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Summary: In Encountering sea monsters, marine photographer Bob Cranston investigates the realm of the Humboldt squid. Oceans of glass takes the viewer on a tour of the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NAT

Summary: Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DUS

Summary: Steven Spielberg's masterpiece about a boy and his special bond with an alien from another planet. This 30th Anniversary Edition includes hours of bonus features, including a new interview with Steven Spielberg.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: Presents the complete history of Rome, from its primitive beginnings to the height of its glory and its eventual decline, as well as its legacies for today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 1999

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV Rom

Shapero, Rich.

Summary: "After graduating from college, Sam Altman finds himself disillusioned with the world of the '60s and rejects normal life to follow an inner calling. Altman's unleashed--and increasingly unhinged--imagination takes him first to Seattle and then farther north, to the remote Alaskan wilderness. Sam has fallen deeply in love with the mysterious and powerful Lindy, a young woman who will do...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Too Far 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA SHA

Summary: Belle, an animal-loving 12-year-old, becomes withdrawn after her mother's death in an automobile accident. Rebelling against her father, she is sent to live at the horse ranch of her gruff maternal grandfather. With the help of the animals, Belle's work on the farm transforms the entire family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU

Summary: Laura Huxley married Aldous Huxley in 1956. Their home was the center of the artistic and intellectual avant-garde of Los Angeles. Huxley on Huxley offers a compelling glimpse of Laura's life with Aldous and the revolutionary and provocative work that had a major influence on American and contemporary cultural history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HUX

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, and what Burns believes is the most stunning cinematography in Florentine Films' history, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc N

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NAT NOT RATED

Summary: Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ROO

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ROO RATED NR

Summary: Steve Kurtz's nightmare began on May 11, 2004, when he awoke to find his wife dead of heart failure. Police responding to his distressed 911 call became suspicious of biological equipment in his house and contacted the FBI. Only hours after his wife's tragic death, he found himself detained as a suspected "bioterrorist," as dozens of federal agents in Hazmat suites scoured his home, seizing his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2008

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Paulsen, Gary

Summary: Because of his success surviving alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days, fifteen-year-old Brian, profoundly changed by his time in the wild, is asked to undergo a similar experience to help scientists learn more about the psychology of survival.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Paulsen, Gary.

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Summary: On his way to visit his recently divorced father in the Canadian mountains, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is the only survivor when the single-engine plane crashes. His body battered, his clothes in shreds, Brian must now stay alive in the boundless Canadian wilderness.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 1992

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Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: Because of his success surviving alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days, fifteen-year-old Brian, profoundly changed by his time in the wild, is asked to undergo a similar experience to help scientists learn more about the psychology of survival.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAU

Summary: Following the premiere of her latest picture Viviane finds herself with a dead man in her apartment. Frédéric is a writer who's been falsely accused of murder, thanks to Viviane. Viviane has fled Paris for Bordeaux with a cabinet minister, and once Frédéric escapes from prison, he is not far behind. Once they reach the city, which is in chaos, they become entangled in a plot involving a rickety...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

11 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Ken Burns chronicles the history of a uniquely American art form, rising from the experiences of remarkable people in distinctive regions of the nation. From its roots in ballads, hymns, and the blues to its mainstream popularity, viewers will follow the evolution of country music over the course of the twentieth century as it eventually emerged to become America's music. Features...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2002

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY E.T.

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family E.T. 2002

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ET RATED PG

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Vi 1

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VIE

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD VIE NOT RATED

Summary: Jamie is a preacher's daughter whose self-confidence doesn't depend on the opinions of others. Landon is skating through high school on looks and bravado. But when events thrust him into Jamie's world, he begins an unexpected journey he will never forget. The remarkable steps to a life changed involve trust, hope, goals, faith and unconditional love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Walk 2007

Ruiz, Miguel

Summary: In The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that cand rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Amber-Allen Pub. 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 299.792 RUI

Summary: Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh-- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 1999

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Summary: This explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC P

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRO

Summary: This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 363.41 Prohibition 2011