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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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MakerLab @ Main Grand Opening

Join us at Main Library on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for the Grand Opening of the MakerLab @ Main. Introductory comments and speakers will be at 10 a.m. followed by an Open House. Enjoy robotics, 3D printer demonstrations, a take-home craft — make a light-up card for Father’s Day or […]

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2016 DCL Technology Services Survey

We want to hear from you! From May 13 to June 10, Durham County Library will be running a survey to understand how patrons benefit from the library’s technology offerings. This will help us provide resources and services that are valuable to the Durham community. The survey is anonymous and does not collect any personally […]

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Plant-a-Palooza is Back With the NCTomatoMan

He’s baaaack. In what’s becoming a popular annual tradition, Craig LeHouiller, better known as the NCTomatoMan, will be giving away vegetable plants that are ready for planting in your garden. So, set your alarms to get to Main Library at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21. Craig will be in the parking lot with his […]

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DCL Launches Miss Humblebee’s Academy for Online Preschool Learning

Durham County Library is excited to announce the launch of Miss Humblebee’s Academy, an educational program that assists Durham’s youngest learners in building foundational literacy skills. DCL card holders can access the fun and interactive learning program through the DCL website. Designed for children ages 3 to 6 and employing friendly cartoon characters to guide […]

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DCL Holds Bike Rodeos to Celebrate Bike Month

Durham County Library will celebrate National Bike Month by hosting four Bike Rodeos at DCL locations. The events, listed below, will promote biking and bike safety, and they will feature fun activities for the whole family. To participate in a Bike Rodeo, all riders must wear helmets. You can bring your own or be measured […]

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