Book Lover’s Circle

On Wednesday, June 6, we will discuss Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami. The discussion will be held at 7:30  in the Activity Room of the Library. All are welcome.

Copies of the book are available at the check-out desk.

And pick up a copy of our July discussion book, We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas

Book Groups for Every Reader!

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Join one of our book groups for a lively discussion! The Durham Public Library hosts several book groups that discuss general fiction, mysteries, and nonfiction books. Drop in when you can or come every month, it is up to you!

Book Lovers’ Circle:  Meets at the library the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

Upcoming Reads:

May 2: The Nix – Nathan Hill
Jun. 6: Men Without Women – Haruki Murakami

Mystery Book Discussion:  Meets at the library the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

Upcoming Reads:

Apr. 17 – The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie King
May 15 – The Life We Bury by Allen Askens

Nonfiction Book Discussion: Meets quarterly on Monday evenings at 7:30 pm.

Upcoming Reads:

Apr. 23 – Notes from a Small Island – Bill Bryson

Discussion books are available at the circulation desk approximately one month before the book discussion date.

Monday, January 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Join us for a lively discussion of Pulitzer Prize winner Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Upcoming Reads:
Apr. 23 – Notes from a Small Island – Bill Bryson

Discussion books are available at the circulation desk approximately one month before the book discussion date.

Author Visit! Brendan Wenzel

Monday 11/14/16 starting at 5pm

Author and Illustrator of the critically acclaimed book They All Saw A Cat Brendan Wenzel returns to his home town for a one night only picture book reading & author talk!

5-5:30pm : Picture book reading & children’s art project. 

5:30-6pm: Book signing. Books will be made available to purchase at a reduced cost.

6:15-7pm: Author talk exploring perception & the creative process. This portion of our event is aimed at an adult audience, if you have children Miss Alex will be running a playgroup for all ages at the same time to keep everyone entertained!

 

Registration strongly encouraged!

To register call (860) 349-9544 ext. 1 or visit the front desk.

OR Click Here to register online.brendan-wenzel

Hedda Kopf to Lead Book Discussion

Hedda Kopf,  engaging leader of book discussions, returns to the Durham Public Library for two evenings of stimulating conversation.

On Wednesday, May 4, Professor Kopf will discuss, Anthony Marra’s A Constellation of Vital Phenomena. This program will be held at 7:30  in the Activity Room of the library.

Thanks to PALS (Public Association of Library Supporters) the programs are free and all are welcome!