Monday, November 17, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 25 November 2014:

Ben Franklin's Balloon
A descendant of the Montgolfier brothers, who invented the hot air balloon will join a team to build a highly accurate replica of the fragile paper and canvas craft using 18th century tools and materials. NOVA reveals the secrets of how the Montgolfiers invented flight, and evokes the thrilling and daunting prospect that the balloon pioneers faced as they left Earth for the first time. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as the American ambassador.
Brain Games: Season 4
This season returns with interactive tests designed to mess with your mind and reveal the mechanics of your brain. Hosted by Jason Silva, the show features mind-bending and illusion-shattering experiments to reveal the mysteries of your brain.
The Expendables 3
Barney and the rest of the team come face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, who years ago co-founded the team with Barney. Stonebanks became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill, or so he thought. Stonebanks now is making it his mission to end the team, but Barney has other plans. Barney decides that he has to fight old blood with new blood, and brings in a new era of team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster, and more tech-savvy.
Explore the world
The sun never sets on our planet's magnificence. It Sets out to document this proposition in 33 gloriously filmed installments. Each episode provides a thrilling and informative introduction to an important place on the globe. Placing equal emphasis upon in-depth cultural history and breathtaking aerial cinematography, this series touches upon every inhabited continent, from Turkey to New Zealand.
First Air War
When World War I began in 1914, the air forces of the opposing nations consisted of handfuls of rickety biplanes. By the war's end, the blueprint of the modern fighter aircraft had emerged. To trace the story of this astonishingly rapid technological revolution, NOVA takes viewers inside The Vintage Aviator, a team of New Zealand-based aviation buffs dedicated to bringing back classic World War One fighters.
The Giver
The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before.
Log Horizon
Elder Tales has become a global phenomenon, immersing millions of players in its online fantasy world. However, something goes wrong with the twelfth expansion pack. Eight-year veteran Shiroe and 30,000 other players suddenly find themselves trapped in the game's no-longer-fictional universe!
A Merry Friggin' Christmas
Boyd and his family are forced to spend Christmas at his parents' house. When he realizes that he left his son's gifts at home, Boyd and his father must hit the road to retrieve the gifts before sunrise and save Christmas.
MLB - Official 2014 World Series Film
Don't miss the greatest moments of the 2014 World Series. Catch the highlights of all of the games, interviews, and classic moments from baseball's biggest stage.
The November Man
Codenamed 'The November Man,' Peter Devereaux is a lethal and highly trained ex-CIA agent who has been enjoying a quiet life in Switzerland. When Devereaux is lured out of retirement for one last mission, he must protect valuable witness Alice Fournier. He soon finds this assignment makes him a target of his former friend and CIA protege David Mason. With growing suspicions of a mole in the agency, there is no one Devereaux can trust, no rules, and no holds barred.

Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas
Madea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, but the biggest surprise is what they'll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Carnival, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all.
What If
A medical school dropout named Wallace who has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben. Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?
What's Up NASA? 11.2014 edition
Get ready for exciting up-to-the-minute video of what's happening at NASA. Whether it be the latest launch, mission, or new discovery, this video brings it to you with incredible picture and sound! Each month, this video magazine will bring the thrill of space exploration to all!
Wish I was here
Aidan Bloom, a 35-year-old struggling actor, father and husband is still trying to find his identity, a purpose for his life. He winds up trying to home school his two children when his father can no longer afford to pay for private education and the only available public school is on its last legs. Through teaching them about life his way, Aidan gradually discovers some of the parts of himself he couldn't find.
WWE Hell in a Cell 2014
The superstars of WWE will be surrounded by an unforgiving steel prison in a night where the only way to emerge as a world champion is to inflict and endure career-altering punishment. It is a match so brutal that only eleven men in the history of WWE have claimed victory. Now an annual fall tradition, who, if any will add their names to this illustrious list?

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Purge - Anarchy with 622 requests.

