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Durham County Library Presents Film, American Teacher, Collects School Supplies

Durham County Library will host a film showing of American Teacher at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, at Rogers-Herr Middle School, 911 W. Cornwallis Road. The library will collect donations of school supplies at the showing to benefit Crayons2Calculators, a Durham nonprofit that serves students by providing free supplies to schoolroom teachers.

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Durham County Library Presents Sister Cities’ Quilts

Durham County Library will partner with Sister Cities of Durham to host Willa Brigham, member of the African American Quilt Circle of Durham, for a tour of six Sister City quilts on Saturday, October 19 at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library & Program in the Humanities at UNC-CH Present Neo-Slavery Film and Discussion

Durham County Library will host a film showing of Slavery by Another Name at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 4, at the Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.
The film chronicles the little-known story of a form of involuntary servitude that emerged after Reconstruction in the South and lasted for over 80 years.

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Durham County Library Welcomes Author Claudia Corletto in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, Durham County Library will host local author Claudia Corletto for a reading and discussion of her first book, 7 cuentos, a collection of short stories and art. The reading will take place on Tuesday, October 1 at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Film Screening in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Durham County Library will host a showing of the film The Virgin Appears in La Maldita Vecindad on Sunday, September 29 at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The program is in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 – Oct. 15.

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Durham County Library Hosts National Voter Registration Day Celebration with Film Showing: Iron Jawed Angels

Durham County Library will host a film showing of Iron Jawed Angels at the South Regional Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24 to celebrate National Voter Registration Day. After the film, Judge Willis Whichard will lead a discussion. South Regional Library is located at 4505 S. Alston Ave.

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Durham County Library Hosts Art with the Experts: Doris Duke’s Shangri-La

Durham County Library will host the Nasher Museum of Art’s Juline Chevalier and Katie Adkins for a presentation and slide lecture on the museum’s exhibit Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art, which highlights the collection of American heiress and philanthropist Doris Duke. The program will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 23, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Discovering the Poetry of Rumi

Durham County Library will host Professor of Islamic Studies Omid Safi for a discussion and performance of the poetry of Rumi. The performance will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.

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Durham County Library Hosts In the Wings: PlayMakers on The Mountaintop

Durham County Library will host the directors and members of the cast from PlayMakers production of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, for a discussion of this powerful play set in Memphis on April 3, 1968. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 16, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts the Theatrical Performance: The Men in Me

Durham County Library will host playwright and actress Anita Woodley for a multimedia, theatrical performance of The Men in Me at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro.

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