Monday, December 28, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 5 January 2016:

Ancient Aliens - Complete Season 8
This season travels the universe across an expanse of tens of thousands of years to the present day as we investigate the possibilities and probabilities of life beyond Earth. We look at the unexplainable, enormous man-made caves, structures, crop circles containing encrypted messages, and complex mathematical and astronomical equations perplexing our leading scientists. Experts have found thousands of strange drawings of beings with blue skin, multi-limbed humanoids, and more.
Blood Lions
Follows acclaimed environmental journalist and safari operator Ian Michler, and Rick Swazey, an American hunter, on their journey to uncover the realities about the multi-million dollar predator breeding and canned lion hunting industries in South Africa.
A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velazquez Story
A documentary following the inspiring journey of 26-year-old, 58-pound Lizzie from cyber-bullying victim to anti-bullying activist. Born with a rare syndrome that prevents her from gaining weight, Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Velasquez was first bullied as a child in school for looking different and, later online, as a teenager when she discovered a YouTube video labeling her 'The World's Ugliest Woman.'
Broad City: Season 2
An odd couple comedy about two best friends navigating their twenties in New York City whose adventures always lead down unexpected and outlandish paths. They're broke, flawed, and don't shy away from the sticky situations NYC throws at them, they dive right into the muck. But no matter how bad it gets, these young broads are always down with whatever hits.
Captive
When Brian Nichols, on the run as the subject of a city-wide manhunt and desperate to make contact with his newborn son, takes recovering meth addict Ashley Smith hostage in her own apartment, she turns for guidance to Rick Warren's bestselling inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life. While reading aloud, Ashley and her would-be killer each face crossroads where despair and death intersect hope.
Charlie Brown and Friends
Classic Peanuts TV specials featuring your favorite Peanuts friends. Facing tough competition, silly Snoopy gets hitched up as a sled-dog, and Charlie Brown struggles as an athlete while trying to impress the little red-headed girl. Together the entire Peanuts team provides plenty of trophy-winning laughs.
Cyberwar Threat
Thanks in part to the documents released by Edward Snowden, the true scale of the National Security Agency's scope and power is coming to light. Besides spending billions to ingest and analyze the worlds' electronic communications, the NSA has set out to dominate a new battlefield, cyberspace. Nova examines the science and technology behind cyber warfare and asks if we are already in the midst of a deadly new arms race.
Experimenter
The true life story of controversial psychologist Stanley Milgram, whose legendary experiment tested ordinary people's willingness to obey orders from an authority figure, even if they felt what they were doing was wrong. This led Milgram's whirring mind, to delve into a parade of human behavior inquiries, including the Six Degrees Of Seperation theory.
Infinitely Polar Bear
When Cam has a manic breakdown that lands him in a mental hospital, his wife Maggie applies to business school and is accepted. Seeing this as her chance to build a better life for their daughters, Maggie asks Cam to become the primary caregiver for the girls while she completes her degree in New York. After all, routine is what the doctor ordered and the girls miss their dad. Cam agrees, hoping to rebuild his family. But the two spirited girls are not interested in making things easy for him.
Inside Einstein's Mind
Retrace Einstein's thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshaped our understanding of gravity, illuminating the theory of general relativity, and Einstein's brilliance, as never before.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 10
Celebrate a decade of debauchery with Season Ten of TV's most outrageously funny comedy. Join your favorite demented bar owners for a new round of misguided dreams and blundered schemes. This time around the gang tackles their most hilarious challenges yet: like besting the legendary beer drinking record of baseball's Wade Boggs and conquering the wacky world of online dating. Plus, Mac and Charlie join a cult, Psycho Pete returns from the loony bin.
Lawless Range
Brothers Sean and Tommy Donnelly live and work in modern-day Texas. Tommy has always been troubled and Sean has always been there to help him, but when Tommy gets himself $6,000 in debt, there's not much Sean can do. The money is owed to some very dangerous people and neither Sean nor Tommy has a spare dime. Worse, at every turn, Tommy manages to find a way to exacerbate their already difficult position.
Mercury Plains
A troubled young man runs away to Mexico, where he is recruited to join a paramilitary group of teens fighting the drug cartels. Isolated in the desert, he proves himself by becoming The Captain's top soldier, but questions the group's true purpose. As the Mexican police close in, he realizes that his only way out is to escape back to America, but first he must outwit The Captain.
Minions
Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters--which they are continuously unsuccessful at keeping. One Minion named Kevin, however, has a plan, and he and two of his Minions cohorts venture out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow.
Off the Menu: Asian American
What exactly does food reflect about Asian Pacific Americans? Viewers will journey from Texas to New York and from Wisconsin to Hawaii using an obsession with food as a launching point to delve into a wealth of stories, traditions, and unexpected characters that help nourish this nation of immigrants.
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, three scouts and lifelong friends fight for the badge of a lifetime and put their scouting skills to the test to save mankind from the undead.
Secrets of the Dead - Vampire Legend
Bram Stoker penned his gothic horror Dracula and popularized the vampire myth, but evidence now suggests those myths originating in England, not Eastern Europe. Oxford professor John Blair follows clues that offer insight into the formation of the myths. The cases hint at a belief that the dead could rise and bring fear to the living, that predates Eastern European lore and forcing a reexamination of the modern vampire legend.
Sicario
After an idealistic FBI agent is recruited by a government task-force official to pursue a drug lord, she begins a perilous mission that forces her to question everything she believes, and pits her against a shadowy consultant with a dangerous agenda.
Sleeping with Other People
The story of two romantic failures whose years of serial infidelity and self-sabotage have led them to swear that their relationship will remain strictly platonic. But can love still bloom while sleeping with other people?
The Throwaways
Notorious hacker Drew Reynolds is captured by the CIA and given a proposition, work for them or spend the rest of his life in prison. Agreeing on the condition that he can form his own team, he puts together a group of 'throwaways,' the people deemed expendable and seemingly the worst in the organization.
True Detective - The Complete Second Season
A bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of conspiracy and betrayal in the scorched landscapes of California.
The Walk
In 1974, Philippe Petit assembled a team to help him achieve his dream of walking between the World Trade Center towers.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Hitman: Agent 47 with 660 requests.

