Monday, September 30, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 8 October 2013:

After Earth
Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon.
Alaska: The Last Frontier
The Kilcher family lives on a 600-acre homestead in Alaska. For four generations, they have lived off the land in a subsistence lifestyle. With another brutal winter quickly approaching, the entire homestead struggles to stockpile enough meat to last the next eight months. They face a crisis after bears kill two of the family's cattle, and Atz Lee is forced to pin all his hopes of surviving the winter on one last hunting trip.
American Horror Story: Season 2
Step inside a madhouse of horror and experience the chilling new incarnation of TV's most daringly provocative series. The sins of the past haunt the present at the notorious Briarcliff home for the criminally insane, ruled with an iron fist by Sister Jude. Forbidden desire and terrifying evil lurk around every corner, from alien abduction to demonic possession to a skin-wearing psychopath known as 'Bloody Face.'
Bones: Season 8
Experience People's Choice Awards nominee in a whole new way with never-before-seen footage not available anywhere else! Bonus deleted scenes from The Patriot In Purgatory; The Twist In The Plot; The Survivor In The Soap; The Party In The Pants; and much more.
Bratz - Go to Paris
Chloe, Yasmin, Jade and Sasha go undercover to see who is mysteriously poisoning the top models in Paris. Will the girls be able to figure out who it is before one of them becomes the next target? Bonus features include Welcome to Bratzillaz Academy; Furry Frenzy; Double Trouble; In the Big Screen; and Midnight Beach.
Marvel's Avengers Assemble - Assembly Required
Can the world's most powerful team of super heroes put aside their differences and learn to live together under one roof long enough to save the world from ultimate destruction? The answer will be revealed when the Red Skull and M.O.D.O.K. wage war on The Avengers.
The Middle - The complete 3rd Season
The Hecks tackle the beginning of a new school year, a not-so-relaxing Thanksgiving, and an unexpected wedding.
Much Ado about Nothing
Joss Whedon's sexy and contemporary spin on Shakespeare's classic comedy about the story of sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick offers a sensual, tragic and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love.
Psych - The complete 7th season
Psychic' crime fighter Shawn Spencer and his best bud Burton 'Gus' Guster track down Bigfoot, go undercover as wacky radio DJs and solve the ultimate murder mystery. And, Gus finally gets the girl! Killer secrets are kept, broken and dramatically revealed.
St. Louis Cardinals Championship Collection
The St. Louis Cardinals are the class of the National League. The Cardinals have a rich histroy of success, with eighteen NL pennants and eleven World Series championships, the most ever for an NL team and only second to the Yankees overall. Includes severn films spanning eight decades, from 1943, the first World Series Film ever produced,, all the way to 2011.
Tigers' Hometown Heroics
Goes through the history of the Detroit Tigers and their hometown star players. An exciting blend of exclusive interviews, stunning footage, thrilling game highlights, and a treasure trove of priceless stories that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats as they relive these captivating Tigers moments again and again.
UFC 162 - Silva vs Weidman
The main event is a UFC Middleweight Championship bout between long time title holder Anderson Silva and top contender Chris Weidman.
We Steal Secrets: The story of Wikileaks
A gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller, about Julian Assange and the creation of WikiLeaks, the controversial website that facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. Paralleling Assange's rise and fall with that of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the troubled young soldier who leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents, and a multi-layered expose about transparency in the information age and our ever-elusive search for the truth.
White Collar - Season 4
White Collar centers on the doubtful crime-solving partners Neal Caffrey, a charming ex-con, and Peter Burke, the Federal Agent charged with keeping him in order. Featuring: In the Wind; The Original; Shoot the Moon; Empire City; Brass Tacks; Family Business; Vested Interest; Gloves Off; Ancient History; Compromising Positions; Identity Crisis; Honor Among Thieves; Parting Shot; Diminishing Returns; Most Wanted; Wanted.
WWE Goldberg - The ultimate collection
Goldberg was one of the most dominant and talented individuals ever witnessed in sports entertainment, exploding onto the scene by amassing an epic win streak of 173 matches. Here are some of the biggest matches in Goldberg's impressive career.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Croods with 1026 requests.

