Monday, December 29, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 6 January 2015:

The American Civil War
This comprehensive set creates a vivid portrait of America's greatest internal crisis, from the first antislavery protests to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, 150 years ago on April 9, 1865. Along the way, it examines the moral, political, and strategic forces that set brother against brother for more than four years, in what is generally understood to be the first modern war.

Boyhood
A groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a boy named Mason, who ages from six to eighteen years old on screen.
Finders Keepers
After her divorce, Allyson Siman and her daughter Claire move into an old house outside the city. When Claire finds an old doll left in the house by the previous occupants, Allyson begins to see sinister changes in her daughter. When Allyson discovers the doll's dark secret, she and her estranged husband must race against time to stop the entity trying to take over their daughter.
Girls - The Complete Third Season
Hannah and Adam are now in a committed and the two are settling into a newfound domesticity in Hannah's apartment. Hannah is also working on her writing career and concentrating on delivering her eBook to her eccentric publisher. Marnie is adjusting to life after a sudden and traumatic breakup with Charlie. Nearing graduation, newly single Shoshanna masterminds a plan to create a healthy (at least on paper) balance between partying and her studies.
Horns
A supernatural thriller driven by fantasy, mystery, and romance follows Ig Perrish, the number one suspect in the murder of his girlfriend, Merrin. Hung over from a night of hard drinking, Ig awakens one morning to find horns growing from his head and soon realizes their power drives people to confess their sins and give in to their most selfish and unspeakable impulses - an effective tool in his quest to discover what happened to his girlfriend and exact revenge on her killer.
Left Behind
After millions of people around the globe mysteriously disappear, veteran pilot Ray Steele must fight to protect the passengers that remain on his flight. Trapped at 30,000 feet, he must find a way to safely land the damaged plane, and comprehend the chaos that awaits as the most devastating event in history unfolds.
The Manners of Downton Abbey
What goes on behind-the-scenes to get the manners of 1900s Britain exactly right on Downton Abbey? Discover the secrets of how the aristocratic set dined and dressed, how they married and made money, how they interacted with the servants, and above all why they behaved as they did. Includes revealing interviews with leading cast members.
Navy Seals - Their Untold Story
The history of the US Navy Seals from WWII to Afghanistan today, through never-before-told stories and never-before-seen footage.
No Good Deed
Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished as she finds herself fighting for survival when he invades her home and terrorizes her family.
Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power
Rickover built the world's first commercial nuclear power plant at Shippingport, PA. Rickover's achievements made him into a national celebrity, and he appeared on the cover of Time magazine. Many questioned Rickover's goal of an all nuclear navy, and others questioned his creation of a technocratic elite, his own navy within the Navy.
Ripley: Believe It or Not
LeRoy Robert Ripley rose to fame during the Great Depression, transforming himself into an entertainer who mesmerized the nation with his razzle-dazzle blend of homespun Americana and freakish oddities. Over three decades, his franchise grew into an entertainment empire. This is the story of the man who popularized the iconic phrase, and proof of why we still can't resist his challenge to 'Believe it, or not!'

Two Night Stand
A no-strings-attached, online hook-up turns into a morning after disaster for twenty-something New Yorkers Alec and Megan. When a paralyzing blizzard hits the city, trapping them in Alec's cramped Brooklyn apartment, they are forced to get to know each other far beyond the confines of a typical one-night stand.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Equalizer with 1074 requests.

As Above, So Below had 382 requests,
Tusk had 256 requests,
Shameless - Complete 4th Season had 181 requests,
Reach Me had 152 requests,
Banshee: The  Complete Second Season had 52 requests,
A Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking - Season 2 had 12 requests, and
What's Up NASA? 12.2014 Edition had 0 requests.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Weekend Update

Weekend Update
Library Events, Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 27 December 2014 through Friday 2 January 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 12/27/2014:
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, The Hula
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to your tablet
Spring Valley Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
West Las Vegas Library: "Two Trains Running" - a Kwanzaa Play
West Las Vegas Library: Kwanzaa - A Celebration of African Values, Culture and Community
    Sunday 12/28/2014:
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
West Las Vegas Library: "Two Trains Running" - A Kwanzaa Play
    Monday 12/29/2014:
Mesquite Library: Community Bereavement Group
Whitney Library: Nevada Health Center's Mammovan
    Tuesday 12/30/2014:
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Excel Basics
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 12/31/2014: All libraries close at 5 p.m. to observe New Years Eve
The libraries are OPEN (till 5), but there are no events scheduled
    Thursday 1/1/2015:
All libraries closed for New Year's Day
    Friday 1/2/2014:
The libraries are OPEN, but there are no events scheduled.

