Friday, October 31, 2014

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 1 November 2014 through Friday 7 November 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 11/1/2014:
Clark County Library: 7th Annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival
Clark County Library: For Teens: Dia de los Muertos: Sugar Skulls (pre-registration required)
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
West Las Vegas Library: Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs
    Sunday 11/2/2014:
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and insight meditation
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: The Armchair Traveller Presents
West Charleston Library: Care for Caregivers
West Charleston Library: Holiday herb gardening
    Monday 11/3/2014:
Clark County Library: Free ultrasound heart screenings
Sahara West Library: Yoga flexibility and balance class
Summerlin Library:  National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
    Tuesday 11/4/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Hitchcock Thrillers - The 39 Steps
Clark County Library: Tuesday after the Bijou - Film discussion group
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Teen Book Club
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Windmill Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 11/5/2014:
Clark County Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
Clark County Library: Diabetes Self Management Series - Week 2 of 6
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Wednesday
Sahara West Library: Longevitology for beginners and intermediates
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee - The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Whitney Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
West Las Vegas Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
Windmill Library: Shakespeare Rocks
    Thursday 11/6/2014:
Clark County Library: Las Vegas Stories: Turning points in Las Vegas history
Centennial Hills Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Sahara West Library: Discovering Italy - A cultural perspective
Sahara West Library: Longevitology for beginners and intermediates
Searchlight Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to your tablet
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
West Charleston Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis - World Champion Hoop Dancer
    Friday 11/7/2014:
Laughlin Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
Sahara West Library: Longevitology for beginners and intermediates
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help

Thursday, October 30, 2014

What's Happening at your library - Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival Special Edition

http://www.vegasvalleycomicbookfestival.org/

What's happening at the
Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival?

Here's the unbeatable schedule of events for Saturday, November 1, 2014!



(Click on the link for more information)
    Saturday 11/1/2014:
9:30 - 4:30  Courtyard : Information Table - Vendor Market - Food Trucks
9:30 - 4:30  Large Conference Room : Artist Alley
9:30 - 4:30  Main Hall: Small Publishers and Information Tables
10 - 4 p.m.  Courtyard : Face Painting and Make-and-Take Projects
10 - 10:45  Jewel Box Theater: How to draw Super Heroes and Star Wars Characters (Spencer Brinkerhoff III)
10 - 11:00  Small Conference Room* : The History of the Comics Code (Charles Brownstein) (Limit: 15)
10:30 - 12:45  Theater : Film: Batman (1989)
11 - 4 p.m.  Courtyard : Artist Jam
11 - 11:45  Jewel Box Theater : Spotlight on Howard Chaykin
11 - 2 p.m.  Main Hall: Portfolio Reviews
11 - 12:00  Small Conference Room* : Workshop for Writers: Adapting Books and Other Materials Into Comics (Nick Mamatas) (Limit 15)
12 - 12:45  Jewel Box Theater : Breaking Into Comics (The Fillbach Brothers, Russell Lissau, Nick Mamatas, Chris Staros)
12 - 12:45  Small Conference Room* : Workshop for Writers: Collaborating on Comics (Darren J Gendron) (Limit 15)
1 - 1:55  Jewel Box Theater : Digital Color 101 (Brian and Kristy Miller)
1 - 1:45  Small Conference Room* : Workshop for Writers: How to Write Comic Books (Russell Lissau) (Limit 15)
1 - 2:00  Theater : Film: She Makes Comics - the Untold History of Women Creators in Comic Books
2 - 2:45  Jewel Box Theater: Batman's Shadows: 75 Years of the Dark Knight (Ben Saunders)
2:30 - 3:30  Small Conference Room* : Upcycling Comics: Creative Craft Using Your Old Comics (The Very Awesome Girls into Nerdy Activity) (Limit 15)
2:30 - 3:00  Theater : In Concert: Hello, the Future!
3 - 3:45  Jewel Box Theater: The Business of Webcomics (Darren J. Gendron)
3:15 - 4:00  Theater : In Concert: The Return of Kirby Krackle
3:30 - 4:15  Small Conference Room : Upcycling Comics: Creative Crafts Using Your Old Comics (The Very Awesome Girls into Nerdy Activities) (Limit 15)
*Small Conference Room: All programs in this space are limited to 15 attendees. Seating on a First Come - First Served basis.

