Monday, September 15, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 23 September 2014:

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season One
Jake Peralta is a Brooklyn detective with a gift for closing cases and little respect for authority. When no-nonsense commanding officer Raymond Holt joins the 99th precinct with something to prove, the two go head-to-head.
Defiance - season two
It's 2046 and in the frontier town of Defiance, a drifter-turned-lawkeeper and the newly-appointed mayor attempt to lead the human and alien residents through the prejudices and politics that threaten the fragile peace they've fought for.
Firestorm
A well armed crew of seasoned criminals heist another bank and armored car with high-powered weapons. Police chief Liu understands he must now use extreme tactics to stop the criminals.
Found
Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn't start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty's life. The kids at school won't stop picking on him, his parents just don't seem to understand him, and now Marty must grapple with a terrible secret that threatens to destroy life as he knows it, his big brother is a serial killer!
Ida
A moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation.
Key & Peele - Season 3
PB & J. Milk and Cookies. Serial Killers and Showers. Some things just go together; like sketch masters Key & Peele. They and their characters are back and bringing their honest, unvarnished and always brilliantly funny take on pop culture, race and society. From returning faves (substitute teacher!) to fresh material (paintboobs!), this is one perfect pair.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 15th Year
This hard-hitting and emotional series chronicles the life and crimes of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes. Dedicated Detective Olivia Benson, a seasoned veteran of the unit who has seen it all, heads up the department.
Live at the Foxes Den
Hotshot, young attorney Bobby Kelly is on the fast track at the prestigious, Los Angeles law firm and seems to have it all. However, Bobby is increasingly disenchanted. Unfocused and frustrated, he is frequently under fire for his mistakes, both personally and professionally. When he abruptly quits to be the house singer at a rundown cocktail lounge, he discovers sometimes getting lost is the only way back.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - Green with Evil
The evil alien witch Rita Repulsa has cast a spell on martial arts all-star Tommy Oliver, making him her very own Ranger and is using him to destroy the Power Rangers. Find out if the Rangers have what it takes to defeat Rita and her minions, and save themselves and Tommy, the Green Ranger, from her wicked machinations.
Nashville - the complete second season
Rayna James and Juliette Barnes are at the top of their game, but in Nashville, the higher you rise, the farther you fall. In the aftermath of her mother's death, Juliette is poised to shine brighter than ever, until a sordid scandal threatens to destroy her. Meanwhile, after Rayna nearly loses her life (and her voice) in a horrific accident, she bounces back with her own record label and a new man. But can she still electrify audiences without Deacon by her side?
National Geographic Classics: History's Notorious
Explore some of history's most notorious mysteries and conspiracy theories in this collection of 6 classic programs. Programs include The Real Roswell Conspiracy, Oklahoma City Bombing, Watergate, Exxon Valdez Spill, DC Sniper, The Hunt for the Boston Strangler.
Necessary Roughness - Season 3
It's a whole new ball game as sassy sports shrink Dani Santino scores a new job and boss in Season Three. Big changes at the Hawks lead to Dani accepting a full-time position with a powerful sports and entertainment management company run by the seductive Connor McClane. Tackling a lineup of superstar patients that includes the volatile TK, Dani must also deal with a sleazy CFO, an ambitious assistant and the surprise reappearance of Nico.
Pokemon Black & White Adventures in Unova - set 1
Ash and his friends Iris and Cilan have foiled Team Rocket's latest evil plan, and a new danger lurks on the horizon. But first, with eight Gym badges in hand, Ash is ready to take on the region's ultimate challenge; the Unova League, where he'll face familiar reveals and new opponents in his ongoing quest to become a Pokemon Master. Meanwhile, Iris has been having some trouble with her powerful and stubborn Dragonite.
Postman Pat - The Movie
Postman Pat is about to become an overnight sensation as he is propelled intothe spotlight after singing in a TV talent contest. Will the lure of fame convincePat to leave the village of Greendale behind? And will he bring his trusty black and white cat Jess along for the ride?
The Rover
In a world ten years following the collapse of society, the rule of the law has disintegrated and life is cheap. Hardened loner Eric travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car they leave behind a wounded Rey in their wake. Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the one possession that still matters to him.
Royal Pains - Season 5
After spending the winter recuperating from neurosurgery, Dr. Hank Lawson is ready to return to work on the first weekend of summer, or so he thinks. With his CFO brother, Evan, submerged in a political battle with a well-connected socialite, Hank finds himself relying on Dr. Jeremiah Sacani in a very surprising way. It wouldn't be life in the Hamptons if shocking revelations didn't shake things up, including Divya's life-changing news and unexpected discoveries relating to Boris's death.
Scandal - the complete third season
Now, seemingly invincible 'fixer' Olivia Pope must confront the ultimate challenge: fixing herself. After sifting through her mysterious father's labyrinth of lies, Olivia's search for answers about her mother threatens not just national security, but the entire world. Meanwhile, the lives of her 'gladiators', as well as those of the president, his wife and key White House staffers, take sinister, unexpected turns.
The Tom & Jerry Show - Season 1 Part 1
The ageless antics of Tom and Jerry are back in a new show. Chase down laughs with your favorite cat and mouse duo as they run rampant across thirteen episodes that will be sure to leave you clawing for more. All your favorite Tom & Jerry stars are here including Spike, Tyke, Tuffy and Butch.
Transformers Prime - the Ultimate Autobots
Optimus Prime, and his team of trusted Autobots, must learn about the human race while avoiding detection by disguising themselves as common Earth vehicles. If that was not challenging enough, these noble Transformers, must battle Megatron, the cunning Decepticons and other intergalactic threats. Join the Autobots on five of their most thrilling adventures!
Very Good Girls
New York City girls lose their virginity after high school and end up falling for the same guy. The long time friendship is tested for the first time.
We are the best!
Stockholm, the 1980s: Three teen girls decide to form a punk band, despite only one being a musician, not having any instruments, and being told by everyone that punk is dead. Focused on stirring things up in the world, but without a clue, the trio is a tribute to DIY culture and the power of rebellion.
WWE Sting
Chronicle's The Sting's entire career from his Mid-South days as part of the Blade-Runners through his last WCW match vs. Ric Flair on the very last episode of WCW Monday Nitro. The film features more than two dozen matches in total.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Godzilla with 790 requests.

