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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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More Digital Magazines Now Available Through Flipster

Durham County Library is excited to announce that we have added even more digital magazines to our collection via Flipster. This new service is a companion to our existing digital magazine service, Zinio. With Flipster, DCL patrons now have access to popular magazines including People, Time, Ebony, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, US Weekly and many […]

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Meet YA Author J. J. Johnson

Join young adult author, J.J. Johnson on Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at East Regional Library as she reads from her teen books and engages attendees in a question and answers session. J.J. Johnson is the author of This Girl is Different, The Theory of Everything, and Believarexic. Refreshments will be provided. For more […]

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New Movie Released to hoopla Same Day as Released to Theaters

We all know your DCL library card is priceless, and on Friday, May 8th, it will be worth the price of admission to the premiere of the first-run movie, Welcome to Me, opening nationwide! For the first time ever, a first-run movie is being released to DCL’s video streaming service, hoopla, (and to you) simultaneous to its release at 1,000 theaters nationwide. […]

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Create Legal Forms Online with LawDepot

Durham County Library patrons now have the ability to create free legal forms via LawDepot’s online interface. LawDepot provides a quick and easy way to create customizable legal documents. By following a simple step by step process, library patrons will be able to create a large variety of state specific legal forms. After a document […]

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DCL Wins ALA John Cotton Dana Public Relations Award for Durham Reads Together

Durham County Library has won the American Library Association John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards for the 2014 community reads program, Durham Reads Together featuring March: Book One by Congressman John Lewis. Considered to be ALA’s most prestigious award, the John Cotton Dana Award, provided in conjunction with the H. W. Wilson Foundation and […]

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