Friday, August 30, 2013

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 31 August 2013 through Friday 6 September 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 8/31/2013:
Sunrise Library: Summer Blood Drive - United Blood Services
West Charleston Library: Interior Design Workshop
    Sunday 9/1/2013:
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
    Monday 9/2/2013:
All Libraries CLOSED for Labor Day
    Tuesday 9/3/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Edith Head and her award Winning Fashion - The Heiress
Enterprise Library For Teens: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Book Mob Book Club
Sahara West Library: Go Grandriders
Sahara West Library For Teens: Teen Book Club
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 9/4/2013:
Sahara West Library: Unfolding the Tarot
Windmill Library: Healthier Living Workshop
    Thursday 9/5/2013:
Clark County Library: An Evening with former governer Bob Miller: Son of a Gambling Man
Enterprise Library for Teens: Learn to DJ
    Friday 9/6/2013:
Clark County Library: Seated Yoga Class
West Charleston Library: Crystal Trio In Concert
West Las Vegas Library: Pjoetico

Monday, August 26, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 3 September 2013:

Ancient Aliens - Season 5, Volume 1
Continues to explore the fascinating field of alien research. Researchers explore evidence of mysterious ancient phenomena, such as alien abductions documented in the Hebrew Bible, Egyptian hieroglyphs depicting the use of light bulbs, miles-long cryptic markings in Peru, and more.
Criminal Minds - the eighth 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.
Denise Austin Fat Burning Walk
Walk away to slim and improve a overall health with Denise Austin's Fat Burning Walk! Boosting the metabolism and burn fat fast in a 30-minute complete walking workout with over 4,200 steps!
Empire State
After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis settles for a security guard job with the Empire State Armored Truck Company. Chris makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, Eddie, and is soon unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to rob the abundant amounts of cash being stored there - resulting in the largest cash heist in U.S. History.
Great Plains - America's lingering wild
Follow nature photographer Michael Forsberg as he examines the remaining wilderness in the Great Plains of North America. Featuring stunning imagery, the program is based on Forsberg's book of the same name. Less than 200 years ago, the Great Plains was one of the greatest grassland ecosystems on Earth, stretching nearly a million square miles down the heart of the continent. But as America grew, and the land was settled and tamed, the wilderness began disappearing.
The Iceman
Inspired by actual events, The Iceman follows notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski from his early days in the mob until his arrest for the murder of more than one hundred men. Appearing to be living the American dream as a devoted husband and father, in reality Kuklinski was a ruthless killer-for-hire. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor his daughters had any clue about his real profession.
Jillian Michaels Yoga Inferno
Contains two unique 30-minute multi-level workouts. Each vigorous workout focuses on yoga flow as well as burning both calories and fat by using Jillian's unique style of training.
MLB 25 Greatest Post-Season Home Runs
From the biggest stars to the 25th man on the roster, these heroes have electrified baseball fans with a blast into the seats. This thrilling film covers an entire century of postseason heroics. Relive Carlton Fisk waving the ball into fair territory, Reggie Jackson launching three home runs to clinch the 1977 World Series, Kirk Gibson willing the ball over the fence against one of the best closers in the game, Albert Pujols temporarily derailing high hopes in Houston, and many more.
Now You See Me
An elite FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against 'The Four Horsemen', a super-team of the world's greatest illusionists. 'The Four Horsemen' pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances, showering the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law.
Jack Harper is the lone security repairman stationed on a desolate, nearly-ruined future Earth. When he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft, her arrival triggers a nonstop chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows, and leaves humanity's fate in his hands.
The Office - Season 9
Andy's back in charge as regional manager at Dunder Mifflin, but a journey of self-discovery leads to unexpected consequences. Jim lands the job of his dreams but he and Pam must now adjust to a long-distance relationship. Meanwhile, Dwight steps up on the family farm; Darryl looks at new career opportunities; and Erin struggles with matters of the heart. And, everyone is excited to finally see the long-awaited documentary about their lives in the office, an event nine years in the making!
