Update, 1/9, 12:20 p.m.: Upgrade went smoothly and everything is back online. Please let us know if you encounter any problems. ****************************** Durham County Library’s online catalog will be unavailable or provide intermittent access from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, January 9 as we perform an upgrade to our systems. This outage will […]
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Durham County Library will host authors Dr. Walt Wolfram and Dr. Jeffrey Reaser for a talk on their book, Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. A book signing will follow the reading.
Are you a teen who is interested in pursuing a career in science or math? If so, make plans to attend “Wanted: Science and Math Enthusiasts” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 12 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The program will feature a conversation with Rene Daughtry, Advanced Services Project Manager with […]
Durham County Library will host Peace, Justice & Sustainability, an eight-week discussion course, at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays from January 13 to March 3, at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
Durham County Library will host a Storytelling Competition beginning Tuesday, Jan. 13 as part of the upcoming Durham County Storytelling Festival. The winners of the final round of competition will perform at the festival on Saturday, Mar. 21, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host “Wanted: Science and Math Enthusiasts,” a STEM program for teens, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 12 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host cast members from the PlayMakers production of Trouble in Mind for a discussion of the play at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 12 at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.
I had this book on my to-read list since it came out during the glorious year I worked at a now defunct independent bookstore. For reasons I can’t remember now, I opted to read Into the Wild first. It was good, but I found it very disturbing in a way that was not very rewarding, […]
A rip-roaring adventure in the mode of Clive Cussler. The science seems a bit far-fetched and the ending drags a bit, but it’s an enjoyable read overall. Find in Catalog
I’ve read a good number of books about race in America, but none have so masterfully woven historical context with personal narratives as Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns. You cannot help but deeply care for the three individuals whose lives she traces over the decades. Her exposé of the death by a thousand […]