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Show Dog

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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Of Mice and Men

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 […]

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Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Final Environmental Impact Statement/Record of Decision Available

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 […]

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Problems with OverDrive App for iPhones and iPads

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 […]

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Tax Assistance at the Library

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 – […]

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