Parks & Recreation - Season five
Leslie Knope takes on new challenges as the newly-elected city councilwoman of Pawnee, Indiana. She stands her ground for what she believes in and puts up a strong fight, all while balancing her personal relationship with Ben and planning for a wedding. Meanwhile, assistant Andy pursues a career in law enforcement, Ann makes a dramatic life decision, and Ron is smitten with a new lady.
Person of Interest - the complete second season
This crime thriller follows presumed-dead former CIA agent, John Reese, who teams up with mysterious billionaire Harold Finch to prevent violent crimes with high-tech surveillance and their own brand of vigilante justice. With Finch missing, Reese enlists Detectives Joss Carter and Lionel Fusco to join the search for his friend. Will Reese and his team find Finch before it's too late? Who will be the next person of interest? Find out in these 22 riveting episodes of Season Two.
Charlie finally finds a guy he's willing to break his 'no sex' vow for when he meets, and starts dating George McDougal. But George is hiding something from Charlie. Their relationship hits a complicated snag when George's wife returns unexpectedly from a long trip.
The place beyond the pines
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Rape in the fields
For the women who pick and process the food we eat every day, getting sexually assaulted, and even raped, is sometimes part of the job. Frontline and Univision partner to tell the story of the hidden price many migrant women working in America's fields and packing plants pay to stay employed and provide for their families.
Scandal - the complete second season
Experience every breathless, jaw-dropping moment as Olivia Pope and her team of 'gladiators in suits' turn up the heat and raise the stakes in Scandal: The Complete Second Season. For Olivia Pope and Associates, cleaning up other people's messes takes a shattering personal toll. Season Two blows the lid off Quinn's identity, exposes Huck's dark past, and uncovers Olivia's darkest secret something so shocking and enormous that it threatens the entire nation.
Spartacus - War of the Damned - the complete third season
Gaius Claudius Glaber is dead. The rebellion has swelled to thousands of freed slaves, and Spartacus, alongside his generals Crixus, Gannicus and Agron, prepares for war with Rome. The Roman Senate turns to Marcus Crassus, a wealthy, strategic politician, for aid. With a young Julius Caesar as an ally, Crassus must crush the rebellion.
Stories we tell
In this inspired, genre-twisting film, Oscar-nominated writer/director Sarah Polley discovers that the truth depends on who's telling it. Polley is both filmmaker and detective as she investigates the secrets behind a family of storytellers. She playfully interviews and interrogates a cast of characters of varying reliability, eliciting refreshingly candid, yet mostly contradictory, answers to the same questions.
The Vampire Diaries - complete 4th season
Senior year is finally here, but instead of having the time of her life, Elena faces her worst nightmare, struggling with her transformation from human to vampire. As Damon mentors Elena into a supernatural life, their repressed passions explode, causing Stefan to undertake a quest to restore humanity to the girl he adores. As Elena quenches her newfound thirst for blood, and her friends race to find a vampire curse and a cure, the world around them falls prey to a host of sinister forces.
Violeta Went to Heaven
The extraordinary story of the iconic poet, musician and folksinger Violeta Parra, whose songs have become hymns for Chileans and Latin Americans alike. Director Andres Wood traces the intensity and explosive vitality of her life, from humble origins to international fame, her defense of indigenous cultures and devotion to her art.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Pain & Gain with 880 requests.

