Event Calendar

Nov
16
Fri
Cupcake Wars: Fantastic Beasts
Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Celebrate the release of the second Fantastic Beasts movie by decorating some themed cupcakes!  All supplies will be provided.

For all ages.  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.  Space is limited to 20.  Please register.

Nov
19
Mon
Nonfiction Book Discussion
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The November discussion book will be Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas J. Preston.

Copies of the book are available at the checkout desk. All are welcome!

Nov
20
Tue
Mystery Book Discussion
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Dry by Jane Harper will be discussed. Copies of the book are available at the library. All are welcome!

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

Nov
26
Mon
Writers’ Group
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Meet other writers and learn from each other in a supportive environment. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their current writing projects to share and receive constructive feedback.

For writers ages 17 and up. Drop in.

Nov
29
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The Durham Public Library hosts a movie matinee every Thursday at 1:30pm. This film series is free and open to the public. Please note that for movies rated R, only individuals age 18 & over are permitted to attend. Viewer discretion is advised.

Oct 18       Ocean’s 8, starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, PG-13

 Oct 25      The Leisure Seeker, starring Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, R        

Nov 1        Skyscraper, starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, PG-13       

Nov 8         Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Julie Walters, PG-13       

Nov 15     The Avengers: Infinity War, starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson,  PG-13

Nov 22     THANKSGIVING—NO MOVIE

Nov 29     The Rider, starring Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, R

Dec 6         Crazy Rich Asians, starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, PG-13

Dec 13     Mission Impossible: Fallout, starring Tom Cruise, PG-13

Dec 20     Christopher Robin, starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, PG

Dec 27     In My Dreams, starring Katharine McPhee, Mike Vogel, JoBeth Williams, NR                                                                                        

Dec
5
Wed
Bubble Jewelry Workshop
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

During this workshop, we will work on three different kinds of “bubble” jewelry pendents using pictures, alcohol ink on tin foil, and melted crayons.

For adults and teens.  Space is limited to 10.  Registration begins November 21.

Dec
6
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Dec 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The Durham Public Library hosts a movie matinee every Thursday at 1:30pm. This film series is free and open to the public. Please note that for movies rated R, only individuals age 18 & over are permitted to attend. Viewer discretion is advised.

Oct 18       Ocean’s 8, starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, PG-13

 Oct 25      The Leisure Seeker, starring Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, R        

Nov 1        Skyscraper, starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, PG-13       

Nov 8         Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Julie Walters, PG-13       

Nov 15     The Avengers: Infinity War, starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson,  PG-13

Nov 22     THANKSGIVING—NO MOVIE

Nov 29     The Rider, starring Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, R

Dec 6         Crazy Rich Asians, starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, PG-13

Dec 13     Mission Impossible: Fallout, starring Tom Cruise, PG-13

Dec 20     Christopher Robin, starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, PG

Dec 27     In My Dreams, starring Katharine McPhee, Mike Vogel, JoBeth Williams, NR                                                                                        

French Conversation Group
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

All levels of French speakers: Expand your speaking skills by practicing the language in a welcoming atmosphere. Facilitated by native French speaker Simone Howe. Meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month. Drop in.

Light refreshments will be served.

 

Dec
10
Mon
Stand Out in the College Admissions Process
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The reality is, colleges across the nation are becoming more competitive year by year. Whether you’re applying this cycle or planning ahead, it’s time to strategize your application profile! Join our presentation and learn insider tips to help get you started.

During this presentation, we will cover:

  • How admissions offices process and evaluate applications
  • What top schools are looking for in applicants
  • The four critical factors in standing out
  • Real students case studies

Join Heather McCutchen, a Former Admissions Reader from Dartmouth College, for our presentation at the Durham Library on Monday 12/10 at 6:30 PM!  Please register.

 

Dec
13
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Dec 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The Durham Public Library hosts a movie matinee every Thursday at 1:30pm. This film series is free and open to the public. Please note that for movies rated R, only individuals age 18 & over are permitted to attend. Viewer discretion is advised.

Oct 18       Ocean’s 8, starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, PG-13

 Oct 25      The Leisure Seeker, starring Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, R        

Nov 1        Skyscraper, starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, PG-13       

Nov 8         Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Julie Walters, PG-13       

Nov 15     The Avengers: Infinity War, starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson,  PG-13

Nov 22     THANKSGIVING—NO MOVIE

Nov 29     The Rider, starring Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, R

Dec 6         Crazy Rich Asians, starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, PG-13

Dec 13     Mission Impossible: Fallout, starring Tom Cruise, PG-13

Dec 20     Christopher Robin, starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, PG

Dec 27     In My Dreams, starring Katharine McPhee, Mike Vogel, JoBeth Williams, NR