Co-sponsored with Pop! Goes the Icon.
Free and open to the public. For more information, call 702.507.3459

Monday, October 27, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 4 November 2014:

Austin City Limits celebrates 40 years
A special birthday celebration of the public television series 'Austin City Limits,' featuring performances by Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Lyle Lovett, Foo Fighters, and more.
Craft in America: Service
SERVICE - exploring creativity, healing and our nation’s soldiers and veterans
The Dog
In 1972, John Wojtowicz attempted to rob a Brooklyn bank to pay for his lover's sex change operation. Three years later Al Pacino portrayed his crime in Dog Day Afternoon. We gain a historic perspective on New York's gay liberation movement, in which Wojtowicz played an active role. In later footage, he remains a subversive force, backed by the unconditional love of his mother Terry, whose wit and charm infuse the film. How and why the bank robbery took place is recounted in gripping detail.
The Exes: Season s one & two
Meet Phil, Haskell and Stuart, three divorces brought together under the same roof by their divorce attorney and landlord, Holly. Together with her plucky assistant Eden these unlikely friends grapple with the perils of single life. And whether they're finding romance or bromance, their exploits are sure to leave everyone laughing.
A Five Star Life
Irene is a single career woman in her 40s with a job to die for. As the secret critic, she checks into the world's finest hotels to assess their standards. Her elegant, unattached lifestyle affords her the freedom to jet around the globe at a moment's notice to experience a world of luxury, but doesn't leave her with much of a personal life. After a chance meeting, she's compelled to re-examine her choices and charts her own path to happiness, despite the expectations of others.
Hercules
Based on Radical Comics' Hercules by Steve Moore, this ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth. It offers the truth behind the myth by presenting the fashioning of a warrior who, for all his strength and courage, is flesh and blood.
Hot in Cleveland - Season 5
Season five is back with more twists, more turns, and more laughs. Whether they're juggling romances, adopting a puppy, running for public office, or being interrogated by the FBI, these four hot ladies remain incorrigible and irresistible. Throw in the live season premiere and their first ever animated episode and the result is the hottest, craziest, and most unpredictable season yet.
Maleficent
A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces a battle with the invading king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom, and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well.
A million ways to die in the west
After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test.
A most wanted man
German intelligence agent Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final starring role) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who's surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge, or a terrorist seeking revenge?
The Newsroom: the complete second season
It takes a behind-the-scenes look at a high-rated cable-news program at the fictional ACN Network, focusing on the on-and off-camera lives of its acerbic anchor, new executive producer, their newsroom staff and their news-division boss. Overcoming a tumultuous first day together, climaxing in a newsflash that a BP oil rig has just exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, the team sets out on a patriotic if quixotic mission to 'do the news well' in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles.
Nowhere Safe
After two teen girls cruelly impersonate her online in a 'reverse cyber bullying' plot, Ashley's reputation is ruined. She and her mother, Julie (a high school teacher), are ostracized, forcing them to flee an escalating threat to their lives. Starting over at new school miles away, romantic interests and the poignant lessons from Kevin, an eccentric history teacher, draw them out of seclusion.
Planes - Fire & Rescue
When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, a bunch of all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero.
Step Up All In
In the next exciting chapter of the international phenomenon STEP UP, all-stars from previous installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.
Touch - season 2
Martin's pursuit of the truth leads him to the West Coast. There, the deepening mystery explodes into a multi-faceted conspiracy involving a cult known as the Righteous 36, the CEO of a sinister corporation, one of the company's former officers, a deranged ex-priest, and the mother of a child who may prove instrumental in deciphering the code.
UFC 175
Chris Weidman defends his crown against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida.
White Collar - Season 5
In season five, $1.8 million in gold coins is missing, an elusive precious diamond is about to be found, and Neal Caffrey has a new handler, and a new love interest. But all is fair in love and crime, and the closer Neal gets to the mysterious Rebecca Lowe, the greater the danger for everyone in his life.
The WWE Attitude Era, volume 2
A continuation of the story of the Attitude Era, widely regarded by fans as the greatest era in WWE history. This era produced some of the greatest names such as Steve Austin, The Rock, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, and The Undertaker. It also features matches and superstars not previously seen on past releases and includes behind-the-scenes stories from the superstars themselves.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is 22 Jump Street with 848 requests.

