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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

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, 804 Old Fayetteville St. The film chronicles the little-known story of a form of involuntary servitude that emerged after Reconstruction in the South and lasted for over 80 years.

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Fall Book Sale: October 4-6

Attention shoppers! Find great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Fall Book Sale, October 4-6 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham 27701. Thousands of books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs are categorized for easy shopping in the library’s auditorium and garage, and under tents set up for […]

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