Book Clubs & Exhibits

In addition to the main Durham Reads Together programs, DCL book clubs will participate in Durham Reads Together by reading and discussing March: Book One. Main Library is also hosting related exhibits and displays.

Book Clubs

DCL Adult Book Clubs Reading March: Book One

East Regional Library, 40 and Over Book Club
211 Lick Creek Ln., Durham
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.

South Regional Library, Nonfiction Book Club
4505 S. Alston Rd., Durham
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.

DCL Teen Book Clubs Reading March: Book One

South Regional Library, Teen Book Club
4505 S. Alston Rd., Durham
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2 p.m.

East Regional Library, Teen Book Club
211 Lick Creek Ln., Durham
Monday, Oct. 13, 4:30 p.m.

North Regional Library, Chapter Chat Teen Book Club
221 Milton Rd., Durham
Saturday, Oct. 25, 1 p.m.


Throughout October, Main Library will showcase three Civil Rights displays and exhibits.

Auditorium and 1st Floor: Durham’s Civil Rights Banners

2nd and 3rd Floor: Oh Freedom Over Me: An Exhibit from the Center for Documentary Studies
The Southern Documentary Project (SDP) was begun by Matt Herron in the summer of 1964 to document the Civil Rights Movement. SDP members recorded the rapid social change taking place in Mississippi and other parts of the South as Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) brought non-southern college students to work on voter registration and education. The Freedom Summer campaign of 1964 targeted Mississippi where black voter registration was the lowest in the country. Freedom Summer was about ordinary people standing up, speaking out against injustice, and risking everything to participate in their own governance.

3rd Floor Display Case: Durham Civil Rights History

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