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Urban Libraries Council Recognizes Durham County Library as a Top Innovator

Durham, NC – The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) announced Durham County Library as one of its 2014 Top Innovators during the Next Libraries Conference held last month in Chicago. A panel of expert judges selected DCL’s First Library in Space program from more than 180 applications in the fifth annual ULC Innovations Initiative. ULC representatives […]

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Macy’s and Reading Is Fundamental Launch ‘Be Book Smart’ Campaign

Durham, NC – Despite research that indicates the importance of summer reading in preventing children from losing literacy skills, only 17 percent of parents say reading is a top summer priority, according to a new survey from Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and Macy’s. The survey, conducted by Harris Poll, also finds that children spend nearly […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Tim Gabriel’s Little World Exhibit

Program: Little World Exhibit Date: Friday, June 20 through Saturday, September 20 Time: On view during regular hours of operation Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library will present the exhibit Little World, a set of animated, miniature displays, through Saturday, September 20, on […]

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