Author Neil Gaiman says that through reading, we “exercise our imaginations” and “build empathy.” Here are three new stories to daydream with. The Hollywood Daughter by Kate Alcott (Touch of Stardust) is a story based on Ingrid Bergman’s affair with Roberto Rossellini. It’s another “appealing story” told with “great skill and insight” by Ms Alcott. The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler (Shotgun Lovesongs)is another communique from the great Midwest. Set against the woodsy backdrop of a Boy Scout summer camp, Camp Chippewa, the narrative follows three generations struggling to find their place in a world bent on dealing them a bad hand. In Swimming Lessons by Claire Claire Fuller (Our Endless Numbered Days), a woman goes a solo swim and doesn’t come back; her daughter discovers a cache of letters which tell her story. All available at the Nichols Library (Nail Gaiman like s libraries, too).
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A Message from the Nichols Library Board of Trustees
January 4, 2021
We are reviewing recommendations issued by the State of New Hampshire and “best practices” put forth by the State Library to ascertain how to best serve the public while providing a safe workplace for our employees. We are being careful and thoughtful as we move towards reopening our Library. Hopefully, this will happen in the near future on a limited basis. Your continuing patience and understanding is much appreciated.
We welcome hearing from you during these challenging times. Please feel free to email the Trustees at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Library at 603-253-6950 with your ideas, comments and suggestions about reopening.
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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