Monday, February 25, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 5 March 2013:

Alex Cross
Follows the young homicide detective/psychologist as he meets his match in a serial killer. The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits in this taut and exciting action thriller.
Boundless Potential
Millions of people in their 40s and beyond face career, financial, and lifestyle challenges beyond what they may have anticipated, and they are left filled with uncertainty. Although the people may differ, their core question is the same: what now? Peabody award-winning journalist and Fortune 100 leadership educator Mark S. Walton set out on a journey across America to answer this question. Along the way, he met with reinventive individuals who shattered paradigms and researched brain science, psychology, and human performance; and he argues that people are not meant to downgrade ambitions, but reinvent them.
Bret "Hit Man" Hart - The Dungeon Collection
For nearly 30 years, Bret 'Hit Man' Hart travelled the globe proving he was 'The Best There is, The Best There Was, and the Best There Ever Will Be.' Now in the collection , compiled by the Hit Man himself, fans can experience Bret Hart's best matches never-before-released on DVD. He takes the viewer behind each match in a brand new, revealing interview detailing the inside stories surrounding these rare matches.
Brooke Burke Body - Sexy Abs
Dancing With The Stars co-host Brooke Burke helps viewers get the sexy abs they have always dreamed of.
The Distracted Mind, with Dr. Adam Gazzaley
The Distracted Mind with Dr. Adam Gazzaley explores the impact that multi-tasking has on our safety, our memory, our education, our careers, and our personal lives.
Fairly Legal Season two
Mediator Kate Reed's understanding of human behavior, through legal knowledge and wry sense of humor make her a natural when it comes to conflict resolution. Except when it comes to her own life. Kate's skills are really put to the test as she solves cases while balancing her complicated relationships with her stepmother who happens to also be her boss. The Assistant DA who is also her ex-husband.
Inside the Megastorm
Inside the Megastorm takes viewers moment by moment through Hurricane Sandy, its impacts and the future of storm protection. Through first person accounts from those who survived, and from experts and scientists, Inside the Megastorm gives scientific context to a new breed of storms.
Jillian Michaels Hard Body
Are you ready to take your body to the next level? It is the most effective total body workout for torching calories and transforming your entire physique. It is comprised of two 45-minute body-blasting workouts that progress in difficulty. These quick paced routines have fun, fresh new moves to deliver an incredible workout and turn your body into a lean and sexy high performance machine. Jillian also shows modifications for both beginners and advanced athletes in each workout.
Lay the Favorite
Beth, a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, falls in with Dink, a sports gambler who swoons for her as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy, earning the initial ire of Dink's wife, Tulip.
Mayo Clinic Diet
The Mayo Clinic Diet puts you in charge of making simple, changes that will result in a weight you can maintain for the rest of your life. Join the experts at Mayo Clinic as they debunk the various weight-loss programs and give a real plan for lifelong weight management, and weight-loss success. Not a fad diet, just the facts, and tools to help you lose weight the healthy way. Experts share the information from years of research, and real people share their experiences from dieting to help guide the viewer.
Mind-Body Bootcamp - Repurpose
Combat fat and stress with this unique take on traditional bootcamp! Join three Gaiam fitness experts on a journey of burn and balance designed to challenge you physically, mentally and emotionally. Includes: Cardio Combo with Tanja Djelevic; Calorie Burn Yoga with Patricia Moreno; Budokon Blast with Cameron Shane.
MLB Superstars: Impact Players
Identifies today's MLB star players with an eye toward players in their prime or young players who have burst on the scene.
Monster High Double Feature
The Monster High ghouls are back in a freaky, fabulous double feature! When the boys can't compete in the Skulltimate Roller Maze Championships, Frankie Stein convinces her friends that some 'ghoul power' is needed to save the day in the creeptastic movie, 'Friday Night Frights.' Then, as the epic Sweet 1600th of Draculara approaches, she's got two crush-worthy guys out to steal her heart (literally) before the big event in 'Why Do Ghouls Fall in Love?
Murdoch Mysteries - Season 5
Cutting-edge victorian science meets cunningly plotted mystery in this award-winning Canadian TV drama. William Murdoch is a detective in Toronto in 1895, using new forensic techniques like fingerprinting and psychological profiling. He crosses paths with famous figures including Arthur Conan Doyle, and H. G. Wells.
Red Dawn
The unsuspecting citizens of Spokane, Washington, wake up one morning to the shocking sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky in a surprise attack on the United States. Soon the entire city is under enemy control, but a group of courageous teenagers has decided to fight back, waging an all-out war against the invaders, to take back their town and their freedom!
Unconditional
A woman's idyllic life is shattered when her husband is killed in a senseless act of violence. As she prepares to take matters into her own hand, two unexpected encounters begin to change everything.
Waiting for Lightning
The story of Danny Way, a visionary skateboarder who decided to jump the Great Wall of China.
Wreck-It Ralph
For decades, Ralph has played the bad guy in his popular video game. In a bold move, he embarks on an action-packed adventure and sets out to prove to everyone that he is a true hero with a big heart. As he explores exciting new worlds, he teams up with some unlikely new friends including feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz. Then, when an evil army threatens their world, Ralph realizes he holds the fate of the entire arcade in his massive hands.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Twilight Saga - Breaking Dawn Part 2 (Releasing on 3/2/2013) with 894 requests.