The Perfect Guy had 457 requests,
Bone Tomahawk had 344 requests,
Ray Donovan - The Third Season had 212 requests,
Shameless - Complete 5th Season had 178 requests,
Just Let Go had 46 requests,
Tracy Anderson: Cardio Dance Express had 12 requests, and
Tracy Anderson: Targeted Training Boot Camp had 9 requests.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 26 December 2015 through Friday 1 January 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 12/26/2015:
Mesquite Library: Family Holiday Movie Break: Tomorrowland
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Saturday Movie Matinee
Windmill Library: Movie Matinee
West Las Vegas Library: Kwanzaa 2015: A Celebration of African Values, Culture and Community
    Sunday 12/27/2015:
Las Vegas Library: Adventures In Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
West Las Vegas Library: Kwanzaa 2015: A Celebration of African Values, Culture and Community
    Monday 12/28/2015:
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
    Tuesday 12/29/2015:
Mesquite Library: Family Holiday Movie Break: Jurassic World
Summerlin Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
    Wednesday 12/30/2015:
No Events Scheduled
    Thursday 12/31/2015: All Libraries close at 5 p.m.
No Events Scheduled
    Friday 1/1/2016:
All Libraries CLOSED to celebrate New Year's Day

Monday, December 21, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 29 December 2015:

Bone Tomahawk
Four men from a settlement in the old west must ride to the edge of civilization to find some local townspeople who have been abducted. What they find is an evil beyond imagination and an enemy so brutal, they will never be the same again.
Hitman: Agent 47
An elite assassin, 47, teams up with a young woman to discover his past and how he became the perfect killing machine, and why others are after those secrets as well.
Just Let Go
As Chris Williams sat in his demolished vehicle, staring at the car that had just caused the death of his wife, his unborn baby, his nine-year old daughter, and his eleven-year-old son, he committed to do something extraordinary: he would forgive. That decision launched Chris on a journey toward healing that affected his family and friends, the young man who caused the accident, and an entire community.
The Perfect Guy
After breaking up with her boyfriend, a professional woman gets involved with a man who seems almost too good to be true.
Ray Donovan - The Third Season
Even Ray Donovan's actions have consequences and he soon learns that clean slates are a dirty business. Ray has taken some hits that would leave lesser men down for the count, but what doesn't kill a Donovan only makes him stronger. One thing's for sure, whether you're with him or against him, it may be a new day, but it's the same Ray.
Shameless - Complete 5th Season
Season five finds the Gallaghers dealing with both the upside and downside of personal and urban renewal as Frank, Fiona, Lip and their family and friends band together to fight the invading hipster hordes and real estate speculators in their beloved South Side. But, as the neighborhood changes, the Gallaghers begin to reconcile their chaotic past in the hopes of building a better future.
Tracy Anderson: Cardio Dance Express
Six easy to follow, super effective ten-minute dance workouts.
Tracy Anderson: Targeted Training Boot Camp
Three focused twenty minute workouts to transform your body.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Pawn Sacrifice with 469 requests.

