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New and improved catalog – launching Monday, 7/6

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 […]

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Durham County Library COVID-19 Update

Due to COVID-19, all Durham County Library locations are currently closed for regular public access. While our doors are closed, we are working to provide alternate ways for people to access library resources: Library Take-Out! As of June 16, you can now place holds on books, DVDs, and CDs, and schedule a time to pick […]

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2019 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 at the Fall Staff Development Day. The nominee should exemplify one (or all) of the following attributes: Exceptional service this year Creativity Dedication to increasing the public’s perception […]

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Public computer replacement

During the month of June, we’ll be replacing the public computers at all of our library locations. The replacement will bring some exciting changes that should improve your library technology experience (upgraded operating systems and software!). We’ll be working on one location per day, and on the scheduled day, there won’t be public computer access […]

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Experiment from Durham County Library Go For Launch Series to Launch to International Space Station

Durham County Library and Higher Orbits, a non-profit with the mission of promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education through the launchpad of spaceflight, are pleased to announce Team Orion the winner of the Go For Launch! (GFL!) 2018 Durham Series presented by the Durham County Library and Durham Library Foundation. Higher Orbits, in […]

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Celebrate This Week’s Featured Reader, Naomi!

Every summer, as part of Durham County Library’s Summer Reading program, we celebrate a reader from each of Durham County Library’s locations. This week we’re featuring Naomi, who is seven and a half years old and a rising second grader. Naomi enjoys visiting Southwest Regional Library because of all the wonderful books and fun programs […]

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2018 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 at the Fall Staff Development Day. The nominee should exemplify one (or all) of the following attributes: Exceptional service this year Creativity Dedication to increasing the public’s perception […]

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Celebrate This Week’s Featured Reader, Devin!

Every summer, as part of Durham County Library’s Summer Reading Program, we celebrate a reader from each of Durham County Library’s locations. This week we’re featuring Devin, who is 6 years old. Devin enjoys visiting Stanford L. Warren Branch Library. Devin’s favorite thing about the library is programs. The books are great, too! Devin recommends […]

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