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Plant Give Away at Main Library

Join the NC Tomato Man, Craig LeHoullier, for a plant swap and give away on Friday, May 22 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Main Library parking lot. He will have lots of eggplants, some peppers, and lots and lots of tomato plants! LeHoullier is the author of Epic Tomatoes: How to Select & Grow […]

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More Digital Magazines Now Available Through Flipster

Durham County Library is excited to announce that we have added even more digital magazines to our collection via Flipster. This new service is a companion to our existing digital magazine service, Zinio. With Flipster, DCL patrons now have access to popular magazines including People, Time, Ebony, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, US Weekly and many […]

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Meet YA Author J. J. Johnson

Join young adult author, J.J. Johnson on Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at East Regional Library as she reads from her teen books and engages attendees in a question and answers session. J.J. Johnson is the author of This Girl is Different, The Theory of Everything, and Believarexic. Refreshments will be provided. For more […]

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The Orphan Train

This book appears on so many book club lists that I needed to see what it was about. It toggles between the story of a 1930s orphan and a modern-day foster child. Years ago, Children’s Aid Societies put orphans on a trains and attempted to place them in mid-western farm communities. The children were seen […]

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