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Durham County Library Presents DIA: Children’s Day, Book Day

Program: DIA: Children’s Day, Book Day
Date: Saturday, April 28
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Northgate Mall, Entrance 2, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham, NC 27701
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library is pleased to present DIA: Children’s Day, Book Day on Saturday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham, NC 27701. The festivities will take place inside the mall near the movie theater, in front of the MakerLab, Suite 106, and inside the MakerLab. This event is free and open to the public.

Celebrate Día de los niños/Día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) with an afternoon of free fun for the whole family. There will be a large book exchange with Book Harvest. Bring gently used books for babies, kids or teens and leave them behind for someone else to enjoy. Kids and teens can then choose their own books to take home. If your kids and teens do not have books to swap, they can still choose books to take home.

Many community groups will be performing at the event and bilingual friendship storytime will begin at 11:15 a.m. There will be opportunities to make crafts, play with robots, and see how 3D printers work in the MakerLab. There will be also be free eye screenings for babies, children, and teens with the Durham Lions Club, as well as other health information from the County Health Department.

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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: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or

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