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Summary: With a healthy dose of insight and wit, takes an inside look at the Park Slope Food Coop, one of America's most successful cooperative food supermarkets. In Brooklyn NY, in the shadow of Wall Street, an institution that represents a less well-known American tradition is booming. The Park Slope Food Coop, a cooperative supermarket where all 16,000 members work 2.75 hours per month to earn the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Tony is an undereducated Brooklyn teenager who is bored with his daytime job. The highlight of his week is going to the local disco, where he is the king of the dance floor. Tony meets Stephanie at the disco and they agree to dance together in a competition. Stephanie resists Tony's attempts to romance her, as she aspires to greater things. Gradually, Tony also becomes disillusioned with the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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

Summary: Brooklyn's finest are back and leveling up! From Jake's new prison friendship with a cannibal, to totally awkward office yoga sessions, and the most unforgettable Halloween heist of all time, there's no place like the nine-nine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Detective Jake Peralta and the Nine-Nine are taking #SquadGoals to a whole new level. With a precinct wedding, the annual Halloween heist, and the Pontiac Bandit₂s most hilarious appearance yet, this season has even Jake going "full Santiago" (binder and all).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Brooklyn's finest and funniest police officers make their triumphant return in the sixth season of the critically-acclaimed and fan-adored comedy series. From Jake and Amy's romantic honeymoon, with Holt, a return to the glory days of Hitchcock and Scully, and Gina's hot moves and big news, the Nine-Nine is #goals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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Summary: Return to the scene of comedy so good, it's criminal. The second season episodes of the Golden Globe Award-winning Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Detective Jake Peralta and Captain Raymond Holt are back for more hilarious hijinks as they team up with Brooklyn's finest to make the precinct better than ever. As they deal with overbearing superiors, a drug task force, dating crimes, the questionable motives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2015

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

Summary: Brooklyn's finest are back and better than ever. Detective Jake Peralta is on a mission to be the "most amazing detective-slash-genius" ever. The season is full of shake ups and shenanigans as the crew deals with a new boss, suspicious romances, a badly planned "babymoon," undercover mayhem and outrageously funny body cam shots.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides what is right or wrong? As the boundaries blur, Sean's dual life wears on his psyche and his two worlds careen dangerously close to colliding.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Inception Media Group 2011

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

Zoboi, Ibi Aanu

Summary: Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons, even as her older sister, Janae, starts to fall for the charming Ainsley. She especially...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ZOB

Cole, Alyssa

Summary: Sydney Green starts a Brooklyn walking tour and finds an unlikely assistant in her neighbor Theo. But their deep dive into history quickly becomes a dizzying descent into paranoia and fear.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Potok, Chaim

Summary: The story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither had ever considered before. In effect, they exchange places, and find the peace that neither will ever retreat from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC POT

Salamon, Julie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 SAL

Summary: The film follows Felipe, an undocumented Mexican immigrant, who has reached a crossroads: after 16 years in Brooklyn, working three low-paying jobs and sending the bulk of his earnings to his wife and children in Mexico, he's decided to return home to the family he hasn't seen in almost two decades. But when he informs them of his plans, he discovers that they've squandered the money, are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I'M

Stead, Rebecca.

Summary: Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2012

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Summary: From out of the shadows comes this final collection of hard-to-find noir classics: The Crimson Kimono (1959); The Lineup (1958); The Shadow in the Window (1956); The Long Haul (1957); Pickup Alley (1957); The Tijuana Story (1957); She Played with Fire (1957); The Case Against Brooklyn (1958); and Man on a String (1960).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Running from his emotional baggage, a novelist and writer for a New York magazine moonlights as an unlicensed private detective.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2011

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

Smith, Betty

Summary: "Set in Brooklyn in the 1920's Tomorrow will be better tells the story of Margy Shannon, a shy, joyfully optimistic young woman just out of school who lives with her parents and witnesses how a lifetime of hard work and poverty has worn them down. Determined not to end up like them, Margy takes refuge in her dreams of a better life. Her goals are simple: to find a husband she loves, have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print 2020

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Summary: "This award-winning program by filmmaker Ken Burns recaptures all the drama, the struggles and the personal tragedies behind this greatest of all achievements of America's industrial age. As this fascinating program reveals, it was the largest bridge of its era, marked by enormous construction problems and ingenious solutions."--Publisher's website.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Golenbock, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow/HarperCollins 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 GOL

Summary: On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator and his beleaguered wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Brinkley, Jamel

Summary: In the nine expansive, searching stories of A lucky man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. An imaginative young boy from the Bronx goes swimming with his group from day camp at a backyard pool in the suburbs, and faces the effects of power and privilege in ways he can barely grasp. A teen intent on proving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Cole, Alyssa

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighborhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are sprouting like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, and the neighbors she's known all her life are disappearing. To hold onto her community's past and present, Sydney channels her frustration into a walking tour and finds an unlikely and unwanted assistant in one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COL

Galinsky, Michael

Summary: A man leads a movement against the development of a professional basketball arena to try and save his home and community from being demolished.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2013

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BAT

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