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Take a NEW DVD Home This Weekend

Posted 08/27/20

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Our new arrivals aren't always just books. In this week's edition of "What's New at the Library," we have DVDs galore — TV shows, movies, documentaries, even some WWF! Reserve some today and take them home for the weekend. Start browsing the new arrivals below. 

If you see a DVD here you'd like to reserve for curbside pick-up, call us at 304-232-0244 during our adjusted hours (10 am to 3 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and 10 am to 7 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays), or log into your account on our online catalog and reserve materials over the internet. Once the Library staff has completed an online or telephone reserve request, a staff member will call you to schedule an appointment for curbside pickup.

To review all the new arrivals at the library, check out our gallery of new books and more for July and August.


Movies:

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) — 2020, RATED R:
A spin-off of 2016’s superhero action-drama, Suicide Squad, Birds of Prey stars Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Ewan McGregor. After deciding to operate independently of the Joker, Harley Quinn (Robbie) teams up with Black Canary, Helena Bertinelli, and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from a contract killing that has been initiated by a brutal and narcissistic Gotham City crime lord.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve DVD for curbside pickup
- Reserve the DVD through the Library's online catalog
- Graphic novel of the Harley Quinn Birds of Prey series available online through Hoopla

How to Be Single — 2016, RATED R:
This modern rom-com was adapted from former Sex and the City writer Liz Tuccillo's debut novel. Four women with vastly different ideas about love and relationships navigate the single life of New York City. Taking a break from her long-term boyfriend Josh (Nicholas Braun), Alice (Dakota Johnson) sets out on a journey of self-discovery with her hard-drinking new friend Robin (Rebel Wilson). Meanwhile, Alice's career-driven older sister Meg (Leslie Mann) struggles with the idea of settling down, and uptight romantic Lucy (Alison Brie) searches for her perfect match.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve DVD through the Library's online catalog
- Reserve book through the Library's online catalog
- Download audiobook through Hoopla (no waitlists ever)

Wildlife — 2018, RATED PG-13:  
Actor Paul Dano’s directorial debut feature film is an adaptation of Richard Ford’s 2015 novel of the same name. The unraveling of a 1960s nuclear family living in Great Falls, Montana, is catalyzed by the decision of a newly unemployed father (Jake Gyllenhaal) to desert his wife (Carey Mulligan) and teenage son (Ed Oxenbould) to fight the forest fires along the nearby Canadian border.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve DVD through the Library's online catalog
- Reserve book through the Library's online catalog
- Download ebook through Hoopla (no waitlists ever)

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

Norma Rae — 1979, RATED PG: 
Based on a true story, Norma Rae finds Sally Field cast in the Oscar-earning title role as a minimum-wage worker in a cotton mill. The factory has taken too much of a toll on the health of Norma Rae's family for her to ignore her Dickensian working conditions. After hearing a speech by New York union organizer Reuben (Ron Leibman), Norma Rae decides to join the effort to unionize her shop. This causes dissension at home when Norma Rae's husband, Sonny (Beau Bridges), assumes that her activism is a result of a romance between herself and Reuben. Despite the pressure brought to bear by management, Norma Rae successfully orchestrates a shutdown of the mill, resulting in victory for the union and capitulation to its demands. 
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve DVD for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

Star Wars: Episode IX — Rise of the Skywalker — 2019, RATED PG-13:
The remaining traces of the Resistance movement assemble in their quest to overthrow the First Order, once and for all. Each member of the Resistance must contend with both their own demons and how the events of the past have affected them, learning to overcome their struggles to create a unified front. Meanwhile, the Jedi and the Sith approach their final face-off, bringing centuries of contention to a head. At the heart of it all is Rey (Daisy Ridley), the former orphan who stands as the Resistance's last hope as the galaxy's remaining Jedi knight.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve DVD through the Library's online catalog
- Novelization available as ebook and audiobook through WVDeli
- Juvenile Fiction novelization available as ebook through Hoopla (no waitlists ever)
Your older kids might also enjoy the Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker series
- Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker available as ebook and audiobook through WVDeli
- Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker available as ebook and through Hoopla (no waitlists ever)
Your younger kids might like the Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - Heroes and Villians book series
- Reserve Heroes and Villians JUV Primary easy reader books through the Library's online catalog
- Download ebooks through Hoopla (no waitlists ever)