Chef  had 799 requests,
Begin Again had 562 requests,
Deliver us from evil had 446 requests,
Good People had 324 requests,
Life of Crime had 294 requests,
Death comes to Pemberley had 116 requests,
Free Fall had 99 requests,
America - imagine the world without her had 79 requests,
How we got to now with Steven Johnson had 34 requests,
Cook's Country Season 7 had 27 requests,
Plus Size Workouts - Back 2 Basics Cardio Workout had 21 requests,
Teddy Roosevelt: The Heritage Collection had 12 requests,
One Piece - Collection 10 had 11 requests,
Plus Size Workouts - Cardio Kickboxing Workout had 8 requests,
What's Up NASA? 10.2014 Edition had 0 requests,

Friday, October 24, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 25 October 2014 through Friday 31 October 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 10/25/2014:
Las Vegas Library: Saturday Sessions
Sahara West Library: The Path to Mobilizing People with James Hsu
Summerlin Library: Scrapbook Workshop
Spring Valley Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Whitney Library: For Teens: Sugar Skulls
    Sunday 10/26/2014:
Las Vegas Library: Anime Club
Las Vegas Library:  Computer Talk
Sahara West Library: Desert Hearts Romance Readers Book Club
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Windmill Library: Southwest Scrapbooking CANCELLED
    Monday 10/27/2014:
Clark County Library: Medicare Open Enrollment
Clark County Library: Medicare Info Session
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
    Tuesday 10/28/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: The Silver State on the Silver Screen - They Came to Rob Las Vegas
Windmill Library: For Teens: Zombie Prom
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 10/29/2014:
Clark County Library: Diabetes Self Management - week 1 of 6
    Thursday 10/30/2014:
Sahara West Library: Intro to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Book Discussion Group
Summerlin Library: eMedia Downloading Practice
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Zombie Face-Off
    Friday 10/31/2014: Happy Halloween!
All libraries are CLOSED to celebrate Nevada Day!

Monday, October 20, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 28 October 2014:

22 Jump Street
After making their way through high school twice, big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership.
America - imagine the world without her
What would the world look like if America never existed? Dinesh D'Souza, bestselling author and creator of 2016: Obama's America, explores this fascinating question in this stirring, thought-provoking documentary. Through re-enactments of landmark events in America's history and insightful interviews with leading historians, D'Souza brings us face-to-face with the brave heroes who built a great nation, and offers a powerful defense against critics intent upon 'the shaming of America.'
Begin Again
British songwriter Gretta is adrift in Manhattan after getting dumped by her philandering rock star boyfriend. While playing at an open mic night at a local bar, she is discovered by struggling music producer Dan. Sensing her songwriting potential, Dan pushes Gretta to sign with him and record an ambitious outdoors album all across the city.
Chef
A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.
Cook's Country Season 7
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.
Death comes to Pemberley
Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married and with two young sons, are preparing for the lavish annual ball at their magnificent Pemberley home.
Deliver us from evil
New York police officer Ralph Sarchie, struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing their city. Based upon the book which details Sarchie's bone-chilling real-life cases.
Free Fall
A top executive is killed in an apparent suicide leap from the skyscraper headquarters of Gault Capital. But when the dead man's loyal protege, Jane Porter, uncovers some startling criminal evidence, the corporation calls in their 'crisis manager' to silence her forever. He will trap Jane in an elevator between floors. It is a holiday weekend in the empty building. And for one desperate woman, surviving a cold-blooded killer may now mean a very long drop to the ground floor.
Good People
A young American couple falls into severe debt while renovating a home in London. When they discover that the tenant in the apartment below them was murdered and left $400,000 cash stashed in the ceiling, the couple thinks all of their problems are solved, but that's when very bad things start happening to good people.
How we got to now with Steven Johnson
Join best-selling author Steven Johnson to hear extraordinary stories behind remarkable ideas that made modern life possible, the unsung heroes who brought them about, and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations triggered.
Life of Crime
The wife of a corrupt real estate developer is kidnapped by two common criminals, who intend to extort him with inside information about his crooked business and off-shore accounts. But the husband decides he'd actually rather not pay the ransom to get back his wife, setting off an unbelievable sequence of double crosses and twists.
Plus Size Workouts - Back 2 Basics Cardio Workout
This upbeat and easy to follow workout uses basic aerobic movements to blast away those unwanted calories. With no confusing transitions of complicated choreography, this workout is perfect for beginner participants. Equipment required: one small/medium sized towel.
Plus Size Workouts - Cardio Kickboxing Workout
Finally a kickboxing workout made just for people of size! Basic kickboxing moves are combined for a fun, low impact workout. With precise cueing and no confusing choreography, this workout is perfect to start the fitness journey. Equipment required: light dumbbells.
Pokemon Season 1: Indigo League
Ash Ketchum is a brand-new Pokemon Trainer, and on his first day he gets his very first Pokemon, Pikachu! But their friendship gets off to a rocky start. It's up to Ash to earn Pikachu's trust as he and friends Misty and Brock follow their quest to collect Pokemon, make friends and battle their way to the Indigo League!
Teddy Roosevelt: The Heritage Collection
Explorer, admiral, Rough Rider, war hero, and President: Theodore Roosevelt was a man of enormous popularity and legendary achievements. Known as the 'conscience of the nation', Roosevelt's progressive policies called for a 'square deal' and an end to corruption. He lobbied for women's rights, better labor conditions, and aid to farmers. He secured 150 million acres as national forests, negotiated the Panama Canal, won the Nobel Peace Prize, and survived an assassin's bullet.
What's Up NASA? 10.2014 Edition
Get ready for exciting up-to-the-minute video of what's happening at NASA. Whether it is the latest launch, mission, or new discovery, this video brings it to the viewer with incredible picture and sound! Each month, this video magazine will bring the thrill of space exploration to all!
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Neighbors with 1164 requests.

