My favorite author recommended this book highly, but I couldn’t get into it. I prefer very traditional storytelling structure (especially something fairy-tale like, as in Neil Gaiman’s Stardust) but this was experimental–narrated out of sequence, with omissions and digressions and flashbacks. I could never get a good sense of what was going on, or who […]
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An enjoyable tale of space travel and civilizations, struggle for resources, and machine intelligence. Not a great sci fi novel, but a good read. Not in catalog
This is a public service announcement! Please read this before starting [book:Blackout|6506307]. This book is not actually book one in a duology, it’s the first half of a single book that was published in two volumes. Have [book:All Clear|7519231] on hand before you start this. No, really, have both before you start. Blackout doesn’t wrap […]
Join us at Main Library on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for the Grand Opening of the MakerLab @ Main. Introductory comments and speakers will be at 10 a.m. followed by an Open House. Enjoy robotics, 3D printer demonstrations, a take-home craft — make a light-up card for Father’s Day or […]
Durham County Library will host radio personality and music historian, Howard Burchette, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7 at Stanford L. Warren Branch Library (1201 Fayetteville Rd.) to discuss Maurice White, Earth, Wind & Fire: The Soundtrack of a Generation.
Durham County Library will host Dr. Kennetta Perry, author and Assistant Professor in the Department of History at East Carolina University, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
Durham County Library will celebrate the Grand Opening of the MakerLab @ Main on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will celebrate the start of Summer Reading 2016 with the Kickoff on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd. This fun-filled celebration is free and open to the public and will include everything from live performances on the Center Stage to face painting […]
We want to hear from you! From May 13 to June 10, Durham County Library will be running a survey to understand how patrons benefit from the library’s technology offerings. This will help us provide resources and services that are valuable to the Durham community. The survey is anonymous and does not collect any personally […]
He’s baaaack. In what’s becoming a popular annual tradition, Craig LeHouiller, better known as the NCTomatoMan, will be giving away vegetable plants that are ready for planting in your garden. So, set your alarms to get to Main Library at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21. Craig will be in the parking lot with his […]