Pan had 399 requests,
War Room had 356 requests,
Dragon Blade had 115 requests,
Dominion Season 2 had 83 requests,
Defiance - Season Three had 72 requests,
12 Rounds 3: Lockdown had 57 requests,
The Wiz Live! had 40 requests,
WWE Survivor Series 2015 had 23 requests,
First You Dream - The Music of Kander & Ebb had 17 requests,
Craft in America - Music had 15 requests,
Queen of the Earth had 11 requests,
My Brother's Bomber had 6 requests, and
Por Amor en el Caserio had 4 requests.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 19 December 2015 through Friday 25 December 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 12/19/2015:
Clark County Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Centennial Hills Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Mesquite Library: Family Holiday Movie Break: Minions
Summerlin Library: Practicing Your eMedia Downloading Skills
Sunrise Library: For Teens: 3D Smartphones
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 12/20/2015:
Las Vegas Library: Adventures In Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Library Book Club
Sahara West Library: Desert Hearts Romance Readers
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
Whitney Library: Spectacular Painting Party
Windmill Library: Music Club
    Monday 12/21/2015:
Mesquite Library: Book Bingo
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility & Balance Class
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.
    Tuesday 12/22/2015:
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Takeover! - MAKERshop
Mesquite Library: Holiday Movie Break: Pixels
    Wednesday 12/23/2015:
Laughlin Library: Managing New Seasons
    Thursday 12/24/2015:
All libraries CLOSED to celebrate Christmas Eve Day
    Friday 12/25/2015:
All Libraries CLOSED to celebrate Christmas Day

Monday, December 14, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 15 December 2015:

Craft in America - Music
The finely crafted handmade instruments and the world renowned artists who play them, demonstrating the perfect blend of form and function. By exploring how various instruments are perfected, and a unique journey through our country's past, detailing the contributions of jazz and Appalachian roots music to the American cultural landscape, as well as the intersection of the guitar and political activism, and how the legacy of West African instruments is embedded in the American banjo.
Defiance - Season Three
Nolan and Irisa return to the ruins of Defiance seven months after the complete destruction of New York City. They find the town on the verge of war with the Votanis Collective, led by the notorious General Rahm Tak. To beat impossible odds and to save Defiance from the brutality of the Votanis Collective, the town turns to the mysterious Omec, a long-lost race of Votans with a blood-stained past.
Dominion Season 2
Alex Lannon journeys to the legendary city of New Delphi, a human enclave with a dark secret, hoping to secure a military alliance with its mercurial leader. Back in Vega, Claire Riesen faces an uprising against the City's rigid class system, pitting her against the disgraced David Whele and his newfound rebel allies. While war rages in the few cities left on earth, Michael stumbles upon a mystery in the form of Mallory, a town seemingly untouched by mankind's celestial war.
Dragon Blade
When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An and his group of trained warriors teams up with an elite legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to maintain the delicate balance of power in the region. To protect his country and his new friends, Huo An gathers the warriors of thirty-six ethnic nations together to fight Tiberius in an incredible epic battle.
First You Dream - The Music of Kander & Ebb
A tribute to John Kander and Fred Ebb, the legendary Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Grammy Award-winning songwriting team whose Broadway shows include Cabaret; Chicago; Kiss of the Spider Woman; The Act; Curtains; and The Scottsboro Boys, featuring timeless songs like New York, New York; All That Jazz; Money Makes the World Go Around; and Maybe This Time.
My Brother's Bomber
For some 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his older brother David. Now, Dornstein sets out to find the men responsible, hunting for clues to the identities and whereabouts of the suspects in the ruins and chaos of post-Qaddafi Libya in this rare, real-life spy thriller.
Pan
Peter is a mischievous twelve-year old boy with an irrepressible rebellious streak, but in the bleak London orphanage where he has lived his whole life those qualities do not exactly fly. Then one incredible night, Peter is whisked away from the orphanage and spirited off to a fantastical world of pirates, warriors and fairies called Neverland. There, he finds amazing adventures and fights life-or-death battles while trying to uncover the secret of his mother, who left him at the orphanage.
Pawn Sacrifice
In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. It chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.
Por Amor en el Caserio
Angelo is a new resident to the project, where his cousin is the drug lord of one of the sides. He falls in love with Cristal- the sister of the opposing drug lord enemy of his cousin. With lack of support from both sides, they meet secretly and their love grows deeper. The gangs are plotting one last war, a fight that will finally determine who controls the drug territories. Can a love of this magnitude overcome this environment?
War Room
Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it all; great jobs, a beautiful daughter, and their dream house. But appearances can be deceiving. Their world is actually crumbling under the strain of a failing marriage. While Tony basks in his professional success and flirts with temptation, Elizabeth resigns herself to increasing bitterness. But when Elizabeth meets her newest client, Miss Clara, and is challenged to establish a 'war room' and a battle plan of prayer for her family.
The Wiz Live!
Staying true to the groundbreaking Broadway show that put a vivid urban spin on the land of Oz. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the original hit Broadway show became a cultural touchstone that also spawned the classic film. Here a Tony-winning creative team has brought together the imaginative acrobats of Cirque du Soleil and a cast of extraordinary singers and dancers to create an exciting new version of the show unlike anything seen before.
WWE Survivor Series 2015
Since 1987, WWE fans have rung in the holiday season with this unique event where superstars form allegiances of four or more to compete for a common cause in elimination tag team matches.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation with 1213 requests.