Sex Tape had 943 requests,
Earth to Echo had 632 requests,
Snowpiercer had 623 requests,
The Signal had 162 requests,
Mad Men Season 7 Part 1 had 147 requests,
Silent Witness - Season one had 69 requests,
Kundo had 41 requests,
Rise of the Hackers had 27 requests,
WWE Night of Champions 2014 had 27 requests,
The Soul Man - Season 2 had 13 requests,
Satellite had 11 requests, and
Gabrielle had 7 requests.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 18 October 2014 through Friday 24 October 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 10/18/2014:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh!
Laughlin Library: Spirit Mountain Quilt Guild Lesson 1: Flying Geese
Mesquite Library: How to start and operate a home based business
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Teen TechArt: Movie Making
Summerlin Library: Book Chat Cafe
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Teens take over the library: Fandom Showdown!
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Fandom Showdown!
Spring Valley Library: Community Fair
Sunrise Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Dream Library
Whitney Library: For Teens: Wii Love Games!
West Las Vegas Library: Freedom Festival 2014
West Las Vegas Library: The Music of Miles Davis by the Shapiro Project Jazz Quartet
NAME Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 10/19/2014:
Clark County Library: Computers 101 - Intro to Computers
Clark County Library: Nevada Chamber Symphony: Music with a classic touch
Las Vegas Library:  Computer Talk
Sahara West Library: Exploring your family's history - genealogy series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Teen TechArt Movie Making
Summerlin Library: Cafe Society: an Afternoon of Jazz and the Spoken Word
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help
Spring Valley Library: Book Group
    Monday 10/20/2014:
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
    Tuesday 10/21/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: The Silver State on the Silver Screen - Meet Me in Las Vegas
Clark County Library: Non-Profit Proposal Writing Made Easy
Laughlin Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
West Charleston Library: Ask A Lawyer: Intellectual Property Basics
West Charleston Library: Medicare Information Session
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 10/22/2014:
Clark County Library: Munch and Mingle for Non-Profits
Mesquite Library: For Teens: Teen Jeopardy
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Frankenweenie
Summerlin Library: Outsmarting Investment Fraud
West Las Vegas Library: Seniors Fashion Show
    Thursday 10/23/2014:
Clark County Library: Business 101: How to find funding for your business
Clark County Library: Reel Rock 9 Film Tour
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Mutant Ooze
West Charleston Library: Financial Security Information Session
    Friday 10/24/2014:
Laughlin Library: Laughlin Library Movie Matinee
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Club Otaku
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Windmill Library: eMedia Downloading 101