The Great Gatsby had 856 requests,
The Walking Dead Season 3 had 413 requests,
Sons of Anarchy Season 5 had 288 requests,
Super Buddies had 112 requests,
Grey's Anatomy. Season 9 had 111 requests,
The Human Body Collection had 72 requests,
Kon-Tiki had 53 requests,
A Company Man had 33 requests,
Reluctant Fundamentalist had 29 requests,
Pawn Shop Chronicles had 28 requests,
UFC 160 - Velasquez vs Silva had 28 requests,
WWE Best of MSG had 26 requests,
Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's had 19 requests,
Meddling Mom had 17 requests
Unit 7 had 12 requests,
Rodney Yee's Yoga for Energy and Stress had 11 requests, and
Are you tougher than a Boy Scout? had 10 requests.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 24 August 2013 through Friday 30 August 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 8/24/2013:
Clark County Library: Summer Blood Drive - United Blood Services
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Scrapbook
West Charleston Library: Interior Design Workshop
Windmill Library: Film - Admission

    Sunday 8/25/2013:
Clark County Library: Summer Concert Series: Jazzin' Jean Brei & the Speakeasy Swingers
Las Vegas Library: Savvy Publisher
Sunrise Library: Sunday Movie Matinee - Epic
    Monday 8/26/2013:
Clark County Library: Medicare Information Session
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
    Tuesday 8/27/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Summer Stories - Suddenly Last Summer
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Teen Book Club
West Charleston Library: In the Art Gallery: Polymer Clay Expression - a members exhibit: Artists Reception
    Wednesday 8/28/2013:
Clark County Library: Munch & Mingle for Non-Profits
    Thursday 8/29/2013:
Sahara West Library: All About Clay - Nevada Clay Guild - Artists' Reception
    Friday 8/30/2013:
The library is OPEN, but there are no events scheduled.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 27 August 2013:

Are you tougher than a Boy Scout?
A reality competition series where six elite Boy Scouts will compete against different adult men, in a variety of scout-based challenges. Over a course of three days and two nights, the scouts will compete and judge the adults in adventurous challenges.
The Great Gatsby
A would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings, and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby. It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super rich, their illusions, loves and deceits.
Grey's Anatomy Season 9
It's a year of bold new beginnings as your favorite doctor's return to Seattle Grace for the biggest challenge of their lives. The plane crash that took the life of Lexie Grey sends shockwaves throughout the hospital. But from the ashes, romance will rise, with each surgeon handling the loss in their own personal way.
The Human Body Collection
Like an owner's manual for the body, it reveals the fascinating intricacies and complicated systems that make up the amazing human body.
Pain & Gain
When an ambitious group of personal trainers go after the American dream, they get caught up in a criminal enterprise that goes horribly wrong. Now, living large will take everything they've got.
Son's of Anarchy Season 5
From creator Kurt Sutter, comes the adrenaline-charged Sons of Anarchy, featuring 'creator's cut' episodes and kicking into high gear with its biggest, most explosive season ever! As SAMCRO's new president, Jax is surrounded by ruthless enemies and gut-wrenching betrayal. With Gemma fighting for control of the family and a bloodthirsty Clay out for revenge, Jax finds himself haunted by the sins of his past. Alliances are forged, friends are murdered, and loyalties are put to the ultimate test.
Super Buddies
An ordinary day at Fernfield Farms turns extraordinary when Budderball, Mudbud, B-Dawg, Buddha and Rosebud discover mysterious rings that grant them each a unique super power. Before you can say, 'Buddies, assemble,' the pups unleash their amazing abilities and race to the rescue when a shape-shifting bully from outer space threatens the planet. But can they succeed in kicking major tail without revealing their new secret identities?
UFC 160 - Velasquez vs Silva
Following devastating knockout wins against Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem, Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva gets the rematch he has craved on Saturday, May 25th when he challenges Cain Velasquez for the UFC heavyweight title. Plus, two of the division's biggest punchers will square off, as former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos battles the resurgent Mark Hunt in a bout guaranteed to produce fireworks.
Unit 7
Unit 7 has a tough mission: to clean the most dangerous drug trafficking networks out of the city and bring an end to the corrosive power that has taken hold of the streets. A detail of four, led by Angel, a young officer aspiring to detective, and Rafael, a violent, arrogant, yet efficient cop. But Unit 7's modus operandi is slipping outside the bounds of law through their use of violence, coercion, lies and half-truths. For them, anything goes.
