Friday, March 29, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for adults and teens, for the week of Saturday 30 March 2013 through Friday 5 April 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 3/30/2013:
Clark County Library: Drama de la Pasion de Jesus Nazaret
Sahara West Library: Viva la Vita Bella - A Day to Celebrate Italy
West Charleston Library: Free Ultrasound Heart Screenings
Whitney Library: Yu-Gi-Oh! Open Dueling
    Sunday 3/31/2013:
Today is Easter - The Library is CLOSED
    Monday 4/1/2013:
Rainbow Library: Extreme Knitting
Summerlin Library: AARP Tax Assistance
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Tuesday 4/2/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: From Stage to Screen - Rose Marie
Enterprise Library: In the Gallery: Spring Into Action Teen Art Camp Exhibition
Windmill Library: Teen Tuesday
    Wednesday 4/3/2013:
Clark County Library: An Evening with Lindsey Leavitt
    Thursday 4/4/2013:
Clark County Library: AARP Free Tax Help
Clark County Library: Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South tell their tales
    Friday 4/5/2013:
Clark County Library: Seated Yoga Class
West Charleston Library: Rumi: Triumph of Divine Pass
West Charleston Library: Free Ultrasound Heart Screenings
West Las Vegas Library: 3rd Annual Young Outspoken Voices Poetry Slam Competition

Monday, March 25, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

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

Hemingway & Gellhorn
Tells the story of the passionate love affair and tumultuous marriage between Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway, following the adventurous writers through all the great conflicts of their time.
Philip Roth - Unmasked
Explore the life of Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning novelist Philip Roth. He steadily earned his reputation as a man of letters, commanding ownership of the Jewish-American novel and making Newark New Jersey, a literary destination, while practically inventing the genre of factual-fictional autobiography.
Pokemon - the movie 15: Kyurem vs the sword of justice
While on a train trip, Ash, Pikachu, Iris and Cilan spot an injured Pokemon who turns out to be the Mythical Pokemon Keldeo. Keldeo is on a mission to protect his friends, known as the Swords of Justice from the Legendary Kyurem, a Dragon-type Pokemon with immense power. To protect its friends, to discover true power and genuine courage, and to preserve its bond with Ash and companions, a hidden strength awakens within Keldeo.
Rise of the Drones
NOVA reveals the amazing technologies that make drones so powerful. From cameras that can capture every detail of an entire city at a glance, to swarming robots that can make decisions on their own, to giant air frames that can stay aloft for days on end, drones are changing our relationship to war, surveillance and each other. Discover the cutting-edge technologies that are propelling us toward a new chapter in aviation history.
The Untouchables
Are the CEOs of mega-banks too big to jail? Though fraudulent practices at banks contributed to America's financial meltdown, to date no Wall Street titan has been convicted of a crime connected to the crisis. FRONTLINE investigates why Wall Street's leaders have escaped prosecution.
Unfinished Spaces
Unfinished Spaces is a 2011 documentary film about the revolutionary design of the National Art Schools in Cuba. The film tells the dramatic story of the art schools from their founding by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara to their eventual abandonment and fall into ruin and recent efforts to restore them.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Lincoln with 1440 requests.

Killing them softly had 723 requests,
Parental Guidance had 719 requests,
The Collection had 317 requests,
The Borgias - Season 2 had 153 requests,
A Royal Affair had 139 requests,
Veep - the complete first season had 94 requests,
Continuum - Season One had 63 requests,
Shakespeare Uncovered had 52 requests,
To the Arctic had 48 requests,
Lego Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Out had 47 requests,
UFC - Best of 2012 - Year in Review had 20 requests,
Inside Obama's Presidency had 17 requests,
Life on Fire - Wildlife on the Volcanoe's Edge had 16 requests,
El milagro de Marcelino pan y vino had 13 requests,
Glow: The story of the gorgeous ladies of wrestling had 12 requests, and
Un refugio para el amor had 2 requests.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for adults and teens, for the week of Saturday 23 March 2013 through Friday 29 March 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 3/23/2013:
Clark County Library: Film - Skyfall
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Scrapbook Workshop
West Las Vegas Library: Women and Young Women's Conference 2013 (ages 14+) - The Spirit of a Woman... Body & Soul
West Las Vegas Library: Yu-Gi-Oh! Open Play
Windmill Library: Film - Wreck It Ralph

