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The Best of the USA Network

No Cable? No problem. The library has all the best TV shows available on DVD! The USA Network features programs with original and zany characters in often comedic or precarious situations. Did you know that these and other TV shows check out for three weeks? Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Why not Funny Girl?

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Why are the same three films selected for sing-along nights: Grease, Sound of Music, and Rocky Horror Picture Show? 

Determined to put a stop to this and introduce some diversity, I asked an unsuspecting table of diners last evening: Why not Funny Girl? One diner felt the film had received too much bad press when first released in 1968 because Omar Sharif, a Franco-Arabic actor, was playing romantic lead to a young Jewish Barbara Streisand. He didn't know that Streisand had earned an Oscar for her performance. Another diner felt the story was too dated (like Maria in the Alps isn’t).

The Best of British Television

No Cable? No Problem! The library has a premium selection of TV shows! The BBC, BBC America, ITV and other British channels have produced riveting dramatic, comedic and science fiction television shows. See what's on across the pond! Which is your favorite?

The Best of A&E

No Cable? No problem. The library has many TV series for you to watch at home! The A&E network specializes in biographical programs and reality television. Their tag line "Real. Life. Drama." is quite apt. High in emotion and drama, these shows are not for the faint of heart.

The Best of Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network

No Cable? No Problem. The library has many TV series for you to watch at home! Cartoon Network features hilarious animated programs that are fun for the whole family. Adult Swim shares channel space with Cartoon Network and features animated programs that are best left for after the kids are in bed.

The Best of the Syfy Channel

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No Cable? No Problem! The library has a premium selection of TV shows! The SyFy Channel, formerly simply the Sci-Fi Channel, produces many TV miniseries, films and quality television programming. Their newest show, Haven, is based on the Stephen King novel, The Colorado Kid.

The Best of HBO

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No Cable? No Problem! The library has a premium selection of TV shows! HBO is known primarily for showing films, but they have also created thrilling and addictive original series!

The Best of Showtime

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No Cable? No Problem! The library has a premium selection of TV shows! While Showtime is known primarily for showing films and sports, they have also created some unique and compelling original series.

The Best of Comedy Central

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No Cable? No Problem! The library has a premium selection of TV shows! Comedy Central creates many uproarious productions!

The Best of The Discovery Channel

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No Cable? No Problem! The library has a premium selection of TV shows! The Discovery Channel offers many educational and entertaining selections!

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