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Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week runs from October 13 – October 19. Teens can now vote for their favorite titles for the 2013 Teens’ Top Ten! Vote now through October 19. The top ten titles with the most votes will be named the official titles of the 2013 Teens’ Top Ten. Winners will be announced the week […]

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Durham County Library Presents Film, American Teacher, Collects School Supplies

Program: Film Screening: American Teacher Date: Sunday, October 20 Time: 3 p.m. Location: Rogers-Herr Middle School, 911 W. Cornwallis Rd. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host a film showing of American Teacher at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, at Rogers-Herr Middle School, 911 W. Cornwallis Road. The […]

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Durham County Library Director Tammy Baggett Wins Roadbuilders’ Award

About: Durham County Library Director Tammy Baggett has won the North Carolina Library Association’s Roundtable for Ethnic Minority Concerns (REMCo) Roadbuilders’ Award for Public Librarianship for 2013. The REMCo Roadbuilders’ Award recognizes ethnic minority librarians in library education, academic, public, school and special libraries, who have served as pioneers in librarianship and who represent a […]

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Durham County Library and Durham Technical Community College to Host Richard Blanco, the Presidential Inaugural Poet

DURHAM — Durham County Library and Durham Technical Community College have teamed up to host an evening of poetry with Richard Blanco, the youngest, first Latino and first openly gay poet to serve as the presidential inaugural poet. Blanco will read from his three prize-winning books, City of a Hundred Fires, Directions to the Beach […]

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Durham County Library to Change Service at McDougald Terrace Location

DURHAM — Effective September 30, 2013, Durham County Library will begin providing services to the McDougald Terrace location on an outreach only basis. The library will provide programming for children and teens, and the location will become a regular stop for the bookmobile, however the library will no longer maintain a staffed facility there. “The […]

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Durham County Library & Program in the Humanities at UNC-CH Present Neo-Slavery Film and Discussion

Program: Film Showing: Slavery by Another Name Date: Friday, October 4 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host a film showing of Slavery by Another Name at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 4, at the Hayti Heritage Center, […]

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