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New Versions of OverDrive Media Console for Windows

OverDrive, Durham County Library’s ebook and e-audiobook provider, has announced a new version of OverDrive Media Console (OMC) for Windows computers. Both the classic desktop version of OMC for Windows and the Windows 8 app have been updated to provide a better user experience and improved performance. OMC 3.3 for Windows (the classic desktop version) […]

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Catalog Maintenance on Friday, January 24

1/27 3:00 p.m. UPDATE Some users are reporting that the catalog layout does not look right after the upgrade (the search bar is too low and covering other content, the DCL logo is way off to the left, etc.). If you are having this problem, please clear your browser’s cache. Here are links to instructions […]

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New Year, New Device?

December and January typically show a surge in our ebook checkout statistics as people receive new tablets, phones or e-readers for the holidays and get themselves setup with our ebook lending service OverDrive. We have selected thousands of fiction and nonfiction ebooks and e-audiobooks for you to checkout, download and read on your portable device […]

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Call for Book Donations

The Friends of the Durham Library are in need of book donations for the holiday season. “We’re sort of the victims of our own success,” said Jane Goodridge, book sale chair. “We did very well with the Fall Book Sale, and our ongoing satellite sales within the libraries are going so well that we’re actually […]

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North Carolina Collection Honors Donors of Materials

Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection seeks out and makes available materials that no other institution in the world has. The collection has many, many items and saves and preserves materials donated by local individuals and organizations. These materials usually take the form of photographs or papers of individuals and organizations. All kinds of people […]

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Intermittent Network Outages

UPDATE 11/11 5:00 p.m.: Repairs will be made overnight and all should be back to normal before the library opens on Tuesday. We’ll update post again if needed. ——————– UPDATE 11/11 12:00 noon: All library locations are now affected by intermittent outages. No ETA yet on when the problems will be resolved. ——————– UPDATE 11/9 […]

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Hip-Hop Dance for Teens

Teens, this one’s just for you!! Come out to South Regional Library every Tuesday afternoon this fall for Hip-Hop Dance for Teens — a weekly dance class for teens that will explore modern, contemporary, and hip-hop styles. Students will be dancing to music from current pop, hip-hop and R&B hits. Registration required and signed permission […]

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