    Sunday 3/24/2013:
Las Vegas Library: Savvy Internet
Sunrise Library: Film - Skyfall

    Monday 3/25/2013:
Clark County Library: Medicare Info Session
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Summerlin Library: A Monday Moment in Time Film Series - The King's Speech
Summerlin Library: AARP Tax Assistance
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Preparation
Clark County Library: Art in Action: Spring Break Teen Art Camp 2013
Centennial Hills Library: Art in Action: Spring Break Teen Art Camp 2013
Enterprise Library: Art in Action: Spring Break Teen Art Camp 2013
Sahara West Library: Art in Action: Spring Break Teen Art Camp 2013
Sunrise Library: Art in Action: Spring Break Teen Art Camp 2013
Whitney Library: Art in Action: Spring Break Teen Art Camp 2013
Windmill Library: Art in Action: Spring Break Teen Art Camp 2013
    Tuesday 3/26/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Forbidden Hollywood - Smarty
Clark County Library: Legal Aid Center's Free Ask-A-Lawyer Foreclosure Program
Sahara West Library: Teen Book Club
Windmill Library: Teen Tuesday

    Wednesday 3/27/2013:
Clark County Library: Munch & Mingle for Non-Profits
Sahara West Library: The Basics of Astrology
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee - Paranorman

    Thursday 3/28/2013:
Clark County Library: AARP Free Tax help

    Friday 3/29/2013: Today is Good Friday - The Libary is OPEN!
Clark County Library: Drama de la Pasion de Jesus Nazaret

Monday, March 18, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

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

The Borgias - Season 2
After exacting vicious punishment on all those who opposed them, the Borgias are at the apex of their power and influence. With the world around them embroiled in war and turmoil, the original crime family will continue to exploit allies, silence critics, and solidify legacies. But this time, the seemingly unbreakable bonds of blood will be tested like never before, as the house notoriously united against the world becomes divided against itself.
The Collection
When Elena is talked into attending an underground warehouse party with her friends, she finds herself caught in a nightmarish trap where the revelers are mowed, sliced, and crushed to death by a macabre series of contraptions operated by a masked psychopath.
Glow: The story of the gorgeous ladies of wrestling
Chronicles the rise and fall of this hit television show through the stories of those who lived it. For some, the show was a brief foray into acting and a short-lived adventure. For others, their time in Glow would impact and influence their lives for years to follow. For all of the women, working on GLOW was a unique and exciting experience that will bond them forever.
Inside Obama's Presidency
As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the first four years of his presidency. With inside accounts from his battles with his Republican opponents over health care and the economy to his dramatic expansion of targeted killings of enemies, FRONTLINE examines the president's key decisions and the experiences that will inform his second term.
Killing them softly
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer for the mob. When a high-stakes, mob-protected card game is heisted by some small-time crooks, Cogan is called in to track them down and restore order to the local criminal economy.
Life on Fire - Wildlife on the Volcanoe's Edge
Life on Fire: Volcanoes offers a close-up look at volcanoes and the effects on the environment around them. From the depths of the abyss to the high-altitude snow-capped peaks, the series paints a detailed picture of the struggles and amazing adaptation required to survive around volcanoes.
Lincoln
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.
Parental Guidance
Oldschool grandparents Artie and Diane get more than they bargained for when they get stuck babysitting their type-A daughter's overprotected kids. But things go from hectic to hysterical when Artie realizes the kids are running the house with their newfangled technology. By playing by his own rules, which include sugary snacks, old fashioned games, and tough love, Artie manages to outsmart the kids and achieve the impossible - bringing the family closer together.
A Royal Affair
The passionate and forbidden romance between the insane Danish King, the royal physician, and the young but strong-willed Queen leads to a revolution that changes an entire nation.
Shakespeare Uncovered
Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passion of its celebrated hosts: Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson and David Tennant, to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays.
To the Arctic
To The Arctic takes you on a never before seen journey through the power of the IMAX lens into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.
UFC - Best of 2012 - Year in Review
Re-live every great moment, knockout, submission, and fight with the UFC Best of 2012: Year in Review. All the UFC superstars are featured in their most spectacular bouts.
Veep - the complete first season
Former Senator Selina Meyer was a charismatic leader and a rising star in her party with her eye on the White House, then she became Vice President. VEEP follows the whirlwind day-to day existance of Vice President Meyer as she puts out political fires, juggles a busy public schedule and demanding private life, and defends the President's interests, even as she tries to improve her dysfunctional relationship with the Chief Executive.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Zero Dark Thirty with 1165 requests.