Think like a man too had 506 requests,
Big Bang Theory - the complete 7th season had 234 requests,
Grimm - Season three had 202 requests,
Jarhead 2 - Field of Fire had 202 requests,
Arrow - the complete second season had 195 requests,
Castle - the complete 6th Season had 140 requests,
Sleepy Hollow - Season one had 136 requests,
CSI - complete 14th season had 99 requests,
Petals on the Wind had 83 requests,
DCI Banks - Season two had 80 requests,
Hawaii five-o - the fourth season had 76 requests,
Bones - Season 9 had 75 requests,
South Park Season 17 had 67 requests,
Hannibal - Season 2 had 64 requests,
Alpha House - Season 1 had 63 requests,
Marvel Knights - Eternals had 53 requests,
Scott & Bailey - Season two had 48 requests,
The Roosevelts had 47 requests,
Death in Paradise - Season 2 had 46 requests,
The Good Witch's Family had 45 requests,
WWE Summerslam 2014 had 40 requests,
Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service had 19 requests,
Yukon Men - Season 2 had 12 requests,
Decoding Annie Parker had 10 requests,
Ultimate Survival Alaska - Season 2 had 9 requests,
James McNeill Whistler, and the case for beauty had 8 requests, and
Prisoners of War - Season 2 had 1 request.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 13 September 2014 through Friday 19 September 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 9/13/2014:
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Captain America - the Winter Soldier
Clark County Library: Caring 4 you, Caring 4 me - Caregiver Education Series
Centennial Hills Library: Astronomy 101
Las Vegas Library: Saturday Sessions
Sahara West Library: Something Scottish
Summerlin Library: Readers & Writers Corner: Gearing Up
West Charleston Library: Feng Shui: The significance of art in the home
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Chess Club
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Uncovered Shadows 2014: Bringing shadows of talent to light
Windmill Library: Saturday Matinee: Captain America - the Winter Soldier
    Sunday 9/14/2014:
Clark County Library: Computers 101: Intro to Computers
Las Vegas Library: Adventures in Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search Online
Whitney Library: Whitney Movie and Discussion Club
    Monday 9/15/2014:
The libraries are OPEN, but there are no events listed.
    Tuesday 9/16/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Remembering Mickey Rooney - Boys Town
Clark County Library: Starting a non-profit organization: applying for IRS Tax-Exempt status
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Maze Runner Screen Print t-shirts
Mesquite Library: Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Session
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 9/17/2014:
Clark County Library: Munch and Mingle for non-profits
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Wednesday
Rainbow Library: Affordable Care Act: Special Enrollment Session
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Tad the Lost Explorer
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: Health Care Directives and You
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Felties
Windmill Library: Shakespeare Rocks!
    Thursday 9/18/2014:
Clark County Library: An Evening of sassy and sexy romance with Tera Lynn Childs and Crystal Perkins
Summerlin Library: Practice your eMedia downloading skills
West Charleston Library: Medicare Information Session
Windmill Library: eMedia downloading 101
    Friday 9/19/2014:
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help
West Las Vegas Library: Back to School Book Sale

