Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 4 September 2012:

Criminal Minds - The seventh season
Revolves around an elite team of FBI profilers who analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most prominent agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU, who returns to help the team solve new cases, while pursuing some unfinished business of his own. Each member brings his or her own area of expertise to the table as they pinpoint predators' motivations and identify their emotional triggers.
Fringe - the 4th Season
Who are you? After sacrificing himself to save both worlds, Peter mysteriously returns to ours. But he has been forgotten, by Olivia, by Walter, by everyone. It's as if he never existed. At the same time, shapeshifters controlled by an unknown master begin an onslaught of destruction, and now the two former enemy universes must cooperate to defy a common foe. Fringe's thrilling 22-episode fourth season continues the inspired series' synthesis of astounding phenomena and baffling secrets.
The Good Wife - The Third Season
A wife and mother boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal. In Season 3, Alicia continues balancing her professional and personal lives as she strives to provide a stable home for her children in the midst of separating from her husband and contemplating finally giving in to her feelings for fellow lawyer Will Gardner.
Grey's Anatomy - the complete eighth season
As fifth year residents, it's do or die for the doctors of Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital. Things heat up in the operating room and in the bedroom as competition abounds and passions are ignited. Relive every unforgettable love and loss.
The Office - Season Eight
Big changes are ahead for Dunder Mifflin/Sabre, with Robert California as the new CEO. Andy is promoted to Regional Manager, with Dwight his number two. Jim and Pam are expecting their second child, and Angela is pregnant with her first.
Parks & Recreation - Season Four
Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is an ever enthusiastic government employee who has her sights set on the City Council.
Safe
A second-rate cage fighter is tormented by the Russian Mafia and wanders the streets of New York. He witnesses a young Chinese girl being pursued by the same mafia who want her for a priceless numerical code that they would kill for.
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day
Underscoring the impact of secrets, lies and deception when a husband and wife find themselves in the midst of a crisis after their young daughter is kidnapped. The couple must race against time to find their child, who is believed to have been abducted by a serial killer that symbolically murders his victims 'On the 7th Day.' During their desperate search, they begin to uncover details about their past that threaten to rip their marriage and lives apart.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Battleship with 1122 requests.

The Five Year Engagement had 767 requests,
Think like a man had 549 requests,
The Pirates - Band of Misfits had 246 requests,
Once Upon a Time - Complete First Season had  212 requests,
Headhunters had 165 requests,
I Heart Shakey had 27 requests,
Looney Tunes Mouse Chronicles had 26 requests,
Free Havana had 7 requests, and
Cage Fight had 5 requests.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 25 August 2012 through Friday 31 August 2012:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

Saturday 8/25/2012:
Clark County Library: Film - John Carter
Centennial Hills Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Scrapbooking Club
Sunrise Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
West Las Vegas Library: The Color Purple - The Musical about Love

Sunday 8/26/2012:
Clark County Library: Jazzin' Jeanne Brei & the Speakeasy Swingers In Concert
West Las Vegas Library: The Color Purple - The Musical about Love

Monday 8/27/2012:
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing

Tuesday 8/28/2012:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou - Shaken - Not Stirred II - Roger Moore's Bond: Moonraker

Wednesday 8/29/2012:
No Events Listed

Thursday 8/30/2012:
No Events Listed

Friday 8/31/2012:
No Events Listed

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 28 August 2012:

Battleship
Based on the classic Hasbro naval combat game, Battleship is the story of an international fleet of ships who come across an alien armada while on a naval war games exercise. An intense battle ensues over sea, land, and air.
Cage Fight
Guerrero, an illegal immigrant, crosses the border into the United States from Mexico, looking for his family. After arriving in San Diego, Gino Santoro organize crime boss, offers him a job and help to find his family. There is one condition, fight in the Cage Fight Tournament, were only the strong will survive.
The Five Year Engagement
Beginning where most romantic comedies end, the film looks at what happens when an engaged couple keeps getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Free Havana
Gay Rights is an issue heard around the world, including Cuba. The show paints a vivid picture of what I has been like to be gay in Cuba through the candid stories of six gay and lesbian individuals. From the Batista era to the Revolution to the Mariel Boatlift to present-day Cuba, exposes the evolution of gay life from a time when homosexuality was considered a punishable crime to current efforts to promote a greater acceptance of freedom of sexual preference.
Headhunters
Roger, an accomplished headhunter by day and art thief when opportunity knocks, decides to risk it all to get his hands on an extremely valuable painting, and in doing so discovers something which makes him a hunted man.
I Heart Shakey
Single father J.T. and his precocious daughter Chandler move from a small town to Chicago with their lovable family mutt Shakey. After missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is forced to find Shakey a new home. Chandler hatches a plan to keep Shakey and teach J.T. a valuable lesson about loyalty and the importance of keeping family together.
Looney Tunes Mouse Chronicles
Enjoy 19 remastered animated shorts featuring some mischievous mice and their daring adventures. Introducing Sniffles, he?s cute, curious and got a heckuva cold. In Naughty But Mice, audiences came to know Sniffles as a sweet, wide-eyed simpleton with talent for getting himself into trouble.
Once Upon a Time - Complete First Season
On her 28th birthday, Emma Swan meets Henry, the son she gave up for adoption 10 years ago. Henry believes Emma is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming, prophesied to break a powerful curse. Unconvinced, Emma returns Henry to Storybrooke, where she encounters the enigmatic Mr. Gold and clashes with mayor Regina Mills, the boy's adoptive mother, who Henry insists is none other than the Evil Queen!
The Pirates - Band of Misfits
After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot,' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for.
Think like a man
Based on Steve Harvey's relationship self-help book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. Four women have decided to take the advice in Harvey's book and use the recommendations to get their men on track. When the men discover this, they try to turn the tables on their women.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Dictator with 581 requests.

Bernie had 386 requests,
DisneyNature - Chimpanzee had 264 requests,
A Separation had 170 requests,
NCIS Season 9 had 133 requests,
Revenge - the complete first season had 106 requests,
NCIS Los Angeles - 3rd Season had 87 requests,
Lady and the Tramp II - Scamp's Adventure had 51 requests,
50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History had 45 requests,
The Aristocats had 38 requests,
The Rescuers & The Rescuers Down Under had 34 requests,
Home Run Showdown had 26 requests,
Colossal Collection had 19 requests,
Bonsai had 17 requests,
Post Mortem had 16 requests,
Dos Hogares had 1 requests, and
La Tigra - Chaco had 1 requests.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 18 August 2012 through Friday 24 August 2012:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

Saturday 8/18/2012:
Sahara West Library: August Blood Drive

Sunday 8/19/2012:
Sahara West Library: Exploring your family's history - Genealogy series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101

Monday 8/20/2012:
No Events Listed

Tuesday 8/21/2012:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou - Shaken - Not Stirred II - Roger Moore's Bond: the Spy who Loved Me

Wednesday 8/22/2012:
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee

Thursday 8/23/2012:
West Las Vegas Library: The Color Purple - The Musical about Love

Friday 8/24/2012:
West Las Vegas Library: The Color Purple - The Musical about Love

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 21 August 2012:

50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History
The 50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History presents the most amazing, devastating and bone crunching signature moves in this countdown-style production guaranteed to stir up controversy and banter among the WWE Universe. From Sweet Chin Music to the Rock Bottom, Attitude Adjustment and everything in between, these are the moves guaranteed to bring the masses to their feet and to leave the unfortunate recipient lying on the mat for the inevitable three count.
The Aristocats
In Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her estate to Duchess, her cat, and her three kittens. When her greedy butler attempts the ultimate catnap caper, the alley cat Thomas O'Malley and his band of jazz cats must save the day.
Bernie
In Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede is one of the town's most beloved residents. He sings in the church choir and is always willing to lend a helping hand. He befriends an affluent widow, and she soon becomes dependent on Bernie. Later it is reported that Marjorie Nugent has been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede is charged with the murder.
Bonsai
Julio tells his girlfriend he has a job transcribing a novel, when he's actually writing his own work. Looking for inspiration, he revisits an old romance and gets involved again.
Colossal Collection
Astounding feats of engineering fill this collection that offers an insiders look at some of the worlds most stunning structures. With innovation and ingenuity, unique answers conquer building challenges and continue to overcome the impossible. Super stadiums, underground cities, and even man-made islands will amaze and awe you with the engineering advances that continue to be made all over the world.
The Dictator
The creators and star of Borat bring you the hilarious comedy about what happens when the world's worst dictator comes to America. Stuck in New York and stripped of his power, Aladeen is finally forced to live his ultimate nightmare, the American dream. Featuring never-before-seen footage, that's outrageous and shamefully funny!
DisneyNature - Chimpanzee
Oscar, a baby chimpanzee, is enjoying his life with his mother in the jungles along the Ivory Coast. Without warning, young Oscar is orphaned during an attack from a rival group of chimpanzees. Afterwards, he attempts to survive on his own, and to be accepted by the other chimps. Oscar struggles until he is adopted by the alpha male of his group.
Dos Hogares
A young woman named Angelica meets a man, falls in love only to lose him when he tragically dies. No sooner has she met another man who becomes an integral part of her life when her first love suddenly re-appears, seemingly unharmed. She faces the toughest decision of her life as she has to decide between the two men that love her.
Home Run Showdown
Two little league teams take on their coaches' sibling rivalry, and end up doing battle in a place the baseball world never expected it: the outfield of the Home Run Derby.
La Tigra - Chaco
La Tigra, Chaco. A quiet town only 20 blocks long. Esteban returns after years of absence to the place where he spent his childhood summers. He returns looking for his father, Cacho, and to talk about Buenos Aires. But Cacho, who has formed a new family in La Tigra, is always on the road, on his truck, and so the reencounter is postponed indefinitely. However, while he waits, Esteban meets Vero, a childhood friend that has grown up to become a beautiful woman.
Lady and the Tramp II - Scamp's Adventure
Lady and Tramp's mischievous pup is always in the doghouse. Now, an itch for freedom is sending him on the ultimate adventure! Will Scamp choose the collar-free life with his new pals or embrace the pampered life he had at home?
NCIS Los Angeles - 3rd Season
NCIS: LOS ANGELES is a drama about the high stakes world of the Office of Special Projects (OSP), a division of NCIS that is charged with apprehending dangerous and elusive criminals that pose a threat to the nation's security. By assuming false identities and utilizing the most advanced technology, this team of highly trained agents goes deep undercover, putting their lives on the line in the field to bring down their targets.
NCIS Season 9
NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) is more than just an action drama. With liberal doses of humor, it's a show that focuses on the sometimes complex and always amusing dynamics of a team of special agents forced to work together in high-stress situations. From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, these special agents travel the globe to investigate all crimes with Navy or Marine Corps ties.
Post Mortem
In Chile, 1973, during the last days of Salvador Allende's presidency, an employee at a Morgue's recording office falls for a burlesque dancer who mysteriously disappears.
The Rescuers & The Rescuers Down Under
In The Rescuers, a shy but brave mouse and his glamorous partner embark on a mission to save a young girl named Penny. With their albatross friend, they find themselves on the riverboat hideout of the hilariously evil Madame Medusa. In Rescuers Down Under, the heroes travel to Australia to help a new friend.
Revenge - the complete first season
Wealth, beauty, and power define the residents of New York's most exclusive community, but one woman will stop at nothing to exact revenge from those who ruined her father's life. Witness Emily Thorne's brilliantly vindictive plot against Victoria Grayson, the reigning queen of the Hamptons, and all who destroyed her family. However, even the best-laid plans can unravel in the wake of an unexpected love triangle between Emily, the son of her greatest nemesis, and a forgotten face from her past.
A Separation
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Hunger Games with 1512 requests.

Dexter - the complete 6th season had 458 requests,
Community - Season 3 had 57 requests,
Juan of the Dead had 41 requests,
Disaster Collection had 14 requests, and
Happy Endings Season 2 had 10 requests.