The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey had 1092 requests,
Anna Karenina had 825 requests,
Rust and Bone had 121 requests,
Elimination Chamber 2013 had 35 requests,
Soul Food Junkies had 13 requests,
Alien Invasion - Are you ready? had 13 requests,
Secret of the Caribbean with Trevor McDonald had 11 requests,
Decoding Neanderthals had 10 requests, and
Education of Michelle Rhee had 6 requests.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

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

    Saturday 3/16/2013:
Clark County Library: DIY Earbud Holders
Centennial Hills Library: So You Want to be in the Movies?
Centennial Library: Yu-Gi-Oh!
Mesquite Library: In the Gallery: Mesquite's Teen Art Exhibit
Sahara West Library: Afro-Cuban Latin Jazz Drum Classes CANCELLED
Summerlin Library: Teen Tech Week Part 2
Sunrise Library: Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament
West Las Vegas Library: State to Screen & In-Between Workshop Series

    Sunday 3/17/2013:
Clark County Library: Nevada Chamber Symphony: Orquestra Futura
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 through April
West Charleston Library: Las Vegas Valley Rose Society

    Monday 3/18/2013:
Summerlin Library: AARP Tax Assistance
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Assistance

    Tuesday 3/19/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Forbidden Hollywood - Blond Venus
Clark County Library: Survival Skills for Non-Profits: ABC's of Sustainable Fundraising
Las Vegas Library: In the Gallery: 18b Aerosol Paintings of Las Vegas
Windmill Library: Teen Tuesday

    Wednesday 3/20/2013:
Sahara West Library: The Basics of Astrology

    Thursday 3/21/2013:
Clark County Library: AARP Free Tax Help
Rainbow Library: In the Gallery: Into the Light

    Friday 3/22/2013:
Rainbow Library: Club Otaku
West Charleston Library: Ethnic Dance on Stage in the 21st Century (panel discussion)
West Charleston Library: Teen Time Fridays