Monday, October 13, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 21 October 2014:

Earth to Echo
Tuck, Munch, and Alex are a trio of inseparable friends whose lives are about to change. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys begin receiving a strange series of signals on their phones. They discover something beyond their wildest imaginations: a small alien has become stranded on Earth.
Kundo
A band of extreme martial arts fighters known as Kundo steal from corrupt officials and give to the poor. Dolmuchi becomes a member of Kundo and ultimately fights the men who killed his family.
Mad Men Season 7 Part 1
The beginning of the end for television's most celebrated show, four-time Primetime Emmy winner for Outstanding Drama Series and winner of three consecutive Golden Globes. Set in the captivating world of 1960s New York, it continues to follow iconic ad man Don Draper, his colleagues and his family.
Neighbors
New parents Mac and Kelly are living the American Dream, complete with a baby girl and a new home in the suburbs. Still, they want to believe that they are still cool, so when they discover that their new next-door neighbors are dozens of fraternity brothers - led by charismatic Teddy - they try to play along. But when the parties grow increasingly more epic, both sides begin to fend for their turf. The sabotage escalates into extreme one-upmanship, beginning an epic Greek war for the ages.
Rise of the Hackers
Computers hold our treasured photographs, private emails, and all of our personal information. This data is precious, and cybercriminals want it. From the sleuths who decoded the world's most advanced cyber weapon to scientists who believe they can store a password in your unconscious brain, NOVA investigates how a new global geek squad is harnessing cutting-edge science, all to stay one step ahead of the hackers.
Satellite
After meeting and falling in love over the course of a weekend, Kevin and Ro vow never to lie to each other and to dare each other to do the things they fear most. As the new pair hastily abandon their jobs, sells their possessions, and bet everything they have on love, reality rears its ugly head in the form of a secret Ro carries. If revealed, it could destroy the relationship.
Sex Tape
Jay and Annie are a married couple still very much in love, but ten years and two kids have cooled the passion. To get it back, they decide to make a video of themselves trying out every position in 'The Joy of Sex' in one marathon three-hour session. It seems like a great idea, until they discover that their most private video has gone public. In a panic, they begin a wild night of adventure to reclaim their video, their reputation, their sanity, and, most importantly, their marriage.
The Signal
Nic, his girlfriend Haley and his buddy Jonah take a detour from an idyllic cross-country road trip when they are contacted by a mysterious hacker who has gained entry into MIT's most secretive networks. But after a rendezvous in an eerily isolated spot goes awry, Nic wakes to a living nightmare in an isolation unit. Interrogated by Dr. Wallace Damon, Nic soon realizes that the only way to decipher the past is to escape the present.
Silent Witness - Season one
While Cambridge police detectives interview witnesses who may or may not tell the truth, 'Sam' extracts revealing truths from calcified bones, decomposed and charred bodies, tell-tale bruises and overlooked fingerprints. Brace yourself for twists and turns in four gripping episodes: the suspicious drowning of a six-year-old girl, the apparently ritual killing of a young man, a death in police custody, and the fiery murder of a refugee's business partner.
Snowpiercer
The film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an Ice Age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful ride.
The Soul Man - Season 2
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.
WWE Night of Champions 2014
The eighth annual Night of Champions will take place on September 21 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. At last year's event, Daniel Bryan defeated Randy Orton for the WWE Championship, Dean Ambrose defeated Dolph Ziggler for the U.S. Championship, and AJ Lee retained the Divas Championship in a fatal four-way match with Natalya and Brie Bella, and Naomi.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is X-Men: Days of future past with 1335 requests.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman had 537 requests,
