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Seed Saving Workshop

Join us on Monday, August 24 at Main Library from 5:30 – 7 p.m. to learn how to harvest and preserve seeds from your garden at a Seed Saving Workshop. You’ll also learn about Durham County Library’s Digging Durham Seed Library and be able to checkout some of the first batches of fall seeds. This […]

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Summer Reading Survey

We would like to send a huge thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Summer Reading program. This year, we had over 6,000 Summer Reading participants — our most ever! We also surpassed last year’s points total of 2.1 million with over 2.5 million points earned this year. We’re already thinking about how […]

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Bragtown Back-to-School Bash

Celebrate the end of summer with a Back-to-School Bash at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 14, at the Bragtown Library Family Literacy Center, 3200 Dearborn Dr. The program will feature juggling, Indian dance, music, food, games and educational activities. See you there! For more information, contact DeLois Cue at 919-560-0210.

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2015 Trustees’ Award Nominations Open

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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Durham Comics Fest: July 23 – 26

Durham County Library presents its fifth annual Durham Comics Fest with guests, prizes, workshops and activities for children, teens and adults from Thursday, July 23 to Sunday, July 26 at various locations. This year’s guest cartoonists include Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules!), Nick Bertozzi (Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey and Lewis & Clark), Jim Ottaviani (Feynman, Primates, and […]

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Library Notification Emails Sent to Spam in Gmail

We have been alerted that email regarding hold availability, overdue notification and other account reminders are being marked as spam by Gmail. We are working to correct this problem. In the meantime, if you use Gmail, we recommend checking your spam folder for email notifications from Durham County Library. If you see one in spam, […]

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Superheroes Music & Art Summer Camp

Main Libary will host the Music and Art Superheroes Summer Camp from 2-3:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 6-17. Campers will have the opportunity to explore art and music with instructors from North Carolina Central University. The first week will focus on creating art, while the second week will explore musical instruments. Each week will […]

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Teens: Superhero Fan Fiction Writing Workshop

Ever wanted to write a story about your favorite superhero? Now’s your chance. Come get expert advice on writing your own fan fiction at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 22, at the North Regional Library. Author Samantha Bryant will lead a Superhero Fan Fiction Writing Workhop. Teens are invited to write fan fiction about Batman, […]

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Plant Give Away at Main Library

Join the NC Tomato Man, Craig LeHoullier, for a plant swap and give away on Friday, May 22 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Main Library parking lot. He will have lots of eggplants, some peppers, and lots and lots of tomato plants! LeHoullier is the author of Epic Tomatoes: How to Select & Grow […]

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