Monday, March 11, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

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

Alien Invasion - Are you ready?
Aliens attacking Earth, it's the stuff of sci-fi stories, but what if it really happened? Host, Michelle Rodriguez brings together top scientists and military strategists to dramatize what would happen if and when aliens attack.
Anna Karenina
In Tolstoy's powerful tale of family passions set in Russia in the 1870s, Anna, the young and beautiful wife of a powerful older man, risks more than she can imagine when she runs away with the dashing Count Vronsky.
Deconding Neanderthals
Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundreds of thousands of years. So what happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did they make love or war?
Education of Michelle Rhee
Michelle Rhee, the former chancellor of Washington, D.C., public schools, is one of the most admired and reviled school reformers in America. FRONTLINE examines her legacy in Washington, D.C., including her battles with the teachers' union and her handling of a cheating scandal in the District.
Elimination Chamber 2013
With WrestleMania 29 on the horizon, the last stop on the road to the biggest show of the year is the callous coliseum known as the Elimination Chamber. With the WrestleMania line up taking shape, the WWE and World Heavyweight Champions face the most daunting challenge in any championship reign, outlasting five other competitors in a barbaric steel chamber for the right to carry the title into the show of shows for a chance at immortality.
The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
Rust and Bone
Ali and his son depart Belgium for Antibes to reside with his sister and her husband. Ali's connection with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, intensifies when she endures a horrific accident.
Secret of the Caribbean with Trevor McDonald
Sir Trevor McDonald explores the beautiful islands of the Caribbean. From the coffee plantations to the crystal blue seas, there are stunning landscapes, exotic creatures, and outlandish cultural events aplenty. Meeting the rich and powerful, eccentric locals, and even royalty as he goes; Sir Trevor provides a unique insight into Caribbean life.
Soul Food Junkies
Filmmaker Byron Hurt looks at the past and future of soul food; from its roots in Western Africa, to its incarnation in the American South, to its contribution to modern health crises in communities of color. Soul Food Junkies also looks at the socioeconomics of the modern American diet, and how the food industry profits from making calories cheap, but healthy options expensive and hard to find.
Zero Dark Thirty
Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Life of Pi with 1342 requests.

The Man with the Iron Fists had 795 requests,
Rise of the Guardians had 795 requests,
Playing for Keeps had 558 requests,
Silent Hill: Revelation had 465 requests,
Cirque du Soleil - Worlds Away had 204 requests,
Mulan / Mulan II had 86 requests,
This must be the place had 82 requests,
Secrets of Highclere Castle had 77 requests,
Law and Order Criminal Intent - The Final Season had 40 requests,
Connected had 32 requests,
Silicon Valley - The Titans had 23 requests,
Xena: Warrior Princess - Season 4 had 22 requests,
Doomsday Volcanoes had 15 requests,
Sholem Aleicham - Laughing in the Darkness had 13 requests,
Pioneers of Television - Season III had 10 requests,
Saving the Ocean - Season 1 had 10 requests,
This is not a film had 10 requests, and
The Mind of a Chef - David Chang had 9 requests.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

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

    Saturday 3/9/2013:
Clark County Library: Film - Argo
Sahara West Library: Afro-Cuban Latin Jazz Drum Classes
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Readers' and Writers' Corner
West Charleston Library: The Houses of Astrology
West Charleston Library: Houston Jones Band in Concert
West Las Vegas Library: Dreamgirls
Windmill Library: Film - Here Comes the Boom

    Sunday 3/10/2013:
Clark County Library: An Afternoon with the Las Vegas Brass Band
Clark County Library: Amazing Race Internet Scavenger Hunt
Rainbow Library: Retro Gaming
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Spring Valley Library: Amazing Race Internet Scavenger Hunt
Sunrise Library: Sunday Movie Matinee - Wreck It Ralph
Sunrise Library: xBox Kinect Free Play
West Charleston Library: Film - Gigante English
West Charleston Library: Film - Gigante EspaƱol
West Charleston Library: Amazing Race Internet Scavenger Hunt
Whitney Library: Teen Tech Week - Facebook Contest
West Las Vegas Library: Dreamgirls

    Monday 3/11/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: Minecraft - Papercraft Chess
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Summerlin Library: AARP Tax Assistance
Summerlin Library: A Monday Moment in Time Film Series - American Beauty
Spring Valley Library: Anime Club
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Preparation

    Tuesday 3/12/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Forbidden Hollywood - Possessed
Clark County Library: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health - free educational programs for caregivers
Enterprise Library: Camera Phone Photo Op
Mesquite Library: Post It Art
Windmill Library: Gallery - Poster competition: Map your financial future - have a plan!
Windmill Library: Teen Tuesday
Windmill Library: Draw Rage Comics

