For adults

The library is not just for kids (although we love them) and not just about books (although we’ve got them). We offer a wide range of adult-specific programs and services created to inspire lives and transform our community. Wherever you are in life, we’re there for you.

At the library, you can:

There’s something for everyone – come check us out!

Upcoming events

Nature Writing Workshop

Saturday, August 20, 2022 • 10:00am - 11:30am

Main Library (Meeting Room #4347)

Join us for our 4th Nature Writing Workshop!  Prior attendance is NOT required....

Ages: Adult, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Senior Citizen

Registration required

Write Types

Saturday, August 20, 2022 • 11:00am - 1:00pm

North Regional Library (North Regional - Children's Programming Room)

Write Types is a writing critique group for works of all genres. Each month, we will discuss the craft of writing and review each other's works. Registration is required. To submit an item for critique, email by...

Ages: Adult, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, High School, Teen

Registration required

Graphic Book Club: Pre-1950 Comics

Saturday, August 20, 2022 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm


Are you a fan of comic books or graphic novels? Join us on ZOOM for this month's meeting of Durham County Library's Graphic Book Club....

Ages: Adult, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, High School, Senior Citizen

Registration required

Board Game Bonanza

Saturday, August 20, 2022 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Main Library (Innovation Lab)

It's a board game bonanza at the Main Library's 3rd floor Innovation Lab! Bring a group of gamers or come ready to make new friends! Board game enthusiasts of all ages welcome. You are welcome to bring your own games. ...

Ages: Adult, Elementary School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, High School, Intergenerational, Middle School, Teen, Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds

Registration required

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Meet the adult services librarians

Natalie in front of a black-and-white mural showing some large tentacles


Location: Main Library

Natalie is an Adult Services Librarian at the Main Library. Her career began in a small, rural library in western North Carolina. She is an avid crafter and particularly enjoys helping adult and senior customers find creative outlets and learn new skills. She is usually reading a young adult fantasy series, true crime, or a good ghost story.

Pronouns: she/her

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