The Battle of New Orleans, where Andrew Jackson’s misfit army of frontiersman, regulars, militiamen and pirates defeated a crack British force, has always held a place in the American imagination. Although it was fought after the peace had been made, it put an exclamation point on a war that was not entirely successful. It also made a hero of Old Hickory and put him on track for the presidency. “Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans” by Brian Kilmeade recounts the battle at a breathtaking pace. “Killing England” by Bill O’Reilly treats our war for independence in a similar manner. In “The storm before the Storm”, popular podcaster Michael Duncan walks readers through the fall of the Roman Republic.
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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