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Canceled

Pardon My Youth Book Club

You're never too old to read YA!

A book club for older teens (16+) and adults who enjoy reading Young Adult Fiction. Each month we will read a different book and then meet to discuss it. Meetings are typically the fourth Wednesday of each month (with a few exceptions) at 7 pm at the Starbucks located at 4834 NC Hwy 55 in Durham. A limited number of copies of the books are available for check out at the information desk of the South Regional Library and we also have digital copies of many of the titles. 

September 25th- Canceled. 

October 23th- We will discuss two books: Descendant of the Crane by Joan He and Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride

No meeting in November

December 18th - TBD

AGE GROUP: | Senior Citizen | High School | Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Club |

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South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Phone: 919-560-7410
Location Manager:
Che Anderson

Hours
We're closed Wednesday October 23
Mon, Oct 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 16 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Oct 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 18 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 19 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 20 2:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

South Regional Library opened in 2010 to replace the Parkwood Branch of the Durham County Library. This 27,300 sq ft building offers meeting space, public computers, free WiFi, and access to printing and fax services.

Upcoming events

Wed, Oct 16, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Wed, Oct 16, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Wed, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Stories and Songs with Ms Allie for babies 0-24 months and their grown-ups.

Wed, Oct 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
Drop In DIY: Halloween Dimensional Paper Art Ages 18+ Free All Materials Provided
Registration is now closed

Rescheduled
Wed, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Tuesday, October 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The children will use their imagination and take paper- towel rolls and create a beautiful world of circles creative painting of your their own.

Thu, Oct 17, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Thu, Oct 17, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Canceled
Thu, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Come and have fun with Mr. Joel. Experience music, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, movement and dance. All ages 0-6 are welcome.

Thu, Oct 17, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Come take a virtual trip on an imaginary ship!

Thu, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Sign up for a 30 minute one on one Tech Help Session.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
South - Adult Services Space
Read a different novel each month. Titles to be selected by the group.

Canceled
Thu, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Terrifying trivia!

Thu, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Sign up for a 30 minute one on one Tech Help Session.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 17, 7:30pm - 8:00pm
South - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Sign up for a 30 minute one on one Tech Help Session.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 18, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Fri, Oct 18, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Fri, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Anime can be enjoyed in books as well as through film. If you enjoy both come join us!

Sat, Oct 19, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Sat, Oct 19, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Sat, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Family Storytime!

Sat, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Join published author Erim Akpan for a writing workshop.

Sat, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South - Tutoring/Study Room #1
We are reading "The Report Card" by Andrew Clements

Sat, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Join the Harry Potter club for a magical activity! October: POTIONS

Sun, Oct 20, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Sun, Oct 20, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Mon, Oct 21, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Mon, Oct 21, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Mon, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Join us for songs, stories, rhymes, and a craft perfect for preschoolers.

Mon, Oct 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
Ven y aprende! Brian habla los dos idiomas y ensena lentamente. No hace falta anotarse. Solo ven al salon con vidrio a la derecha cuando entra en la biblioteca para conocerlo y aprender mas!

Mon, Oct 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Family Bingo with Prizes

Tue, Oct 22, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Tue, Oct 22, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Tue, Oct 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Toddler Storytime

Tue, Oct 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Join us for fun with the Wii U and Nintendo Switch!

Tue, Oct 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
Come and learn more Spanish with Edd!
This event is full

Tue, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
South - Adult Services Space
Monthly meeting of Non Fiction Book Club.

Wed, Oct 23, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Canceled
Wed, Oct 23, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Canceled
Wed, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Stories and Songs with Ms Allie for babies 0-24 months and their grown-ups.

Wed, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
You're never too old to read YA!

Thu, Oct 24, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Thu, Oct 24, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Thu, Oct 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Come and have fun with Mr. Joel. Experience music, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, movement and dance. All ages 0-6 are welcome.

Thu, Oct 24, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Join Ms Allie to learn about Nanea and Molly, American Girls of the 1940s.

Thu, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Make your own design to take home! All materials will be provided.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
Looking for contact with other writers? Please join our group! The meeting often includes a segment on an aspect of writing or publishing in addition to sharing work.

Thu, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
South - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Sign up for a 30 minute one on one Tech Help Session.

Thu, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
South - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Sign up for a 30 minute one on one Tech Help Session.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 24, 7:30pm - 8:00pm
South - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Sign up for a 30 minute one on one Tech Help Session.

Fri, Oct 25, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Fri, Oct 25, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Fri, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
We bring the LEGOs, you bring the imagination!

Sat, Oct 26, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Sat, Oct 26, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Sat, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Family Storytime!

