Monday, October 28, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

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

As I Lay Dying
Based on the 1930 classic by William Faulkner, tells the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's mission to honor her desire to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.
Ben 10 Omniverse - Aliens at War - Vol. 3
Featuring never-before-seen Omnitrix aliens, and includes ten action-packed episodes from the series' first season plus 'Alien Reveal' and 'Alien Database' bonus features.
Bonnie & Clyde - The real story
The film features a compilation of two fascinating HISTORY specials: Bonnie and Clyde: The Story of Love and Death; learn how the young lovers found each other in the slums of Dallas and led a notorious gang on a murderous crime spree covering five states. Man, Moment, Machine: Hunting Bonnie and Clyde; which details their ruthless journey to become one of the most romanticized criminals of all time.
Clear History
Ten years ago, Nathan was the successful head of marketing for a start-up electric car company. A disagreement with his boss led Nathan to walk away and sell his stock. Soon after, the company became wildly successful, humiliating Nathan who fled into exile. A decade later, Nathan lives a simple life on Martha's Vineyard and goes by the alias 'Rolly DeVore'. But when his old boss shows up, Nathan/Rolly vows to drive him off the island before his true identity is uncovered.
Computer Chess
Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers thirty-some years ago, return to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs. Get to know the eccentric geniuses possessed of the vision to teach a metal box to defeat man, literally, at his own game, laying the groundwork for artificial intelligence now and in the future.
Deceptive Practice - the mysteries and mentors of Ricky Jay
Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor, as well as a performer who regularly provokes astonishment from even the most jaded audiences. Trace Jay's achievements and influences, from his apprenticeship at age 4 with his grandfather, to such now-forgotten legends as Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini and his primary mentors, Dai Vernon and Charlie Miller. Featuring rare footage from his 1970s TV appearances, this is a remarkable journey inside the secretive world of magic.
Giant
Based on Edna Ferber's epic novel of a wealthy Texas cattle rancher who marries a strong-willed Virginia woman and the problems they encounter with politics and prejudices of the time. Bonus features include multiple documentaries.
Greatest Ears in Town: The Ardif Mardin Story
Grammy nominated film that chronicles the life and career of Arif Mardin, the man who produced more than 50 gold and platinum records and won twelve Grammys. Featuring interviews and/or studio footage with Willie Nelson, Carly Simon, Jewel, Daryl Hall, Phil Collins, Norah Jones, and many others, The Greatest Ears in Town is one of the most insightful, inspirational, and enjoyable documentaries about how hits are created.
Grown Ups 2
Lenny has decided to relocate his family back to the small town to have his kids grow up where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grownups are the ones learning lessons from their kids on a day notoriously full of surprises: the last day of school.
Hava Nagila
Hava Nagila is instantly recognizable and musical shorthand for anything Jewish. But as audiences will discover in the film, the song is much more than a tale of Jewish kitsch and bad bar mitzvah fashions. In its own believe-it-or-not way, it encapsulates the Jewish journey over the past 150 years. Featuring interviews from Hollywood actors and actresses; the film follows the song from Eastern Europe to Palestine and all the way to America.
Ice Road Truckers - complete season 7
Hugh Rowland is back, this time as the boss, with his own trucking company. Bound and determined to reclaim his crown as 'King of the Road' and take down well-established rival Polar Industries, he's confronted by an arsenal of heavy haulers, including Alex Debogorski and Lisa Kelly, who return to the ice roads with a goal and a grudge. With families to support, a no-nonsense work ethic and an against-all-odds determination, each trucker continues to race against the elements-and each other.
Law & Order: the 13th year
New DA Arthur Branch brings a new tough-as-nails methodology to the team that proves formidable against the wrongdoers who maim, mutilate, and murder their victims. But no one is invincible, and before the season is over, more than one of New York's finest will be personally impacted by crimes that rock the headlines.
