East Regional Library will be open for reduced hours of 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. today, 7/17, due to HVAC repair.
Printing is currently unavailable at Southwest Regional Library.
Automated phone renewals are now available by calling 919-680-2524 and logging in with your library card number and PIN.

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Featured events

Kids Game Day

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (3605 Shannon Rd)

Pajama Storytime

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (3605 Shannon Rd)

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Summer Reading 2024

Adventure begins at your library!
June 8 – July 27
For all ages • at all library locations

Friends of the Durham Library

At our locations Friends of the Durham Library Pop-Up DVD Sale

Saturday, July 20 – 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Main Library
Hundreds of DVDs from every imaginable genre! $1 each, with multi-disc sets priced at $1 per disc

Stylized ballot boxes and and a sample voter ID card for John Doe

At our locations NC Voter Photo IDs

Join our friends from the Durham County Board of Elections to learn about the new photo ID requirements to vote in North Carolina and get a free Voter Identification Card!
Next session:
Saturday, July 20 – 2-5 p.m.
North Regional Library
See all upcoming NC Voter Photo ID events at the Library >

LinkedIn Learning

Online resource LinkedIn Learning

On-demand videos, courses, and curricula for business, software, technology, and creative skills – free with your Durham County Library card!

Using the LinkedIn Learning app? The Library ID for Durham County Library is durhamcountylibrary.

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Book list Summer Fun!

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Scoop! There It Is!

The Durham County Library Ice Cream Crawl
June 7 – August 2

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New! StoryWalk® at Beaver Marsh Preserve

Enjoy a walk through the beautiful Beaver Marsh Preserve while also enjoying the book I’m Done and time with friends and/or family! The Beaver Marsh Preserve is open daily, dawn to dusk.

Durham Magazine: Best of Durham 2024 Readers' Favorite.


for voting Durham County Main Library BEST FAMILY OUTING in Durham Magazine’s Best of Durham 2024

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