Monday, April 27, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 5 May 2015:

Against the Sun
Three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation, and each other, as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety.
Amira & Sam
Amira has a run-in with the police, so Sam takes her under his wing. Despite their differences, Sam and Amira share a common bond as outsiders. The more time they spend together, the harder it is for them to combat their feelings for one another. Meanwhile, Sam becomes entangled in an investment scheme and Amira's trouble with the law escalates to the brink of deportation.
Black or White
The story of a grandfather who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter, but when her paternal grandmother seeks custody with the help of her brother, the little girl is torn between two families who love her deeply. With the best intentions at heart, both families fight for what they feel is right and are soon forced to confront their true feelings about race, forgiveness, and understanding.
Broadchurch - The Complete Second Season
Broadchurch: a town in shock, after the revelation of the identity of Danny Latimer's killer. Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller find themselves drawn back into the case as it goes to court. Ellie, estranged from family and friends, only has Hardy to turn to. But Hardy is a man still haunted by illness and the case he never could solve - Sandbrook. As the trial proceeds, battle lines are drawn: between legal teams, between the residents of the town, and even between family members. Lives will be thrown under the spotlight, and the deepest secrets laid bare for all to see. As Joe Miller's trial and the Sandbrook case collide, no-one will emerge unscathed.
Dancing on the Edge
A PBS miniseries in which a black jazz band becomes a huge success and ends up entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.
Days of Grace
Corruption, kidnapping and vigilante justice fuel this explosive debut by Mexican filmmaker Everardo Gout. Set in Mexico City during three consecutive World Cup tournaments, three lives impacted by kidnappings, intersect.
DCI Banks - Season Three
Stephen Tompkinson returns as Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks in three more gripping crime stories.
De Que Te Quiero, Te Quiero
Natalia and Diego meet during the fishermen's festivities in Tuxpan, Veracruz, in which Natalia will be crowned as queen. Love emerges between them from the very first moment. Both completely ignore everything about each other's lives, which is not an obstacle for them to start a romance. For this reason, Natalia is not aware that Diego has a twin brother, Rodrigo, who has always competed against him.
Death in Paradise - Season Three
Bringing a dose of sunshine back to the small screen, the series returns for a third season of impossible murders on the beautiful Caribbean island of Saint Marie.
A Few Best Men
When David unexpectedly gets engaged during a whirlwind vacation, his best friends are determined to send him off into married life in signature style. But when they arrive in Australia, the nuptial plans go from bad to worse as the guys discover that unpredictable relatives, a cross-dressing sheep and a deranged drug dealer don't necessarily equate to a match made in heaven.
Hubble's Cosmic Journey
A celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25 years orbiting the planet. The story of one of the most remarkable advances in modern technology, as told by the people who designed, built, launched, operated and repaired the legendary observatory.
Law & Order: The 18th Year
The eighteenth year brings drastic changes to television's longest running crime series. Detectives Cyrus Lupo and Kevin Bernard become the newest additions to the 27th Precinct, and Michael Cutter joins the team as Executive Assistant District Attorney after the appointment of Jack McCoy to the New York County District Attorney seat.
Law & Order: The 19th Year
Dick Wolf's iconic series returns with a vengeance during its explosive Nineteenth Year as a chain of ripped-from-the-headlines cases brings both violent crime and political corruption to the forefront. There are 22 gripping episodes where the truth is anything but black-and-white. Polygamous cults, terrorism statutes, literary hoaxes, child slavery, nothing is taboo for New York's toughest investigative and legal teams.
Masters of Sex - The Complete Second Season
Following Bill's declaration in season one finale, Bill and Virginia resume their professional and personal relationship - both asserting it is to further the cause of their work. Virginia breaks the news to Ethan and Bill tries to be there for Libby and their new baby but finds it hard. Bill is struggling with getting his career back on track and Virginia is still working for Dr. DePaul but hungers for more.
Mr. Selfridge Season 3
Season 3 follows the fascinating rise and fall of this colorful but troubled entrepreneur, and picks up in 1919 just after the end of World War I.
Mr. Turner
Explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies.
Parenthood - Season 6
Get ready to say goodbye to the Braverman family in the sixth and final season of Parenthood, the gripping series lauded by critics and beloved by viewers.
Pokemon Adventures in the Orange Islands Complete Collection
After a stop in Pallet Town, Ash, Misty and Brock set out to find a rare and mysterious Pokeball for Professor Oak. Their quest leads them to the Orange Islands, where Ash decides to battle in the Orange League Tournament. With new friends to meet, new Pokemon to discover, and tough new trainers to challenge them, the adventures never end for Ash and his friends!
Print the Legend
3D printing is changing the world - from printing guns and human organs, to dismantling the world's industrial infrastructure by enabling home manufacturing. It's "the next Industrial Revolution." With unprecedented access to the visionaries building an industry, this follows the people and companies racing to bring 3D printing to your desktop and into your life.
The Pyramid
The age-old wonders of the world have long cursed explorers who've dared to unlock their mysteries. But a team of archaeologists gets more than they bargained for when they discover a lost pyramid unlike any other in the Egyptian desert. As they begin to uncover its horrifying secrets, they realize they're being relentlessly hunted by an ancient evil more nightmarish than anything they could have imagined.
Selma
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.
Spare Parts
Four Hispanic high school students organize a robotics club. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and big dreams, this rag tag team goes up against the country's reigning robotics champion, MIT.
Superfast
Undercover cop, Paul White joins Vin Serento's LA gang of illegal street racers. They're fast and they're furious and they plan to double cross LA's crime kingpin Juan Carlos de la Sol who hides his cash in a downtown Taco Bell. The gang's outrageous plan is as daring as it is ridiculous and will see them towing the whole damn restaurant, at crazy speeds, half way across the city.
White Collar Season 6
The tension has never been greater as Neal Caffrey re-teams with FBI agent Peter Burke in their most ambitious sting operation yet - infiltrating a sophisticated gang of deadly thieves. With Elizabeth Burke pregnant, Neal desperate for his freedom, and amidst pressure from Mozzie for Neal to cut ties with the FBI, the scheme unfolds, culminating in the series' most shocking plot twist of all.
WWE Wrestlemania XXXI
WrestleMania has held the distinction as the preeminent event to perform on, in front of an excess of 60 thousand screaming fans and millions watching around the world. All of WWE's biggest superstars get set to do battle in the biggest matchups of the year.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Season 1
A Duel Monsters player teams up with a ghostly visitor from another world to help the spirit regain his memories, which have been scattered among 99 monster cards.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Gambler with 838 requests.

