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.
Durham County Library will host a Small Business Learning Lab for teens at 1 p.m. on Thursdays, June 19 – August 7, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. Entrepreneur T.J. Breeden will be available to assist teens with business questions.
Durham County Library will host author Jeanette Stokes for a reading from her new memoir, Flying Over Home, at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 16, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.
The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Durham Library will be held Thursday, June 12 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. All Friends members, and those interested in learning more about this volunteer service organization which raises money to support library programs and services, are welcome to attend.
Durham County Library will celebrate the start of Summer Reading 2014 with a kickoff at Northgate Mall on Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dozens of performers and activities will be on tap, including Scrap Exchange, Paint Savvy, North Carolina Zoo, Museum of Natural Sciences, Durham Arts Council, Mad Science, aerialists, storytelling, face painting, balloon art, crafts, bounce houses, a video game truck and musicians.
Durham County Library will host Jim Wise, local historian, author and columnist, for a discussion on Durham’s other founding fathers at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 8, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.