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A Rule Against Murder

I’m trying to catch up on the Chief Inspector Gamache series, and this is number 4 in the series. I’ve been told that it’s essential to read them in order due to rich character development. It’s summertime in sunny Canada, which means it’s a sweltering 80 °F, and there’s murder afoot at a remote resort […]

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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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