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Introducing Winter Reading and Fine Read Down

Everyone knows about our popular Summer Reading program. For the first time this year, Durham County Library is adding a Winter Reading program with the opportunity for library patrons to read down their fines. The program is free, fun and runs from December 1 through April 1. Pick up a reading log at any Durham […]

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Fall Into Romance November 4-5

Durham County Library presents Fall Into Romance, a two day festival celebrating romance novels. The kick-off party is at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 4 at Black Twig Cider House, 2812 Erwin Road in Durham. On Saturday, November 5 the festival moves to Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road in Durham, from 10 a.m. to […]

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Summer Reading 2016 Survey

We hope everyone had as much fun with this year’s Summer Reading as we did! Even though Summer Reading 2016 is in the books, we are already talking about how we can make it bigger and better in 2017. But, we need your help! Please take a moment to complete our annual Summer Reading Survey […]

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Comics, Ebooks and Kids Mode Added to hoopla

Over the past year, hoopla has become a popular way for Durham County Library patrons to stream and download popular audiobooks, music, movies and tv shows on-demand, with no holds and no late fees. We are excited to announce that our hoopla offerings have been expanded to include comics, ebooks and a new Kids Mode. hoopla […]

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TV Series DVD Collection Launches

Durham County Library has had feature film and documentary DVDs for years now. We’ve even had a handful of TV series. Today, we are excited to announce that we have launched a full TV Series DVD collection with copies of popular series ready to checkout. The new collection contains over 200 seasons of hit shows […]

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2016 Trustees’ Award Nominations Open

You are invited to nominate a Durham County Library staff member for the annual Trustees’ Award, to be awarded by the Durham County Library Board of Trustees on Fall Staff Day. The nominee should exemplify one (or all) of the following attributes: Exceptional service this year Creativity Dedication to increasing the public’s perception of the […]

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Catch Pokemon at Southwest Regional Library

Catch a “real life” Pokemon at Southwest Regional Library Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22! While “Pokemon Go” is all the rage (and, yes, the library is a great place to catch virtual Pokemon), why settle for the virtual when you can catch, and maybe get a hug from the Pokemon Jigglypuff? Jigglypuff will […]

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Lucky Day Collection Launches

Are you number 147 on the hold list for the latest bestseller? If so, today might be your lucky day! Durham County Library is excited to announce the launch of the Lucky Day Collection, which features the most popular books in the library’s collection from your favorite authors, available immediately with no holds. DCL staff […]

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