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Summary: Ponette is a sad little girl. She has survived a car crash that killed her mother and left her with a broken arm. Her father takes to live with an aunt, who has two children roughly her age, explaining to his tearful, disbelieving daughter that her mother is not coming back. Not understanding the finality of death in an adult way, Ponette wonders why if Jesus gets to rise from the dead, why...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Florez, Juan Diego

Summary: Count Almaviva, in love with Rosina, the ward of Dr. Bartolo, succeeds, with the help of the barber, Figaro, in defeating the doctor's attempts to separate the lovers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Decca 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA BAR

Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1979

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Summary: FBI agent Jack Malone and his dedicated team of The Missing Persons Unit are on the case. These investigators track down missing persons by using advanced profiling techniques. Victims include a self-help guru, a soldier home from war, a college coach, a billionaire's family and children on a hijacked school bus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Pursued and captured by the Nazis because he is gay, Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish to avoid even worse persecution. There he meets another gay prisoner and learns a life-altering lesson about human love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Thirteen prominent cartoonists discuss their creative processes and the experiences and influences that led to their success in one of today's most vibrant art forms. Each interview is followed by an original graphic short on the common theme of "the city."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 COM

Cathon

Summary: "Winter is coming, and Poppy and Sam's tiny garden neighbors are getting ready to hibernate. After stocking their pantries for the colder days ahead, Poppy and Sam settle in for a long winter's nap as well. But what is Poppy doing wrong? She can't sleep and nothing seems to work! Determined to hibernate like her friends, Poppy sets out with Sam to ask the other creatures for their deep-sleep...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 CAT

Cathon

Summary: "It's a beautiful day in the garden when Poppy and her friend Sam (a panda bear) hear a commotion nearby. Basil is crying, for someone has nibbled the leaves of his crown! But not to worry - Poppy is on the case. Putting their detective skills to work, Poppy and Sam try to catch the thief red-handed, but the friends fall asleep during the stakeout. They attempt to trap the culprit by spreading...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 CAT

Gottschalk, Louis Moreau

Contents: Le banjo : fantasie grotesque, op. 15 (3:12) -- Bamboula : danse de nègres, op. 2 (9:20) -- Le bananier : chanson nègre, op. 5 (2:44) -- La savane : ballade créole, op. 3 (7:01) -- Tremolo : grande étude de concert, op. 58 (3:54) -- La jota aragonesa : caprice espagnol, op. 14 (2:57) -- Manchega : étude de concert, op. 38 (3:03) -- Souvenirs d'Andalousie : caprice de concert sur la caña, op. 22...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL GOTTS

Summary: A deadly cat-and-mouse pursuit between a former FBI agent and a diabolical serial killer. Hardy's conviction to forge a new life will be put to the test in an intense third season when a new villain emerges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stewart, Mariah.

Summary: Former FBI agent Sam Delvecchio brings the keen skills of a profiler to his new position as a Mercy Street Foundation operative, and not a moment too soon. His first assignment, the cold-case murder of a local soup kitchen volunteer, has all the telltale signs of a serial killer's work.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Gone to Texas: The true-life story of Sam Houston, the frontier hero and statesman whose bravery and vision led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. Blue River: Based on the novel by Ethan Canin, depicts the powerful events that unfold in a small Wisconsin town driving two teenage brothers apart when later in life one brother, now a homeless derelict, arrives at the home of his brother,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Gottschalk, Louis Moreau

Contents: The banjo : fantasie grotesque : opus 15 (3:22) -- La scintilla = The spark : mazurka, opus 20 (2:56) -- Ojos criollos = Les yeux creoles, or, Danse cubaine : opus 37 (2:15) -- Marche funèbre : opus 64 (posthumous) (5:28) -- Bamboula : danse des nègres : opus 2 (7:12) -- Souvenir de Porto Rico : marche des Gibaros : opus 31 (5:10) -- The dying poet = Le poète mourant : méditation (5:00) -- Le...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL GOT

Saint-Saëns, Camille

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD O SAI

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: When three parents discover their daughters' pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BLO

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Every 30 seconds in America, normal life stops. Someone is reported missing. That's where special agent Jack Malone comes in. On the behalf of victims and loved ones, Jack and his FBI team do the hard, exciting work of turning the missing into the found. Among the vanished: a man terrified of extraterrestrials, a spoiled celebrity heiress and an idealistic woman caught up in a romance with a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Burial.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bliss, Debbie

Summary: This ultimate guide to essential knitting techniques from world-renowned knitter Debbie Bliss is set to become the staple how-to book for new and experienced knitters alike. Starting with the most basic but essential information on knitting equipment, holding the needles, and how to cast on, Debbie shares her lifetime of core techniques and time-saving tips, including shaping by changing needle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lark, an imprint of Sterling Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.432 BLI

Contents: Disc 1. Penny reel / Lord Power & Calypso Quintet -- Lollipop girl / The Jiving Juniors with Duke Reid & his Group -- Judgment Day / Laurel Aitken with Ken Richards & his Harmonisers -- In and out the window / Monty & Roy with Drumbago's Orchestra -- Feel so fine (aka feel so good) / Derrick & Patsy with Drumbago's Band -- River bank part 1 (aka bank to bank) / Baba Brooks & his Band -- Rough...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sanctuary Records Group 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE TRE

Farmer, Art.

Contents: Disc 1. Isis -- Ah-leu-cha -- Love walked in -- Blue 'n' boogie -- Soul dance -- Nancy -- Au privave -- Little moon.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: C.A.M. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ FAR

Patterson, James

5 holds on 3 copies

Summary: When a rich stockbroker is found dead, the police deem it suicide. Until suspicious facts start to point the finger at three women, who have all gone missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Pat

Machado, Ana Maria

Summary: Manny Wolf rewrites a help wanted ad, clarifying that a real wolf is needed so that a documentary can be made to show people what real wolves are like and how different they are from their big, bad fictional counterparts who've applied for the job.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MAC

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