Monday, September 8, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 16 September 2014:

Alpha House - Season 1
Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties, all with a sense of humor.
Arrow - the complete second season
Starling City has been torn apart by the Undertaking, so the need for the hooded vigilante, now known as The Arrow, is more urgent than ever in the explosive second season of the hit action series based on DC Comics' Green Arrow. After retreating to the island on which he was once stranded Oliver Queen returns to protect his mother, sister and besieged company, but comes to realize that allies and enemies have switched sides, and the stranglehold of evil on family, friends.
Big Bang Theory - the complete 7th season
Socially challenged they remain, but the scientific geniuses of show always deliver hilarious results. Leonard returns from his North Sea expedition to find that his relationship with Penny involves more beta-testing than he's ever done in a lab. Howard's attachment issues with women in his life in particular and Raj's social breakthrough with women in general provide more laughs. Bernadette and Amy stand staunchly by the men in their life, even when they're sitting in marathon role-playing game.
Bones - Season 9
TV's most anticipated wedding day has arrived! And since dealing with death is part of their jobs, it probably won't part FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth and quirky forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, aka Bones. But Bones and Booth must still address a serial killer's threat to murder five people if the couple marries. Meanwhile, they work to solve murder mysteries as they devote themselves to each other and their young daughter.
Castle - the complete 6th Season
Famous crime novelist Rick Castle and NYPD detective Kate Beckett form an unusually fun partnership in which their two opposing perspectives make up one dynamic crime-solving team. After years of 'will they or won't they' speculation, the pair finally became a couple in Season Five, culminating in Castle proposing in the season finale.
CSI - complete 14th season
In the fourteenth gripping season, from a serial slaughter and arson to mysterious disappearances and cannibal killings, lead investigator D.B. Russell uses science to shed light on the darkest crimes. With the help of blood-work expert Julie Finlay and veteran investigators Nick Stokes, Sara Sidle and Greg Sanders, the evidence never slips through the cracks.
DCI Banks - Season two
Banks must deal with dramatic changes to his team as the impossible-to-read Helen Morton enlists as his new partner. Banks receives a disturbing message from his estranged brother asking for help. An ordinary accountant is found murdered and his double life is discovered; as Morton closes in on his killer her life is danger. When a teenage girl is found strangled, Banks is certain he's found her murderer, but can he trust his instincts?
Death in Paradise - Season 2
Detective Richard Poole is still trapped on the stunning Caribbean island of Saint-Marie, but, for him, the sun, sea and sand isn't quite paradise. Faced with puzzling murders and a local team with unorthodox approaches. He's joined by a new partner, the feisty Camille Bordey, instinctive, wild, exotic and brilliant. Together they face a pirate curse, murdered nuns and a case that must be solved while a hurricane bears down on the island.
Decoding Annie Parker
Annie Parker finds out she has breast cancer, a devastating blow to a woman who's already lost her mother and sister to the same disease. Mary-Claire King is a geneticist researching the still unknown link between DNA and cancer in the wake of skeptical colleagues and funding challenges.
Godzilla
From visionary new director Gareth Edwards comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.
The Good Witch's Family
Life is going well for Cassie as she settles into marriage with Middleton Police Chief Jake Russell and as stepmom to Brandon and Lori. But evil soon blows into town in the form of Cassie's long-lost cousin Abigail, who whips up wickedness like a tornado. The once peaceful Russell family bickers night and day; Jake is fired after an argument with the Mayor over a bridge expansion; and Martha, the Mayor's wife and town busy body, walks out on her long marriage.
Grimm - Season three
Nick is stronger than ever with his partner Hank and reunited love Juliette by his side as he tracks down Wesen criminals with renewed determination. But things are changing as the ties between humans and the Wesen world will become even more irrevocably intertwined.
Hawaii Five-O - the fourth season