Mad Men Season 6
Returning for its sixth season, Mad Men explores the glamorous and ego-driven 'golden age' of advertising in the late 1960's New York City. Don Draper and the rest of the cast continue to captivate as they deal with the aftereffects of adultery, divorce, a merger, and an ever changing social climate.
Magic City - The complete second season
Ike Evans risks everything in a life and death battle to rid his Miramar Playa Hotel of the mob and Ben 'The Butcher' Diamond. Ike's dangerous plan to defeat Ben takes Ike from Havana's glamorous casinos to dealings with a new devil. Ike's wife Vera gets a second chance at her former dancing glory, while sons Stevie and Danny drift farther from Ike. Changes in Castro's Cuba ripple to the shores of Miami Beach, and a new world order begins to tear the Evans family apart.
Mickey's Christmas Carol
Make the season merry as Mickey, Goofy, Donald, and all their pals star in a heartwarming retelling of Dickens' unforgettable holiday tale. Ebenezer Scrooge (Scrooge McDuck) is far too greedy to understand that Christmas is a time for kindness and generosity. But with the guidance of some wise ghosts (Goofy and Jiminy Cricket) and a bunch of newfound friends, Scrooge learns to embrace the spirit of the season.
Monster High: 13 wishes
It's a new school year at Monster High, and the little sister of Clawdeen Wolf, Howleen, is determined to be more fangtastic than ever. Her dream of popularity turns out to be easier than anyone imagined when she stumbles upon a genie named Gigi Grant who grants her not three, but thirteen wishes. The ghouls quickly learn to be scareful what you wish for, because each wish comes with a dark side, and soon the student disem-body of Monster High is turned upside-down.
Nazi Megaweapons
In the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. Nazi Mega Weapons follows a group of experts on a dark journey through Europe's mountains, forests and beaches to uncover engineering secrets that have lain hidden for decades and the stories of the men that designed them.
Parkland
November 22, 1963 is a day that changed the world forever when beloved American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Parkland is the true story behind that tragic day, told from the vantage point of individuals who are forced to make split-second decisions after this incomprehensible event that will change the world's landscape forever.
The Purge
In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual twelve-hour period in which any and all criminal activity, including murder, becomes legal. On this night plagued by violence and an epidemic of crime, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking.
Renoir
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his side is Andree, a young woman who rejuvenates, enchants, and inspires both father and son. RENOIR locates a fascinating moment of change, with one century's way of thinking giving way to the next.
UFC 163 - Aldo vs Korean Zombie
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo continues his streak of superfights in the main event of UFC 163. He returns to fight in his native Brazil against 'The Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung in one of the most anticipated battles of 2013. Plus, former light-heavyweight champion Lyoto 'The Dragon' Machida faces off against Phil 'Mr. Wonderful' Davis.
Under the Dome
The small town of Chester's Mill is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by a massive transparent barrier. The epic story of a town in peril unfolds as the residents struggle to maintain control and ultimately figure out the truth about the dome.
White House Down
Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.
WWE - Battleground 2013
WWE Superstars from Raw and SmackDown push themselves harder than ever before at Over the Limit 2013.
Zetman - The complete series
Jin and Kouga may come from very different walks of life, but both boys are searching for the real meaning of justice and what it means to be a hero! Jin may be poor, but he lives a happy life with his grandfather, until the day tragedy strikes and changes his life forever. Kouga, born into a wealthy family, is in line to inherit his family's power and fortune. But what is true strength? What does it really mean to be human?
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Monsters University with 1102 requests.

