I know I am in good hands with Barbara Kingsolver. Although The Poisonwood Bible is still my favorite, this book did not disappoint. Millions of migrating monarch butterflies lose their way and end up wintering over on a Tennessee mountain. Dellarobia Turnbow, a disillusioned young farm wife, discovers them and soon scientists, tourists and the […]
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Durham County Library presents a conversation about the neuroscience of intoxicating drugs on Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the first floor auditorium at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. in Durham. This program is free and open to the public.
I completely enjoyed this mystery. All of the little story lines tie together nicely. Cormoran Strike is a likeable character because he is so completely flawed. I really liked Robin too. I immediately read the second book in this series and enjoyed it too. Catalog link
I absolutely LOVED this book!! Each character is completely special and I love all of the relationships. I love all the book references and I loved how nerdy everyone was. It’s definitely my favorite book of 2016 thus far. Catalog link
I really loved this book, the first 1 I’ve read by this author. I normally don’t choose short stories, which is what this format seemed like, though the main character was always the same. It was a sad, very emotional and passionate telling of romances and how to mess them up–simply put. I loved the […]
Durham County Library presents a showing of the documentary film Transgender Parents on Tuesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. in Durham. The event is free and open to the public.
Durham County Library is hosting Duke University’s FEMMES (Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering, and Science) Connect program presenting a screening of the film Big Dream on Saturday, October 15 at 3 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. in Durham. The event is free and open to the public. It is especially appropriate […]
Attention shoppers and bargain hunters! Prepare to renew your shelves with literary treats! The Friends of the Durham Library will host its annual Fall Book Sale October 7-9 at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St., Durham 27701.
Durham County Library presents Teen National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Sessions with Stuart Albright at East Regional Library (211 Lick Creek Lane) on Thursdays from October 6 through November 17 as well as Tuesday, November 22. All sessions are free, open to teens and run from 5 to 7 p.m.
Durham County Library presents Honoring Your Stories – A Writing Workshop with Allison Kirkland at Bragtown Library Family Literacy Center, 3200 Dearborn Drive. The workshop will meet on Wednesdays from October 5 through 26 and then again on Wednesday, November 2 and Friday, November 11. All workshops will be from 10 – 11:30 a.m. The […]