This is the end had 809 requests,
The Little Mermaid 155 requests,
How I met your mother - Season 8 had 102 requests,
Glee - Complete 4th Season had 88 requests,
Beauty and the Beast - Season 1 had 76 requests,
Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited 5-8 had 35 requests,
North America had 27 requests,
Bryce Begins had 23 requests,
Latino Americans had 20 requests,
The Big Parade had 17 requests,
A Fierce Green Fire had 14 requests,
With Love... From the age of reason had 11 requests, and
Life and Death in Assisted Living had 6 requests.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 28 September 2013 through Friday 4 October 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 9/28/2013:
Centennial Hills Library For Teens: Teen Digital Media Camp
Enterprise Library For Teens: Teen Digital Media Camp
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Scrapbook Workshop
Spring Valley Library For Teens: Minecraft Madness
West Las Vegas Library: Capture the past, preserve the future CANCELLED
West Las Vegas Library: The Rising of Something Good - Remembering 9/11
Windmill Library: Saturday Movie Matinee - The Great Gatsby
    Sunday 9/29/2013:
Centennial Hills Library For Teens: Teen Digital Media Camp
Enterprise Library For Teens: Teen Digital Media Camp
Windmill Library: S.C.R.A.P.'E.M. (Scrapping, Cropping and Preserving Every Memory)
    Monday 9/30/2013:
Centennial Hills Library For Teens: How to apply for a job
West Charleston Library: Posture Awareness
    Tuesday 10/1/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Stop-Motion Movies from Ray Harryhausen - Mighty Joe Young
Clark County Library: Nutrition Education Series
Clark County Library: Programa Ampliado de Educacion en Nutricion y Alimentos (EFNEP)
Enterprise Library For Teens: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Book Mob Book Club
Sahara West Library for Teens: Teen Book Club
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 10/2/2013:
Windmill Library: Healthier Living Workshop CANCELLED
    Thursday 10/3/2013:
Clark County Library: Reel Rock 8 Film Tour
Enterprise Library For Teens: Learn to DJ
Summerlin Library In the Art Gallery: Annual Woodturners Exhibition - Artists' reception
    Friday 10/4/2013:
Clark County Library: Seated Yoga
West Las Vegas Library For Teens: Hispanic Youth Leadership Summit 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 1 October 2013:

Beauty and the Beast - Season 1
Homicide detective Catherine 'Cat' Chandler teams with the mysterious Dr. Vincent Keller, the man who saved her life years earlier and who has a terrible secret, when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses. They develop a complex relationship, understanding that their connection is extremely dangerous for both of them.
The Big Parade
The highest-grossing silent film of all time, as well as the first realistic war drama, tells the harrowing story of a young man's front-line experiences in World War I. The film fiercely captures the heroism of the ordinary foot soldier struggling to survive, and how James' determination to return to the village girl he loves faces the ultimate test.
Bryce Begins
A gripping documentary that gets you closer to Bryce Harper than ever before. At age sixteen, Bryce appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated with the headline 'Baseball's Chosen One.' At age seventeen, Bryce was selected as the first pick in the MLB Draft by the Washington Nationals. And at age 19, Bryce lived up to the hype and won the NL Rookie of the Year Award by putting together one of the greatest seasons by a teenager in baseball history and leading the Nationals to the Postseason.
The Croods
The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures, and their outlook is changed forever.
Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited 5-8
In this commemoration celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who this is a look back at the actors who have portrayed this iconic hero over its historic past. The years 1981-1996 saw four new actors portray the Doctor, Peter Davison (1981-83), Colin Baker (1984-86), Sylvester McCoy (1987-89) and Paul McGann (1996). A retrospective is followed by one full story for each Doctor, including Earthshock, Vengeance on Varos, Remembrance of the Daleks, and Doctor Who: The Movie.
A Fierce Green Fire
Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought, and succeeded, against enormous odds.
Glee - Complete 4th Season
Season four of the exhilarating Emmy-winning series finds Rachel and Kurt in New York City, Finn with a surprising new career, Will and Emma at a crossroads and Sue confronting a shocking situation! Meanwhile, tension mounts as the kids in New Directions head for Regionals, facing new challenges.
