Durham County Library is bringing Shannon Healy, owner of Alley Twenty Six and three-time winner of the Indy’s Best Bartender award, to Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St., on Tuesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. to teach people how to liven up a home bar with syrups, bitters, shrubs and liquors. No alcohol will be […]
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Durham County Library will host In the Wings: Playmakers on 1967 on Monday, September 12 at 7 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. This event is free and open to the public.
Durham County Library will host a Reader’s Party for children and adults on Sunday, September 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host Piedmont Laureate Katy Munger on Saturday, September 10 at 3 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. This event is free and open to the public.
We hope everyone had as much fun with this year’s Summer Reading as we did! Even though Summer Reading 2016 is in the books, we are already talking about how we can make it bigger and better in 2017. But, we need your help! Please take a moment to complete our annual Summer Reading Survey […]
Over the past year, hoopla has become a popular way for Durham County Library patrons to stream and download popular audiobooks, music, movies and tv shows on-demand, with no holds and no late fees. We are excited to announce that our hoopla offerings have been expanded to include comics, ebooks and a new Kids Mode. hoopla […]
Durham County Library presents Back to Books: Main Library Open House on Thursday, September 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. This event is free and open to children, teens and families.
This is the first Ernest Hemingway book I’ve ever read, but it was probably not a good first choice. I enjoyed his writing style, but the topic of just endless partying by obviously wealthy people wasn’t the best introduction to Mr. Hemingway. I did like the characters and enjoyed the descriptions of the travels, and […]
Durham County Library will host a panel discussion, Bullish on Durham: Neighborhood Panel, on Tuesday, August 30 at 7 p.m. at Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville Rd. This event is free and open to the public.
This book reads like a blend of novel, memoir and short story collection. Each chapter stands alone and features a different soldier in an Army platoon in Vietnam. As the wife of a Vietnam veteran, I look for books that will help me understand my husband’s experience in that controversial war. He doesn’t have words […]