Nov. 27-28 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - DVDs
"In this documentary film, Pastor Mark Biltz shows how throughout history God has used the heavenly bodies to communicate when significant events will happen."--from container.
Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias, the world-famous Hawaiian-shirt-clad comedian, takes viewers on a joke-filled journey into his life in this nonstop laugh fest. The funnyman delves into subjects such as the joys of parenting a teen, the similarities between India and Mexico, and more hilarious observations, while also providing fans with special backstage access and exclusive never-before-seen footage from his sold-out Unity Through Laughter tour.
In an era where the American Dream seems to have faded into a dark new dawn, filmmakers Dinesh D'Souza and John Sullivan ponder what may have become of the world if the U.S. had never come into being. By creating an alternate history in which British forces kill General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, the filmmakers lay the groundwork for a thought-provoking meditation on the crucial role of the United States on the world stage.
A fly changes some minds in this tale, first, by astounding the lad who captures him in a jar, then, thanks to some fancy flying, by convincing the lad's parents, the judges of the Amazing Pet Show, that he's more than just a nuisance. A pop-eyed, self-confident mite, Fly Guy's up to any challenge.
Mirabelle and her travelling family band are determined to make their next gig at Vegetable Square Garden. On their journey, a winter storm hits, and they get stuck at a run-down resort. Mr. Beet, the grumpy manager makes them sing and clean for their supper. Why is Mr. Beet such a beast? And can Mirabelle's kindness change him?
This documentary follows the USA Paralympic Sled Hockey team as they prepare for the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi.
"National Geographic joins veteran wildlife cameraman Andrew Manske and hard-nosed outdoorsman Brian Bildson as they venture into some of North America's most remote and inhospitable regions in an attempt to capture unprecedented and extraordinarily rare footage of wolves hunting bison. Leading their team to the vast grasslands of Canada's Northwest Territories, where raw survival is the only rule, the team suffers cracking ice roads, frigid temperatures, attacking mosquitoes, and isolation in hope of recording the spectacular: a pack of wolves stalking and taking down a massive wood bison"--From publisher description.
Profiles Abudul Sattar Edhi, founder of a home for runaway boys in Karachi, Pakistan, and focuses on the lives of the boys who stay at the home.
This upbeat and easy to follow workout uses basic aerobic movements to blast away those unwanted calories. With no confusing transitions of complicated choreography, this workout is perfect for beginner participants. Equipment required: one small/medium sized towel.
Go up-river and deep into the jungle, far from Brazil's cities and stadiums, where families of giant otters, tufted capuchin monkeys and mischievous coati (South American raccoon cousins) rally their wits to survive in a breathtakingly beautiful yet dangerous land. Follow their lives through an exciting year, from first steps in a brave new world, to ingenious resilience during drought and monsoon.
Quiet the thoughts and renew the spirit under the reassuring direction of Shiva Rea. A collection of meditations provide a calming oasis where viewers can leave behind life?s stresses while being transported to tranquil settings such as a Greek island and New Mexico?s White Sands National Park. Unwind and rejuvenate with meditations in Shiva's Yoga Matrix, which allows viewers to customize their practice for a calming and restorative experience.
A two-part series that tells the story of the three monarchs who reigned over Europe's Greatest powers at the outbreak of the First World War: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and King George V of England. The emerging divisions and rivalries between the inter-related houses of Europe brought change, tragedy and personal humiliation. Of the three great Imperial dynasties only George V remained standing. Monarchy was finished as a serious political force.
Dance off the inches with three hot dance styles and workouts. Break a sweat dancing to a funk groove, Cali pop, and street style.
Bee People is a groundbreaking film that takes movie goers inside the world of bees, and the people who keep them. The film begins with a look at the disturbing news associated with Colony Collapse Disorder. Bees are disappearing at alarming numbers. A vital partner in the creation of fully one-third of our food supply, bees have provided sustainability on earth for nearly 100 million years. What is the cause? This film dives in to not only explore the possibilities (nicotine based pesticides, mites, an as yet undiscovered virus) but it seeks to find the solution.
Thomas and his friends are in holly, jolly Christmas spirits, ready to be Santa's engine helpers. Percy brings holiday fun to Reg at the scrap yard, while Duncan tries to overcome his bah humbug attitude. Thomas clears the snowy tracks so Connor can race passengers home in time for the holiday. James causes confusion and delay helping Duck get unstuck, as an old friend returns to Sodor bringing Percy the perfect gift.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Filmed with five hidden cameras, this documentary totally immerses viewers in the creative process behind legendary British theater director Peter Brook's work, focusing on the "Tightrope," a special exercise he has perfected over decades of experimentation and practice into a process of transformation that revitalizes the theatrical experience for actors and audiences alike.