Monday, June 30, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

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

Day of Days: June 66, 1944 - American Soldiers Remember D-Day
Commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landing by bringing together American D-Day veterans to share their experiences from that fateful day, with their testimony yielding long-buried and often painful, vivid memories. They recount their transformations from boys to men, reveal their uneasiness with the term 'hero,' and grapple with why they survived when so many others did not.
D-Day 360
Brings D-Day back to its raw data to reveal how the odds of victory, in the greatest gamble of World War II, swung on what happened over a five-hour period on a five mile stretch of French coastline. Data gathered though forensic laser scanning, 3D computer modeling, and eye-witness accounts bring the battlefield to life as never before.
D-Day's Sunken Secrets
On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. Now, NOVA has exclusive access to the first complete survey of the seabed bordering the legendary beachheads. D-Day's Sunken Secrets unfolds an account of the tumultuous events and reveals how the Allies' intricate planning and advanced technology was vital to the ambitious and risky military operation.
Dr. Who Series Three, Part Two
The Tenth Doctor and his companion Martha Jones travel across space and time in another set of thrilling adventures. Along the way, Carey Mulligan guest stars in the episode that introduces the terrifying Weeping Angels, Torchwood's Captain Jack takes the Doctor and Martha on a trip to the end of the Universe, and in the thrilling two-part series three finale, the Master hatches a plan to enslave the entire population of the Earth and only Martha Jones has the ability to save all of humankind.
Don Peyote
Warren Allman is an unemployed stoner who finally finds a purpose in life after an unpleasant encounter with a homeless man preaching the end is near. Fueled by vivid apocalyptic dreams, Allman becomes obsessed with 2012 doomsday theories and decides to make a documentary on the subject while his fiance is busy planning their wedding.
Endeavour Series 2
The continuing stories of rookie Constable Morse.
Kid Cannabis
Amazing true story of an eighteen year old high school dropout in Idaho who traffics high end pot from Canada and makes millions. Now the feds are on his trail.
Le Week-End
Long-married British couple Nick and Meg are revisiting Paris for the first time since their honeymoon in an attempt to rekindle their relationship. Diffident, wistful Nick and demanding, take-charge Meg careen from harmony to disharmony as they take stock of half a lifetime of deep tenderness, and even deeper regret. An invitation from Nick's old friend Morgan, an amusingly eccentric American academic, soon leads them to a hopeful vision of what their marriage might still become.
Locked Up in America: Solitary Nation and Prison State
For decades, the United States has been fixated on incarceration, building prisons and locking up more and more people. But at what cost, and has it really made a difference? FRONTLINE goes to the epicenter of the raging debate about incarceration in America, focusing on the controversial practice of solitary confinement and on new efforts to reduce the prison population, as officials are rethinking what to do with criminals.
Fourteen-year-old Laura Dekker set out, camera in hand, on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. In the wake of a year-long battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global storm of media scrutiny, Laura now finds herself far from land, family, and unwanted attention, exploring the world in search of freedom, adventure, and distant dreams of her early youth at sea.
During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct the government to transfer $150 million into an off-shore account. Until he secures the money, a passenger on his flight will be killed every twenty minutes.
The Raid 2
Formidable though they may have been, Rama's opponents in that fateful building were nothing more than small fish swimming in a pond much larger than he ever dreamed possible. And his triumph over the small fry has attracted the attention of the predators farther up the food chain. His family at risk, Rama has only one choice to protect his infant son and wife. He must go undercover to enter the criminal underworld himself.
The Soul Man - Season 1
Boyce 'The Voice' Ballantine was an R&B star living the life, until he got 'the calling' to become a preacher. Relocating from Las Vegas to St. Louis with his family, Reverend Boyce and his family have to get used to some changes. Not quite ready to give up their superstar lifestyles, wife Lolli and daughter Lyric have some trouble settling down.
Stage Fright
A dark, horror/comedy/musical about a performing arts camp that is terrorized by a bloodthirsty killer who despises musical theatre just as the Seasonal Grand Performance is about to begin.
Time Scanners - St. Paul's Cathedral
Structural engineer Steve Burrows takes his team of laser-scanning experts to London’s St Paul’s Cathedral to gain new insight into this iconic architectural masterpiece.
Tells the comedic story of ageing partners Freddie and Stuart, two men who have lived together in their Covent Garden flat for nearly 50 years. Freddie was a budding actor and Stuart worked in a bar when they first met, but their careers are pretty much over and their lives now consist of entertaining their frequent guests, making sure that their aged dog Balthazar is still breathing, and hurling caustic insults at each other.
Following their success with Manufactured Landscapes, photographer Edward Burtynsky and filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal reunite to explore the ways in which humanity has shaped, manipulated and depleted one of its most vital and compromised resources: water.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Lone Survivor with 1039 requests.