Persecuted had 222 requests,
Mystery Road had 113 requests,
2 Broke Girls - the third season had 63 requests,
Mortal Kombat - Legacy II had 63 requests,
Mortal Kombat - Legacy: the complete first season had 62 requests,
Star Wars Rebels - Spark of Rebellion had 61 requests,
Chinese Puzzle had 51 requests,
Two and a half men - complete 11th season had 51 requests,
Venus in Fur had 48 requests,
A Very Vegas Christmas had 39 requests,
Violette had 36 requests,
Witching and Bitching had 26 requests,
Secrets of iconic British estates had 24 requests,
Under Wraps had 23 requests,
WWE: John Cena's greatest rivalries had 18 requests,
Princess Jellyfish Complete Series had 14 requests,
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX: Season 1 had 9 requests, and
Secrets of the Dead - Dick Cavett's Watergate had 4 requests.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 11 October 2014 through Friday 17 October 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 10/11/2014:
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Godzilla
Summerlin Library: College Fair
Summerlin Library: Readers & Writers Corner
Spring Valley Library: Spoken Word: Step up to the Mic
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Chess Club
    Sunday 10/12/2014:
Clark County Library: Computers 101: Intro to Computers
Clark County Library: For Teens: Teen Read Week: Scavenger Hunt
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Las Vegas Library:  Computer Talk
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Fandom Showdown
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Dream Library
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Dream Jars
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
West Charleston Library: Jupiter: Embracing the King or Queen within
Whitney Library For Teens:: Project Runway: Zombie Edition
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Read Week Scavenger Hunt
    Monday 10/13/2014:
Bunkerville Library: For Teens: Dream Jars
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Meadows Library: For Teens: Teen Metal Embossing
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Typography Posters
Whitney Library: For Teens: Zombie Makeup Madness
    Tuesday 10/14/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: The Silver State on the Silver Screen - Las Vegas Story
Clark County Library: For Teens: Teen Dream Library
Enterprise Library: For Teens: Teen Scare
Meadows Library: For Teens: Dream Jars
Sahara West Library: Murder in the Library Book Club
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Teen Dream Library
Summerlin Library: Online Catalog Basics - What do I read next?
West Charleston Library: Medicare Extra Help
Windmill Library: For Teens: Typography Posters
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 10/15/2014:
Bunkerville Library: For Teens: Teen Metal Embossing
Meadows Library: For Teens: Typography Posters
Mesquite Library: For Teens: Teen Dream Library
Mesquite Library: For Teens: Teen Scare
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Wednesday
Summerlin Library: Hiking Las Vegas
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: The basics of immigration
West Charleston Library: For Teens: Teen Read Week Craft Buffet
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Zombie Survival
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Dream Jars
Windmill Library: Shakespeare Rocks!
    Thursday 10/16/2014:
Blue Diamond Library: For Teens: Typography Posters
Clark County Library: An Evening with B.J. Novak
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Dream Jars
Enterprise Library: For Teens: Teen Scare
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Light Painting
Meadows Library: For Teens: Teen Dream Library
Sahara West Library: For Teens: SuperWhoLock Shirts
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to your tablet
West Las Vegas Library: 5th Annual Coalition of Black Trade Unionist (CBTU) Apprenticeship and Job Fair
    Friday 10/17/2014:
Clark County Library: Medicare Open Enrollment
Spring Valley Library: English conversation group
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help
Sahara West Library: In the Art Gallery: Illustrators 56 Artist's Reception
Sunrise Library: For Teens: Cubee Craft

