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2 holds on 12 copies

Summary: A curmudgeonly instructor at a New England prep school is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go. Eventually, he forms an unlikely bond with one of them a damaged, brainy troublemaker, and with the school's head cook, who has just lost a son in Vietnam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

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

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3 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone: The magical adventure begins when Harry Potter is invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2011

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Alcott, Louisa May

Summary: Follows the adventures of Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer as they try to make their school for boys a happy, comfortable, and stimulating place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Alc

Summary: Year 1 : Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone: The magical adventure begins when Harry Potter is invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY HAR
1 available in Teen Display, Call number: DVD FANTASY HAR

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

Summary: A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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

Alcott, Louisa May

Summary: Look out for Little Women-soon to be a major motion picture starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, and Meryl Streep! Louisa May Alcott's enchanting tale of Jo March and her former students concludes with this beautiful keepsake edition of Jo's Boys, the final novel in the Little Women Collection! Ten years after Jo opened a school for boys, the little men have grown up and left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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Colgan, Jenny

Summary: "It's gloriously sunny in Cornwall as the school year starts at the little boarding school by the sea. Maggie, the newest teacher at Downey House, is determined to make her mark. She's delighted to leave the city behind and start her new teaching job, but what will it mean for her now-long-distance relationship with her safe, dependable boyfriend, Stan? Simone is excited and nervous: she's won...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COL

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Summary: Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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Rowling, J. K.

Summary: When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: To the stunned disbelief of his colleagues and patients, a London psychologist appears to have taken his own life. However, his daughter refuses to believe it, and instead is convinced it was murder. She recruits one of his former patients for help.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY THI

Summary: "A penetrating reimagining of the iconic and timeless Australian novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock depicts the mysterious disappearances of three schoolgirls and their governess on Valentine's Day, 1900. The complex, interwoven narrative charts the subsequent investigation and the event's far-reaching impact on the students, families, and staff of Appleyard College and on the nearby township....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PIC

Colgan, Jenny

Summary: "Beloved literature teacher Maggie Adair loves her life at the prestigious Downey House boarding school on the gloriously sunny, windy English coast. It was there that she found her footing as a teacher and fell in love with her colleague David--the two great anchors of her life. But these days Maggie's feeling restless, lured by the promise of a different life back in her Scottish hometown....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC COL
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Rowling, J. K.

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Summary: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Alcott, Louisa May

Summary: Recounts the further adventures, successes, and failures of the numerous young men of Plumfield school. Sequel to "Little Men."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1994

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Alcot

Summary: Set at the turn of the twentieth century, the film concerns a small group of students from an all-female college and a chaperone, who vanish while on a St. Valentine's Day outing. Less a mystery than a journey into the mystic, as well as an inquiry into issues of class and sexual repression in Australian society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY DRAMA PIC

Summary: An intelligent fifteen-year-old high school student is unexpectedly transferred to a boarding school where he opens a portal of monsters from another dimension.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MON

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

Alcott, Louisa May

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2005

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Colgan, Jenny

Summary: "It's summer, but school is in session in the delightful second book of New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan's utterly charming School by the Sea series, set at a girls' boarding school in Cornwall. For the second year at Downey House, it's getting harder and harder to stick to the rules . . . Maggie Adair's first year as a teacher at Downey House was a surprising success. After...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

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Summary: Sara Crewe is the pampered daughter of an Army officer who is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1998

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY LIT

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Little

Summary: On Valentine's Day, 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls set out for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1998

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

Summary: In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FIN

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

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

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

Johnson, Maureen

Summary: "Senior year at Ellingham Academy for Stevie Bell isn't going well. With the cold case of the century solved, Stevie is adrift. There is nothing to distract her from the questions pinging around her brain--questions about college, love, and life in general. Relief comes when David invites Stevie and her friends to join him for study abroad, and his new friend Izzy introduces her to a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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

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3 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC JOH

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: Despite attempts to fit into her newfound family and befriend her twin sister, Ruby continually encounters only evil, bitterness, backstabbing and tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Clare, Alys

Summary: "London, 1881. Lily Raynor, owner of the World's End Investigation Bureau, is growing increasingly worried. Work is drying up, finances are tight and she cannot find enough for her sole employee, Felix Wilbraham, to do. So when schoolteacher Georgiana Long arrives, with a worrying tale of runaway pupils, it seems like the answer to her prayers. The case is an interesting one, and what could be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

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