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Flash Drives Wanted for Summer Reading

Business owners: Do you have spare flash drives you would like to donate to DCL as prizes for this year’s Summer Reading program? We’re looking for new drives, and they can even be branded with your logo. As an in-kind sponsor of Summer Reading, your logo will go on our Summer Reading website in the […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Reception for Literacy Through Photography

Durham County Library will host a reception for the Literacy Through Photography exhibition at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. Dr. Katie Hyde, Visual Education and Documentary Arts Fellow at the Center for Documentary Studies, and teachers and students from the School for Creative Studies will give a presentation on the project.

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A Broom of One’s Own

There was a review of this book in the Durham paper in 2008, and I bought the book then. That’s how long this book has been on my shelf! Ms. Peacock lives in Chatham County, and during her early days as a writer she cleaned houses to make ends meet. This book is about those […]

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Dewey

This is about a small kitten that was put in the after-hours book return slot in Spencer, Iowa. He became very famous all over the world and lived out his life of 18 years at the library. He was named Dewey Readmore Books, and was quite an ambassador for Spencer and their library. This book […]

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The Joy of Less

I loved this book. In my quest to de-clutter and simplify my life, I found Francine Jay to be a real inspiration. She is similar to Susan Pinsky in her philosophy for getting rid of everything that you don’t use or enjoy. So many organizing books are about finding ways to store all your stuff […]

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Slow Gardening

This was a fun book to read. Felder Rushing is down to earth, informative, and very funny. He believes in doing what you enjoy in the garden, and he particularly likes plants that do not need to be coddled. He makes me want to get out in my own garden and get to work.   […]

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