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Durham County Library Kicks Off Summer Reading 2015

Program: Durham County Library Summer Reading Kickoff at Northgate Mall
Day/Date: Saturday, June 13
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham, NC 27701
Cost: Free and open to the public

DURHAM – Durham County Library will celebrate the start of Summer Reading 2015 with a kickoff on Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd. The kickoff will feature dozens of performers and activities, and will take place both indoors and on the outdoor plaza between entrances 2 and 4. It is free and open to the public.

Participants of all ages will find a wide range of activities available during the celebration. Performers and activities include Cirque de Vol – The Superhero Circus, Almost Amazing Al, Paint Savvy, North Carolina Zoo, Museum of Natural Sciences, Durham Arts Council, Fairy Hair Flair, DJ Pitty Pat, Flow Circus, Happymess, storytelling, face painting, balloon art, crafts, bounce houses, a video game truck and the Bouncing Bulldogs, Durham’s award winning jump rope team.

More information about Summer Reading is available at Registration is also available in person at any library location. Summer Reading, the library’s most popular program, is sponsored by Durham County, the Friends of the Durham Library, Durham Library Foundation, Northgate Mall, Duke Energy, Durham Arts Council, Durham Public Schools, Durham Central Park, The Regulator Bookshop, The Herald-Sun, Animal Protection Society of Durham, Coca-Cola and Univision.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit

Contact: Gina Rozier
919-560-0151 or

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