Adult Services Blog

  • New DVDs for Your Kids or the Kid in You!

    December DVD Release Dates for Kids

    Here are some movies that are being released to DVD in December.

    The dates listed are when the films are on sale to the public,

    and not when they will be ready to circulate.

    Please allow a couple of days for processing.

     

    You can place holds by clicking on the title. 

    After the hold is place, circulation will call you when the item is ready!

     

    December 2

  • If you liked the TV program Murder She Wrote then you may like...

    In Nice to recover the Queen's stolen snuff box, Lady Georgiana Rannoch participates in a Coco Chanel fashion show where a necklace also belonging to the Queen goes missing, forcing her to search for both priceless items and solve a murder.
     
    Private eye Sharon McCone receives an e-mail asking for help from her emotionally disturbed half-brother, Darcy Blackhawk, but he fails to reply to her response. As her search widens, Sharon uncovers a connection to an unsolved murder of a young woman who was heiress to a multi-million dollar fortune.
     
    Hosting a Spanish playwright during a graduate student's production of his play, Meg, eight-and-a-half months pregnant with twins, is on the case when the department dean cancels the play and is promptly found murdered.
     
    Antiques shop owner Josie Prescott teams up with the local police chief to investigate the mysterious death of a guest lecturer for Josie's class on great vintage clothing.
    Betty Anne Waters is a young woman whose world is shattered when her beloved brother Kenny is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, Betty Anne embarks on an 18-year journey to set Kenny free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology. The unshakable bond between a brother and sister, at the heart of this real-life drama, will stir your emotions and inspire you. Bonus features included.
     
    BeckyLyn, who is a member of a fundamentalist sect, is accused of killing her husband. Another one of the wives, Queenie, is desperate to prove her innocence and reaches out to BeckyLyn's excommunicated son Jordan for help in freeing his mother.
     
    "... a love story and a murder mystery set against the backdrop of a New York real estate dynasty in the 1980s... inspired by the disappearance of Kathie McCormack, wife of real estate heir Robert Durst. Mr. Durst was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Kathie who disappeared in 1982 and was never found"--Container. -MA

     

  • New Series At Glenside: Walt Longmire mysteries

    If you like compelling gritty mysteries, try the Walt Longmire series by Craig Johnson.  These mysteries are set in Wyoming and feature sheriff Walt Longmire, his deputy Victoria Moretti, and friend Henry Standing Bear. 

  • Polynesian Sing and Dance Program- Sat. Dec. 10 @ 2 PM

    Celebrate Summer in Winter on Saturday, December 10 from 2-3:15 P.M. during this fun filled family event as Don Ho MC performer, Pesi Mauga sings to warm tropical Polynesian music while some ladies perform Polynesian dancing. Call 630-260-1550 for details! - MA

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • The Walking Dead

    AMC’s The Walking Dead has gone on hiatus until February. Give one of the following a try while you wait: 

     

  • Read the Book, Watch the DVD

    These movie adaptations of books are now on order or are recently arrived at our library. Read the book then watch the DVD.

    Case Histories by Kate Atkinson

    Case Histories

  • December Bestsellers

    These bestsellers are coming out in December. Place your holds now.

  • December Book Club

    Christmas tree

    Christmas Miscellanea

    Christmas stories read by Jim Barton

    December 19, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

    At this special holiday event open to all Glenside patrons, Jim Barton will entertain us with some Christmas tales. 

    Holiday refreshments will be served.

    Please register at the Adult Services Desk.

  • TNT Mystery Movie Night

    TNT's Mystery Movie Night will premier on Tuesday November 29th.  The new series features full-length movies based on books by a variety of mystery authors. Bill Pullman stars in the first movie, Innocent, based on Scott Turow's Book.  Read the books before you watch the movies.

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