In The Switch by Joseph Finder, a traveler picks up the wrong laptop at the airport. It just happens to belong to a US Senator and contains details about a NSA surveillance program. A tug of war ensues between a reporter, who wants to expose the secrets and Senator’s chief of staff, who wants to recover put a lid on the secrets and save his boss’s hide. As in any good thriller, the action “whizzes by quickly and suspensefully” (Kirkus Reviews). In A House among the Trees by Julia Glass, the sudden death of a successful children’s writer leaves the survivors to grapple with his legacy. His intimates dispute his will while a filmmaker intrudes with plans for a documentary. Glass’s story of personal and artistic legacies is “as grippingly readable as it is thoughtful” (Kirkus Reviews).
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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