New DVDs: August 2021

Each month the library offers new releases on DVD including feature films, foreign language films, documentaries, and television shows. Check out one of the featured movies below or click here for a complete list of what’s coming to the library in August.
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In the Heights-The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside the 181st Street subway stop….


New Music CDs

Check out these new CDs in various genres for your listening pleasure.


Amidst the Chaos: Live From the Hollywood Bowl / Sara Bareilles

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles wound up her supporting tour for her album “Amidst the Chaos” with an epic concert at the famous Hollywood Bowl that included appearances from a cast of guests including Emily King,…

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Open Door Policy / The Hold Steady

After seven albums, some bands may find it hard to find inspiration and keep going but The Hold Steady return to form with the rejoining of their keyboardist. On “Open Door Policy”, the backdrop provided by the musicians  couples perfectly with lead singer Craig Finn’s storytelling (more than straight verse-chorus-verse) sing-speaking style, practically picking up where the left off when the keyboardist initially left the band in 2010….


Five 2021 Best Picture Nominees Now Available

Looking for 2021 Best Picture Nominees? You can now place holds on or checkout the following five films. Check back later as the other three nominees  have yet to be released on DVD, but we will order them as soon as they are….

Movies On Kanopy

Silent Films on Kanopy / various

Explore some of the earliest surviving films from the Silent Era available on Kanopy.  With Kanopy, you may check out 16 titles a month with your library card.  Look for the Kanopy app on your smart tv.

Metropolis (1927)
Perhaps the most famous and influential of all silent films, METROPOLIS had for 75 years been seen only in shortened or truncated versions….