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Summary: An examination of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her children", and the political philosophies the play represents. Preparing for The Public Theater's 2006 production of Brecht's anti-war play, Meryl Streep allows a camera crew to document her rehearsal process and interest in the work. Moreover, the life and times of Brecht himself are followed, most notably the playwrites' escape from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alive Mind 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF THE

Segall, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ward Lock 1998

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.7 SEG

Hall, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Summary: Tommy habitually tells tall tales and nobody believes him when he witnesses a murder through a tenement window.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER WIN

Summary: Follows a group of 12-year-old boys from the most violent ghettos of Baltimore to the Baraka School, an experimental boarding school in rural Kenya, where children live by strict guidelines, yet are given the freedom to grow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ThinkFilm 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BOY

Storrie, Paul D.

Summary: The son of Zeus, king of the gods, and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus's wife Hera, who resents her illegitimate stepson and vows to bring him misery. She tricks Hercules into performing a series of twelve seemingly impossible labors. Is Hercules strong enough to foil her scheme?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC STO

Lloyd Webber, Andrew

Contents: Phantom of the opera (4:35) -- Take that look off your face (3:27) -- All I ask of you (4:08) -- Don't cry for me Argentina (5:25) -- Magical Mr. Mistoffeles (3:28) -- Variations 1-4 (2:57) -- Superstar (4:15) -- Memory (4:14) -- Starlight express (5:03) -- Tell me on Sunday (3:28) -- The music of the night (5:13) -- Another suitcase in another hall (2:58) -- I don't know how to love him (3:34)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: MCA 1988

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM WEBBE

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Summary: A Christmas carol: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge has a change of heart after spirits whisk him into the past, present and future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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

Breach

Contents: Prince of the immortal woods / Innercity -- Triangle vision (original mix) / Wire People -- All day / Beesmunt Soundsystem -- It is what it is / Fred P. -- Hoyle Road / Pedestrian -- My secret diving / Coni -- Beroving (DJ-Kicks) / Breach -- Broken / Cassio Kohl -- My way (dusky remix) / CLOSE feat. Joe Dukie -- Attention seeker / Iron Galaxy -- The break up / Detroit Swindle -- Z-Boston /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: !K7 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC BRE

Fjelstul, Alice Bancroft.

Summary: Full-sized patterns traced in New England homes and stencils from early coverlets, together with complete directions showing how anyone can use them with ease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1982

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.7 Early

McHoy, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anness Pub. 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 635.9 McHoy 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 635.9 MCH

Summary: June 28, 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising - the most significant event in the gay liberation movement and the catalyst for the modern fight for LGBTQ rights in the United States. Drawing from the New York Public Library's archives, The Stonewall Reader is a collection of firsthand accounts, diaries, periodic literature and articles from LGBTQ magazines and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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Summary: Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle, an avid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Syndicado 1941

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Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Follows the discovery and excavation of King Tutankhamen's tomb and the myth of the curse that afflicted those involved in the tomb's exploration. Told in a graphic novel format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BUR

Fontes, Ron.

Summary: A graphic novel depicting how the Greeks used a wooden horse to win the ten-year-long Trojan War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC FON

Summary: Nazi Panzer forces stage a last-ditch Belgian front offensive that could turn the tide of WWII. A spectacular recreation of a crucial campaign.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Connick, Harry.

Summary: The multimedia program is non-interactive and takes the viewer through a sort of tour of New Orleans with performances of music and some commentary by Connick.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL CON

G., Kenny.

Contents: (Everything I do) I do it for you / featuring LeAnn Rimes -- Don't know why / featuring David Benoit -- I believe I can fly / featuring Yolanda Adams -- At last / featuring Arturo Sandoval -- Beautiful / featuring Chaka Khan -- Pick up the pieces / featuring David Sanborn -- Careless whisper / featuring Brian McKnight -- Misty / featuring Gladys Knight -- Baby come to me / featuring Daryl Hall...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Arista 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD EASY LISTENING KEN

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD KEN EL

Cohen, Barbara

Summary: A version in modern English of four of Chaucer's tales, beautifully illustrated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 821.1 COH

Summary: In 1957, Little Rock Central became a symbol of the struggles and hopes of the Civil Rights Movement. African-American students were not allowed into the building. An eye-opening look at racial equality, education, and class at the high school today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIT

Brecht, Bertolt

Summary: Play concerning the latter period of the life of Galileo Galilei. Unrelenting in his search for "simple truth", Galileo shatters beliefs held sacred for two thousand years. Under threat of torture by the Holy Inquisition, he argues for his very life in a passionate debate over science, politics, religion and ethics that resonates to this day.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: L. A. Theatre Works 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 832.912 BRE

Various artists

Contents: Skating on the Harbourfront / Chris Coole -- Mama Tried / Bob Smakula -- I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow / Mike Seeger -- The Buffalo Girls/Puncheon Floor / Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer -- My God the Spring of All My Joys / Dan Gellert -- Sally Anne / Daniel Koulack -- Florida Blues / Gordy Hinners -- Old Skeddadalink / Kate Brett -- Paddy on the Railroad / Leonard Podolak -- Shoo Fly / Paul Brown --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounderl Records 2001

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Summary: Shows Marty Robbins performing 19 songs (and 5 bonus songs) spanning his 30 year career. Includes biographical footage, as well as comments by Merle Haggard, Barbara Mandrell, and Ronny Robbins.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: White Star 2006

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MAR

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Professor Dr. Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, of the Institute of Romance Philology in the Bavarian city of Regensburg, finds that life is very difficult these days. His academic rival has been winning undeserved recognition. With help from Ophelia Prinzel, he stumbles towards a romance with Frau Benz. And at a dinner party, he is the only kind soul who can aid his rival's unfortunate dachshund,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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