Rabid — 2019, NOT RATED:  
Aspiring fashion designer Rose Miller (Laura Vandervoort) has her dreams turned into a nightmarish reality when a freak accident leaves her horribly disfigured. After receiving a miracle procedure involving an experimental skin graft from the mysterious Burroughs Clinic, Rose is transformed into the beauty of her dreams. But nothing comes without a cost, and Rose begins to feel terrifying side effects that tear at her last threads of sanity. What price will Rose have to pay to have everything she ever wanted?
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

I Still Believe  — 2020, RATED PG: 
Co-directors Andrew Erwin and Jon Erwin’s romantic drama is based on Christian music singer-songwriter Jeremy Camp’s 2020 memoir of the same name. Starring K.J. Apa, Britt Robertson, and Shania Twain, it depicts Camp’s rise to prominence as a musician, his tragically brief marriage to his first wife Melissa (who eventually lost her battle with ovarian cancer) and how his faith helped him overcome his grief.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve DVD for curbside pickup
- Reserve the DVD through the Library's online catalog
- Camp's memoir is available as an ebook through WVDeli

All About My Mother — 1999, RATED R (Spanish-language with English subtitles):
In an instant, nurse Manuela loses the teenage son she raised on her own. Grief-stricken, she sets out to search for the boy's long-lost father in Barcelona, where she reawakens into a new maternal role, at the head of a surrogate family that includes a motley crew.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

Goldie  — 2019, NOT RATED:  
Goldie is a star in the eyes of her little sisters Sherrie and Supreme, and the rest of the world is bound to take note soon too. Her big break surely awaits, she's just got to pick up that golden fur coat she's had her eye on first. And land a role as a dancer in a hip-hop video. And keep child welfare services from separating her from Sherrie and Supreme, after their mother is locked up. Holding onto those dreams isn't easy when fate has placed such daunting obstacles in her path.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog


TV Series & Shows:

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

A Place to Call Home Series — Australian TV Series, 2013-2018 (Seasons 1-6 available to reserve):
This drama follows Sarah Adams, a nurse returning to 1950s Australia after twenty years in Europe. A convert to Judaism, Sarah emerged from the horrors of World War II strong, principled, and defiant—a modern woman still bearing the weight of her past.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve DVD for curbside pickup
- Reserve DVDs through the Library's online catalog
- TV series available through RBDigital's Acorn TV (one check out gets you access to all Acorn TV series!)
- Seasons 1-6 also available online through Hoopla (Please note that one episode counts as one checkout through Hoopla toward your monthly limit) 

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

Grantchester  — PBS Masterpiece Mystery Series (Seasons 3-5 available to reserve from the Library):
Sidney Chambers (James Norton, Happy Valley) is a handsome, jazz-loving village vicar haunted by his past. Geordie Keating (Robson Green, Wires in the Blood, Touching Evil) is a hard-boiled police detective, overworked and weary. Together they solve crimes and right wrongs in picturesque 1950s Cambridge. Based on the mystery novels by James Runcie. 
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve DVDs through the Library's online catalog
- Reserve books through the Library's online catalog
- Download ebooks through WVDeli 

Poldark — BBC and PBS Masterpiece series (Seasons 1-5 available to reserve from Library):  
It's 1783, and Ross Poldark has returned home from the American Revolutionary War to find England in the grip of recession and his beloved Cornwall on its knees. His father is dead, his family's land and copper mines are in ruins, and his childhood sweetheart is about to marry his first cousin. Feeling betrayed by everything he loves, Ross must rebuild his life, embarking on a risky business venture, facing new adversaries, and finding love where he least expects it. Based on the novels by Winston Graham and set against the dramatic Cornish coastline.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve DVDs through the Library's online catalog
- Reserve books through the Library's online catalog
- Download ebooks and audiobooks through WVDeli 
- TV series available through RBDigital's Acorn TV (one check out gets you access to all Acorn TV series!)
- Download ebooks through Hoopla (no waitlists ever)

