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Summary: After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Beetlejuice 2008

Summary: For goth girl, Cassie, fitting into a new school and neighborhood isn't easy, but she entertains herself by playing tricks on the "popular" kids and her little brother, Max. As Halloween approaches, Cassie's search for scares leads her to a mysterious Halloween store and an unusual book. When Max begs her to read the book to him, she gives in and disregards the warning about not reading the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2007

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

Summary: Goth is the subculture that never dies, influencing mainstream fashion, TV, movies, and alternative rock music. Goth: Vamps and Dandies is a startling visual history of this dark strand of pop culture. Written with a razor-sharp insider's eye, and drawing on a rich photographic archive that spans the 25-year history of the scene, it vividly evokes the past, present and future of Goth. Via a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plexus 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.1 BAD

Summary: Nun Colleen has avoided all contact with her family until her mother emails her that her brother has returned home. She returns home to Asheville, North Carolina and finds her goth-inspired bedroom just as she hed left it. Despite her parents being happy to see her, unease and awkwardness abound. Her brother is living as a recluse in the guesthouse since returning home from the Iraq War. During...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Mays, Andrea E.

Summary: "Today it is the most valuable book in the world. Recently one sold for over five million dollars. It is the book that rescued the name of William Shakespeare and half of his plays from oblivion. The Millionaire and the Bard tells the miraculous and romantic story of the making of the First Folio, and of the American industrialist whose thrilling pursuit of the book became a lifelong...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOLGER, HENRY MAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Mays 2015

Ulrich, Laurel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 ULR

Nelson, Victoria.

Contents: White dog, the prequel : between imagination and belief -- Faux Catholic : a Gothick subgenre from Monk Lewis to Dan Brown -- Gothick God : the worshipful world of Horror Fandom -- Decommissioning Satan : in favor of his man-god whelps -- Gothick romance : the danse macabre of women -- The bright God beckons : the new vampire romance -- Postapocalyptic Gothick : that means zombies (and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 Nelson

Hart, Christopher

Summary: Uses step-by-step instructions to teach aspiring manga artists how to create their own versions of zombies, vampires, monsters, and other scary and dark characters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Watson-Guptill Publications 2013

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Reger, Rob.

Summary: After moving to a new town with her mother, Emily the Strange finds her troubles multiplying when she accidentally duplicates herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Reger 2010

Harstad, Donald.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Summary: An enchanting screen adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's original novel. As the Civil War rages on, the four sisters of the March family struggle to grow up without the guiding hand of their loving father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIT

Summary: Set in New England during the Civil War, it chronicles the lives and loves of Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth, four sisters who must rely on each other for strength in the face of tragedies both large and small, after their father leaves for battle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2007

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

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

Summary: The story focuses on the riotous confusion created when a Russian submarine gets stuck on a New England sandbar and the landing crew goes ashore for help-only to be mistaken for an invasion force by the over-imaginative townspeople.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: [Head] An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DRAMA AME

Sharfstein, Daniel J.

Summary: "Chronicles the epic clash between General Oliver Otis Howard, who took on a mission in the Pacific Northwest to force Native Americans onto reservations, and the Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph, who refused to leave his ancestral land"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 979 SHA

Di Prima, Diane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DI PRIMA, DIANE DIP

Summary: It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie IT 2002

Fleming, Thomas J.

Summary: Explores the possibility that the Civil War started not because of slavery, but because the South was chosen to house the nation's leadership instead of northern New England where the Revolution had begun.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.711 FLE

Summary: Explores the bitter internal rivalries among police investigators, the political pressures of high-profile cases, and the legal maneuverings of defense attorneys and prosecutors. Police probe an abandoned house concealing multiple murders, a dysfunctional family with a deeply troubled musical prodigy, the mysterious disappearance of a well-connected woman, and a shadowy sex club for London's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TRI

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

Buruma, Ian.

Summary: "A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars. During the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma's grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BUR

Summary: Twelfth century Shrewsbury comes dramatically to life in Ellis Peters' story of Brother Cadfael--a good man in an evil world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAD

Summary: A morbid taste for bones: When a young monk claims to see visions of St. Winifred, Cadfael and a party from Shrewsbury Abbey trek to Wales to excavate her holy relics and are met with much hostility.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2010

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