Author Archives: Nichols Memorial Library

NH Librarians present “A Midsummer Nights Dream”

The NH library community has mounted a video production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream. Librarian’s from around the state, among them CH librarian Jon Kinnaman, divided up the parts and read one of The Bard’s most delightful comedies. Read … Continue reading

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Kanopy trial ends this week

This is your last weekend to try out a movie on our free Kanopy trial (trial ends May 29th). So many titles to choose from….

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Kids music minute: get up and move!

Dance with birthday boy BernieTaupin, Elton John and Ms Piggy!

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Morning music minute: country comforts

Happy Birthdays, Bernie Taupin. Not a musician, but without him there would be no Elton John. Here’s a Taupin/John chestnut performed by Rod Stewart, from his cd Gasoline Alley, which puts Bernie’s lyric front and center.

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Kids story minute: alphabet with soul

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Morning music minute: preaching the blues

Here’s a little end of the week pick-me-up from Solomon Burke, signer. preacher and self-styled king of Rock and Soul. His music and stage act was was right out of the church. Covers by the Rolling Stones, like Everybody Needs … Continue reading

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Morning music minute: island sounds

Celebrating Israel Kamakawiwoʻolele, Hawaiian singer and uke aplayer. THis is easy listening in the best sese of the word. Hawaiian musicians also took to the guitar, inventing slide and slack key tuning. Resonator guitars were invented with Hawaiian music in … Continue reading

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Your morning music minute

Happy Birthday, Pete Townsend

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New books to download from Overdrive!

Clink on the link for the latest!

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Kids music and dance minute: shake!

Shake rattle and roll with the Muppetts.

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