This is the latest in the Alex Cross series. I have been reading these since “Along Came a Spider” and am a huge fan. I was happy to see that Patterson had gotten away from the more gruesome descriptions and instead is making this series more about the characters and the plot like it was […]
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This is great book intended for young people. It was recommended to me by my niece who read it in honor of National Banned Books week last year (http://www.ala.org/bbooks/). Alexie’s book does not shy away from ugly truths about being poor, weird and part of an Indian reservation with major alcohol abuse problems. The diarist, […]
Ever feel like you need more than 24 hours in a day? This book helps the reader see that there’s plenty of time, and argues that it’s easy to find those extra hours if you’ll just think of your life in terms of 168 hours a week, rather than 24 hours a day. It’s a […]
Join filmmakers Kenny Dalsheimer and Penelope Maunsell for a showing of the award-winning film Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host award-winning photographer José Galvez for a presentation honoring farm workers at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library is excited to announce the launch of Pronunciator, an online language learning program free of charge to DCL card holders. With 80 languages to choose from and ESL courses in 50 languages, Pronunciator is focused on quickly building conversational skills through a combination of interactive online drills, scored quizzes, and downloadable audio […]
Durham County Library will host Dr. Susan Schneider for a presentation and discussion about her book, The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, at East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Ln.
Durham County Library will host members of the cast from the PlayMakers production of Steven Sondheim’s Assassins for a discussion of the play. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 24 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
About: Durham County Library will host a Celebration of Storytelling on Friday, March 21 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Storytelling 101: Telling Your Story! starts at 2 p.m., and the Durham County Storytelling Festival begins at 6:30 p.m.
Durham County Library will celebrate Creek Week with a presentation on three of Durham’s urban watersheds from Chris Dreps, Bob Healy and Robin Jacobs. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.