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Featured events

Toddler Storytime!

Thursday, February 22, 2024 • 9:45am - 10:15am

Southwest Regional Library

Liv and Sing!

Thursday, February 22, 2024 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Southwest Regional Library

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Early Voting

Early voting for the 2024 statewide primary and election runs from February 15 – March 2. Main Library, East Regional Library, North Regional Library, and South Regional Library are early voting locations.
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Tax prep

Free tax preparation help will be available from Feb. 4 – April 12. This year’s sessions are only at Main Library.

Come to Main Library during Tax-Aide hours to make an appointment. For more information, please call 919-695-7548.

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Friends of the Durham Library

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

Saturday, February 24 – 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Main Library

Thousands of CDs, featuring every kind of music out there! With bonus items:

  • Puzzles and games
  • Cozy mysteries & romance paperback books
  • Concert films & other music-related DVDs

Black History means…

“Black History is every day, every month, and every year.” – Raivynn

“Black History represents both the foundation of and the continuation of our progress for civil rights.” – Claudia

“What we are calling Black History is the missing segment of world history!” – Carter

Read more about what Black History Month means to Durham County Library staff.

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Online resource The Great Courses

Over 250 unique video courses to capture your curiosity or enrich your interests. Find it via the Libby app under “Extras.”

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