Monthly Archives: December 2009

Holiday Fare: Movies

The Nichols Library has many favorite holiday movies on DVD, both old (White Christmas, A Wonderful Life) and new (Scrooged,  Christmas Story).  Also worth seeing:  Joyeaux Noel, a story of the 1914 “war strike.”  The  spontaneous  cease fire brought a … Continue reading

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Holiday Fare: Books

You Better Not Cry by Austen Burroughs highlights  new seaonal reads at the Nichols Library.   Burroughs recounts memorable holidays,  from his antic misadventures as a youth to recent ones, both somber and mirthful .  Also on hand:  The Christmas List … Continue reading

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Storm Closing

The Library did not open  on Wed., Dec. 9 due to wintery driving conditions.

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New Historical Fiction

Wolf  Hall by Hillary Mantel examines power, influence & intrigue in the life  of Thomas Cromwell, advisor to Henry VIII and confidant to Anne Boylean.  New York by Edward Rutherfurd tells the Big Apple’s Story.  The patriotic epics No Less … Continue reading

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