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Black History Month at Durham County Library

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve gathered these resources from the library’s collection for you to explore. History resources Explore our historical archives to learn more about Black history in Durham and the Black history of Durham County Library: Civil Rights Heritage Project A collection of photographs and stories about the Civil Rights Movement […]

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Getting to know the catalog: Hoopla

When you search in the catalog, you may see some items that say they’re available through Hoopla. Here’s what that means. Hoopla is a second digital collection that we offer, separate from what’s in OverDrive. Hoopla items previously weren’t searchable in the catalog, but we’ve recently added them there to make them more findable. Hoopla […]

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RBdigital e-audiobooks moving to Overdrive/Libby on 10/21

OverDrive has acquired RBmedia’s library business, RBdigital. This means that RBdigital e-audiobooks will transfer from the RBdigital site and app to OverDrive/Libby. Our migration date, originally set for October 15, 2020, has now been postponed until October 21. Patron holds, wish lists, and previous checkout history will not transfer from RB Digital to Overdrive. Holds […]

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Getting started with the new library catalog

As of July 2020, we’ve switched over to a new catalog interface, which you can access at https://durhamcounty.bibliocommons.com/. All of your account information from the old catalog remains the same, including holds, checkouts, and settings. The new catalog also offers similar functionality to the old one, including searching, requesting items, and managing your account. Here […]

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