Author Archives: Nichols Memorial Library

Curbside Request Time!

We are taking book, CD and DVD requests for Wedesday, 8/12. Among other things, we have new Books on Tape@ (CDs, actually) by Dave Baldacci, Joanthan Kellerman, John Sandford and Daniel Silva.  Place holds on your account in the catalog, send … Continue reading

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Music Minute: John Simon (The Band)

SImon (8/11) produced and played horns on The Band’s first two albums. He helped craft the rootsy sound that made them stand out from the heavy rock of the day. On Unfaithful Servant, John (horn) and Garth Hudson (soprono sax) … Continue reading

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Evening out with Billie Holiday

One of jazz’s great vocal stylists. Enjoy. For more, watch Ken Burn’s Jazz: Pure Pleasure on Kanopy.

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New Books/Taking Requests

We are taking book, CD and DVD requests for Friday, 8/7. On hand are new stories by Daniel Sliva, Brit Bennett, Jennh Coglan, Brad Meltzer, Courtney Sullivan and Stuart Woods.  Place holds on your account in the catalog, send an email … Continue reading

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Evening out with Louis Armstrong

A birthday memory of jazz’s first great soloist. Read his life (available for curbside) or watch The Gift from Ken Burn’s Jzz on Kanopy.

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WiFi outage/Connection Restored

The library’s WiFi sever was down from late yesterday afternoon until 1pm today. We hope no one was seriously inconvenienced while we were offline. We are still taking requests for Wednesday curbside pickup.

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Browsing our Catalog

Not sure what to borrow? See our tips for browsing the catalog online under the Resources menu/Library Catalog. To see our latest holdings, view the What’s New and What’s Hot lists as they scroll across the catalog home page. Use the … Continue reading

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Music Minute: Mike Bloomfield

Mike Bloomfield (7/28/43) was there when Bob Dylan went electric. He was also the driving wheel of the Butterfield Blues Band and numerous other groups. Here’s three flavors of Mike at work: backing Dylan on Like a Rolling Stone, with … Continue reading

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New Books! Taking Requests!

We are taking book, CD and DVD requests for Friday, July 24th. On hand are new stories by Grisham, Sandford, Michael Connelly (on hold), Elin Hilderbrand (on hold), Jeff Shaara, Emily Giffin, Nora Roberts and Harlan Coben. Place holds on your account … Continue reading

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Music Minute: Hotel California

Don Henley (6/22) of the Eagles turned 73.

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