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Self-Publishing Workshops

If you’ve ever had any interest in self-publishing your writing, you’ll want to join us for a two-part Self-Publishing Boot Camp from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 18 and May 2, at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St. Topics covered by authors and publishing professionals during the two sessions will […]

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Abrakadoodle for Toddlers

Join us on Monday, April 13 from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. at Northgate Mall’s Discovery Nook for Abrakadoodle for Toddlers. For ages 12 months – 4 years, this event features an art class designed to help toddlers develop creativity, language skills, motor skills and social skills. Registration is required, and participation is limited to 10 toddlers. […]

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New Digital Magazines in Zinio

We are excited to announce that we have added several new magazines, including Conde Nast titles, to our digital magazine collection through Zinio. New magazines include WIRED, Conde Nast Traveler, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Smithsonian Magazine and more! We have also added Our State: Down Home in North Carolina, the premier, statewide magazine devoted […]

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Where in the Little World is Waldo

Durham County Library will host a hunt for Waldo in all of the Little World displays across five library locations beginning Monday, April 6. DCL patrons are encouraged to visit the displays at the Main Library (300 N. Roxboro St.), East Regional Library (211 Lick Creek Ln.), North Regional Library (221 Milton Rd.), South Regional […]

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2015 Spring Book Sale: April 24-26

Spring into savings with great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale, April 24-26 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham 27701. Over 50,000 books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs are categorized for easy shopping in the library’s auditorium and garage, and under tents set up […]

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DCL Launches Statista

If you’re working on a report and need just the right statistic to make your point, come into the library and check out our new online resource, Statista. With data on over 80,000 topics from over 18,000 sources, Statista provides statistics in easy-to-understand formats including charts, graphs, infographics and industry/business “dossiers.” An easy, familiar search […]

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Big Library Read: Shakespeare Saved My Life

It’s time again for a Big Library Read! Durham County Library is participating in this global book club where everyone is encouraged to read the same ebook at the same time. The program runs from Tuesday, March 17 through Tuesday, March 31. Shakespeare Saved My Life by Laura Bates is the selection for this edition […]

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Stanford L. Warren Parking Lot Maintenance

The Stanford L. Warren Branch Library’s parking lot will be undergoing maintenance from Wednesday, March 18 through Wednesday, April 1. Patrons are asked to park on the street during this time as the cement mix can damage cars. We’ll be updating this post with more information if it becomes necessary. If you have any questions, […]

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Increased Checkout Limits for OverDrive and hoopla!

With the increasing popularity of our digital offerings, demand is higher than ever. That’s why we’re excited to announce the increase of checkout limits for our OverDrive and hoopla collections. OverDrive Our primary ebook and e-audiobook service, OverDrive, now has over 10,000 items available for checkout, and we want you to have them! Beginning immediately, […]

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