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Vardalos, Nia

Summary: The popular actress shares her story of adopting a preschooler, relating her parenting experiences while discussing innovative ways to conquer the challenges new moms face.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2013

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Vardalos, Nia

Summary: Some families are created in different ways but are still, in every way, a family. Writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Nia Vardalos firmly believed she was supposed to be a mom, but Mother Nature and modern medicine had put her in a headlock. So she made a choice that shocked friends, family, and even herself: with only fourteen hours' notice, she adopted a preschooler. Instant Mom is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Summary: The long-awaited follow-up to the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time. The film reveals a Portokalos family secret that will bring the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MY RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie My 2016

Summary: Newlyweds Nia and Ian return from their honeymoon to begin their life with Nia's colorful Greek-American family. In this 7-episode television series, the two lovebirds do their best to assert their independence, despite the well-meaning omnipresence and interference of Nia's bombastic relatives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: Larry's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful carreer, and a great home. He is prone to speaking the unspeakable, honest to the point of insensitivity, Larry is a walking victim of misunderstandings and missed opportunities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2003

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family My 2012

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

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

Summary: "Meet Prince Charming" follows week in the life of Samantha and Jack, two feuding neighbors who find that their hatred for each other turns to love after they "meet" on-line when both subscribe to the same internet dating service. Samantha, dealing with single life at a time when her girlfriends are either married or engaged, submits to a series of disastrous dates after her best friend buys...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Ventures 1999

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Summary: Meet McKenna Brooks, a determined and confident young gymnast, in this all-new, modern-day adventure. McKenna is on track to make the regional competitive gymnastics team, but off track in school, where she's suddenly struggling to keep up. When her teacher suggests a tutor, she's embarrassed and desperate to keep it a secret from her friends. Then a bad fall at the gym sidetracks her from her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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

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2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV AME

Summary: When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher. Now this simple guy will discover that when you think everything worth having has passed you by, you just might find your reason to live.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2011

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

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

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