Durham County Library will host Rebecca Cerese, producer, writer and director, for a screening of her film, Landscape of the Heart: The Elizabeth Spencer Story, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 11 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host Jennifer Dawn Farley, manager of Duke Homestead State Historic Site, for a presentation and discussion of her new book, Duke Homestead and The American Tobacco Company, at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 6 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.
The Stanford L. Warren Branch of Durham County Library will be closed Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14, for building repairs. The library will reopen on Monday, December 16, with regular hours. For more information about the library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org. The Warren branch is located at 1201 Fayetteville St.
Durham County Library will host Bob Zellner, Freedom Rider and activist, for a screening of selections from the PBS documentary, Freedom Riders at 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 14 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host a screening of My Brooklyn: The Real Story Behind the Gentrification of America’s Hippest City at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 17 at Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St. The event will conclude with a discussion of Brooklyn’s similarities to Durham.
Durham County Library will host an afternoon of high-energy klezmer music with the band Freylach Time! at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 15 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Band member Riki Friedman will give a short talk on the history of klezmer music prior to the concert.
Durham County Library will host Carol Peppe Hewitt for a reading and discussion of her book, Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food with Slow Money, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 14 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host fine art photographer Marjorie Brown Pierson on Thursday, December 12, at 7 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd. Pierson will discuss her work capturing coastal North Carolina landscapes and will sign copies of her book, Struck by Nature: Photographs of Bald Head Island.
The Friends of the Durham Library are in need of book donations for the holiday season.
Durham County Library will host Dr. Richard Benson II for a reading and discussion of his new book, Fighting for Our Place in the Sun: Malcolm X and the Radicalization of the Black Student Movement 1960-1973 at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 8 at the Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.