The Master had 582 requests,
Chasing Mavericks had 355 requests,
WWE Royal Rumble 2013 had 87 requests,
The Loneliest Planet had 47 requests,
Phineas and Ferb - Animal Agents had 45 requests,
Law & Order - the 12th year had 39 requests,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Rise of the Turtles had 39 requests,
The Eye of the Storm had 36 requests,
Cesar Millan - The Real Story had 23 requests,
Escape Fire: the fight to rescue American healthcare had 17 requests,
Sons of Guns - Season 2 had 14 requests,
The Reagan Presidency had 10 requests, and
Abismo de Pasion had 4 requests.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 23 February 2013 through Friday 1 March 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 2/23/2013:
Clark County Library: Film - Bourne Legacy
Centennial Hills Library: Radon Awareness Workshop
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Scrapbook Workshop
West Las Vegas Library: Why do we sing? The evolution of African American music
Windmill Library: Film - Title under consideration

    Sunday 2/24/2013:
Clark County Library: Southern Utah University Ballroom Dance Company's Simply Ballroom
Sahara West Library: 85th Annual Academy Awards Night Celebration
West Las Vegas Library: Stage to Screen and In-Between, Workshop series

    Monday 2/25/2013:
Clark County Library: Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program (NV SHIP)
Sahara West Library: Longevitology
Summerlin Library: A Monday Moment in Time Film - Love me or leave me
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Preparation

    Tuesday 2/26/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Mr. and Mrs... - The Two Mrs. Carrolls
Sahara West Library: Radon Awareness Workshop

    Wednesday 2/27/2013:
Clark County Library: Munch and Mingle for Non-Profits
Sahara West Library: Lyrical Hip Hop Dance Class for Adults
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee- The Muppets
West Las Vegas Library: Family Game Night
Laughlin Library: Beginning and Intermediate eBook Downloading

    Thursday 2/28/2013:
Clark County Library: AARP Free Tax Help

    Friday 3/1/2013:
Clark County Library: Seated Yoga Class

Monday, February 18, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 26 February 2013:

Abismo de Pasion
Relive the most romantic moments from the hit Telenovela that has Latin Americans clamoring for more. Abismo De Pasion is a fascinating story about first loves, family secrets, and rivalries. After going their separate ways, Elisa and Damian rediscover each other and rekindle their love. But their happiness won't last as they discover that family rivalries and other love interests keep them from being together.
Cesar Millan - The Real Story
Follow Cesar Millan's rise from impoverished illegal immigrant to celebrity dog trainer to international superstar. Join Cesar as he embarks on his live world speaking tour, films his new television series in Spain, and leads thousands of dogs and owners on a Pack Walk in Washington, D.C. Cesar reflects on his humble past, his family life, and his ever-evolving philosophy, which inspires people to improve their relationship with their dogs while becoming the pack leader of their own lives.
Chasing Mavericks
When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams.
Escape Fire: the fight to rescue American healthcare
Escape Fire looks at a U.S. healthcare system designed to profit from disease not health, reward quantity over quality, and promote high-tech over high-touch. It interweaves dramatic personal stories with the efforts of leaders battling to transform healthcare at the highest levels of medicine, industry, government, and even the U.S. military.
The Eye of the Storm
In a Sydney suburb, two nurses, a housekeeper and a solicitor attend to Elizabeth Hunter as her expatriate son and daughter convene at her deathbed. In dying, as in living, Mrs. Hunter remains a disruptive force on those around her.
Law & Order - the 12th year
In the twelfth season, crimes of passion come to the forefront. Tensions are running high amongst New York's finest investigative and legal professionals with cases ranging from dog maulings to revived cold cases that bring to light errors of the past. But as the season builds to a frenzy, some of the team will find themselves under attack for taking justice to the extreme.
The Loneliest Planet
Alex and Nica are young, in love and engaged to be married. The summer before their wedding, while backpacking in the Caucasus Mountains in Georgia, they hire a local guide to lead them on a camping trek. Venturing into the stunning wilderness, the trio's peaceful adventure takes a dark turn as a subtle rift opens between Alex and Nica, quickly widening until it threatens to undo everything the couple believed about each other and themselves.
The Master
A striking portrait of drifters and seekers in post-World War II America, Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master unfolds the journey of a naval veteran who arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
Phineas and Ferb - Animal Agents
So you thought Perry the Platypus, A.K.A. Agent P, was the only crime-fighting animal in the Tri-State area? Meet Perry's animal agent comrades who are all members of the O.W.C.A., ''Organization Without a Cool Acronym.'' This hilarious collection of animal agent-themed adventures will leave viewers wanting to join forces with the O.W.C.A. to help shell out trouble for evil-doers.
The Reagan Presidency
One of America's most dynamic leaders, Reagan remains a guiding light for the Republican Party. Some historians and scholars believe Reagan re-shaped not just the political landscape, but the way many Americans view government - and each other.
Sons of Guns - Season 2
The bayou of Baton Rouge, a place where the weather is hot, the humidity is off the charts, and the characters are larger-than-life. And it's a place that Will Hayden fits right in. Why? Because Will, with the help of eldest daughter Stephanie, runs Red Jacket Firearms, the nation's most unique weapons business.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Rise of the Turtles
Emerging from their hidden lair in the sewers for the very first time, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are ready to explore the hostile streets of NYC. Join these four super dudes: Leonardo, and Donatello, and Raphael, and Michelangelo, as they face enemies more dangerous, and taste pizza more delicious, than anything they could have imagined.
Twilight Saga - Breaking Dawn Part 2 (Releasing on 2 March 2013)
After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
WWE Royal Rumble 2013
WWE kicks off The Road to WrestleMania with the 2013 Royal Rumble, and this year, The Rock is back to electrify the WWE Universe once again! Will the People's Champ finally bring the WWE Championship home to Team Bring It for the first time in over ten years? Plus, 30 or more Superstars compete in WWE's historic over-the-top rope main event where one resilient Superstar earns a chance to main event WrestleMania!
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Argo with 1371 requests.

End of Watch had 973 requests,
Game of Thrones - Complete Second Season had  579 requests,
Sinister had 487 requests,
For a Good Time, Call had 334 requests,
Atlas Shrugged - Part II had 325 requests,
Monsters, Inc. had 103 requests,
Undefeated had 66 requests,
Future Flight Collection had 36 requests,
UFC 154 had 32 requests,
Big Cats - Secret Lives had 32 requests,
Swamp People - Season 3 had 19 requests,
The Garfield Show - The Spring Fun Collection had 18 requests,
Ultimate Mars Challenge had 15 requests, and
Henry Ford had 13 requests.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 16 February 2013 through Friday 22 February 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 2/16/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program (NV SHIP)
Sahara West Library: Afro-Cuban Latin Jazz Drum Classes
Sahara West Library: Unfolding the Tarot
West Las Vegas Library: State to Screen Series - Blacks in Hollywood and Film Weekend

    Sunday 2/17/2013:
Clark County Library: Eleven Funny Valentines For You - LIVE! Staged Audio Dramas
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Exploring Your Family's History: Genealogy Series
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs Session 1: January thru April
Sunrise Library: Sunday Movie Matinee - Title under consideration
West Las Vegas Library: State to Screen Series - Blacks in Hollywood and Film Weekend

    Monday 2/18/2013:
All Libraries Closed to commemorate Presidents' Day

    Tuesday 2/19/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Mr. and Mrs... - Mr. Lucky
Clark County Library: Non-Profit Survival Skills: Managing Volunteers

    Wednesday 2/20/2013:
Laughlin Library: See the Baltic Sea: A Laughlin Library Travel Series Lecture
Sahara West Library: Lyrical Hip Hop Dance Class for Adults
Sahara West Library: SCORE BUsiness Workshop: How to Start a Business
West Las Vegas Library: West Prep 6th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Competition and Art Festival

