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Summary: In the criminal justice system, sexually based crimes such as rape, torture, pedophilia, and child abuse are dealt with in New York City by a special unit of the police department known as the Special Victims Unit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Paul and Jamie Buchman are a neurotic couple living in Manhattan with their equally interesting friends and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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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: Sampson is a lion on display at a zoo in New York City's Central Park, and he holds court over all the other animals, including Nigel, a testy koala bear; Larry, a dumb but well-meaning snake; Kazar, a wildebeest with a passion for choreography; Bridget, a bright but cynical giraffe; and Benny, a squirrel who is good friends with Sampson and is trying to romance Bridget without much success....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WIL

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

Summary: FBI agent Jack Malone and his dedicated team of The Missing Persons Unit are on the case. These investigators track down missing persons by using advanced profiling techniques. Victims include a self-help guru, a soldier home from war, a college coach, a billionaire's family and children on a hijacked school bus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: After the defeat of their old arch nemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles have grown apart as a family. Master Splinter, their sensei, is struggling to keep them together. He becomes worried when strange things begin brewing in New York City. Tech-industrialist tycoon Max Winters revives four ancient stone warriors and enlists the help of the foot clan to help capture ancient monsters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY TMN

Summary: Skipper and his penguin pals have their hands full solving a whole bunch of problems, including a pigeon's planned attack on the visiting zoo commissioner, sightings of a flying orca, combating a poison dart frog, and the unstoppable growth of a green blob called Jiggles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Penguins 2010

Summary: Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night.

Format: moving image

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIG

Fowler, Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOWLER, RUTH FOW

Summary: Pierre is a ballroom-dance instructor with courtly manners whose pupils tend to be well-heeled teenagers. Partly as a dare and partly as a joke, he is offered the job of supervising a South Bronx high school detention class, where the students regard him as a visitor from the moon. They resist him, but he fascinates them, and before long, Pierre has talked them into learning a few steps. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Hang on for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as Jack Bauer unveils darker secrets, faces deadlier conspiracies, and is thrust into more extreme action than ever before! As Day Eight unfolds, Bauer races against the clock to prevent the assassination of a Middle Eastern leader on a vital peace-making mission. Meanwhile, a deadly terrorist threat against New York City intensifies and builds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: Based on an actual memoir written by Maritcha Remond Lyons, who was born and raised in New York City, this poignant story tells what it was like to be a black child born free during the days of slavery. Everyday experiences are interspersed with hight-point moments, such as visiting the U.S.'s first world's fair. Also included are the Draft Riots of 1863, when Maritcha and her siblings fled to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 BOL

Summary: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

Marnell, Cat

Summary: "From Cat Marnell, 'New York's enfant terrible' (The Telegraph), a candid and darkly humorous memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage, set in the glamorous world of fashion magazines and downtown nightclubs. At twenty-six, Cat Marnell was an associate beauty editor at Lucky, one of the top fashion magazines in America--and that's all most people knew about her. But she hid a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARNELL, CAT MAR

Berger, Joseph

Summary: Explores the ethnically diverse and constantly changing neighborhoods of New York City to bring to life its people, culture, cuisine, and sights, while demonstrating that people of varied backgrounds can live together in harmony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.47 BER

Taibbi, Matt

Summary: A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police--from the bestselling author of The Divide

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 TAI

Summary: Focuses on the year in the life of a group of friends in New York's East Village. The "bohemians" live carefree lives of art, music, sex, and drugs. It is carefree until Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, and Roger, an aspiring songwriter, find out they owe a year's rent to Benny. Benny is a former friend who had promised them free rent when he married the landlord's daughter. Roger has also...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures 2006

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Rent 2006

Summary: Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Broken 2007

Summary: In the uproarious eighth season, the arrival of baby Marvin reminds Marshall and Lily of things they need, like sleep, better jobs and sex. Meanwhile Barney uses his playbook to win over Robin, but not her scary dad. Marshall tries to right a wrong in court in hopes of becoming a judge, and Robin's past is judged. Ted designs an amazing building, and also has designs on Barney's half-sister....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series How 2013

Summary: Parcel deliveryman Doug Heffernan continues to juggle the intimate moments of marriage with his wife Carrie while sparring with that royal pain, his father-in-law, in the basement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Set in the captivating world of 1960s New York, Mad Men continues to follow iconic ad man Don Draper, his colleagues and his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ma F1

Owen, David

Summary: Upending the environmentalist viewpoint that urban areas are "anti-green," New Yorker staff writer David Owen argues that sustainability is achieved in areas like New York City, while open space, backyard compost heaps, locavorism and high-tech gadgetry like solar panels and triple-paned windows are formulas for wasteful sprawl and green-washed consumerism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 OWE