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Topsy-turvy

No blog posts this week because the library was been deep in spring cleaning!  We carved out more space for our growing DVD collection.   We moved our juvie non-fiction back out to the front reading room.  We created a new … Continue reading

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More things the Friday van can do for you

We just just celebrated a new record for book deliveries last week.  Most of what was received were novels books and DVDs, but that is only the beginning of what the state van service bring for you.   Have a school … Continue reading

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A new milestone!

     In July, 2016, the Nichols Library received 19 inter-library loans in one week, a haul that surpassed the previous record of 16 deliveries made in 2014.   We wondered if we ever get to twenty. Well, last Friday, it … Continue reading

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Health matters

“Never Enough” by Judith Grisel explores the neuroscience and experience of addiction.’ “Beautiful Boy” by David Sheff brings the problem home by chronicling a father’s journey through his son’s addiction. “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat” by Samin Nosrat tells how to … Continue reading

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All around the world

                  “The Empire and the Five Kings”  by Bernard-Henri Lévy looks at five ambitious powers that are challenging America’s place in the world.  All are former empires eager to re-assert their primacy. … Continue reading

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True stories

“Inheritance” by Dani Shapiro is a ”gripping genetic detective story.”  In the spring of 2016, Shapiro whimsically submitted her DNA to a genealogy website for analysis. She received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. Her … Continue reading

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True crimes

“An American Summer” by Alex Kotlowitz chronicles one summer’s worth of gun deaths  in Chicago.  Kotlowitz has collected a “spellbinding collection” of intimate profiles that include families who have lost members, killers who live with regret, and witnesses scarred by … Continue reading

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