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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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Durham County Library Hosts Art with the Experts: Archibald Motley

Program: Art With The Experts: Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist Date: Monday, February 3 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host Juline Chevalier and Richard Powell for a presentation and slide lecture on the Nasher Museum of Art’s current […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Art Exhibit and Lecture on African-Americans in the Revolutionary War

Durham County Library will host artist Michelle Nichole for a talk on her exhibit “In Hopes of Freedom” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 2 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. Her paintings will be on display in the Main Library auditorium beginning on Saturday, Feb. 1. The program and exhibit are free and open to the public.

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Durham County Library Hosts Dr. Simon Partner, Author of Bull City Survivor

Durham County Library will host Dr. Simon Partner, professor of history at Duke University, for a discussion of his book, Bull City Survivor: Standing Up to a Hard Life of a Southern City at 3 p.m., on Sunday, January 26, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts The Pintester

Durham County Library will host Sonja Foust in a discussion of her blog, Pintester, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 25 at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.

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Durham County Library Hosts The Links, Inc. Forum on Violence Prevention

Durham County Library will host the Durham and Triangle Park Chapters of The Links, Inc. as they present interactive discussions for adults and adolescents on violence prevention in our community Saturday, January 25 at 12 noon at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Amour et Chocolat Series Author Laura Florand

Durham County Library will host award-winning author Laura Florand for a reading from her new book, The Chocolate Heart, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 19 at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.

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Durham County Library Hosts Program on Dr. King’s Poor People’s March

In preparation for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Durham County Library will host Dr. Gordon R. Mantler for a presentation and discussion of his book, Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 18 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. A book signing will follow the reading

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