Helix: The Complete First Season had 88 requests,
WWE Payback 2014 had 32 requests,
Wild Hawaii had 25 requests,
The Unknown Known had 19 requests,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Good, the Bad, the Casey Jones had 15 requests,
Vinyl had 14 requests,
Cool Spaces had 12 requests,
Time Scanners: Egyptian Pyramids had 10 requests,
Magnum PI - Complete 6th Season had 6 requests, and
Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America had 5 requests.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 28 June 2014 through Friday 4 July 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 6/28/2014:
Centennial Hills Library: Summer Blood Drive with United Blood Services
Rainbow Library: Free Ultrasound Heart Screenings
Summerlin Library: Scrapbook Workshop
Summerlin Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Sunrise Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
West Las Vegas Library: Youth Performance: Unashamed
Windmill Library: The Lego Movie
    Sunday 6/29/2014:
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search Online!
Windmill Library: Southwest Scrapbooking
    Monday 6/30/2014:
The libraries are OPEN, but there are no events listed.
    Tuesday 7/1/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Happy Birthday Billy Jean - There's No Business like Show Business
Clark County Library: For Teens: Teen Tuesday
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Book Club
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Teen Book Club
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness

Wednesday 7/2/2014:
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Frozen
    Thursday 7/3/2014:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Thursday
Sahara West Library: Discovering Italy: Damanhur
    Friday 7/4/2014:
ALL LIBRARIES CLOSED. Happy Independence Day!

Monday, June 23, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

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

Cool Spaces
Features some of the 21st century's most provocative and innovative public space architecture in North America. Each hour-long episode is organized around a central building typology theme, such as Performance Spaces or Art Spaces, and profiles three buildings.
Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America
A biography of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life. He made enormous contributions to the American landscape, a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life. Olmsted's efforts to preserve nature created an 'environmental ethic' decades before the environmental movement became a force in American politics.
Helix: The Complete First Season
A thriller about a team of scientists thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation after being deployed to the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be a disease outbreak.
Lone Survivor
The story of four Navy SEALs sent on an ill-fated covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative. They are ambushed by enemy forces in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan.
Magnum PI - Complete 6th Season
Magnum is the Hawaiian private investigator with a knack for solving crime and attracting the ladies. Join Higgins, T.C., and Rick as they help Magnum in such captivating adventures as tracking down international assassins, catching an elusive cat burglar, and wrangling up vicious cattle rustlers.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Good, the Bad, the Casey Jones
Casey Jones steps up and takes on pure evil. Meanwhile, the Turtles learn a shocking secret about April's past, and come face-to-face with another mutant turtle called Slash, a fungus mutant spreading through the sewers, a rewired Metalhead, and the Rat King!
Time Scanners: Egyptian Pyramids
Follow Steve Burrows and the Time Scanners team as they travel to Egypt. Using groundbreaking laser technology to scan the pyramids, they find out how these buildings evolved from simple mud-brick structures to some of the most impressive buildings in the world, and reveal secrets previously unknown.
The Unknown Known
Former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discusses his career in Washington, D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
After a booze-fueled jam session, Johnny Jones and his old bandmates from the once revered Weapons of Happiness come up with a great new pop punk single. The problem is that no one is interested in re-signing a bunch of aging rock stars. But Johnny's not one to quit easily. And he has a plan that will reveal the sham that the music industry has become.
Wild Hawaii
From its hot molten core to the mega sized waves battering its coast, Hawaii is an untamed and very wild bit of paradise that continues to transform itself and challenge expectations.
WWE Payback 2014
Following the excitement of the inaugural edition of Payback in 2013, get ready for more action-packed matches in the second ever Payback, coming again from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Enemy with 518  requests.

