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If you liked the TV show Perry Mason than you may like...

 

 
Astrological detective David Lowell must use his astrologer's charts and knowledge to solve the murder of a state judge in a New York City parking garage. Joined by his daughter, Melinda, a young defense attorney who believes the person arrested innocent; his hacker sidekick Mort; patient assistant Sarah; and bodyguard Andy, Lowell races against time to prove the innocence of Johnny Colbert, a mouthy bartender accused of the crime
 
Dog-loving lawyer Andy Carpenter plunges into a high profile murder case in which a rogue German shepherd police dog may be the only hope for its owner, an Iraq war vet and former-cop-turned-thief accused of murder.
When private detective Dana Cutler is hired by an attorney with powerful political connections, the assignment seems simple enough: follow a pretty college student named Charlotte Walsh and report on where she goes and whom she sees. But then the unexpected happens. One night, Cutler follows Walsh to a secret meeting with Christopher Farrington, the president of the United States. The following morning, Walsh's dead body shows up and Cutler has to run for her life. In Oregon, Brad Miller, a junior associate in a huge law firm is working on the appeal of a convicted serial killer. Clarence Little, now on death row, claims he was framed for the murder of a teenager who, at the time of her death, worked for the then governor, Christopher Farrington. Suddenly, a small-time private eye and a fledgling lawyer find themselves in possession of evidence that suggests that someone in the White House is a murderer. Their only problem? Staying alive long enough to prove it.--From publisher description.
 
A black lawyer is murdered in Los Angeles, bringing cheers from policemen whom he frequently sued for brutality. The case is given to detective Harry Bosch and right away he discovers tampering of evidence. By the author of Trunk Music.
 
The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him-- except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children.
 
A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice.
A married attorney (Harrison Ford) is under suspicion when a colleague he has become infatuated with (Greta Scacchi) is murdered. Based on a Scott Turow book. - MA

 

Eastwind Vocal Ensemble

Come to the library to hear the Glenbard East mixed high school ensemble to celebrate National Library week (April 8-14). They will sing songs ranging from Brahms to the Beatles on Thursday, April 12 from 7-8 P.M. in the library lobby. Their recent tours have included Toronto, New York, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Italy.

The program is FREE and open to the public. See Adult Services for any questions.- MA

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Movies for Your Kids (or the kid in you!)

April DVD Release Dates for Kids

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

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!

 

April 3

March Madness

With the Final Four set, either your brackets are busted and you don't care anymore or you've still got a dog in the hunt and you can't wait 'til Saturday. Or, possibly, you couldn't care less about basketball.  But maybe you like movies, right? So how about a movie about basketball? Warning: some of these movies are only vaguely about the actual game of basketball.

Around the world

Do you enjoy reading novels about different cultures?  With these novels, you can learn about different ways of life without leaving your living room.

Have you discovered Tana French?

Irish mystery writer Tana French garnered uncommonly good reviews and widespread critical praise with her debut, and has continued to impress critics and popular readers with each new book about the fictitious Dublin Murder Squad. In her finely-plotted police procedurals, mysteries don't always get solved, criminals don't always get punished, and the guy doesn't always win the girl.

LIBRARY MOVIE - Sat Mar. 24 @ 2 PM

See the 2011, PG-13 rated, comedy movie starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy and Alan Alda on Saturday, March 24 at 2 P.M.

After the workers at a luxury Central Park condominium discover the penthouse billionaire has stolen their retirement, they plot the ultimate revenge: a heist to reclaim what he took from them. Walk-Ins are welcome!  Image source: google.com -MA

The program is FREE and open to the public. See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at www.glensidepld.org

 

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