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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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Durham County Departments Win National Awards

Two Durham County departments have received National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards. Sensory Storytimes for Adults with Special Needs, a program developed by Durham County Library, won in the Libraries category, and the ChallengeWave fitness program, sponsored by the Durham County Department of Health and Durham County Library, won in the Health category. Sensory […]

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Durham County Library Director Tammy Baggett Wins Roadbuilders’ Award

About: Durham County Library Director Tammy Baggett has won the North Carolina Library Association’s Roundtable for Ethnic Minority Concerns (REMCo) Roadbuilders’ Award for Public Librarianship for 2013. The REMCo Roadbuilders’ Award recognizes ethnic minority librarians in library education, academic, public, school and special libraries, who have served as pioneers in librarianship and who represent a […]

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