Family Tree had 46 requests,
WWE Money in the bank anthology had 33 requests,
Cook's Country Season 6 had 22 requests,
Out in the dark had 15 requests,
Amores Verdaderos had 13 requests, and
War of the Worlds had 12 requests.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 26 October 2013 through Friday 1 November 2013:
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    Saturday 10/26/2013:
Sahara West Library: Indoor Boot Camp with Judy Paris
Sahara West Library For Teens: Teen Digital Media Camp
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Scrapbooking Workshop
Spring Valley Library For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Open Play
Whitney Library For Teens: Teen Games
Windmill Library: Saturday Movie Matinee - The Croods
Windmill Library: Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Contest
    Sunday 10/27/2013:
Las Vegas Library: Savvy Computer Classes: The Savvy User
Sahara West Library For Teens: Teen Digital Media Camp
Sunrise Library: Adult Halloween Movie Matinee - A Haunted House, and The Conjuring (or Mama)
Windmill Library: S.C.R.A.P.'E.M. (Scrapping, Cropping, and Preserving Every Memory)
    Monday 10/28/2013:
Clark County Library: Medicare Info Session & Open Enrollment
Enterprise Library: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Session  ***RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!***
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Spring Valley Library For Teens: Mutant Ooze!
    Tuesday 10/29/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Stop-Motion Movies from Ray Harryhausen - Jason and the Argonauts
Clark County Library: Nutrition Education Series
Clark County Library: Programa Ampliado de Educacion en Nutricion y alimentos (EFNEP)
Laughlin Library: Movie Matinee for Adults: After Earth
West Las Library For Teens: Teen Tuesdays - Felties!
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 10/30/2013:
Clark County Library: An Evening with Catherine Coulter
Sahara West Library: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Session ***RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!*** 
    Thursday 10/31/2013:   HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
 Whitney Library: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Session ***RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!***
    Friday 11/1/2013:
The Library is OPEN, but there are no events listed

Monday, October 21, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 29 October 2013:

Amores Verdaderos
A passionate and bold novella with a modern take on forbidden love. In the glamorous yet superficial world of fashion, an impossible love develops between Victoria, a woman of high society, and Jose Angel, her bodyguard. Married to others, their love is forbidden, but too strong to ignore.
Cook's Country Season 6
Welcome again to the home of Cook's Country, a renovated 1806 farmhouse with a full working test kitchen, a live audience, and the odd neighbor who stops by with cooking problems that need immediate attention. Join host Christopher Kimball and the chefs from America's Test Kitchen as they turn their no-nonsense approach to cooking to the American repertoire, turning bad food into great food through careful testing. All thirteen episodes and 26 printable recipes included.
Family Tree
The story of the 30-year-old Tom Chadwick, an Englishman who has few roots, little family, and an unsure sense of his purpose in life. Tom inherits a mysterious box of belongings from a great-aunt he never met, triggering a passion to investigate his family lineage. As Tom's interest in genealogy grows, his life evolves in unexpected directions, as he uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters in the U.K. and the U.S., as well as a growing sense of who he is and who his real family is.
Monsters University
Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn't always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn't stand each other. Monsters University unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.
Out in the dark
As much a political and societal commentary as it is an original romantic story. Compelling and intimate, Michael Mayer's taut first feature follows a border-crossing relationship between an Israeli lawyer and an increasingly desperate Palestinian student. Nimer, an ambitious Palestinian student in the West Bank, dreams of a better life abroad.
War of the Worlds
What began as a broadcast performance of H.G. Wells's fantasy, The War of the Worlds, turned into one of the biggest mass hysteria events in U.S. history. American Experience examines the elements that together created this frenzy, including our longtime fascination with life on Mars; the emergence of radio as a powerful new medium; and the creative wunderkind Orson Welles, the twenty-three-year-old director of the drama and mischief-maker supreme.
WWE Money in the bank anthology
Features every Money in the Bank ladder match in WWE history from 2005 until now.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Internship with 1093 requests.

The Way, Way Back had 524 requests,
Only God Forgives had 436 requests,
The Conjuring had 412 requests,
Before Midnight had 288 requests,
Nikita - Complete 3rd season had 57 requests,
Necessary Evil - Villains of DC Comics had 34 requests, and
The Waiting Room had 14 requests.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 19 October 2013 through Friday 25 October 2013:
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    Saturday 10/19/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: Couponing 101
Centennial Hills Library For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh!