The Walking Dead Season 3
In a uncertain world, Rick Grimes and his band of survivors must not only fight the dead. In a sixteen episode season, Rick and his fellow survivors continue to seek refuge in a desolate and post-apocalyptic world and soon discover that there are greater forces to fear than just the walking dead. The struggle to survive has never been so perilous. Introducing new characters: the Governor and fan-favorite Michonne, along with her zombie pets.
WWE Best of MSG
For nearly 50 years, Madison Square Garden has been the home of WWE. From sellout crowds cheering on Bruno Sammartino's incredible championship run to the birth of Hulkamania, the inaugural WrestleMania, a stunner heard round the world and several legendary moments in between, WWE presents the moments that have helped legitimize the moniker World's Most Famous Arena.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Epic with 765 requests.

Scary Movie 5 had 622 requests,
Killing Season had 454 requests,
Boardwalk Empire - Complete 3rd Season had 380 requests,
Amour had 198 requests,
NCIS Season 10 had 154 requests,
Revenge: The complete second season had 128 requests,
The Good Wife - The Fourth Season had 87 requests,
NCIS Los Angeles - The fourth season had 80 requests,
Pixie Hollow Games had 54 requests,
Don't Stop Believin' - Everyman's Journey had 53 requests,
Peter Pan Return to Never Land had 51 requests,
Peter Pan had 48 requests,
The Best of Pawn Stars - The Greatest Stories Ever Sold had 40 requests,
Being Human Season 05 had 36 requests,
No Place on Earth had 36 requests,
The Best of American Pickers - Mike and Frank's picks had 32 requests,
Parenthood Season 04 had 31 requests,
Best of Storage Wars - Life in the Locker had 30 requests,
Quick Fit had 21 requests,
Post Tenebras Lux had 12 requests,
This is Martin Bonner had 11 requests, and
Manhunt - Boston Bombers had 10 requests.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 17 August 2013 through Friday 23 August 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 8/17/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh!
Sunrise Library: Summer Guitar Basics for Beginners
West Charleston Library: Interior Design Workshop
Whitney Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
West Las Vegas Library: Southern Nevada Strong Workshop Series
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 8/18/2013:
Sahara West Library: Exploring your family's history - Genealogy Series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
    Monday 8/19/2013:
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
    Tuesday 8/20/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Summer Stories - A Summer Place
Clark County Library: Non-Profit Survival Skills: When good boards turn bad
    Wednesday 8/21/2013:
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee - Mikey's Adventures in Wonderland
    Thursday 8/22/2013:
The library is OPEN, but there are no events scheduled.
    Friday 8/23/2013:
The library is OPEN, but there are no events scheduled.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 20 August 2013:

A touching tale of a loving couple whose unbreakable bonds of marriage are tested by life's greatest challenge.
Being Human Season 05
Join Hal, Tom and Alex as they continue their search for their lost humanity. With bills to be paid, the heroes take jobs in Barry's kitschiest hotel. But alongside the tacky decor and the cocktail umbrellas dwells an evil greater than anything Hal, Tom and Alex have faced before. Captain Hatch hides a dark secret that threatens not only the heroes' friendships but the entire world.
The Best of American Pickers - Mike and Frank's picks
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are on a mission to recycle America by restoring forgotten relics to their former glory. This collection highlights some of their finest excursions and best picks. From the holy grail of motorbikes to military artifacts, and from rare toys to huge elephant heads, Mike and Frank never know what they'll come across or who they'll meet along the way.
The Best of Pawn Stars - The Greatest Stories Ever Sold
Contains the best episodes from the hit HISTORY series, according to those who made it. See Chumlee dress up like an elf, lasso a mechanical horse, and mash grapes with his feet to make wine (not at the same time). Catch Rick in complete hysterics when Corey wears a classic Christmas sweater knitted by his grandma, and more.
