Durham County Library Celebrates the 125th Anniversary of The Herald-Sun

Durham County Library will celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The Herald-Sun with a conversation between Steve Schewel, founder and former publisher of the Independent Weekly, and Bob Ashley, editor of The Herald-Sun. The program will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Storyteller Meltonia Young

Durham County Library will host storyteller Meltonia Loretta Young for fanciful stories about secret codes that may have been embedded in quilts created during the 1800s. The program will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, at the East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Lane.

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Durham County Library Hosts Special Valentine’s Day Programs

Durham County Library will host two special programs at the Bragtown Library on Valentine’s Day. The first features Janice Mack Guess, author of Little Colored Girls Want to Wear Pearls, Too! The book is a memoir that highlights the 1964 desegregation of Brogden Junior High School. Guess will do a reading and a book signing. The event takes place at 11 a.m. The second program is a Family Fun Friday event exploring the meaning of Valentine’s Day and celebrating the holiday with games, crafts and refreshments. This event is appropriate for all ages and takes place at 3 p.m.

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Durham County Library Hosts PlayMakers on Love Alone

Durham County Library will host members of the cast from the PlayMakers production of Deborah Salem Smith’s Love Alone at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 10, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Author Mur Lafferty

Durham County Library will host award-winning Durham author Mur Lafferty for a reading and book discussion at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.

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New Ebooks for Kids Catalog

Our collection of ebooks and e-audiobooks for kids has grown tremendously over the past year. And now, we are excited to announce that our kids’ digital collection has a catalog of its own! We have worked with our ebook vendor OverDrive, to create a new website that contains all our kids’ ebooks and e-audiobooks. Kids […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Art with the Experts: Archibald Motley

Program: Art With The Experts: Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist Date: Monday, February 3 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host Juline Chevalier and Richard Powell for a presentation and slide lecture on the Nasher Museum of Art’s current […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Art Exhibit and Lecture on African-Americans in the Revolutionary War

Durham County Library will host artist Michelle Nichole for a talk on her exhibit “In Hopes of Freedom” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 2 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. Her paintings will be on display in the Main Library auditorium beginning on Saturday, Feb. 1. The program and exhibit are free and open to the public.

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Durham County Library Hosts Natural Hair Series

Durham County Library will host a series of programs on the history, care and styling of natural hair at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. All of the programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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Natural Hair Series

Join us at Main Library throughout the first part of February for the Natural Hair Series. The intergenerational series will feature several speakers and be held on the following dates: A Natural Hair Care Journey Saturday, Feb. 1, 3 – 4 p.m. Join Dr. Shauntae White, NCCU Communication Professor, as she discusses natural hair from […]

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