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December 2 Book Sale at Books Among Friends

Program: December 2 Book Sale at Books Among Friends
Date: Saturday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Half-Price Sale, 2 – 4 p.m.)
Location: Books Among Friends, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Suite 252, Durham, NC 27701

Durham, NC – The Friends of the Durham Library’s new location, Books Among Friends, is having a book sale Saturday, December 2. Books Among Friends is located inside Northgate, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Suite 252, Durham, NC 27701. If you enter Northgate through Sears, Books Among Friends is immediately on your right as you exit Sears into the mall.

Bring along your friends and neighbors and come ready to buy lots of books! Proceeds from the sale help fund materials, services, and programs at Durham County Library. Sale hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a half-price sale from 2 to 4 p.m.

If you’re not already a member of the Friends of the Durham Library, consider purchasing a membership at the book sale. Questions? Call 919-560-7159 or email [email protected]

The Friends of the Durham Library, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the goals of Durham County Library. Its mission is to raise and expend funds for materials, services, and programs not normally provided for in the library’s operating budget.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library

Durham County Library & Friends of the Durham Library Present Season’s Readings 2017

Durham, NC – Durham County Library and Friends of the Durham Library are proud to present the launch of the 2017 edition of Season’s Readings, an award-winning publication in which library staff and others in the library family share their favorites from the Durham County Library collection. Season’s Readings is provided entirely online and can be found at durhamcountylibrary.org/seasonsreadings.

In this latest edition, browse through nearly 100 new reviews in all genres of literature and read recommendations about audiobooks, movies, and music. Read even further by exploring the site to peruse reviews from the 2015 and 2016 issues of Season’s Readings.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational, and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

The Friends of the Durham Library, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the goals of Durham County Library. Its mission is to raise and expend funds for materials, services, and programs not normally provided for in the library’s operating budget.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library

Durham County Library Presents Grammartopia!

Program: Grammartopia!
Date: Sunday, November 19
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave., Durham, NC 27713
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents Grammartopia! on Sunday, November 19 at 3 p.m. at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave., Durham, NC 27713. This event is free and open to the public.

When we think about grammar, we often think of the dry instruction we received in school or the intimidating jargon we never quite learned. But strong grammar is essential to powerful communication, whether personal or professional. “Grammartopia” is a game-show style panel in the vein of “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me,” where three panelists battle it out over their language-use savvy in this entertaining and educational program. Audience prizes will be awarded as well.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0268 or visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library

Durham County Library Presents Jason Moon: 7 Things You Never Say to a Veteran

Program: Jason Moon: 7 Things You Never Say to a Veteran
Date: Sunday, November 19
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: North Regional Library, 221 Milton Rd., Durham, NC 27712
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents Jason Moon: 7 Things You Never Say to a Veteran, on Sunday, November 19 at 3 p.m. at North Regional Library, 221 Milton Rd., Durham, NC 27712. This event is free and open to the public.

Jason Moon is an Iraq War veteran, a singer/songwriter, and an advocate for veteran’s issues. He runs a non-profit, Warrior Songs, which helps military veterans turn their experiences into stories and their stories into songs. A Q&A session will follow the 75-minute program.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0261 or visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library

Durham County Library Presents Succulents 101

Program: Succulents 101
Date: Thursday, November 16
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: North Regional Library, 221 Milton Rd., Durham, NC 27712
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents Succulents 101 on Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 221 Milton Rd., Durham, NC 27712. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Succulent fans, rejoice! Join local expert Megan George, owner of The Zen Succulent in downtown Durham, for an introduction to caring for succulent plants, a terrarium demonstration, and a signing of her recent book, Modern Terrarium Studio: Design + Build Custom Landscapes with Succulents, Air Plants, + More. A door prize will be awarded at this event.

For more information about this program, call 919-560-0236 or visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library

Durham County Library Presents Green Burial

Program: Green Burial
Date: Tuesday, November 14
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: North Regional Library, 221 Milton Rd., Durham, NC 27712
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents Green Burial, on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 221 Milton Rd., Durham, NC 27712. This event is free and open to the public.

