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Durham County Library Hosts a Performance: Screams Echo

Durham County Library presents Screams Echo, a collaboration of three women that echoes the screams of racism through the centuries. Bobbie O’Connor, Tahirah Whittington and Kenyada Williams will join together to render a performance that carries the audience from slavery to the present at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 28 at the Hayti Heritage Center, […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Playwright Ira Knight for a reading of The Man’s Guide to Writing Love Letters: Is Sex The Only Thing On A Man’s Mind

Program: The Man’s Guide to Writing Love Letters: Is Sex The Only Thing On A Man’s Mind Date: Tuesday, Feb. 24 Time: 7 p.m. Locations: Stanford L. Warren Library, 1201 Fayetteville St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library hosts a reader’s theater presentation of The Man’s Guide to Writing Love […]

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March

March: Book One details the autobiography of Congressman John Lewis in graphic novel form, which is a brilliant format to reach younger generations. The Durham Reads book for October, 2014. Great choice! Find in Catalog

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Dear White America

Tim Wise debunks myths about race and poverty. He does delve into sexism, too, but more could have been said. Wise has crafted a very well-written, well-researched book with an extensive end note section. A must-read. This is a United Methodist Women reading program book from the social action shelf and is part of the […]

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Stravinsky Seen and Heard

This small but substantial book begins with the “heard” part of the title, with Keller writing about Stravinsky’s embracing of serial technique after years of being vocally anti-Schoenberg. Keller draws on his deep training in psychoanalysis to investigate elements in Stravinsky’s creative character that made this change possible. The “seen” part of the book is […]

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Magic Time

I loved Doug Marlette’s first book “The Bridge” so eagerly grabbed his next book “Magic Time” at a library book sale. It is about the re-opening of a Mississippi church bombing case from 1964. The story alternates between events in 1964 and the present day. The main character, journalist Carter Ransom, has returned to Troy, […]

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Dr. Seuss Ebooks Now Available

We’ve recently added Dr. Seuss titles to our OverDrive ebook collection! Presented in fixed-layout, these new ebooks showcase Dr. Seuss titles as they were meant to be read: in the original full-color layout. Now, you can take titles such as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Horton Hears a Who! and many […]

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