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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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 […]
Durham County Library will host From Trinity to Trinity: Book Discussion with Eiko Otake at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
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 […]
Durham County Library will host the annual Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros (Day of the Children/Day of the Books) Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. A range of events are planned at Main Library, East Regional, North Regional, South Regional and Stanford L. Warren Branch, including crafts, storytimes, […]
Durham County Library will host the annual Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros (Day of the Children/Day of the Books) Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. A range of events are planned at five library locations, including crafts, storytimes, musical performances, visits with community organizations and more.
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 […]
Durham County Library is doubling the monthly Dungeons & Dragons offerings, expanding the program to include a Tuesday evening event every month. The next evening offering of adventure takes place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host The United States, North Carolina and the Triple Whammy of Geographic Disadvantage at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 2, at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St.
Durham County Library will host It’s A Reader’s Party! at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.