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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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Visit DCL at Burlington Mini Maker Faire

Durham County Library is excited to be an exhibitor at the 2016 Burlington Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Holly Hill Mall and Business Center (309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington, NC 27215). We will have our Watercolor Bot set up and ready to paint anything you […]

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DCL Celebrates National Bookmobile Day

Help us celebrate National Bookmobile Day on Wednesday, April 13 at one of several events throughout the afternoon. You’ll get to hop aboard our brand new bookmobile, Destination Literacy, and learn how this valuable resource brings Durham County Library into the community. The bookmobile will be at the following DCL locations on the 13th. North […]

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2016 Spring Book Sale: April 15-17

Spring into savings with great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale, April 15-17 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham 27701. Over 50,000 books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs are categorized for easy shopping in the library’s auditorium and garage, and under tents set up […]

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Big Library Read Features American Sniper

Durham County Library is excited to take part in the next Big Library Read program, the world’s largest global ebook reading club. DCL users will be able to borrow the ebook and e-audiobook, American Sniper, The New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, starting Thursday, March 17 and concluding on Thursday, […]

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Teen Lit Fest Coming April 23

Durham County Library is excited to announce the inaugural Teen Lit Fest on Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Main library. You’ll have a chance to meet and learn from popular young adult authors and poets by attending author talks and workshops. There will be free food, swag and activities throughout […]

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New Bookmobile Making the Rounds in Durham County

You may have seen Durham County Library’s shiny new bookmobile, named Destination Literacy, around Durham County. With over 60 stops each month, it will become as familiar on the roads of Durham as our famous food trucks. The new bookmobile holds 3,000 books, but patrons have access to the entire library collection through requests. It […]

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