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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

Program: Film Showing: Slavery by Another Name Date: Friday, October 4 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: 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, […]

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Durham County Library Welcomes Author Claudia Corletto in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Program: Meet the Author: Claudia Corletto Date: Tuesday, October 1 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Main Library Conference Room, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, Durham County Library will host local author Claudia Corletto for a reading and discussion of her first book, 7 […]

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Durham County Library Hosts National Voter Registration Day Celebration with Film Showing: Iron Jawed Angels

Program: Celebrate National Voter Registration Day! Film Screening: Iron Jawed Angels Date: Tuesday, September 24 Time: 7 p.m. Location: South Regional Library, 4505 South Alston Ave. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host a film showing of Iron Jawed Angels at the South Regional Library at 7 p.m. on […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Art with the Experts: Doris Duke’s Shangri-La

Program: Art with the Experts: Doris Duke’s Shangri-La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art Date: Monday, September 23 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host the Nasher Museum of Art’s Juline Chevalier and Katie Adkins for a presentation and slide […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Discovering the Poetry of Rumi

Program: ‘Where the Light Enters’: Discovering the Poetry of Rumi With Professor Omid Safi Date: Saturday, September 21 Time: 3 p.m. Location: Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host Professor of Islamic Studies Omid Safi for a discussion and performance of the poetry […]

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