The Wedding Ringer had 754 requests,
Inherent Vice had 383 requests,
50 to 1 had 330 requests,
Accidental Love had 238 requests,
Wolf Hall had 147 requests,
Suits - Season 4 had 127 requests,
The Mentalist - Complete 7th Season had 109 requests,
Covert Affairs - Season 5 had 102 requests,
New Tricks Season 11 had 100 requests,
Mommy had 92 requests,
Royal Pains Season 6 had 89 requests,
The Admiral: Roaring Currents had 54 requests,
Brain Games: Season 5 had 45 requests,
Last Days in Vietnam had 35 requests,
The Story of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies had 26 requests,
Appropriate Behavior had 24 requests,
WWE -ECW Unreleased Vol. 3 had 19 requests,
Nash Bridges - Season 4 had 17 requests,
Boy Meets Girl had 14 requests,
Cowboy Christmas and What's Up, NASA? 4.2015 Edition had 0 requests.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 25 April 2015 through Friday 1 May 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 4/25/2015:
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Rainbow Library: eMedia Petting Zoo
Summerlin Library: Scrapbook Workshop
Sahara West Library: The Path to Mobilizing People with James Hsu
Sahara West Library: Meet the Artist in Residence: Linda Alterwitz 
    Sunday 4/26/2015:
Clark County Library: Introduction to Computers
Enterprise Library: Be a Mix Master
Las Vegas Library: Adventures In Job Hunting
Las Vegas Library: Computer Talk
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Anime Club
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Whitney Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio Open Lab
Windmill Library: Music Club
Windmill Library: The Library's Super-Cool Secret - 11 a.m.
Windmill Library: The Library's Super-Cool Secret - 1 p.m.
Windmill Library: The Library's Super-Cool Secret - 3 p.m.
    Monday 4/27/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: Disneyland Tips and Tricks
Laughlin Library: Health Fair
Mesquite Library: Book Bingo
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - For Advanced Students
    Tuesday 4/28/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Take to the Skies - Only Angels Have Wings
Clark County Library: For Teens: Electrify Your Notebook
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Excel Basics
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - For Advanced Students
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 4/29/2015:
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - For Advanced Students
West Charleston Library: Medicare Information Session
Whitney Library: Poetry Jam
    Thursday 4/30/2015:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Sahara West Library: Intro to the Internet
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - For Advanced Students
Sahara West Library: Sahara West Book Discussion Group
West Charleston Library: Poetry Jam
West Las Vegas Library: Solar 101 for Homeowners 
Windmill Library: Shakespeare Rocks
    Friday 5/1/2015:
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Friday
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Fun Friday

