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Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

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

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Dennison, Matthew

Summary: "A moving biography of Kenneth Grahame, author of the children's classic The Wind in the Willows, and of the vision of English pastoral life that inspired it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GRAHAME, KENNETH DEN

Mather, Craig

Summary: Follows the adventures of Ratty, Badger, and Mole as they are swept up in the impulsive Toad's insatiable need for speed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Video Distributors 2021

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

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Summary: Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective, and his trusted companion Dr. Watson pursue and solve mysteries in a variety of locations throughout England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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Summary: The lectures in Part 6 bring the progress of philosophy into the present day, beginning with the work of Nietzsche and the American pragmatists William James and John Dewey. This section explains the work and consequence of modern linguistic and logical analysis in lectures on Ayer and Wittgenstein. Also discussed is the structuralism of Claude Levi-Strauss and the attempts to develop rational...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Hilliam, David.

Summary: Relates how King Richard I of England and his troops nearly wrested Jerusalem from Muslim leader Saladin and the Saracens during the Third Crusade in 1191 A.D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.18 HIL

Summary: Cadfael, a Benedictine monk at an abbey in Middle Ages Shrewsbury, solves crimes and murders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Video 2010

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

Summary: The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Weir, Alison

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Summary: "Packed with dramatic true stories from one of European history's most romantic and turbulent eras, this epic narrative chronicles the five vividly rendered queens of the Plantagenet kings who ruled England between 1299 and 1399. The Age of Chivalry describes a period of medieval history dominated by the social, religious, and moral code of knighthood that prized noble deeds, military greatness...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2022

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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Reston, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

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

Summary: In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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

Robinson, Andrew

Summary: The extraordinarily inventive Linus Pauling, twice winner of the Nobel Prize, was asked how he came to have so many good ideas. Pauling replied: "Well, I have a lot of ideas and throw away the bad ones." Where do ideas come from? And why do the best ideas sometimes strike in a flash of "sudden genius"? Andrew Robinson here offers a fascinating look at the genesis of creativity in science and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.35 ROB

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Summary: Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Carmegie, Morgan, Ford, the Men Who Built America. Meet the titans who forged the foundation of modern America and created the American Dream. The mini-series shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States. a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History 2012

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

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

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

Findlay, Jean.

Summary: "The thrilling first-ever biography of Proust translator C.K. Scott Moncrieff, penned by his great-great-niece. 'And suddenly the memory returns. The taste was that of the little crumb of madeleine which on Sunday mornings at Combray (because on those mornings I did not go out before church-time), when I went to say good day to her in her bedroom, my aunt Léonie used to give me.' With these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONCRIEFF, C.K. SCOTT FIN

Regan, Geoffrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.014 REG

Drake, Shannon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zebra Books 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Drake

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