Steve McGarrett and Detective Danny 'Danno' Williams pursue an expert hacker and are taken hostage by an escaped convict who convinces them of his innocence while the danger of Kono's relationship with the son of a Yakuza boss escalates. Chin Ho is investigated by Internal Affairs about his ties to the head of a drug cartel, and Catherine gains a spot on the team but must repay a debt of honor in Afghanistan. Joining the team this season is Captain Lou Grover to head the SWAT unit on the island.
James McNeill Whistler, and the case for beauty
Best known for the groundbreaking portrait of his mother, James McNeill Whistler was the original art star. But beneath the high gloss, the struggle of this genius to find his own voice resulted in a breakaway style that moved painting towards abstraction and would revolutionize the art world in his time-and beyond. Dramatic re-creations, art, graphics, and interviews combine to profile this fascinating character.
Jarhead 2 - Field of Fire
Battle-scarred and disillusioned by war, Corporal Chris Merriman is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through, a Navy SEAL flags down their convoy and enlists the unit on an operation: they must help an Afghan woman famous for her Taliban defiance escape the country. Without tanks or air support, Merriman and his team will need all they can muster to fight their way across the war-torn country and take the woman to safety.
Marvel Knights - Eternals
Medical student Mark Curry's world is turned upside down when he meets Ike Harris, a man who believes that he is part of a centuries-old race of super-powered beings put here on Earth by aliens to preserve and safeguard the planet, and even crazier, tries to convince Mark that he is one too.
Petals on the Wind
The Dollanganger family attempt to put their sordid past behind them. But, as they soon discover, certain secrets can't be left behind. When Cathy finds herself in an abusive relationship, Christopher and Cathy are forced to face their forbidden feelings. And as tragedy strikes again, Cathy returns to Foxworth Hall to confront her grandmother and seek revenge on her mother. Christopher runs to Cathy's side, and the two are determined to start over again; together.
Prisoners of War - Season 2
The story of three Israeli soldiers captured for seventeen years and the lives they return to after being released.
The Roosevelts
Profiles Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape; from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front to the founding of the United Nations.
Scott & Bailey - Season two
This season Janet and Rachel deal with the brutal murders of two men. At the same time, Janet splits with her husband and struggles to run her family without his support. Rachel is invited to work on a high profile case with her boss DCI Gill Murray. Elsewhere, Rachel's wayward brother turns up on her doorstep. Can Rachel trust him?
Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service
The world's oldest and most famous spy agency. Home to the legendary Agent 007, James Bond, it has been at the centre of international espionage for over 100 years. Now we reveal the truth behind the covert operations, the tales of treachery and the double-agents who've risked their lives. With interviews from the major players in British espionage we expose the dangerous secret world of real life spies.
Sleepy Hollow - Season one
Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
South Park Season 17
Join Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Princess Kenny as they infiltrate the NSA, thwart patient zero, tame some strange and fight in the greatest battle of their young, hot lives.
Think like a man too
All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas. But plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.
Ultimate Survival Alaska - Season 2
The National Geographic Alaskan adventure competition series returns for a second season with some of the toughest men and women on earth competing for one prize, survival. To be named 'Alaska's Ultimate Survivors' the teams must test their skills in the depths of some of the world's most unforgiving land, the Alaskan wilderness.
WWE Summerslam 2014
The 27th annual Summer Slam event is back as it returns to the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the sixth consecutive year.
Yukon Men - Season 2
The tiny outpost of Tanana, Alaska, is a frozen village of 200 people and home to a small band of brothers trying to protect their way of life. But treacherous ice, brutal winters, and deadly animal encounters threaten their income, their food supply, and their very existence.