Monday, April 20, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 28 April 2015:

50 to 1
A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby.
Accidental Love
Alice's perfect life is turned upside down when a freak accident leaves a nail lodged in her head, causing erratic behavior. After her fiancé calls off the engagement, Alice sets off in search of a cure and falls into the arms of Howard Birdwell, a sexy senator who champions her cause. Caught up in a love triangle held together by a nail, will Alice listen to her head or her heart?
The Admiral: Roaring Currents
The story of Korean history's most astonishing military victory by its greatly revered strategist, Admiral Yi Sunshin, who lures over 300 Japanese ships into a deadly trap where they meet their fate against only thirteen battle ships.
Appropriate Behavior
For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too ADD to focus on her for more than a second. Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of pansexual escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine.
Brain Games: Season 5
Truly mind-blowing experiments and interactive games that mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of the brain.
Covert Affairs - Season 5
An inexperienced CIA trainee with top-notch linguistic skills becomes a field operative under mysterious circumstances.
The Gambler
Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Jim Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank, a loan shark with an interest in Bennett's future.
Inherent Vice
Private eye Doc Sportello's ex-old lady shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a loony bin.
Last Days in Vietnam
In the final weeks of the Vietnam War, American servicemen and others begin the difficult mission of evacuating as many friends, family members and South Vietnamese collaborators as possible before Saigon falls to the North Vietnamese.
The Mentalist - Complete 7th Season
The FBI's masterfully manipulative criminal consultant Patrick Jane is back for the seventh - and final - season of the clever crime series. Now that Agent Teresa Lisbon and Jane have confessed their love for one another, they must find a way to be partners in both their professional and personal lives as they begin their new relationship.
Mommy
A feisty widowed single mom finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her explosive fifteen year old ADHD son. As they try to make ends meet and struggle with their unpredictable menage, the peculiar, new girl across the street, Kyla, benevolently offers her help. Together, they find a new sense of balance, and hope is regained.
Nash Bridges - Season 4
The life and cases of Inspector Nash Bridges (Don Johnson) of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and his quirky partner Inspector Joe Dominguez (Cheech Marin) as they keep tabs on crime in the scenic Bay Area in Bridge's electric yellow 1971 Plymouth Barracuda.
New Tricks Season 11
Beautiful DCI Sasha Miller leads a team of detectives called out of retirement to solve cold cases in this long-running British series.
Royal Pains Season 6
After Hank returns from his travels abroad with Boris, he quickly realizes coming home isn't always as easy as it seems.
The Story of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Spurred by a personal tragedy, America's foremost documentarian is tackling cancer. Ken Burns examines cancer with a cellular biologist's precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion. The series artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate verite film; and a scientific and investigative report.
Suits - Season 4
At last, Louis is gaining the leverage needed to finally achieve his ultimate goal - becoming partner of the firm. Meanwhile, the team at Pearson Specter is dealing with the major fallout of Louis Litt learning Mike's secret. Harvey and Jessica are faced with critical changes at the firm and defending one of their own.
The Wedding Ringer
Doug Harris is a lovable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides flattering best men for socially challenged guys in need. What ensues is a hilarious wedding charade as they try to pull off the big con, and an unexpected budding bromance between Doug and his fake best man Jimmy.
What's Up, NASA? 4.2015 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 with incredible picture and sound! Each month, this video magazine will bring the thrill of space exploration to all!
Wolf Hall
Follow the meteoric rise of a man who becomes King Henry VIII's closest advisor, in the miniseries adapted from Hilary Mantel's novels: Wolf Hall and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies. Thomas Cromwell is a brutal blacksmith's son who rises from the ashes of personal disaster, and deftly picks his way through a court where 'man is wolf to man.' King Henry VIII is obsessed with protecting the Tudor dynasty by securing his succession with a male heir to the throne. Wolf Hall follows the complex machinations and back room dealings of Cromwell, a pragmatic and accomplished power broker who must serve king and country while dealing with deadly political intrigue, Henry VIII's tempestuous relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the religious upheavals of the Protestant reformation.
WWE - ECW Unreleased Vol. 3
ECW was the birthplace of hardcore wrestling supported by a fan base full of rebellion.

