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Summary: Hugh Knight is a renowned heart surgeon in Sydney, who believes he can live outside the rules. But after an incident involving drugs and alcohol, he is banned from surgery. Forced to work as a local doctor, Hugh retreats to rural Wyhope, his rarely visited hometown, which, he assumes, will be distraction-free. He couldn't be more wrong.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: In this comedy, Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is an ever-enthusiastic government employee who has her sights set on the City Council. Features all 22 episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: Get ready to say goodbye to Leslie Knope, the world's most dedicated government employee. The year is 2017, and Leslie's life has changed dramatically: she's now the mother of triplets and works for the National Parks Department, but, most shockingly, has become sworn enemies with her former friend and mentor, Ron Swanson. Join Leslie's final acts of determination (and sometimes desperation) to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: As the hit Australian dramedy returns, hotshot surgeon Hugh Knight continues to serve out his probation in his rural hometown, while his family faces struggles that could bring them closer together, or tear them apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn TV 2018

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

Bostwick, Marie

Summary: "Years of long workdays ... as a political campaigner are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey's boss is entering the White House. But when her estranged older sister, Alice, unexpectedly dies, Lucy is drawn back to Nilson's Bay, her small, close knit Wisconsin hometown. An accident in her teens left Alice mentally impaired, and she was content to stay in Nilson's Bay. Lucy ... got out and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2015

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Miranda, Megan

Summary: Ten years after leaving Cooley Ridge, Nicolette Farrell returns to care for her ailing father. A decade ago, she, her brother Daniel, her boyfriend Tyler, and Corinne's boyfriend Jackson were suspects when Corinne-- Nic's best friend-- disappeared without a trace. Within days of Nic's return, they are plunged into a shocking drama when Nic's neighbor Annaleise, who is dating Tyler and was the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIR

Summary: Season two of the hit mockumentary looks at the exciting world of local government. Continues to be the hysterical comedy that is a definite must-have for every fan!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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Backman, Fredrik

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Encore, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio 2016

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

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

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

Landvik, Lorna

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "In the small town of Granite Creek, Minnesota, Haze Evans suffers a stroke at the age of 89 and slips into a coma. Haze is a local legend, having written a daily column in the Granite Creek Gazette for fifty years running"-- When Haze Evans first appeared in the small-town newspaper, Granite Creek Gazette, she earned fans by writing a story about her bachelor uncle who brought a Queen of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LAN

Moore, Meg Mitchell

Summary: The son of an über-famous thriller writer, Anthony Puckett's debut novel spent two years on the bestseller list and won the adoration of critics. His second work bombed. Now Anthony is borrowing an old college friend's crumbling beach house on Block Island in the hopes that solitude will help him get back to the person he used to be. Joy Sousa, divorced with a daughter, built a life for them...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Luxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Summary: Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler returns as Leslie Knope in the hilarious sixth season of Parks and Recreation. The citizens of Pawnee loathe their merger with the neighboring town of Eagleton, and blame all their troubles- both real and imagined- on Councilwoman Knope. The personal lives of those in City Hall are equally as tumultuous: Andy (Chris Pratt) must temporarily say "cheerio" to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Dedicated government employee Leslie Knope and her fellow colleagues return for big laughs from the small town of Pawnee, Indiana, in the hilarious third season of Parks and Recreation. Their funny antics continue as they ramp up for their most important civic project yet: the Harvest Festival. As Leslie Knope plans, prepares and publicizes, her colleagues take on other challenges such as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2011

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Summary: The Rose family's dreams of escaping their town are suddenly thwarted when the town's potential buyer succumbs to a diabetic coma. It's now clear that their stay in this simple setting will be much longer than they ever imagined. Faced with this horrific truth, the Roses must do the only thing they can: change the town from within. Contains thirteen episodes and bonus features.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: When filthy-rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira and their two kids -- über-hipster son David and socialite daughter Alexis -- suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to leave their pampered lives to regroup and rebuild their empire from within the rural city limits of their only remaining asset - Schitt's Creek, an armpit of a town they once bought as a joke.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Atinuke

Summary: Anna Hibiscus is going to Grandmother and Grandfather's village. They travel by bus through plantations, farms, and even the rain forest! Life in the village has changed very little, but Anna Hibiscus might just do something about that!--Cover [page 4].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Publishing 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ATI

Summary: With a case of writer's block, a children's author escapes to small town Mitford for a change of scenery. She soon finds the heart and soul of the southern town in a priest as they work together to care for a young boy who's lost his family. With heartbreak in their pasts, each must find the courage and faith to grab an unexpected chance at true love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Channel 2018

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

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Summary: Leslie Knope takes on new challenges as the newly-elected city councilwoman of Pawnee, Indiana. She stands her ground for what she believes in and puts up a strong fight, all while balancing her personal relationship with Ben and planning for a wedding. Meanwhile, assistant Andy pursues a career in law enforcement, Ann makes a dramatic life decision, and Ron is smitten with a new lady.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2013

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Summary: Based on Stephen King's best-selling novel, is the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The town's inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers about the dome, where it came from and if and when it will go away.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Mills, Emma

Summary: For Sophie, small-town life has never felt small. With her four best friends, she can weather any storm. But when Sophie's beloved Acadia High School marching band is selected to march in the upcoming Rose Parade, it's her job to get them all the way to LA. Her plan? To persuade country singer Megan Pleasant, their Midwestern town's only claim to fame, to come back to Acadia to headline a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MIL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MIL

Strawser, Jessica

Summary: "Everyone knows something about everyone else in the quirky small Ohio town of Yellow Springs, but no one can make sense of the disappearance. Kristin was a sociable twin mom, college administrator, and doctor's wife who didn't seem all that bothered by her impending divorce -- and the investigation turns up more questions than answers, with her husband, Paul, at the center. For her closest...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STR

Summary: The final season in the trilogy starts three years on from the last season, and five years on from the start. There is a bold, new crime story, which forces residents to ask themselves whether the town has a crack running through it caused by Danny Latimer₂s death, is this new crime somehow the long-term legacy of that dark moment? The central characters must contend with this possibility as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: A journalist named Daniel arrives to deliver the news that Emma has been left some money. There's a substantial sum to be claimed if Emma can prove her right to the money and there's a rags to riches story in it for Daniel's newspaper. As Robert and Emma contemplate their change in fortunes, Laura, who is fascinated to meet a real writer, shows Daniel around Lark Rise.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: A new mockumentary that looks at the exciting world of local government. Examines the mundane but necessary ways that people interact with their government, and asks why it's frequently so complicated - standing in line at the DMV, applying for home construction permits, or trying to get the city to fix a pothole.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: The troubled mayor of a small German town faces pressure from all sides. A village so deep in the Bavarian backwoods, its nightlife is dominated by a truck stop and a beer hall, its soccer team aspires to qualify for the ninth division next season, and its biggest employer is a faux-organic slaughterhouse. Mayor Alfons Zischl Jr. has his problems; he's neck-deep in debt, his Mercedes has been...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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