Sin City - a dame to kill for had 608 requests,
If I Stay had 604 requests,
Into the storm had 540 requests,
And so it goes had 530 requests,
The Wind Rises had 184 requests,
Automata had 180 requests,
The Fluffy Movie had 180 requests,
Jeff Dunham all over the map had 121 requests,
Frozen sing along had 100 requests,
Housebound had 50 requests,
How to look at a painting had 49 requests,
Women of the Bible had 45 requests,
Worricker: Turks & Caicos had 44 requests,
Worricker: Salting the battlefield had 39 requests,
My Last Day Without You had 37 requests,
WWE The Randy Savage Story had 36 requests,
K2 - Siren of the Himalayas had 23 requests,
Penance had 21 requests,
I couldn't become a hero, so I reluctantly decided to get a job had 16 requests,
The Good Life had 14 requests,
Power Rangers Megaforce - Robo Knight before Christmas had 14 requests, and
The mind of a chef: Magnus Nillson had 5 requests.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 15 November 2014 through Friday 21 November 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 11/15/2014:
Clark County Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Yu Gi Oh! Tournament
Laughlin Library: Spirit Mountain Quilt Guild Lessons: Planning a Quilt / Screen Play Bag
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: Book Chat Cafe
Spring Valley Library: How to fund your business
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Sunrise Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 11/16/2014:
Clark County Library: Computers 101: Intro to Computers
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Laughlin Library: Computer Class
Sahara West Library: Exploring your family's history - Genealogy series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and insight meditation
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Book Club
West Charleston Library: The Cosmic Story
    Monday 11/17/2014:
Clark County Library: Medicare Information Session
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Sahara West Library: Yoga flexibility and balance class
Sahara West Library: Longevitology: Energy healing
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
    Tuesday 11/18/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Hitchcock Thrillers - Notorious
Rainbow Library: Affordable Care Act Information Session
Sahara West Library: Murder in the Library Book Club
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
West Charleston Library: Medicare Extra Help CANCELLED
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 11/19/2014:
Clark County Library: Diabetes Self-Management Series - Week 4 of 6
Clark County Library: Non-Profit Charitable Registration 101 - Beyond Nevada
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Wednesday
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: The Lego Movie
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: Protecting yourself from identity theft
West Las Vegas Library: "I've Got Talent" - Senior open-mic showcase
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Felties
Windmill Library: Hiking Las Vegas
    Thursday 11/20/2014:
Clark County Library: Business 101: Marketing your business using social media
Clark County Library: Outsmarting Investment Fraud
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Mockingjay Screen Printing
Sahara West Library: Intro to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Book Discussion Group
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: Practicing your eMedia downloading skills
West Charleston Library: Medicare Information Session
Windmill Library: Music Club
    Friday 11/21/2014:
Centennial Hills Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help

Monday, November 10, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 18 November 2014:

And so it goes
Realtor Oren Little, willfully obnoxious to anyone who might cross his path, he wants nothing more than to sell one last house and retire in peace and quiet; until his estranged son drops off a granddaughter he never knew existed. Clueless about how to care for the abandoned nine-year-old, he pawns her off on his determined and lovable neighbor Leah and tries to resume his life. But little by little, Oren stubbornly learns to open his heart; to his family, to Leah, and to life itself.
Automata
In a future where Earth's ecosystem verges on collapse, man-made robots roam the city to protect dwindling human life. When a robot overrides a key protocol put in place to protect human life, ROC Robotics insurance agent Jacq Vaucan is assigned to locate the source of the manipulation and eliminate the threat. What he discovers leads Vaucan, ROC Robotics and the police into a battle with profound consequences for the future of humanity.
The Fluffy Movie
Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias, the world-famous Hawaiian-shirt-clad comedian, takes viewers on a joke-filled journey into his life in this nonstop laugh fest. The funnyman delves into subjects such as the joys of parenting a teen, the similarities between India and Mexico, and more hilarious observations, while also providing fans with special backstage access and exclusive never-before-seen footage from his sold-out Unity Through Laughter tour.
Frozen sing-along
Experience Frozen, the epic animated hit from Walt Disney Animation Studios, like never before in an all-new, full-length sing-along edition. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with mountain man Kristoff and a snowman named Olaf, to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
The Good Life
Women, money, power, greed, drugs, passion, desire, love, wealth, secrets, seduction. Family, tragedy, choices. Protagonist Mikey searches for alluring good life in an underworld where antagonist Fabian holds all power. Younger brother, Kevin, wants in, against Mikey's will. Forced to choose between family and the good life, what will Mikey choose?
Housebound
Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. Her punishment is made all the more unbearable by the fact she has to live there with her mother Miriam, a well-intentioned blabbermouth who's convinced that the house is haunted. Kylie dismisses Miriam's superstitions as nothing more than a distraction from a life occupied by boiled vegetables & small-town gossip.
How to look at a painting
Hosted by curator and author of the bestselling book of the same name, Justin Paton takes viewers on an adventure through museums and artists' workshops in hopes of providing a fresh and exciting new perspective on how to truly appreciate and better understand the world of painting.
I couldn't become a hero, so I reluctantly decided to get a job
Raul Chaser never wanted to work in retail, but when the war against the Demons ended unexpectedly, the Hero Training Program he was in shut down. But although combat-trained Raul may feel out of place dealing with customers in a department store instead of dealing out death with hardened steel, his newest co-worker's culture shock is even worse. While Fino Bloodstone is ready, eager, and willing to please, she's also the daughter of the now-deceased Demon King!
If I Stay
Mia Hall thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam. But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left, which will not only decide her future but her ultimate fate.
Into the storm
In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot.
Jeff Dunham all over the map
Jeff Dunham and his iconic creations, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Walter, Peanut, and Bubba J. have embarked on an unprecedented world tour that has Dunham touching five continents, logging almost 100,000 miles and starring in arenas where few American comedians have dared to perform. While Dunham collects and crafts pop culture references that can excite a local audience upon entering each country, he shows that humor is truly universal. Most of the time.
K2 - Siren of the Himalayas
The film follows an attempt to reach the summit of the world's most challenging peak on the 100-year anniversary of the Duke of Abruzzi's landmark K2 expedition. It also explores the history and geography of the legendary Karakoram Mountain Range, while contemplating the risks, rewards and personal nature of exploration in an age when there are few blank spots left on the map.
The mind of a chef: Magnus Nillson
Bringing viewers into Magnus Nilsson's kitchen at Faviken for an all-access look at what it takes to run what some people say is the most creative and surprising restaurant on the planet. Get inside the mind of innovative Chef Nilsson as he travels throughout Scandinavia, Paris, and the Faroe Islands demonstrating traditional Nordic culinary techniques and how to make the most of ingredients at their freshest.
My Last Day Without You
When a young German business executive is sent to New York to shut down a division of his firm, his life is turned upside-down in a single day. He meets and falls for a beautiful secretary and aspiring singer from Brooklyn. The only problem: she's one of the people he just fired.
Penance
A mysterious stranger approaches a group of young friends, then kidnaps and brutally murders one of the girls. Wracked with grief, the victim's unhinged mother Asako demands that the shaken survivors identify the killer or face a penance of her choosing. Growing up in the shadow of this tragic debt, each of the four girls cultivates a warped survival mechanism; avoidance, desperation, fear, obsession.
Power Rangers Megaforce - Robo Knight before Christmas
Robo Knight learns the true meaning of Christmas after he is mistaken for a giant donated toy, and shipped to a village in a faraway land. When the children of the village ask for a Christmas story, Robo Knight recounts his thrilling adventures with the Power Rangers, and realizes how the Megaforce's mission of peace and goodwill demonstrates what the Christmas spirit is all about.
The Purge - Anarchy
The New Founders of America invite you to celebrate your annual right to Purge. Writer/director James DeMonaco returns to craft the next terrifying chapter of dutiful citizens preparing for their country's yearly twelve hours of anarchy.
Sin City - a dame to kill for
A few of Sin City's most hard-nosed residents cross paths with some of its more reviled occupants.
The Wind Rises
Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the worlds most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship with his colleague Honjo. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events.
Women of the Bible
The women of the Bible represent a diverse and intriguing group; powerful, independent, romantic, and brave. Mary of Nazareth endured nearly lifelong ridicule and scorn while standing by her son. Queen Esther courageously saved the Jews from certain death, while the beautiful Sheba dazzled Solomon, legendary King of Israel, and inspired some of the Bible's most erotic love poetry. The story of Delilah reveals how her name became synonymous with treachery and deceit.
Worricker: Salting the battlefield
Johnny Worricker and Margot Tyrrell as they are on the run across Europe, with MI5 hard on their heels. But life in exile is proving much harder than either of them expected. Worricker knows that his only chance of resolving both his personal and his professional lives is if he returns home to confront the powerful prime minister, Alec Beasley. In a duel of wits between the two men, there will be only one winner.
Worricker: Turks & Caicos
Worricker after the director of MI5 dies. A conspiracy to turn control of MI5 over to the Prime Minister leads Worricker to the islands known as the Turks & Caicos, where he is persuaded by the CIA to deal with a group of ambiguous Americans attending a high-level conference. At the same time, an old girlfriend, Margot Tyrrell, is being asked to betray her boss in London in order to establish an illicit connection between the prime minister and dark goings-on in the war on terror.
WWE The Randy Savage Story
The life and career of Randy 'Macho Man' Savage. The title chronicles the highs and lows of Randy's life and career, and shows that while he was extremely driven and highly successful, he was a complex person who also had his struggles over the years. Later in his life, Randy remarried and found peace before his tragic and untimely death.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is How to train your dragon 2 with 803 requests.