How I met your mother - Season 8
In the uproarious Eighth Season, the arrival of baby Marvin reminds Marshall and Lily of things they need, like sleep, better jobs and sex. Meanwhile Barney uses his playbook to win over Robin, but not her scary dad. Marshall tries to right a wrong in court in hopes of becoming a judge, and Robin's past is judged. Ted designs an amazing building, and also has designs on Barney's half-sister. But does he meet his future wife?
Latino Americans
Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States. It is a story of people, politics, and culture, intersecting with much that is central to the history of the United States while also going to places where standard U.S. histories do not tend to tread.
Life and Death in Assisted Living
Nearly 750,000 elderly Americans are spending their later years in for-profit assisted living facilities. This loosely regulated, multibillion-dollar industry is dominated by one company: Emeritus Senior Living. In a year-long investigation, Frontline and ProPublica raise questions about fatal lapses in care, understaffing, and a quest for profits.
The Little Mermaid
Venture under the sea where Ariel, a free-spirited mermaid princess, longs to be part of the human world. After bravely striking a bargain with Ursula, a sneaky sea witch, Ariel embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. With Flounder and Sebastian at her side, Ariel will need all of her courage and determination to make things right in both of her worlds.
North America
North America: where civilization collides with untamed wilderness. Just feet beyond our own back yards rages a spectacle we rarely see. Join us as we step into this hidden world teeming with life, across impossible mountains and endless deserts. Dive into unexplored forests and crash into rugged coasts. Unforgiving, brutal, yet achingly beautiful, this vast continent offers boundless rewards for those brave enough to take on this land and call her home.
This is the end
The comedy This Is The End follows six friends trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption.
With Love... From the age of reason
An executive at a multinational construction firm, Margaret's regimented lifestyle revolves around meetings, business dinners and pre-scheduled sex with her partner. But when a retired notary delivers a stack of letters written by Margaret when she was seven years old, the successful professional begins to rethink her existence. Moved by the words of herself at seven, Margaret returns to her childhood village to rediscover the fanciful dreams and playful idealism of her youth.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Iron Man 3 with 1382 requests.

Redemption had 274 requests,
The Kings of Summer had 182 requests,
Two Broke Girls - the second season had 101 requests,
Hannibal - Season 1 89 requests,
South Park - Season 16 had 85 requests,
Hawaii Five-O - the third season 74 requests,
Unfinished Song had 66 requests,
Two and a half men - complete 10th season had 64 requests,
Brain Games: season 2 had 51 requests,
Blood of Redemption had 39 requests,
401(k) Magic had 38 requests,
Room 237 had 37 requests,
Fill the void had 35 requests,
WWE Triple H - thy kingdom come had 32 requests,
Law & Order Special Victims Unit - 14th Year had 30 requests,
Element - Yoga for strength & flexibility had 29 requests,
In the house had 17 requests,
Medaka Box complete collection had 17 requests,
Cody the Robosapien had 14 requests,
Ghost Hunters International - Season 3 had 12 requests,
Giants - Hometown heroics had 12 requests,
Neil Young: Heart of Gold had 9 requests,
Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers had 8 requests,
Trekkies had 5 requests, and
Call me Kuchu had 4 requests.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 21 September 2013 through Friday 27 September 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 9/21/2013:
Clark County Library: FLASH! The Short Short Fiction contest
Centennial Hills Library or Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh!
Enterprise Library: Couponing 101
Mesquite Library: Movie Matinee for Adults - Stand Up Guys
Summerlin Library for Teens: Back to the 80's
Sunrise Library: Guitar Basics for Beginners
Sunrise Library for Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament
Whitney Library for Teens: Teen Games
West Las Vegas Library: "10" (tap commandments B.D.) Before Dance
West Las Vegas Library for Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 9/22/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Sunrise Library: Sunday Movie Matinee - Despicable Me
West Las Vegas Library: "10" (tap commandments B.D.) Before Dance
    Monday 9/23/2013:
Clark County Library: Medicare Info Session
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Las Vegas Library for Teens: Make your own cell phone case
Mesquite Library: Internet 101 class 3 of 3
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
    Tuesday 9/24/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Edith Head and her award winning fashion - Roman Holiday
Clark County Library: Nutrition Education Series
Clark County Library: Programa Ampliado de Educacion en Nutricion y Alimentos (EFNEP)
Whitney Library: Wanderings of Western Desert and Mountains: Artist Reception
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 9/25/2013:
Clark County Library: Munch and Mingle for non-profits
Clark County Library: Senior Services Fair
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee - Wreck It Ralph!
