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Hansen, Grace

Summary: While COVID-19 made it necessary for many workers to stay home when cases were high in communities, some people still needed to provide important services. Essential workers like paramedics, farmers, grocery store workers, delivery drivers, manufacturers, government leaders and many others are everyday heroes who continue to make sure the food, care, and information we need is still accessible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids Jumbo, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610.69 HAN

Summary: When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious children's academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD DAD

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Daddy 2003

Summary: How far will a man go to climb the corporate ladder? C.C. 'Bud' Baxter, a lowly insurance clerk, has a trump card: his apartment. He "loans" it out to married company executives for secret trysts. In return, he's well looked after, although he does grapple with his conscience. One day he asks out one of the elevator girls, Miss Kubelik, but she stands him up because of a crisis in her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 2007

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MacCarald, Clara

Summary: "Describes gig jobs in the creative arts, including the history of gig jobs in the creative arts, working a gig job, the pros and cons of gig work, and the future of gig jobs in the creative arts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BrightPoint Press 2023

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Summary: Set in the 1940s, Bomb Girls tells the remarkable stories of the women who risked their lives in a munitions factory building bombs for the Allied forces fighting on the European front.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Set in England in the years leading up to the First World War, Downton Abbey tells the story of a complicated community. The house has been home to the Crawley family for many generations, but it is also where their servants live, and plan, and dream, and they are as fiercely jealous of their rank as anyone. Some of them are loyal to the family and committed to Downton as a way of life, others...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Guerin, Lisa

Summary: Anyone who hires and supervises employees needs clear policies when it comes to crucial issues like pay and overtime, medical leave, and social media. Create Your Own Employee Handbook provides everything business owners, managers, and HR professionals need to create (or update) a legal and plain-English employee handbook.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.3 GUE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Business Guerin

Summary: Frank Taylor and people like him have a vision for America. It is a vision shaped by terror and fueled by fear, ignorance and hate - a nation of 'free, white, 100-percent Americans!'

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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

Summary: A calamity at Dante and Randal's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2006

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

Summary: When the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: DVD MOVIE OFF

Krull, Kathleen

Summary: "Biography of Frances Perkins, the first female member of the presidential cabinet, and architect of much of the New Deal legislation as Secretary of Labor."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books Books for Young Readers 2020

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Murphy, Emily Bain

Summary: "In nineteenth-century Copenhagen, an orphaned seamstress goes to work for a retired ballerina and uses her magic to investigate her father's mysterious death while working for the same family years ago"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

Schwartz, Marie Jenkins

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Summary: Behind every great man stands a great woman. And behind that great woman stands a slave. Or so it was in the households of the Founding Fathers from Virginia where slaves worked and suffered throughout the domestic environments of the era, from Mount Vernon, Monticello, and Montpelier to the nation's capital. American icons like Martha Washington, Martha Jefferson, and Dolley Madison were all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 SCH

Thomas, Clarence

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Summary: The Supreme Court justice recounts his life story, from his impoverished childhood in Jim Crow-era Georgia and struggles to acquire an education to his publicly contested confirmation to the nation's highest court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.73 THO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMAS, CLARENCE THO

Summary: City banker Andy Dufresne arrived at Shawshank Prison in 1947. Convicted of two brutal murders, he received a double life sentence. Within the confines of the prison, Andy forms an unlikely friendship with the prison "fixer" Red. He also becomes popular with the Warden and the prison's guards, as Andy is able to use his banking experience to help the corrupt officials amass personal fortunes....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SHA

Ayarbe, Heidi

Summary: "Describes high-tech gig work, including the history of high-tech gig work, working a gig job, the pros and cons of gig work, and the future of gig jobs in high-tech"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BrightPoint Press 2023

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 602.3 AYA

Burton, Mary (Mary T.)

Summary: "After multiple women go missing, Agent Melina Shepard of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation makes the impulsive decision to go undercover as a prostitute. While working the street, she narrowly avoids becoming a serial killer's latest victim; as much as it pains her to admit, she needs backup. Enter lone wolf FBI agent Jerrod Ramsey. Stonewalled by a lack of leads, he and Melina investigate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Montlake 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

De Hart, Jane Sherron

Summary: "The first full life--private; public; legal; philosophical--of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews with the Justice, her husband, her children, her friends, and associates. In this large,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GINSBURG, RUTH BADER DEH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B GINSBURG DEH

Dye, Paul (Paul F.)

Summary: Dye, NASA's longest-serving Flight Director, examines the split-second decisions that the directors and astronauts were forced to make in a field where mistakes are unthinkable, and where errors led to the loss of national resources-- and more importantly, one's crew. From the powerful fiery ascent to the majesty of on-orbit operations to the high-speed and critical re-entry and landing of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B DYE DYE

Kaplan, Robert D.

Summary: "The Good American is a story about courage, intense loneliness, and the State Department's golden age during the late Cold War and post-Cold War. It is also a celebration of ground level reporting and getting a worm's eye view of crisis zones. Robert Gersony, a high-school dropout later awarded a bronze star in Vietnam, spent over four decades on the ground in virtually every war and natural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GERSONY, ROBERT KAP

Pepperco, Dr.

Summary: The last goodbye. Alice has finally revealed her secret to Hanako: she is Victor Franks! Yet secrets that must be kept still abound, and family, status, and love bind Alice like thorns. Will she and Hanako ever be free? The beautiful and stirring finale of Goodbye, My Rose Garden!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 GOO

Summary: Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: In this enchanting feature, Jacques Tati stars as a fussbudget of a postman who is thrown for a loop when a traveling fair comes to his village. Tati shot this film simultaneously in black and white and in an untested color process that proved impossible to print copies of. In 1964 he re-edited it with added hand-colored footage, and in 1995 the full-color film was able to be released from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Attention all shoppers! Amy, Jonah, and the rest of the Cloud 9 employees are back for more retail adventures. Last season's whirlwind finale saw the aisles of Cloud 9 rocked by a massive tornado, leaving the fate of the store and the staff members hanging in the balance. The team must tackle getting back to the day-to-day grind while faced with attempted robberies, dead bodies on Halloween,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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