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Durham County Library Hosts Reception Honoring Mr. R. Kelly Bryant, Jr.

The Durham County Library North Carolina Collection will host a reception in honor of local historian and civil rights activist Mr. R. Kelly Bryant, Jr. at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. City Councilman Eddie Davis will serve as emcee for the festivities and special guests, including community leaders John Lucas and Nathan Garrett, will be present to speak about Mr. Bryant’s accomplishments.

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Durham County Library Hosts STEM Programs for Teens

Durham County Library will host a series of STEM programs for teens beginning on Monday, June 16, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. The programs are part of the Teen Tech Learning Lab – Where Science and Imagination Collide!, an initiative funded in part by a grant from Duke Energy Foundation and aimed at providing teens and young adults with ongoing experiential learning opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math related fields.

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The Marriage App

I read this book with my husband, and we both really enjoyed the book. I thought it was a good high-level overview of Biblical marriage. There were great anecdotal stories as well as practical Biblical application. I didn’t find any of the information in the book new, but it was a fresh take on the […]

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In the Garden of Beasts

This is the first book I read by Larson, and I really enjoyed it. I was caught up in this nonfiction work right from the beginning. I really enjoy learning about WWII history. I didn’t know anything about Ambassador Dodd, and I was really interested in learning about Germany through his eyes. Dodd was an […]

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The House at Riverton

An interesting upstairs/downstairs novel set before World War I and after. The storytelling is a little convoluted, but the tension between past and present drives the narrative along well enough. I wish that the main character had been developed a bit more fully – she’s awfully naive throughout most of the narrative, and while she […]

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Rooms

I want sure what to expect from this novel. It has been compared to “The Shack”, which I enjoyed reading but I felt was pretty far out there. This story was more relatable than “The Shack” while still having elements of supernatural which gave the story mystery and suspense. Sometimes the “come to Jesus” themes […]

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