Monthly Archives: March 2013

Movies that will make you feel like you are going somewhere…

Robert Delaunay, Eiffel Tower, 1924, Saint Louis Art Museum, ARTstor.

Stuck at home during Spring Break? How about letting the NVC Library help you feel like you are travelling somewhere!

Here is a list of some of our DVDs that may help alleviate some of your wanderlust, and perhaps make you a little smarter too ūüėČ

Feeling artsy? Visit museums all over the world with these DVDs:

Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London

Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

Sister Wendy: The Complete Collection

Sister Wendy’s American Collection

Feeling like communing with nature from the safety and comfort of your couch? Check out these documentaries:

Secrets of the Great Barrier Reef


National Parks Collection

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Want to go on a vaction in Europe? Let these movies transport you there!


Pane e Tulipani

Mamma Mia!

Eat, Pray, Love

Talented Mr. Ripley

Midnight in Paris

How about time travel?  These DVDs will take you back in time as you learn about the ancient wonders of the world:

The 14 Wonders of the World

Lost Treasures of the Ancient World

5000 Years of Magnificent Wonders

Can’t decide where you want to go?¬† Let Anthony Bourdain be your rough-around-edges¬†tour guide this Spring Break:

No Reservations – we have four DVD collections of his show

So don’t despair, the NVC¬†Library can help you travel the world and have new experiences, even if you can’t leave your living room!

Bon Voyage! Have a great break!


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Spring Break Cooking Staycation

No Spring Break plans on the horizon?  Why not have a sizzling staycation, and cook up something interesting using the library’s wide array of cookbooks.  Peruse the collection and you’ll find books on anything from healthy eating to celebrity chef cookbooks.  Cook for yourself, family, or friends on this culinary staycation brought to you by the Northwest Vista College Library!

What Happened to Those Resolutions?

It’s March already!  Maybe you got busy with school, work, and your social life, and your New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier, homemade meals have fallen by the wayside.  No worries.  You can get back on track with these books:

    Super natural cooking          now eat this!     food you crave    Cook-This-Not-That

Cook Up Something New!

Are you tired of the same old, same old, blah, boring meals?  Spice it up with some International cuisine. Take a culinary adventure, and cook something great every night this week.  Go to France on Monday, and savor a Moroccan feast on Friday!

Joie de vivre          50 classic recipes Mediterranean          Arabesque2                    Tapas          taste of africa

Another way to cook outside of the box is to try meatless meals.  Check out these Vegetarian and  Vegan cookbooks:

Southwestern vegetarian     essential vegetarian cookbook                veganven          You won't believe it's vegan

Cook Like A Star!

I’m sure you’ll find the inspiration you need to take your cooking to a whole new level with these celebrity/ celebrity chef cookbooks:

Morgan Freeman & friends          Evas kitchen          Bobby Flay's burgers, fries & shakes                         From Emeril's kitchens         From Julia Child's kitchen

Throw A Spring Break Soirée!

Bring the party to you, and plan a dinner for friends or family.  Show off your skills!

everything healthy cooking for parties book    minimalist entertains    Moosewood Restaurant celebrates


Whether you enjoy a healthy meal, indulge in some French cuisine, whip up a vegan treat, or host a swanky dinner party, we at the NVC Library hope you thoroughly enjoy your Spring Break!  Bon appétit!

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