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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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Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Final Environmental Impact Statement/Record of Decision Available

GoTriangle, with the Federal Transit Administration, has prepared a combined Final Environmental Impact Statement and Final Section 4(f) Determination/Record of Decision (FEIS/ROD) to evaluate 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 […]

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Problems with OverDrive App for iPhones and iPads

Durham County Library’s primary ebook vendor, OverDrive, recently updated their iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) app to fix some bugs and update the user interface. Unfortunately, some users have been reporting problems with the update that may include the app crashing or being unable to download ebooks. OverDrive is aware of the issues and is working on […]

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Tax Assistance at the Library

Volunteers from VITA and AARP will be providing free assistance at select Durham County Library locations in filing federal and state income tax forms. Please bring photo ID, social security card(s) for all filers and dependents, and all tax documents such as W-2s and 1099s. (See complete list below.) Sessions run from February 1 – […]

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DCL Director Tammy Baggett Visited Washington, DC for ConnectED Workshop

Durham County Library Director Tammy Baggett along with Commissioner Michael D. Page, chairman of the Durham Board of County Commissioners, joined more than 90 officials from 45 communities across the country in Washington D.C. on January 19 to explore strategies for creating strong partnerships to ensure that all school children have easy access to the […]

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Checkout Zinio Digital Magazines Directly from App

To kick off the New Year, we are pleased to announce major enhancements to Zinio for Libraries’ mobile apps. Effective now, patrons may check out magazines from within the mobile app without going to Durham County Library’s Zinio page and set preferences to auto-download magazines and queue multiple magazines for batch downloading. iOS iPhone and […]

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