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Durham County Library Presents Beat Generation Writers

Program: Beat Generation Writers
Date: Saturday, July 22
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd, Durham, NC 27707
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents Beat Generation Writers on Saturday, July 22 at 3 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd, Durham, NC 27707. This program is free and open to the public.

The Washington Street Writing Group celebrates its 25th anniversary with an afternoon of poetry and discussion, focused on the Beats and other poets from the post-WWII to mid-1960s era. The Beats stood for openness, activism, and experimentation in writing, sometimes combining poetry with jazz.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 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: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or


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