Durham County Library Hosts Artist Marjorie Brown Pierson

Durham County Library will host fine art photographer Marjorie Brown Pierson on Thursday, December 12, at 7 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd. Pierson will discuss her work capturing coastal North Carolina landscapes and will sign copies of her book, Struck by Nature: Photographs of Bald Head Island.

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Friends of the Durham Library Needs Book Donations

The Friends of the Durham Library are in need of book donations for the holiday season.

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Durham County Library Hosts Talk on Malcolm X and Student Organizing in Durham

Durham County Library will host Dr. Richard Benson II for a reading and discussion of his new book, Fighting for Our Place in the Sun: Malcolm X and the Radicalization of the Black Student Movement 1960-1973 at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 8 at the Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.

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Durham County Library Receives Books from the National Alliance on Mental Illness

The Durham chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness has donated a collection of 11 nonfiction and fiction books to Durham County Library. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. This is the second time the chapter has donated a collection of books to the library.

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Durham County Library Hosts Farm Fresh and Fatal Author, Judy Hogan

Durham County Library will host local author Judy Hogan for a reading from her second Penny Weaver mystery novel: Farm Fresh and Fatal. The reading will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3 at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.

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Durham County Library Hosts the Rhine Research Center: Past, Present & Future

Durham County Library will present a panel discussion on the history and current work of the Rhine Research Center at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 2, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. The panel will include John Kruth, director of the Rhine Research Center; Dr. Sally Rhine Feather, executive director emeritus; Mara Bishop, an intuitive consultant; and former Rhine Center Board President, Dr. Larry Burk.

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North Carolina Collection Honors Donors of Materials

Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection seeks out and makes available materials that no other institution in the world has. The collection has many, many items and saves and preserves materials donated by local individuals and organizations. These materials usually take the form of photographs or papers of individuals and organizations. All kinds of people […]

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Intermittent Network Outages

UPDATE 11/11 5:00 p.m.: Repairs will be made overnight and all should be back to normal before the library opens on Tuesday. We’ll update post again if needed. ——————– UPDATE 11/11 12:00 noon: All library locations are now affected by intermittent outages. No ETA yet on when the problems will be resolved. ——————– UPDATE 11/9 […]

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Friends of the Durham Library Hosts State-Wide Friends Meeting

The Friends of the Durham Library were excited to host the 2013 Friends of the North Carolina Public Libraries (FNCPL) Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. Held at Main Library on Saturday, October 26, the FNCPL Annual Meeting brought together Friends from across North Carolina to share ideas about all aspects the organization. A highlight of […]

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Durham County Library Presents Sister City Photography Program on Tanzania

Durham County Library will partner with Sister Cities of Durham to host a program on photographs taken by school children in Arusha, Tanzania. The program will take place on Saturday, November 13, at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The photographs are part of a collaborative project with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.

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