Durham County Library Director Tammy Baggett has won the North Carolina Library Association’s Roundtable for Ethnic Minority Concerns (REMCo) Roadbuilders’ Award for Public Librarianship for 2013.
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Durham County Library will again host a series of open mic jam sessions called Books and Blues from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday nights, Oct. 9, Nov. 6 and Dec. 11 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Participants are encouraged to bring a book if they want to read, or an instrument if they want to play and experience some live blues. All levels of musicians are welcome.
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 […]
DURHAM — Durham Library Foundation will auction off the chance to be a character in a soon to be published romance novel. The live auction, which will benefit the Foundation’s $1.5 million Campaign for the Library, begins at 9 a.m. on Oct. 1, and the bidding will continue until 8 p.m. on Oct. 31. The […]
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 […]
Attention shoppers! Find great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Fall Book Sale, October 4-6 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham 27701.
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, 804 Old Fayetteville St.
The film chronicles the little-known story of a form of involuntary servitude that emerged after Reconstruction in the South and lasted for over 80 years.
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 cuentos, a collection of short stories and art. The reading will take place on Tuesday, October 1 at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host a showing of the film The Virgin Appears in La Maldita Vecindad on Sunday, September 29 at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The program is in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 – Oct. 15.
Durham County Library Hosts National Voter Registration Day Celebration with Film Showing: Iron Jawed Angels
Durham County Library will host a film showing of Iron Jawed Angels at the South Regional Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24 to celebrate National Voter Registration Day. After the film, Judge Willis Whichard will lead a discussion. South Regional Library is located at 4505 S. Alston Ave.