Three Durham County Library locations will act as early voting sites for the March 15, 2016 Partisan Primary elections. East, North and South Regional Libraries will be open for early voting from Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 12. A full list of all Durham County early voting sites and the schedule is posted below. […]
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Durham County Library will host Writing Your Memoir on Friday, March 11, at the Bragtown Library Family Literacy Center, 3200 Dearborn Dr.
Durham County Library will host author Nazeeh Abdul-Hakeem at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
You may have seen Durham County Library’s shiny new bookmobile, named Destination Literacy, around Durham County. With over 60 stops each month, it will become as familiar on the roads of Durham as our famous food trucks. The new bookmobile holds 3,000 books, but patrons have access to the entire library collection through requests. It […]
Durham County Library will host author Judy Hogan at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
This book is really good for reminding you to be true to yourself. Don’t worry so much about what others think about the parts of yourself that make you different. Persephone reminds us that what makes us different makes us beautiful, and those who truly love us will love us despite our differences. Find in […]
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 […]
Even though I don’t have a particular interest in chemistry, this was a very enjoyable read. The author relives his childhood passion for chemistry which he learns about from his uncles and through explorations in his own laboratory. Throughout the book, the reader also catches glimpses of life in England around the time of World […]
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 […]
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 […]