A humorous account of two New York City apartment dwellers moving to a small weekend home in upstate New York (imagine combining the writings of Dave Barry and the TV show Green Acres). Copyrighted in 2001 some of the topical references were outdated, but there were quite a few laugh-out-loud moments and also respect for […]
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Durham County Library will host a visioning meeting to gather community input for the new Main Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 29, at 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host the organization Combat Boots to Makeup Brushes, as it provides a series of workshops dedicated to helping women veterans move from pain to beauty. The series will be held one Saturday each month beginning Jan. 17 through Jul. 11, at East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Ln. The purpose of […]
Durham County Library will host local author and poet Judy Hogan for a talk on her poetry collection, This River, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27 at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave. A book signing will follow the reading.
Durham County Library will host Let’s Chat, an interactive program for teens to learn strategies for positive social behavior, at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays, Jan. 26 – Feb. 23, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Family Counselor Susan Gilpin will lead the series, which will cover topics that include bullying, peer pressure and […]
Finding Meaning in Catastrophe, originally scheduled for Sunday, January 25, has been canceled. The program will be rescheduled at a later date. To be notified of the new date for this program, email Joanne Abel at email@example.com.
Join us for Peace, Justice & Sustainability, an eight-week discussion course, at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays from January 13 to March 3, at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave. The course, co-sponsored by South Durham Green Neighbors, will explore how peace, justice and sustainability are interwoven in today’s society. Participants will read and discuss […]
Update, 1/9, 12:20 p.m.: Upgrade went smoothly and everything is back online. Please let us know if you encounter any problems. ****************************** Durham County Library’s online catalog will be unavailable or provide intermittent access from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, January 9 as we perform an upgrade to our systems. This outage will […]
Durham County Library will host authors Dr. Walt Wolfram and Dr. Jeffrey Reaser for a talk on their book, Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. A book signing will follow the reading.
Are you a teen who is interested in pursuing a career in science or math? If so, make plans to attend “Wanted: Science and Math Enthusiasts” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 12 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The program will feature a conversation with Rene Daughtry, Advanced Services Project Manager with […]