Fantastic Four had 821 requests,
Maze Runner - The Scorch Trials had 770 requests,
Time Out Of Mind had 226 requests,
Teen Wolf - Season 5 Part 1 had 41 requests,
Hollows Grove had 22 requests,
Majestic Prince Complete Collection had 21 requests,
Great Houses with Julian Fellowes had 19 requests,
Extant - The Second Season had 15 requests,
Power Rangers Time Force - The Complete Series had 10 requests, and
A Chef's Life - Season 3 had 6 requests.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 12 December 2015 through Friday 18 December 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 12/12/2015:
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Jurassic World
Clark County Library: Getting a Job Career Development Series - Las Vegas Job Forecast 2016
Laughlin Library: The Silent Era and History Series: Mabel Normand
Las Vegas Library: Duo Mystique
Mesquite Library: Family Holiday Movie Break: Inside Out
Summerlin Library: Scrapbook Workshop
Sahara West Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Whitney Library: Employment Workshop
Windmill Library: Movie Matinee
West Las Vegas Library: 21st Annual Shoes for Children Shoe Drive and Benefit Performance Play Nola’s Eve
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Anime Club
    Sunday 12/13/2015:
Clark County Library: Nevada Chamber Symphony's Holiday Favorites
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Anime Club
Las Vegas Library: Adventures In Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amatueurs
Sahara West Library: A Christmas Harmony with CSN Big Band
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
West Charleston Library: And Winter Came
Whitney Library: Whitney Second Sunday Movie and Discussion Club
West Las Vegas Library: 21st Annual Shoes for Children Shoe Drive and Benefit Performance Play Nola’s Eve
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search
    Monday 12/14/2015:
Rainbow Library: Crochet Crew
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
    Tuesday 12/15/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Holiday Tales - Bundle of Joy
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: The bitLab
Laughlin Library: Obamacare Open Enrollment
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Recycled Book Wreath
    Wednesday 12/16/2015:
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Star Wars Screenprinting
Summerlin Library: Holiday at Hogwarts
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Ollivanders Wand Workshop
Sahara West Library: Leadership Development from Within You
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Gamers Club
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Hangout - Duct Tape Crafts
    Thursday 12/17/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: In the Art Gallery: Polymer Clay Expressions - Artists' Reception
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Managing New Seasons
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Teen Holiday Craft Buffet
Sahara West Library: Intro to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Sahara West Book Discussion Group
Sahara West Library: Introduction to the Internet
Whitney Library: Brain Power
    Friday 12/18/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Teen Book Chat
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.

Monday, December 7, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 15 December 2015:

A Chef's Life - Season 3
In the third season of this Emmy Award-winning series, watch as Chef Vivian Howard, with husband Ben Knight and her twin children by her side, blend and balance the high stakes of managing two restaurants, writing a new cookbook and tackling a family reunion feast, all while the farm-to-table chef's plate is packed with food festivals and competitions.
Extant - The Second Season
Devastated by the loss of her husband and humanich robot son, Ethan, astronaut Molly Woods is involuntarily committed to a 'rest facility.' Believing her confinement is part of a conspiracy to keep her quiet about the presence of aliens, Molly escapes, but she's stricken by an unknown illness...one she believes may be related to the mysterious space encounter that left her pregnant.
Fantastic Four
A contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
Great Houses with Julian Fellowes
Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey, is on a mission to uncover the true stories behind the greatest of Britain's great houses. On the hunt for the real Lord Granthams, Lady Marys, and Bates and Anna's, Julian shares the personal stories hidden behind the walls and discovers that these buildings are not just for society's elite; these homes hold history for everyone.
Majestic Prince Complete Collection
The original reason for creating genetically enhanced humans was to explore outer space; but when the alien Wulgaru attacked using vastly advanced technology, the Evolved Children were instead turned into Mankind's last line of defense. Which, for the members of the newly created Team Rabbits, means that their only hope for survival is to do the impossible: to somehow master an entirely new generation of weapon systems in the middle of a desperate war.
Maze Runner - The Scorch Trials
Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD's vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
With their elite organization shut down by the CIA, agent Ethan Hunt and his team must race against time to stop The Syndicate, a deadly network of rogue operatives turned traitors. To stop this global threat, Ethan must join forces with an elusive, disavowed agent whose loyalty is suspect as he faces his most impossible mission ever.
Power Rangers Time Force - The Complete Series
In the distant future, a team of Power Rangers known as the Power Rangers Time Force act as a time-traveling police force capturing and freezing criminal mutants. When the notorious criminal mastermind Ransik stages a daring escape, he fells the Red Time Force Ranger Alex and takes the entire cryogenic prison full of dangerous, incarcerated mutants back in time with him to the year 2001.
Teen Wolf - Season 5 Part 1
On the eve of senior year, Scott and his friends find themselves facing the possibility of a future without each other, a next phase of their lives that might take them in different directions despite their best intentions. Little do they know that outside forces are already plotting to break the pack apart long before they ever see graduation.
Time Out Of Mind
George is a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion. Shuffled into the unforgiving bureaucracy of a men's shelter, George seems destined to wind up as just another lost soul swallowed up by the system, until he meets a gregarious, down-and-out ex-jazzman who inspires George to reconnect with his estranged daughter.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Ant-Man with 1289 requests.

