FINAL RESULTS The results are in! Congratulations to North Regional Library for exercising the most minutes during ChallengeWave! Despite being tied for the fewest participants, they managed to beat out the competition in minutes. Congrats also to Southwest Regional for having the most participants. Library # Registered Minutes Main Library 21 5 hours 14 minutes […]
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Durham County Library will host Dr. Larry Burk as he reads from his book: Let Magic Happen: Adventures in Healing with a Holistic Radiologist. The book chronicles his journey from his professional training in conventional radiology to his alternative path into the world of holistic medicine. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on […]
Durham County Library will host a panel discussion on the history of Jews in Durham with historians Leonard Rogoff and Karin Shapiro and with Lynne Grossman and Robert Rosenstein. Both Grossman and Rosenstein’s families have lived in Durham for many generations. The program will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the Main […]
Durham County Library and the Department of Public Health are daring residents to take the ChallengeWave – a four-week, community-wide fitness program that will pit library patrons against each other as they compete to cross the United States in a virtual race from June 15 through July 15.
Local author Georgann Eubanks will read from Literary Trails of Eastern North Carolina: A Guide Book, the concluding volume of the Literary Trails of North Carolina trilogy, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.
Durham County Library will celebrate the start of a summer of “Digging Into Reading” with a kickoff at Northgate Mall, on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dozens of booths will be on tap including Scrap Exchange, Paint Savvy, North Carolina Zoo, Museum of Life and Science, Museum of Natural Sciences, a […]
What is the history of Durham Central Park? Durham County Library will host landscape architect Dan Jewell as he moderates a panel that includes Durham Central Park co-founders Allen Wilcox and Curtis Eshelman, and Durham Central Park vice president Lee Ann Tilley, for a look back at how a barren patch of land in downtown […]
Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection will host a reception honoring city councilman and former North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance executive Howard Clement for donating his personal papers to the North Carolina Collection. The event will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street.
Durham County Library will host noted author and illustrator Ashley Bryan, the 100 Men in Black Chorus and Rev. Dr. Luke Powery for an evening event celebrating spirituals in lecture, pictures and song.
Program: Sacred Rest: A Time Sensitive Matter Date: Thursday, May 30 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: In today’s culture, many people think of rest as a reward, but in many religious and spiritual traditions, rest and the notion of Sabbath have deep […]