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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Durham County Library will host members of the cast from the PlayMakers production of Noel Coward’s Private Lives. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 13 at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.
Durham County Library will host a panel discussion with the manager and farmers of the South Durham Farmers’ Market at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 12 at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
December and January typically show a surge in our ebook checkout statistics as people receive new tablets, phones or e-readers for the holidays and get themselves setup with our ebook lending service OverDrive. We have selected thousands of fiction and nonfiction ebooks and e-audiobooks for you to checkout, download and read on your portable device […]
Durham County Library will host Rebecca Cerese, producer, writer and director, for a screening of her film, Landscape of the Heart: The Elizabeth Spencer Story, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 11 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.