Best of Storage Wars - Life in the Locker
Storage unit auctions are the newest and biggest untapped source for hidden treasures, and opportunistic individuals bid on unclaimed properties hoping to strike gold. Welcome to Storage Wars! Bidders range from twenty something's out for fun and adventure, to husband and wife teams looking to make fast and large cash. The owner of the facility will cut the lock to a delinquent unit and raise the door; bidders are able to look inside for a moment. Then, the bidding begins.
Boardwalk Empire - Complete 3rd Season
Chronicles the life and times of Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson, Atlantic City's undisputed czar at a time when Prohibition proved to be a major catalyst in the rise of organized crime in America. Season three begins on New Year's Eve 1922-23. The roaring '20s are about to start; though the economy is booming, alcohol has become scarce, competition is fierce, and gangster violence is heating up.
Don't Stop Believin' - Everyman's Journey
Follows the real life rock 'n' roll fairy tale of Filipino Arnel Pineda, who was plucked from YouTube to become the front man for iconic American rock band Journey. In this Cinderella story for the ages, Arnel, having overcome a lifetime's worth of hardships, must now navigate the immense pressures of replacing a legendary singer and leading a world-renowned band on their most extensive world tour in years.
The story of an ongoing battle deep in the forest between the forces of good and the forces of evil. When a teen age girl finds herself magically transported into this secret universe, she must band together with a rag-tag team of fun and whimsical characters in order to save their world, and also ours.
The Good Wife - The Fourth Season
A gripping blend of courtroom drama, politics and steamy personal relationships that stars Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, a wife and mother who reclaims control of her personal and professional lives after her husband, Peter, is embroiled in a sex and political corruption scandal. As Alicia adapts to changes at home and at work as a defense attorney, she continues to redefine and rediscover the woman she wishes to be.
Killing Season
Ford, an American veteran of the Bosnian war, retreats to a cabin in the woods to escape painful memories. Kovac, a Serbian veteran of the same war, has an old score to settle and hunts Ford down in the wilderness.
Manhunt - Boston Bombers
At 2:50pm on April 15, 2013, two bomb blasts turned the Boston Marathon finish line from a scene of triumph into a scene of tragedy, and a city gripped by heartbreak and terror. Less than five days later, the key suspects were identified and apprehended; one dead, the other in custody. How did investigators transform the chaos of the bombing into a coherent trail of clues, pointing to the accused killers?
NCIS Los Angeles - The fourth 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 10
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.
No Place on Earth
In October 1942, Esther Stermer, the matriarch of a Jewish family in Ukraine, leads her family underground to hide from the pursuing Nazis and stays nearly a year and a half. Their harrowing story of survival living in near total darkness in two cold, damp caves is one like no other ever told.
Parenthood Season 04
Family dynamics are shifting for all three generations of Bravermans as Julia and Joel adjust to life with their adopted son, Crosby and Jasmine settle into married life, Sarah gets engaged, and Adam and Kristina react to news that changes.
Peter Pan
Wendy and her brothers embark on fantastic adventures with the hero of their bedtime stories, Peter Pan! With faith, trust and Tinker Bell's pixie dust, Peter teaches them how to fly and leads them to the 'second star to the right' and beyond, to Never Land!
Peter Pan Return to Never Land
Wendy's very practical and no-nonsense daughter, Jane, begins the adventure of a lifetime when the infamous Captain Hook whisks her away to the enchanted island of Never Land. It's up to Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, and the Lost Boys to help Jane believe in faith, trust, and pixie dust. With the first-ever Lost Girl at his side, will Peter Pan finally defeat Hook and his swashbuckling band of pirates?
Pixie Hollow Games
Join Tinker Bell and her fairy friends as they compete in Disney's animated adventure, Pixie Hollow Games. Rosetta and new arrival Chloe band together to try to break the garden fairies' legendary losing streak in this sports spectacle filled with pixie pageantry, fantastic fairy events and hilarious surprises. Clank and Bobble call the action as Rosetta and Chloe face off against the storm fairies, Rumble and Glimmer, who are vying for their fifth championship ring.
