Durham County Library will host Home Movie Day, a celebration of amateur films designed to provide a showcase for home movies, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 8, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
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Tells how Buchwald, a 22-year-old budding journalist in 1948, landed in Paris and talked his way into becoming restaurant and nightclub reviewer for the Paris bureau of the New York Herald Tribune. Buchwald relates the details of his fourteen-year stay, the adoption of three children, and the disintegration of his marriage. I enjoyed the glamour […]
How I wish I had read a chapter of this book before I put it on my final list. It would not have made the cut. Set in a genteel hotel immediately following World War II, this is the story of several eccentric expatriates bent on preserving appearances in spite of their reduced circumstances.. I […]
Life with a 100-pound, rambunctious dog isn’t easily, especially when the dog likes to eat every thing it can get it jaws around including feather pillows, couches and gold jewelry. Heart-warming and laugh-out-loud funny. But, keep at box of tissues nearby for the many heart-touching moments. You may not want to run out and get […]
This book was vastly entertaining… but WAY sexier than I normally read. Actually if the story hadn’t been so compelling I probably wouldn’t have kept reading it because of all the love scenes, but I just HAD to know what would happen with Jamie and Claire. I was not disappointed and I’m looking forward to […]
Angelou’s biographical account of her childhood was everything I’d hoped it would be. It is luminous, innovative, and alive, and you can hear the resonance of Angelou’s voice and the resonance of her brilliance on every page. Find in catalog
A borrowed paperback copy of this 1952 classic sat on my shelf for eight years! Thanks to the TBR Challenge and the MLK holiday, i moved it to the top of the list. Invisible Man gives a powerful, menacing, suspenseful, and lyrical reading experience. The unnamed narrator recounts his ascent from southern college black man […]
Durham County Library announces the launch of a new mobile printing service via PrinterOn that will allow patrons to print to any library printer from their mobile device or their internet-enabled computer. You can submit documents from wherever you are – on the road, at home office or in the library. Documents are not printed […]
Durham County Library will host local photographer M J Sharp for a presentation of her work, Getting Personal with the Patriarchy, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 5 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host cast members from the PlayMakers production of An Enemy of the People for a discussion of the play at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 2 at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.