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Summary: This sparkling British comedy follows a May-December romance between free spirit Lauren and young-at-heart divorced grandfather Ed. The age gap isn't Lauren and Ed's only challenge: they face the disapproval of Lauren's parents, who are practically Ed's contemporaries, and her envious older sister, who's got a chaotic family of her own. On the other side, they endure Ed's down-on-his-luck,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Jerry and his friends are still dealing with everyday life and discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if living in New York City). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

Bingham, Clara

Summary: "As the 1960s drew to a close, the United States was coming apart at the seams. From August 1969 to August 1970, the nation witnessed nine thousand protests and eighty-four acts of arson or bombings at schools across the country. It was the year of the My Lai massacre investigation, the Cambodia invasion, Woodstock, and the Moratorium to End the War. The American death toll in Vietnam was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 BIN

Summary: Satisfying one's hunger is a primal act which most Westerners never connect to global issues. But the diets and farming systems of wealthy countries can be directly linked to starvation in the underdeveloped world. This program sheds light on the international tragedy of hunger and malnutrition, emphasizing that the problem is one of distribution, not production. Filmed in Asia, South America,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Williams, Dee

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A personal memoir about downsizing and the author's experience building her own home and living the minimalist lifestyle"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAMS, DEE WIL

Brockes, Emma.

Summary: Documents the author's investigation into a shattering childhood trauma in South Africa, tracing the discovery of her grandfather's abuse of her mother, which compelled her mother's unsuccessful attempt to kill him before fleeing the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROCKES, PAULINE DULCIE BRO

Freedman, Russell

Summary: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.1196 FRE

Sky, Emma

Summary: Returning to the UK in September 2010 after serving in Iraq as the political adviser to the top American general, Emma Sky felt no sense of homecoming. She soon found herself back in the Middle East travelling through a region in revolt. 'In A Time of Monsters' bears witness to the demands of young people for dignity and justice during the Arab Spring; the inability of sclerotic regimes to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SKY, EMMA SKY
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: The fifteen year realization of a cinematic dream that presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the world's problems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Garrels, Anne

Summary: "Portrait of the mid-size city of Chelyabinsk and how it is faring in the new Russia"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 947 GAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 GAR

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

Hedgpeth, Don.

Summary: An anthology of excerpts from a variety of publications depicting the day-to-day life and experiences of the Texas cowboy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northland Press 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.4 HED

Ada, Alma Flor.

Summary: Told through the eyes of a child, this anthology of true autobiographical tales from Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor Ada presents inspiring reflections on a unique childhood spent on the island of Cuba.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 ADA

Burton, Fred

Summary: "The explosive inside account of the attack against the U.S. diplomatic and intelligence outposts in Benghazi, Libya On the night of September 11, 2012, the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya, came under ferocious attack by a heavily armed group of Islamic terrorists. The prolonged firefight, and the attack hours later on a nearby CIA outpost, resulted in the deaths of four...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.325 BUR

Klein, Aaron.

Summary: An investigative journalist exposes significant issues related to the Benghazi attack, including secretive activities inside the doomed facility, the withholding of critical protection, the fate of Ambassador Chris Stevens, and the role Hillary Clinton played in the scandal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WND Books 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.325 KLE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 KLE

Siegel, Ronald D.

Contents: Disc 1: Why mindfulness matters -- Our troublesome brains -- Informal, formal, and intensive practices -- Who am I? The perils of self -- Mindfulness or psychotherapy? -- Attention and empathy in relationships-- Disc 2: The science of compassion and self-compassion-- Tailoring practices to fit changing needs -- Modifying our brain function and structure-- Solitude--An antidote to loneliness--...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 613 SCI

Binelli, Mark.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "The fall and maybe rise of Detroit, America's most epic urban failure, from local native and Rolling Stone reporter Mark BinelliOnce America's capitalist dream town, Detroit is our country's greatest urban failure, having fallen the longest and the farthest. But the city's worst crisis yet (and that's saying something) has managed to do the unthinkable: turn the end of days into a laboratory...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 307.1 BIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 307.1216 BIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.1216 BIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 307.1216 BIN

Kennedy, Kerry

Summary: "Robert F. Kennedy staunchly advocated for civil rights, education, justice, and peace; his message transcended race, class, and creed, resonating deeply within and across America. He was the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency and was expected to run against Republican Richard Nixon in the 1968 presidential election, following in the footsteps of his late brother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.922 KEN

Lamb, Christina.

Summary: Once considered an idyllic place to live, the beautiful land of Eastern Zimbabwe turned into a bloody battleground and center of a violent campaign in August 2002. One morning, white farmer Nigel Hough came face-to-face with a crowd of black war veterans at his gates, who demanded that he hand over his homestead or he would be killed. To his shock, he saw that the leader of this mob was his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lawrence Hill Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.91051 LAM

6 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Society matron Norma Carlisle volunteers to accompany future Jazz Age star and free spirit Louise Brooks for a summer in New York. But why does she want to go? It's a story full of surprises, about who these women really are, and who they eventually become.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: One Little Pill takes an in depth look at a simple, safe method for combating alcoholism, the suppressing obstacles surrounding it, and those people just now finding it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kinonation 2014

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Aldrich, Margret

Summary: "In 2009, Todd Bol built the first Little Free Library as a memorial to his mom. Five years later, this simple idea to promote literacy and encourage community has become a movement. Little Free Libraries-freestanding front-yard book exchanges-now numbertwenty thousand in seventy countries. The Little Free Library Book tells the history of these charming libraries, gathers quirky and poignant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 ALD

Hudgins, Phil

Summary: Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home. Across more than thirty essays, we discover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 HUD

Summary: Ben Crane is a Kentucky horse trainer who watches in horror as a championship filly breaks a leg during a practice run. Ordinarily the horse would have to be put down, but today Ben's daughter, Cale, is at the track. Ben impulsively buys the horse, which causes him to lose his job. The rehabilitation process of the horse is almost too much for a farm that's already struggling to survive in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2006

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY DRE