Connecticut Public Television
Most widely held works about Connecticut Public Television
Most widely held works by Connecticut Public Television
Dare to repair a do-it-herself guide to home improvement ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Includes information on choosing and using tools, repairing and maintaining appliances, performing basic plumbing and electrical work, and fixing damaged walls, windows, doors, and more.
Barney's alphabet zoo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Learning can be terrific fun when Barney and his classroom friends, Shawn, Julie, Tina and Derek use letters to imagine an alphabet animal zoo.
Ballroom dancing basics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Imagine the romance, glamour, and fun of dancing with your partner at weddings, parties, dance clubs, or even in your home. Learn the following six different dances: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Samba, Merengue, and Night Club Sway.
Love to read, with Barney a collection of special moments from the Barney & friends public television series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Barney. Songs from the park ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Barney's new park is a great place to play, sing and dance. Barney and his friends always find something to sing about, from picnics to playgrounds to parades.
Don't forget ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Why do some memories slip away, never to return, while others leave a permanent mark? Alan Alda meets scientists who are trying to unravel the mysteries of memory -- where memories come from, how they're remembered and what people can do to hold on to them.
Celia Cruz & friends a night of salsa ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Celia & friends live concert features Latin jazz legend Tito Puente, salsa singing sensation La India, band leader Johnny Pacheco, and orchestra director Isidro Infante. Celia's over-the-edge flamboyance - rich with sequins, colorful wigs and gravity-defying high heels - sends audiences into peels of applause. Her wide smile and trademark shrieks of "azucar" (sugar) are unmistakable.
Hot times in Alaska ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Alaska is warming up. It's now a few degrees warmer than it was a century and a half ago, and the trend seems to be accelerating. Already the landscape is changing dramatically -- permafrost is thawing, glaciers are melting, forests are succumbing to drought and insect attack. Alan Alda meets Alaskan scientists who are working to find out if these are the first signs of global warming and what the future may hold.
Hot planet, cold comfort ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Examines the latest warnings from scientists that large-scale changes in the earth's climatic systems are taking place, with potentially serious consequences. Shows what is already happening to the Alaskan glaciers.
Love to read, with Barney ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Barney is featured in a program promoting public libraries and reading. Also features a librarian, Mother Goose, and children who like to read. Includes readings of picture books Good-night owl by Pat Hutchins and 10-9-8 by Molly Bang, a radio program of Mr. Toodles and the spooky house, a play of the 3 Billy Goats Gruff, a puppet show of the Three bears, and a fingergame of I caught a little fish alive.
Hydrogen hopes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Alan Alda meets with hydrogen enthusiasts working toward a future when hydrogen can be made in unlimited quantities from renewable, non-polluting resources.
I am a man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
An exploration of "what it means to be a black man in America ... [confronting] issues of race, and racism, through the lens of gender, probing deep within the traditional American ideals of manhood in order to draw out the complex and often ambivalent nature of black male identity"--Container.
Changing your mind ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Alan Alda learns about the way the brain works as researchers demonstrate how malleable the brain is and memories are, how it is possible to grow one's own brain, what happens when one dreams, and new understandings of the human mind.
The dark side of the universe ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"New discoveries about dark matter and dark energy have astronomers wondering if ours is but one of an infinity of universes."--Www.pbs.org.
Worried sick ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
This program shows the body's physiological reaction to stress. Host Alan Alda meets researchers who are exploring the ill effects of stress on health and aging, and how relaxation can help lessen the damage.
Islands of New England ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Travel with seafarers, islanders, tourists and naturalists as "Islands of New England" reveals the personality of New England's strand of jewels. It takes the viewer on an intimate journey into the communities of Block Island, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Matinicus, and Swan's Island.
A to Z with Barney ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
A to Z with Barney: Big brother Chip is helping his sister, Linda, learn the letters of her name. Barney and the other kids discover other fun ways to learn the letters of the alphabet.
Jews & Christians a journey of faith ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
A documentary designed to foster greater understanding between Jews and Christians through mutual appreciation for each faith's history and teachings.
Garden birds of America a gallery of garden birds and bird gardens ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
The rewards of planning a wild bird sanctuary in a backyard are shown as well as tours of flourishing bird gardens across America. Includes profiles of some of America's most interesting and beautiful garden bird species.
Lighthouses of New England ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Lighthouses of New England shows stunning footage of New England lighthouses combined with interviews of past and present lighthouse keepers in this nostalgic look at our "beacons of safety."
African American men--Conduct of life Alphabet Alzheimer's disease--Research Antiquities Ballroom dancing Barney (Fictitious character) Bird attracting Bird watching Brain Brothers and sisters Children's films Children's songs Connecticut Dance Dinosaurs Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Do-it-yourself work Drama Dwellings--Maintenance and repair Ecology Evolution (Biology) Films Films for the hearing impaired Global temperature changes Global warming History Hygiene Juvenile works Latin America Medicine Memory New England Parks Playgrounds Popular music Popular works Robotics Robots Salsa (Music) Science Science television programs Stress (Physiology) Technology Television programs Travel United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wildlife conservation