TAG: DVDs

The Great Indoors: Things to Explore When You Take a Break from the Outdoors

Posted in Explore and Discover on July 6, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Abra Cole Ah, summer! The sun is shining (we hope), the grass is green, and pollen is everywhere. For some of us, this is the season when we head outdoors as much as possible, to dig in the soil, go on walks, explore nature, and get dirty every day. For others, none of this […]

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One Day Only: $5 Fill-the-Bag Book Sale at All SCLD Libraries

Posted in News on May 10, 2022 at 6:00 am

We’re having a spring sale at all SCLD libraries! You can buy a bag full of gently used books, CDs, and DVDs to stock up for summer reading, listening, and watching. […]

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Marvelous Books, Music & Movies to Explore for Goat Yoga, Trivia & Tea Blending

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 2, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Sheri Boggs Did you know that for every library program we offer there are often dozens, sometimes hundreds, of related books, CDs, DVDs, and digital resources available from the library? Here are just some of the materials you can check out to get ready for upcoming programs, explore after attending, or dive into when […]

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6 Documentaries to Watch for a Fascinating Movie Night at Home

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 23, 2022 at 6:00 am

There’s a fantastic selection of documentaries on DVD in our catalog and also many streaming on our digital resource hoopla. Here are a few of the documentaries I’ve recently borrowed from the library that I’ve really enjoyed. […]

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Curbside Pickup Available to Library Customers

Posted in News on June 3, 2020 at 10:38 am

Updated: September 27, 2022 Curbside pickup for holds is available at all libraries during library open hours. You can check library hours on our locations pages. When you come to the library, look for the curbside pickup signs in the parking lot (there are no signs at The BookEnd). How to Pick Up Your Holds […]

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When murder smells like honeysuckle: The allure of film noir

Posted in Explore and Discover on October 30, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Melissa Rhoades In adolescence, my impulse towards mysteries and thrillers was satisfied by Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Mystery! on PBS. But these days when I get the urge, I’m more likely to pick up a film noir or some of the hardboiled fiction that inspired it. Less cozy and more convoluted, film […]

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Independent spirit: Films that offer fresh perspectives

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 9, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Melissa Rhoades Independence is a major theme in the American consciousness. We’re taught from an early age to admire historic figures that bucked the system in order to forge new paths. Most of us like to consider ourselves independent, too. Yet most Americans don’t watch independent films. This is a shame since indie movies […]

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Non-comic movies from superhero directors

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 21, 2017 at 6:00 am

by David Wyatt Did you get tired of comic book movies taking over this past summer? Well don’t look now, but they are taking over November as well. Earlier this year, at least a half dozen comic book movies came to theaters. With the release of Thor: Ragnarok earlier this month and the imminent arrival […]

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