Durham County Library will host Professor of Islamic Studies Omid Safi for a discussion and performance of the poetry of Rumi. The performance will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.
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Durham County Library will host the directors and members of the cast from PlayMakers production of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, for a discussion of this powerful play set in Memphis on April 3, 1968. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 16, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host playwright and actress Anita Woodley for a multimedia, theatrical performance of The Men in Me at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro.
Durham County Library will host Durham Performing Arts Center’s chief architect Philip Szostak of Szostak Design, Inc. for a talk on the building and the future of DPAC. The talk will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 9 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street.
Durham County Library will host Back to Books Week (B2B) September 9-13. Patrons are invited to come to their favorite location to learn how the library can help them succeed in school, college and life-long learning. The library will offer tours, online database demonstrations, technology petting fairs, pajama storytimes, refreshments and more.
Durham County Library will host teacher and school historian, Brian McDonald, as he reads from his new book Not the End, but the Beginning: The Impact of Race and Class on the History of Jordan High School, 1963-1988 at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host a discussion about soccer, politics and the relationship between France and Algeria led by Professor Laurent Dubois from Duke University. The discussion will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 31 at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.
On the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Durham County Library will host Donn Young, the official photographer of the Port of New Orleans, for his presentation, 40 Days and 40 Nights, a portrait of New Orleans after the storm.
Durham County Library will host UNC-Chapel Hill professor Dr. William Rohe for a lecture on the history and future of the Research Triangle Park at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 26, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street.
This year the Triangle’s alternative weekly publication, Indy Week, celebrated its 30th birthday. Durham County Library will host Herald-Sun editor Bob Ashley as he moderates a panel conversation with Indy founder and publisher Steve Schewel and other founding staff.