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].
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Quotable"No place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." Lady Bird Johnson
Robbie turned 77 on Sunday. Most everyone knows The Weight, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down and I Shall be Released . Here’s one of his solo numbers: Shake This Town (“we’re standing on the edge of the world…). Once were Brothers, The Band’s story, is available to borrow on DVD.
It’s showtime again at the Nichols Library, with 5 new DVDs ready to take out and more on the way. In Richard Jewell, a security guard is wrongly accused of planting a bomb and vilified by the press. Clint Eastwood directs the story, which is based on actual events….
… 1917 is a WWI drama about a messenger who sets off for the front lines under fire in order to stop a doomed attack. In Dark Waters, a tenacious attorney connects unexplained deaths to a powerful corporation. In Arkansas, two low-level drug dealers get in a dispute with their boss that turns deadly. Once were Brothers is songwriter Robbie Robertson’s moving account of his four comrades in arms who made their mark on music history as The Band.
Here are five new titles from our Bayswater Wish List that have been given to the library, passed our safety protocols, and are ready to take out!
In The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd, a woman in ancient times defies expectations and furtively engages in scholarly pursuits and writes secret narratives. The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate is about three young women who take off on a journey in search of family amidst the destruction of the post-Civil War South. In The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel, a Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it. The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian is about an American man who vanishes from a rural road and the doctor who tries to find out what happened to him. Finally, in The Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler, a series of surprises throw a man’s meticulously organized life off-kilter.
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“Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose…”
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