Durham County Library Hosts Natural Hair Series

Durham County Library will host a series of programs on the history, care and styling of natural hair at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. All of the programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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Natural Hair Series

Join us at Main Library throughout the first part of February for the Natural Hair Series. The intergenerational series will feature several speakers and be held on the following dates: A Natural Hair Care Journey Saturday, Feb. 1, 3 – 4 p.m. Join Dr. Shauntae White, NCCU Communication Professor, as she discusses natural hair from […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Dr. Simon Partner, Author of Bull City Survivor

Durham County Library will host Dr. Simon Partner, professor of history at Duke University, for a discussion of his book, Bull City Survivor: Standing Up to a Hard Life of a Southern City at 3 p.m., on Sunday, January 26, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.

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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

We will be upgrading our online catalog to a new version on Friday, January 24. The catalog will be unavailable beginning around 10 a.m. The upgrade should be complete by the time the library opens at 2 p.m. During the downtime, patrons will not be able to log in to their library accounts to place holds, renew, or otherwise manage their account. This outage also affects our ebook and e-audiobook system, OverDrive. Patrons will not be able to log in to OverDrive to checkout and download ebooks during the outage.

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Library Closing Early on Tuesday, January 21

Due to the inclement weather, Durham County Library will close at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21. A decision about a possible delayed opening on Wednesday will be made in the morning. Please check the Durham County Library website or call 919-560-0169 for updates.

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Durham County Library Hosts The Pintester

Durham County Library will host Sonja Foust in a discussion of her blog, Pintester, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 25 at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.

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Durham County Library Hosts The Links, Inc. Forum on Violence Prevention

Durham County Library will host the Durham and Triangle Park Chapters of The Links, Inc. as they present interactive discussions for adults and adolescents on violence prevention in our community Saturday, January 25 at 12 noon at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Amour et Chocolat Series Author Laura Florand

Durham County Library will host award-winning author Laura Florand for a reading from her new book, The Chocolate Heart, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 19 at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.

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Durham County Library Hosts Program on Dr. King’s Poor People’s March

In preparation for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Durham County Library will host Dr. Gordon R. Mantler for a presentation and discussion of his book, Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 18 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. A book signing will follow the reading

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