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Due to an ongoing maintenance issue at Southwest Regional Library, a section of the children's area is currently unavailable to both staff and patrons until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Morning Crochet

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 • 10:30am - 12:00pm

North Regional Library

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At our locations National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. Come celebrate with workshops, readings, an open mic, and more! See all upcoming poetry events >

Screenshot from the NCC Digital Collection homepage, showing a document from Durham's founding, a photo from a gay pride parade, very old photos of famous Durham historical figures, and a bull image from an ad for Bull Durham tobacco

New! North Carolina Collection Digital Collections

The North Carolina Collection is excited to announce the launch of its new digital repository, a website that allows anyone to explore digital photographs, oral histories, documents, and online exhibits.
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Upcoming program What Is Architecture?

Saturday, April 27 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Main Library

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Upcoming program It Did Happen Here: An Antifascist People’s History

Tuesday, April 30 – 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library

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Upcoming program Origami: Beginner Techniques

Tuesday, April 30 – 6-7:30pm
Main Library

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