    Thursday 2/21/2013:
Clark County Library: AARP Free Tax Help

    Friday 2/22/2013:
The library is open, but there are no events listed.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 19 February 2013:

Argo
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped and a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.
Atlas Shrugged - Part II
The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations for Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered what may very well be the answer to a mounting energy crisis, a revolutionary motor that could seemingly power the World. It's a race against the clock to find the inventor before the motor of the World is stopped for good.
Big Cats - Secret Lives
John Varty has spent the past 30 years turning his passion for nature into a series of relationships with some of the most dangerous big cats in the world, living with them in the wild on their home turf. Featured are stories of some of his most intimate relationships with these big cats. Includes profiles of: a wild mother leopard, two abandoned lion cubs, and two adopted leopard cubs. Also includes Varty's story of teaching two captive-bred tiger cubs how to survive in the African wild.
End of Watch
Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
For a Good Time, Call
Overachiever Lauren is suddenly on her own after her boyfriend breaks up with her. Free-spirited Katie is about to lose a dream apartment unless she can find a roommate. After they move in, Lauren discovers that Katie is working as a phone-sex operator and decides to get in on it. As their partnership starts bringing in the money, their newfound friendship finds unexpected challenges that may leave them both hanging on the line.
Future Flight Collection
Features profiles of some of the most cutting edge aircraft destined to shape the skies of tomorrow.
Game of Thrones - Complete Second Season
From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and the ancient wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne.
The Garfield Show - The Spring Fun Collection
Features Garfield and his friends as they have fun in a collection of spring-themed episodes.
Henry Ford
Henry Ford paints a fascinating portrait of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century. Ford's Model T automobile and his five-dollar-a-day wage ushered in the modern world, earning Ford reverence from millions of Americans. Yet many of the changes he wrought deeply troubled the carmaker. In frustration, he lashed out at enemies, real and imagined.
Monsters, Inc.
Lovable Sulley and his wisecracking sidekick Mike Wazowski are the top scare team at Monsters, Inc., the scream-producing factory in Monstropolis. When a little girl named Boo wanders into their world, it's the monsters who are scared silly, and it's up to Sulley and Mike to keep her out of sight and get her back home.
Sinister
Ten years ago, true crime writer Ellison Oswald made his reputation with a best-selling account of a notorious murder. Now, desperate to replicate success of his first book, he moves his family into a home where the previous occupants were brutally executed and a child disappeared, hoping to find inspiration in the crime scene. In the home, Ellison discovers a cache of terrifying home movies, unwittingly opening the door into a nightmarish mystery.
Swamp People - Season 3
With Delta waters and gator prices higher than ever, Troy Landry, Clint, RJ and Jay Paul, Junior Edwards, his son Willy and many others stalk the Atchafalaya Swamp hunting for the biggest, baddest beasts around. Monster alpha male gators are in their crosshairs as they battle everything from sweltering heat to outsiders setting lines, and tornado-force storms that threaten to shut down gator season altogether.
UFC 154
A Welterweight Championship between Georges St. Pierre and Carlos Condit is on line in UFC 154 when two of the biggest names in the sport duke it out in what is sure to be an explosive match. Also, Chad Griggs drops down 205 pounds to tangle with Cyrille Diabate.
Ultimate Mars Challenge
Mars Curiosity. It could be NASA's last chance to set wheels down on Mars until the end of the decade: last August, a rover named Curiosity touched down inside Mars's Gale Crater, carrying 10 new instruments that will advance the quest for signs that Mars might have once been suitable for life. But Curiosity's mission is risky. After parachuting through the Martian atmosphere at twice the speed of sound, Curiosity will be gently lowered to the planet's surface by a 'sky crane.'
Undefeated
No hope. No future. Until a football season united a team and revealed the character that turned them into heroes. Undefeated is the inspiring and moving tale of three underprivileged student-athletes from inner-city Memphis and the volunteer coach, Bill Courtney, trying to help them beat the odds on and off the field.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The perks of being a wallflower with 672 requests.