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Tak3n with 1340 requests.

Unbroken had 1149 requests,
Cake had 686 requests,
Everly had 171 requests,
Supremacy had 117 requests,
The Marine 4: Moving Target had 96 requests,
Fortitude had 71 requests,
The Musketeers - Season Two had 68 requests,
Little Accidents had 67 requests,
Hit by Lightning had 58 requests,
Walter had 55 requests,
Like Sunday, Like Rain had 30 requests,
WWE Fast Lane had 29 requests,
Naked and Afraid Season 1 had 27 requests,
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed had 24 requests,
Unlimited Psychic Squad Complete Collection had 16 requests,
Being Mortal had 11 requests,
Pelican Dreams had 8 requests, and
Yukon Men: Season 3 had 8 requests.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 18 April 2015 through Friday 24 April 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 4/18/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: Couponing 101
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Laughlin Library: History of Oatman
Mesquite Library: International Movie Matinee
Summerlin Library: Book Chat Cafe
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Steampunk Notebooks
Sunrise Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Spring Valley Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
West Charleston Library: Annual Spring Rose Show
West Las Vegas Library: Soul Sparking Sessions with Toni
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
    Sunday 4/19/2015:
Clark County Library: Introduction to Computers
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: Exploring Your Family's History - Genealogy Series
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Sahara West Library: The Desert Hearts Romance Readers Book Club
West Charleston Library: For Teens: Origami LED Lanterns
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search
    Monday 4/20/2015:
Clark County Library: Managing Your Diabetes Better
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
    Tuesday 4/21/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Take to the Skies - Tail Spin
Clark County Library: An Evening with Marie Lu
Clark County Library: Publicity for Nonprofit Organizations
Clark County Library: For Teens: Young Elites Teen Writing Workshop with Marie Lu
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: How to Download eMedia
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Sahara West Library: For Teens: Origami LED Lanterns
West Charleston Library: Medicaid: Everything You Want to Know
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 4/22/2015:
Clark County Library: Munch & Mingle Networking Lunch for Nonprofits
Centennial Hills Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Mesquite Library: For Teens: Electrify Your Notebook
Mesquite Library: Email Basics
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Teen Makerspace Lab
Sunrise Library: Exploring Japanese Culture and History Through Haiku
Sahara West Library: Marina V - Live in Concert
West Charleston Library: Senior Law Series: Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft
Windmill Library: Windmill Library Used Book Sale
    Thursday 4/23/2015:
Clark County Library: Business 101: Home-Based Businesses
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Summerlin Library: Practicing Your eMedia Downloading Skills
Windmill Library: eMedia Downloading 101
    Friday 4/24/2015:
Laughlin Library: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Rainbow Library For Teens:: Club Otaku
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Whitney Library: For Teens: Electrify Your Notebook

Monday, April 13, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 21 April 2015:

Being Mortal
Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors, including himself, struggle to talk honestly and openly.
Cake
It takes us into the darkly funny world of Claire Bennett who initiates a dubious relationship with a widower while confronting fantastical hallucinations of his dead wife. With her feisty housekeeper-cum-caretaker ever at her side, Claire searches for human connection and self-forgiveness in this tale of personal redemption.
Everly
An intense action thriller centered on a down-on-her-luck woman (Salma Hayek) trapped in her apartment, forced to fend off waves of assassins sent by her former lover - a dangerous mob boss who wants her dead after he learns she no longer is loyal to him. Desperate to be reunited with her mother and young daughter, she fights to stay alive fending off Yakuza assassin soldiers.
Fortitude
Citizens living in Fortitude, an Arctic town hailed as the safest place on Earth, are rocked to the core by the murder of one of their own. A detective is quickly flown in from out-of-town to assist the local Chief of Police with the investigation of the town's first-ever violent crime and the two men must work together despite the deep mistrust each has for the other.
Hit by Lightning
Loser Ricky (Jon Cryer) has given up on love, until he meets mysterious Danita (Stephanie Szostak) through an online dating site. Charming, funny, and stunningly beautiful, there's only one catch. Ricky starts to wonder - can homicide lead to happily ever after?
Like Sunday, Like Rain
Surrounded by wealth and living in Manhattan, twelve year old prodigy Reggie, lives a solitary life without his frequently absent parents. Estranged from family, Eleanor needs a new place to live and a new job. Fate winds her lovely fingers around these two lives to place Eleanor as the new au pair for Reggie and the music in their hearts intertwines to create this beautiful story about discovery and acceptance.
Little Accidents
In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy in a web of secrets.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed
Spain, 1966: Antonio is a teacher and a Beatles fan, facets he combines by getting his pupils to recite the lyrics from Help in English class. When he learns that his idol John Lennon is making a film in Almeria, he resolves to meet him. On the journey he picks up two young runaways: Bethlehem, a pregnant girl fleeing a convent, and Juanjo, a boy escaping a dictatorial father.
The Marine 4: Moving Target
Now in the private sector, Carter is assigned to protect a beautiful whistleblower from deadly mercenaries hired to kill her. Locked and loaded with explosive action from start to finish.
The Musketeers - Season Two
Prepare for more pulse-pounding thrills, more breathtaking action and more high-stakes heroism. The gallivanting royal bodyguards for King Louis XIII, Athos, Aramis, Porthos and d'Artagnan, are back for love, honor and adventure. Together, the inseparable Musketeers employ their bravery and skill to track down a missing Musketeer; become embroiled in a full-scale riot orchestrated by a notorious criminal mastermind; and embark on a dangerous mission to Le Havre.
Naked and Afraid Season 1
Twenty-one days. In the middle of nowhere. With no tools, no food, and no clothes. These naked strangers have no choice but to abandon inhibitions and join forces in a shocking attempt at survival in the most remote areas of the world.
Pelican Dreams
This follows a wayward California brown pelican from her "arrest" on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges.
Supremacy
Tully just got paroled. But his first night out could be his last. He just killed a cop. And no one's gonna listen to an ex-con with the Aryan Nation. His leader just cut him loose, and as the police close in, Tully and his girlfriend add home invasion and hostages to the body count. But no one counted on Mr. Walker, an ex-con himself, to fight back - using his understanding of the racist mind to turn the tables on a desperate and violent man. Will it be enough to keep his family alive?
Tak3n
Ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his 'particular set of skills,' to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now, his daughter.
Unbroken
Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Unlimited Psychic Squad Complete Collection
You don't have to be psychic to know that Hyobu Kyosuke is trouble waiting to happen, but having psychic powers of your own may be your only chance if you want to stand against him. One of the most powerful espers on the planet, Hyobu's incredible range of abilities extends as far as controlling his own aging process, and the potential strength of all his talents combined is so terrifying that he wears a device that limits their use except in cases of extreme emergency.
Walter
A mild mannered ticket-taker at a movie theater believes himself to be the son of God with the responsibility to judge whether people will spend eternity in heaven or hell. When a ghost stuck in purgatory interrupts Walter's daily routine his world is turned upside down.
WWE Fast Lane
A new hot pay-per-view event at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee.
Yukon Men: Season 3
On the edge of civilization lies the village of Tanana, Alaska, where generation after generation battle the elements of nature in a fight for survival.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Big Eyes with 700 requests.

