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).
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Durham County Library will host a discussion on The Language of Baklava, the memoir of American-Jordanian author Diana Abu-Jaber, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3650 Shannon Rd.
Durham County Library will host award-winning author and 2013 Piedmont Laureate for Children’s Literature, John Claude Bemis, at 3 p.m. on Saturday August 3, at the North Regional Library, 211 Milton Road.
Durham County Library will host Will Hansen of Duke University and a panel of local experts for a discussion of the Comics Code Authority and the writers, artists and publishers who broke the code and created their own stories.
Durham County Library will host storyteller Meltonia Loretta Young as she discusses the history of the Underground Railroad, tells tales of the brave individuals who helped slaves escape to freedom and helps the audience work out secret freedom codes woven in quilts.
Durham County Library will host an open mic jam session called Books and Blues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Participants are encouraged to bring a book if they want to read or an instrument if they want to play and experience some live blues.
Join author Zelda Lockhart as she teaches a creative writing workshop for teens. Particiapnts will have the opportunity to create and publish a “chap book” and share their work. Light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is required. Participants must be between 12 and 17 years old. Tuesday, August 13, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Main Library […]
Durham County has an opportunity to participate in a groundbreaking 20-30 year study to help understand the causes of cancer – and ultimately to eradicate it – and Durham County Library will play a major role. The American Cancer Society has selected the Main Library as one of four Durham and Orange County enrollment sites […]
Durham County Library will host local author Alice Wisler, as she provides tips on writing as a way of healing sorrow and pain. Wisler will share from her new book, Getting Out of Bed in the Morning: Reflections of Comfort in Heartache (Leafwood Publishers).
Durham County Library will host the first of a new monthly series, Dungeons & Dragons in the Library, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.