Durham County Library will host Dr. Mindy Fullilove, author of Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities, for a reading and discussion at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St
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Durham County Library will host Dust Bowl survivor Hazel Lucas Shaw, performed by Dr. Sally Ann Drucker, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.
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Durham County Library will host Caitlin Margaret Kelly, public programs director of the Power Plant Gallery, for a presentation and discussion on their current exhibition, Phone Home Durham, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective for a 20th Anniversary celebration and reading at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host the Summer Reading Midpoint Rally from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St.
Durham County Library (all locations) will be closed Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The library will reopen Monday, July 6, with regular hours.
An existential crisis leads Lisa Napoli to take a leave of absence from her job at Marketplace at NPR to travel to Bhutan to volunteer at a youth radio station. The king of Bhutan celebrates “Gross National Happiness” rather than GNP. An exploration of what determines happiness ensues. Non-fiction. Recommended. Find in Catalog
Of the books that have been sitting on my reading table for six months (or longer), many have been sitting because they are Aggressively Good for Me: social action, mission studies, nurture for community, leadership, and spiritual growth. And then there’s Death Before Wicket. Death Before Wicket is a treat that I placed in my […]
Written by a local author, this first-time novel is set on the Harvard campus during the first year of WWI. It tracks the lives of three classmates — one British, one German, and one American — during that pivotal year. The German and British students return home to fight for their respective countries. The overall […]