Durham County Library will host a Scratch Day event to introduce young patrons to a programming language designed just for them. Created by Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, Scratch allows people to create interactive stories, games, animations, music and art. This hands-on event will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May […]
Durham County Library (all locations) will be closed on Wednesday, May 15 for Staff Development Day. The library will reopen Thursday, May 16, with regular hours.
Peeps, the marshmallow springtime treats, are no longer available in stores, but they are making their annual appearance at Durham County Library. In the third annual Durham County Library Peeps Show, staff members have created dioramas using sugar covered bunnies and chicks to highlight the programs, services, activities and materials available at the library.
Durham County Library will host North Carolina author Annette Dunlap as she shares her experiences growing up with a father who gambled and how she came to terms with his addiction. Dunlap will discuss the surprising information she encountered while researching her book. The public is invited to bring a lunch and join this presentation […]
Durham County Library will host the NC Department of Cultural Resources exhibit, Freedom, Sacrifice, and Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography from May 5-May 29, 2013. Dr. Freddie Parker, former chair of the North Carolina Central History Department and scholar of North Carolina history, will present a lecture on the Civil War in North Carolina for […]
Durham County Library will host recently retired Downtown Durham, Inc. president, Bill Kalkhof, as he leads a discussion and celebration of the organization’s 20th year. Kalkhof will be joined in an up-close and personal conversation by Andrew “Andy” Widmark, early downtown developer, and Michael Goodmon, Vice President of real estate for Capitol Broadcasting Company, which […]
The Civilian Conservation Corps, one of the most popular New Deal programs, put three million young men to work restoring America’s forests, parks and waterways. This spring marks the 80th anniversary of its creation.