Rise of an Empire had 490 requests,
Endless Love had 459 requests,
Winter's Tale had 438 requests, 
Repentance had 349 requests,
Blood Ties had 138 requests,
Orphan Black - Season 2 had 132 requests,
Rob the Mob had 129 requests,
Masters of Sex had 112 requests,
The Bridge - The Complete First Season had 88 requests,
Witches of East End - Season 01 had 69 requests,
Brain Games, Season 3 had 51 requests,
Woman in White had 43 requests,
Hard Day's Night had 38 requests,
Elaine Stritch: Shoot me had 36 requests,
Escape from Nazi Death Camp had 29 requests,
Secrets of London Underground had 27 requests, 
Faust had 26 requests, 
Escape from Nazi Alcatraz had 24 requests,
NYPD Blue Season 6 had 23 requests,
$ellebrity had 21 requests, 
Fracknation had 15 requests,
What Richard Did had 12 requests,
Freedom Summer had 10 requests,
Chef, Actor, Scoundrel had 7 requests,
Comedy Bang! Bang! Season 2 had 3 requests, and
NASA's Mars Rovers: Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity, Running for Jim and What's Up, NASA? 6.2014 Edition each had 0 requests,

Friday, June 20, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 21 June 2014 through Friday 27 June 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 6/21/2014:
Clark County Library: Super Summer Book Sale
Spring Valley Library: Blood Drive with United Blood Services
West Charleston Library: Film - DOCTORED!
West Las Vegas Library: Meet the Author: Natalie Baszile
West Las Vegas Library: For teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 6/22/2014:
Clark County Library: Computers 101: Intro to Computers
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
    Monday 6/23/2014:
Clark County Library: Medicare Information Session
Sahara West Library: Longevitology
    Tuesday 6/24/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Happy Birthday Norma Jeane - River of No Returns
Clark County Library: For Teens: Teen Tuesday
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Lichtenstein Art
West Charleston Library: Medicare Information Session
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 6/25/2014:
Clark County Library: Munch & Mingle for Non-Profits
Las Vegas Library:  For Teens: Magnetic Poetry
Mesquite Library: French Film Discussion Group
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Home on the Range
West Charleston Library: PC Computer Class - Beyond the Basics
    Thursday 6/26/2014:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: Teen Zone Lockdown
Summerlin Library: Downloading eMedia to a tablet or smart phone
Summerlin Library:  In the Gallery: Polymer Clay Expressions - Artist's Reception
    Friday 6/27/2014:
Laughlin Library: Adult Matinee: Lone Survivor
Rainbow Library: For Teens:  Club Otaku
Windmill Library: eMedia Downloading 101

Monday, June 16, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

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

Renowned rock photographer Kevin Mazur has pulled together an impressive team for his first feature-length documentary about the changing face of celebrity and the many ways that the media has conveyed, defined, and even demeaned what it means to be famous today. Taking a historical ride through the early days of Hollywood and the rise of the paparazzi, it explores how fame has changed from the highly structured studio system to the current free-for-all press and paparazzi frenzy.
Blood Ties
New York, 1974: Chris is released from prison. Reluctantly waiting for him on the outside is his younger brother Frank, a cop with an aspiring future. After trying to stay on the straight path without any success, Chris inevitably descends back into a life of crime and puts Frank in a tough predicament. Should he cover for his brother and salvage the only family he has? Or should he do the right thing and risk destroying everything he loves?
Brain Games, Season 3
Returns for a third season of interactive experiments that test how easily the brain can be fooled, uncovering the surprising nature of how we process information, feel emotions, and perceive the world around us. Host and wonder junkie Jason Silva and Deception specialist Apollo Robbins explore a world where time slows down, reality is an illusion and things aren't always as they seem, the human brain.
The Bridge - The Complete First Season
When a murder victim is discovered on the bridge connecting El Paso and Juarez, detective Sonya Cross must work with her Mexican counterpart, Marco Ruiz, to catch a serial killer terrorizing both sides of the border. But their investigation will uncover shocking secrets and relentless danger that neither of them could possibly have imagined.
Chef, Actor, Scoundrel
During Second Sino-Japanese War, China suffered from cholera outbreak because Japanese uses it as a biological weapon. Four Chinese agents capture a Japanese scientist and his bodyguard and interrogate them by Chinese opera in order to get the vaccine formula.
Elaine Stritch: Shoot me
A ferocious, funny, and poignant portrait of the one-of-a-kind Broadway legend still belting out Sondheim numbers at age 87, the documentary tribute showcases the brash, uncompromising Tony and Emmy winner both on stage and off. The film captures her immeasurable charm, acerbic wit, and impressive accomplishments with candid footage and interviews with friends and collaborators, including Sondheim, Tina Fey, and Nathan Lane.
Endless Love
A privileged girl and a charismatic boy share an instant desire that sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Adam Bell, a glum, disheveled history professor who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double; a bit-part actor named Anthony St. Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined.
Escape from Nazi Alcatraz
Colditz Castle, a notorious prisoner of war camp in Nazi Germany, was supposed to be escape-proof. But at the end of World War II, a group of British officers dreamt up the ultimate escape plan: a two-man glider made out of bed sheets and floorboards. Now a crack team of engineers and carpenters rebuild the glider in the same attic using the same materials to find out if the legendary glider plan would have succeeded.
Escape from Nazi Death Camp
The secret Nazi death camp at Sobibor was created solely for the mass extermination of Jews. But on October 14, 1943, in the biggest and most successful prison revolt of the Second World War, the inmates fought back. This is the story of their great escape.
Journalist Phelim McAleer searches for the truth about fracking, a controversial method of extracting oil and natural gas from the land. Interviewing scientists and individuals directly affected by fracking, McAleer uncovers facts suppressed by environmental activists and ignored by the media, revealing exaggerations and misrepresentations of anti-fracking activists.
Freedom Summer
In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over ten memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation's most segregated states, even in the face of intimidation, physical violence, and death.
Hard Day's Night
Captures all the fun, excitement, and unforgettable music of John, Paul, George, and Ringo at the height of Beatlemania. The Beatles perform their songs and look for adventure, all while avoiding hordes of screaming fans.
Masters of Sex
Chronicles the lives of sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Masters, a successful OB/GYN, is conducting a secret study of human sexuality. Soon, he meets Virginia Johnson, a former nightclub singer who is now part of the hospital secretarial staff. He enlists her help with his study, and she quickly proves to be an asset to Masters' work. Together, they delve deeper than anyone before them into the science of sex and later become participants in their own research.
NASA's Mars Rovers: Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity
NASA's Rover program has brought together some of the greatest engineers and innovators to realize the goal of designing, building, launching and landing a research vehicle on Mars. Witness the incredible obstacles that needed to be overcome and the amazing technological achievements realized. Learn about the three Rovers to date: Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity, detailing the important missions of each and the exciting discoveries that bring us a deeper understanding of the red planet.
NYPD Blue Season 6
The groundbreaking and award winning cop series returns with more gritty drama and frenzied New York City action at the fifteeth precinct. Season six introduces Danny Sorenson transferring from narcotics to join Sipowitz and Simone in the fifteeth precinct. Meanwhile Medavoy, Martinez try to unravel mis-matching information and family murders that leave the officers dumbfounded.
Orphan Black - Season 2
Season two hits the ground running with Sarah in a desperate race to find her missing daughter Kira. Her scorched earth tactics spark a war with pro-clone Rachel, dividing and imperiling all the clones. As Sarah discovers more about her past, mysterious newcomers appear. But can they be trusted?
Angel Sanchez is a disturbed man fixated on the tragic death of his mother. Seemingly intent on finding inner peace, Sanchez seeks out Tommy Carter, a successful local author/spiritual advisor. Unaware of his client's true intent, Carter agrees to help the man rebuild his shattered life. But when Sanchez reveals his true intentions, the life coach must do everything in his power to stay alive in this taut, psychological thriller.
Rise of an Empire
Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. He's pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
Rob the Mob
A thrilling and poignant crime-thriller about two lovers whose daring heists of Mafia social clubs result in a discovery that could forever change the face of organized crime in America. The film is based on the true story of Thomas and Rosemarie Uva.
Running for Jim
Chronicles the story of Jim Tracy, the deeply dedicated, brutally honest and tough-love coach of the San Francisco University High School cross-country team. Jim and his team gained international attention when sixteen year-old captain Holland Reynolds collapsed and crawled across the finish line at the 2010 California state championship race. Running for Jim explores how Jim, once a competitive runner, now faces the greatest challenge of his life: battling Lou Gehrig's disease.
Secrets of London Underground
On the surface, London is a buzzing, modern metropolis. But underneath lies a secret, hidden world, all but forgotten by the millions of people above. Secrets of Underground London uncovers 2000 years of subterranean history: a world of ancient caves and perfectly preserved Roman remains; mysterious rivers and gruesome plague pits; impenetrable vaults and top-secret bunkers.
What Richard Did
The world is bright and everything seems possible for Richard Karlsen, the golden boy of his privileged set of Dublin teens, until he does something that destroys it all and shatters the lives of the people closest to him.
What's Up, NASA? 6.2014 Edition
Get ready for exciting up-to-the-minute video of what's happening at NASA. Whether it be the latest launch, mission, or new discovery, this video brings it to you with incredible picture and sound! Each month, this video magazine will bring the thrill of space exploration to all!
Winter's Tale
Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, follow a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil.
Witches of East End - Season 01
Centers on the adventures of a mother and her two adult daughters, both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of witches, who lead seemingly quiet, uneventful modern day lives in Long Island's secluded seaside town of North Hampton. When one of the daughters becomes engaged to a young, wealthy newcomer, a series of events forces her mother to admit to her daughters they are, in fact, powerful and immortal witches.
Woman in White
Artist Walter Hartright arrives at Limmeridge House to instruct wealthy half-sisters Marian and Laura Fairlie. Their peaceful lives are marred by a strange woman dressed in white, who brings disturbing warnings to the family. When Laura announces her engagement to the dashing Sir Percival Glyde, it seems the darkness haunting them is lifting. But new dangers lurk closer than ever, and the only hope for averting disaster lies with the secret held by the woman in white.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Lego Movie with 840 requests.