Enterprise Library: Couponing 101
Mesquite Library: Movie Matinee for Adults - Mama
Sahara West Library: Indoor Boot Camp with Judy Paris
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Book Chat Cafe
Summerlin Library For Teens: Universe in a Jar
Spring Valley Library For Teens: Zombify Yourself
Sunrise Library: Guitar Basics for Beginners
Sunrise Library For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament
Whitney Library For Teens: Universe in a Jar
West Las Vegas Library For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 10/20/2013:
Rainbow Library: Carlos Mongrut - Live In Concert
Sahara West Library: Exploring your family's history - genealogy series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Book Club
Sunrise Library: Children's Halloween Movie Marathon: Frankenwienie, Haunted Mansion, and Hotel Transylvania
    Monday 10/21/2013:
Mesquite Library: Word 2010 for Beginners - Class 3 of 3
Rainbow Library: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Session ***RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!***
Rainbow Library For Teens: Extreme Knitting
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance
Whitney Library: Adults and Seniors Online
Whitney Library: English as a Second Language Classes
    Tuesday 10/22/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Stop-Motion Movies from Ray Harryhausen - Mysterious Island
Clark County Library: Nutrition Education Series
Clark County Library: Programa Ampliado de Educacion en Nutricion y Alimentos (EFNEP)
Enterprise Library: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Session ***RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!***
Laughlin Library: Blood Drive
Laughlin Library: Movie Matinee for Adults: Iron Man 3
Sahara West Library: Nevada Watercolor Society Fall Membership Show - Artists' Reception
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 10/23/2013:
Clark County Library: Munch and Mingle for Non-Profits
Sahara West Library: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Session ***RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!***
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee - Monsters, Inc.
West Las Vegas Library: Seniors Fashion Show
    Thursday 10/24/2013:
Clark County Library: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Session ***RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!***
Clark County Library: Las Vegas Writes
Laughlin Library: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Session ***RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!***
Mesquite Library: Open Mic Fright Night
Rainbow Library For Teens: Catching Fire Screen Printing
West Charleston Library: Images for Two Guitars
Whitney Library For Teens: Teen Zombie Survival
    Friday 10/25/2013:
All Libraries CLOSED to observe Nevada Day

Monday, October 14, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 22 October 2013:

Before Midnight
We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
The Conjuring
The Conjuring tells the true story of Ed and Lorraine Warren, world renowned paranormal investigators, who were called to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful demonic entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most horrifying case of their lives.
The Internship
Trying to reboot their obsolete careers, old-school salesmen Billy and Nick talk their way into an internship program at the state-of-the-art Google campus, vying for a handful of spots among tech-savvy college students who are half their age and twice as smart. The competition is fiercely funny as Billy and Nick break all the rules in a hilarious quest to land their dream jobs.
Necessary Evil - Villains of DC Comics
Experience the icons that forged fear! A gritty look at the DC Comics super-villains and what drives them over the edge.
Nikita - Complete 3rd season
In a game-changing turnaround, Nikita, Michael and CIA analyst Ryan Fletcher are heading Division, and have been tasked by the U.S. president to clean up after the previous regime. With punk hacker Seymour hardwired to the cause, Alex in the fold, and Owen back from a Russian prison, the new team has all the tech, muscle and spy power they need to round up the Dirty Thirty, rogue assassins who remain at large around the globe.
Only God Forgives
Julian, an American fugitive from justice, runs a boxing club in Bangkok as a front for his drug business. His mother, the head of a vast criminal organization, arrives from the U.S. to collect the body of her favorite son, Billy, who has just been killed. Crazy with rage and thirsty for vengeance she demands the heads of the murderers from Julian. But first, Julian must confront Chang, a mysterious retired policeman who has resolved to scourge the corrupt underworld of brothels and fight clubs.
The Waiting Room
A character-driven documentary film that goes behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. Young victims of gun violence take their turn alongside artists and small business owners who lack insurance. The film weaves the stories of several patients-as well as the hospital staff charged with caring for them-as they cope with the complexity of the nation's public health care system, while dealing with a national recession.
