Durham County Library will co-sponsor the opening plenary of the National Rosenwald Schools Conference at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 18 at the Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St. The opening plenary is free and open to the public.
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Durham County Library will host author Nicole Swiner for a discussion of her new book, How to Avoid the Superwoman Complex, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
Durham County Library locations will open at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 instead of the normal opening time of 9:30 a.m. so patrons and staff can attend DCL’s Summer Reading Kickoff. This year’s kickoff will take place at Northgate Mall (1058 W. Club Blvd.) from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to come […]
I really struggled connecting with the author of the book. Then I realized that I just didn’t care for her “poetic” style; reminded me a bit of Ann Voskamp, which I didn’t care for. Putting the style of the book aside, I thought the content was really good. She shares about incredibly deep and personal […]
I didn’t know a lot about this book on the outset of reading it. I knew it was about a young woman who decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail after the death of her mother in order to “find herself”. I was taken a little off-guard at how Strayed was unashamed at most of […]
I began reading this book to mark off another “classic” that I haven’t read. I found this to be a very typical Shakespeare — tragic, murderous, and people with highly questionable morals. Not to say I didn’t enjoy it, but it wasn’t a favorite. Find in Catalog
Overall, I really enjoyed this book! Oftentimes, Christian fiction lets me down a bit, but Rubart did a wonderful job developing his characters and providing an interesting, thought provoking story. I was most intrigued by the development of Micah and the voice in the room. Find in Catalog
Durham County Library will host the Documentary Video Institute for a screening of films focused on East Durham at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host Howard Lee for a talk and reading from his book, The Courage to Lead: One Man’s Journey to Public Service, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, at the Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.
Durham County Library will host a screening of the film, The Loving Story, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, at the Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.