Fiction DVDs Ordered (week of 8/18/14)

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This week is (almost) all about TV, and new TV at that.  From patron favorites like Bones and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, to new shows like Sleepy Hollow, Penny Dreadful, and The 100, we’ve got you covered here at MCLIB.

I mean, how can you not get excited about this:

Here’s the list (with “Two Brothers”-levels of  excitement!)  YEAHHH:

  • The 100 (Season 1)
  • About a Boy (Season 1)
  • Bates Motel (Season 2)
  • Bones (Season 9)
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 1)
  • Defiance (Season 2)
  • The Following (Season 2)
  • God’s Pocket
  • Grimm (Seasons 1, 2, and 3)
  • Homeland (Season 3)
  • Hours
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Season 9)
  • Jersey Boys
  • Law and Order: SVU (Year 15)
  • Mike and Molly (Season 4)
  • Modern Family (Season 5)
  • Mom (Season 1)
  • Mr. Selfridge (Season 2)
  • Necessary Roughness (Season 3)
  • Penny Dreadful (Season 1)
  • Rick and Morty (Season 1)
  • The Rover
  • Royal Pains (Season 5)
  • The Signal
  • Sleepy Hollow (Season 1)
  • Willow Creek

Welcome to the Wild, Wild DVD Section

Western DVDs? Sure! And here’s a little something extra!

Westerns displayGet your spurs on and head down to the library where we’ve got westerns on the DVD cart this month.

If you’re the Hoss Cartright type, we’ve got plenty of classic western TV.  If looking for something from the Duke, well we’ve got that, too.

If you’ve never read western fiction before, I’ve added a few titles from our collection that might be of interest as well.

 

Fiction DVDs Ordered (week of 8/04/14)

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Yes, this awful thing is coming to the library.

Buy an extra bag of Cheetos and get out your finest sweat pants, because there’s going to be a lot of wonderful things to watch when these movies arrive.  From new releases, to this year’s batch of Halloween horror and suspense, there’s a lot to be excited about:

New Releases:

  • Brick Mansions
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  • Deliver Us from Evil (bonus: also a scary movie!)
  • Draft Day
  • Godzilla
  • Hercules
  • Lucy
  • The Purge: Anarchy
  • Sex Tape
  • Sharknado 2 (bonus: also a terrible, terrible movie!)
  • Snowpiercer
  • Tammy
  • Think Like a Man, Too
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

Horror/Suspense:

  • 28 Weeks Later
  • 6 Minutes of Death
  • Absence
  • American Horror Story Season 3
  • Blackout (2007)
  • Blair Witch Project
  • The Broken
  • Camp Dread
  • Cheap Thrills
  • Halloween
  • Open Grave
  • Rosemary’s Baby
  • Solo
  • The Stand
  • The Zombinator

Fiction DVDs Ordered (week of 7/14/14)

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I’ve heard your cries for Arrested Development Season 4.

Just sent in a new cart of DVDs this week.  It’s mostly TV, and quite a bit of it is just reordering things that we had but now don’t have for one reason or another.  What reasons are those you ask?  Well, I don’t know exactly, but if I had to guess:

  • Someone didn’t have a soft cloth  to clean the disk with, so they just used sandpaper instead.
  • Someone thought they were more important than everyone else that uses the library and decided not to bring back the movie.
  • Someone accidentally stored their DVDs in the cabinet marked “Narnia”.
  • Someone was running late for ultimate frisbee practice and just grabbed the first disc-shaped thing they could find.
  • Someone gave the disc to their baby/dog/rabid wolverine.
  • I discarded a movie because it had never checked out, and then instantly became the most popular movie in the world.

Here’s hoping none of these titles suffer any of those fates:

  • 2 Broke Girls (Season 3)
  • 3 Days to Kill
  • Angel (Season 2)
  • Arrested Development (Season 4)
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • Big Love (Seasons 1, 2, and 5)
  • The Blacklist (Season 1)
  • Bowfinger
  • Doc Martin (Seasons 1 & 2)
  • Flashpoint (Season 5)
  • The Glades (Season 3 & 4)
  • The Green Mile
  • Haywire
  • Hot in Cleveland (Seasons 3 & 4)
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back
  • The Hunger (Season 1)
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Season 8)
  • Longmire (Season 2)
  • The Men Who Stare at Goats
  • Midsomer Murders (Sets 22, 23, and 24)
  • NCIS (Season 11)
  • Once Upon a Time (Season 3)
  • Paranormal Activity
  • Sanctuary (Season 2)
  • Scandal (Season 3)
  • The Searchers
  • Sniper
  • Spies Like Us
  • Tombstone
  • Treme (Season 3)
  • Walker Texas Ranger (Season 6)
  • Weeds (Season 4)
  • White Chicks

Fiction DVDs Ordered (week of 6/30/14)

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It’s time again to start ordering new stuff!  This is a pretty good cart, if I do say so myself.  Some of them are REALLY new releases, so don’t expect them any time soon.   THE LIST AWAITS:

      • 22 Jump Street
      • Blended
      • Boardwalk Empire Season 4
      • Californication Season 7
      • Dalziel & Pascoe Season 10
      • Doctor Who Series 4, Part 1
      • Edge of Tomorrow
      • Helix Season 1

    • Hell on Wheels Season 3
    • Hinterland Season 1
    • House of Cards Season 2
    • Kilimanjaro

  • Locke
  • 4 different versions of Macbeth
  • A Million Ways to Die in the West
  • NCIS:LA Season 5
  • Need for Speed
  • Oculus
  • Orphan Black Season 2
  • The Other Woman
  • Parks and Recreation Season 6
  • Transcendence
  • The Walking Dead Season 4

 

Today’s Burger Special

I love Bob’s Burgers.  The kids’ humor is  just dark and twisted enough to give the show an edge without being too much, and there’s plenty of life lessons and weird family bonding to be had at the same time.

For example:

We’ve got a couple copies of each of the first two seasons, and I’ll be sure to add more as time goes on.  Look for it next time you’re in.

Fiction DVDs Ordered (week of 6/9/14)

dvdblog-newtitlesbannerThis order will be the last of the fiscal year!  That doesn’t really mean anything.  Also, it’s composed mostly of reorders, specifically of shows that are super popular (I’m looking at you, Grey’s Anatomy and NCIS fans).

It’s also got the big-ticket movies Godzilla (2014) and Labor Pains.

THE LIST!

  • 7th Heaven (Seasons 3-5 and 11)
  • The Big C (Seasons 3 & 4)
  • Black Snake Moan
  • Blue Ruin
  • Case 39
  • Dirty Girl
  • Godzilla (2014)
  • The Good Wife (Seasons 1 & 2)
  • Grey’s Anatomy (Seasons 1, 2, 4, 7, & 9)
  • A Haunted House 2
  • Hazel (Season 4)
  • Helter Skelter
  • The IT Crowd (Seasons 1-4)
  • Labor Pains
  • Law & Order: CI (Year 9)
  • Murdoch Mysteries (Season 6)
  • NCIS (Seasons 1 and 3-8)
  • Neighbors
  • Nomad
  • NYPD Blue (Seasons 1-6)
  • Red State
  • Rizzoli & Isles (Season 3)
  • The Sand Pebbles
  • Shutter Island
  • Under the Skin
  • White Oleander
  • William & Mary (The Complete Collection)

 

June is all about documentaries!

DocumentariesWhether or not you go to school, summer has a special way of turning off brains or at least setting them to “float in the pool” mode.  Fight the summer brain drain with a documentary on nearly any topic you can imagine.  Grab one that interests you, or pick up one in a totally unknown topic to expand your knowledge.

We’ll have a display near the DVD section until the end of June, so browse through it and find something entertaining and educational to add to your stack.  If nothing on the cart jumps out at you, anything on the back wall of the DVD section is non-fiction, so you can find an even larger selection there.

Computer skills videos

Computer KeyboardWhile I put together a larger order for fiction DVDs, I took the time to update our collection of computer skills videos.  Earlier in the year I noticed that they were severely outdated and of no use to anyone, so I discarded them to make room for a future order to replace them.  This is that order.

With Paducah facing layoffs from USEC, quite a few of our fellow citizens will be looking to brush up on skills that will make them more competitive in the job market.  Videos like these, as well as the awesome books in our non-fiction section, will be very helpful in learning or refreshing those skills.

Here is the list of videos in this collection:

  • Microsoft Office 2013 (All programs, bundled)
  • Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac
  • Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013
  • Microsoft Powerpoint 2010 and 2013
  • Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 2013
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 and 2013
  • Microsoft Excel for Business
  • Microsoft Access 2010 and 2013
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • The Non-Programmer’s Guide to Building iOS apps
  • Learning to Build iOS apps
  • CompTIA A+ 220-801 (2012 Objectives)
  • Learning Ubuntu Linux
  • Learning Adobe Acrobat 11
  • How to use WordPress for e-Commerce

 

 

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