Grand Budapest Hotel had 771 requests,
Joe had 385 requests,
House of Cards - The Complete Second Season had 368 requests,
13 Sins had 109 requests,
DCI Banks had 76 requests,
Zombie Apocalypse had 62 requests,
Live From Space had 57 requests,
Teen Wolf: Season 3 Part 2 had 56 requests,
The Good Witch's Gift had 49 requests,
UFC 171 - Hendricks vs Lawler had 37 requests,
The Attorney had 29 requests,
Pokemon Black & White: Rival Destinies Set 3 had 26 requests,
Power Rangers Megaforce: Ultra Defenders had 16 requests, 
Why Sharks Attack had 12 requests,
Devil's Knot had 5 requests,
American Pharaoh had 3 requests,
Scott & Bailey - Season One had 2 requests, 
Alexander's Lost World had 1 request,  and
James Thurber - the Life and Hard Times ,
Kathy Smith Latin Rhythm - Dance Low-Impact Workout for Beginners , and
The Rise of the Nazi Party each had 0 requests,

Friday, June 13, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 14 June 2014 through Friday 20 June 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 06/14/2014:
Clark County Library: A Journey through Latin America with Classical Guitar
Clark County Library: For Teens: Book Purses
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Dallas Buyers Club
Centennial Hills Library: Couponing 101
Sahara West Library: For Teens: TechArt Movie Workshop
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to your iPad, Tablet or Kindle Fire
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Super Mario Party and Pizza
Spring Valley Library: Spoken Word: Step up to the Mic!
Whitney Library: Sand Painting
Windmill Library: Film: The Monuments Men
    Sunday 06/15/2014:
Clark County Library: Computers 101: Intro to Computers
Sahara West Library: Exploring your Family's History - Genealogy Series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101 - Class 3 of 3
Sahara West Library: For Teens: TechArt Movie Workshop
Summerlin Library: A Journey through Latin America with Classical Guitar
Spring Valley Library: Book Club
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
    Monday 06/16/2014:
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Wearable Art for Teens
    Tuesday 06/17/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Happy Birthday Norma Jeane! - How to Marry a Millionaire
Clark County Library: Developing Non-Profit Organizations
Clark County Library: Teen Tuesday
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
West Charleston Library: In the Art Gallery: Las Vegas Artists Guild: Shades of Summer
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 06/18/2014:
Mesquite Library: Computer Basics
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: The Smurfs 2
West Charleston Library: Debt Collection Law for Consumers
    Thursday 06/19/2014:
Clark County Library: How to Start Your Own Business
Mesquite Library: Hands On Computer Lab
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Thursday
Spring Valley Library: Beginning eMail
    Friday 06/20/2014:
Mesquite Library: Genealogy Series
Rainbow Library: Free Heart Ultrasound Screenings

