Be Book Smart began June 18, and invites customers nationwide to give $3 at any Macy’s register in-store, to help provide a book for a child and get $10 off a purchase of $30 or more. Macy’s will donate 100 percent of every $3 to Reading is Fundamental. The campaign ends July 13.
Durham County Library will present the exhibit Little World, a set of animated, miniature displays, through Saturday, September 20, on the second floor of the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The exhibit is part of the Durham County Library art program, which highlights both temporary and permanent art at the library.
Durham County Library will host Dr. Michelle Robinson for a talk on the history of drag at 7 p.m. on Tuesday,
July 1, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. A performance will follow featuring local drag entertainers Vivica C. Coxx, Spray J., Jazmine Brooks and Vivian Vaughn.
Durham County Library will host author Jennifer Lohmann for a reading from her latest novel, Weekends in Carolina, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd. A book signing will follow the reading.
Durham County Library will host a program on Durham’s first Sister City, Durham, England, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library, in conjunction with Northgate Mall and Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, will host a celebration in honor of National Summer Learning Day from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Discovery Nook in the Children’s Alleyway at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd.
Durham County Library will host Breakfast @ Your Library and Lunchtime Adventures every Monday through Friday, June 16 – August 8. Breakfast @ Your Library will be from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Lunchtime Adventures will be from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Both meals will be served in the auditorium of the Main Library at 300 N. Roxboro Street.
Durham County Library will host R&B artist NAKIYASOUL for Songs in the Key of Love and Life at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
The Durham County Library North Carolina Collection will host a reception in honor of local historian and civil rights activist Mr. R. Kelly Bryant, Jr. at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. City Councilman Eddie Davis will serve as emcee for the festivities and special guests, including community leaders John Lucas and Nathan Garrett, will be present to speak about Mr. Bryant’s accomplishments.
Durham County Library will host a series of STEM programs for teens beginning on Monday, June 16, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. The programs are part of the Teen Tech Learning Lab – Where Science and Imagination Collide!, an initiative funded in part by a grant from Duke Energy Foundation and aimed at providing teens and young adults with ongoing experiential learning opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math related fields.