Post-presidential fiction

IMG-1909Got back from President’s Day observances to find a box from UPS waiting. Inside?  New fiction, right off the presses. There are new entries from Fiona Barton, Alyson Richman, Sophie Hannah, Alan Brennert, B. A. Shapiro and Peter Robinson!  Glenn and I will be digging in Wednesday to get these ready to go out; in the meantime, send an email to place a reserve.

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Hoopla is live!

hoopla2Our account with Hoopla Digital  is now active! Library card holders can now get on-demand access to eBooks, audios, music and movies (“on  demand” means no waiting!) .  Borrowers can stream content online or download to a mobile device.   Connect to our Hoopla page to find out how to create your account and start borrowing or connect to Hoopla to find out more about what they have to offer.  

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DVD Rhapsody

IMG-1891 “Bohemian Rhapsody” salutes Freddie Mercury (b. Farrohk Bulsara), the proverbial ugly duckling (introverted, non-native, bisexual) who transformed himself into a rock swan.  Sacamouche!  “First Man”, directed by Damien Chazelle (La La Land), salutes Neil Armstrong, the  first man on the moon.  “The Old Man & the Gun” features Robert Redford as true-life criminal and escape artist Forrest Tucker.  In “The Hate u Give’,  a black student torn  between the rich prep school she attends and her neighborhood.   In ‘What they Had”, a young woman returns her Chicago home to help her brother deal with her ailing mother. In The Equalizer 2,  Denzel Washington reprises his role as a remorseless vigilante. Gosnell dramatizes the infanticide trial of the titular Doctor. Click on the links to place a reserve “A Star is Born’, the remake featuring Lady Gaga, due out February 19th, is on pre-order.

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Library to open at 1pm

snowThe Nichols Library is delaying its opening today until 1pm. That should give everyone plenty of time to clear out and still have time to pay a visit to your trusty literary and entertainment advisors!

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New books!

IMG-1899  Just in for fiction readers: hot new authors (Lisa Jewell, Kate Quinn),  old standbys (Robb and Rollins), and psychological suspense (Anonymous Girl).  Plus the latest in diet advice and an ode to the Age of Reason.

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Hoopla!

The Nichols Library is partnering with Hoopla Digital to provide on-demand access to eBooks, audios, music and movies (“on  demand” means no waiting!) .  Borrowers can stream content online or download to an IOS device.  We are finalizing the set-up process and hope to go live soon. Stay tuned!

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Just in

Fresh out of the shipping carton

The Judgement” by Joseph Finder is a thriller about a judge whose critical misstep that could lead to her and her family’s undoing.   “Paris Echo” by Sebastian Faulks is a “cunningly crafted” story about a writer who befriends a Moroccan boy while in Paris to do research. 
Clink on the links to visit our catalog and place a reserve!

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