The Woman in Black 2 - Angel of Death had 400 requests,
Maps to the Stars had 298 requests,
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken had 231 requests,
The Babadook had 185 requests,
Batman vs. Robin had 137 requests,
Missing had 95 requests,
Jinn had 58 requests,
I Am Steve McQueen had 43 requests,
God Help the Girl had 39 requests,
John Doe, Vigilante had 37 requests,
Manny had 37 requests,
The End of the Civil War had 28 requests,
Lights Out had 26 requests,
WWE Ultimate Warrior: Always Believe had 26 requests,
Unlikely Animal Friends 2 had 24 requests,
World War I - The People's Story had 21 requests,
Enter the Dangerous Mind had 20 requests,
The Town that Came a Courtin' had 19 requests,
Wild Kratts - Shark-tastic had 19 requests,
Beside Still Waters had 18 requests, and
Transatlantic Sessions 1: The Best of Folk Volume 1 had 5 requests.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 11 April 2015 through Friday 17 April 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 4/11/2015:
Clark County Library: Saturday Movie Matinee: Birdman
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Spring Valley Library: For Teens: Bubble Magnets
West Charleston Library: Feng Shui: The Nine Basic Cures for What Ails Your Life
West Las Vegas Library: Acting for Film Workshops
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Chess Club
Whitney Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Sunday 4/12/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen MAKERshop
Sahara West Library: Guitar Basics 101
Sahara West Library: Mindfulness and Insight Meditation
Spring Valley Library: Guitar for Amateurs
Summerlin Library: The Armchair Traveler Presents - How to Go on a Safari
West Las Vegas Library: Job Search
Whitney Library: For Teens: Origami LED Lanterns
Whitney Library: Whitney Second Sunday Movie and Discussion Club

    Monday 4/13/2015:
Clark County Library: Managing Your Diabetes Better
Centennial Hills Library: Maxwell Drake Writing Workshop
Spring Valley Library: English as a Second Language
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Tuesday 4/14/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Take to the Skies - Test Pilot
Clark County Library For Teens:: Origami LED Lanterns
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Laughlin Library: United Blood Services Blood Drive
Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Mystery Book Club
Sahara West Library: Murder in the Library Book Club
Spring Valley Library: English as a Second Language
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Stop-Motion Animation Studio
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 4/15/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: Information Session: College Savings Programs in Nevada
Mesquite Library: Microsoft Word Basics
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Electrify Your Notebook
Sahara West Library: Launching a Leadership Revolution
Sunrise Library: Exploring Japanese Culture and History Through Haiku
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Stop-Motion Animation Studio
Windmill Library: Information Session: College Savings Programs in Nevada

    Thursday 4/16/2015:
Enterprise Library: For Teens: Art Bots
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Hands on Computer Lab
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to Your Tablet
Sahara West Library: Hiking Las Vegas
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Stop-Motion Animation Studio
West Las Vegas Library: Microsoft Word 2013 Resumes
    Friday 4/17/2015:
Centennial Hills Library: For Teens: Teen Book Chats
Laughlin Library: Brainfuse: ignite your mind
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Teen Fridays
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Fun Friday

Monday, April 6, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 14 April 2015:

