This novela is something of a fairy tale told by a nun that parodies medieval knighthood. Calvino is one of the great Italian storytellers/fabulists (Umberto Eco is another). The story seems unbelievable, but draws you in to the point where you suspend your disbelief and have to keep reading to find out what happens. And […]
Horwitz, a Durham resident, social activist, and yoga teacher (at least at the time of publication, 2002), offers ways to incorporate spiritual practice into your life as a foundation for sustaining commitment to social activism. Each chapter contains suggested activities, questions for reflection, resources, and stories from a variety of socially conscious people from a […]
This is the kind of book that would be absolutely intolerable if it were written about an adult. The fact that it is written about a child makes it slightly more palatable, even though I have to admit that the titular character is not particularly realistic. The illustrations are innovative and the format of the […]
Durham County Library announces the launch of hoopla digital, a service providing library patrons with access to thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks. Hoopla allows patrons to check out digital content without waiting, and the service includes an automatic return feature that eliminates late fees.
Durham County Library has long had ebooks and e-audiobooks, and we recently added e-magazines to our list of digital collections. Now, with our launch of hoopla, we can round out that list with digital video, music and even more e-audiobooks. hoopla offers DCL patrons free, no-wait access to over 107,000 music albums, almost 8,000 movies […]
The Friends of the Durham Library invite the public to shop their mini book sales available at most library locations and the American Tobacco Campus this holiday season. Shoppers can find great deals on gently used books in gift-giving condition. Book prices start at 50 cents for paperbacks and $1 for hard covers. Titles are […]
Attention holiday shoppers! Find great deals on gently used books in gift-giving condition at a Friends of the Durham Library mini book sale. Most library locations and the American Tobacco Campus host mini book sales every day of the week. Book prices start at 50 cents for paperbacks and $1 for hard covers. With titles […]
Durham County Library presents “From Willie Lynch to Michael Brown: Restoring Village Values in Black Boys,” a discussion led by clinical psychologist and author Kwabena Faheem Ashanti, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 16, at Stanford L. Warren Library, 1201 Fayetteville St.
Durham County Library presents a celebration of Mariachi Music with Mariachi Los Galleros de Mexico at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 14, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library presents a celebration of Puerto Rican folkloric dance and cultural drumming at 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 13, at East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Lane.