It’s showtime again at the Nichols Library, with 5 new DVDs ready to take out and more on the way. In Richard Jewell, a security guard is wrongly accused of planting a bomb and vilified by the press. Clint Eastwood directs the story, which is based on actual events….
… 1917 is a WWI drama about a messenger who sets off for the front lines under fire in order to stop a doomed attack. In Dark Waters, a tenacious attorney connects unexplained deaths to a powerful corporation. In Arkansas, two low-level drug dealers get in a dispute with their boss that turns deadly. Once were Brothers is songwriter Robbie Robertson’s moving account of his four comrades in arms who made their mark on music history as The Band.
Here are five new titles from our Bayswater Wish List that have been given to the library, passed our safety protocols, and are ready to take out!
In The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd, a woman in ancient times defies expectations and furtively engages in scholarly pursuits and writes secret narratives. The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate is about three young women who take off on a journey in search of family amidst the destruction of the post-Civil War South. In The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel, a Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it. The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian is about an American man who vanishes from a rural road and the doctor who tries to find out what happened to him. Finally, in The Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler, a series of surprises throw a man’s meticulously organized life off-kilter.
Curbside Circulation Begins Friday, June 26th! Send us your requests and we will check them out and put them outside for you to pick up. We will be circulating books between 10am and 2pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Read on to find out how it works and what we are doing to make it safe.
Music minute: Baton Rouge by Fairpoint Convention. Ian Mathews (6/19) shares vocal chores with Judy Dyble. The gangly fellow on lead guitar is a young Richard Thompson. You can stream Fairport and Thompson on Hoopla.
Tupac Shakur would have turned 49 today. He’s on Hoopla too.
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].
NHDB offers downloadable eBooks, audios, and magazines. Hoopla offers streaming audio, eBooks, comics, movies, and music. Kanopy Video offers access to over 30,000 films. Tumblebooks streams stories for kids and teens. You will need your library card number to register; contact us if you do not know your card number.
Your librarian is available to answer reference questions, provide help with our digital resources and offer suggestions for your next great read. You can email, leave a voice message at 253-6950 or message me on Facebook.