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Alice in Wonderland

I really wanted to love this book. I started it once when I was very young and the illustrations and visual language caught my imagination. Perhaps I really should have finished it then and not tried to catch up with it later in life. As an adult and grandmother, I was caught by Alice’s willingness […]

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Thief of Glory

I enjoy reading WWII fiction but realized most of the of the books I read were set in Europe, so I looked for some set in the Pacific theatre. Thief of Glory is about Dutch and American citizens interned in a Japanese prison camp in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). Ten-year-old Jeremiah Prins’ father […]

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DCL Launches Miss Humblebee’s Academy for Online Preschool Learning

Durham County Library is excited to announce the launch of Miss Humblebee’s Academy, an educational program that assists Durham’s youngest learners in building foundational literacy skills. DCL card holders can access the fun and interactive learning program through the DCL website. Designed for children ages 3 to 6 and employing friendly cartoon characters to guide […]

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DCL Holds Bike Rodeos to Celebrate Bike Month

Durham County Library will celebrate National Bike Month by hosting four Bike Rodeos at DCL locations. The events, listed below, will promote biking and bike safety, and they will feature fun activities for the whole family. To participate in a Bike Rodeo, all riders must wear helmets. You can bring your own or be measured […]

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