A Burning by Megha Majumdar is the latest gift from our Bayswater Books wishlist. Betting a book from our wish list supports a valued local business while assuring yourself the first crack at a great read. Giving it to the library when you are done helps keep our collection fresh and in tune with your interests, so it’s a win-win for all. In this Read with Jenna pick, the fates of three people become inextricably entangled after a fiery attack on a passenger train.
Returned books and CDs are quarantined in for 72 hours before being checked in. That means they will be charged out on your account for several days after you actually returned them. Be assured we havent lost your books, you aren’t running up fines and that your library standing Aok. We just havent gotten them out of the bins yet (oth, if you have materials out from before the shutdown, you can bring them back and leave them in the drop box).
We are taking book, CD and DVD requests for Wedesday, 8/12. Among other things, we have new Books on Tape@ (CDs, actually) by Dave Baldacci, Joanthan Kellerman, John Sandford and Daniel Silva. Place holds on your account in the catalog, send an email or call (603-253-6950). There are also new eBook and audio downloads (8/7) on NHDB. Our curbside pickup schedule is MWF 10m-2pm.
SImon (8/11) produced and played horns on The Band’s first two albums. He helped craft the rootsy sound that made them stand out from the heavy rock of the day. On Unfaithful Servant, John (horn) and Garth Hudson (soprono sax) on the final chorous. In the clip below,. In the second clip, John and Garth re-create that ride out after Rick Dank sings the song and explains how he got the lead vocal on the first take. For more on The Band, see the DVD Once were Brothers.
We are taking book, CD and DVD requests for Friday, 8/7. On hand are new stories by Daniel Sliva, Brit Bennett, Jennh Coglan, Brad Meltzer, Courtney Sullivan and Stuart Woods. Place holds on your account in the catalog, send an email or call (603-253-6950). There are also new eBook and audio downloads (8/4) on NHDB. Our curbside pickup schedule is MWF 10m-2pm.
The library’s WiFi sever was down from late yesterday afternoon until 1pm today. We hope no one was seriously inconvenienced while we were offline. We are still taking requests for Wednesday curbside pickup.
Not sure what to borrow? See our tips for browsing the catalog online under the Resources menu/Library Catalog. To see our latest holdings, view the What’s New and What’s Hot lists as they scroll across the catalog home page. Use the advanced search window (upper left) to personalize your searches. The search type menu lets you make author, topic or combo searches. The materials menu let’s you specify DVDs, CDs or children’s stories. Start browsing today: we are taking book, CD and DVD requests for Wednesday, July 27th and Friday July 29th!
Mike Bloomfield (7/28/43) was there when Bob Dylan went electric. He was also the driving wheel of the Butterfield Blues Band and numerous other groups. Here’s three flavors of Mike at work: backing Dylan on Like a Rolling Stone, with The Butterfield Band and solo.
A Message from the Nichols Library Board of Trustees on Reopening the Library.
As you may have heard, the Governor recently announced that libraries, among other services and businesses, may reopen on June 15th. What you may not know is that the Governors’ Economic Reopening Task Force has issued guidelines specific for libraries. We ask for your continued patience and understanding as we begin to implement these guidelines [continue reading].
We are now taking requests and putting them outside for you to pick up. You can get your loans between 10am and 2pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday [continue reading].
NHDB offers downloadable eBooks, audios, and magazines. Hoopla offers streaming audio, eBooks, comics, movies, and music. Kanopy Video offers access to over 30,000 films. Tumblebooks streams stories for kids and teens. You will need your library card number to register; contact us if you do not know your card number.
Your librarian is available to answer reference questions, provide help with our digital resources and offer suggestions for your next great read. You can email, leave a voice message at 253-6950 or message me on Facebook.