Monday, December 22, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 30 December 2014:

As Above, So Below
Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home to countless souls. When a team of explorers ventures into the uncharted maze of bones, they uncover the secret of what this city of the dead was meant to contain. A journey into madness and terror, it reaches deep into the human psyche to reveal the personal demons that come back to haunt everyone.
Banshee: The complete second season
The new season finds Lucas, having escaped detection after being interrogated by FBI agent Jim Racine, with his hands fuller than ever as sheriff, dealing with (among other things) the murder of a Kinaho tribe girl, the continuing escalation of tensions between Amish overlord Kai Proctor and Kinaho tribe leader Alex Longshadow, as well as the unwelcome appearance of a surprise visitor: the reprobate son of the real (and late) Lucas Hood.
The Equalizer
McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by; he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened.
A Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking - Season 2
In Season Two, follow celebrity chef Pete Evans on a culinary journey across America as he teams up with the country's most innovative chefs including Susan Feniger, Mary Sue Milliken, Donald Link, and Marco Canora, to source the finest regional ingredients and create a multicourse feast for friends. Learn cooking tips and techniques from our chefs, and how you can interpret their flavorful dishes in your own kitchen.
Reach Me
It tells interwoven stories from a diverse group of people who are united by one thing, a powerful book from an anonymous and reclusive author. When the book's positive message goes viral, a journalist and his editor, a former inmate, a hip-hop mogul, an actor and an undercover cop are inspired to change their lives by facing their fears.
Shameless - complete 4th season
Season Four finds the Gallaghers braving another brutal Chicago winter and waiting on the medical fate of their permanently pickled patriarch Frank. With oldest daughter Fiona in a stable job and relationship, and newly graduated Lip enrolled in college, it seems like the Gallaghers might finally have a shot at the middle class American dream. But when you're down and out, moving up isn't so easy.
Tusk
A wickedly funny modern-day monster movie that will hold you in terror as it keeps you in stitches. A podcaster looking for a juicy story is plunged into a bloodcurdling nightmare after he travels to the backwoods of Canada and meets an eccentric recluse with a lifetime of adventures, and a disturbing fondness for walruses.
What's Up NASA? 12.2014 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!

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Trip to Italy with 286 requests.

The Good Lie had 237 requests,
Stretch had 167 requests,
Pride had 136 requests,
Mercy had 86 requests,
Continuum - Season 3 had 65 requests,
WWE Survivor Series 2014 had 50 requests,
Richard Pryor: Icon had 27 requests,
The Rise of ISIS had 27 requests,
Why Planes Vanish had 26 requests, and
Cold War Roadshow had 11 requests.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 20 December 2014 through Friday 26 December 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 12/20/2014:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, The Hula
Las Vegas Library: December to Remember: Las Vegas Academy Choral Department
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Movie Matinee
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Holiday Crafts
West Las Vegas Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Whitney Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive for the Holidays
    Sunday 12/21/2014:
Laughlin Library: For Teens: Teen Tech Club
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Anime Club
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
Sahara West Library: Rhythm of India - An Afternoon of Dances CANCELLED
Spring Valley Library: Device Advice
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Book Club
    Monday 12/22/2014:
Laughlin Library: For Teens: Teen Tech Club
Mesquite Library: Community Bereavement Group
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
    Tuesday 12/23/2014:
Mesquite Library: Downloading eMedia to your tablet
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 12/24/2014:
All libraries CLOSED for Christmas Eve Day
    Thursday 12/25/2014:
All libraries CLOSED to celebrate Christmas Day
    Friday 12/26/2014:
The libraries are OPEN, but there are no events scheduled

Monday, December 15, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 23 December 2014:

Cold War Roadshow
The story of one of the most bizarre episodes in the annals of modern history: the unprecedented trip across America in 1959 by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, the world leader of communism and America's arch nemesis. The visit was an opportunity to halt the escalating threats of the Cold War and chart a new course toward peaceful coexistence. For the American press, it was the media story of the year.
Continuum - Season 3
Kiera faces the immediate consequences of Alex's betrayal at the end of Season 2, when he disappeared in a flash of light with the time travel device Kiera hoped might send her home. Alec's impulsive decision sets in motion a chain of events which pushes Kiera into a shocking alliance with a former enemy. But, she must also contend with a newly strategic Liber8, and a growing darkness in her police partner Carlos. Ultimately, all roads lead to young Alec, whose genius has never been more tested.
The Good Lie
They were known simply as 'The Lost Boys.' Orphaned by the brutal civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety. Fifteen years later, a humanitarian effort would bring 3,600 lost boys and girls to America.
Mercy
A supernatural thriller of family secrets and suspense. Two mischievous young brothers accompany their single mother to take care of their grandma in her remote and lonely house. What begins as an innocent gesture, leads to the discovery of terrifying secrets about Gramma's true nature.
Pride
U.K. gay activists work to assist miners during their extended strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.
Richard Pryor: Icon
Richard Pryor's impact on the craft of comedy and today's top comics is legendary and unrivaled. The program surveys the profound and enduring influence of one of the greatest American comics of all time.
The Rise of ISIS
FRONTLINE investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. As part of a special FRONTLINE series, correspondent Martin Smith reports from Iraq on how the country began coming undone after the American withdrawal and what it means for the U.S. to be fighting there again.
Stretch
Kevin Stretch is a Hollywood limo driver with a dark past. When Stretch is in need of quick cash to pay back his debts to a notorious gangster, he takes a job with a billionaire client in hopes of a big payday. His client's eccentricities soon escalate into a wild night of adventure, sex, and danger which begins to make the fate of returning to the mob empty-handed seem reasonable.
The Trip to Italy
Once again two comedy buddies/rivals take a culinary road trip, retracing the steps of the Romantic poets' grand tour of Italy and indulging in some sparkling banter and impersonation-offs. The two enjoy mouthwatering meals in gorgeous settings from Liguria to Capri.
Why Planes Vanish
In an era of smart-phones and GPS, how could a 270-ton passenger jet vanish into thin air? NOVA tells the inside story of the search for Flight MH370 and meets the key players from all corners of the globe who have spent months searching for the lost plane. How easy is it to make a plane disappear? Or can new technology guarantee that in the future, nothing will ever be 'lost' again?
WWE Survivor Series 2014
The 28th Survivor Series will take place on November 23 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO. The event is usually characterized by having tag-team elimination matches, featuring teams of four or five wrestlers. These matches are generally referred to simply as 'Survivor Series matches.'
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Maze Runner with 1012 requests.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had 743 requests,
This is Where I Leave You had 446 requests,
Magic in the Moonlight had 422 requests,
The Skeleton Twins had 375 requests,
The Americans - Season 2 had 98 requests,
At the Devil's Door had 71 requests,
Extant - the First Season had 65 requests,
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever had 60 requests,
Bleach uncut box set 23 had 28 requests,
Emperor's Ghost Army had 21 requests,\
Spark - A Burning Man Story had 20 requests,
Great Estates of Scotland had 18 requests,
Gold Rush - Season 3 had 14 requests,
Finding your roots - season 2 had 10 requests,
Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler had 9 requests, and
Makers - Women who make America Vol. 2. had 8 requests.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 13 December 2014 through Friday 19 December 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 12/13/2014:
Clark County Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Maleficent
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, The Hula
Las Vegas Library: December to Remember: Duo Mystique
Sandy Valley Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Gingerbread Zombies
Summerlin Library: Scrapbook Workshop
Whitney Library: For Teens: Wii Love Games
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Chess Club
West Las Vegas Library: Shoes for Children Drive and Benefit Performances - 2 p.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Shoes for Children Drive and Benefit Performances - 6 p.m.
Windmill Library: Saturday Movie Matinee
    Sunday 12/14/2014:
Clark County Library: Nevada Chamber Symphony's Music with a Classic Touch: Holiday Favorites
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Sahara West Library: The Desert Hearts Romance Readers Book Club
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Whitney Library: Whitney Movie and Discussion Group
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search Online
West Las Vegas Library: Shoes for Children Drive and Benefit Performances - 2 p.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Shoes for Children Drive and Benefit Performances - 6 p.m.
    Monday 12/15/2014:
Mesquite Library: Community Bereavement Group
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
    Tuesday 12/16/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: December Tales - Susan Slept Here
Mesquite Library: Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Session
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 12/17/2014:
Clark County Library: Eat, Be Happy, Be Well: A Senior Nutrition Workshop
Laughlin Library: Couponing with the King and the Queen
Mesquite Library: eMail Basics
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Wednesdays
Summerlin Library: Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Ice Age - a Mammoth Christmas Special
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: The basics of landlord-tenant law
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Felties
    Thursday 12/18/2014:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: Teen DIY Gifts
Sahara West Library: Introduction to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Sahara West Book Discussion Group
Summerlin Library: Practicing your eMedia Downloading Skills
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Teen Holiday Craft Buffet
    Friday 12/19/2014:
Spring Valley Library: Device Advice
Summerlin Library: eMedia Petting Zoo

