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Fall Book Sale October 16-18

The Friends of the Durham Library will host a Fall Book Sale on October 16-18 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St., Durham 27701. Twice a year, the Friends present major book sales, offering a wide variety of authors and literary genres via more than 70,000 books, as well as audiobooks, CDs and DVDs. […]

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Digital Bookmobile to Visit Main Library

Join us at Main Library on Tuesday, October 6 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to learn how to get ebooks, e-audiobooks and more from Durham County Library on the Digital Bookmobile! With instructional videos, interactive computer stations and a fully-loaded gadget gallery, readers of all ages will experience new ways to enjoy digital books […]

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Read an Ebook Day Coming Sept. 18

Durham County Library will take part and celebrate International Read an Ebook Day on September 18, an annual holiday to celebrate and raise awareness for reading on digital devices. In recent years, the popularity of Ebooks has soared and readers are taking advantage of the ebook technology and popular titles available at the library. From […]

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DCL Open House Week

Durham County Library will host open houses at each of the seven library locations between Tuesday, September 8 and Tuesday, September 15. We are inviting community members young and old to visit their library and to sample some of the programs and events available year-round. DCL staff will be available to answer a variety of questions […]

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Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Draft Environmental Impact Statement Available

GoTriangle, with the Federal Transit Administration, has released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project. Citizens may view the report at any Durham County Library location. A copy is held at each location’s information desk. While the document is not available for check out, it can be read within […]

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Seed Saving Workshop

Join us on Monday, August 24 at Main Library from 5:30 – 7 p.m. to learn how to harvest and preserve seeds from your garden at a Seed Saving Workshop. You’ll also learn about Durham County Library’s Digging Durham Seed Library and be able to checkout some of the first batches of fall seeds. This […]

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Summer Reading Survey

We would like to send a huge thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Summer Reading program. This year, we had over 6,000 Summer Reading participants — our most ever! We also surpassed last year’s points total of 2.1 million with over 2.5 million points earned this year. We’re already thinking about how […]

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Bragtown Back-to-School Bash

Celebrate the end of summer with a Back-to-School Bash at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 14, at the Bragtown Library Family Literacy Center, 3200 Dearborn Dr. The program will feature juggling, Indian dance, music, food, games and educational activities. See you there! For more information, contact DeLois Cue at 919-560-0210.

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2015 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 on Fall Staff Day. The nominee should exemplify one (or all) of the following attributes: Exceptional service this year Creativity Dedication to increasing the public’s perception of the […]

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Durham Comics Fest: July 23 – 26

Durham County Library presents its fifth annual Durham Comics Fest with guests, prizes, workshops and activities for children, teens and adults from Thursday, July 23 to Sunday, July 26 at various locations. This year’s guest cartoonists include Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules!), Nick Bertozzi (Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey and Lewis & Clark), Jim Ottaviani (Feynman, Primates, and […]

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