The Way, Way Back
While fourteen year old Duncan is being dragged on a family trip with his mom and her overbearing boyfriend, he finds a gregarious friend at a local water park. The two form a powerful bond as Duncan learns to swim through the challenges of life, love, family and friendship, resulting in a vacation he'll never forget.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Heat with 1165 requests.

Pacific Rim had 684 requests,
The Colony had 245 requests,
Maniac had 139 requests,
Vikings - Season 1 had 122 requests,
Kung Fu Panda Legends of Awesomeness - The Scorpion Sting had 116 requests,
Monsters vs Aliens: Cloning Around had 115 requests,
Kevin Hart - Let me explain had 102 requests,
Shrek - The Musical had 98 requests,
Star Wars - the clone wars - Season five had 60 requests,
A Hijacking had 55 requests,
WWE Night of Champions 2013 had 54 requests,
Gravity Falls - Six strange tales had 52 requests,
Anger Management - Volume 2 had 42 requests,
Treasures of New York had 38 requests,
Hart of Dixie: The complete second season had 33 requests,
Drug War had 31 requests,
Kathy Smith - Tummy Trimmers had 25 requests,
Counting Cars - Season 2, Volume 1 had 24 requests,
The Smurfs - Smurftastic Journey had 19 requests,
Ultimate Animal Countdown had 19 requests, and
Is school enough? had 18 requests,
Ultimate Survival Alaska had 18 requests,
Superheroes: A Never-ending Battle had 17 requests,
Flowers for Fannie had 17 requests,
Last Will & Testament had 16 requests,
Brains on trial with Alan Alda had 15 requests,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Rise of the Turtles had 12 requests,
The March had 1 request.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 12 October 2013 through Friday 18 October 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 10/12/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") Information Session
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Iron Man 3
Sahara West Library: Embracing Hispanic American Heritage - with Carlos Mongrut
Sahara West Library: 2013 Indoor Boot Camp with Judy Paris
Summerlin Library: Summerlin Library Readers' and Writers' Corner - How To Build a Story: What If? And Then!
Spring Valley Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Sunrise Library For Teens: Universe in a Jar
West Charleston Library: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Brain Center - Caregiver Support Lecture
West Charleston Library: Introduction to acupuncture and traditional oriental medicine
Whitney Library For Teens: Teen Crafts
Windmill Library: Saturday Movie Matinee - Iron Man 3
    Sunday 10/13/2013:
Clark County Library: Nevada Chamber Symphony's Music with a Classic Touch
Clark County Library For Teens: Seek the Unknown - Scavenger Hunt
Rainbow Library For Teens: Seek the Unknown - Teen Movie Matinee
Rainbow Library For Teens: Teen Read Week - Spirit Week
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for amateurs
Whitney Library For Teens: Teen Read Week - Facebook Contest
Whitney Library: Whitney Movie and Discussion Club - Smoke Signals
    Monday 10/14/2013:
Clark County Library: Fall Blood Drive - American Red Cross
Las Vegas Library For Teens: Universe in a Jar
Mesquite Library For Teens: Star Wars: Light Saber Papercraft
Mesquite Library: Word 2010 for Beginners - Class 2 of 3
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Summerlin Library: Monday "Funday" after school movie matinee - ET the Extra Terrestrial
Spring Valley Library For Teens: Anime Club
    Tuesday 10/15/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Stop-Motion Movies from Ray Harryhausen - The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad
Clark County Library: Nutrition Education Series
Clark County Library: Programa Ampliado de Educacion en Nutricion y Alimentos (EFNEP)
Clark County Library: Social Media for the non-profit organization
Enterprise Library: Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") Enrollment Session - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!
Laughlin Library: Movie Matinee for Adults - Bless Me Ultima
Laughlin Library: Introduction to Crafts and Drawing
Sahara West Library For Teens: Universe in a jar
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
West Las Vegas Library For Teens: Universe in a jar
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 10/16/2013:
Mesquite Library For Teens: Universe in a jar
Sahara West Library: Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") Enrollment Session - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!
