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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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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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