Event Calendar

Aug
22
Wed
Blacklettering Calligraphy
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Come learn blackletter calligraphy which is also known as the Gothic style! It is a classic, dramatic, lettering style and a great way to introduce yourself to the broad edge nib. Calligrapher, Debby Reelitz, will guide you through the basics and provide you with writing tools and paper to create your own dramatic Gothic letters.

Space is limited to 12. For adults and teens!  Please register.

Aug
23
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Aug 23 @ 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.

July 19      Black Panther, starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, PG-13

July 26     12 Strong, starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, PG-13

Aug 2         I Can Only Imagine, starring J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Dennis Quaid, Trace Adkins, PG

Aug 9        Chappaquiddick, starring Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, Bruce Dern, PG-13

Aug 16      Finding Your Feet, starring Timothy Spall, Joanne Lumley, Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, David Hayman, PG-13

Aug 23      The Post, starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, PG-13

Aug 30      The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, PG

Sept 6       Murder on the Orient Express, starring Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, PG-13

Sept 13     Viceroy’s House, starring Hugh Bonneville Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, NR

Sept 20     Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, R

Sept 27     DURHAM FAIR — NO MOVIE

Aug
27
Mon
Writers’ Group
Aug 27 @ 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.

Aug
30
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Aug 30 @ 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.

July 19      Black Panther, starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, PG-13

July 26     12 Strong, starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, PG-13

Aug 2         I Can Only Imagine, starring J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Dennis Quaid, Trace Adkins, PG

Aug 9        Chappaquiddick, starring Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, Bruce Dern, PG-13

Aug 16      Finding Your Feet, starring Timothy Spall, Joanne Lumley, Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, David Hayman, PG-13

Aug 23      The Post, starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, PG-13

Aug 30      The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, PG

Sept 6       Murder on the Orient Express, starring Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, PG-13

Sept 13     Viceroy’s House, starring Hugh Bonneville Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, NR

Sept 20     Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, R

Sept 27     DURHAM FAIR — NO MOVIE

Sep
5
Wed
Book Lovers Circle
Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

On Wednesday, June 6, we will discuss The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly. 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.

Sep
6
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Sep 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.

July 19      Black Panther, starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, PG-13

July 26     12 Strong, starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, PG-13

Aug 2         I Can Only Imagine, starring J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Dennis Quaid, Trace Adkins, PG

Aug 9        Chappaquiddick, starring Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, Bruce Dern, PG-13

Aug 16      Finding Your Feet, starring Timothy Spall, Joanne Lumley, Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, David Hayman, PG-13

Aug 23      The Post, starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, PG-13

Aug 30      The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, PG

Sept 6       Murder on the Orient Express, starring Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, PG-13

Sept 13     Viceroy’s House, starring Hugh Bonneville Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, NR

Sept 20     Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, R

Sept 27     DURHAM FAIR — NO MOVIE

French Conversation Group
Sep 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.

 

Sep
10
Mon
Nonfiction Book Discussion
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The September discussion book will be Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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

Sep
12
Wed
Bubble Jewelry Workshop
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Make three different kinds of “bubble” pendents for jewelry in this workshop: pictures in pendents, alcohol ink on tin foil, and melted crayons.

Open for adults and teens.  Space is limited to 10.  Registration begins August 29.

Sep
13
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Sep 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.

July 19      Black Panther, starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, PG-13

July 26     12 Strong, starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, PG-13

Aug 2         I Can Only Imagine, starring J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Dennis Quaid, Trace Adkins, PG

Aug 9        Chappaquiddick, starring Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, Bruce Dern, PG-13

Aug 16      Finding Your Feet, starring Timothy Spall, Joanne Lumley, Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, David Hayman, PG-13

Aug 23      The Post, starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, PG-13

Aug 30      The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, PG

Sept 6       Murder on the Orient Express, starring Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, PG-13

Sept 13     Viceroy’s House, starring Hugh Bonneville Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, NR

Sept 20     Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, R

Sept 27     DURHAM FAIR — NO MOVIE