“The Music Shop” by Rachel Joyce is a “deceptively simple love story.” Frank is the eccentric owner of a hole-in-the-wall London music store that only sells vinyl records. His quiet little life is upended when a stranger faints outside his shop. Joyce’s “lovable misfits” continue to “enchant and break hearts” (Library Journal). In “Heart Spring Mountain”, a tropical storm tears through Vermont and stirs up family drama. When a substance addled woman goes missing, her daughter leaves her bartending job in New Orleans to come search for her. Once there, she encounters her aunt and a widowed cousin-in-law, still living on the family mountain. “The resulting narrative is nuanced, poetic, and evocative; MacArthur empathetically depicts each of her characters in their wounded but hopeful glory” (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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