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Summary: The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Roy, Jessica

Summary: "The Sally sisters, raised in a rural Jehovah's Witness community in Arkansas, spent their teens and twenties moving between cities and towns in the South and Midwest, working difficult and poorly-paid jobs and falling in and out of relationships. Caught in an eternal sibling rivalry -- where Lori, younger by a year, protected bold, outgoing, reckless Sam -- the two women eventually married a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROY

González, Echo Elise

Summary: A graphic-style nonfiction adventure into fundamental concepts in computer science. -- adapted from publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 005.74 GON

Rowling, J. K.

Summary: When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Kegan, Robert.

Summary: "In Immunity to Change, authors Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey show how our individual beliefs - along with the collective mindsets in our organizations - combine to create a natural but powerful immunity to change. By revealing how this mechanism holds us back, Kegan and Lahey give us the keys to unlock our potential and finally move forward. And by pinpointing and uprooting our own immunities to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 KEG

Greenleaf, Robert K

Summary: With the publication of Servant Leadership in 1977, a new paradigm of management entered the boardrooms and corporate offices of America. Robert K. Greenleaf, a retired AT&T executive, proposed that service ought to be the distinguishing characteristic of leadership. Not only would it create better, stronger companies, he said, but business leaders themselves "would find greater joy in their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paulist Press 2002

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 GRE

Rowling, J. K.

Summary: Harry Potter, now a fifth-year student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, struggles with a threatening teacher, problematic house elf, the dread of upcoming final exams, and haunting dreams that hint toward his mysterious past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD J ROW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD JFIC ROW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Row 5

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC ROW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fantasy, Call number: JT CD Fantasy Rowling 2003

Farrow, Joanna

Summary: "Cook your way through Hogwarts and the rest of the Wizarding World in this official cookbook inspired by the Harry Potter films! This gorgeous book is packed with full-color photography and over 40 recipes -- both savory and sweet -- including snacks, desserts, drinks, and meals fit for a Hogwarts feast! Whip up some Owl Post savory crepes, Hagrid's hearty soup, Draco Malfoy blondies, Sir...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2023

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J641.5123 FAR

Rowling, J. K.

Summary: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Row 1

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC ROW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC ROW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: J CD ROW

Bhargava, Deepak

Summary: "A clear, expert, and inspiring guide to social change, based on case studies of grassroots movements that won, from two leading community and labor experts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 BHA

Rowling, J. K.

Summary: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Williams, Omkari L.

Summary: "In Micro Activism, former political consultant turned activism coach Omkari Williams shares her expertise to help each of us, no matter our temperament, find our most satisfying and effective activist role. Williams encourages starting small, working collaboratively, and beginning locally. Advice on self-care practices, burn-out prevention, and profiles of activists engaged in a range of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 WIL

Kotter, John P.

Summary: Offers advice on how to lead an organization into change, including establishing a sense of urgency, developing a vision and strategy, and generating short-term wins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2012

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 KOT

Noll, Elizabeth

Summary: Text and photographs provide information about the Bermuda Triangle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 001.94 NOL

Summary: A film about Julian Assange and the creation of Wikileaks, the controversial website that facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. Paralleling Assange's rise and fall with that of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the troubled young soldier who leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents, the film discusses transparency in the information age and our ever-elusive search for the truth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WE

Taylor, William

Summary: "Disruption is the key to innovation. Whether you run a one-man startup or a global business behemoth, the only way to win big is by relentlessly rethinking the rules of your industry - no matter how tried-and-true they are. InSimply Brilliant, the visionary co-founder of Fast Company William C. Taylor goes behind the scenes at nineteen organizations that are revolutionizing their otherwise...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 TAY

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and fiscal prudence are essential, yet Americans know these institutions fall short. Many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at three monumental...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 352 GAT

Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: "From the extraordinary Colombian French politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, a stunning debut novel about freedom and fate. Set against the backdrop of Argentina's Dirty War and infused with magical realism, The Blue Line is a breathtaking story of love and betrayal by one of the world's most renowned writers and activists. Ingrid Betancourt, author of the New York Times bestselling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BET

Firstenberg, Paul B.

Contents: Transforming the dynamics of nonprofit boards : from passive to active agencies -- Reforming board practices -- Board responsibility for operational issues -- Preparing nonprofit directors for the coming changes in governance -- Maximizing your human resources -- The executive director : one of the most challenging assignments in the nonprofit world -- The effective cfo -- The scarcity of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foundation Center 2009

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1 available in Foundation Collection, Call number: R-FC 658.048 FIR

Summary: This program-a valuable tool for introducing the concepts of energy security, antiterrorism, and managing change at the global level-identifies the roots of violent conflict by way of specific examples. Through discussion of territorial conflicts (India/Pakistan, Israel/PLO), genocides (Rwanda, Srebrenica), terrorism (al Qaeda, IRA, ETA), and hybridized violence such as that found in Sudan,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Orr, Tamra

Summary: "Bermuda is a popular tourism destination, but what is life like for the people who live on the islands that make up this British territory? Readers discover the answer to this question with the help of comprehensive main text that closely examines Bermuda's history, government, natural world, and culture. Sidebars provide additional information, and colorful photographs and maps give readers a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.99 ORR

Summary: This program examines types of conflict that can occur at the local level, whether that locality is a single town, a region, or an entire country. After generally addressing armed conflict-different types of war, where they tend to proliferate, and kinds of weaponry used-Conflict on a Local Scale illustrates unarmed conflict through five examples. They include a clash of recreational interests...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Neruda, Pablo

Summary: This superb bilingual anthology highlights the posthumous legacy of Pablo Neruda, the great Chilean poet and Nobel laureate, who left a vast body of unpublished work when he died in 1973. Ben Belitt, a distinguished poet in his own right, is widely regarded as the leading translator of Neruda into English. Here he has given us a Neruda as fecund and engaged as ever, ceaselessly spinning the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 NER

Summary: The relationship between supervisors and support staff members can often run off the smooth road of productivity. The major reason for problems between supervisors and staff is a lack of effective, open communication. This program is a dramatization of one employee's problems with his supervisor. The information he receives from the company's personnel manager gets him on track with how to cope...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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