Durham County Library will host The United States, North Carolina and the Triple Whammy of Geographic Disadvantage at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 2, at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St.
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Durham County Library will host It’s A Reader’s Party! at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
This book was such a great read! I laughed and cried! If you knew a child with cancer (weather they survived or not), this book will make you tear up. So moving. I recommend it to any girl who’s ever gone through life/relationship changes. That is, anyone 13-99+ 🙂 Find in catalog
Of all the Narnia books I have read so far, this was my least favorite. I felt as though it moved at a much slower pace than the others before it. However, I loved the transformation of the character of Eustace and the adventure of Edmund and Lucy. Find in Catalog
This book reminded me of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe–almost rivaling it as my favorite of the Narnia series. It features Eustace and Jill in the land of Narnia. It has all the wonderful features of Narnia and includes more scenes with Aslan than other books in the series, which is something that […]
Is it even possible not to like this poetry anthology? It makes me laugh and think and wish I were young again. It’s a quick read for an adult, but I like to read a few of the short poems before going to sleep in order to end the day on a high note. It’s […]
This book landed on my TBR list because somewhere on a blog I saw the author quoted as saying this was a paranormal romance that even people who didn’t like paranormal romance would enjoy. Having finally read it, I can agree. I’ve never found the usual themes or settings of paranormal romance compelling, but this […]
The last book I reviewed for this Challenge reminded me that good fiction communicates truth better than any non-fiction. Heinlein’s classic sci fi novel Stranger in a Strange Land let me know that good fiction (sci fi or otherwise) allows us to grok the world better than any non-fiction. This tale of a human born […]
I read this book fairly soon after reading “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah, so I was a little burnt out on WWII at the time. It took me MANY tries to get into “All The Light…” I ended up listening to the first half on audio book, but then that loan expired, and I had […]
Durham County Library is excited to be an exhibitor at the 2016 Burlington Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Holly Hill Mall and Business Center (309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington, NC 27215). We will have our Watercolor Bot set up and ready to paint anything you […]