Monday, June 9, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

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

13 Sins
Elliot Brindle is a bright, meek salesman, drowning in debt, and desperate. He receives a phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show. In order to win $6.2 million, he must execute thirteen tasks. Elliot dismissively follows through with his first two instructions. With thousands of dollars suddenly appearing in his bank account, Elliot remains skeptical. As the tasks grow more extreme, Elliot's need to complete the game leads to a devastating point of no return.
American Pharaoh
Go behind the scenes with the Egyptian national soccer team, the 'Pharaohs', and its American coach, Bob Bradley and follow the team's efforts to qualify for soccer's ultimate event for the first time in more than twenty years. Faced with ongoing violence and political strife within the country, the team must remain united and work together to reach their ambitious goal.
The Attorney
Song Woo-seok has no clients, connections, nor college degree, but his eye for business and appetite for money make him the most successful lawyer in town. But at the peak of his success, a local teenager is falsely accused of a crime, then beaten and tortured while waiting in jail. Shocked by these conditions, Song takes the case no one else will, and changes the course of his life.
DCI Banks
Based on the bestselling Inspector Banks novels by Peter Robinson, DCI Banks follows the tenacious Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and his headstrong partner Annie Cabbott as they attempt to solve three gruesome crimes. Fire engulfs two canal boats in a deliberate act of arson over a million-dollar painting; a woman is found dead on the moors with her throat slashed in a case eerily close to the murder of a young girl in the center of town.
Grand Budapest Hotel
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune. 
House of Cards - The Complete Second Season
Frank prepares for his promotion to Vice President. Doug tries to erase all leads leading him back to him and Frank. Claire fights back against Gillian. Zoe considers working with Frank again.
A hard-living ex-con who is the unlikeliest of role models, but when he meets a troubled fifteen-year-old homeless boy in need of help from a violent and destitute father, Joe is faced with the heartbreaking choice of redemption or ruin.
Lego Movie
Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared. 
Live From Space
National Geographic goes out of this world to film in a $100 billion studio that's 250 miles above the Earth's surface. The 90-minute special broadcasts live from the International Space Station and from Mission Control in Houston in March 2014, taking viewers on a trip around our planet. Viewers take a guided tour of the space station and see experiments carried out in a floating laboratory.
Pokemon Black & White: Rival Destinies Set 3
New foes, new friends, and dozens of never-before-seen Pokemon await Ash and Pikachu, the new season of the Pokemon animated series. 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, one fighting for the right to continue her travels, another confronting a returning challenge from the past.
Power Rangers Megaforce: Ultra Defenders
When a powerful weapon called the Aurora Box gives mutants Bluefur, Bigs and new dream-eating monster Dream Snatcher one hundred times their normal strength, it's up to Troy, Noah, Emma, Gia and Jake to stop their destructive rampage! And when evil robots Metal Alice and Rotox attack, the Power Rangers must rely on Robo Knight and new ally Rico the Robot to prove that humans and robots can work together.
Teen Wolf: Season 3 Part 2
While Scott struggles to find his place as an Alpha, he, Allison and Stiles begin to experience strange side effects as a result of reigniting the power within Beacon Hills. The soon discover that the answer to their problems may be found in a new student named Kira, a girl with remarkable powers of her own.
UFC 171 - Hendricks vs Lawler
The talent-rich welterweight division will take center stage at UFC 171 on Saturday, March 15th in Dallas. A new 170-pound champion will be crowned when Johny 'Bigg Rigg' Hendricks battles 'Ruthless Robbie Lawler for the vacant title. Plus, former interim titleholder 'The Natural Born Killer' Carlos Condit continues his quest for another shot at championship glory when he squares off against hard-hitting Tyron 'The Chosen One' Woodley.
Why Sharks Attack
To separate fact from fear, NOVA teams with leading shark experts in Australia and the United States to uncover the science behind the great white's hunting instincts. With shark populations plummeting, scientists race to unlock the secrets of these powerful creatures of the deep in their quest to save people, and sharks.
Zombie Apocalypse
Staggering out of fiction and into a frightening new reality are the living dead, zombies. Join scientists and self-styled 'zombie preppers' as they explore the probability and impact a zombie plague would have in the real world. Plus, 'Apocalypse How' will explore the many other ways in which the human race could meet its end. Four different episodes and four different perspectives explore the fact and fiction of flesh-eating monsters and what it would take to prepare for them.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Jack Ryan - Shadow Recruit with 1158 requests.

