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Summary: In this adaptation of a Czech legend about an infertile couple, a husband presents a tree stump that physically resembles a baby to console his wife. When she treats it like a real baby, it begins to take on a life and a monstrous hunger of its own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Video 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LIT

Kalfar, Jaroslav

Summary: "When Jakub Procha is sent into space to examine a cosmic dust cloud covering Venus, it may be a solo suicide mission. Dreaming of becoming a national hero and desperate to atone for his father's sins as a Communist informer, he leaves his beloved wife behind and launches into the galaxy. But things aboard spaceship JanHus1 quickly turn weird, and, to make matters worse, he soon learns that his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAL

Seifert, Jaroslav

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Pub. Co. 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.8 SEI

Summary: Story of a young woman who like her friends is very concerned with men and love. A reserve army group comes into town and she falls in love with a pianist, who after swearing eternal love leaves for his home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LOV

Kalfar, Jaroslav

Summary: In a 2030 America led by an isolationist authoritarian government, a star biotech scientist trying to discover the key to immortality becomes a whistleblower when she uncovers alarming activity in the wastelands of what was once Florida.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAL

Seifert, Jaroslav

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.861 SEI

Hrytsak, Yaroslav

Summary: "When Russia invaded Ukraine in 2022, the world witnessed the creative, freewheeling, darkly humorous, and deeply resilient society that is contemporary Ukraine. In this timely and original history, a bestseller in Ukraine, the historian Yaroslav Hrytsak tells the sweeping story of his nation through a meticulous examination of the major events, conflicts, and developments that have shaped it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2024

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Trofimov, Yaroslav

Summary: Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Yaroslav Trofimov has spent months on end at the heart of the conflict, very often on its front lines. In this authoritative account, he traces the war’s decisive moments—from the battle for Kyiv to more recently the gruelling and bloody arm wrestle involving the Wagner group over Bakhmut—to show how Ukraine and its allies have turned the tide...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 947.7086 TRO

Summary: A moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IDA

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Summary: A beautiful musical comedy that follows one young man's journey as he experiences the true spirit of Ukraine on his search for a woman to call his wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN HUT

Summary: A bewitching fairy tale about a young girl's coming of age. Valerie discovers the world is not what it seems after she gets a pair of magical earrings. Her quaint little village is actually a haven for blood-sucking vampires. Her grandmother is really an evil old crone. The local farmers are lechers, and the town's priest harbors strange desires.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VAL

Summary: In a small provincial town, arrangements and events surrounding the firemen's annual ball, honoring a retiring firechief, go wrong at every turn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FIR

Dvořák, Antonín

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: London 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD OPERA DVO

Summary: A highly-acclaimed production from the Bayerische Staatsoper, a powerful and fascinating reinterpretation of Dvorak's fairy-tale opera Rusalka. The young, up-and-coming Latvian soprano, Kristine Opolais's performance was rightly praised by the press. With her supple and velvety soprano voice, captivating physical beauty, and hauntingly moving stage presence, Opolais perfectly embodies the role...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2012

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

Handel, George Frideric

Contents: No. 1 in G minor, op. 4 no. 1.--No. 2 in B flat major, op. 4 no. 2.--No. 3 in G minor, op. 4 no. 3.--No. 4 in F major, op. 4 no. 4.--No. 5 in F major, op. 4 no. 5.--No. 6 in B flat major, op. 4 no. 6.--No. 7 in B flat major, op. 7 no. 1.--No. 8 in A major, op. 7 no. 2.--No. 9 in B flat major, op. 7 no. 3.--No. 10 in D minor, op. 7 no. 4.--No. 11 in G minor, op. 7 no. 5.--No. 12 in B flat major,...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Supraphon 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL HAN

Summary: A collection of poems of love and affection by a variety of poets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1976

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Springtime Holidays, Call number: J 808.81 I

Summary: This stirring and poetic depiction of a feud between two rival medieval clans is a fierce, epic, and meticulously designed evocation of the clashes between Christianity and Pagansim, humankind and nature, and love and violence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAR

Summary: Amateur philosopher Dex and his friends live by a code which virtually guarantees scoring with the ladies; but when Dex meets up with old college fling Syd, the rules he lived by no longer apply.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2000

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

Summary: Mavka the soul of the forest has been chosen by the supreme spirits to become the forest's new guardian. But when she meets a talented human musician named Lucas a man on the hunt for a mysterious tree with the power to give life, she is faced with an impossible choice between her newfound love and her duty to the spirits. Can humans and the forest live in harmony, or will greed and vice...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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