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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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Durham County Library Celebrates the 125th Anniversary of The Herald-Sun

Durham County Library will celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The Herald-Sun with a conversation between Steve Schewel, founder and former publisher of the Independent Weekly, and Bob Ashley, editor of The Herald-Sun. The program will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Storyteller Meltonia Young

Durham County Library will host storyteller Meltonia Loretta Young for fanciful stories about secret codes that may have been embedded in quilts created during the 1800s. The program will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, at the East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Lane.

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Durham County Library Hosts PlayMakers on Love Alone

Durham County Library will host members of the cast from the PlayMakers production of Deborah Salem Smith’s Love Alone at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 10, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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