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

Sanditon — co-produced with PBS Masterpiece in association with BBC Studios:
Based on the unfinished novel by Jane Austen — Tom Parker is obsessed with turning the sleepy seaside village of Sanditon into a fashionable health resort, enlisting the backing of local bigwig Lady Denham. Through a mishap, Tom makes the acquaintance of the Heywoods and invites their eldest daughter, Charlotte, for an extended stay at Sanditon. Meanwhile, Lady Denham, a widow, is playing matchmaker for her destitute nephew, Sir Edward, who is determined to seduce Lady Denham's ward, Clara.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve DVD through the Library's online catalog
- Large print book and regular print book also available through the Library
- Download ebook or audiobook through WVDeli 
- Download ebook or audiobook through Hoopla

Agatha Raisin — Acorn (British) original series (Seasons 1-3 available to reserve from Library):  
Based on the beloved character created by M.C. Beaton. Agatha, public relations specialist, moves from London to the small village of Carsley, hoping for a quieter, simpler life. She soon finds her dreams dashed when she becomes a murder suspect after entering a quiche-making competition.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve DVDs through the Library's online catalog
- Reserve books (regular print, large print, audio CD) through the Library's online catalog
- Download ebooks and audiobooks through WVDeli 
- Download audiobooks through Hoopla (no waitlists ever)
- TV series available through RBDigital's Acorn TV (one check out gets you access to all Acorn TV series!)
- Seasons 1-3 of the TV series also available online through Hoopla (Please note that one episode counts as one checkout through Hoopla toward your monthly limit) 

Edie — 2017, NOT RATED: 
Octogenarian Edie (Sheila Hancock) questions the limits that old age imposes on humans by loading up her old rucksack, abandoning her comfortable life, and resolving to summit Mount Suilven in Scotland, a difficult and complex route that tests even the most fit of climbers. Ultimately, Edie's quest demonstrates the power of living fully and defying convention. Written and directed by Simon Hunter.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve DVD for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog


Documentaries:

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

Lost Viking Army  — 2019, PBS Nova Series:
Forty years ago, hundreds of skeletons were unearthed in a mass grave in an English village. Bioarchaeologist Cat Jarman believes these bones are the last remains of the 'Great Heathen Army,' a legendary Viking fighting force that once invaded England. Cat's team uncovers human stories from the front line, including evidence of women warriors and a lost king reunited with his son in death.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve DVD for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!— 2016, RATED R:
West Virginia native Morgan Spurlock returns to take on the food service industry face-to-face. However, in a new twist to his traditional style, Spurlock finds himself dishing up the eats as he opens his own flagship fast-food restaurant. Written and directed by Morgan Spurlock.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog
- Reserve Morgan Spurlock DVDs and books through the Library's online catalog
- Stream Super Size Me 1 & 2 through Hoopla (no waitlists ever)

Dead Sea Scroll Detectives  — 2020, PBS Nova Series Production:
They are one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time. First discovered in a cave by a Bedouin shepherd boy in 1947, these fragile parchment relics were written around the time of Christ two millennia ago and included the oldest known versions of the Hebrew Bible. They not only reveal that early Judaism was far richer and more varied than previously thought but also hold vital clues to the birth of Christianity. Now, scientists are using new technologies to read the unreadable, solve mysteries that have endured for millennia, and even discover million-dollar fakes.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

In Their Own Words: Queen Elizabeth II — 2015, PBS In Their Own Words Series:
Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle Edward VIII's stunning abdication, and her father's coronation as King George VI. She defines the role of a modern monarch, leading the Royal Family and her subjects through the challenges of post-war reconstruction, decolonization, conflicts in South Africa, Northern Ireland and The Falklands, and the difficult days after Princess Diana's death.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve DVD for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

Why Bridges Collapse — 2020, PBS Nova Series:
 On a rainy August morning in 2018, a massive section of the Polcevera Bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed and killed 43 people. Join experts as they compare what happened to the Polcevera with other deadly bridge collapses, including Minnesota's I-35W bridge over the Mississippi and the famed Silver Bridge over the Ohio River. How can new technologies and engineering improvements make bridges across the world safer and more durable than ever before?
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

