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Summary: Global superstar Dwayne Johnson leads the cast as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world, The Pearl, suddenly ablaze, and he's been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Skyscraper 2018

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

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Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: Lessons from professional drummer Tommy Igoe to get any beginner started on drums.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Music 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 786.9 GET

Marsico, Katie

Summary: "Learn all about some of the world's tallest, most incredible buildings, from how they are designed and built to how skyscraper technology has changed over time"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 720 MAR

Cizek, Katerina

Summary: "From the multi-story dwellings of Ancient Rome to the soaring glass skyscrapers of today, for thousands of years humans have used highrises to house the poor, protect the rich and sometimes narrow the gap between the two. Highrise first examines the history of vertical living in a chapter on the origins, technological triumphs, social failures and future of the highrise. The book then invites...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 307.76 CIZ

Nagelhout, Ryan

Summary: Text and photographs look at how to build skyscrapers in Minecraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2019

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Dunn, Andrew.

Summary: Discusses the aesthetic and practical values of skyscrapers and the technology used to build them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomson Learning 1993

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 690 DUN

Summary: Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Baker, Theo

Summary: Describes the activity at a construction site and the heavy equipment needed to accomplish the various tasks involved in building a skyscraper.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 690 BAK

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: "Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Summary: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2015

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

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Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Asa is a young Russian naval service dreamer who returns to his sister's nomadic brood on the desloate Hunger Steppe to begin a hardscrabble career as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must win the hand of the only eligible bachelorette for miles, his alluringly mysterious neighbor Tulpan. Accompanied by his girlie magazine-reading sidekick, Asa will stop at nothing to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2009

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TUL

Shea, Therese

Summary: The towering buildings that fill our cities definitely werent built in a day. Skyscrapers are huge construction projects full of complicated steps. From drilling anchor holes and erecting steel beams to laying acres and acres of concrete, it takes lots of people and lots of smarts to build a vertical city. Readers will love putting on their hard hats and seeing the construction for themselves...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 720 SHE

Summary: Fiona is the manager of a fast-food restaurant. She lives comfortably and happily with her family in the suburbs. That is until the day she accidentally gets locked into a walk-in freezer. She escapes the next morning, half frozen and barely alive, only to realize that her husband and two children didn't even notice she was missing. But when Fiona develops an obsession for everything cold and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ICE

Dupré, Judith

Summary: A fascinating look at fifty of the greatest skyscrapers in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720 DUP

Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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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 Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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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 P

Summary: When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious children's academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

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

Summary: Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, join forces to solve cases the FBI has labeled X-files. Both are determined to uncover the hidden truths--one searching for otherwordly answers, the other for more earthbound scientific explanations. Together they will make discoveries neither could have ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: Horror of Dracula (1958): "Christopher Lee as the centuries-old vampire Dracula and Peter Cushing as his implacable foe Van Helsing battle for the souls of Londoners in this retelling of Bram Stoker's novel."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR GRE

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Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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

Weschcke, Carl Llewellyn

Summary: Dreams fascinate the mind and the imagination, and now those dreams can be harnessed to enrich daily life through the power of intentional dreaming. Written in part by Louis Culling and completed by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke, Dream ESP is the key to creating a partnership between your subconscious and conscious self.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Llewellyn Publications 2015

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Summary: It was the last silent feature to star Harold Lloyd, and one of his very best. The slapstick legend reprises his "Glasses Character" this time as a good-natured but scatterbrained New Yorker who can't keep a job. He finally finds his true calling when he becomes determined to help save the city's last horse-drawn trolley, which is operated by his sweetheart's crusty grandfather.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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