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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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East Regional Opening Info: March 2

UPDATE, MONDAY, MAR. 2, 2:45 P.M. East Regional will remain closed for the rest of the day on Monday, March 2 to repair the heat. It is expected that the location will be able to open for normal hours on Tuesday, March 3. ——————- UPDATE, MONDAY, MAR. 2, 6:45 A.M. East Regional will remain closed […]

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Dr. Seuss Ebooks Now Available

We’ve recently added Dr. Seuss titles to our OverDrive ebook collection! Presented in fixed-layout, these new ebooks showcase Dr. Seuss titles as they were meant to be read: in the original full-color layout. Now, you can take titles such as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Horton Hears a Who! and many […]

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Durham Comics Project Book Signing

Over the course of a year, the Durham Comics Project sought submissions from the Durham community about “a moment in your life.” Now, those submissions have been compiled into the Durham Comics Project book! A book signing will be held on Saturday, January 31 from 4 – 7 p.m. at Chapel Hill Comics (316 West […]

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Print to DCL Printers from Anywhere

Durham County Library announces the launch of a new mobile printing service via PrinterOn that will allow patrons to print to any library printer from their mobile device or their internet-enabled computer. You can submit documents from wherever you are – on the road, at home office or in the library. Documents are not printed […]

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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 one Saturday each month beginning Jan. 17 through Jul. 11, at East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Ln. The purpose of […]

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Eight-Week Peace, Justice & Sustainability Course at South Regional

Join us for Peace, Justice & Sustainability, an eight-week discussion course, at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays from January 13 to March 3, at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave. The course, co-sponsored by South Durham Green Neighbors, will explore how peace, justice and sustainability are interwoven in today’s society. Participants will read and discuss […]

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Catalog, OverDrive, Other Services Down Friday, January 9 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Update, 1/9, 12:20 p.m.: Upgrade went smoothly and everything is back online. Please let us know if you encounter any problems. ****************************** Durham County Library’s online catalog will be unavailable or provide intermittent access from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, January 9 as we perform an upgrade to our systems. This outage will […]

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STEM Program for Teens

Are you a teen who is interested in pursuing a career in science or math? If so, make plans to attend “Wanted: Science and Math Enthusiasts” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 12 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The program will feature a conversation with Rene Daughtry, Advanced Services Project Manager with […]

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