Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Summary: Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two sons Cesare and Juan, and his daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2011

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In The pilgrim of hate a body turns up in a sack during the annual "Cripples' Day" pilgrimage. In The potter's field, a woman's skeleton is unearthed in a field that has recently been donated to the abbey. In The holy thief, two visiting monks are implicated when holy relics of Saint Winifred disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed exclusively by Acorn Media US 2010

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: The documentary uses Graham Greene's own words from his books and recordings, as well as photographs and clips from his many films, to reveal the fascinating life of one of the great writers of the twentieth century. The cast includes John Le Carre, psychologist Kay Jamison, critic David Lodge, Time correspondent Bernard Diederich, former CIA Inspector General Fredrick Hitz, and Greene's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Tracing the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing the ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and muderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose sutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series I 2008

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: The intricate dance of life continues in this heartwarming drama series about two long-lost childhood sweethearts and the 60 years of baggage they bring to their better-late-than-never marriage. How will newlyweds Alan and navigate a startling revelation about Alan's past? And how will their adult daughters, Gillian and Caroline, deal with happiness and tragedy in their even more complicated...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV La 3

Dahl, Roald.

Contents: Taste / read by Richard E. Grant -- Lamb to the slaughter / read by Juliet Stevenson -- Man from the South / read by Stephen Mangan -- The soldier / read by Stephen Mangan -- My lady love, my daove / read by Richard Griffiths -- Dip in the pool / read by Adrian Scarborough -- Galloping Foxley / read by Richard Griffiths -- Skin / read by Tamsin Greig -- Poison / read by Richard E. Grant -- The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DAH

Summary: A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1980

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA HAM

Summary: George is a blue-collar American with a special connection to the afterlife dating from his childhood. French journalist Marie has a near-death experience that shakes her reality. When London schoolboy Marcus loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each seeking the truth, their lives will intersect, forever changed by what they believe might, or must, exist in the hereafter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVE HER

Summary: Nell Trent lives with her doting grandfather in his London shop. It is a magical place, filled from wall to wall with treasures. Grandfather keeps his nocturnal gambling activities a secret from Nell. He borrows heavily from the evil, profiteering loan shark Daniel Quilp. When Grandfather gambles away what little money they possess, Quilp seizes the opportunity to take possession of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passion of their celebrated hosts (Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson, and David Tennant) to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Atwood, Margaret

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: This sequel to The Handmaid's Tale picks up the story fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ATW

Dahl, Roald.

Summary: The witches: A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2014

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples)

Summary: Lucy and Edmund, accompanied by their peevish cousin Eustace, sail to the land of Narnia where Eustace is temporarily transformed into a green dragon because of his selfish behavior and skepticism.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Children's Audio 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LEW

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc C

Summary: An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2002

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Henry 2000

Summary: A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Award-winning comedy drama and PBS favorite returns for a second season as the two childhood sweethearts work to finally make a life together. After Alan's near fatal heart attack, he and Celia decide to marry secretly - but how will their daughters react? Uptight Caroline and rebellious Gillian discover they actually quite like each other, but will the fact Gillian spent a night with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD LAS RATED NR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV La 2

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Childhood sweethearts Alan and Celia, both widowed and in their 70s, fall for each other all over again when they are reunited on the internet after nearly 60 years. Their relationship is a celebratory tale of the power of love at any age. But this is also a story about family, and with family comes baggage. Celia's respectable, head teacher daughter Caroline is juggling bringing up two boys...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD LAS RATED NR

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone is a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY LUC

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Murder 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

12 holds on 11 copies

Summary: Explores the formative years of the renowned author's life as he finds friendship, courage, and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, including the author's tumultuous courtship of his beloved Edith Bratt, until the outbreak of the First World War which threatens to tear their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father disappeared.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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