True Detective - The complete first season had 406 requests,
Ray Donovan had 136 requests,
Alan Partridge had 125 requests,
Major Crimes: Complete Second Season had 116 requests,
Rizzoli & Isles - Complete 4th season had 112 requests,
Klondike had 84 requests,
Resurrection: The Complete First Season had 81 requests,
NASA - Unexplained Files had 65 requests,
Kill Zombie! had 32 requests,
WWE Batista - The Animal Unleashed had 23 requests,
Omar had 21 requests,
Secrets of the Dead - The Lost Gardens of Babylon had 14 requests, and
Doctor Who: Series 3, Part 1 had 13 requests.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 7 June 2014 through Friday 13 June 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 6/7/2014:
Clark County Library: Summer Blood Drive with United Blood Services
West Charleston Library: Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss
    Sunday 6/8/2014:
Clark County Library: Summer Celebration with the Las Vegas Brass Band
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Marina V: Live in Concert
Spring Valley Library: Guitar For Amateurs
Whitney Library: Whitney Movie and Discussion Group
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search Online
    Monday 6/9/2014:
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Anime Club
    Tuesday 6/10/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Happy Birthday Norma Jeane! - Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Clark County Library: For Teens: Teen Tuesday
Enterprise Library: For Teens: Tech Art Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Mystery Book Club
Whitney Library: Primary Election
Windmill Library: For Teens: Sand Painting
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 6/11/2014:
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Word Basics
Sahara West Library: Discovering Italy: Simon Rodia, the Watts Towers, and the Influences of the Gigli di Nola
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee - Despicable Me 2
West Charleston Library: PC Computer Class, "Beyond the Basics"
    Thursday 6/12/2014:
Clark County Library: Nevada’s Story: A Sesquicentennial Celebration
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
West Las Vegas Library: Computer 101
    Friday 6/13/2014:
Laughlin Library: Film: Pompeii
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Club Otaku