The Babadook
Amelia is a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a disturbing storybook called Mister Babadook turns up at her house, she is forced to battle with her son's deep seated fear of a monster. Soon she discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Batman vs. Robin
When Batman finds himself under attack by his own son, Damian (Robin), he at first suspects the hand of Ra's Al Ghul behind the treachery, but then comes to see that the boy may be controlled by a mysterious and murderous society known as the Court of Owls.
Beside Still Waters
When Daniel (Ryan Eggold) invites his oldest friends to spend one last weekend at his parents' lake house, secrets are confessed, romances are rekindled, and a particularly epic game of Whiskey Slaps is played.
Big Eyes
Walter Keane became a worldwide celebrity and talk show fixture in the 1950s after he pioneered the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids, and used his marketing savvy to sell them cheaply. Unfortunately, he claimed to be the artist. That role was played by Margaret, his shy wife. The ruse broke up their marriage and led to a divorce and a dramatic courtroom battle to prove authorship of the paintings.
The End of the Civil War
A collection of four feature-length specials about the final days of the Civil War, just in time for the 150th anniversary.
Enter the Dangerous Mind
A reclusive American composer with an online following has a tentative romance with a beautiful social worker. This offers a glimmer of hope, but his mind fractures as the voices in his head grow louder and more destructive.
God Help the Girl
From writer/director Stuart Murdoch comes the most delightfully different musical of the year. Eve is a catastrophe - low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James. Together they decide there's only one thing to do: form a pop group.
I Am Steve McQueen
In a time of social upheaval, McQueen's art imitated his life. He lived fast and drove faster. shares the incredible life story of this legendary actor, racer, and cultural icon. Combining original interviews, movie clips, archival footage and sound bites, the film chronicles McQueen's extraordinary career while focusing on the correlation between his on-screen and off-screen experiences.
Jinn
Shawn enjoys an idyllic life with his new wife Jasmine in Ann Arbor, MI. Their happiness is interrupted one day by a cryptic message warning of a curse that has been haunting his family for generations. Shawn is skeptical until strange and then menacing things start to happen. Unable to explain the events and fearing for his life, Shawn turns to Gabriel and Father Westhoff, a mysterious duo claiming to have answers.
John Doe, Vigilante
Frustrated with a failing legal system that continues to allow violent criminals to go free, John Doe begins exacting justice the only way he knows how - by killing one criminal at a time. Soon he becomes a media sensation and inspires a group of copycat vigilantes, but who is the real John Doe - a pillar of justice or a cold-blooded murderer?
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
In 1983, a group of childhood friends pulled off the crime of the century: kidnapping one of the richest men in the world, the heir of the Heineken beer empire. The shocking capture, by gunpoint in broad daylight on the streets of Amsterdam, resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for a kidnapped individual. It was truly the perfect crime, until they got away with it. Based on a true story.
Lights Out
Our planet is lit up 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We're addicted to light of all kinds, and like anything else that's addictive, is too much a bad thing? Join leading scientists in the lab and in the field to discover how much harm light at night may be causing people and to learn about the ground-breaking steps being taken to protect us.
Manny
An inspirational tale of Manny Pacquiao, a man who over came insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time. From a starving teenager who fought to feed his family, to a Congressman in the Philippines working tirelessly to improve the lives of his people this is a feature-length documentary film that explores the many triumphs and tribulations of Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao.
Maps to the Stars
Meet the Weiss family, who are making their way in Hollywood rife with money, fame, envy, and relentless hauntings. Stafford Weiss is a famed TV self-help therapist with an A-list celebrity clientele. Meanwhile, Cristina Weiss has her work cut out managing the career of their disaffected child-star son, Benjie, a fresh graduate of rehab at age thirteen. Yet unbeknownst to them, another member of the Weiss family has arrived in town, mysteriously scarred and tormented, Agatha.
Missing
When five year-old Oliver Hughes disappears while on holiday in France, it sets off a nearly decade-long search for his whereabouts.
The Town that Came a Courtin'
Abby, obituary writer turned author, is used to making up quirky, charming characters in her books, but here in Bliss, it almost seems like those characters have sprung to life, and Abby is fantasizing about moving right in. The townspeople have set their matchmaking minds in motion and they aren't about to let Abby leave without a little love in her heart.
Transatlantic Sessions 1: The Best of Folk Volume 1
An acclaimed ground-breaking series that, in a very simple fashion, brought together a host of great artists from Europe and America, and introduced them to each other's music.
Unlikely Animal Friends 2
Features amazing, heart-warming stories of animals that have struck up unusual relationships that seemingly go against all their instincts.

