Summer Reading 2013 is in the books, and we’re already thinking of ways to make it bigger and better for 2014. If you or a family member participated in this year’s Summer Reading program, please take a minute to complete a short online survey. The Summer Reading Committee will use responses to help in the […]
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Durham County Library will host UNC-Chapel Hill professor Dr. William Rohe for a lecture on the history and future of the Research Triangle Park at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 26, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street.
Another successful Summer Reading program is in the books. Thanks to everyone who participated. Here are the winners of the grand prizes in each age group. Children 0-5 Years Old Eleanor Madsen, 5 – LeapFrog Stanko Nadler, 4 – LeapFrog Children 6-11 Years Old Chris Burkhard, 10 – Kindle Fire HD Trevor Nelson, 11 – […]
This year the Triangle’s alternative weekly publication, Indy Week, celebrated its 30th birthday. Durham County Library will host Herald-Sun editor Bob Ashley as he moderates a panel conversation with Indy founder and publisher Steve Schewel and other founding staff.
Durham County Library will host Mandy Carter of the Bayard Rustin 2013 Commemoration Project and Barbara Lau of the Pauli Murray Project for a community dialogue that connects the civil rights issues that fueled the 1963 March on Washington to the issues of today.
Durham County Library will host local author LaRhonda Simmons for a reading and discussion of her first book, Just a Matter of Time. The reading will take place at the East Regional Library on Saturday, August 17 at 2 p.m.
Durham County Library will host a screening of Seeking the Greatest Good, a film exploring the life and legacy of Gifford Pinchot and the research institute that bears his name, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.
Aug. 12 Update: Stanford L. Warren will reopen on Monday, August 12 at 12 noon. Aug. 7 Update: Stanford L. Warren will be closed at least through the end of the week ending August 9th. More updates to come. The Stanford L. Warren branch is closed due to a maintenance problem. As of this posting […]
Triangle game designers are at the forefront of developing new ways to create or experience stories through play. On Monday, August 5, at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, Durham County Library will host local game designers and authors for a panel discussion on stories, literacy and games (both on, and off, the screen).