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Durham County Library Presents the Mountains and Waterways of Durham’s Sister Cities

Program: The Mountains and Waterways of Durham’s Sister Cities
Date: Saturday, June 18
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Cost: Free and open to the public

About: Durham County Library will host a presentation on the mountains and waterways of Durham’s Sister Cities at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, in the first floor auditorium of Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

Learn about Durham’s Sister Cities, all noted for their proximity to famous mountains and waterways. Arusha, Tanzania is just a few miles from Mt. Kilimanjaro. Durham, England is close to the legendary North Sea. Kunshan, China is described as the Venice of China with its many canals. Kostroma, Russia sits on the banks of the famous Volga River. Toyama, Japan lies at the base of the towering Southern Japanese Alps, and Zhuzhou is in the Hunan Province, China, with its Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, featured in the mountain scenes in the movie Avatar.

This program is co-sponsored by Durham Library Foundation and Sister Cities of Durham and its City Committees. For more information, call Jenny Levine at 919-560-0268 or visit

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit

Contact: Matthew Clobridge
919-560-0128 or


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