Trainwreck had 1045 requests,
The Transporter Refueled had 536 requests,
Doc Martin - Series 7 had 121 requests,
Under the Dome - Season Three had 94 requests,
Cracked - Pushed to the Edge had 66 requests,
Hannibal - Season 3 had 62 requests,
Family Guy - Season 13 had 59 requests,
Keiko - The Untold Story of the Star of Free Willy had 26 requests,
Rail Wars Complete Collection had 20 requests,
WWE Owen: Hart of Gold had 20 requests,
Leslie Sansone Just Walk - 5 Boosted Miles had 19 requests,
The Secret Handshake had 12 requests,
Iwo Jima - From Combat to Comrades had 3 requests,
The Mind of a Chef - Season 4: David Kinch had 3 requests,
Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History had 2 requests, and
Jesus Town USA and Mitt had 0 requests.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 5 December 2015 through Friday 11 December 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 12/5/2015:
Las Vegas  Library: Las Vegas Academy Choir
Mesquite Library: Family Holiday Movie Break: Max
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Music Club
Sahara West  Library: Amira's Winter Frolic
West Charleston  Library: Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss
    Sunday 12/6/2015:
Clark County Library: An Afternoon with Mark Jorgensen: Desert Bighorn Sheep - Wilderness Icon
Clark County Library: Holidays with the Las Vegas Brass Band
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Alexander Drake Writing Workshop
Las Vegas Library: Adventures In Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search
    Monday 12/7/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Alexander Drake Writing Workshop
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility & Balance Class
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.
    Tuesday 12/8/2015:
Blue Diamond Library: Managing New Seasons
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Holiday Tales - White Christmas
Clark County Library: For Teens: DIY Teens: Create-a-Gift
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: The bitLab
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Takeover! - Smash Bros.
Summerlin Library: The Armchair Traveler
Summerlin Library: In The Art Gallery: Clark County Artists Guild Winter Arts Celebration - Artists Reception
Sahara West Library: Holiday Book Sale
    Wednesday 12/9/2015:
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Concert Series: UNLV Vocal Jazz Ensemble & "Jazzmin" with the UNLV Graduate Combo
    Thursday 12/10/2015:
Clark County Library: Mariachi Winter Festival
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to Your Tablet
    Friday 12/11/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: EVENTTITLE

Monday, November 30, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 8 December 2015:

Ant-Man
Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Cracked - Pushed to the Edge
Detective Aiden Black joined by a new partner in the Psych Crimes Unit, Dr. Clara Malone. The pair faces a fresh caseload of bizarre and emotionally explosive cases the murder of a property manager blurs fact and fiction, a nightclub shooting that kills an entire rock band, the inexplicable stabbing of a blind shopkeeper, and the perplexing slaying of a health worker.
Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History
A moving tribute to the history of disabled veterans, An unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability, featuring interviews with some of the country's most prominent disabled veterans.
Doc Martin - Series 7
In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa.
Family Guy - Season 13
Pack your bags for a shipload of fun! Peter goes overboard writing a children's book, Chris travels to the past for a titanic-sized history lesson, Stewie impregnates himself with Brian's DNA (don't ask); and the Griffins meet the Simpsons in the d'oh-nuttiest crossover event of all time.
Hannibal - Season 3
Hannibal is on the run in Europe, accompanied by his psychiatrist, Bedelia Du Maurier, sporting a new identity, but servicing the same insatiable appetite. As the lives of Will and Jack converge toward Hannibal again, each with their own motivations to catch him once and for all, their deadly dance turns in startling and unexpected ways.
Iwo Jima - From Combat to Comrades
For the men who fought perhaps the fiercest battle of WWII, 70 years have passed. But the memories of those 36 bloody days on Iwo Jima have not. Now, in 2015, men who lost so much make the emotional pilgrimage back to face the defining moment of their lives. There is no other battle in any twentieth century war where former enemies would later come together for a ceremony of remembrance and forgiveness.
Jesus Town USA
For 88 years, a small Oklahoma town has pantomimed a passion play on a bizarre reproduction of Jerusalem built into the Wichita foothills. A light-hearted and comedic documentary chronicling the journey of a 100-strong amateur cast, a dozen horses, and a very devout community. Once boasting audiences of over 200,000, the Pageant now struggles to find any audience at all. When the man playing Jesus retires, his replacement, a long standing member of the cast, has a secret he is hiding.
Keiko - The Untold Story of the Star of Free Willy
Nowhere in recent history has a captive mammal garnered so much attention as the orca star of the 1993 hit film Free Willy. The film's success, partnered with growing public interest in animals held in captivity, launched a children's crusade that called for the orca's release into the wild. The result: a multimillion-dollar project that spanned four countries and weathered endless controversy.
The Mind of a Chef - Season 4: David Kinch
Following the award-winning Chef David Kinch as he reflects on his inspiration, creative drive, and the unforeseen challenges faced by chefs in their pursuit of excellence. Kinch invites you to explore a night of service at his restaurant, the people that make it work, the purveyors that provide the ingredients, and his travels back to New Orleans to cook with old friends.
Mitt
In 2006, Mitt Romney decides to run for president of the United States. In the days before the 2008 presidential election, he seeks to win debates against John McCain and the other Republican Party presidential candidates. After he loses the Republican nomination, he returns in 2012 to challenge incumbent Barack Obama for the White House. Meanwhile, his wife is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and he worries about disappointing his supporters and family if he loses.
Rail Wars Complete Collection
All train fanatic Naoto Takayama has ever dreamed of is becoming an engineer, but when he finally makes the grade and scores a trainee position with the JNR, his ambitions are totally derailed. Now, instead of the big front cab of his dreams, Naoto's stuck in the security division working with a squad of gorgeous girls and escorting pretty idol singers.
The Secret Handshake
A single mother asks a neighborhood dad for help raising her troubled teenaged boy.
Trainwreck
Since she was little, it's been drilled into Amy's head by her dad that monogamy isn't realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo; enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment, but in actuality, she's kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she's writing, a charming and successful sports doctor named Aaron Conners; Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups might be on to something.
The Transporter Refueled
Frank Martin is the best driver money can buy, willing to deliver anything for a price. But when his father is kidnapped by a gorgeous gang of thieves, Frank must shift his skills into overdrive to rescue him. Loaded with nonstop action and excitement, it is a turbo-charge thrill ride full of hairpin twists and dangerous curves.
Under the Dome - Season Three
Based on Stephen King's best-selling novel, is the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The town's inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers about the dome, where it came from and if and when it will go away.
WWE Owen: Hart of Gold
An in-depth look at the life and career of Owen Hart and his everlasting legacy. As told by his brother Bret, his family, his colleagues and his fans. Plus Matches.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Amy with 267 requests.

90 Minutes in Heaven had 184 requests,
Mistress America had 142 requests,
Mississippi Grind had 133 requests,
Halo: The Fall of Reach had 65 requests,
Assassination had 48 requests,
Jerusalem had 45 requests,
 Roger Waters The Wall had 38 requests,
The Hunting Ground had 34 requests,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Revenge! had 28 requests
Secrets of Noah's Ark had 21 requests,
Jillian Michaels: Killer Arms and Back had 16 requests,
Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure had 15 requests,
Olvidados had 9 requests,
MLB - Official 2015 World Series Film had 7 requests, and
Sam Smith: Dreams Come True had 6 requests.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 28 November 2015 through Friday 4 December 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 11/28/2015:
Clark County Library: For Teens: SAT Boot Camp: Bonus Session
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Saturday Movie Matinee
Windmill Library: Movie Matinee
West Las Vegas Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
    Sunday 11/29/2015:
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Anime Club
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
    Monday 11/30/2015:
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
West Las Vegas Library: Communal Phenomenal Woman Booktalk Club
    Tuesday 12/1/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Holiday Tales - Christmas in Connecticut
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: The bitLab
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Sahara West Library: College Planning Solutions
    Wednesday 12/2/2015:
Clark County Library: Savvy Seniors Scam Prevention Series: New Chip Technology and Your Credit Cards
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Wrap it Up
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Craft Hacks
    Thursday 12/3/2015:
Clark County Library: Las Vegas Stories: Christmas in Las Vegas
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: Teen TechArt Studio Open Lab
Sahara West Library: Discovering Italy – A Cultural Perspective
West Charleston Library: An Untangled Holiday
West Charleston Library: Homeowner's Seminar
    Friday 12/4/2015:
West Charleston Library: Annual Holiday Guitar Concert
West Charleston Library: Reception for the Hyde Park Middle School Art Exhibit
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.