Saturday, August 11, 2012

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 11 August 2012 through Friday 17 August 2012:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

Saturday 8/11/2012:
Clark County Library: Film - A Thousand Words
Centennial Hills Library: Extreme Couponing
Enterprise Library: Extreme Couponing 101: Beginners Class
Spring Valley Library Library: Blood Drive

Sunday 8/12/2012:
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
West Charleston Library: Las Vegas Scrapbooking Club

Monday 8/13/2012:
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Summerlin Library: A Monday Moment in Time Movie Series

Tuesday 8/14/2012:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou - Shaken - Not Stirred II - Roger Moore's Bond: The Man with the Golden Gun
Clark County Library: Non-Profit Survival Skills - Hear Ye, Year Ye - Publicity for your organization
West Charleston Library: Adult Diabetes and Management Support Group (ADEMS)

Wednesday 8/15/2012:
Clark County Library: Munch & Mingle for Non-Profits
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee

Thursday 8/16/2012:
No Events Listed

Friday 8/17/2012:
No Events Listed

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 14 August 2012:

Community - Season 3
The study group returns to find a new vice dean, and Jeff clashes with the new biology professor. Episodes include: Biology 101; Geography of Global Conflict; Competitive Ecology; Remedial Chaos Theory; Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky Steps.
Dexter - the complete 6th season
Back with a vengeance for a sixth season of startling suspense and unexpected twists. It's been a year since last season's shocking and heartbreaking conclusion, and mild mannered criminologist-cum-grisly serial killer Dexter Morgan has come to terms with who he is. But his existence is shattered when he crosses paths with an enemy unlike any he's faced before. A delusional religious zealot with unflinching convictions, this new adversary soon draws Dexter into a dangerous game.
Disaster Collection
Catastrophic disasters can happen in an instant! And this collection is jam-packed with film that was rolling as bridges collapsed, tankers exploded, tornadoes touched down, and wildfires raged. Many unique self-made disasters, such as a magicians tricks gone awry and the inevitable results of kissing a shark, complete this collection of disastrous events that you will only want to view from the safety of your home.
Happy Endings Season 2
The gang gather on the one year anniversary of what would have been Alex and Dave's wedding day.
The Hunger Games
Every year, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister's place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she's pitted against highly trained Tributes. She must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
Juan of the Dead
When Havana begins to fill up with zombies, Juan, a 40-year-old slacker, is forced to become a hero, defend his country and protect his own on an island that has turned into a real bloodbath.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Grimm - Season One with 172 requests.

The Lorax had 106 requests,
WWE Money in the Bank 2012 had 49 requests,
Let it shine had 37 requests,
Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe - Collection 8 had 27 requests,
Looney Tunes Show - There goes the neighborhood! had 25 requests,
WWE Superstar Collection: Sheamus had 19 requests, and
WWE Superstar Collection: Daniel Bryan had 16 requests.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 4 August 2012 through Friday 10 August 2012:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

Saturday 8/4/2012:
Clark County Library: Summer Blood Drive Series - NOTE: New Date 9/1/2012!
West Las Vegas Library: Performing & Visual Arts Summer Camp for Kids 2012 - Final Musical Production

Sunday 8/5/2012:
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101

Monday 8/6/2012:
No Events

Tuesday 8/7/2012:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou - Shaken - Not Stirred II - Roger Moore's Bond: Live and Let Die

Wednesday 8/8/2012:
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee

Thursday 8/9/2012:
No Events Listed

Friday 8/10/2012:
No Events Listed

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

New Large Print

You turn 40, and suddenly restaurants start printing menus in tiny print... Even if you break down and buy some reading glasses, paperback books are printed way too small!

Sometimes, a Large Print book is the solution. (And, I've discovered, they're GREAT for reading on camping trips, with low light!)

Your library gets new Large Print books every month. Here are the new arrivals from last month. Now, if we could just do something about the way everyone has started mumbling...

Large Print Family & Relationships

Large Print Christian Fiction

Large Print Nonfiction

Large Print Other times, Other places

Large Print Lighthearted Mysteries

Large Print Mysteries & Thrillers

Large Print Romance

What Las Vegas is Reading!

What books are flying off the shelf at your library? We check each month, to find the most popular titles.

Have you read the hottest things in print?

Adult Picks:
Fiction
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Kids Picks:
Fiction
Nonfiction
Kids' Graphic Novels
Picture Books
Early Readers

Teen Picks
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