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We have been alerted that email regarding hold availability, overdue notification and other account reminders are being marked as spam by Gmail. We are working to correct this problem. In the meantime, if you use Gmail, we recommend checking your spam folder for email notifications from Durham County Library. If you see one in spam, […]

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Radio Shangra-La

An existential crisis leads Lisa Napoli to take a leave of absence from her job at Marketplace at NPR to travel to Bhutan to volunteer at a youth radio station. The king of Bhutan celebrates “Gross National Happiness” rather than GNP. An exploration of what determines happiness ensues. Non-fiction. Recommended. Find in Catalog

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Death Before Wicket

Of the books that have been sitting on my reading table for six months (or longer), many have been sitting because they are Aggressively Good for Me: social action, mission studies, nurture for community, leadership, and spiritual growth. And then there’s Death Before Wicket. Death Before Wicket is a treat that I placed in my […]

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Harvard 1914

Written by a local author, this first-time novel is set on the Harvard campus during the first year of WWI. It tracks the lives of three classmates — one British, one German, and one American — during that pivotal year. The German and British students return home to fight for their respective countries. The overall […]

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