Readers are asking about “The Nest” by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, an “irresistible story of four adult siblings who await a watershed inheritance.” The Plumb siblings have been counting on that nest egg to solve their self-inflicted problems, but it may never materialize, because reckless brother Leo…well, you’ll just have to read it to find out. Sweeney “artfully skewers family dynamics, the publishing world and New York society at large (NY Times).” Readers of “The Nest” might also be amused by Curtis Sittenfeld’s “Eligible”, a Pride and Prejudice pastiche, in which the modern-day Bennet sisters must decamp from NYC to dreary midwestern Cincinnati, where they meet a pair of eligible doctors at a barbecue.
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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