Windmill Library: Healthier Living Workshop
    Thursday 9/26/2013:
Clark Countyh Library: Uncensored Voices - Celebrating the freedom to read
Enterprise Library for Teens: Teen Book Club
Las Vegas Library: Fall Festival
    Friday 9/27/2013:
Mesquite Library: Short Story Open Mic Night
Rainbow Library for Teens: Club Otaku
Spring Valley Library: Seated Yoga

Monday, September 16, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 24 September 2013:

Two Broke Girls - the second season
Best friends Max and Caroline are still waiting tables in Brooklyn, but the future looks bright for their start-up business venture.
Brain Games: season 2
Interactive games and intricate experiments designed to leave viewers rethinking how much faith they are willing to put in everything from memory to multitasking. Host Jason Silva and Deception Specialist Apollo Robbins are teaming up with some of the world's foremost neuroscientists to reveal the incredible inner-workings of the brain.
Call me Kuchu
In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato, Uganda's first openly gay man, and retired Anglican Bishop Christopher Senyonjo work against the clock to defeat state-sanctioned homophobia. But one year into filming and just three weeks after a landmark legal victory, David is brutally murdered. This depicts the last year in the life of a courageous man whose wisdom, achievements and memory has inspired a new generation of human rights advocates.
Element - Yoga for strength & flexibility
Two yoga programs focused on two of the three most-desired yoga benefits: strength and flexibility. Ashley Turner is one of the premiere yoga teachers in Los Angeles.
Fill the void
Shira is a pious 18-year-old Israeli woman, engaged to a talented young man of the same age. After her sister dies giving birth, the father is left to care for the baby and considers leaving the country. Shira's mother discovers his plans, and pressures Shira to marry him in order to keep the baby in the country. Shira is now torn between her own wishes, and those of her mother. She is part of a community with strict laws of religion, and therefore has little choice.
Ghost Hunters International - Season 3
Join the TAPS team as they travel to new, exotic locales and the most remote places of the world to hunt the paranormal in their third and final season. Investigations include the ominous Castle Rising where Queen Isabella of France used to live, eerie Mayan Ruins where ancient rituals included human sacrifice, and even the mysterious birthplace of Frankenstein in Italy.
Giants - Hometown heroics
Celebrate all the can't-miss moments, history-making feats, and lovable heroes, a thrilling ride through the greatest moments in Giants history. From Candlestick to AT&T Park, Juan Marichal and Willie Mays to Barry Bonds, Matt Cain, and Buster Posey, this crowd-pleaser covers all the contemporary heroes.
Hawaii Five-O - the third season
A contemporary take on the classic series about a new elite federalized task force whose mission is to wipe out the crime that washes up on the Islands' sun-drenched beaches.
Iron Man 3
When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, he must use all his ingenuity to survive, destroy his enemy, and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit, or does the suit make the man?
The Kings of Summer
Verging on adolescence, Joe finds himself more and more aggravated by his dad's attempts to control his life. Declaring freedom, Joe and his best buddy Patrick, along with an odd kid called Biaggio, escape to the woods. He declares that they're going to construct a house, just for them, with no parents or responsibility. There they discover that they are in control of their destinies, all alone out in the forest.
Medaka Box complete collection
When newly elected Student Council President Medaka Kurokami instituted her idea for a suggestion box, she was expecting things like rescuing lost puppies and giving advice. What she and her best friend Zenkichi find instead are the first hints of an unbelievable secret and their school, Hakoniwa Academy, and Medaka herself, are somehow at the very center of the growing maelstrom!
South Park - season 16
All fourteen episodes of South Park season sixteenth season. Join Cartman, Kyle, Stan and Kenny as they hunt down the mythical Jewpacabre, sketti wrestle with reality stars, and go jackin' it in San Diego.
Two and a half men - complete 10th season
The Malibu beach house men have matrimony on the brain in Season Ten. But where the heart (or other body part) is concerned, even the most honorable dude can screw up.
