Your morning music minute

“Blues is a Healer” by John Lee Hooker and Carlos Sanrana. Full album available on Hoopla.

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Nichols Book Cafe’ Meet-up Thursday!

Join us at Zoom online at 3:pm on Thursday, April 2nd, to talk about what you’ve been reading, share recommendations, and just basically check-in. Join us by clicking on the meeting invite.

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Local Business Bulletin Board

New feature! Nichols Library can post news about start-ups, special services, changes in hours and other public information announcements. Look for the local business bulletin board under the Community menu tab.

Today, Bayswater Books announced that they are offering free delivery on books they do not have in store. If they have the requested book in stock, it will be available for pickup on the porch.

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Register for a library card

Local residents who do not have a library card and would like touse our online resources can register for a temporary library card. To sign-up, click start here.  Fill in the requested information ( you will need to have a local address).  Once you are signed up, you will be all set to use our online resources like NH.Overdrive and Hoopla! When the library reopens, you can register for a regular card. 

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Your morning music moment

“Life During Wartime” by the Talking Heads, from the movie Stop Making Sense, available to watch on Hoopla! ‘This ain’t no party, this ain’t no disco…”

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New books to download

Here’s what’s new on eBooks at NH/Overdrive. Standouts include A Long Petal to the Sea by Isabel Allende, a moving story about a couple who cannot outrun their past, The Other Mrs, a psychological thriller by Mary Kubica, and The Library Book by Susan Orlean, which takes the mystery surrounding a devastating fire at the LA Public Library as a jumping off point to explore the colorful history of that library and to offer an appreciation for all that libraries do.

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Information for Renters

New Hampshire Legal Assistance is inviting renters with questions or concerns to take part in a virtual tenants rights training that will take place on April 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Click on the link for details,including how to log in to the meeting. Note that the Governor’s Emergency Order No. 4 halted evictions under RSA 540.

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Grocery run?

Here’s some advice on taking unpacking your goods.

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Stay busy–read!

Here are the latest downloadable eBooks and audios from NH/Overdrive. Included are new releases by C. J. Box, Clive Cussler, & Louise Erdrich on eBooks; Stuart Woods, Dana Stabanow, Hillary Mantel and Steve Berry are on audio. The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian can be downloaded in both formats. Here is a link to at-home resources from the Children’s Book Council.

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Video meet up — try again?

So we gave a video meet-up but nobody came. Is this something you all out there would like to do going forward? We would like to know how you are doing and for you to have a forum to talk about what’s up with the library while this situation persists. If you are interested in future meet-ups, you can use this sites comments thread to reply, or send us an email. I’m also looking into ways of doing a story time on Zoom, tba.

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