Post Tenebras Lux
Follows an upscale Mexican family whose move to the countryside in search of an ideal life results in domestic crisis and class friction. An enthralling and enigmatic exploration of the primal conflicts of the human condition.
Quick Fit
Quick Fit contains the perfect mix of fast workouts to help viewers lose weight and stay healthy. With 30 five-minute workouts blasts, viewers can do exactly what viewers want for as long as they want. Featuring ten blasts each of cardio, strength, and Pilates, the jam-packed program fulfills all the viewers' fitness needs.
Revenge: The complete second season
Emily Thorne returns to the Hamptons with a vengeance. Her enemies may be the same, but her mission now takes on a new, suspenseful twist. Feel the power of television's most seductive series, as the action and passion hit new heights in all Twenty-Two episodes of Revenge: The Complete Second Season. Emily will stop at nothing to uncover the secrets of her father's murder, but the web of deceit is larger than she ever imagined. Now, with her mother in the picture, even more will be revealed.
Scary Movie 5
A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital. With the help of home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts, they learn they're being stalked by a nefarious demon.
This is Martin Bonner
Martin Bonner has just moved to Reno from the East Coast. He's working a new job as a volunteer helping prisoners in their transition to freedom. Travis Holloway, a recently released prisoner, sent back into the world with nothing, also finds it difficult adjusting to his new life. The lives and stories of Martin and Travis begin to converge as they find that they have much in common. Their unlikely friendship blossoms but is put to the test when Travis betrays Martin's trust.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Olympus has fallen with 971 requests.

The Big Wedding had 636 requests,
 The Company You Keep had 527 requests,
What Maisie Knew had 260 requests,
Once Upon a Time: The complete second season had 241 requests,
Girls - The complete second season had 94 requests,
Southland Complete 5th Season had 49 requests,
The Muppet Movie had 47 requests,
WWE Money in the Bank 2013 had 47 requests,
Enlightened - The complete second season had 44 requests,
Syrup  had 41 requests,
3 Geezers had 32 requests,
Dual Survival - Season 2 had 20 requests,
Shining Hearts Complete Collection had 20 requests,
Unsolved History - Legends never die had 20 requests,
UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 had 16 requests,
Bering Sea Gold - Season 1 had 14 requests, and
The Numbers Game had 5 requests.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 10 August 2013 through Friday 16 August 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 8/10/2013:
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee - Gangster Squad
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee - Jack the Giant Slayer CANCELLED
Centennial Hills Library: Centennial Hills Library Book Sale
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Percy Jackson Screen Printing
Spring Valley Library: Spoken Word: Step Up to the Mic
West Charleston Library: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Brain center: Caregiver Support Lecture
West Las Vegas Library: Performing & Visual Arts Summer Camp for Kids 2013: Final Musical
Windmill Library: Saturday Movie Matinee - 42 - the Jackie Robinson Story
    Sunday 8/11/2013:
Clark County Library: Summer Concert Series: Shana Tucker
Sunrise Library: Sunday Movie Matinee - Admission
West Charleston Library: Film - Amador (English)
West Charleston Library: Film - Amador (Espanol)
Whitney Library: Whitney Movie and Discussion Club
    Monday 8/12/2013:
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Anime Club
    Tuesday 8/13/2013:
Clark County Library: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health: Free educational programs for caregivers
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Summer Stories - The Long Hot Summer
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Bottle Cap Magnets
    Wednesday 8/14/2013:
Clark County Library: For Teens: Crafty Teen Club
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee - Shrek
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: Debt Collection
    Thursday 8/15/2013:
Clark County Library: How to use Social Media Marketing for your business
Enterprise Library: Middle School Book Club
Summerlin Library: 20th Anniversary Celebration
    Friday 8/16/2013:
Rainbow Library: Seated Yoga

Monday, August 5, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 13 August 2013:

3 Geezers
It's 'Cocoon' meets 'The Hangover' in this hilarious romp through the golden years. Hollywood actor J Kimball takes up residence at The Coconuts convalescent home to research what it's like to be old for an upcoming movie role.
