Durham County Library will kick off Positive Link, a series of teen workshops that offer information and guidance on self-esteem, career choices, bullying, gang violence and nutrition, on Thursday, September 4, at 6:30 p.m., at the East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Lane. Led by highly trained and certified representatives from the Durham County Health Department, Positive Link provides guidance and support that will help teens make healthy, conscientious decisions at crucial moments.
Durham County Library will host Linette Knight for a talk on yarn bombing at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host the Raging Grannies in a concert celebrating Women’s Equality Day at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host a virtual tour of Durham’s Sister City, Arusha, Tanzania at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 24, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.
Romance author and career Army officer, Jessica Scott, will share a reading from her latest novel, Back to You, at 3 p.m., on Saturday, August 23 at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.
Durham County Library will host Dr. Bob Zellner, historian and civil rights activist, for a reading and discussion of his memoir, The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 17, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. The event is in remembrance of Freedom Summer.
Durham County Library will host award-winning game designer Daniel Solis for a talk about the art and craft of game design, as well as the process of creating his latest card game, Belle of the Ball, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 14, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.
After a summer of reading fun, Durham County Library will end the season with a finale at the Museum of Life and Science on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring all of the museum attractions plus magic, puppets and music. The museum, which is located at 433 W. Murray Ave., will be free and open to the public during the event.
Durham County Library will host primatologist Dr. Laura Vick for a talk on her work in Punta Laguna, Mexico at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 7, at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
Durham County Library will host Katie Spencer, Executive Director of the Museum of Durham History, Lew Myers, immediate past chair of the Museum, founding board member Tom Krakauer, and board members Joyce Smith and Josh David for a discussion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 12, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.