Nov. 27-28 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - DVDs
Picks up where Restrepo left off. Explains how war works, what it feels like and what it does to the young men who fight it. As one cheers when they kill an enemy fighter, another looks into the camera and asks if God will ever forgive them for all the killing. As one grieves the loss of his friend in combat, another explains why he missed the war after his deployment ended and he would go back in a heartbeat if he could.
After accidentally witnessing a horrible crime, six teens must work to piece together clues they find to solve the mystery of "who done it". They soon find out that there is a lot more than meets the eye as they discover hidden treasure and a secret society.
The "Original" vampire family, including the dangerous vampire/werewolf hybrid, Klaus, return to the magical melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans, a town Klaus helped build centuries ago. Acting on a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him, Klaus' questions lead him to his diabolical former protege, Marcel, a charismatic vampire with total control over the human and supernatural inhabitants of the city.
Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost... a documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor and his mistress start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island. But after the international press sensationalizes the exploits of the island's 'Adam and Eve,' others flock there, including a self-styled Swiss Family Robinson and a gun-toting Viennese baroness and her two lovers. Things would never be the same.
Jackie "Moms" Mabley was an African-American stand-up comic and showbiz pioneer who emerged from the Chitlin' Circuit of African-American Vaudeville to become a mainstream star on the stage and TV. Mabley pushed the boundaries of comedy by tackling topics such as gender, sex, and racism, making her one of the first taboo-pushing comedians on the comedy circuit. Once billed as "The Funniest Woman in the World", she performed up until her death in 1975.
Nathan Miller is a recently divorced local news reporter looking forward to living the single life, until his parents derail his plans. His father Tom is inspired by Nathan's divorce to follow suit and leaves his wife of 43 years. Already in shock, his meddlesome mom Carol decides to move in with Nathan. Meanwhile, Nathan's absent-minded dad imposes upon Nathan's sister Debbie. Now, Nathan and his sister wonder just how long the aggravating adjustment period is going to last.
Of the 40,000 thoroughbred horses born each year, only 20 make it into the Kentucky Derby. This film follows the stories of six trainers, their horses (including Barbaro) and their families as they pursue the ultimate goal, to have their horse stand at the gate for a shot at winning the Kentucky Derby.
Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home.
After the battle of New York, the world has changed. It now knows not only about the Avengers, but also the powerful menaces that require the Avengers and others to face them.
Mike Baxter, world voyager and one daredevil of a marketing director, is about to face his greatest challenge yet-- his family. After Mike's wife, Vanessa receives a promotion at work, Mike must spend more time in his female-dominated household. With years of advice and guidance from their nurturing mother, Mike's three daughters are not prepared for their old-fashioned, hotheaded father to take over.
B.B. King opens his heart and tells the story of how an oppressed and orphaned young man came to influence and earn the unmitigated praise of the music industry and it's following, to carry the title: "King the Blues."
A four part series that explores the reproductive behaviors of the animal kingdom. Focusing on four species, elephant, dolphin, kangaroo and orangutan, the series takes an in-depth look at how these animals find, fight for, and woo the opposite sex. It also explores how they mate, give birth, and raise their young in extreme environments.
Reagan was in the White House, the malls were filled with New Wave fashionistas, and the Goldbergs were living large in the '80s. Documenting his hilariously combative, yet loving family with a video camera nearly as big as he is, eleven-year-old geek Adam is witness to all kinds of insanity from his over-protective, over-the-top mom, quick-tempered dad, rebellious sister, high-strung brother, and super suave grandfather.
Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties, all with a sense of humor.
Discover the hidden secrets of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey.
It's 1917, on the eve of the Russian Revolution, and a young doctor (Radcliffe) arrives in the middle of the night to lead an eerie, back-woods hospital. Fresh from med school, he is completely unprepared for the bizarre people and alarming medical maladies that face him, so, in an unexpected twist, he turns to his older self (Hamm) for advice. It's a fascinating, dark and original comedy with two of Hollywood's leading talents that surprises and entertains in a wholly unique way.
Rosemary and Guy start a new life in Paris, where a good deed leads to friendship with a rich and powerful couple who may be hiding a dark secret.
It is the most famous painting in the world, created by the hand of a genius, marveled at by millions every year in the Louvre in Paris, but could there be a second Mona Lisa? In 1913, an interesting portrait surfaced, the so-called 'Isleworth Mona Lisa.' Using sophisticated scientific analysis, scientists will test both paintings to determine whether Leonardo da Vinci painted an earlier version of the iconic portrait.
University lecturer Robert Bridge feels skeptical about all things paranormal until he meets Alison Mundy, who has seen and heard spirits since she was a child. Robert thinks she's the real deal, a genuine psychic who risks her life to help people heal from relationships torn apart by death. He's in for a shock, though, when Alison tries to help him accept the accidental killing of his own son.
Follows the lives of a group of doctors and nurses working in a London hospital, a world in which everything and everyone has their place. But underneath this veneer simmers a cauldron of lies and guilty secrets, driven by love, ambition and sex. Breathless opens in 1961, a time when Britain was on the brink of the '60s revolution, abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just available to married women.
"Tired of phony promises about getting rich quickly, promises that lead to reckless decisions (the stepping stones to the poor house)? How about trying something different? How about going for lasting wealth-and doing it the cautious way? In Get Rich Carefully, Jim Cramer uses his thirty five years of experience as a Wall Street veteran and host of CNBC's Mad Money to create a guide to high-yield, low-risk investing. In our recovering economy, this is the plan you need to make big money without taking big risks. Drawing on his unparalleled knowledge of the stock market and on the mistakes and successes he's made on the way to his own fortune, Cramer explains-in plain English-why you can get rich in a prudent, methodical way, as long as you start now. In his own inimitable style, Cramer lays it on the line, no waffling, no on-the-one-hand-or-the-other hedging, just the straight stuff you need to accumulate wealth"-- Provided by publisher.
Veterinarian Mark Evans uses technology to tackle three of nature's deadliest giants: the Nile crocodile, the polar bear, and the great white shark. When these animals attack humans, both sides lose out. Mark Evans is on a personal mission to find ways to break the circle of violence. Follow him as he tries out ingenious high-tech solutions to the most hostile wildlife conflicts on Earth.
Showcases a year in the life of a bear family as two impressionable young cubs are taught life's most important lessons. Set against a majestic Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, their journey begins as winter comes to an end and the bears emerge from hibernation to face the bitter cold. The world outside is exciting-but risky-as the cubs' playful descent down the mountain carries with it a looming threat of avalanches.
After three decades turning his lens on New York City, taxi driver turned street photographer Matt Weber has seen it all. It not only chronicles the life and times of Weber, but becomes a vibrant conversation about the photographic medium, artistic expression, and New York City. There is no telling how many stories Weber has attempted to capture since he first started taking pictures out of the window of the cab he used to drive.
Best known for the groundbreaking portrait of his mother, James McNeill Whistler was the original art star. But beneath the high gloss, the struggle of this genius to find his own voice resulted in a breakaway style that moved painting towards abstraction and would revolutionize the art world in his time-and beyond. Dramatic re-creations, art, graphics, and interviews combine to profile this fascinating character.