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Summary: After the death of his wife, newspaper columnist George Turner decided to move his family from Sydney to the small New Zealand seaside town of Weld. He wanted his kids, Shay and Arlo, to have a fresh start, but all did not go according to plan. In Season Two George must reunite his family and bring Shay home from her self-appointed exile in Australia. George is also finding out what it means to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV EIG

Summary: A Pulitzer winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forget connections of her own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical Entertainment 2016

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Summary: When Frank Goode's grown children cancel a family reunion, the recent widower sets off on a cross-country journey to reconnect with each of them. A family separated by physical and emotional distance finds a way to come together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: Richard is a successful college professor who gives up a steady stream of one-night-stands and beautiful undergrads for fatherhood with much younger Kate. Three years later when Kate falls in love with someone else and moves out, she sends her sister, Olivia, to make sure Richard is properly caring for their son. Assuming Richard is back to his irresponsible playboy lifestyle, Olivia is shocked...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2015

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

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Summary: When her acting career does not take off, but her sister does with her fiance, Reba returns home to become a preschool teacher, and director of the Christmas pageant. After his wife dies, widower Seth Webster moves to town with his rambunctious twin boys. Mrs. Merkle, who is dubbed 'Mrs. Miracle' by the boys, is hired as a nanny and soon has the boys behaving nicely. It isn't long before Mrs....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday M

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MRS.

Summary: A year after his wife's passing, devoted father of two Wade Felton (Walton Goggins)--with much prodding from his concerned social circle--made a reluctant reentry into the dating pool for the first time in decades. He'd be taken aback as he learned how much his fidelity and family orientation made him the rarest of commodities to a sea of eligible women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Studios 2020

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

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

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

Summary: On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tri-Star Pictures 2003

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

Summary: Kakushi Goto is a wholesome single father with an unfortunate secret, he's the creator of a raunchy manga! He'll go to all sorts of ridiculous lengths to protect his ten-year-old daughter, Hime, from finding out what he actually does for a living.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Anime, Call number: BLU-RAY ANIME KAK

Summary: A recently widowed father with two daughters is encouraged by his friends to re-enter the dating scene. To his surprise, he becomes highly sought after, due to his status as both an eligible widower and a devoted father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: George begins dating someone new, providing endless fodder for gossip in his quirky New Zealand coastal town. Meanwhile, his two teenage kids experience the rocky side of romance, and the whole family reels from revelations about the death of George's wife a few years earlier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV EIG

Summary: After relocating from the whirlwind of Sydney, newspaper columnist George Turner is slowly learning what it means to be a local in the quirky New Zealand town of Weld. He wanted his kids, Shay and Arlo, to have a fresh start after the death of his wife, but not all went according to plan. Following last season's harrowing boating accident, the townsfolk of Weld mount a search-and-rescue...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV EIG

Summary: A newly divorced father must learn to balance his job, his new love, and move on from the woman who left him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Harrison, Patti L.

Summary: When a successful single app developer in his forties decides to have a baby without getting married, he offers a young woman who works at a coffee shop and needs money for college to become the surrogate mother for his child.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Decal 2021

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

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Contents: Disc 1. Waikiki wedding (1937) / directed by Frank Tuttle ; Double or nothing (1937) / directed by Theodore Reed -- disc 2. East side of heaven (1939) / directed by David Butler ; If I had my way (1940) / directed by David Butler -- disc 3. Here come the Waves (1944) / Paramount Pictures ; produced and directed by Mark Sandrich.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2006

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

Fimmel, Travis

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Summary: With his life full of uncertainty, fifteen-year-old Charley finds comfort working with horses at the local racetrack, becoming attached to a losing racehorse named Lean On Pete.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2018

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

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Summary: The story of the relationship between a young father and his infant son after the death of the boy's mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2013

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Summary: A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter's birth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2022

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

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

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Regan, Bridget

Summary: When a travel writer takes a Christmas vacation, she discovers that she has been double booked with a single father, his daughter, and his mother, and they find a way to make it work while forming a romantic relationship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Thomson, Erik

Summary: When an Australian newspaper columnist quits his job, he moves with his two teenage children to a remote seaside town in New Zealand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rlj Entertainment 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV EIG

Summary: A precocious 11-year-old tomboy obsessed with death shares a poignant summer with her widowed father, the sexy and kind cosmetician he hires, and most importantly with the boy-next-door who idolizes her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1998

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie My 1998

Summary: Mickey Haller runs his law practice out of out of his Lincoln. After inheriting an acquaintance's law practice, Haller finds himself with a batch of new cases, including a significant murder trial he must hastily prepare to defend. He takes case after case, while balancing his private life that includes his teenaged child and his two ex-wives: one who works for him and the other who serves as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY TV LIN
1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Bachelor Valentin Bravo has his life turned upside down when a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep. They move to L.A. in search of the mother, but are unable to find her. So he decides to raise the baby on his own and gets a job as one of Hollywood's top stuntmen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate. 2014

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

Summary: When a single father Dennis Nash is evicted from his home, his only chance to win it back is to go to work for Rick Carver, the charismatic and ruthless businessman who evicted him in the first place. It's a deal-with-the-devil that provides security for his family; but as Nash falls deeper into Carver's web, he finds his situation grows more brutal and dangerous than he ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NIN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NIN

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