Whitney Library: Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") Enrollment Session - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!
    Thursday 10/17/2013:
Clark County Library: Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") Enrollment Session - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!
Clark County Library: An Evening with Rachel Gibson and Jennifer Bernard: Writing Romance, and the Allure of Men In Uniform!
Enterprise Library For Teens: Teen Book Club: The Unknown Edition
Meadows Library For Teens: UFO Frisbee Mania
Rainbow Library: Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") Enrollment Session - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!
West Charleston Library: Healthy Reads CANCELLED
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series - Health Care Directives
West Charleston Library For Teens: Star Gazing: Constellations 101
West Las Vegas Library: 4th Annual Coaltion of Black Trade Unionists: Apprenticeship and Job Fair 2013
    Friday 10/18/2013:
Clark County Library For Teens: Universe in a jar
Centennial Hills Library: Catching Fire - Discussion and t-shirts
Mesquite Library For Teens: Glow in the dark bracelets
Rainbow Library For Teens: Doctor Who Sonic Screwdrivers

Monday, October 7, 2013

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 15 October 2013:

Anger Management - Volume 2
Follows Charlie Goodman, a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. He has a successful private practice, holding sessions with his group of primary patient regulars each week, as well as performing pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison.
Brains on trial with Alan Alda
Takes a fictitious crime and builds from it a gripping courtroom drama. The trial takes us into the brains of the major participants-defendant, witnesses, jurors, judge-while Alan Alda visits the laboratories of some dozen neuroscientists exploring how brains work when they become entangled with the law. The research raises the controversial question: How does our ability to peer into people's minds and decode their thoughts and feelings affect trials like the one we are watching in the future?
The Colony
A savage and unrelenting thriller about mankind's greatest enemy: himself. As an endless winter engulfs Earth, humans struggle to survive in remote underground outposts. When Colony 7 receives a distress call from a nearby settlement, Sam and Briggs race through the snow on a dangerous rescue mission. What they find at the desolate base could mean mankind's salvation-or its total annihilation. Terrifying discoveries will unfold that will change the rules of survival forever.
Counting Cars - Season 2, Volume 1
Get in the front seat with HISTORY Channels addicting, real-life, hit series. Viewers will once again roll into Sin City to bet on vintage wheels with the legendary 'The Count', the man with an insatiable appetite for classic cars. No matter whom, when or where, if someone has it and he wants it, he'll deal out the cold, hard cash to buy it, restore it and flip it.
Drug War
Manufacturing just 50 grams of meth in China will earn you a death sentence. Timmy Choi just got caught making tons. Now he's in the custody of Captain Zhang, and has one chance to avoid execution - turn informant and help the cops bring down the powerful cartel he's been cooking for. Over the next 72 sleepless hours, the sting spins out of control, the line between duty and recklessness is blurred, and it becomes unclear who actually has the upper hand.
Flowers for Fannie
Fannie Fairchild is old and quite rude with the people in her life, and is having trouble trying to hire someone to keep flowers on her grave when she is gone. Young Louise comes along to care for Fannie in her old age. Will Fannie accept love from Louise, or continue the lonely life she's lived all these years?
Gravity Falls - Six strange tales
Join twelve year-old twins Dipper and Mabel Pines as they explore the oddest spot on the map. Shipped off to spend the summer with their gruff Great Uncle ('Grunkle') Stan ? who runs the tacky tourist trap, 'Mystery Shack', the kids uncover mysterious surprises, unsurpassed silliness, and supernatural shenanigans lurking around every corner of the deceptively sleepy little town.
Hart of Dixie: The complete second season
Continuation of Rachel Bilson's fish-out-of-water adventures in small-town BlueBell, Alabama. As her culture shock continues to fade, Manhattan native Dr. Zoe Hart begins to see that she may belong in this small town more than originally imagined possible.
The Heat
Uptight FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn and foul-mouthed Boston cop Shannon Mullins couldn't be more incompatible. But when they join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: buddies.
