Animation Studio
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Book Club
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 4/8/2015:
Clark County Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Concert Series Featuring Various Ensembles
Mesquite Library: Computer and Internet Basics
Mesquite Library: For Teens: Origami LED Lanterns
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Teen Makerspace Lab
West Charleston Library: GMOs 101
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Hangout
    Thursday 4/9/2015:
Clark County Library: AARP Tax Assistance
Clark County Library: Luck and the Silver State: A History of Nevada
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
West Las Vegas Library: Microsoft Word 2013 Resumes
    Friday 4/10/2015:
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Club Otaku
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Whitney Library: AARP Tax Assistance
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Fun Friday

Monday, March 30, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 7 April 2015:

The Book of Negroes
A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, this recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England.
The Immigrant
Ewa Cybulski and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland in search of a new start and the American dream. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution.
Lego - Legends of Chima: Quest for the Legend Beast Season 2 Part 1
With Mount Cavora and the Chi imperiled, leaders from the eight main battling tribes of Chima have to join forces on a mission into the outlands to find the Legend Beasts. These ancient creatures offer the only hope of saving Cavora and its Chi. But our heroes soon learn the Beasts have been captured by mysterious new Tribes of Scorpions, Spiders, and Bats.
Manhattan Season 1
Set against the backdrop of the greatest race against time in the history of science; the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The series follows the project's brilliant but flawed scientists and their families as they attempt to coexist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives.
A Most Violent Year
The tale of an immigrant and his family trying to live the American Dream and expand their business amidst rampant violence, urban decay, and corrupt city officials during one of the most dangerous years in the city's history.
Simon Wiesenthal Film Collection
Includes
Genocide;
Long Way Home;
Liberation;
Echoes That Remain;
Unlikely Heroes;
In Search Of Peace;
Ever Again;
I Have Never Forgotten You;
Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny;
It Is No Dream;
The Prime Minister: Part I and II.
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn
Based on the classic novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" comes the newest adaptation of this timeless tale. Tom Sawyer has nothing but pranks and mischief on his mind, but luckily his fearless friend Huck Finn loves adventure as much as he does. When the daring duo witness trouble in a graveyard, Tom and Huck are thrown head-first into adventure, putting their courage to the test!
UFC 181 & 182 - Hendricks vs Lawler II / Jones vs Cormier
At UFC 181, top contender Robbie "Ruthless" Lawler takes on current Welterweight Champion Johny "Bigg Rigg" Hendricks in a rematch of their first fight at UFC 171. The Lightweight Championship bout will also be co-featured on this card with current champion Anthony Pettis defending his title against Gilbert Melendez. At UFC 182, Jon Jones, current Light Heavyweight Champion, will defend his title against Daniel Cormier.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Interstellar with 1534 requests.

Imitation Game had 1433 requests,
Wild had 1033 requests,
Wild Card had 431 requests,
Veep - The Complete Third Season had 102 requests,
Out of the Dark had 73 requests,
Silicon Valley - Season 1 had 67 requests,
3 Nights in the Desert had 36 requests,
Building Wonders had 21 requests,
Language Matters with Bob Hollman had 21 requests,
The Circle had 13 requests,
Putin's Way had 13 requests, and
Conducting Hope and Cyber Seniors had 0 requests.