New books for Nichols Kids

We have some sweet new stories in for your young’uns. Tomorrow I’ll be Kind by Jessica Hische  encourages kids  be grateful and helpful. Bedtime for Sweet Creatures is a story by Nikki Grimes about  boy who isn’t ready for bed.    Almost Time by Gary Schmidt is about boy who can’t wait for the sap to run.  For Teen readers, The Secret Commonwealth continues Phillip Pullman’s Book of Bust series. Story time for preschoolers meets tomorrow (Friday) at 11:00 am.

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Nichols Book Cafe meets next week for Night Circus

Next Wednesday (2/26), the Nichols Book Cafe meet to discuss The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. This surreal romance about two rival magicians was greeted with thumbs up reviews and has since become a staple for book clubs. We meet at noon, so bring a lite lunch as well as your ideas on the story. Warm beverages will be provided. We still have a print copy on hand; you can also download a copy from Overdrive or stream one from Hoopla.

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Delayed opening

Librarian detained. Will be there by 10:30.

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Today! Local author David Connor!

David talks about experiences and inspiration in the back country of our national parks.

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Library Open–great day to browse new fiction!

We are open, cozy, and have lot’s of great new fiction to peruse! A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende is about couple is up caught up in the violent Allende coup.  Long Bright River by Liz Moore tells about a Philadelphia family rocked by the opioid crisis. In The Sacrament by Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson, a nun’s past comes back to haunt her. Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano is about a survivor who seeks reason to carry on. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid? This one is a “provocative page-turner.” In Nothing to See Here  by Kevin Wilson, a woman becomes the caretaker of 2 unusual (really unusual) children.

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Pilgrim on the trail


This Saturday, February 15th, local author David Connor (Backpacking with God in our National Parks) will be here to talk and show slides on his experiences on the trail. After his presentation, David will be available for questions and to sign copes of his book. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Pilgrims

In One Long River of Song, the late Brain Doyle invites us into the miraculous and transcendent moments of the everyday life.  Through Doyle’s eyes, nothing is dull. In A Pilgrimage to Eternity, Tim Egan (The Worst Hard Times) travels the old pilgrim’s road from Canterbury to Rome. 

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