Monday, October 6, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 14 October 2014:

2 Broke Girls - the third season
Max and Caroline, continue to dish up sarcasm and smarts. They've got a new cupcake business at the diner's back walk-up window, and Caroline and Max negotiate a work-study program at the Manhattan School of Pastry: Caroline works in the office so Max can study professional baking. Plus, love and the aroma of freshly cooked tarts, is in the air! Caroline has the hots for the school's hunky master chef and Max falls head over sticky buns for the outrageous class clown.
Chinese Puzzle
A 40-year-old father of two still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves from Paris to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him, so he decides to move there as well.
Mortal Kombat - Legacy II
The warriors have been chosen. The Mortal Kombat tournament has begun. Old friends become sworn enemies and deadly powers are heightened as the battle for Earthrealm rages. Follow the electrifying stories of Liu Kang and Kung Lao, Kenshi and Ermac, sisters Kitana and Mileena, and Scorpion and Sub-Zero, and join favorites Raiden, Johnny Cage and many more in this second season of the hit web series.
Mortal Kombat - Legacy: the complete first season
Tear into the origins of the legendary tournament that pits the world's greatest warriors against the forces of Outworld in the fight to save the planet. Discover storylines that deepen the mythology of the Mortal Kombat multiverse and the backstories of favorite characters including Jax, Sony, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Raiden, Johnny Cage, and more.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
When an advanced canine and his adopted son use their time traveling WABAC machine, events in history spiral out of control to disastrous and comical results. It's up to this most unexpected of father-son teams to somehow put things back on track before the space-time continuum is irreparably destroyed.
Mystery Road
Detective Joe Swan returns to his small home town to investigate the murder of a teenaged Aboriginal girl. He finds himself alone and in growing danger as the towns secrets unravel.
Persecuted
Nationally acclaimed evangelist John Luther is the last obstacle in the way of sweeping religious reform in the States. When a U.S. Senator frames him in the murder of an innocent girl, an era of persecution is unleashed. Out on bail, Luther escapes surveillance in search of the truth. Luther vows to expose anyone involved with the girl's murder. It's a mission that brings him face-to-face with the coming storm of persecution that will threaten the entire Christian community in America.
Princess Jellyfish Complete Series
Plain, timid and obsessed with jellyfish, Tsukimi is a far cry from her idea of a princess. Her tepid life as a jobless illustrator comes complete with roommates who harbor diehard hobbies that solidify their status as hopeless social rejects. These wallflowers run a tight nun-like ship, but their no-men-allowed-not-no-one-not-no-how bubble is unwittingly burst after Tsukimi brings home a rescued sea jelly and a beauty queen, who's actually a guy.
Secrets of iconic British estates
Take a spectacular tour of four of Britain's most beautiful stately homes with this gorgeous DVD and book presentation: Highclere Castle, Hampton Court Palace, Althorp, and Chatsworth. And in Secrets of the Manor House, discover the realities of 'upstairs-downstairs' life and what it was like behind the 'green baize door.' Be transported back in time to the sumptuous world of Britain's greatest treasure houses!
Secrets of the Dead - Dick Cavett's Watergate
This offers a unique opportunity to mark the 40th anniversary of a defining moment in American history. From 1972 to 1974 the Watergate scandal unfolded on The Dick Cavett Show, as Cavett interviewed nearly every major Watergate figure, even non-political guests expressed their opinions. Dick Cavett's Watergate documents the scandal in the words of the people who lived it.
Star Wars Rebels - Spark of Rebellion
From the ashes of the Old Republic, an unlikely band of heroes emerges to renew the fight for freedom. Witness the epic debut of the riveting animated series, in this full-length, must-own movie, now on DVD for the first time ever! Five years before the events of Star Wars IV: A New Hope, the reigning evil Empire continues to tighten its grip of power and fear throughout the cosmos.
Two and a half men - complete 11th season
Another year of bachelorhood brought many new adventures for roommates Walden Schmidt and Alan Harper, living in the Malibu beach house now owned by Walden, an Internet billionaire. After his girlfriend turned down his marriage proposal, Walden was thrown back into the dating world in a serious way. He even got invited to a threesome with Alan and his girlfriend, Lindsey, and created a false identity to find a girl who wasn't after his money.
Under Wraps
When Danny accidentally turns his archaeologist parents into mummies via an ancient curse, he and his cell-phone-obsessed sister Eleanor must find a way to work together and return their parents to normal - all while trying to avoid the wrath of a powerful ancient pharaoh.
Venus in Fur
In a Parisian theatre after a day of auditioning actresses for the play he is preparing to direct, Thomas is distraught that none has what it takes to play the lead female character. He is getting ready to leave when Vanda appears: an unbridled and brazen whirlwind of energy. Vanda embodies everything Thomas hates. She is crude, idiotic, and will stop at nothing to get the part. But when Thomas finds himself backed into a corner and lets her try her luck, he is amazed to see Vanda transformed.
A Very Vegas Christmas
Join the men of Pawn Stars, Counting Carts, and American Restoration as they get together for a Christmas barbeque. Watch as they deck the halls with holiday drama and then debate the best and worst deals they've ever made. Next, take a look back with the guys at all of the amazing restorations Rick Dale and Danny Koker have done for the pawn shop. And finally, it's time to eat. Can the guys cook as well as they negotiate?
Violette
Violette LeDuc is one of the foremost French writers of the twentieth century. In a beautifully mounted production, director Martin Provost depicts LeDuc's extraordinary life, from her low beginnings as the illegitimate daughter of a servant girl to becoming ensconced in France's literary elite. Violette LeDuc is determined, obsessed even, to make something of her life. Writing is her ticket out of misery, and with the encouragement and mentorship of Simone de Beauvoir, she achieves renown.
Witching and Bitching
When a heist in the city doesn't all go according to plan, Jose and Tony find themselves in possession of some hostages and speeding through the mountains of Spain to slip over the border. Little do they know when they make a stop at a small tavern in the Basque countryside they find themselves the honored quests of a family of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual.
WWE: John Cena's greatest rivalries
This three-disc compilation features some of the biggest matches in Cena's impressive career and showcases why his legacy will forever be cemented in sports entertainment with an in-depth interview with Cena himself. Features matches against CM Punk, Randy Orton, Edge, Batista, Eddie Guerrero, Shawn Michaels, The Rock and Triple H among others.
X-Men: Days of future past
The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past; to save our future.
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX: Season 1
Taking place a few years after the events of the original series, it follows a boy named Jaden Yuki as he attends a Duel Academy in the hopes of becoming the next King of Games.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Million Dollar Arm with 787 requests.

