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2016 DCL Technology Services Survey

We want to hear from you! From May 13 to June 10, Durham County Library will be running a survey to understand how patrons benefit from the library’s technology offerings. This will help us provide resources and services that are valuable to the Durham community. The survey is anonymous and does not collect any personally […]

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Plant-a-Palooza is Back With the NCTomatoMan

He’s baaaack. In what’s becoming a popular annual tradition, Craig LeHouiller, better known as the NCTomatoMan, will be giving away vegetable plants that are ready for planting in your garden. So, set your alarms to get to Main Library at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21. Craig will be in the parking lot with his […]

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Cracker

Large print and detailed descriptions made this book a true pleasure to read! My teen daughter read it when I first brought it home and we enjoyed many of the same parts. The ending, in particular, was very satisfying. Recommended for anyone who has every wanted, loved, or owned a dog. It provides a slightly […]

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Field of Thirteen

A collection of short stories by this compelling author adds depth and nuance to his larger body of work. The variety of characters and events is standard Francis, and I was pleased to find a female main character in one. One small reservation keeps this from being among his best works: I wish the author […]

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Casting The Net

Casting The Net is the second book of The Dunbridge Chronicles. (Book 1; Fisher of Men is available at the library). Shy but earnest Neil Fisher has settled in for his second year as curate of St. Stephen’s, in the small town of Dunbridge. This year promises to be no quieter than the first. There […]

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A Nest for Celeste

Artists and nature-lovers may particularly enjoy this charming tale inspired by the work of Audubon. The world viewed from the perspective of a mouse provides suspense, hope, and appreciation for the miniature world. This fun book, which might well be served as a read-aloud at bedtime, has short chapters (which makes it easier to stop […]

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Doomsday Book

Kivrin, a history student at Oxford in 2048, travels back in time to a 14th-century English village, despite a host of misgivings on the part of her unofficial tutor. When the technician responsible for the procedure falls prey to a 21st-century epidemic, he accidentally sends Kivrin back not to 1320 but to 1348–right into the […]

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