Unfinished Song
Cantankerous but doting husband Arthur does not share his wife Marion's passion for performing. While she is happy to sing her heart out with the unconventional local choir, Arthur would prefer to hide himself away and complain about how embarrassing it all is. But when heartbreak strikes, Arthur is forced to re-think his outlook on life. Arthur begins to find a way to come out of his shell and in the process forms a desire to build bridges with his estranged son James.
WWE Triple H - thy kingdom come
A profile of Triple H's entire career, from thirteen-time World Champion to his current executive role with the WWE.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is World War Z with 1502 requests.

Behind the Candelabra had 511 requests,
The East had 336 requests,
The Bling Ring had 325requests,
Disconnect had 243 requests,
Grimm - Season two had 218 requests,
The Mentalist - complete 5th season had 139 requests,
Bless Me Ultima  had 137 requests,
Bates Motel: Season 1 had 118 requests,
Vegas - Season 1 had 107 requests,
CSI: Complete 13th Season had 100 requests,
Scenic Route had 78 requests,
WWE Summerslam 2013 had 74 requests,
Nashville - the complete first season had 71 requests,
Leverage - the fifth season had 69 requests,
Sex - how it works had 58 requests,
Naruto Shippuden the Movie - The Lost Tower had 56 requests,
Drift had 53 requests,
Ancient Earth Collection had 37 requests,
UFC 161 - Evans vs Henderson had 36 requests, and
Two American Families had 12 requests.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 14 September 2013 through Friday 20 September 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 9/14/2013:
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Star Trek - Into Darkness
Mesquite Library: Stage to sell
Sahara West Library: 13th Annual Something Scottish
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Readers' and Writers' Corner - FanFiction
Spring Valley Library for Teens: Teen Tie-Dyed Mania
Whitney Library for Teens: Teen Crafts
West Las Vegas Library: Uncovered Shadows - Bringing Shadows of Talent to Light
Windmill Library: Film - Oblivion
    Sunday 9/15/2013:
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101 - Class 3 of 3
Spring Valley Library for Teens: Comic Book Origami
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Book Club
West Charleston Library: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Brain Center: Caregiver Support Lecture
West Charleston Library: Vegetable Gardening for the winter months
    Monday 9/16/2013:
Mesquite Library: Internet 101 - Class 2 of 3
Rainbow Library for Teens: Extreme Knitting
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility & Balance Class
Summerlin Library: Monday "Fun-Day" After School Movie Matinee: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
    Tuesday 9/17/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Edith Head  and her award winning fashion - All About Eve
Clark County Library: Managing the Ask for non-profit organizations
Clark County Library: Nutrition Education Series
Clark County Library: Programa Ampliado de Educacion en Nutricion y Alimentos (EFNEP)
Sahara West Library: Carlos Mongrut - Live In Concert
Sahara West Library for Teens: Sea of Monsters Celebration
West Las Vegas Library for Teens: Teen Tuesdays - Felties!
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 9/18/2013:
Sahara West Library: Unfolding the tarot
Windmill Library: Healthier Living Workshop
    Thursday 9/19/2013:
Windmill Library: Hiking Las Vegas
    Friday 9/20/2013:
Clark County Library for Teens: Battle of the Sexes
Clark County Library: Seated Yoga
West Charleston Library: Claudia Russell & Bruce Kaplan In Concert

Monday, September 9, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 17 September 2013:

Ancient Earth Collection
Explore the life, love, and war of long ago. 'Scandals of the Ancient World' acts as a video tabloid, revealing the juiciest dirt on the most notorious celebrities, scandals, and mishaps of these civilizations. Plus, episodes of 'Superweapons of the Ancient World' will revive some of the most destructive weapons of Greek and Roman war. Using military engineers and other modern-day experts, skilled teams will recreate the frighteningly deadly legends: the Ram, the Claw, and the City Destroyer.
Bates Motel: Season 1
A modern day re-imagining of, and prequel to, the classic film Psycho. The story follows Norman Bates' teenage years, delving into his intricate relationship with his mother, and how she helped forge the most infamous serial killer of them all.
Behind the Candelabra
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Steven Soderbergh and executive produced by Jerry Weintraub, this HBO Films drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time.
Bless Me Ultima
In New Mexico in the time of WWII, a young man goes to an aged medicine woman and forms a relationship which helps him challenge the fight amid the good and the evil that storms through his village.
