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Durham County Library Celebrates Summer Reading Finale

Program: Summer Reading Finale
Day/Date: Saturday, August 6
Time: 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Drive, Durham, NC 27704
Cost: Free and open to the public

DURHAM – Durham County Library will celebrate the Summer Reading Finale at the Durham County Stadium from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 6. Activities will include a 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk, a 400M Kids Dash, kickboxing, games and more! Everyone is invited to celebrate their Summer Reading accomplishments and get energized for the year ahead.

The program schedule is as follows:

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Warmup
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Kickboxing
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Kid’s Zumba
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. 400M Kids Dash
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Sandbox Band

This celebration concludes Summer Reading 2016, so be sure to log on to the Summer Reading website at to register if you haven’t yet and log all your points by August 6!

Summer Reading, the library’s most popular program, is sponsored by Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Durham Arts Council, Durham Central Park, Durham County Government, Durham Library Foundation, Durham History Hub, Durham Public Schools, Friends of the Durham Library, The Herald-Sun, Northgate Mall, The Regulator Bookshop, United Way of the Greater Triangle and Univision.

For more information, contact Lynne Barnette at or 919-560-8597.

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: Matthew Clobridge
919-560-0128 or


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