Monday, June 2, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

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

Alan Partridge
Alan Partridge, the famous local radio DJ and TV host, finds himself at the center of a siege, when a disgruntled fellow DJ decides to hold their station hostage after learning that he's getting fired when the new owners decide to convert the station to talk radio.
Doctor Who: Series 3, Part 1
Series Three of Doctor Who sees the Tenth Doctor unite with a new companion, Martha Jones, to fight against fearsome foes both old and new. From an encounter with Shakespeare in Elizabethan England to a trip to New New York in the far future to 1930s Manhattan suffering from an invasion by the evil Daleks, this set of episodes provides some of the Doctor's greatest adventures yet!
Jack Ryan - Shadow Recruit
A global action thriller set in the present day. This original story follows a young Jack as he uncovers a financial terrorist plot. When Ryan believes he's uncovered a Russian plot to collapse the United States economy, he goes from being an analyst to becoming a spy and must fight to save his own life and those of countless others, while also trying to protect the thing that's more important to him than anything, his relationship with his fiancé Cathy.
Kill Zombie!
A Russian space station crashes in Amsterdam, releasing a deadly virus that turns everyday citizens into flesh-craving psychopaths. Aziz, his brother Mo, and several strangers emerge from jail, oblivious to the mayhem until they team up with a local police officer. After receiving a desperate call for help, this unlikely band of heroes sets out on an insane rescue mission, and it's going to take a seriously crazy plan if they want to get out alive.
The story centers on the friendship of two adventurers, Bill Haskell and Byron Epstein, as they travel North West during the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way they must navigate harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous characters.
Major Crimes: Complete Second Season
As the second season opens, the team immediately dives into some of the most challenging and fascinating crimes yet, including the murder of a big-time film producer's wife, an apparent murder-suicide, and a high-speed car chase that leads to a triple homicide. Just as the squad seems to be adjusting to last year's leadership change, Deputy D.A. Emma Rios arrives to challenge Raydor's intentions and shake up the department.
NASA - Unexplained Files
Mysterious flying objects, unexplained disappearances, species invasions, a swirl of suspicion has circled our planet for decades, but few definitive answers have been offered. This collection combs through three and half hours of evidence, interviews, and theories that attempt to explain the unexplained. From astronauts to abductees, a variety of sources submit film footage and first-hand testimonies to be examined in search for the truth.
Omar is accustomed to dodging surveillance bullets to cross the separation wall to visit his secret love Nadia. But occupied Palestine knows neither simple love nor clear-cut war. When Omar is captured after a deadly act of resistance, he falls into a cat-and-mouse game with the military police. Suspicion and betrayal jeopardize his longtime trust with his childhood friends, but it's soon evident that everything he does is for his love of Nadia.
Ray Donovan
Ray Donovan is the go-to guy who makes the problems of Los Angeles celebrities, superstar athletes, and business moguls disappear. This powerful family drama unfolds when Ray's father is unexpectedly released from prison, setting off a chain of events that shakes the Donovan family to its core.
Resurrection: The Complete First Season
What happens when a loved one, who was mourned and buried, suddenly appears at their family's front door as if not a single day has gone by? After the initial shock, would it be a blessing, or a curse? An astonishing story of mystery, relationships, and second chances.
Rizzoli & Isles - Complete 4th season
Jane and Maura investigate a number of complex and troublesome cases, including a deadly shooting at a community parade, the brutal killing of an overzealous journalism student, and the pending murder trial of Maura's biological father, Paddy Doyle.
Secrets of the Dead - The Lost Gardens of Babylon
Follows Dr. Stephanie Dalley as she hunts for the gardens using ancient texts and spy satellite images to uncover evidence to support her theory that the gardens were built 100 years before commonly believed. Her search takes her to one of the most dangerous places on earth in a modern-day adventure story searching to find a site thousands of years old.
True Detective - The complete first season
In 2012, Louisiana State Police Detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart are brought in to revisit a homicide case they worked in 1995. As the inquiry unfolds in present day through separate interrogations, the two former detectives narrate the story of their investigation, reopening unhealed wounds, and drawing into question their supposed solving of a bizarre ritualistic murder in 1995.
WWE Batista - The Animal Unleashed
The Animal, Batista, was one of the most dominant Superstars of the 21st century, until his abrupt departure from WWE in 2010. Now, the former WWE and World Heavyweight Champion is back to reclaim his place at the top of the food chain. In this release, fans follow his path from the struggles that drove him away from WWE to his triumphant return in 2014.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Robocop with 783 requests.

Son of God had 491 requests,
True Blood: Complete 6th Season had 396 requests,
Falling Skies Complete 3rd Season had 172 requests,
Pretty Little Liars - Complete 4th Season had 121 requests,
In the Blood had 120 requests,
The Motel Life had 82 requests,
New Tricks Season 10 had 64 requests,
Inside Animal Minds had 43 requests,
Small Time had 38 requests,
WWE Extreme Rules 2014 had 36 requests,
Stephen Hawking's Grand Design had 35 requests,
Workaholics - Season Four had 26 requests,
Bleach Uncut Set 21 had 24 requests,
The Trouble with the Truth 17 requests,
WWE Multi-Feature: Action Collection 2014 had 17 requests,
Power Rangers Turbo - Volume 2 had 14 requests,
What's in a Name had 11 requests,
WWE Multi-Feature: John Cena Double Feature had 10 requests,
TB: Silent Killer had 4 requests,
Public Enemy - Welcome to the Terrordome had 2 requests, and
Peter Brook - The Tightrope had 2 requests.