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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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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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