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Where the Lake Becomes the River

This novel reminds me that good fiction tells deeper truths than non-fiction ever can. Betterton is a local author (Chapel Hill) who grew up in the Mississippi Delta, where her novel is set. Through the voice of character Parrish McCullough we follow the development of her family, meeting a wide range of characters — human […]

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2016 Spring Book Sale: April 15-17

Spring into savings with great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale, April 15-17 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham 27701. Over 50,000 books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs are categorized for easy shopping in the library’s auditorium and garage, and under tents set up […]

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Durham County Library Presents: Let’s Work Together To Stop Domestic and Sexual Violence

Durham County Library and Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) is proud to work with The Durham Chapter of The Links, Inc. to produce “Let’s Work Together To Stop Domestic and Sexual Violence”, Saturday, April 9, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., at the Durham County Public Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and […]

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Little Women

I’m so glad I finally read this book that I received as a gift in 1987. It’s one of the real classics, written in the mid 1800’s with language of the period that sometimes was a little difficult to interpret. I can’t say this book was one of my favorites, but possibly if I had […]

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