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Summary: Explore the transformative power of education through the eyes of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees, and a chance at new beginnings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

Sander, Richard Henry

Summary: Argues that affirmative action actually harms minority students and that the movement started in the late 1960s is only a symbolic change that has become mired in posturing, concealment, and pork-barrel earmarks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.26 SAN

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

Cabot, Meg.

Summary: Summer break . . . and the livin' ain't easy! Just because the students at New York College have flown the coop doesn't mean assistant residence hall director Heather Wells can relax. Fischer Hall is busier than ever, filled with squealing thirteen- and fourteen-year-old girls attending the first ever Tania Trace Teen Rock Camp, hosted by pop sensation Tania Trace herself--who just happens to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY CAB

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

Cabot, Meg.

Summary: Heather Wells Rocks! Or, at least, she did. That was before she left the pop-idol life behind after she gained a dress size or two, and lost a boyfriend, a recording contract, and her life savings (when Mom took the money and ran off to Argentina). Now that the glamour and glory days of endless mall appearances are in the past, Heather's perfectly happy with her new size 12 shape (the average...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Trade 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAB

Cabot, Meg.

Summary: Heather Wells Rocks! Or, at least, she did. That was before she left the pop-idol life behind after she gained a dress size or two, and lost a boyfriend, a recording contract, and her life savings (when Mom took the money and ran off to Argentina). Now that the glamour and glory days of endless mall appearances are in the past, Heather's perfectly happy with her new size 12 shape (the average...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M CAB

Summary: Raising kids can be tough. It's even harder when they're really raising you! 30-something couple Sean and Claudia deal with their three children as well as Sean's judgmental father and his carefree brother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: "For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and a refuge for generations of immigrants. In this lyrical, compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of America's premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring rare archival photographs, paintings and drawings, readings from actual diaries, letters and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV STA

Burrows, Edwin G.

Summary: Between 1775 and 1783, some 200,000 Americans took up arms against the British Crown, and just over 6,800 died in battle. About 25,000 became prisoners of war, most of them confined in New York City under conditions so atrocious that they perished by the thousands. Evidence suggests that at least 17,500 Americans may have died in these prisons--more than twice the number to die on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.371 BUR

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Season four of the exhilarating Emmy-winning series finds Rachel and Kurt in New York City, Finn with a surprising new career, Will and Emma at a crossroads and Sue confronting a shocking situation! Meanwhile, tension mounts as the kids in New Directions head for Regionals, facing new challenges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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

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

Summary: Series revolving around Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross--six friends living in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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Summary: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld in an increasingly desperate, and dangerous attempt to get his brother out of jail. Over the course of one adrenalized night Constantine finds himself on a mad descent into violence and mayhem as he races against the clock to save his brother and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: In the exhilarating, heart-rending final season, club favorites reunite and a new group of young performers takes center stage. Following her disastrously short sitcom career, Rachel returns to McKinley High to find Principal Sue Sylvester trampling the arts, including the glee club. Without missing a beat, Rachel and a newly single Kurt set out to revitalize New Directions, hoping for a shot...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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: I.S.318 is an inner-city school where more than 65 percent of students are from homes with incomes below the federal poverty level, that also happens to have the best, most winning junior high school chess team in the country. The film follows the challenges these kids face in their personal lives as well as on the chessboard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Entertainment 2013

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

Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2003

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

Summary: Newly-inaugurated mayor, Rudolph Giuliani, is only beginning to implement his anti-fun initiatives against crimes like noisy portable radio, graffiti and public drunkenness. Set in this time, is troubled high school student Luke Shapiro who is a teenage pot dealer who forms a friendship with Dr. Jeffrey Squires, a psychiatrist and kindred lost soul. When the doctor proposes Luke trade him weed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

Ruby, Laura

Summary: It was only a few days ago that Tess Biedermann, Theo Biedermann, and Jaime Cruz, along with a mysterious figure from the past, managed to survive an assault on the location of the latest clue in the Morningstarr cipher -- and, in the process, made a shocking discovery about their own connection to this one-hundred-sixty-year-old enigma. Now the friends are divided. Tess and Theo have no idea...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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

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