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New Bookmobile Celebration

Durham County Library’s new bookmobile is here, and you’re invited to help us celebrate! We will welcome and introduce our new bookmobile “Destination Literacy” on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd. The celebration will include music from DJ Piddipat, craft activities, a family story time […]

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Cultural Diversity Committee Members Needed

Are you interested in promoting cultural awareness within Durham County Library and your community? Become a volunteer for the Cultural Diversity Committee and get involved in program planning and implementation. Bilingual community members are encouraged to apply. The Durham County Library Cultural Diversity Committee serves as a catalyst for inclusion, awareness and celebration of the vibrant […]

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Durham County Library Announces Winning Schools in the Summer Reading Program

This year’s Durham County Library Summer Reading program, held June 13 – August 8, 2015, invited Durham residents to become summer reading heroes and gave them the opportunity to earn Summer Reading points and win prizes. Points logged by students from Durham Public Schools and charter schools counted toward the Summer Reading School Competition, which […]

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Cankerworm Workshops

Come learn what steps you can take to help protect Durham’s trees from cankerworms in your yard and in your community. Cankerworms are the pesky, green worms that fall from trees in the spring and can harm trees by eating newly emerging leaves. To prevent this spring problem you must act during the fall. Trees […]

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Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, produced by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA), is a nationwide public programming initiative that supports the exploration of the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape the United States over the last five centuries and who […]

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Fall Book Sale October 16-18

The Friends of the Durham Library will host a Fall Book Sale on October 16-18 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St., Durham 27701. Twice a year, the Friends present major book sales, offering a wide variety of authors and literary genres via more than 70,000 books, as well as audiobooks, CDs and DVDs. […]

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Digital Bookmobile to Visit Main Library

Join us at Main Library on Tuesday, October 6 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to learn how to get ebooks, e-audiobooks and more from Durham County Library on the Digital Bookmobile! With instructional videos, interactive computer stations and a fully-loaded gadget gallery, readers of all ages will experience new ways to enjoy digital books […]

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Read an Ebook Day Coming Sept. 18

Durham County Library will take part and celebrate International Read an Ebook Day on September 18, an annual holiday to celebrate and raise awareness for reading on digital devices. In recent years, the popularity of Ebooks has soared and readers are taking advantage of the ebook technology and popular titles available at the library. From […]

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DCL Open House Week

Durham County Library will host open houses at each of the seven library locations between Tuesday, September 8 and Tuesday, September 15. We are inviting community members young and old to visit their library and to sample some of the programs and events available year-round. DCL staff will be available to answer a variety of questions […]

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