Monday, December 8, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 16 December 2014:

Bleach Uncut Box Set 23
With Aizen's defeat, peace has returned to the both the Soul Society and the World of the Living. But soon reports begin to surface of Soul Reapers going missing in the Precipice World, and Ichigo is a prime suspect. He and Rukia go on the run from the thirteen Court Guard Squads, while in the World of the Living, Kon finds an unconscious girl lying in the street. When Ichigo and Rukia find out more about the girl, Nozomi, they realize their world, as well as the Soul Society, is in danger.
Emperor's Ghost Army
In central China, a vast underground mausoleum conceals a life-size terracotta army built to serve China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, in the afterlife. With exclusive access to pioneering research, it reveals how the Emperor directed the manufacture of the tens of thousands of bronze weapons carried by the clay soldiers including lethal crossbows engineered with astonishing precision.
Extant - the First Season
A sci-fi thriller that explores the realms of family, evolution, and, ultimately, the survival of the human race. Molly Woods is an astronaut trying to readjust to life on Earth. But slipping back into her role as wife and mother gets complicated when her doctor discovers that, after a year-long solo mission, Molly is inexplicably pregnant. Adding to her stress, Molly struggles to reconnect with her 'son,' a humanoid robot created by her engineer husband.
Finding Your Roots - Season 2
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.
Gold Rush - Season 3
In Season Three, the Hoffman crew returned to the Klondike to once again mine the Quartz Creek site but also brought on additional crewmen to simultaneously work another site in the area. But with Hoffman having delays and equipment trouble at his site they decided to merge. Parker Schnabel returned to the Big Nugget Mine site with larger and more efficient equipment while 'Dakota' Fred Hurt and his crew returned to the Porcupine Creek site.
Great Estates of Scotland
It tells the stories of ambitious landowners who have acquired some of the most beautiful tracts of land in Scotland, areas ranging in size from a handful of acres to tens of thousands.
Magic in the Moonlight
Set in the 1920's Stanley, an Englishman posing as an Asian magician attempts to debunk fake spiritualists. He then travels to the south of France to unmask a supposed medium named Sophie as a good-looking fake, but he ends up falling for her real world charms instead.
Makers - Women who Make America Vol. 2.
This groundbreaking program about the struggle for women's equality returns with six new episodes, covering topics such as: War, Business, Space, Comedy, Hollywood, and Politics
Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler
Retraces some of the world's most ancient, meaningful and challenging religious pilgrimages. Viewers travel alongisde contemporary seekers as they explore breathaking locations, fascinating history, and ancient religious traditions.
The Skeleton Twins
Maggie and Milo are estranged twins who are reunited after ten years of being apart. Follow their unforgettable journey to reconnect, as they realize that the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship.
Spark - A Burning Man Story
Each year, 60,000 people from around the globe gather in the Nevada desert for the week-long Burning Man festival, where they party and collaborate on large-scale art before burning a giant effigy in a ritual frenzy. Rooted in self-expression, self-reliance and community effort, Burning Man has grown famous for stirring ordinary people to shed their nine-to-five existence and act on their dreams.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April O'Neil and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan.
The Maze Runner
When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.
This is Where I Leave You
When their father passes away, four grown siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week. Confronting their history and the frayed states of their relationships among the people who know and love them best, they ultimately reconnect in hysterical and emotionally affecting ways amid the chaos, humor, heartache and redemption that only families can provide.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Guardians of the Galaxy with 1429 requests.