Robot & Frank had 555 requests,
The Sessions had 448 requests,
Weeds Season 8 had 277 requests,
Nurse Jackie - Season 4 had 169 requests,
Bully had 159 requests,
Fairfield Road had 63 requests,
Gossip Girl - Complete 6th and final season had 62 requests,
Jedi Junkies had 60 requests,
WWE - The very best of WCW Monday Nitro, Volume 2 had 30 requests,
Doctor Who: the reign of terror had 20 requests,
Bruce Springsteen - On the Record had 15 requests,
Fearless Planet - Great Barrier Reef had 9 requests, and
John Portman: A life of building had 3 requests.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 9 February 2013 through Friday 15 February 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 2/9/2013:
Clark County Library: Film - Ted
Enterprise Library: Radon Awareness Workshop
Sahara West Library: Afro-Cuban, Latin Jazz Drum Classes
Sahara West Library: Unfolding the Tarot
Summerlin Library: The Summerlin Library Readers' and Writers' Corner
West Charleston Library: Film Screening - Eat Well, Move Well, Think Well: the Science of Wellness and Prevention>
West Las Vegas Library: The Best of Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater Performance
Windmill Library: Film - Title still under consideration

    Sunday 2/10/2013:
Clark County Library: Nevada Chamber Symphony: For the Love of Music
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
West Las Vegas Library: Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater: Master Class (Horton Technique) for Aspiring Dancers

    Monday 2/11/2013:
Clark County Library: Sweethearts Blood Drive
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Preparation

    Tuesday 2/12/2013:
Clark County Library: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health - Free Educational Programs for Caregivers
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Mr. and Mrs... - Mr. & Mrs. Smith
West Charleston Library: Poetry Outloud
West Charleston Library: Adult Diabetes Education Management and Support (ADEMS)
West Las Vegas Library: Gospel Brunch Inspirational Showcase

    Wednesday 2/13/2013:
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Series featuring UNLV Jazz Ensembles
Sahara West Library: Lyrical Hip Hop Dance Class for Adults
Summerlin Library: Radon Awareness Workshop
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee - Yogi Bear
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Sweet Heart Travel Fair


    Thursday 2/14/2013: Happy Valentine's Day!
Clark County Library: AARP Free Tax Help
Summerlin Library Gallery Opening: The Talking Machines

    Friday 2/15/2013:
The library is open, but there are no events listed.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 12 February 2013:

Bruce Springsteen - On the Record
This is the definitive independent critical review of the legendary Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band,on film, on record and in concert. This penetrating critical analysis draws on rare footage of the Boss broadcasting live in performance, and compares and contrasts hisincredible live shows with his hugely successful recording career.
Bully
This is a character-driven documentary following five kids and families over the course of a school year. Offering insight into different facets of America's bullying crisis, the stories include two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter, who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. Documentary provides an intimate and often shocking glimpse into homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals' offices.
Doctor Who: the reign of terror
The TARDIS arrives near Paris during the French Revolution, a time of great upheaval, bloodshed and terror. Soon, with the Doctor trapped inside a burning farmhouse, Ian imprisoned and Susan and Barbara on their way to the guillotine, it's clear this will be one of their most dangerous and exciting adventures yet.
Fairfield Road
Noah McManus is a young politician who loses a high-powered job when his boss is entangled in a scandal during a Senate race. Adding to his grief, he loses his fiancee the same day. Feeling overwhelmed, Noah takes his dog and escapes to a small town in Massachusetts called Harpswell. There, he falls for a bookstore owner and the town itself, and he begins to find a sense of purpose and belonging that has been absent from his life.
Fearless Planet - Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef abounds with life. But it is under attack from above and below the water. A team of marine biologists and geologists investigates the clues of how the reef was born, what makes it thrive, and how it may disappear in our lifetime. Biologists take viewers below the water to discover the foundations of the reef, the submerged fresh water rivers that feed it, and the cycle of life that keeps it alive.
Gossip Girl - Complete 6th and final season
The Upper East Siders are working together to find Serena who has gone off the grid. Her friends fear for the worst, but even they can't imagine where to find her. Blair has offered Chuck her heart, but is her love enough to help win back his empire? Dan has written a new book that promises to make more trouble and this time he has no desire to remain anonymous. Nate is determined to finally reveal the true identity of Gossip Girl, thereby making a name for The Spectator, and himself.
Jedi Junkies
A one-of-a-kind feature film about the world's most dedicated Star Wars fans. A rare glimpse into extreme fans' personal and professional self-expression.
John Portman: A life of building
Once a maverick who was nearly run out of the American Institute of Architects, John Portman is now recognized as one of the most innovative and imitated architects ever. Over 45 years, Portman's iconic urban statements and eye-popping interiors have risen in 60 cities on four continents to redefine cityscapes in America, and skylines in China and the rest of Asia. The film captures Portman's approach in an intimate portrait that, by turn, assesses and appreciates Portman's work.
Nurse Jackie - Season 4
This season, Jackie comes to realize that both karma and sobriety can be a pain. In addition to finally confronting her addiction, Jackie's street smarts and sardonic wit are tested even further by an ambitious new hospital administrator determined to run a tight ship and keep Jackie in line.
The perks of being a wallflower
A freshman named Charlie is always watching from the sidelines, until a pair of charismatic seniors takes him under their wing. Beautiful, free-spirited Sam and her fearless stepbrother Patrick shepherd Charlie through new friendships, first love, burgeoning sexuality, bacchanalian parties, midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the quest for the perfect song.
Robot & Frank
Frank is an aging ex-jewel thief, and his two grown children are worried that he can no longer care for himself. In deciding what to do with Frank, the most likely option appears to be putting him in a nursing home. But Frank's son comes up with another option: buy Frank a walking, talking robot programmed to look after him and improve his physical and mental health. Frank resists the robot at first, but he warms to it after realizing that it could be the perfect heist companion.
The Sessions
Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien has overcome adversity time and time again. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist, a sympathetic priest, and his own unbridled sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on an extraordinary personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasures that make life worth living.
Weeds Season 8
The last time we saw Nancy and the Botwins, it was through the scope of a hitman's rifle. Nancy had sprung from the joint and gone to New York City, where she made a fresh start doing what she does best: selling pot and making enemies. Now everyone's wondering who put out the hit, and who got smoked.
WWE - The very best of WCW Monday Nitro, Volume 2
For six years, WCW Monday Nitro went head-to-head with WWE Raw, pulling out all the stops to gain the upper hand in the escalating Monday Night War. The place 'where the big boys play' produced a wealth of non-stop thrills, action, drama, and controversy. Host Diamond Dallas Page returns to present Volume 2 of the wildly successful Best of WCW Nitro series.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Flight with 1288 requests.