Let's be cops had 744 requests,
Jersey Boys had 530 requests,
True Blood: complete 7th season had 283 requests,
Drive Hard had 115 requests,
Happy Christmas had 84 requests,
Once Upon a Time in Queens had 67 requests,
Coldwater had 43 requests,
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge had 32 requests,
Mr. Pip had 32 requests,
Gabriel Iglesias Presents: Stand Up 3 had 31 requests,
Deadliest Catch: complete season 9 had 30 requests,
Patema Inverted had 30 requests,
Queens of the Ring had 27 requests,
Weird Al Yankovic: The compleat Al had 25 requests,
Liberty: Heroes of the American Revolution had 21 requests,
Abuse of Weakness had 17 requests,
My mental choices are completely interfering with my school romantic comedy had 12 requests, and
Art: 21 - Art in the 21st century - season 7 had 9 requests.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 8 November 2014 through Friday 14 November 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 11/8/2014:

Clark County Library: Couponing 101
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: X-Men Days of Future Past
Las Vegas Library: Saturday Sessions
Sahara West Library: Longevitology for Beginners and Intermediates
Summerlin Library: Readers and Writers Corner
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Chess Club
West Las Vegas Library: Stage to Screen and In-Between Film Fest and Workshop
Windmill Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Mr. Peabody and Sherman
    Sunday 11/9/2014:
Clark County Library: Las Vegas Brass Band In Concert: A Salute to the Armed Forces
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Longevitology for beginners and intermediates
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and insight meditation
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help
Whitney Library: Whitney movie and discussion group
Windmill Library: For Teens: Acting for Teens
    Monday 11/10/2014:
Sahara West Library: Longevitology for beginners and intermediates
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
    Tuesday 11/11/2014:
All libraries closed to observe Veterans Day
    Wednesday 11/12/2014:
Clark County Library: Diabetes Self Management Series - Week 3 of 6
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Ensembles
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Windmill Library: Shakespeare Rocks
    Thursday 11/13/2014:
Clark County Library: Clark County Library's 20th Anniversary
Laughlin Library: Laughlin Travel Series: Yellowstone Revisited
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to your tablet
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
    Friday 11/14/2014:
Rainbow Library:  For Teens: Club Otaku
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Spring Valley Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group

Monday, November 3, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 11 November 2014:

Abuse of Weakness
Maud is a strong-willed filmmaker who suffers a stroke. Bedridden but determined to pursue her latest film project, she sees Vilko, a con man who swindles celebrities, on a TV talk show. Interested in him for her new film, the two meet and Maud soon finds herself falling for Vilko's manipulative charm as their parasitic relationship hurtles out of control.
Art: 21 - Art in the 21st century - season 7
In four one-hour episodes, Season 7 of Art in the Twenty First Century will present documentary profiles of 12-14 of today's most inspiring visual artists, at work and in their own words.
Coldwater
Brad Lunders is a teenager forcefully abducted from his home in the middle of the night by his mother's consent to a harsh wilderness reform facility. There is no contact with the outside world and the retired war colonel in charge prides himself on breaking an inmate's spirit in order to correct delinquent behavior.
Deadliest Catch: complete season 9
In season nine, the crews are fueled by desperate hope as they risk it all for the big haul. But if these guys know anything, it's that comebacks don't come easy. Brutal competition, serious injuries, and one ferocious arctic storm will take them to the depths of despair. While some will rake in record-breaking hauls, a freak accident leaves others racing for the shore. And in the end, simply surviving the sea is considered the greatest success of all.
Drive Hard
A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
Gabriel Iglesias Presents: Stand Up 3
Gabriel Iglesias returns for the third season of the hit Comedy Central series. Includes all new hilarious material with animated segments of Gabriel's most popular jokes, extended episodes, and an outstanding selection of bonus features.
Happy Christmas
From the director of Drinking Buddies comes a comedy about an irresponsible 20-something, Jenny, who arrives in Chicago to live with her older brother Jeff and his novelist wife, Kelly, after a breakup. Jenny's arrival shakes up their quiet domesticity as she and her friend Carson instigate an evolution in Kelly's life and career.
How to train your dragon 2
While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races, Hiccup and Toothless journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge
As a boy, filmmaker James Cameron dreamed of a journey to the deepest part of the ocean. This film is the dramatic fulfillment of that dream. It chronicles Cameron's solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench and nearly seven miles beneath the ocean's surface piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking. A celebration of science, courage, and extraordinary human aspiration.
Jersey Boys
The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.
Let's be cops
It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted 'heroes' get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.
Liberty: Heroes of the American Revolution
History presents, a collection of seven thought-provoking documentaries.
Mr. Pip
Mr. Watts is the last Englishman remaining in a tropical village in Bougainville during its civil war in the 1990s. He begins to teach the local children by reading them Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens. Matilda, an imaginative young girl, is transported into the story of the novel, believing that Dickens' character Pip is her friend. Matilda's 'Pip' world is an extraordinary fusion of Dickens' Victorian London with the environment and people she knows on the island.
My mental choices are completely interfering with my school romantic comedy
Due to a strange curse called Absolute Choice, Kanade Amakusa's life has turned into a 'choose your own adventure' game from Hell. Series of options that seem designed to cause him the maximum possible duress and public embarrassment, And if he doesn't choose one he suffers agonizing pain. Needless to say, his resulting bizarre behavior has already branded him as one of his school's five worst social misfits, and things get even weirder when he chooses one of the strangest options yet.
Once Upon a Time in Queens
After spending 20 years in federal prison for myriad crimes, ailing mafia boss Joseph 'Mr. Joe' Scoleri is released with a strict requirement not to interact with his old contacts in the mafia - and to ensure this, an FBI tail follows him. He quickly realizes that while the world around him may have changed, the habits of a mafia boss die hard.
Patema Inverted
Princess Patema lives in an underground world, but one day tumbles headlong into a void and out into the wide open world above the surface. Age is a student on this surface world when he spies Patema hanging upside-down from a tree. He pulls her down to safety, struggling to keep her earthbound. Together they master the art of navigating competing gravitational forces and set out to discover the secret that keeps their worlds apart.
Queens of the Ring
In a desperate attempt to reconnect with her estranged son who is a passionate WWE fan, Rose grabs his attention by joining a rigorous training program to learn to wrestle like a legitimate WWE Diva. She convinces her bored fellow cashiers at the local supermarket to join her challenging new adventure and together they become the 'Queens of the Ring.'
True Blood: complete 7th season
The seventh and final season of this supernatural drama series from HBO. In the end, some of True Blood's most beloved figures will meet cruel fates, while others will cheat death (true and otherwise) to forge happily-ever-after relationships that will leave fans surprised and, ultimately, satisfied.
Weird Al Yankovic: The compleat Al
The amazing, hilarious, and almost-true 'life story' of Weird Al Yankovic, the Grammy award-winning master of musical parody and rock & roll comedy. Go behind the scenes, beginning with his early and somewhat formative childhood years; his high school and college days, up through his present-day bout with super-stardom. It contains some of the funniest moments from 'AL-TV', footage from his trip to Japan, and reveals for the first time the incredible story behind 'Eat It.'
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Maleficent with 1660 requests.

