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Summer Reading 2017 is Here

It’s time for Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World! This year’s Summer Reading program runs from June 17 to August 12 and begins with a Kickoff celebration at Northgate Mall (1058 W Club Blvd, Durham, NC 27701) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 17. Join in the fun on the Plaza […]

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Friends Book Sale During Summer Reading Kickoff

Books Among Friends, the Friends of the Durham Library’s new location, is holding its next book sale on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with Durham County Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff. Books Among Friends is located inside Northgate (1058 W Club Blvd, Suite 252, Durham, NC 27701). If you enter […]

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Double-Check Your Hold Pickup Location

May 4, 2017, 5:40 p.m. Update: Everything should be back to normal now. The online catalog will default to your home library when placing holds. There is a bug in our online account access where all holds are defaulting to pickup at East Regional Library. When placing a hold, please double-check the drop-down menu to […]

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Homework Gap Survey for Parents

Nationally, 7 in 10 teachers assign homework that requires internet access. But an estimated five million households with school-age children do not have internet access at home. Students that fall into this “homework gap” — households where internet access is limited or unavailable — lag behind in education and are less competitive in the workforce. […]

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Animazement Bookmark Design Contest

Each spring, Durham County Library is proud to participate in Animazement, a convention dedicated to celebrating manga, Anime and Japanese culture. This year, in order to better publicize all the great things the library has to offer, we are looking to create bookmarks to hand out. To do this we are looking for talented artists […]

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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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