“Madame Fourcade’s Secret War” tells the little-known story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France. No other French spy network lasted as long or supplied as much crucial intelligence–including providing American and British military commanders with a 55-foot-long map of the beaches the Allies would land on D-Day. The Gestapo pursued them relentlessly. Fourcade moved her headquarters every few weeks, constantly changing her hair color, clothing, and identity. She was captured twice but managed to escape. France, slow to confront the stain of defeat and German collaboration, has been slow to honor her. Lynne Olson’s story “should challenge any outdated assumptions about who deserves to be called a hero” (Washington Post).
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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