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Call for Board of Trustees Applications

Love the library? Become a member of the Library Board of Trustees! Advocate for the library Serve as a community liaison Help shape library policies The Library Board of Trustees advises the Library Director and the County Manager on issues related to the library, and acts as a liaison between Durham County Library and the […]

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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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Teen Tech Camp 2013

The Southwest Durham County Library branch is hosting it’s second Teen Tech Camp! At this year’s event, we will be teaching students how to program using Python on a Raspberry Pi, a microcomputer specially designed for teaching programming. Each student will walk away from this tutorial with the basic foundations of Python programming knowledge, PLUS […]

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Join the Durham County Library ChallengeWave

FINAL RESULTS The results are in! Congratulations to North Regional Library for exercising the most minutes during ChallengeWave! Despite being tied for the fewest participants, they managed to beat out the competition in minutes. Congrats also to Southwest Regional for having the most participants. Library # Registered Minutes Main Library 21 5 hours 14 minutes […]

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