A Hijacking
The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked and taken hostage by Somali pirates. The pirates pick the ship's cook as interpreter, to engage in escalating negotiations and ransom demands with their company CEO and authorities.
Is school enough?
Documents vivid examples of where new modes of self-directed learning are taking hold and flourishing. Powerful stories show that when students have the opportunity to explore their own interests and challenges, they step up and perform at the highest level.
Kathy Smith - Tummy Trimmers
Five workouts to beat the bulge! Kathy Smith's Tummy Trimmers workout will tone and tighten abdominals like never before using the latest techniques to target belly fat and banish the bulge. Tummy Trimmers includes five different ten-minute ab workouts that can be mixed and matched to meet individual needs. With five cutting-edge methods to train the core, viewers will never get bored or plateau. They'll simply have sensational abs!
Kevin Hart - Let me explain
Kevin Hart, one of today's most successful comedians, delivers a hysterically funny performance in this record-breaking, sold-out, live performance from Madison Square Garden.
Kung Fu Panda Legends of Awesomeness - The Scorpion Sting
Get ready for more high-kicking action and fur-flying fun in this awesome animated TV series based on the hit movie Kung Fu Panda. Always ready to fight for what's right, Po and the furious five face exotic dangers at every turn, including a pair of magic shoes with an evil 'sole,' and Scorpion, one of the sharpest villains in all the land.
Last Will & Testament
It's the greatest literary mystery of all time: Who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Although the official story of a Stratford merchant writing for the London box office has held sway for centuries, questions over the authorship of the plays and poems persists. Derek Jacobi leads an impressive cast featuring Vanessa Redgrave and Mark Rylance on a quest to uncover the truth behind the world's most elusive author, and discovers a forgotten nobleman whose story could rewrite history.
Maniac
Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt. Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank's obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill.
The March
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963 was to become one of the most important moments in contemporary history. It was when one of the world's greatest leaders spoke, carrying the hopes and dreams of millions of disenfranchised American People. This documentary recounts the events when 250,000 people came together to form the largest demonstration the young American democracy had ever seen.
Monsters vs Aliens: Cloning Around
Get ready for a world of hilarious monster mischief and alien antics in this all-newanimated TV series inspired by DreamWorks Animation's ginormous hit movie Monsters vs. Aliens. Join team leader Susan, muscle-bound Link, ingenious Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D., and B.O.B., the gelatinous blob, as the residents of the government containment area embark on fun-filled adventures under the not-too-watchful eye of General Monger.
Pacific Rim
When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes: a washed-up former pilot and an untested trainee, who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.
Shrek - The Musical
The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in Shrek The Musical, the highly acclaimed Broadway production based on the smash-hit movie. Featuring a fantastic score of seventeen all-new songs, along with unforgettable characters and outrageous humor, it's ogre-sized fun for the whole family.
The Smurfs - Smurftastic Journey
That beloved blue bunch is back for more Smurftacular adventures! Join Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Dreamy Smurf and the rest of everyone's favorite tiny creatures as they go on one exciting expedition after another. Smurf's up as they travel over water, land, and even by magic whistle while trying to stay out of reach of the wizard, Gargamel and his cruel cat, Azrael. This is a classic collection the whole family will love.
Sart Wars - the clone wars - Season five
The valiant Jedi Knights and clone troopers defend exotic planets from enemy forces. They wage war underwater, battle across a night-shrouded world. The final 23 episodes.
Superheroes: A Never-ending Battle
Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation of a multi-billion-dollar industry.
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, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo-as they face enemies more dangerous, and taste pizza more delicious, than anything they could have imagined!
Treasures of New York
Take a tour of the Big Apple and discover some of the city's premier cultural establishments. Featuring hidden gems as well as popular destinations, from The Botanical Gardens to the Park Avenue Armory, explores the architectural and cultural significance of these classic landmarks.
