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New in DVD

The Commuter

Action R

A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.

 

 

 

The Post

Drama PG-13

Determined to uphold the nation’s civil liberties, Katharine Graham, publisher of the Washington Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee join forces to expose a decades-long cover-up. However, the two must risk their careers and their freedom to bring truth to light.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

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Five Years on the Blog: April

Time again to revisit some of our blog post from the last five years, all appearing in the month of April.

2017: What We’re Reading Now: Audiobook Edition

2016: Broadway Musicals and Plays – Based on, Inspired By or Adapted from Books

2015: Register Your Book Club

2014:  New in DVD

2013: New Music at the Libary

Thanks for reading and watch out for our next look down blog memory lane sometime in May.

-posted by Sonia, Reference Services

 

New in DVD

All the Money in the World

Drama R

The kidnapping of sixteen-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom.

The Greatest Showman

Drama PG

Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

My Friend Dahmer

Drama R

A young Jeffrey Dahmer struggles to belong in high school.

Phantom Thread

Drama R

Set in 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.

Proud Mary

Action R

Mary is a hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Her life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry.

The Tribes of Palos Verdes

Drama R

When the situation at her idyllic Palos Verdes home turns volatile, young Medina attempts to surf her way to happiness.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

New in DVD

Permanent

Comedy PG-13

It’s 1982, and the Dicksons move to a southern town where all the girls long for Farrah Fawcett type curls. Pre-teen Aurelie begs her parents for a perm hoping for a life-changing curly waves but the bored student/beautician accidentally sets the timer for too long. Now Aurelie is left as a gawky yet endearing young teenager trying to navigate junior high.

Father Figures

Comedy R

Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

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March’s Book Displays

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Great Women Fiction Writers is the theme for the first display, which is on the main floor. It’s a great collection of popular and classic novels. It includes such authors as Jane Austen, Adriana Trigiani, George Eliot, Danielle Steel, Zadie Smith, Philippa Gregory, Margaret Atwood, Barbara Taylor Bradford, and Jane Smiley.

 

 

The second display is True Crime, fascinating tales of deviant behavior. Many of the stories were major headliners. Some titles are:

The main floor Mini Displays are In Rememberance of Stephen Hawking (Jan. 8, 1942 to March 14, 2018) and The Binge Boxes, which aren’t books but themed groups of DVDs for you to borrow.

Our third floor displays are:

March is National Nutrition Month, the theme for our health display. It includes books for complete nutrition, on what to feed your baby, kidney health, vitamins, and general health and well-being. There are lots of handouts on making better choices for your diet, beverage selection, and having an active life style.

The next display is Ideas: March is International Ideas Month. This display is a history of human ideas, thoughts and accomplishments. It’s about art and technology, inventions, entrepreneurs, and genius. Learn how we created our modern world with this innovative display!

March is a month that certainly gives us many themes. We hope that one or more of these displays offer you a stimulating read.

-posted by Betty, Reference Services

New in DVD

Downsizing

Comedy R

When scientists find a way to shrink humans to five inches tall, Paul Safrane and his wife Audrey decide to ditch their stressed-out lives in order to get small and live large in a luxurious downsized community. Filled with life-changing adventures and endless possibilities, Leisureland offers more than riches, as Paul discovers a whole new world and realizes that we are meant for something bigger.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Comedy PG-13

Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they choose.

Pitch Perfect 3

Comedy PG-13

Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

New in DVD

Call Me By Your Name

Drama R

It’s the summer of 1983 in Italy, and Elio, a precocious 17-year-old, spends his days in his family’s villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day, Oliver, a charming American scholar arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio’s father, an eminent professor. Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

The Disaster Artist

Comedy R

The true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau and a celebration of friendship and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. Based on the best-selling tell-all about the making of Tommy’s cult-classic disasterpiece The Room.

Ferdinand

Animated PG

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

I, Tonya

Drama R

Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a dark comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous and poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan. I, Tonya is an absurd, irreverent, and piercing portrayal of Harding’s life and career in all of its unchecked–and checkered–glory.

Justice League

Action PG-13

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

-posted by Sonia, Reference Services