5/23/2013 – Free family movies on DVD

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“The
Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad” is an animated film from Disney.  “Because of Winn-Dixie” is based on the
bestselling book.  “Mr.Popper’s Penguins”
stars Jim Carey.  “Garfield:
A Tail of Two Kitties” is a new adventure featuring America’s favorite fat cat.

 

Free tech programs

            Today (Thursday, May 23) Meg Wempe will
teach the basics of digital photos from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Registration required for space reasons. On
Wednesday, May 29 she will host “3M/One Click” to show you how to download
ebooks to your eReader or MP3 player. 
She also has restarted the Tech Tuesdays and Thursdays sessions –
10-noon Tuesdays and 3-5 p.m. Thursdays. 
Join her for one-on-one informal help on your computer or tablet
issues. 

 

Other DVDs

            “The Chronicle of
Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Trader” is the third installment of this popular
fantasy-adventure series.  “Look Who’s
Talking” and “Look Who’s Talking Too” is a two-movie comedy set.  “Cast Away” stars Tom Hanks as a FedEx man
marooned on a remote island.  “America: The
Story of Us” is from the History channel. 
“Wallander” includes three crime dramas from the BBC.  “Heat on the Street” is a collection of six
films, most crime stories, plus the classic “Cry, the Beloved Country.”

 

Health for women

            “The New Rules of
Lifting for Women offers a strength, conditioning and nutrition workout plan
for women. 

           

Large print

            “Every Trick in
the Book” by Lucy Arlington and “A Time of Change” by Aimee and David Thurlo
are two new books in the Cozy mystery series. 
“Night Moves” by Randy Wayne White is the latest in the Doc Ford
thriller series.  “Breaking Point” by
C.J. Box is the latest in the Joe Pickett thriller series.  “The Avalon Ladies Scrapbooking Society” by
Darien Gee follows the lives of women in a scrapbooking club.  “The Burgess Boys” by Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth
Strout brings two brothers and a sister together to resolve a family
crisis.  We also have four new
romances:  “Angel Mine” by Sherryl
Woods,  “The Plum Tree” by Ellen Marie
Wiseman, “Secrets from the Past” by Barbara Taylor Bradford and “Sweet Tea for
Two” by Genell Dellin.         

 

Mysteries and thrillers

            “The House that
Death Built” by John Llewellyn Probert is a paranormal mystery adventure.  “Murder on Olympus”
by Robert B. Warren is the latest in the Plato Jones mystery series.  “London Falling” by Paul Cornell follows
police officers suddenly blessed with the Sight.  “The Famous and the Dead” by T. Jefferson
Parker is the latest in the Charlie Hood mystery series set in L.A.

 

           

Books on CD

“The Mystery of
Mercy Close” by Marian Keyes is the latest in the Walsh Sister mystery
series.  “The Autistic Brain” by Temple Grandin
and Richard Panek provides the latest research and science on autism.  “Unintended Consequences” by Stuart Woods is
the latest in the Stone Barrington mystery series.  “Tapestry of Fortunes” by Elizabeth Berg
follows four women venturing into their pasts to shape their futures.  “Silken Prey” John Sanford is the latest in
the Lucas Davenport thriller series. 
“Bunker Hill” by Nathaniel Philbrick is the story of the Boston battle that ignited
the American Revolution.  “Dead Ever
After” by Charlaine Harris is the final novel in the Sookie Stackhouse mystery
series.  “Midnight at Marble Arch” by
Anne Perry is the latest in the Charlotte and Thomas Victorian mystery series.

             

Other new novels

             “Tapestry of Fortunes” by Alizabth Berg
follows four women who venture into their pasts in order to shape their
future.  “Wedding Night” by Sophie
Kinsella is about friends trying to stop an impulsive marriage.   “Don’t Go” by Lisa Scottoline is the story
of a doctor who served in Afghanistan
facing family crises at home. 
“Manuscript Found in Accra” by Paulo
Coelho is a historical tale that begins in Jerusalem in 1099.  “Paris” by
Edward Rutherford is an epic historical novel about Paris, moving back and forth across
centuries.  “The River of No Return”
by Bee Ridgway is about a secret fraternity of time travelers.

 

Thanks to our donors

            For books and
materials this week, we thank Bob Clinkenbeard, Susan Lane and Carol Schneider, as well
as several anonymous donors.

 

Quotable Quote

            “If
you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything
at any time and you would achieve nothing.” 
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013),

             

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information on library books, services and programs – and to reserve books, e-books,
CDs and DVDs from the comfort of your home – please visit our website at http://pagosa.colibraries.org/.               

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