The Bling Ring
The Bling Ring tells the story of a group of fame-obsessed teenagers living in the suburbs of Los Angeles who use the Internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their empty homes. Ringleader Rebecca leads the group of misfits including Marc, Nicki, Sam, and Chloe on the ultimate heist for designer clothes and jewelry. What starts out as teenage fun quickly spins out of control.
CSI: Complete 13th Season
The CSI team is on the case 24/7, scouring the scene, collecting irrefutable evidence, and finding the missing pieces that will solve the mystery. Includes 22 episodes plus the CSI crossover episode.
Disconnect
A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today's wired world.
Drift
The Kelly brothers spend their youth searching for the perfect wave in Australia. Out of necessity the family launches a backyard surf business, re-thinking board design, crafting homemade wetsuits, and selling merchandise out of their van. Battling big waves, small-town conservatism, and criminals, the brothers give rise to a global brand. A story of passion, corruption, friendship and loyalty, deadly addictions, and fractured relationships.
The East
Sarah Moss is an ambitious new recruit at an elite private intelligence firm. Her first undercover assignment is to infiltrate 'The East,' an elusive activist collective that terrorizes corporate leaders who commit crimes against humanity. The more involved she gets, the more Sarah's life is in danger.
Grimm - Season two
Now fully embracing his identity as a Grimm, Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt tackles even more gruesome and bizarre crimes linked to creatures of lore. With the help of his partner Hank and Wesen confidants Monroe and Rosalee, Nick must face an ancient royal bloodline linked to the mysterious Captain Renard, all while fighting to keep from losing the love of his life forever.
Leverage - the fifth season
Leverage focuses on a team led by former insurance investigator turned thief, Nate Ford. Together, they try to level the playing field for people whose lives have been destroyed by the rich and powerful. In the final season of Leverage, the team will be forced to face changing personal dynamics as the relationship between Parker and Hardison heats up, and Nate continues to struggle with inner demons.
The Mentalist - complete 5th season
Patrick Jane returns for Season Five of The Mentalist. Starring Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Simon Baker as the California Bureau of Investigation consultant and former faux-psychic obsessed with finding Red John, the serial killer who murdered his family.
Naruto Shippuden the Movie - The Lost Tower
The Rogue Ninja Mukade is about to be caught by Naruto's team when he summons forth the power of the Ley Line an ancient underground channel of chakra. Naruto gets caught up in the chakra and is sent back in time to the city of Loran, known for its thousand towers.
Nashville - the complete first season
Behind the music of Nashville lies a web of betrayal, heartbreak, and rivalry second to none. Rayna James is the Queen of Country, but there's a new 'royal' on the rise. Meet Juliette Barnes, a hot, young diva poised to knock Rayna off her throne, both on the charts and in the heart of Rayna's lead guitarist and former lover, Deacon Claybourne.
Scenic Route
Mitchell and Carter, life-long friends who have drifted apart, are on a road trip when their old pickup breaks down, leaving them stranded on an isolated desert road. What begins as an inconvenience becomes a very real life or death struggle.
Sex - how it works
It gives us pleasure, it gives us pain and it gives us life. But how much do you know about how sex works? National Geographic takes a fascinating look at one of the world's most popular pastimes. Through gripping real-life stories, new technology and cutting edge computer graphics we explore sex like never before, journeying from first times to playing the field - all the way to humankind's ultimate goal, procreation.
Two American Families
Chronicles the struggles of the Neumanns and the Stanleys as they try to hold onto their homes, their jobs, their health insurance, and a future for their children. A remarkable portrait of perseverance, the 90-minute film raises unsettling questions about the changing nature of the U.S. economy and the fate of a declining middle class.
UFC 161 - Evans vs Henderson
The UFC's first trip to Winnipeg will be one for the history books, with a stacked card filled with elite superstars. In the UFC 161 main event, light heavyweight stars face off when former UFC champion Rashad Evans faces Dan Henderson. Plus, heavyweight knockout king Roy Nelson squares off against Stipe Miocic.
Vegas - Season 1
A drama inspired by a real life sheriff and his battle with a powerful mobster for control of Las Vegas in the 1960s.
World War Z
Gary Lane travels the globe in an effort to eliminate the zombie pandemic that is endangering the existence of humanity.
WWE Summerslam 2013
WWE takes over Hollywood for the biggest event of the summer! The Staples Center will shine brighter than ever as all the top Superstars look for career defining moments in one of WWE's signature events.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Star Trek Into Darkness with 1093 requests.

Homeland - complete second season had 470 requests,
Tyler Perry's Peeples  had 396 requests,
The Big Bang Theory - the complete 6th season had 226 requests,
Supernatural - Complete 8th season had 136 requests,
Castle - the complete 5th season had 130 requests,
Parade's End had 83 requests,
Chasing Ice had 82 requests,
Love is all you need had 74 requests,
Blue Bloods - the third season had 63 requests,
Army Wives - complete seventh season had 57 requests,
WWE Legends of Mid-South Wrestling had 28 requests,
Bleach Uncut - DVD Set 18 had 21 requests,
Ping Pong had 14 requests,
Flair Bartending had 5 requests,
The Witness - El Testigo had 4 requests, and
Pokemon Black & White Rival Destinies had 1 request.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 7 September 2013 through Friday 13 September 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 9/7/2013:
Mesquite Library: Movie Matinee for Adults - GI Joe - Retaliation
Sahara West Library: Parenting using the Nurtured Heart Technique
Summerlin Library: Library Online Catalog - The Basics
Sunrise Library for Teens: Tie Dye for Teens
West Charleston Library: Carlos Mongrut - Live In Concert
West Charleston Library: Healing Touch
West Charleston Library: Interior Design Workshop
West Las Vegas Library: Pjoetico
    Sunday 9/8/2013:
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101 (class 2 of 3)
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Sunrise Library: Film - Olympus has fallen
Whitney Library: Whitney Movie and Discussion Club - Milagro Beanfield War
    Monday 9/9/2013:
Mesquite Library: Internet 101 - class 1 of 3
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Spring Valley Library for Teens: Anime Club
    Tuesday 9/10/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Edith Head and her award winning fashion - Samson and Delilah
Clark County Library: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health - Free Educational Programs for Caregivers
Clark County Library: Nutrition Education Series
Centennial Hills Library: Help your child to School Success
Enterprise Library for Teens: Learn to DJ
West Charleston Library: "Ask the Lawyers": Understanding Business Contracts
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 9/11/2013:
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Concert Series: The Joe Williams Every Day Foundation Scholarship Sextet
Sahara West Library: Unfolding the tarot
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee - Ice Age
Windmill Library: Healthier Living Workshop
    Thursday 9/12/2013:
Enterprise Library for Teens: Learn to DJ
Rainbow Library - in the Art Gallery: Nevada Camera Club Members Show: Artists Reception
    Friday 9/13/2013:
Rainbow Library for Teens: Club Otaku
West Las Vegas Library: "Comedy Jackpot" - Play to WIN!

Monday, September 2, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 10 September 2013:

Army Wives - complete seventh season
The seventh season of Lifetime's hit drama Army Wives; will see new challenges to the tribe, including a heartfelt and final goodbye to one of their own in one of the series' most dramatic and pivotal moments. Four new characters are set to join the cast, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Ashanti, Torrey DeVitto, Elle McLemore and Emmy and Grammy nominee Jesse McCartney.
The Big Bang Theory - the complete 6th season
Season six kicks off in space, where Howard is caught in an argument between Bernadette and his mom. Back on Earth, Sheldon decides to hire, Alex, a young female assistant which makes Amy feel threatened. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny make strides to define their relationship and Raj attempts to find love. Find out what surprises are in store for everyone, once Howard returns home in these twenty four must watch episodes.
Bleach Uncut - DVD Set 18
Rukia, Renji and the other Soul Reapers are having a good time partying at the Kuchiki mansion when the place is attacked by what turn out to be Sword Beasts. They're the manifested Zanpakuto of Soul Reapers who died during the battle with Muramasa, and they're wreaking havoc in the Soul Society and the World of the Living!
Blue Bloods - the third season
A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement.
Castle - the complete 5th season
Together at last: After four seasons of sparring and heated banter, TV's dynamic crime-solving team finds romance in ABC's Castle: The Complete Fifth Season. Relive all 23 unforgettable episodes, complete with never-before-seen bonus features only available on DVD, in a spectacular five-disc set. Now that Castle and Beckett have finally given in to their true feelings for each other, how will it affect their work together?
