This is my favorite book of the Raj Quartet (book 3 in the series) so far I think. It must be because I so enjoyed the character focused on in this book, Barbara Batchelor. Even though she’s rather stilted and a true worry wart, I enjoyed reading about her life though was saddened how some […]
Engaging tale of life in Durham interspersed with little-known historical facts. Focus on the African-American experience past and present. A definite must-read! Catalog link
Durham County Library is pleased to announce our first annual Winter Reading Program. It’s free, fun and runs from December 1 through April 1. Pick up a reading log at any Durham County Library location, keep track of your reading and earn a chance to win prizes. Back by popular demand, Durham County Library is […]
Durham County Library presents Bullish on Durham: The History of Your Old House at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 19 in the first floor computer lab of Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. in downtown Durham. Learn from local historian and historic preservationist Tom Miller. This event is free and open to the public. Registration […]
Durham County Library is hosting the Center for Documentary Studies’ presentation of East Durham Stories on Thursday, November 17 at 7 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. in downtown Durham. This event is free and open to the public.
Durham County Library announced today that Lynn Richardson, recently retired head of the North Carolina Collection, has been named to The Order of the Long Leaf Pine Society. This award, which is among the most prestigious presented by the governor of North Carolina, is presented to individuals who have a proven record of extraordinary service […]
I picked up this book at the Holocaust Museum bookstore several years ago. It is the memoir of a Dutch resistance worker who is sometimes called “the other Corrie ten Boom.” In fact, Diet was imprisoned at the Scheveningen and Vught camps with Corrie and Betsy ten Boom. The ten Boom sisters were later transferred […]
Durham County Library presents Sister Cities: Global Trends Affecting Families on Sunday, November 13 at 3 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street in downtown Durham. This program is free and open to the public.
Durham County Library presents Fall Into Romance, a two day festival celebrating romance novels. The kick-off party is at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 4 at Black Twig Cider House, 2812 Erwin Road in Durham. On Saturday, November 5 the festival moves to Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road in Durham, from 10 a.m. to […]
Durham County Library presents a screening of the documentary film Being Mortal at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10 at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. in downtown Durham. This event is free and open to the public.