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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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DCL Launches IndieFlix for Streaming Independent Films

We’re excited to announce the launch of IndieFlix for Libraries, a premier online streaming service provider of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world. All DCL library card holders have unlimited access to thousands of streaming film-festival hits, including the best of Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more. IndieFlix is available on Apple®, […]

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Combat Boots to Makeup Brushes

Durham County Library will host the organization Combat Boots to Makeup Brushes, as it provides a series of workshops dedicated to helping women veterans move from pain to beauty. The series will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Apr. 18, May 16, Jun. 27 and Jul. 15, at the East Regional […]

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Teen Art Workshops with Durham Arts Council

Teens, come learn how to make Manga/Anime and chainmaille jewelry at one of our upcoming workshops with Durham Arts Council. The workshops begin on Monday, April 20 and will be held at various library locations over the next two months. All workshops are free, but registration is required. Click the event below to register. Manga/Anime […]

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