This is a perfect nonfiction book for people who love dogs and dog shows! The author followed the development of a show dog, Jack, (a purebred Australian Shepherd) from family pet to competing at the Westminster Kennel Club Show. The author did lots of research on the history of the sport, and utilizes humor liberally […]
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One of the classics — a short book that I read in one night. Even though it’s short, I read it carefully to note the symbolism. The protagonists, George and Lennie, are drifters who join a work crew to pick grain. George is protective of Lennie who is mentally challenged. They have encounters with the […]
GoTriangle, with the Federal Transit Administration, has prepared a combined Final Environmental Impact Statement and Final Section 4(f) Determination/Record of Decision (FEIS/ROD) to evaluate the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project. Citizens may view the report at any Durham County Library location. A copy is held at each location’s information desk. While the document is […]
Durham County Library will host Art with the Experts: A Material Legacy at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 22, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.
Durham County Library will host Dr. Kenneth Janken at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 21, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host Sadiq Ali at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
Durham County Library will host a live blues concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 18, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library’s primary ebook vendor, OverDrive, recently updated their iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) app to fix some bugs and update the user interface. Unfortunately, some users have been reporting problems with the update that may include the app crashing or being unable to download ebooks. OverDrive is aware of the issues and is working on […]
Volunteers from VITA and AARP will be providing free assistance at select Durham County Library locations in filing federal and state income tax forms. Please bring photo ID, social security card(s) for all filers and dependents, and all tax documents such as W-2s and 1099s. (See complete list below.) Sessions run from February 1 – […]
Never hurt anyone to spend time in the company of Mr. Rubeus Hagrid, that’s certain. I won’t admit to living in a dungeon with mountain trolls—I did see the movies—but I had held off reading the books, probably because I resist jumping on anything that is ultra-popular. Yet I had also been told how thoroughly […]