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Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about big leaders who love and protect the Earth in this engaging and inspiring board book perfect for environmentalists-in-training! Now even the youngest readers can learn all about important people who help protect and take care of our Earth! Highlighting ten memorable environmentalists who paved the way, parents and little ones alike will love this discovery primer full of fun,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Siman & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Summary: "This two-disc set contains every item that Lester Young recorded for Aladdin including the rare 1942 trio session with Nat Cole and a 1946 Helen Humes date, from which comes a newly discovered instrumental"--Container.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ YOU

Contents: Disc one, December 23, 1938 concert. Swingin' the blues / Count Basie, Eddie Durham, (Count Basie and his Orchestra) (3:34) -- One o'clock jump / Count Basie, (Count Basie & his Orchestra) (1:11) -- Introduction / John Hammond (0:38) -- Blues with Lips / Count Basie, (Oran "Hot Lips" Page, with Count Basie Orchestra) (3:11) -- I never knew / Ted Fio Rito, Gus Kahn, (Kansas City Five) (3:11) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ FRO

Summary: "The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames is widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products ... But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life ... has been less widely understood. Narrated by James...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EAM

Summary: In 1862, during the Kansas-Missouri border war, Jake and Jack Bull join the Confederate-sympathizing Bushwhackers after Jack's father is killed by marauding members of the abolitionist Jayhawkers. They are aided by unusual ally, Holt, who's fighting for the South despite being a former slave.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard's resonant film explores the US government's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 323.1196 MLK

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MLK

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

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

Summary: Show Boat: When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Ravenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS GRE

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Chronicling the extraordinary life of Christopher 'The Notorious B.I.G.' Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Biggie transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to a pregnant woman) to superstardom. He has to juggle the increasing demands of fatherhood, marriage, and a music career that is strife with chaos and controversy. On March 8, 1997, in Los...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: A man who is ready to have his missing wife declared legally dead and remarry finds himself in a predicament when his first wife turns up after five years of being gone!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Featuring an incredible array of the greatest musicians of the '70s and early '80s. It stands alone in the history of rock n roll as the first ever late-night live concert show on TV, capturing the spirit of a time when rock was exploding in so many new, exciting directions. For nine thrilling years, The Special brought audience the very best live music from every genre, rare performances right...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MID

Hales, Dianne R.

Summary: "A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. An emperor coveted her. No face has ever captivated so many for so long. Every year more than nine million visitors trek to her portrait in the Louvre. Yet while everyone recognizes her smile, hardly anyone knows her story. This book rests on the premise that the woman in the Mona Lisa is indeed the person identified in its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945 HAL

Talking Heads (Musical group)

Summary: A film of the Talking Heads in concert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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Summary: John and Emma, father and daughter, are thrust into a fantastical dream world battle between forces of good and evil, where they are forced to fight for John's soul and to save Emma from an eternal nightmare. They encounter unusual characters that exist only in their subconscious- or are they real?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Double Edge Films 2009

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Summary: This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a showboat star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SHO

Jukes, Helen

Summary: "Helen Jukes is entering her thirties and feeling disconnected and trapped by her office job. Then, for good luck, she is given a colony of honeybees. According to folklore, a colony, freely given, brings good fortune, and the author embarks on an emotional, rewarding journey during the course of a year as she cares for these wondrous beings and learns the art of beekeeping." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JUKES, HELEN JUK

Summary: "For many, Milton Glaser is the personification of American graphic design. Best known for co-founding New York Magazine and creating the enduring I (heart) NY campaign, the full breadth of Glaser's remarkable artistic output is revealed in this documentary portrait, Milton Glaser: to inform & delight. From newspapers and magazine designs, to interior spaces, logos and brand identities, to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MIL

Humes, Edward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 HUM

Summary: Batman begins: After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashes his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE DAR

Summary: "This inspiring and entertaining film chronicles Jobs' early days as a college dropout to his rise as the co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc. and forced retirement from the company. More than a decade later, Jobs returns and single-handedly sets a course that will turn the once-tiny startup into one of the world's most valuable companies. His epic journey blazes a trail that changes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JOB RATED PG-13

Summary: Discover the stories, ideas, and methods behind today's most compelling artists; features sixteen artists from North America (Chicago, Mexico City, Los Angeles, and Vancouver).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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