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Captain America - The Winter Soldier with 1443 requests.

The fault in our stars had 834 requests,
Brick Mansions had 482 requests,
A Haunted House 2 had 419 requests,
Homeland - Complete third season had 352 requests,
Words and Pictures had 322 requests,
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. had 177 requests,
A Long Way Down had 160 requests,
Fed Up had 155 requests,
Palo Alto had 139 requests,
The Vampire Diaries complete 5th season had 135 requests,
Supernatural - complete 9th season had 127 requests,
Blue Bloods - the fourth season had 92 requests,
Burning Blue had 58 requests,
The Curse of Oak Island had 36 requests,
How to survive the end of the world had 32 requests,
Korengal had 25 requests,
The World Wars had 25 requests,
Teenage had 24 requests,
Refuge had 23 requests,
Dynasty the Final Season - Volume 1 had 19 requests,
Dynasty the final season - Volume 2 had 17 requests,
Secrets of Westminster had 16 requests,
Baseball's Greatest Games - New York Yankees Postseason Heroics had 11 requests,
Put your heart on the page - an introduction to writing had 11 requests,
Tamako Market Complete Collection had 9 requests,
A Year in the Blue had 8 requests,
Sex in the Wild had 7 requests,
Amish Mafia - Season 1 had 6 requests, and
Operation Maneater had 0 requests.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 6 September 2014 through Friday 12 September 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 9/6/2014:
Clark County Library: Caring 4 You, Caring 4 Me - Caregiver Education Series
Clark County Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Open Lab
Summerlin Library: Download eBooks to your Tablet!
    Sunday 9/7/2014:
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Las Vegas Library: Anime Club
Las Vegas Library: Adventures in Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Summerlin Library: The Armchair Traveller Presents: Oktoberfest!
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help
West Charleston Library: Caring for a loved one with memory loss
West Las Vegas Library: Microsoft Word and Resumes
    Monday 9/8/2014:
Clark County Library: Free Ultrasound Heart Screenings
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
    Tuesday 9/9/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Remembering Mickey Rooney - A Family Affair
Clark County Library: Blood Drive with United Blood Services
Clark County Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Open Lab
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: TAG (Teen Advisory Group) Meeting
Rainbow Library: Hiking Las Vegas
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Clay Creations
Sahara West Library: Murder in the Library Book Club
Summerlin Library: Online Catalog Basics
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 9/10/2014:
Clark County Library: Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Session
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Series: Joe Williams Every Day Foundation Jazz Sextet
Centennial Hills Library: Selecting a small business idea
Mesquite Library: For Teens: Teen Jeopardy
    Thursday 9/11/2014:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Summerlin Library: Download eBooks to your tablet!
West Las Vegas Library: Computer 101
Whitney Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
    Friday 9/12/2014:
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Club Otaku
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
West Charleston Library: Financial empowerment for you and your clients CANCELLED

Monday, September 1, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

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

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

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

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

Friday, August 29, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

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

Monday, August 25, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

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

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

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

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

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