Bering Sea Gold - Season 1
Presents gold mining as you've never seen it before, with the treasure hidden deep in the bottom of the sea. You'll meet the vastly different crew members-from gold-mining veterans to childhood friends to the rookie captain and the social worker who left a desk job in search of gold. The miners will all face the same hardships as mining on land with the additional dangers of working underwater at the mercy of the fickle sea.
The Big Wedding
To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway across the world to attend. With all of the wedding guests looking on, the Griffins are hilariously forced to confront their past, present and future, and hopefully avoid killing each other in the process.
The Company You Keep
Jim Grant is a public interest lawyer and single father raising his daughter in the tranquil suburbs of Albany, New York. Grant's world is turned upside down when a brash young reporter named Ben Shepard exposes his true identity as a former 1970s antiwar radical fugitive wanted for murder.
Dual Survival - Season 2
Experts agree there are some very basic and universal rules for surviving in the wild. Find shelter, find water, find food, and find help. Beyond that, there's not much they agree on. Meet military-trained Dave Canterbury and naturalist Cody Lundin trained survival experts featured in this series. Together, Canterbury and Lundin take on some of the planet's most unforgiving terrain to demonstrate, in their own way, how the right skills and some creative thinking can keep you alive.
Enlightened - The complete second season
Season Two picks up with Amy immersed in gathering evidence against Abaddonn. In the season's eight episodes, Amy enlists the help of journalist Jeff Flender, and as they work together on a searing expose, she dreams of a 'bigger' life and develops romantic yearnings for the handsome, well-traveled reporter.
Girls - The complete second season
A scripted half-hour series focuses on a group of 20-something's in NYC. Season Two episodes, Hannah forges ahead in her writing pursuits, but her enthusiasm is tempered by the responsibility for Adam; Marnie needs her best friend and former roommate; Jessa returns from her honeymoon in Mexico; Shoshanna takes charge of her new identity; and Ray has an out-of-sight, out-of-mind attitude.
The Muppet Movie
Celebrate The Nearly 35th Anniversary of the ultimate frogs-to-riches story with the one that started it all. Kermit and Fozzie travel to Hollywood to hit it big as stars. They're joined on the way by Miss Piggy and numerous other familiar faces.
The Numbers Game
National Geographic's new 3-part series will feature Dan Buettner, New York Times best-selling author of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest and his work.
Olympus has fallen
When the president is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White House (Secret Service Code: 'Olympus'), disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team rushes to respond, they must rely on Banning's insider knowledge to save the president and prevent an even greater catastrophe.
Once Upon a Time: The complete second season
Relive every thrilling moment as ABC's Once Upon A Time: The Complete Second Season; casts its tantalizing spell. The curse is broken, magic has arrived, and there's no telling what or who will be unleashed! Now the exiled fairytale characters must struggle with a overflow of memories as they come to grips with their new 'reality.' Old loyalties will be tested, new heroes will emerge and vengeful villains will wreak havoc including ruthless pirate Captain Hook and the relentlessly wicked Cora.
Shining Hearts Complete Collection
When lovely castaway Kaguya arrives in Windaria, a mysterious island where humans, elves, and other beings all live in harmony, baker Rick takes a quick interest in her. Soon it becomes apparent that his skills with a sword may be required to protect Kaguya from the pirates, brigands, and other strangers who blew into Windaria seeking her. Or is it the mysterious pendant that she wears that they're after?