A million ways to die in the west had 1081 requests,
A most wanted man had 694 requests,
Hercules had 652 requests,
Planes - Fire & Rescue had 391 requests,
Step Up All In had 328 requests,
The Newsroom: the complete second season had 153 requests,
White Collar - Season 5 had 97 requests,
Frontera had 51 requests,
Hot in Cleveland - Season 5 had 48 requests,
Nowhere Safe had 44 requests,
UFC 175 had 43 requests,
Touch - season 2 had 35 requests,
A Five Star Life had 21 requests,
The WWE Attitude Era, volume 2 had 21 requests,
Law & Order: the 15th year had 20 requests,
The Exes: Season s one & two had 19 requests,
King's Faith had 19 requests,
Austin City Limits celebrates 40 years had 18 requests,
Law & Order: the 16th year had 17 requests,
Law & Order: the 17th year had 17 requests,
About Alex had 16 requests,
The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story had 14 requests,
The Dog had 9 requests, and
Craft in America: Service had 4 requests.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 1 November 2014 through Friday 7 November 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 11/1/2014:
Clark County Library: 7th Annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival
Clark County Library: For Teens: Dia de los Muertos: Sugar Skulls (pre-registration required)
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
West Las Vegas Library: Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs
    Sunday 11/2/2014:
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and insight meditation
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: The Armchair Traveller Presents
West Charleston Library: Care for Caregivers
West Charleston Library: Holiday herb gardening
    Monday 11/3/2014:
Clark County Library: Free ultrasound heart screenings
Sahara West Library: Yoga flexibility and balance class
Summerlin Library:  National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
    Tuesday 11/4/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Hitchcock Thrillers - The 39 Steps
Clark County Library: Tuesday after the Bijou - Film discussion group
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Teen Book Club
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Windmill Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 11/5/2014:
Clark County Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
Clark County Library: Diabetes Self Management Series - Week 2 of 6
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Wednesday
Sahara West Library: Longevitology for beginners and intermediates
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee - The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Whitney Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
West Las Vegas Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
Windmill Library: Shakespeare Rocks
    Thursday 11/6/2014:
Clark County Library: Las Vegas Stories: Turning points in Las Vegas history
Centennial Hills Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Sahara West Library: Discovering Italy - A cultural perspective
Sahara West Library: Longevitology for beginners and intermediates
Searchlight Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to your tablet
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
West Charleston Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
    Friday 11/7/2014:
Laughlin Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
Sahara West Library: Longevitology for beginners and intermediates
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help

Thursday, October 30, 2014

What's Happening at your library - Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival Special Edition

http://www.vegasvalleycomicbookfestival.org/

What's happening at the
Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival?

Here's the unbeatable schedule of events for Saturday, November 1, 2014!



(Click on the link for more information)
    Saturday 11/1/2014:
9:30 - 4:30  Courtyard : Information Table - Vendor Market - Food Trucks
9:30 - 4:30  Large Conference Room : Artist Alley
9:30 - 4:30  Main Hall: Small Publishers and Information Tables
10 - 4 p.m.  Courtyard : Face Painting and Make-and-Take Projects
10 - 10:45  Jewel Box Theater: How to draw Super Heroes and Star Wars Characters (Spencer Brinkerhoff III)
10 - 11:00  Small Conference Room* : The History of the Comics Code (Charles Brownstein) (Limit: 15)
10:30 - 12:45  Theater : Film: Batman (1989)
11 - 4 p.m.  Courtyard : Artist Jam
11 - 11:45  Jewel Box Theater : Spotlight on Howard Chaykin
11 - 2 p.m.  Main Hall: Portfolio Reviews
11 - 12:00  Small Conference Room* : Workshop for Writers: Adapting Books and Other Materials Into Comics (Nick Mamatas) (Limit 15)
12 - 12:45  Jewel Box Theater : Breaking Into Comics (The Fillbach Brothers, Russell Lissau, Nick Mamatas, Chris Staros)
12 - 12:45  Small Conference Room* : Workshop for Writers: Collaborating on Comics (Darren J Gendron) (Limit 15)
1 - 1:55  Jewel Box Theater : Digital Color 101 (Brian and Kristy Miller)
1 - 1:45  Small Conference Room* : Workshop for Writers: How to Write Comic Books (Russell Lissau) (Limit 15)
1 - 2:00  Theater : Film: She Makes Comics - the Untold History of Women Creators in Comic Books
2 - 2:45  Jewel Box Theater: Batman's Shadows: 75 Years of the Dark Knight (Ben Saunders)
2:30 - 3:30  Small Conference Room* : Upcycling Comics: Creative Craft Using Your Old Comics (The Very Awesome Girls into Nerdy Activity) (Limit 15)
2:30 - 3:00  Theater : In Concert: Hello, the Future!
3 - 3:45  Jewel Box Theater: The Business of Webcomics (Darren J. Gendron)
3:15 - 4:00  Theater : In Concert: The Return of Kirby Krackle
3:30 - 4:15  Small Conference Room : Upcycling Comics: Creative Crafts Using Your Old Comics (The Very Awesome Girls into Nerdy Activities) (Limit 15)
*Small Conference Room: All programs in this space are limited to 15 attendees. Seating on a First Come - First Served basis.

Co-sponsored with Pop! Goes the Icon.
Free and open to the public. For more information, call 702.507.3459