At a callow 24-year old, Winston Churchill, who had just lost his first election campaign for Parliament, believed that he must do something spectacular to win renown. Hero of the Empire by Candice Millard tells how he did it. His gateway to fame was the brutal war the British were fighting with Boers (Dutch) in South Africa . Just two weeks after his arrival, Churchill was captured-ignominy! Remarkably, he pulled off a daring escape -fame! Author Millard makes her tale “as involving as a popcorn thriller” (NYT).
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].
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