Sun, Oct 27, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Sun, Oct 27, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Mon, Oct 28, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Mon, Oct 28, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Mon, Oct 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Join us for songs, stories, rhymes, and a craft perfect for preschoolers.

Mon, Oct 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
Ven y aprende! Brian habla los dos idiomas y ensena lentamente. No hace falta anotarse. Solo ven al salon con vidrio a la derecha cuando entra en la biblioteca para conocerlo y aprender mas!

Mon, Oct 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Join us for popcorn and a movie!

Mon, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
South - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Family Bingo with Prizes

Tue, Oct 29, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Tue, Oct 29, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Tue, Oct 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Toddler Storytime

Tue, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
The children will use their imagination and take paper- towel rolls and create a beautiful world of circles creative painting of your their own.

Tue, Oct 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
Come and learn more Spanish with Edd!
This event is full

Tue, Oct 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Halloween Hoot for all ages! Fun story, sing along, prizes, and Halloween movie! Candy, candy, candy!

Tue, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
A book club focusing on science fiction, fantasy, and horror literature. October's horror novel is Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff.

Wed, Oct 30, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Wed, Oct 30, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Wed, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Stories and Songs with Ms Allie for babies 0-24 months and their grown-ups.

Thu, Oct 31, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Thu, Oct 31, All day
Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Thu, Oct 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Come and have fun with Mr. Joel. Experience music, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, movement and dance. All ages 0-6 are welcome.

Thu, Oct 31, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Halloween costume contest and party!

Fri, Nov 01, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Early Voting Monday- Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-1:00 Sunday 12:00-4:00

Fri, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Anime can be enjoyed in books as well as through film. If you enjoy both come join us!

Sat, Nov 02, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Voting Setup

Sat, Nov 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Family Storytime!

Sat, Nov 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ven y escuchar a unos cuentos y unas canciones en ingles y espanol con Michaela. -En el salon de ninos- Come and listen to some stories and songs in English and Spanish with Michaela.-Children's Room

Sun, Nov 03, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Voting Setup

Mon, Nov 04, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Voting Setup

Mon, Nov 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Join us for songs, stories, rhymes, and a craft perfect for preschoolers.

Mon, Nov 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
Ven y aprende! Brian habla los dos idiomas y ensena lentamente. No hace falta anotarse. Solo ven al salon con vidrio a la derecha cuando entra en la biblioteca para conocerlo y aprender mas!

Mon, Nov 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Come participate in a progressive discussion focused on topics concerning neurodiversity, societal inclusion, and autistic empowerment.
This event is full

Tue, Nov 05, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Voting 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Canceled
Tue, Nov 05, 10:00am - 11:55am
Toddler Tuesdays

Tue, Nov 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Toddler Storytime

Wed, Nov 06, All day
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Voting Take Down

Wed, Nov 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Stories and Songs with Ms Allie for babies 0-24 months and their grown-ups.

Thu, Nov 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Come and have fun with Mr. Joel. Experience music, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, movement and dance. All ages 0-6 are welcome.

Thu, Nov 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Participants that register for the event, will be reserved a copy of the book "The Sensory Child Gets Organized: Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids" by Carolyn Dalgliesh.
This event is full

Fri, Nov 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
We bring the LEGOs, you bring the imagination!

Sat, Nov 09, 9:30am - 10:30am
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Stroller Strides® is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms. Children remain in strollers and are entertained by music, songs and movement. Workouts include cardio and more.

Sat, Nov 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Family Storytime!

Sat, Nov 09, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
The mission of Triangle Sisters in Crime is to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition, and professional development of women crime writers.

Canceled
Tue, Nov 12, 10:00am - 11:55am
Toddler Tuesdays

Tue, Nov 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Join us for fun with the Wii U and Nintendo Switch!

Wed, Nov 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Children's Programming Room
Stories and Songs with Ms Allie for babies 0-24 months and their grown-ups.

Wed, Nov 13, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Cursive writing can be fun! Learn cursive writing through practice and art.

Thu, Nov 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
South - Meeting Room - Full Room
Come and have fun with Mr. Joel. Experience music, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, movement and dance. All ages 0-6 are welcome.

Thu, Nov 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
Art committee quarterly meeting

Thu, Nov 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Come and join Mr. Joel for fun activities and a book discussion. Children will read the same book together and talk about.. Craft activity is included as well as a refreshing treat.

Thu, Nov 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
South - Adult Services Space
Looking for contact with other writers? Please join our group! The meeting often includes a segment on an aspect of writing or publishing in addition to sharing work.

Fri, Nov 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South - Children's Programming Room
Anime can be enjoyed in books as well as through film. If you enjoy both come join us!