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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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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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