The catalog lets you view and manage your account activity, including holds and checkouts. To access these options, you can start with the blue button at the top right of the site – it should say Log In / My DCoL if you’re not logged in yet, or your username if you are. When you […]
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The new catalog offers two ways to keep track of books and other items you’re interested in: shelves and lists. Shelves The idea of shelves may be familiar if you’ve used Goodreads or something similar. The shelves in the catalog are an optional tool to let you keep track of your own reading if you […]
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 has been set for October 15, 2020. Patron holds, wish lists, and previous checkout history will not transfer from RB Digital to Overdrive. Holds will be honored up until the […]
When you place a hold in the catalog, you can choose the location where you’ll pick up your items. You can either set a preferred location that will be used by default, or pick a location each time you place a hold. Once you’ve place a hold, you can’t change the pickup location online – […]
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 […]
(See this information in English) Debido a COVID-19, todas las bibliotecas del Condado de Durham están ofreciendo sólo ciertos servicios al público, como por ejemplo un servicio nuevo que se llama Biblioteca ¡Para Llevar!, y videos/programas para todas las edades en Youtube y Zoom (que se encuentran en https://durhamcountylibrary.org/calendar/). ¿Qué es Biblioteca ¡para llevar! ? […]
Durham County Library is thrilled to announce our libraries are now fine free. Effective July 1, 2020, library users will no longer be charged fines for overdue materials. Existing overdue fines will be forgiven and more will not accrue. This change should be reflected in library users’ accounts by late July. Ending overdue fines is […]
Durham County Library enters Phase 2 of reopening on June 16 with the launch of Library Take-Out! Starting June 16, library customers will be able to log in to their account online at DurhamCountyLibrary.org or call 919-560-0103 to place a hold on books and audiovisual material for pick up at the library.
You asked, we listened – a new, better catalog interface is coming to Durham County Library! Starting Monday, July 6, it will be the default when you search our catalog at durhamcountylibrary.org. You can also go ahead and preview it now at https://durhamcounty.bibliocommons.com/. We’re very excited to offer this improved experience, and we hope you’ll […]
Welcome to Durham County Library’s 2020 Summer of Learning! Join us this summer for activities, prizes, and of course reading. Anyone is welcome to participate.