Join Anne Weston, founder of Green Burial Project, to hear about alternatives to conventional burial. She will present information regarding North Carolina laws, local resources, costs, as well as the three tenets of green burial. A Q&A will follow the presentation.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0231 or visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library

Three-Day Book Sale at Books Among Friends November 10-12

Program: Three-Day Book Sale at Books Among Friends
Date: Friday, Nov. 10, 4 – 7 p.m. (Members only – memberships for sale at the door)
          Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
          Sunday, Nov. 12, 1 – 4 p.m. ($10 bag sale)
Location: Books Among Friends, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Suite 252, Durham, NC 27701

Durham, NC – The Friends of the Durham Library’s new location, Books Among Friends, is having a three-day book sale Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 10-12. Books Among Friends is located inside Northgate, 1058 W. Club Blvd, Suite 252, Durham, NC 27701. If you enter Northgate through Sears, Books Among Friends is immediately on your right as you exit Sears into the mall.

Bring along your friends and neighbors and come ready to buy lots of books. Proceeds from the sale help fund materials, services, and programs at Durham County Library. Sale hours are:

Friday, Nov. 10, 4 – 7 p.m. (Members only – memberships for sale at the door)
Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 12, 1 – 4 p.m. ($10 bag sale)

If you’re not already a member, consider purchasing a Friends membership at the door on Friday evening to attend the first day of the sale, or plan to come that Saturday or Sunday when the sale is open to the public. Questions? Call 919-560-7159 or email [email protected]

The Friends of the Durham Library, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the goals of Durham County Library. Its mission is to raise and expend funds for materials, services and programs not normally provided for in the library’s operating budget.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library

Durham County Library Presents Your Life is a Work of Art: A Poetry Writing Workshop

Program: Your Life is a Work of Art: A Poetry Writing Workshop
Date: Mondays, Nov. 6 – Dec. 11
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Bragtown Family Literacy Center, 3200 Dearborn Dr., Durham, NC 27704
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents Your Life is a Work of Art: A Poetry Writing Workshop on Mondays, Nov. 6 through Dec. 11 at 11:30 a.m. at Bragtown Family Literacy Center, 3200 Dearborn Dr., Durham, NC 27704. This event is free and open to the public. Registration required.

If you could write poetry about your life, what would it sound like? What form would it take? Celebrate the poetic form, draw from your unique life experienced, and turn your own life into poetry. Connect with a writing community in a supportive but challenging workshop setting. This class, led by Allison Kirkland, is for anyone who writes or wants to write poetry. Please bring a bound journal, spiral notebook, computer, or iPad for in-class exercises.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0210 or visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library

Durham County Library Presents In the Wings: Dot

Program: In the Wings: Dot
Date: Monday, November 6
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd., Durham, NC 27707
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents In the Wings: Dot on Monday, November 6 at 7 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd., Durham, NC 27707. This event is free and open to the public.

Come join the discussion with members of the current production! This touching and funny play examines the fragility of the mind and shifting family dynamics in the heart of a West Philly neighborhood. Dotty, the family matriarch, must fight to maintain a grasp on her fading memory as siblings collide in a riotous and raw familial brawl, where losing your mind and losing your sanity are two different things.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0268 or visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library

Durham County Library Presents Reader’s Party

Program: Reader’s Party
Date: Sunday, November 5
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 27701
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents Reader’s Party on Sunday, November 5 at 2 p.m. at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 27701. This event is free and open to the public.

Come out and be heard! Celebrate reading! Think you or someone you know is a good reader? Audible? Distinct? Expressive? Entertaining? Celebrate your reading skills with poetry, prose, monologues, shorts stories and original works. Read from material we provide or bring your own. Come early to sign up to read at the open mic. It’s a party! Refreshments provided. Presented by the Triangle Readers Theatre Ensemble for adults and children.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0268 or visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or [email protected]

Source: Durham County Library
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