Edge of Tomorrow had 709 requests,
American Horror Story Season 3 had 255 requests,
The Grand Seduction had 255 requests,
Obvious Child had 255 requests,
Vikings - Season 2 had 136 requests,
Sharknado 2 - the second one had 135 requests,
Bates Motel - Season 2 had 132 requests,
The Following - the complete second season had 104 requests,
Sleeping Beauty had 87 requests,
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods had 84 requests,
The Good Witch's Charm had 59 requests,
Mermaids - the body found had 49 requests,
DC Super-villains Justice League: Masterminds of crime had 48 requests,
The Almighty Johnsons - Season 1 had 47 requests,
Adventure Time: the complete fourth season had 44 requests,
The Wonder Years - Season one had 43 requests,
Ancient Aliens - Season 6, volume 1 had 39 requests,
Lego - Ninjago and Friends had 36 requests,
In the Flesh - Season 2 had 26 requests,
The Prosecution of an American President had 24 requests,
Regular Show and Friends had 22 requests,
Tom & Jerry and Friends - vol. 2 had 22 requests,
WWE Brothers of Destruction had 22 requests,
WWII had 15 requests,
Gargantia: the complete series had 10 requests,
Tom & Jerry - Santa's Little Helpers had 10 requests,
Power Rangers in Space - volume 2 had 8 requests,
Pop Star had 3 requests,
Losing Iraq had 2 requests, and
Kehinde Wiley - an economy of grace had 0 requests.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 4 October 2014 through Friday 10 October 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 10/4/2014:
Searchlight Library: Book signing by authors Andy Martello and Mark Hall-Patton
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to your Tablet
West Charleston Library: Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss
West Charleston Library: Posture Awareness
West Las Vegas Library: Author Visit with Dr. Sarann Knight Preddy
West Las Vegas Library: Capture the past, preserve the future
    Sunday 10/5/2014:
Clark County Library: An Afternoon with the Las Vegas Brass Band
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Summerlin Library: The Armchair Traveller Presents: Australia!
Spring Valley Library: Personal Computer Help
Windmill Library: Ricardo Griego - Spanish Guitar Fusion
    Monday 10/6/2014:
Clark County Library: Free Ultrasound Heart Screenings
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
    Tuesday 10/7/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: The Silver State on the Silver Screen - Merry Wives of Reno
Clark County Library: Tuesday AFTER the Bijou - Film Discussion Group
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Teen Book Club
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
West Las Vegas Library For Teens: TechArt Studio: Open Lab
Windmill Library: Zumba Dace Fitness
    Wednesday 10/8/2014:
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Ensembles
Las Vegas Library: How to start your own business
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Escape from Planet Earth
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Open Lab
    Thursday 10/9/2014:
Clark County Library: Banff's Radical Reels Tour
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Spring Valley Library: Beginning Internet (Pre-registration Required)
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Open Lab
    Friday 10/10/2014:
Clark County Library: ¡Viva el Mariachi!
Laughlin Library: Laughlin Library Movie Matinee
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Club Otaku
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group