    Wednesday 3/13/2013:
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Concert Series: The UNLV Latin Jazz Ensemble
Laughlin Library: Laughlin Travel Series: Planes, Trains and Camels - A trip Down Under
Mesquite Library: Marshmallow Avengers
Rainbow Library: Steampunk the Mundane
Sahara West Library: The Basics of Astrology
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee - Chimpanzee

    Thursday 3/14/2013:
Clark County Library: AARP Free Tax Help
Clark County Library: Selections from the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Centennial Hills Library: Bristlebots!
Enterprise Library: Middle School Book Club
Las Vegas Library: Make your own phone case
Whitney Library: In the Gallery: The Louis J Hendrickson Memorial Photo Contest

    Friday 3/15/2013:
Clark County Library: :Minecraft Paper Crafts
Centennial Hills Library: Tumblr
Rainbow Library: DIY Earbud Holders
Summerlin Library: Teen Tech Week: Finally Friday
Spring Valley Library: Comic Book Origami
West Charleston Library: Bill and Kate Isles in Concert
West Charleston Library: Free Ultrasound Heart Screenings

Monday, March 4, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

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

Cirque du Soleil - Worlds Away
Visionary filmmakers James Cameron and Andrew Adamson invite viewers on a spectacular adventure unlike anything seen before. Leap, soar, swim and dance with the legendary performers of Cirque du Soleil as they transport a young couple on a 'magical journey' worlds away and beyond imagination.
Connected
With humor and irony, the Shlain family life merges with philosophy to create both a personal portrait and a proposal for ways we can move forward as a civilization. Connected illuminates the beauty and tragedy of human endeavor while boldly championing the importance of personal connectedness for understanding and coping with today's global conditions.
Doomsday Volcanoes
The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble, and Hekla and Laki, could erupt without warning. Iceland is a ticking time bomb: When it blows, the consequences will be global. What can we do to prepare for the coming disaster?
Law and Order Criminal Intent - The Final Season
The final and tenth year brings the return of both Robert Goren and his partner Alexandra Eames to bring closure to this landmark series focusing on the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.
Life of Pi
Young Pi Patel, overcoming a cataclysmic shipwreck, finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with the only survivor, a ferocious Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.
The Man with the Iron Fists
On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins, and a rogue British soldier descend upon a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers. Since his arrival in China's Jungle Village, the town's blacksmith has been forced by radical tribal factions to create elaborate tools of destruction. When the clans' brewing war boils over, the stranger channels an ancient energy to transform himself into a human weapon.
The Mind of a Chef - David Chang
From ramen to rotting bananas, Copenhagen to Kansas City, and pork buns to golf clubs, PBS's new series The Mind of a Chef combines travel, cooking, history, science, and humor into an unforgettable journey. Join narrator Anthony Bourdain as he takes viewers inside the mind of noted Korean-American chef and restaurateur David Chang.
Mulan / Mulan II
Mulan: Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guradian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army.
Mulan 2: Mulan and Shang are engaged to be married and must journey to a distant city in a valiant quest to save their beloved empire.
Pioneers of Television - Season III
Featuring sitcoms, late-night, variety and game shows -- the film melds compelling new HD interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on television's first celebrities, with fascinating stories, never-before-seen images and timeless clips that still entertain decades later.
Playing for Keeps
A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn.
Rise of the Guardians
When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs, and imagination of children all over the world.
Saving the Ocean - Season 1
Saving the Ocean is about people solving problems. The news is grim: overfishing, pollution, coral reefs are in trouble. A group of unsung heroes - scientists, conservationists, and local communities are hard at work with solutions. Join marine biologist and writer Carl Safina, founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, as he takes viewers around the globe to bring back good news from the world's oceans.
Secrets of Highclere Castle
It may be more famous now than any time in its 1,300-year history as the setting of Downton Abbey, but England's Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats above to the army of servants toiling 'below stairs'. Also find out from the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, what life in a fairytale castle is like today.
Sholem Aleicham - Laughing in the Darkness
A riveting portrait of the great writer whose stories became the basis of the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof. Plumbing the depths of a Jewish world locked in crisis and on the cusp of profound change, he captured that world with brilliant humor. Sholem Aleichem was not just a witness to the creation of a new modern Jewish identity, but one of the very men who forged it.
Silent Hill: Revelation
Return to a place of insanity and blood-curdling chills in this shocking sequel to one of the most surreal and gruesome horror films ever created. Heather Mason and her father have always tried to stay one step ahead of the malevolent forces intent on their destruction. But on the eve of her 18th birthday, a dangerous revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her in a nightmarish landscape forever.
Silicon Valley - The Titans
Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age.
This is not a film
This clandestine documentary, shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France in a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, depicts the day-to-day life of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi (Offside, The Circle) during his house arrest in his Tehran apartment. While appealing his sentence, six years in prison and a 20 year ban from filmmaking, Panahi is seen talking to his family and lawyer on the phone, discussing his plight with Mirtahmasb.
This must be the place
A bored, retired rock star learns that his father is close to death, and travels to New York to reconcile with him, only to arrive too late. He embarks on a quest to find his father's nemesis and persecutor, an ex-Nazi war criminal taking refuge in the U.S.
Xena: Warrior Princess - Season 4
Xena travels the ancient world seeking redemption by battling for a better future for all mankind. But even as she makes powerful strides, Xena's efforts are crippled by the shattering misdeeds of her past. From sacrificing everything to save her best friend, Gabrielle, to accepting the punishment for her treatment of a young girl long ago, Xena faces inner demons and supernatural ones alike with her trademark bravery, wit, and strength in Season Four of the hit fantasy-adventure series.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Wreck-It Ralph with 904 requests.

