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Durham County Library Hosts DPAC: The Facility and its Future

Durham County Library will host Durham Performing Arts Center’s chief architect Philip Szostak of Szostak Design, Inc. for a talk on the building and the future of DPAC. The talk will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 9 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street.

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Durham County Library to Host Author Brian McDonald

Durham County Library will host teacher and school historian, Brian McDonald, as he reads from his new book Not the End, but the Beginning: The Impact of Race and Class on the History of Jordan High School, 1963-1988 at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Soccer & Politics: Algeria and France

Durham County Library will host a discussion about soccer, politics and the relationship between France and Algeria led by Professor Laurent Dubois from Duke University. The discussion will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 31 at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.

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Durham County Library Hosts Remembering Katrina: 40 Days and 40 Nights

On the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Durham County Library will host Donn Young, the official photographer of the Port of New Orleans, for his presentation, 40 Days and 40 Nights, a portrait of New Orleans after the storm.

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Durham County Library Hosts Bullish on Durham: The Metamorphosis of RTP

Durham County Library will host UNC-Chapel Hill professor Dr. William Rohe for a lecture on the history and future of the Research Triangle Park at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 26, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street.

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Durham County Library Celebrates 30 Years of the Indy Week

This year the Triangle’s alternative weekly publication, Indy Week, celebrated its 30th birthday. Durham County Library will host Herald-Sun editor Bob Ashley as he moderates a panel conversation with Indy founder and publisher Steve Schewel and other founding staff.

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Durham County Library Hosts Community Dialogue on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom: August 28, 1963-August 28, 2013

Durham County Library will host Mandy Carter of the Bayard Rustin 2013 Commemoration Project and Barbara Lau of the Pauli Murray Project for a community dialogue that connects the civil rights issues that fueled the 1963 March on Washington to the issues of today.

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Durham County Library Hosts Meet the Author: LaRhonda Simmons

Durham County Library will host local author LaRhonda Simmons for a reading and discussion of her first book, Just a Matter of Time. The reading will take place at the East Regional Library on Saturday, August 17 at 2 p.m.

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Durham County Library Hosts Film Screening: Seeking the Greatest Good

Durham County Library will host a screening of Seeking the Greatest Good, a film exploring the life and legacy of Gifford Pinchot and the research institute that bears his name, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.

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Durham County Library Hosts Program on The Language of Baklava

Durham County Library will host a discussion on The Language of Baklava, the memoir of American-Jordanian author Diana Abu-Jaber, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3650 Shannon Rd.

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