Chasing Ice
In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth's changing climate. Chasing Ice; is the story of one man's mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey.
Flair Bartending
Designed for bartenders with 0-2 years of Flair experience, Flair Bartending: The Working Flair Series contains over 7.5 hours of step by step and slow motion instruction. Learn 240 Flair Bartending moves as the Extreme Team discusses each and talks you through every technique. Visual demonstrations are repeated multiple times, making this extensive series a must have if you want to bartend with Flair.
Homeland - complete second season
Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody is now a U.S. congressman, and former CIA agent Carrie Mathison has returned to civilian life. But when a new and potentially devastating terrorist threat emerges, Brody and Carrie's lives become intertwined once again and they resume their delicate dance of suspicion, deceit and desire.
Love is all you need
A hairdresser completes her cancer treatment, walks into her home to celebrate with her family, and is met with a even bigger surprise.
Parade's End
An epic story of love and betrayal, set during a formative period in British history, from the twilight years of the Edwardian era to the end of World War I. Based on the quartet of novels by Ford Madox Ford, this five-part miniseries was adapted for the screen by Tom Stoppard.
Ping Pong
A documentary about eight competitors in the World Over-80 Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia. They are all in their 80s and 90s; one Australian woman is a centurion. Most of the players have been athletes all their lives, but one woman took the sport up as an octogenarian after suffering a stroke. The advanced masters scene is like those in other sports, with rivalries, egomania and even dirty tricks. Losing doesn't get any less painful with age.
Pokemon Black & White Rival Destinies
New foes, new friends, and dozens of never-before-seen Pokemon await Ash and Pikachu: BW Rival Destinies. As Ash and his friends continue to explore the Unova region, he'll find himself up against the ultimate battle challenge: Alder, the Champion Master of Unova! His friends also face their own trials and all three of them must team up to save an island from the clashing forces of three powerful and mysterious Legendary Pokemon!
Star Trek Into Darkness
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find that an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving the world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
Supernatural - Complete 8th season
After a year apart, Sam and Dean are reunited. After escaping from Purgatory with the help of a vampire named Benny, Dean heads straight for Sam, but the reunion isn't exactly everything he imagined it would be. In the meantime, Benny's help turns out to be more than what Dean bargained for. As the brothers struggle with their unexpected reunion, the make a shocking discovery that could lead them on a mission to settle old scores. Discover the secrets and mysteries in these 23 episodes.
Tyler Perry's Peeples
Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he's not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to discover there's room for all kinds of Peeples in this family, no matter their differences.
The Witness - El Testigo
On what seemed to be a normal day, Chelo unexpectedly witnesses a murder. In the midst of the chase by the perpetrators, the cops mistake him as the killer. He will be forced to fight for his life.
WWE Legends of Mid-South Wrestling
Mid-South was one of the hottest wrestling promotions of the 1980s where future stars such as Shawn Michaels, Jake Roberts, Ted DiBiase, Junkyard Dog and Hacksaw Duggan began their careers. Considered some of the best talent with personas that blurred the lines between good and evil. This compilation features the biggest matches and biggest stories of the Mid-South promotion and provides a look into early the careers of some of wrestling's greatest legends.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Oblivion with 1419 requests.

Now You See Me had 1084 requests,
The place beyond the pines had 763 requests,
The Iceman had 458 requests,
Empire State had 320 requests,
Spartacus - War of the Damned - the complete third season had 243 requests,
The Vampire Diaries - complete 4th season had 148 requests,
Scandal - the complete second season had 131 requests,
Person of Interest - the complete second season had 118 requests,
Criminal Minds - the eighth season had 111 requests,
Stories we tell had 59 requests,
Ancient Aliens - Season 5, Volume 1 had 55 requests,
Denise Austin Fat Burning Walk had 38 requests,
The Office - Season 9 had 35 requests,
Rape in the fields had 31 requests,
Parks & Recreation - Season five had 25 requests,
Jillian Michaels Yoga Inferno had 20 requests,
Great Plains - America's lingering wild had 16 requests,
Petunia had 15 requests,
MLB 25 Greatest Post-Season Home Runs had 14 requests, and
Violeta Went to Heaven had 2 requests.