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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: 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 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: 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

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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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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

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

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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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC STE

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

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 Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE WON

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

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

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

Summary: A down on his luck detective travels from the tough streets of Brooklyn, to the hot jazz clubs of New Orleans, and finally to voodoo rituals in the swamps of Louisiana.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Behling, Steve

Summary: In this full retelling of the upcoming film, listeners are introduced to Brooklyn teen Miles Morales as he juggles his normal high school life with the infinite possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Goldbloom, Goldie

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Summary: Through one woman's life at a moment of surprising change, the award-winning author Goldie Goldbloom tells a deeply affecting, morally insightful story and offers a rare look inside Brooklyn's Chasidic community. In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, just a block or two up from the East River on Division Avenue, Surie Eckstein is soon to be a great-grandmother. Her ten children range in age from thirteen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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Dawson, Maddie

Summary: "Marnie McGraw is marrying the man of her dreams when she meets Blix Holliday, her fiancé's irascible matchmaking great-aunt who's dying. When her marriage ends after two miserable weeks, Marnie is shocked. She's even more astonished to find that she's inherited Blix's Brooklyn brownstone and all of Blix's unfinished 'projects' to follow in Blix's matchmaker footsteps"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DAW

Loigman, Lynda Cohen

Summary: "Brooklyn, 1947: in the midst of a blizzard, in a two-family brownstone, two babies are born minutes apart to two women. They are sisters by marriage with an impenetrable bond forged before and during that dramatic night; but as the years progress, small cracks start to appear and their once deep friendship begins to unravel"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LOI

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: On his first day at Brooklyn's P.S. 858, fifth-grader Michael K. is teamed with two very strange students, and while he gradually comes to believe they are aliens who need his help, he has trouble convincing anyone else of the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Scieszka 2010

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: With only one hundred more Spaceheadz to sign up, Michael K.'s friends start planning an Earth-saving party but Michael fears the Brainwave might be used for a much more sinister purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Scieszka 2011