Alex Cross had 740 requests,
Red Dawn had 730 requests,
Lay the Favorite had 165 requests,
Monster High Double Feature had 63 requests,
Unconditional had 59 requests,
Murdoch Mysteries - Season 5 had 38 requests,
Fairly Legal Season two had 28 requests,
Jillian Michaels Hard Body had 26 requests,
Brooke Burke Body - Sexy Abs had 19 requests,
Mayo Clinic Diet had 11 requests,
Bret "Hit Man" Hart - The Dungeon Collection had 11 requests,
Inside the Megastorm had 8 requests,
Waiting for Lightning had 8 requests,
Mind-Body Bootcamp - Repurpose had 8 requests,
MLB Superstars: Impact Players had 5 requests,
Boundless Potential had 2 requests, and
The Distracted Mind, with Dr. Adam Gazzaley had 2 requests.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for adults and teens, for the week of Saturday 2 March 2013 through Friday 8 March 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 3/2/2013:
Clark County Library: Teen Game Day
Sahara West Library: Afro-Cuban Latin Jazz Drum Classes
West Charleston Library: a Night of Story and Song
    Sunday 3/3/2013:
Clark County Library: A Fresh Breeze from Persia
Centennial HillsLibrary: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs - Session 1: January through April 2013
West Charleston Library: Clevend Clinic Lou Ruvo Brain Center: Caregiver Support Lecture
West Charleston Library: Fruit Trees - Selection and Care for Desert Climates
    Monday 3/4/2013:
Clark County Library: An Evening with Julia Quinn and Sarah MacLean
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Rainbow Library: Extreme Knitting
Summerlin Library: AARP Tax Assistance
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Tuesday 3/5/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Forbidden Hollywood - Madam Satan
Windmill Library: Teen Tuesday
    Wednesday 3/6/2013:
Sahara West Library: The Basics of Astrology
    Thursday 3/7/2013:
Clark County Library: AARP Free Tax Help
West Las Vegas Library: Dreamgirls
    Friday 3/8/2013:
Rainbow Library: Club Otaku
West Charleston Library: Free Ultrasound Heart Screenings
West Charleston Library: Teen Time Fridays
West Charleston Library: Video Game Break
West Las Vegas Library: Dreamgirls