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Durham County Library Hosts Program on the History of Jim/Juan Crow

What happens when U.S. history is viewed through African-American and Latino perspectives? Durham County Library will host Dr. Paul Ortiz as he explores American history, from the abolition of slavery in Mexico through the election of President Barack Obama. This multimedia presentation will draw from oral histories, black newspapers and poetry to create a new […]

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New Durham County Library Website

After listening to your comments and suggestions, we are excited to launch the brand new Durham County Library website. Our old website served us well for over five years, but it was time for a refresh to keep up with advances in technology and, more importantly, to better serve the Durham community. Here are a […]

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Teen Tech Camp 2013

The Southwest Durham County Library branch is hosting it’s second Teen Tech Camp! At this year’s event, we will be teaching students how to program using Python on a Raspberry Pi, a microcomputer specially designed for teaching programming. Each student will walk away from this tutorial with the basic foundations of Python programming knowledge, PLUS […]

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Durham County Library Hosts True Crime Author to Discuss Disappearance of Native Durham Kingpin

Durham County Library will host award-winning true crime author Ron Chepesiuk as he discusses his latest investigative book on the legendary Matthews, Black Caesar: The Rise and Disappearance of Frank Matthews, Kingpin. The program will take place on Monday, July 1, at Stanford L. Warren Library, 1201 Fayetteville Street at 7 p.m.

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Join the Durham County Library ChallengeWave

FINAL RESULTS The results are in! Congratulations to North Regional Library for exercising the most minutes during ChallengeWave! Despite being tied for the fewest participants, they managed to beat out the competition in minutes. Congrats also to Southwest Regional for having the most participants. Library # Registered Minutes Main Library 21 5 hours 14 minutes […]

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