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DCL Celebrates National Bookmobile Day

Help us celebrate National Bookmobile Day on Wednesday, April 13 at one of several events throughout the afternoon. You’ll get to hop aboard our brand new bookmobile, Destination Literacy, and learn how this valuable resource brings Durham County Library into the community. The bookmobile will be at the following DCL locations on the 13th. North […]

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Lunch at the Piccadilly

Overall, I enjoyed this book. I love Clyde Edgerton’s writing and humor. and have enjoyed his other books. Perhaps because of the subject matter — dealing with clients in a nursing home, and his own Aunt Lil’s aging, I was more than a little uncomfortable at times and did a little skimming during some sections, […]

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Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe

Bryson retraces the steps of a European journey he took in the early 1970s, visiting Scandinavia, Paris, Belgium, Germany, Amsterdam, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Yugoslavia, Sofia, and Istanbul. Bryson is snarkily humorous as usual, sometimes very tastelessly so, and sometimes with a very forced feel to his attempts at humor. Overall I enjoyed reading about […]

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