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Summary: In recent decades, the philosophy of humor has been recognized as a legitimate subfield of philosophy. The reason for this? Because to understand how humor works is to better understand the nature of human experience. In these 24 insightful, informative, illuminating, and (yes) humorous lectures, explore the philosophical theories and explanations of humor, from blatantly obvious puns to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 128 TAK
Call number: DVD 128 TAK

Summary: Scamp, who is being raised by Lady and Tramp, longs for freedom, but when he ventures far from home and meets Angel, a stray, he is torn between a world of adventure and the family he has left behind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 2000

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

Contents: v. 1. (1934-1945) The continental / Fred Astaire -- Lullaby of Broadway / Dick Powell -- The way you look to-night / Fred Astaire -- Sweet Leilani / Bing Crosby -- Thanks for the memory / Bob Hope & Shirley Ross -- Over the rainbow / Judy Garland -- When you wish upon a star / Cliff Edwards -- The last time I saw Paris / Kate Smith -- White Christmas / Bing Crosby -- You'll never know / Dick...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1995

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

Summary: Washington, D.C., in the mid-to-late 1960s, vibrant soul music and exploding social consciousness were combining to become a unique and powerful effect. It was the place and time for Ralph Waldo "Petey" Greene, Jr. to fully express himself and "tell it like it is." With the support of his irrepressible and tempestuous girlfriend Vernell, the new ex-con talks his way into an on-air radio gig. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2013

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

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Summary: Inspired by the true story of the biggest bank heist of all time, Harry Barber recounts how in 1972 a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempted to steal $30 million in illegal campaign contributions from President Richard Nixon's secret fund. But the plan quickly goes sideways, prompting the biggest manhunt in FBI history with more than 125 agents assigned to the case.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.24 KIM

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and ends up with a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 KIM

Staves

Summary: 2012 debut album from folk-rock trio The Staves. The album is produced with Glyn and Ethan Johns, who have worked with a plethora of huge artists from past and present between them, including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin, as well as the likes of The Vaccines, Kings of Leon and Kaiser Chiefs. The Staves are three sisters from Watford who share vocal duties in addition to some...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: WARNER BROS UK 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK STA

Summary: A sweet, naive young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. The two become fast friends, but the older woman's maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GRE

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

Gibbes, Lesley

Summary: "Meet Fizz - the daring dog detective!. Today Fizz starts his training to become an undercover police dog. The police dog tryouts were hard, and skills training will be even harder. But Fizz and his new friend Remi are given an extra challenge to test their detective skills. Trainee dogs are being injured and sent home. Sergeant Stern believes it's no accident. He wants to know who is doing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GIB

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: A clever spider tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1994

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 KIM

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.24 KIM

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Summary: The many adventures of the Cat in the Hat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WUB

Summary: Join the Cat in the Hat and his whimsical friends, Terrence, Morton, Sarah Hall-Small, Milo, and many others, as they take you on imaginative new adventures!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WUB

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Summary: The many adventures of the Cat in the Hat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WUB

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Summary: The many adventures of the Cat in the Hat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WUB

Fimmel, Travis

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: With his life full of uncertainty, fifteen-year-old Charley finds comfort working with horses at the local racetrack, becoming attached to a losing racehorse named Lean On Pete.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Summary: When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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

Summary: In the Interest of the Nation - Masked soldiers attack a vehicle loaded with high-tech missiles in an attempted smuggling operation in Uzbekistan. Meanwhile, a Swedish engineer is kidnapped in Ethiopia. But Not if It Concerns Your Daughter - Carl Hamilton's family was wiped out in a revenge attack years ago. Now, those painful memories resurface as Hamilton's seven-year-old goddaughter is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Gibbes, Lesley

Summary: "Meet Fizz - the daring dog detective!. Fizz has solved his first real case as an undercover police dog, but his next assignment is about to get personal. Two handbag dogs have been kidnapped at red-carpet events in Sunnyvale City, and now there's another victim: Fizz's sister Crystal! Sergeant Stern sends Fizz, Remi and Amadeus undercover as dog models at the spectacular Shrill Alarm Collar...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GIB

Gibbes, Lesley

Summary: Meet Fizz - the daring dog detective!. Fizz wants to be a police dog. He's brave, clever and super-fast, but Fizz doesn't look like a police dog. His family are show dogs and companion dogs, not working dogs. Fizz longs for adventure, and he's determined to try out at the Sunnyvale City Police Station. There, he is the smallest, fluffiest dog in the line-up, and he meets fierce Amadeus, who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GIB

Gibbes, Lesley

Summary: Meet Fizz - the daring dog detective!. Fizz's heart is beating fast. Today he begins his first case as an undercover police dog. It's going to be tricky. At the last three show dog championships the winner's tiara has been stolen. Now Fizz must go deep undercover as a contestant at the Pemberley Show Dog Trials. Fizz and police dog Remi have to perform at their peak to try to catch the show dog...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GIB

Sieden, Lloyd Steven.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FULLER, BUCKMINSTER SIE