Wild Kratts - Shark-tastic
The Kratts are studying great white sharks while, Chef Gourmand is looking for ingredients for shark fin soup. Later, when Martin knocks the Creature Power Suits into a deep Arctic trench, the brothers search for them in the brand-new Octopod submarine. Then Aviva takes the lead when she wants to upgrade the Tortuga with swimming capabilities. Finally, the team is on a mission to decode the secret language of dolphins using a new invention.
The Woman in Black 2 - Angel of Death
The supernatural terror returns and unspeakable evil sets its sight on new prey when a group of orphaned children are forced to move into the abandoned Eel Marsh House with their caretakers, Eve and Jean. As the children begin to mysteriously disappear, Eve makes a shocking discovery; it may not be a coincidence that she has come to reside in a place inhabited by the murderous Woman in Black.
World War I - The People's Story
An outstanding cast of acclaimed British actors bring the First World War to life in this stirring documentary created to commemorate the conflict's centennial in 2014. This unique four-part series mixes archival footage with reenactments by actors playing real participants in the war and performing excerpts from their original letters, memoirs, and diaries of the time.
WWE Ultimate Warrior: Always Believe
Following his triumphant return to WWE after an eighteen year sabbatical, Warrior tragically passed away days after headlining the Hall of Fame class from WrestleMania30. Experience his story, the full story of how Jim Helwig went from chiropractor school to becoming a super-hero for millions of fans.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is A Most Violent Year with 531 requests.

The Immigrant had 308 requests,
Bad Asses on the Bayou had 76 requests,
The Book of Negroes had 58 requests,
Manhattan Season 1 had 55 requests,
UFC 181 & 182 - Hendricks vs Lawler II / Jones vs Cormier had 43 requests,
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn had 29 requests,
Lego - Legends of Chima: Quest for the Legend Beast Season 2 Part 1 had 26 requests, and
Simon Wiesenthal Film Collection had 7 requests.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Weekend Update

What's happening at your library next week?

Here's the schedule for events for grownups, for the week of Saturday 4 April 2015 through Friday 10 April 2015:
(Click on the link for times, and more information)
    Saturday 4/4/2015:
Clark County Library: Drama de la Pasión: Jesús de Nazaret CANCELLED
Enterprise Library: Learn Hawaii's Dance, the Hula
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Movie Matinee
Summerlin Library: Downloading eBooks to Your Tablet
Whitney Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Sunday 4/5/2015:
All Libraries Closed - Happy Easter!
    Monday 4/6/2015:
Clark County Library: Ultrasound Heart Screenings
Centennial Hills Library: Job Skills for Students Workshop
Spring Valley Library: English as a Second Language
Sahara West Library: Longevitology - Energy Healing
Sahara West Library: Yoga Flexibility and Balance Class
West Charleston Library: AARP Tax Assistance
    Tuesday 4/7/2015:
Clark County Library: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Take to the Skies - Hells Angels
Clark County Library: For Teens: Stop-Motion Animation Studio
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
Mesquite Library: Mesquite Book Club
Summerlin Library: Fiber Arts Workshop
Windmill Library: Zumba Dance Fitness
    Wednesday 4/8/2015:
Clark County Library: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Clark County Library: UNLV Jazz Concert Series Featuring Various Ensembles
Mesquite Library: Computer and Internet Basics
Mesquite Library: For Teens: Origami LED Lanterns
Summerlin Library: For Teens: Teen Makerspace Lab
West Charleston Library: GMOs 101
West Las Vegas Library: For Teens: Teen Hangout
    Thursday 4/9/2015:
Clark County Library: AARP Tax Assistance
Clark County Library: Luck and the Silver State: A History of Nevada
Enterprise Library: For Teens: TechArt Studio: Learn to DJ
West Las Vegas Library: Microsoft Word 2013 Resumes
    Friday 4/10/2015:
Rainbow Library: For Teens: Club Otaku
Spring Valley Library: English Conversation Group
Whitney Library: AARP Tax Assistance
Whitney Library: For Teens: Teen Fun Friday