Remembering the Sultana  — 2015:
Over 2000 Union soldiers, passengers and crew were crammed aboard the steamboat Sultana, licensed to carry 376. Graft, greed, overcrowding, a poorly maintained boat, and the Mississippi River was swollen with spring snowmelt conspired together to create a disaster. On April 27, 1865, the boat's boilers exploded, causing the worst maritime disaster in US history. This documentary features interviews with preeminent Sultana historians Jerry O. Potter and Gene Salecker, as well as descendants of the survivors.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog
- Stream through Hoopla (no waitlists ever!)

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of my Voice — 2019:
Linda Ronstadt narrates this chronicle of her life from her childhood to becoming the highest-paid female artist in rock to her retirement in 2011 due to Parkinson's disease. The former Stone Poneys singer turned soloist shares family photos and archival footage, while her musical contemporaries such as Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, and Bonnie Raitt discuss her impact as an artist. Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog
- Reserve Linda Ronstadt's memoir, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir through the Library's online catalog
- ebook of Simple Dreams available through WVDeli

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

Wild Way of the Vikings — 2019, PBS Nature Series:
Travel from Norway to Newfoundland, just as the seafaring warriors did in 1,000 A.D., to get a glimpse of the Vikings' world in the Americas hundreds of years before Columbus.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve DVD for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

In the Age of AI — 2020, PBS Frontline Series:
The promise and perils of AI; from fears about work and privacy to rivalry between the US and China. A new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, our jobs, and our world, and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

Black History Activators: The Most Prolific Figures and Events of Black History  — 2019:
Black History is an integral part of American History. This video highlights some of the most notable events and individuals of Black History and provides an in-depth introduction to key activists including W. E. B. Du Bois, Frederick Douglass, and Maya Angelou while also introducing individuals not often discussed in traditional history classes. From Sojourner Truth's famous Ain't I a Woman? speech in 1851, which launched a career of speaking out against slavery and the mistreatment of women, to Maya Angelou being honored at Bill Clinton's inauguration, these glimpses into some of the most powerful moments and individuals in history will educate and inspire generations to come.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog
- Stream through Hoopla (no waitlists ever!)

New DVDs available for curbside pick-up at the Library

Western Stars — 2019:
In June 2019, five years after his last musical effort, legendary musician Bruce Springsteen released his latest album entitled Western Stars. As a companion piece, he also released a full-length film with the same name, wherein he sings all the songs found on the album in his stunning and historic barn, backed by a full orchestra. To help tell the artist’s and the album’s story, the film provides narration from Springsteen himself, as well as archival footage.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve DVD for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

Rise of the Mammals — 2020, PBS Nova Series:
A major discovery shows how life came back after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. With exclusive access to a fossil trove from the key first million years after impact, the film charts the rise of a new living world from the ashes.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve through the Library's online catalog

WrestleMania 36  — 2020:
On the Grandest Stage of Them All, professional wrestling superstars from Raw and SmackDown leave it all in the ring on the biggest night in sports entertainment.This release features every stunning fight from Wrestlemania 36, as well as a whole host of never-before-seen backstage exclusives.
- Call the Library at 304-233-0244 to reserve for curbside pickup
- Reserve DVD through the Library's online catalog
- Wrestlemania comics available through Hoopla (no waitlists ever!)


Don't miss out on any of our new arrivals:

To review all the new summer arrivals at the library, check out our gallery of new books for July and August.

Image of Library CardAs always, if you don't see anything below or there's a new book you'd like to check out that we don't have yet, you can always call us and make a request for a title. Our reference staff can also make suggestions for new books if you're looking for new authors and series to read. And remember, with your library card, you always have access to our digital collections where you can stream and download e-books, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, and more directly through your computer, smartphone, or tablet. If you need help getting started with WVDeli (for smartphones use the Libby app - iPhones: App Store | Android phones: Google Play), Hoopla (iPhones: App Store | Android phones: Google Play), or RBDigital (iPhones: App Store | Android phones: Google Play), call the Library and one of our staff members will walk you through the process.