Monday, November 23, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 1 December 2015:

90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper experienced love, joy and life like he'd never known during the 90 minutes he was declared dead after a traffic accident. But when he finally wakes in the hospital, Heaven's bliss was replaced by excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With the support of his family and community, Don clings to his faith and fights to recover the life he's lost.
Amy
The incredible story of six-time Grammy winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archival footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving, and vital film shines a light on our culture and the world we live in today.
Assassination
While Korea is occupied by the Japanese Army in 1933, the resistance plans to kill the Japanese Commander. But their plan is threatened by a traitor within their group and also the enemies' forces are hunting them down.
Halo: The Fall of Reach
The dramatic origins of the Master Chief and Blue Team are finally revealed.
Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure
Eggs-perience a fun-filled adventure that will crack up the entire family. Rolo is a teenage rooster who's more than a little chicken. When an evil rancher threatens his home and family, Rolo is determined to rise to the occasion. Together with a dozen of his egg friends, Rolo hatches a plan to save the day, and the farm, in this smile-making, full-length animated feature.
The Hunting Ground
A startling expose of sexual assault on US campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Weaving together cinema verite footage and fist person testimonies, the film follows the lives of several undergraduate assault survivors as they attempt to pursue both their education and justice.
Jerusalem
An inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world's oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5,000 years, the city's enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it become the center of the world for three major religions? Why does it still matter to people?
Jillian Michaels: Killer Arms and Back
Three, 30-minute workouts to tone, sculpt and strengthen sexy arms and back. Each workout increases in difficulty.
Mississippi Grind
Down on his luck gambler Garry and his hot streak buddy Curtis hit the road for New Orleans, hunting the big payday. On riverboats and racetracks they chase women and thrills before risking it all in the wager of their lives.
Mistress America
Tracy is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon to be stepsister, Brooke, a proud resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town, she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke's alluringly mad schemes.
MLB - Official 2015 World Series Film
Don't miss the greatest moments of the 2015 World Series. Catch the highlights of all of the games, interviews, and classic moments from baseball's biggest stage.
Olvidados
After suffering a heart attack, retired General Jose Mendieta is haunted by his dark past as an officer in Operation Condor, the CIA-backed campaign of political repression in Latin America that was responsible for executions, torture, and imprisonments in the 1970s. In a letter to his son Pablo, Mendieta confesses the role he played in the abduction, persecution, and execution of countless men and women during his posting to Chile.
Roger Waters The Wall
Details one of the most elaborately staged theatrical productions in music history as Pink Floyd frontman, Roger Waters, performs one of their most iconic albums.
Sam Smith: Dreams Come True
Follow singer-songwriter Sam Smith's journey, from his humble beginnings as a jazz artist, to taking the music world by storm at the 2015 Grammy Awards.
Secrets of Noah's Ark
Using instructions from an intriguing, 3,700 year-old inscription, a team of historians and expert boat builders investigates a fascinating flood legend and sets out to rebuild a tantalizing, ancient forerunner of the Ark.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Revenge!
Join the ninja-fighting brothers as they encounter new friends and new foes from Muckman to the Mighty Mutanimals to Mondo Gecko. Then take a trip through time as the Turtles transport to the past, face the biggest mutant threat yet, and get ready for the Kraang's return!
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is No Escape with 671 requests.

Ricki and the Flash had 667 requests,
American Ultra had 468 requests,
Shaun the Sheep Movie had 248 requests,
Secrets of the Dead - Jamesdown's Dark Winter had 28 requests,
WWE Hell in a Cell 2015 had 26 requests
American Experience: The Pilgrims had 22 requests,
Sand Dollars had 15 requests,
Kathy Smith Fastfit Five Ten Minute Workouts had 12 requests,
Binbo-Gami Ga! Good Luck Girl - Complete Series had 11 requests,
Eureka Seven AO had 9 requests, and
Holy Man: The USA vs Douglas White had 0 requests,

Friday, November 20, 2015

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 21 November 2015 through Friday 27 November 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 11/21/2015:
Clark County Library: A Celtic Thanksgiving
Clark County Library: For Teens: SAT Boot Camp: Writing
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Summerlin Library: Book Chat Cafe
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Sunrise Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
West Charleston Library: Tellabration - A Worldwide Benefit Afternoon of Storytelling!
West Las Vegas Library: Native Americans of the Civil War
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 11/22/2015:
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Mockingjay Screen Printing
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: Scrapbook Workshop
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Sahara West Library: Desert Author Series - An Afternoon with Roger DeBlanck
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
    Monday 11/23/2015:
Clark County Library: Medicare Information Session
Mesquite Library: Book Bingo
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
    Tuesday 11/24/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Four Tales of Sherlock Holmes - Dressed to Kill
Clark County Library: Getting Ahead Workshop: Know Your Boss and Your Boss's Boss
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 10:15 a.m.
West Las Vegas Library: Prospective Homebuyer Orientation 2:45 p.m.
    Wednesday 11/25/2015:
Clark County Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Clark County Library: Munch & Mingle Networking Lunch for Nonprofits
Laughlin Library: Managing New Seasons
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Sahara West Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
    Thursday 11/26/2015:
All Libraries CLOSED to celebrate Thanksgiving Day
    Friday 11/27/2015:
All Libraries CLOSED to celebrate Family Day

