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Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week runs from October 13 – October 19. Teens can now vote for their favorite titles for the 2013 Teens’ Top Ten! Vote now through October 19. The top ten titles with the most votes will be named the official titles of the 2013 Teens’ Top Ten. Winners will be announced the week […]

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Fall Book Sale: October 4-6

Attention shoppers! Find great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Fall Book Sale, October 4-6 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham 27701. Thousands of books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs are categorized for easy shopping in the library’s auditorium and garage, and under tents set up for […]

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Your Classic Convertible Can Be in Durham Parade

UPDATE (9/18): We have a car for the parade. Thanks for helping us out. Durham County Library will be participating in the first ever Durham History Parade on Saturday, October 12 to help kickoff the grand opening of the Durham History Hub. We’re looking for a classic convertible and driver to ferry our two North […]

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Latest Big Library Read Features Nancy Clancy: Super Sleuth

Beginning Monday, September 16, join millions of eBook and e-Audiobook readers around the world enjoying the children’s book Nancy Clancy: Super Sleuth as part of Big Library Read. Big Library Read is an international program that gives library patrons unlimited simultaneous access to a popular title for a two-week period, creating a virtual, global book […]

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DPS Family Academy Festival

Durham County Library will be part of the first DPS Family Academy Festival on Saturday, September 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hillside High School (3727 Fayetteville St.). Beginning this school year, Durham Public Schools is offering a variety of classes and services that will help parents and caregivers support their children in […]

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2013 Trustees’ Award

You are invited to nominate a Durham County Library staff member for the annual Trustees’ Award, to be awarded by the Durham County Library Board of Trustees on Fall Staff Day. The nominee should exemplify one (or all) of the following attributes: Exceptional service this year Creativity Dedication to increasing the public’s perception of the […]

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Summer Reading Survey

Summer Reading 2013 is in the books, and we’re already thinking of ways to make it bigger and better for 2014. If you or a family member participated in this year’s Summer Reading program, please take a minute to complete a short online survey. The Summer Reading Committee will use responses to help in the […]

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Back to Books Week (B2B)

Come and find out how your library can help you succeed in school, college and life-long learning. Library tours, online database demonstrations, technology petting fairs, pajama storytimes, refreshments and more. Contact your local library to find out what events are planned.

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Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

Another successful Summer Reading program is in the books. Thanks to everyone who participated. Here are the winners of the grand prizes in each age group. Children 0-5 Years Old Eleanor Madsen, 5 – LeapFrog Stanko Nadler, 4 – LeapFrog Children 6-11 Years Old Chris Burkhard, 10 – Kindle Fire HD Trevor Nelson, 11 – […]

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Stanford L. Warren Branch Closed

Aug. 12 Update: Stanford L. Warren will reopen on Monday, August 12 at 12 noon. Aug. 7 Update: Stanford L. Warren will be closed at least through the end of the week ending August 9th. More updates to come. The Stanford L. Warren branch is closed due to a maintenance problem. As of this posting […]

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