Southland Complete 5th Season
A tourist flattened by a Hollywood tour bus. Rival gangs at a drug dealer's funeral. Victims cooked by their killer. Welcome to sunny Los Angeles, where LAPD beat cops and detectives work 24/7 doing jobs that require an arsenal of razor-sharp instincts and quicksilver reflexes. But even heroes need heroes, and when two cops are kidnapped, the entire department scrambles to save their own in an explosive series finale.
A lowly marketing exec enlists the help of a scarily beautiful, brainy co-worker to save his million-dollar idea from corporate espionage in this scathingly funny send-up of sex, celebrity, and greed.
UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 17
On April 13th, Bantamweight superstar Urijah Faber looks to keep the momentum going from his UFC 157 win against Ivan Menjivar when he takes on longtime 135-pound contender Scott Jorgensen in a pivotal matchup. Plus, heavyweights Travis Browne and Gabriel Gonzaga face off, and the winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 17 is determined.
Unsolved History - Legends never die
This five-episode collection seeks answers to five of the most iconic deaths in history. From the unexpected tragedy of Princess Diana's car crash to the failed attempt to kill Adolf Hitler-and possibly save thousands of lives-and the five other plots that didn't kill Lincoln. The team will use modern-day forensics to bring new facts to light.
What Maisie Knew
Tells the story of Maisie, a captivating little girl struggling for grace in the midst of her parents' bitter custody battle. Told through her eyes, Maisie navigates this ever-widening turmoil with a six-year-old's innocence, charm and generosity of spirit.
WWE Money in the Bank 2013
It's the golden opportunity that several WWE Superstars may only see once in a lifetime. Scale the ladder, grab the briefcase and punch your ticket into a main event match for a World Championship. Ushered in as a WrestleMania tradition and fully evolved into an annual pay-per-view event, the Money in the Bank Ladder Matches are some of the most popular and exciting traditions in WWE.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Admission with 822 requests.

Mud  had 810 requests,
The Host had 791 requests,
To the Wonder had 176 requests,
The Borgias - The Final Season had 166 requests,
The Sapphires had 144 requests,
Midsomer Murders Set 22 had 92 requests,
My Amityville Horror had 57 requests,
The Sword in the Stone had 56 requests,
Duck Dynasty: Season 3 had 53 requests,
Robin Hood had 49 requests,
Smash: Season Two had 48 requests,
Magic Magic had 46 requests,
Tracy Anderson: The method for beginners 36 requests,
Mythbusters Collection 10 had 35 requests,
Community - Season 4 had 35 requests,
Top Gear - The Complete Third Season had 23 requests,
Political Animals had 21 requests,
Amelia's 25th  had 18 requests,
Tracy Anderson: Perfect Design Series: Sequence 1 had 18 requests,
Auction Kings: Season 1 had 13 requests,
Outlawed in Pakistan had 12 requests,
The Path to Violence had 9 requests,
Wicked Tuna: Season 2 had 9 requests,
Tracy Anderson: Perfect Design Series: Sequence 2 had 7 requests, and
Secrets of the Dead - Bones of the Buddha had 2 requests.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 3 August 2013 through Friday 9 August 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 8/3/2013:
Spring Valley Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
West Charleston Library: Ultrasound Heart Screenings
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Summer Reading Finale: Vampires vs Werewolves
    Sunday 8/4/2013:
Clark County Library: Mob Month Summer Edition: The GREATEST Mob Movies of ALL TIME!
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs - Session 2
    Monday 8/5/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Extreme Knitting
West Charleston Library: Ultrasound heart screenings
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Origami and Paper Club
    Tuesday 8/6/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Summer Stories - Summer Stock
Summerlin Library: In the Art Gallery: Optical Fusion - Artists' Reception
    Wednesday 8/7/2013:
Clark County Library: Crafty Teen Club
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee - The Gumby Movie
    Thursday 8/8/2013:
Clark County Library: For Teens: Mosaic Tile Jewelry
Clark County Library: Performance & Visual Arts Summer Camp for Kids 2013 - Final Musical
    Friday 8/9/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: Centennial Hills Library Book Sale