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Durham County Library Hosts Discussion on Mass Incarceration

Durham County Library will host a discussion of the documentary Slavery by Another Name, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The program will feature Dr. Charles Campbell, Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School; Daryl Atkinson, Attorney at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ); and Kimberly Brown, a re-entry activist.

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Durham County Library Hosts Film on Black Mountain College

Durham County Library hosts filmmaker Cathryn Davis Zommer for a screening of Fully Awake: Black Mountain College, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Art with the Experts: Sound Vision

Durham County Library will host Juline Chevalier and Trevor Schoonmaker for a discussion and slide lecture on the Nasher Museum of Art’s current exhibit, Sound Vision: Contemporary Art from the Collection, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Co-Hosts Mab Segrest Lecture on Freedom

Durham County Library and the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture will host Dr. Mab Segrest, social justice activist, for a lecture on freedom at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, at Richard White Auditorium on Duke University’s East Campus.

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Durham County Library Hosts Film Screening on End-of-Life Decisions

Durham County Library will host the first program in a two-part series on end-of-life issues with a screening of the documentary Consider the Conversation: A Documentary on a Taboo Subject, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. A discussion will follow the film with Betsy Barton, Clinical Research Coordinator at Duke University Health System; Sandi Gray-Terry, Northern Piedmont Community Care; and Nikki Webb, Duke HomeCare and Hospice.

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Durham County Library Hosts Talk on Simón Bolívar

Durham County Library will host historian Miguel Chirinos for a talk on Simón Bolívar at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 7 at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.

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Durham County Library Screens Bending Sticks

Join filmmakers Kenny Dalsheimer and Penelope Maunsell for a showing of the award-winning film Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Photographer José Galvez

Durham County Library will host award-winning photographer José Galvez for a presentation honoring farm workers at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts PlayMakers on Assassins

Durham County Library will host members of the cast from the PlayMakers production of Steven Sondheim’s Assassins for a discussion of the play. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 24 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Celebrates Creek Week with Presentation on Durham’s Urban Watersheds

Durham County Library will celebrate Creek Week with a presentation on three of Durham’s urban watersheds from Chris Dreps, Bob Healy and Robin Jacobs. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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