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Summary: A Connecticut adult swim class sets the stage for this comedy-drama about love, loss and second chances. Three strangers, inextricably connected through personal heartbreak, find themselves entering deep water as they learn that life isn't always about diving right in-- it's about getting your feet wet once in awhile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BIG

Summary: Relive the first year of being an inn owner with Lorelai, the turmoil of being a second-year student at Yale with Rory, and the ups and downs of love and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GIL

Summary: Blade on the feather: Jason is a reclusive author who is visited by Daniel. Daniel is a young admirer of Jason's. After Daniel seduces Jason's daughter, dark secrets to emerge. Both men are more than they claim to be.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Vision 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DEN

Summary: When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher. Now this simple guy will discover that when you think everything worth having has passed you by, you just might find your reason to live.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD La

Oshiro, Mark

Summary: Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals their own school. New rules. Random locker...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC OSH

Sanchez, Jasper

Summary: Optics can make or break an election. Everything Mark knows about politics, he learned from his father, the Congressman who still pretends he has a daughter and not a son. Mark has promised to keep his past hidden and pretend to be the cis guy everyone assumes he is. But when he sees a manipulatively charming candidate for student body president inflame dangerous rhetoric, Mark risks his low...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Summary: When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college, landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who's not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna, now Dee Rock, embraces freedom, fun, and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIF

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Li

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIF

Summary: A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FRE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FRE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Freedom 2007

Summary: Join Cory and the gang as they adapt to college and, even more so, life as adults. Cory and Topanga finally tie the knot and learn that living on their own isn't as easy as they thought, Shawn and Angela get back together as a couple, Eric and Jack take on jobs in the real world, and the Matthews welcome a new addition to the family. Just when they think they've got it all figured out,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Bo 7

Summary: "Xavier is a strait-laced French college senior who moves to Barcelona as part of a student exchange program, much to the dismay of his beautiful girlfriend. But sharing cramped quarters with students from all over Europe quickly leads to multi-cultural chaos as Xavier gets an eye-opening lesson on how to live, love, laugh-- and party!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SPA

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: On a sunny afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut, PI Rick Van Lam’s Vietnam-vet mentor and partner, Jimmy, and Jimmy’s old army pal, Ralph, are attacked as they walk down a city sidewalk. Ralph is killed, and Jimmy, backing up, is struck by a car. While the battered Jimmy is under the care of Rick’s landlord and friend, Gracie, where an improbable romance seems to be blooming, Rick finds himself...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Summary: Based on the acclaimed movie, this is an episodic series that tells the story of a group of black students navigating the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that's not nearly as post-racial as it thinks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DEA

Summary: Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupied Shanghai in 1942, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LUS

Summary: When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EMP

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Summary: The Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut. They soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history. The house was once a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred. The owner's clairvoyant son, Jonah, served as a demonic messenger. He provided a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover. Now unspeakable terror awaits when Jonah, the boy who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HAU RATED PG-13

Hutchinson, Shaun David

Summary: When no one in the small town of Merritt, Florida, believes that he was attacked by a monster, fifteen-year-old Virgil Knox fears the monster will return to finish him off, or worse--that he is becoming a monster himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC HUT

Summary: A frustrated city girl decides to disguise herself as a youngster in order to get a cheaper train ticket home. But little "Sue Sue" finds herself in a whole heap of grown-up trouble when she hides out in a compartment with handsome Major Kirby and he insists on taking her to his military academy after the train is stalled.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE MAJ

Summary: It's a riotous comedy that follows former child actor, David Gold, as he makes one bad decision after another. Recently unemployed and with nothing left to lose, he fakes his resume and gets a job as a high school guidance counselor. Quickly winning over the students with his bad behavior, David forms a friendship with Jabrielle, a teenage outcast and they hit the road as an unlikely pair of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY GUI

Smith, Cynthia Leitich

Summary: When Louise Wolfe's boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks things off and dumps him over e-mail. She'd rather spend her senior year with her family and friends and working on the school newspaper. The editors pair her up with Joey Kairouz, an ambitious new photojournalist, and in no time the paper's staff find themselves with a major story to cover: the school...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SMI

Wolff, Tracy

Summary: "No one survived the last battle unscathed. Flint is angry at the world, Jaxon is turning into something I don't recognize, and Hudson has put up a wall I'm not sure I'll ever break through. Now war is coming, and we're not ready. We're going to need an army to have any hope of winning. But first, there are questions about my ancestors that need answers. Answers that might just reveal who the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Entangled Teen, an imprint of Entangled Publishing 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WOL

Inagaki, Riichiro

Summary: Imagine waking to a world where every last human has been mysteriously turned to stone... One fateful day, all of humanity turned to stone. Many millennia later, Taiju frees himself from the petrification and finds himself surrounded by statues. The situation looks grimuntil he runs into his science-loving friend Senku! Together they plan to restart civilization with the power of science! In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2020

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Summary: Follows Brooklynite Piper Chapman, whose wild past comes back to haunt her and results in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary. To pay her debt to society, Piper trades her comfortable New York life for an orange prison jumpsuit and finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: He's a pest. A menace. And worst of all, he sits next to her in class. All Yokoi wants is to be able to pay attention to her teacher's lessons, but somehow her focus is always pulled away to what Seki is up to. Because he's always up to something, whether it's playing a game or building some mind-boggling creation on his desk. While their teacher is speaking! While Seki should be taking notes!...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME TON

Summary: Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates. One he places little effort at, but he has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA REV

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