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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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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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Express Yourself for Teens

Join author Zelda Lockhart as she teaches a creative writing workshop for teens. Particiapnts will have the opportunity to create and publish a “chap book” and share their work. Light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is required. Participants must be between 12 and 17 years old. Tuesday, August 13, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Main Library […]

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Cancer Prevention Study-3

Durham County has an opportunity to participate in a groundbreaking 20-30 year study to help understand the causes of cancer – and ultimately to eradicate it – and Durham County Library will play a major role. The American Cancer Society has selected the Main Library as one of four Durham and Orange County enrollment sites […]

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East Regional Library Open House

You are invited to an open house celebration at East Regional Library (211 Lick Creek Lane) on Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Meet East’s new manager, Anita Hasty-Speed, and sample the programs and events available at the library. Refreshments will be served. Check out the schedule below for all the day’s […]

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New Durham County Library Website

After listening to your comments and suggestions, we are excited to launch the brand new Durham County Library website. Our old website served us well for over five years, but it was time for a refresh to keep up with advances in technology and, more importantly, to better serve the Durham community. Here are a […]

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