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Double-Check Your Hold Pickup Location

May 4, 2017, 5:40 p.m. Update: Everything should be back to normal now. The online catalog will default to your home library when placing holds. There is a bug in our online account access where all holds are defaulting to pickup at East Regional Library. When placing a hold, please double-check the drop-down menu to […]

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Homework Gap Survey for Parents

Nationally, 7 in 10 teachers assign homework that requires internet access. But an estimated five million households with school-age children do not have internet access at home. Students that fall into this “homework gap” — households where internet access is limited or unavailable — lag behind in education and are less competitive in the workforce. […]

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Animazement Bookmark Design Contest

Each spring, Durham County Library is proud to participate in Animazement, a convention dedicated to celebrating manga, Anime and Japanese culture. This year, in order to better publicize all the great things the library has to offer, we are looking to create bookmarks to hand out. To do this we are looking for talented artists […]

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Go For Launch! Comes to Durham County Library

Learn from an astronaut and other space industry experts! Durham County Library is excited to present Go For Launch!, a three-day program that uses space exploration as a platform to launch student engagement in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM), while encouraging development of teamwork, communication, and leadership skills. Go For Launch!, run by the […]

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Transformation Main: Holds Cutoff

To prepare for the closing of Main Library, effective after closing on Wednesday, December 21, patrons will no longer be able to select Main Library as a hold pickup location. Once the change is made, patrons will need to select another DCL location at which to pick up their holds. On January 6, any outstanding Main […]

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Introducing Winter Reading and Fine Read Down

UPDATE: First half of Winter Reading ends on January 31. Get your completed entries in by then to be eligible for the first half drawing. ******* 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 […]

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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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