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For Movie Fans: New Releases & Staff Favorites

New Releases

Visit the library to browse and check out new movies. Browse new DVDs and Blu-Rays or see what's coming soon. Place your selections on hold for pickup.

To borrow an item, click the "place hold" button next to the title in the library catalog (▶ see how) or the Vernon Library app. Request items for pickup at the drive-up window or on the holds shelves inside the building. Or visit and browse in person during regular business hours.

Clean

Released May 10

A Day to Die

Released May 17

Sundown

Released May 17

Licorice Pizza

Released May 17

The Batman

Released May 24

X

Released May 24

Mississippi Masala

Released May 24

Umma

Released May 24

Ted K

Released May 24

Ray Donovan: The Movie

Released May 24

Staff Favorites

Want to find your next favorite movie? Check out what the library's avid watchers recommend. 

Lady Vengeance

A woman wrongly jailed for a murder she did not commit spends her years in prison planning an elaborate revenge on the true murderer. —Emily

Thoroughbreds

What starts off as a close look at the angst and mind games of two teenage girls takes a surprising dark turn. —Gina

High Life

A group of criminals are sent on a one-way space mission to find a potential alternative energy source from a black hole. Each prisoner is overseen by a witch-like doctor who experiments on them.  —Keith

Suspiria (1977)

Something dark and sinister is at play in an elite and prestigious dance academy in Germany. —Emily

Your Name

Two teenagers in separate towns discover they are swapping bodies, in this beautifully visual romantic anime film. —Gina

The Misfits

The last completed film by Clark Cable and Marilyn Monroe, this modern day western drama features what is arguably the best performances of their careers. —Keith

Arrival

Amy Adams stars as a linguist who is recruited to translate for an alien species when 12 space crafts mysteriously appear across the planet. —Emily

Three Identical Strangers

Three men who were all adopted meet and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth.  But there is much more to the story as this mystery unfolds. —Gina

Thief

A Chicago tough, meticulous safe cracker is looking to make a big score so he can settle down with his girlfriend. What could go wrong? —Keith

Get This Year's Award Winners From The Library

Note: Additional winning films may be available on the Rokus.


 

Binge Bags

photo of a few Binge Bags including road trips and Star Wars

It's easy to cue up your next movie marathon with a Binge Bag. These themed bundles offer something for every viewer: Lord of the Rings, wedding rom-coms, the mysterious dealings of Agatha Christie's beloved detectives, and lots more. Available on a first-come, first-served basis (sorry; no holds). Browse what's available now or stop by the library. 

Movie Director Q&A

Watch this live conversation between award-winning documentarian S. Leo Chiang and Readers & Information Services Librarian Emily, discussing his latest documentary Our Time Machine (2019). Find on YouTube!

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

Check out this assortment of films and documentaries on Kanopy to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Browsing Bundles

If you'd rather not browse in person, let a librarian custom-curate an assortment of movies for you based on your favorite genres and formats for pickup. Request a movie bundle here

For Readers

The For Readers guide on the library website is a great place to find your next favorite book. Find:

  • New releases & staff favorites
  • Themed blog posts
  • Library-led book discussion groups
  • Personalized book recommendations and more!

The Great Courses

In the mood to learn something new? Check out The Great Courses on Kanopy. With subjects ranging from history to science and business skills to cooking, there is something to interest every life-long learner.

Bonus! The Great Courses can be viewed without impacting your monthly play credits.