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Problems with Online Catalog

UPDATE: Aug. 8, 7 p.m. Everything is back to normal with the catalog. Thanks for your patience. UPDATE: Aug. 8, 2:50 p.m. We have identified the problem and are working with our catalog system vendor on a fix. We’ll keep you updated. We are currently experiencing issues with the online catalog. The only items that […]

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Bragtown Celebrates Back-to-School with Bash

Summer Reading is coming to an end, which can only mean one thing: the start of school is right around the corner. Head out to Bragtown Library Family Literacy Center (3200 Dearborn Drive) on Friday, August 15 from 3 – 5 p.m. for a Back-to-School Bash. To celebrate heading back to the classroom, Bragtown will […]

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Call for Board of Trustee Applications

Love the library? Become a member of the Library Board of Trustees! Advocate for the library Serve as a community liaison Help shape library policies The Library Board of Trustees advises the Library Director and the County Manager on issues related to the library, and acts as a liaison between Durham County Library and the […]

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2014 Trustees’ Award

You are invited to nominate a Durham County Library staff member for the annual Trustees’ Award, to be awarded by the Durham County Library Board of Trustees on Fall Staff Day. The nominee should exemplify one (or all) of the following attributes: Exceptional service this year Creativity Dedication to increasing the public’s perception of the […]

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Teen STEM Programs

Teens are invited to participate in a variety of STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) programs this summer at Main Library. If registration is required, click the link for the date for which you want to register. Photo-o-genic Wednesdays, Jul. 9, Jul. 30 ~ 2 – 3 p.m. Use digital cameras to capture sights and sounds. […]

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Sci-Fi Film Festival

Celebrate the mid-point of Summer Reading 2014 with a week of Science Fiction movies. Each day during the week of July 7, we’ll be showing a different sci-fi movie at a different DCL location. Note: Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to list the titles of the movies on this page. For information on what […]

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Little World on Display at Main Library

Durham County Library will present the exhibit Little World, a set of animated, miniature displays, through Saturday, September 20, on the second floor of the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The exhibit is part of the Durham County Library art program, which highlights both temporary and permanent art at the library. Created by Tim […]

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Durham County Departments Win National Awards

Two Durham County departments have received National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards. Sensory Storytimes for Adults with Special Needs, a program developed by Durham County Library, won in the Libraries category, and the ChallengeWave fitness program, sponsored by the Durham County Department of Health and Durham County Library, won in the Health category. Sensory […]

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Help DCL Win More Ebooks

UPDATE: Even though we didn’t quite make our 25% increase goal, we still surpassed our highest monthly ebook and e-audiobook checkout total by over 1,000! Thanks to the 2,634 of you who checked out at least one ebook in June!   We know you want more ebooks and e-audiobooks added to our collection. We know […]

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