Dolphin Tale 2 had 294 requests,
Frank had 179 requests,
Under the Dome - Season two had 126 requests,
Calvary had 111 requests,
Doctor Who Complete 8th Season had 104 requests,
Exodus - the Real Story had 87 requests,
Dead Snow 2: Red vs Dead had 56 requests,
I am Ali had 41 requests,
English Royalty: A Guide for the Rest of Us had 36 requests,
In Search of Aliens - Season 1 had 27 requests,
Catch Hell had 26 requests,
WWE Presents True Giants had 24 requests,
Bigger than T. Rex had 17 requests,
Top Gear - the complete fourth season had 17 requests,
Power Rangers Super Megaforce - Earth Fights Back had 16 requests,
The Nativity had 11 requests, and
First Man on the Moon had 9 requests.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 6 December 2014 through Friday 12 December 2014:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 12/6/2014:
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, The Hula
Laughlin Library: Annual Book Sale
Las Vegas Library: December to Remember: Bluegrass for the Holidays
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Movie Matinee
Rainbow Library: The Beatles and their songs - a musical revolution
Sahara West Library: Amira's Winter Frolic
Sahara West Library: Christmas Harmony with CSN Big Band
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to your Tablet
Summerlin Library: Readers and Writers Corner - NaNoWriMo
West Charleston Library: Caring for Caregivers
    Sunday 12/7/2014:
Clark County Library: Holidays with the Las Vegas Brass Band
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Summerlin Library: The Armchair Traveller Presents
Spring Valley Library: Device Advice
West Charleston Library: The Beatles and their songs - A musical revolution
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search Online
    Monday 12/8/2014:
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Mesquite Library: Community Bereavement Group
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
    Tuesday 12/9/2014:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: December Tales - Tenth Avenue Angel
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Mystery Book Club
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Holiday Ornaments
Windmill: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 12/10/2014:
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Concert Series: Jazz Combos
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Word Basics
    Thursday 12/11/2014:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Laughlin Library: Laughlin Travel Series: Death Valley
Mesquite Library: Hands On Computer Lab
West Charleston Library: Medicaid Workshop
    Friday 12/12/2014:
Clark County Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Winter Mason Jar Candles
West Las Vegas Library: Shoes for Children Drive and Benefit Performances

Monday, December 1, 2014

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 9 December 2014:

Bigger than T. Rex
Almost a century ago, paleontologists found the first hints of a monster even bigger than Tyrannosaurus Rex, perhaps the largest predator ever to walk the Earth: fossil bones from a dinosaur dubbed Spinosaurus. Bringing together experts in paleontology, geology, climatology, and paleobotany, this NOVA/National Geographic special brings to life the lost world over which Spinosaurus reigned more than 65 million years ago.
Calvary
Calvary's Father James is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral, and often comic, problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary.
Catch Hell
A former child star is forced to confront his own demons after a criminal connected to his past kidnaps him. Trapped and tortured, he must take actions in to his own hands, if he hopes to right the wrongs of his past and survive.
Dead Snow 2: Red vs Dead
Sole survivor of the Nazi zombie army is car chased off a cliff, survives and starts war against human civilization. The Zombie Squad is called in and must stop the evil, crazed Nazi zombies.
Doctor Who Complete 8th Season
The Doctor is back! This time with a new face, a new personality, and a new set of thrilling adventures across time and space.
Dolphin Tale 2
Winter's surrogate mother, the very elderly dolphin Panama, has passed away, leaving Winter without the only poolmate she has ever known. However, the loss of Panama may have even greater repercussions for Winter, who, according to USDA regulations, cannot be housed alone, as dolphins' social behavior requires them to be paired with other dolphins. Time is running out to find a companion for her before the team at Clearwater loses their beloved Winter to another aquarium.
English Royalty: A Guide for the Rest of Us
From beheadings to incest, from war to the United Nations, from mysterious deaths to the splendid regalia of fairy tale weddings, the story of the English Royal Family is one full of intrigue, horror and glory. Unlock the mystery of a family born to rule.
Exodus - the Real Story
History unlocks the truths and myths behind the world of epic heroes and villains. Examine the complex soul of the prophet Moses who defeated the Pharaoh and the Egyptian army, and lead his people out of Egypt. See how Joshua's army infiltrated and destroyed Jericho from the inside out. Discover the stories of King Ramses II and such ancient marvels as the temple at Karnak and the rock temple at Abu Simbel.
First Man on the Moon
The story of Neil Armstrong.
Frank
An offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon, who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank, a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and his terrifying band mate Clara.
Guardians of the Galaxy
Brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand-with the galaxy's fate in the balance.
I am Ali
An intimate and heart-warming look at the man behind the legend as we've never seen Ali before. The documentary is told through exclusive, unprecedented access to Ali's personal archive of voice recordings combined with touching interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends, including his daughters, son, ex-wife and brother, plus legends of the boxing community including Mike Tyson, George Foreman and Gene Kilroy.
In Search of Aliens - Season 1
Follows Ancient Astronaut theorist Giorgio A. Tsoukalos as he explores the world's most ancient mysteries. Highlights from Giorgio's journeys include: 'The Hunt for Atlantis,' where investigators attempt to locate the city that Plato described and wonder whether it was home to an advanced civilization that created the human race; and 'The Mystery of Loch Ness,' where Giorgio travels from Scotland's Loch Ness to Vermont's Lake Champlain.
The Nativity
The miraculous story of Mary begins with a young, innocent girl, completely unaware of the monumental role she will play in history. She is to marry the humble carpenter Joseph. Suddenly, her world is upended when she learns that she is carrying the son of God. She and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, while a shepherd in the field has a miraculous visitation and wise men watching the movements of the stars realize that an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled.
Power Rangers Super Megaforce - Earth Fights Back
With the help of their powerful special Morphers and Legendary Keys, Troy, Noah, Emma, Gia, and Jake transform into the Super Megaforce. And there is no time to lose, as they must save the city from Cybax's impending missile launch, battle Skatana's Octoblade attack, and defeat the X-Borg assault. But how long can the Rangers hold off this new threat before Earth belongs to wicked Prince Vekar and his minions forever?
Top Gear - the complete fourth season
The new season is bigger and faster than ever before as Tanner, Rutledge and Adam set themselves cooler and even crazier ways of testing the world's most incredible vehicles. From high-speed races in super cars to incredible stunts and off-road mayhem.
Under the Dome - Season two
In Season two of Under the Dome, the people of Chester's Mill struggle to break free of their nightmare, as a mysterious stranger and diminishing food supply threaten their very survival. Big Jim, driven by his lust for power, assumes the role of town sheriff. Meanwhile, someone has discovered a way out of the dome; will the rest escape?
WWE Presents True Giants
Focuses on the top giants in wrestling history. This program will look and feel like 20 mini-biographies with each feature presented by just one person, giving it a more personal and in-depth look than a Countdown. A two hour feature with all 20 mini-bios and full matches included as extras.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Dawn of the Planet of the Apes with 1142 requests.

The Hundred Foot Journey had 547 requests,
Justified - Season 5 had 232 requests,
The Strain - Season 1 had 131 requests,
Arrested Development Season 4 had 67 requests,
Kite had 49 requests,
Simpsons - Complete 17th Season had 46 requests,
Robin Williams Remembered had 35 requests,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Showdown in Dimension X had 34 requests,
Kids for Cash had 30 requests,
Disney Mickey Mouse Season 1 had 27 requests,
The Story of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: I Won't Back Down had 21 requests,
Secrets of the Dead: Resurrecting Richard III had 16 requests,
Bob Marley - the Lost Tapes had 15 requests,
Gunsmoke - the eleventh season, volume 1 had 14 requests,
Gunsmoke - the eleventh season - volume 2 had 14 requests,
Broad City - Season One had 12 requests,
Friended to Death had 11 requests,
Sand Wars had 7 requests, and
A Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking - Season 1 had 5 requests.