Ultimate Animal Countdown
From the Great White shark, which can consume twenty pounds of flesh in just one bite, to the tiny fire ant with its poisonous venom, here is a countdown of nature's deadliest, most sophisticated killing machines.
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Dropped in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness, with only their raw, mountain-man ingenuity, eight men are about to take the ultimate test of survival in Arctic conditions. They'll navigate through treacherous glaciated river valleys, barren ridgelines, and high mountain peaks, battling hunger, hostile predators, and perilous weather conditions on the way. It's an epic competition where the only prize is survival.
Vikings - Season 1
Journey into a thrilling ancient world in this epic new series about history's bravest and most brutally fearsome warriors; Vikings. Ragnar, a would-be Viking chieftain, longs to fulfill his destiny as an explorer and conqueror, alongside his ambitious brother Rollo and loyal wife Lagertha. But as Ragnar leads daring raids in distant realms across the ocean, treacherous forces in his Norse homeland conspire against him.
WWE Night of Champions 2013
It's the one night when every championship in WWE is defended. Those who hold the WWE, World Heavyweight, Intercontinental, United States, Divas, and WWE Tag Team Championships must all put their titles on the line against a hungry line up of challengers.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is After Earth with 962 requests.

Much Ado about Nothing had 266 requests,
American Horror Story: Season 2 had 260 requests,
Bones: Season 8 had 140 requests,
White Collar - Season 4 had 104 requests,
Marvel's Avengers Assemble - Assembly Required had 75 requests,
Psych - The complete 7th season had 75 requests,
Alaska: The Last Frontier had 48 requests,
We Steal Secrets: The story of Wikileakshad 41 requests,
WWE Goldberg - The ultimate collection had 37 requests,
Bratz - Go to Paris had 27 requests,
UFC 162 - Silva vs Weidman had 27 requests,
The Middle - The complete 3rd Season had 25 requests,
Midnight's Children had 20 requests,
St. Louis Cardinals Championship Collection had 5 requests, and
Tigers' Hometown Heroics had 2 requests.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 5 October 2013 through Friday 11 October 2013:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)

    Saturday 10/5/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: TV as it used to be CANCELLED
Las Vegas Library: Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") Information Session
Mesquite Library: Movie Matinee for Adults - Olympus Has Fallen
Mesquite Library: Decorate for the holidays
Sahara West Library: October Blood Drive
Sahara West Library: 2013 Indoor Boot Camp with Judy Paris
Summerlin Library: Library Online Catalog: Databases A-Z
West Charleston Library: Predictive Astrology - Uranus
West Las Vegas Library: Capture the past, preserve the future CANCELLED
    Sunday 10/6/2013:
Clark County Library: An Afternoon with the Las Vegas Brass Band
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101 (MUST attend this class!)
Sahara West Library: Parenting using the Nurtured Heart Technique
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Sunrise Library: Sunday Movie Matinee: The Croods
West Charleston Library: Intimacy and Sexuality throughout the life span
Whitney Library: Carlos Mongrut - Live In Concert
    Monday 10/7/2013:
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Mesquite Library: Word 2010 for Beginners (class 1 of 3)
RainbowLibrary For Teens: Extreme Knitting
    Tuesday 10/8/2013:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Stop-Motion Movies from Ray Harryhausen - Earth vs the Flying Saucers
Clark County Library: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health - Free Educational Programs for Caregivers
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
Laughlin Library: Movie Matinee for Adults - Now You See Me
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 10/9/2013:
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Concert Series: UNLV Jazz Ensembles
Summerlin Library: Lunchtime Movie Matinee - 101 Dalmations
Windmill Library: Healthier Living Workshop CANCELLED
    Thursday 10/10/2013:
Clark County Library: Banff Mountain Film Festival's Radical Reels
Enterprise Library For Teens: Learn to DJ
    Friday 10/11/2013:
Clark County Library: ¡Viva el Mariachi! A concert in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Rainbow Library For Teens: Club Otaku
Sahara West Library - In the Art Gallery: Canon 21 - Artist's Reception