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New Year, New Device?

December and January typically show a surge in our ebook checkout statistics as people receive new tablets, phones or e-readers for the holidays and get themselves setup with our ebook lending service OverDrive. We have selected thousands of fiction and nonfiction ebooks and e-audiobooks for you to checkout, download and read on your portable device […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Program on Duke Homestead and The American Tobacco Company

Program: Bullish on Durham: Duke Homestead and The American Tobacco Company Date: Monday, January 6 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host Jennifer Dawn Farley, manager of Duke Homestead State Historic Site, for a presentation and discussion of her […]

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Durham County Library Stanford L. Warren Branch Closed for Building Repairs

Durham – The Stanford L. Warren Branch of Durham County Library will be closed Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14, for building repairs. The library will reopen on Monday, December 16, with regular hours. For more information about the library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org. The Warren branch is located at 1201 Fayetteville St. Durham County Library […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Program and Discussion on Freedom Riders

Program: Freedom Riders: Lessons from the Past for Today’s Justice Struggle Date: Saturday, December 14 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host Bob Zellner, Freedom Rider and activist, for a screening of selections from the PBS documentary, Freedom Riders […]

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Call for Book Donations

The Friends of the Durham Library are in need of book donations for the holiday season. “We’re sort of the victims of our own success,” said Jane Goodridge, book sale chair. “We did very well with the Fall Book Sale, and our ongoing satellite sales within the libraries are going so well that we’re actually […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Film Screening and Discussion on Gentrification

Program: Gentrification or Economic Growth: Good or Bad? Date: Tuesday, December 17 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will host a screening of My Brooklyn: The Real Story Behind the Gentrification of America’s Hippest City at 7 p.m. […]

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