In The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam (The Blind Man’s Garden), Pakistani authorities investigate a woman who may be harboring a blasphemous secret. Her intransigence draws attention to Christian family who lives next door. “There are many acts of generosity” in this “exquisite novel” (Library Journal) Exit West by Moshin Hamid is about a couple that learns that they can flee their war-torn country through magic doors to the West. “By mixing the real and the surreal, Hamid has created a fictional universe that captures the global perils percolating beneath today’s headlines (NYT).” Adua by Igiaba Scego reverses the plot dilemma of Exit West. A Somalian woman living in Italy contemplates returning to her homeland now that the civil wars are dying down. This is a “thought-provoking” story told in ‘lovely prose’ and populated by ‘memorable characters’ (Publishers Weekly).”
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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