Monday, November 16, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 24 November 2015:

American Ultra
Mike shares a small-town life with his girlfriend Phoebe. But Mike's sleepy world goes wild after he discovers that he's actually a CIA sleeper agent with lethal fighting skills, and the target of government hitmen. Mike, the ultimate slacker, transforms into an ultra-attacker as he and Phoebe fight to survive in this exhilarating adventure.
No Escape
How far will one man go to protect the ones he cares about most in the world? An intense international thriller, centers on an American businessman as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city.
Ricki and the Flash
Ricki, a guitar heroine who gives up everything for her dream of rock n' roll stardom, now returns home to make things right with her family.
Secrets of the Dead - Jamestown's Dark Winter
A team of archaeologists excavating the site of an early American colony discovers something surprising: the remains of a young woman, dating back to 1609, buried in the trash layer of a cellar. Now, 400 years later, a cellar excavation has uncovered numerous bone fragments, all belonging to this adolescent female. With the help of forensic anthropologists, the extraordinary and frightening story of this young woman comes to life.
Shaun the Sheep Movie
When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan, and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.
WWE Hell in a Cell 2015
The superstars of WWE will be surrounded by an unforgiving steel prison in a night where the only way to emerge is to inflict and endure career-altering punishment. It is a match so brutal that only eleven men in the history of WWE have claimed victory, and even fewer have summoned the strength to walk away on their own. Now an annual fall tradition, who if any, will add their name to this illustrious list?
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Jurassic World with 1585 requests.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E had 550 requests,
We Are Your Friends had 189 requests,
Stanford Prison Experiment had 131 requests,
Meru had 72 requests,
The Art of the Heist had 54 requests, and
Gatchaman - The Movie had 18 requests.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Weekend Update


What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 14 November 2015 through Friday 20 November 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 11/14/2015:
Clark County Library: Couponing 101
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Avengers: Age of Ultron
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Las Vegas Library: Saturday Sessions
Mesquite Library: How to Download E-Media
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo): Pep Talk and Pointers
Windmill Library: Saturday Movie Matinee
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Anime Club
West Las Vegas Library: The World Famous Ink Spots
    Sunday 11/15/2015:
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Spring Valley Library: Spring Valley Library Book Club
Sahara West Library: Exploring Your Family’s History - Genealogy Series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
Sahara West Library: The Desert Hearts Romance Readers Book Club
West Charleston Library: Bernice Lewis in Concert
West Charleston Library: Songwriting for Everyone with Bernice Lewis
West Las Vegas Library: Open Call Auditions for Silent Waterfalls
West Las Vegas Library: Computers 101
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search
    Monday 11/16/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility & Balance Class
West Charleston Library: Solar 101 for Homeowners CANCELLED
    Tuesday 11/17/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: The Game is Afoot - 4 Tales of Sherlock Holmes - Terror by Night
Clark County Library: SoNNPIC Workshop: Nonprofit Bloopers, Bleeps and Boo-Boos
Centennial Hills Library: Centennial Hills Soap Crafters
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Enterprise Library: For Teens: The bitLab
Rainbow Library: Medicare Information Session
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Sahara West Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis, World Champion Hoop Dancer
Windmill Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis, World Champion Hoop Dancer
    Wednesday 11/18/2015:
Mesquite Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis, World Champion Hoop Dancer
Mesquite Library: Email Basics
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Teen Makerspace Labs
Sahara West Library: Leadership Development from Within You
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: Estate Planning Basics
West Charleston Library: Understanding Financial Statements for a Home Business
West Las Vegas Library: I’ve Got Talent: Senior Showcase and Brunch
    Thursday 11/19/2015:
Clark County Library: Derrick Suwaima Davis, World Champion Hoop Dancer
Enterprise Library: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Laughlin Library: Alzheimer's Educational Workshop
Mesquite Library: Managing New Seasons
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Summerlin Library: Practicing Your eMedia Downloading Skills
Sahara West Library: Sahara West Book Discussion Group
Sahara West Library: Introduction to the Internet
West Las Vegas Library: Computers 101
    Friday 11/20/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Teen Book Chat
Laughlin Library: Laughlin Movie Matinee: Jurassic World
Summerlin Library: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)