Durham Public Schools will debut its summer reading program #WeAreReaders on Wednesday, July 19, at 4 p.m. with a book talk on Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir, led by DPS 6-12 Science Specialist Dr. Emma Refvem. A live book reading of the book Red will follow. The talks and readings will take place on […]

Gather your literature-loving family and friends and let’s make plans for some summer reading fun! Wake County Public Libraries’ Summer @ the Library kicks off Monday, June 12, and runs through Aug. 12. This year’s theme is “All Together Now,” which celebrates the community and connections fostered at local libraries. “Our libraries bring people together every day, […]

Summertime is here, which means Chapel Hill Public Library’s beloved summer reading program and events series, Summer Blast, is back and better than ever. Summer Blast has something in store for all ages—including outdoor concerts, family movie screenings, educational events, and of course, the popular summer reading program with free books and prizes. The program […]

Dive into great books and unique experiences with Wake County Public Libraries! This year’s Summer @ the Library theme is “Oceans of Possibilities,” and the program is overflowing with activities for the whole family. Summer @ the Library kicks off Monday, June 13, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 13. Readers of all ages are welcome to jump […]

Welcome to Durham County Library’s 2020 Summer of Learning! Join us this summer for activities, prizes, and of course reading. Anyone is welcome to participate – we have programs available for kids (ages 0-11), teens (ages 12-17), and adults (ages 18+). In this year’s program, you can earn points by reading (1 minute read = […]

Wake County Public Libraries’ popular Summer Reading Program might look a little different in 2020, but it promises the same mix of entertainment and education that participants have come to expect and enjoy. Summer @ the (Virtual) Library kicks off Sunday, June 14, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 15. “We know that COVID-19 has impacted […]

Good looking out, Chic-fil-A! The location at North Hills Mall is handing out summer reading bookmarks, according to WRAL. Kids read three books on the list, fill out the bookmark and bring it back to the store for a free peach milkshake!       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

Plus, an 11-year-old starts a book club for young Black boys in St. Louis and a Hawaii and Maryland judge strikes down recent Muslim travel ban.

Join the Durham Business & Professional Chain, February 23, 6pm til 8:30pm, at Stanford Warren Library, 1201 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC. for its 2017 Writer’s Roundtable celebrating Black history Month. Noted author and publisher Zelda Lockhart of Levinson Press is the featured writer, and will discuss her publishing company, and the books she has authored […]

Michelle Obama launched a project that will allow students and educators around the nation to access scores of e-books.


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A Barber took part in Dubuque's Back to School Bash in Comiskey Park on Saturday to give free haircuts to children who read books to him