Check out all our great video resources online!


HOOPLAStreaming movies and TV

Hoopla Video

Instantly borrow movies and TV, 24/7 with your library card.

View movies available through Hoopla
View TV series available through Hoopla (please note, one TV episode counts as one checkout toward your monthly quota.)

NOTE: The first time you use Hoopla, you will need to create an account. You can do so by selecting the "Get Started" button on the homepage or through the Hoopla app (for iPhones: App Store | for Android phones: Google Play). Registration to Hoopla requires an email address and an Ohio County Public Library card.


INDIEFLIX: Streaming Films and Television

IndieFlix Video

IndieFlix is a movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts. With IndieFlix, patrons can instantly view thousands of titles from around the world, including the best from classic TV, horror, comedy, film festival darlings, and more with public performance rights.

  • Movies for everyone—dramas, comedies, documentaries, classic film and television, shorts, thrillers, and much more!
  • New content added weekly, including newly added PBS exclusive content!
  • Easy access and no downloading—stream on any computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Instantly view thousands of titles from around the world, including pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.

IndieFlix is available through RBdigital.The first time you use RBdigital, you will need to create an account. You can do so by selecting the "REGISTER" link in the upper right corner of the homepage or from the RBdigital app (for iPhones: App Store | for Android phones: Google Play). Registration to RBdigital requires an email address and an Ohio County Public Library card.

-  Start watching IndieFlix today! 


Acorn TV: The Best of British Television

Acorn TV

Acorn TV streams world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond, including a full slate of original and exclusive programming. Streams the latest seasons of fan favorites like Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders, George Gently, Vera, Murdoch Mysteries, Agatha Raisin, and more. 

Acorn TV is available through RBdigital.The first time you use RBdigital, you will need to create an account. You can do so by selecting the "REGISTER" link in the upper right corner of the homepage or from the RBdigital app (for iPhones: App Store | for Android phones: Google Play). Registration to RBdigital requires an email address and an Ohio County Public Library card.

-  Start watching Acorn TV today! 


Pongalo Novela Club: Spanish Language Entertainment

Pongalo

With Pongalo Novela Club, you can stream on demand Spanish language telenovelas and translated movies to all popular devices.

Pongalo is available through RBdigital.The first time you use RBdigital, you will need to create an account. You can do so by selecting the "REGISTER" link in the upper right corner of the homepage or from the RBdigital app (for iPhones: App Store | for Android phones: Google Play). Registration to RBdigital requires an email address and an Ohio County Public Library card.

-  Start watching Spanish language telenovelas and movies through Pongalo today! 


Stingray Qello: Streaming Concerts

Acorn TV

Stingray Qello is the only place to watch over 1,500 of the most amazing live moments in music. It's the world's largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device. 

Stingray Qello is available through RBdigital.The first time you use RBdigital, you will need to create an account. You can do so by selecting the "REGISTER" link in the upper right corner of the homepage or from the RBdigital app (for iPhones: App Store | for Android phones: Google Play). Registration to RBdigital requires an email address and an Ohio County Public Library card.

-  Start watching concerts on Stingray Qello today! 


The Great Courses: University-Level Classes online

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With hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more, The Great Courses Library Collection has courses on how to do it, how to learn it, or how it happened, taught by the top 1% of university professors and experts from the Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions. 

The Great Courses is available through RBdigital.The first time you use RBdigital, you will need to create an account. You can do so by selecting the "REGISTER" link in the upper right corner of the homepage or from the RBdigital app (for iPhones: App Store | for Android phones: Google Play). Registration to RBdigital requires an email address and an Ohio County Public Library card.

-  Start learning with The Great Courses today! 


WV DELI: Streaming video and films

WV Deli VideoStream videos through your Kindle Fire, iPad, Android tablet, laptop, or desktop computer from our on-line offerings available through WVDeli.

-  Access our streaming video collections at WVDeli now!  

Log in with your Ohio County Public Library card number and PIN!

NOTE: WVDeli audiobooks, ebooks, and streaming video are available on your smartphones through the Libby app (for iPhones: App Store | for Android phones: Google Play).

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