Cloud Atlas had 775 requests,
Here comes the boom had 691 requests,
Hit & Run had 616 requests,
A Late Quartet had 200 requests,
Celest and Jesse Forever had 187 requests,
Guns, girls and gambling had 108 requests,
Peter Pan had 83 requests,
Above Suspicion Set 2 had 67 requests,
Southland - Complete 2nd, 3rd and 4th seasons had 58 requests,
What will the future be like? had 47 requests,
Top Secret Plant 42 had 43 requests,
Minnie's The Wizard of Dizz had 40 requests,
Cougar Town Complete 3rd Season had 30 requests,
Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth had 26 requests,
Poor Kids had 24 requests,
Wild Alaska had 22 requests,
Somewhere Between had 19 requests, and
Gunsmoke, Season 7, Volume 2 had 15 requests.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 2 February 2013 through Friday 8 February 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 2/2/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: 2nd Annual Winterfest Book Sale
Sahara West Library: Afro-Cuban Latin Jazz Drum Classes
Sahara West Library: Unfolding the Tarot
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help
West Charleston Library: Stitch in Public Day
West Charleston Library: Radon Awareness Workshop
West Las Vegas Library: Now and Then: Performative Harlem Renaissance Staged Readings
West Las Vegas Library: Las Vegas African American Collaborative Project Community Town Hall Meeting
Windmill Library: SCORE Business Workshp: Social Media Marketing

    Sunday 2/3/2013:
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs, Sesion 1: January through April
Sunrise Library: Sunday Movie Matinee - Title still under consideration
West Charleston Library: Feng Shui: The Year of the Snake
West Las Vegas Library: Now and Then: Performative Harlem Renaissance Staged Readings

    Monday 2/4/2013:
Clark County Library: Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Plan (NV SHIP)
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Preparation

    Tuesday 2/5/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Mr. and Mrs... - The Ex-Mrs. Bradfors

    Wednesday 2/6/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Plan (NV SHIP)
Sahara West Library: Lyrical Hip Hop Dance Class for Adults

    Thursday 2/7/2013:
Clark County Library: AARP Free Tax Help
Spring Valley Library Gallery Opening: The Art of Ebru and Suminagashi

    Friday 2/8/2013:
Whitney Library: AARP Tax Aide
West Las Vegas Library: the Best of Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater Performance