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.

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:

Feb. 7: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Mar. 7: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Apr. 4: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

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

Upcoming Reads:

Jan. 16 – The Cutting Season – Attica Locke
Feb. 20 – Dead Anyway – Chris Knopf
Mar. 20 – The Boy in the Suitcase – Lene Kaaberbol

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

Upcoming Reads:

Jan. 22 – Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City – Matthew Desmond
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.

Book Lover’s Circle

On Wednesday, February 7, we will discuss The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. 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 March discussion book, Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.

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

Rainbow Magic Book Club

6:30PM

Rainbow Magic Book Club

Children in grades K and up are welcome to join Miss Alex for a book discussion, fairy games and a craft.

Registration required. Limit 15. Please Register for each session. Registration for the next session opens after the previous session.

Pick up a copy of this month’s book at the front desk.

3/27, 4/24.

 

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!