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Summary: When Sal's husband dies suddenly of a heart attack, Sal and her best friend, Tip try to find some fun among the knitting and cake-baking of The Ladies' Guild in the small West Country town of Clatterford St. Mary. The Guild members are certainly an eccentric bunch: leader Eileen, who takes her position--and chains--very seriously; cheese-mad Rose (or Margaret, depending on whether she's taken...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CLA

Summary: Writer/detective Jessica Fletcher is always uncovering clues, whether she's at home in the charming town of Cabot Cove, teaching in New York City, or traveling the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MUR

Summary: Amanda lives in Los Angeles and is a movie trailer editor. Iris lives in Surrey, England and is a journalist. The two live five thousand miles apart and have never met, but both are dealing with the same problem: men. Amanda just broke up with her cheating boyfriend. Iris has pined for her ex. Amanda comes upon a website that advocates home exchange and the two decide to swap houses for two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

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

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

Summary: At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. Adapted from the epistolary novel, this film follow the life of Bess Steed Garner from her childhood in 1899 to her death in 1977. Bess endures life's trials and triumphs of life with unfailing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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Summary: This season takes novelist-turned-detective, Jessica Fletcher, from not-so-sleepy Cabot Cove to the dangerous bright lights of New York City and beyond. From uncovering false fortune seekers to tracking down two-faced killers, Jessica is always there to catch the culprit and pen the final solution to the case.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Mu 5

Summary: An aspiring fashion designer struggles to find success and love. The story cuts into her life once a year, always on the same date, her birthday.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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

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

Summary: A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

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

Summary: The unique relationship between Will Truman, who is gay, and Grace Adler, who is straight, continues to evolve this season in the adult comedy about two best friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIL

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Great Paxford's inspirational band of women return for more incredible stories from the home front as they deal with imminent threat during the Battle of Britain. As the nation finds itself increasingly beleaguered, relationships, friendships, and loyalties within the community will be tested as never before. The women find they must heighten their efforts to boost morale amidst the chaos and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM RATED NR

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Home 2017

Summary: In Ireland in the 1960s, four women were sent to the Magdalene Laundries, an institution for "fallen" women, where they will atone for their sins through a regimented life of work and prayer. They all had to work in the laundry, where the strict nuns would break everyone's wills through sadistic punishment. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Follow the sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, on their journey from childhood to adulthood. Under the guidance of their mother Marmee, they navigate what it means to be a young woman: from gender roles to sibling rivalry, first love, loss, and marriage. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, this story is as relevant and engaging today as it was on its original publication in 1868.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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

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

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3 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LIT

Summary: Jules Cobb and her hilarious circle of friends are back for more laughs in the fabulous third season of television's hit comedy. About a divorced mom facing the hysterical challenges and rewards of life's next chapter. Wedding bells are ringing! Jules and Grayson are excited to tie the knot, but friends, finances and past relationships threaten to derail their big day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC Studios 2013

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV COU

Summary: Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

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Summary: A closely observed portrait of Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys, but being very,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: At a fashionable birthday party in Southern California, a parade of women playfully mingle and muse on their body image hang-ups, eating disorders, relationships, and a conformist society obsessed with beauty. For these partygoers, even their untouched slices of cake provide insight into the love-hate relationship between femmes and food. A hilarious and thought-provoking smorgasbord of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video NYC 2004

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

Summary: Actors of color need the best speeches to demonstrate their skills and hone their craft. Roberta Uno has carefully selected monologues that represent African-American, Native American, Latino, Asian-American and other identities. Each monologue comes with an introduction and notes on the characters and stage directions to set the scene for the actor. This new edition includes some of the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812 MON

Summary: Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Baye, Nathalie

Summary: Set during the time of World War I, follows a group of women in rural France who have to run the family farm while their men got shipped off to combat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2018

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

Summary: In 1607, the Virginia Company sends a ship from England to America to stake a claim on the New World and bring back the gold that is rumored to be abundant there. Ambitious Governor Ratcliffe is head of the expedition, but well-known explorer and adventurer John Smith is the natural leader. Well-armed, the men anticipate easily fighting off any one they encounter, but John Smith's first meeting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Co. 2005

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY POC

Summary: A story about a middle aged woman who gets caught up in a passionate whirlwind romance with a retired naval officer, whom she meets at a dance club for singles. But when she discovers the truth of their relationship, she takes matters into her own hands and sets forth to change her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GLO

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

Summary: Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life. Season 5 features: Will Mary Richards Go to Jail?, The Outsider; Not a Christmas Story, An Affair to Forget, What Are Friends For?, The System, Phyllis Whips Inflation, The Shame of the Cities,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2009

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

Summary: Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIL NOT RATED

Summary: Contains episodes 1 through 22. Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York. Will is a gay lawyer, Grace is a straight interior designer, and every day is full of laughs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIL