Nov. 27-28 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - DVDs
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.
Discover the hidden secrets of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
"An entire country watched as a poised, beautiful African-American woman sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men and with a clear, unwavering voice recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Anita Hill's graphic testimony was a turning point for gender equality in the U.S. and ignited a political firestorm about sexual harassment and power in the workplace that resonates still today. Against a backdrop of sex, politics, and race...reveals the story of a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice...the film celebrates Anita Hill's legacy and provides a rare glimpse into her private life and career"--From publisher description.
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.
Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals why the conventional wisdom of 'exercise and eat right' is not ringing true for millions of people.
A celebration of both the unifying power of music and pursuit of the American dream, it is an all-access backstage pass to the one-of-a-kind festival created by rap superstar Jay Z, and directed by Academy Award-winner Ron Howard. Featuring remarkable performances and fascinating backstage interviews with many of today's biggest music stars and shows how one giant celebration of music can change people's lives.
Includes San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Missions Concepción, San José, San Juan Capistrano and Espada. Discover and explore the importance of this critical part of America's history. The Alamo has come to symbolize courage and sacrifice for the cause of Liberty. Presidio La Bahia (Goliad), El Camino Real de Los Tejas. The Goliad Massacre contributed greatly to the independence of the Republic of Texas. El Camino Real fostered frontier settlement and development along its length.
In 1971, Roman Polanski spent a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempted to win the Monaco Grand Prix. Polanski was given intimate access to Stewart's world for three days, both on the track and off. Weekend of a Champion gives an extraordinarily rare glimpse into the life of a gifted athlete at the height of his powers. Includes follow-up perspective by both Stewart and Polanski.
One of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, Raymond "Red" Reddington, mysteriously turns himself in and offers to give up everyone he has ever worked with. His only condition is that he will only work with a newly-minted FBI agent, Elizabeth "Liz" Keen, with whom he seemingly has no connection.