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Durham County Library Hosts Seed Saving Workshops

Program: Seed Saving Workshops Dates/Times/Locations: Sunday, April 6, 3 p.m.; South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave. (registration required), Saturday, April 12, 3 p.m.; Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road Tuesday, April 15, 6:30 p.m.; Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library is offering workshops […]

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Bad Chili

This is the fourth Hap Collins and Leonard Pine mystery. Joe R Lansdale writes a sort of Texas sothern hick literature. Hap and Leonard are best friends, underemployed and unlucky at love. This installment is my favorite so far and includes a rabid squirrel and Leonard(black, gay kung fu expert) busting up a biker bar […]

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Durham County Library and Duke University’s Forum for Scholars and Publics Present Jim Crow Wisdom

Program: Jim Crow Wisdom: A Conversation with Jonathan Scott Holloway and Mark Anthony Neal Date: Thursday, April 3 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library and Duke University’s Forum for Scholars and Publics will host Dr. Jonathan Scott Holloway, Yale […]

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Spring Book Sale: April 11-13

Spring into savings with great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale, April 11-13 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham 27701. Over 50,000 books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs are categorized for easy shopping in the library’s auditorium and garage, and under tents set up […]

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Murder With Peacocks

I have been wanting to read Donna Andrews mysteries for a long time—she is prolific and has won a lot of awards. I found this first book in her Meg Langslow series a little silly for my taste. The dialog is fast and funny, and it made me laugh, but he characters were so ridiculous. […]

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NC Science Festival AIR FAIR at South Regional

So what’s up with air? Come join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at South Regional Library from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1 to “check out” the Village Green Air Monitor and our mobile monitor, engage in hands-on activities, and hear about air quality and health from EPA scientists. We’ll have […]

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Living Stories of the Cherokee

Living Stories of the Cherokee contains traditional and contemporary stories told by storytellers Davey Arch, Robert Bushyhead, Edna Chekelee, Marie Junaluska, Kathi Smith Littlejohn, and Freeman Owle. All the storytellers except Edna Chekelee were alive at the time this book was published (1998), and all are members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This […]

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