Stanford L. Warren Branch Library is temporarily closed for building repairs. More info >

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!

Today's events

Hispanic Heritage Month Scavenger Hunt at Southwest Regional Library

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Southwest Regional - Programming Room)

Let’s celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th - October 15th with a SCAVENGER HUNT! There are 22 countries that speak Spanish, but we have hidden only 12 in the Children’s Area at Southwest Regional Library. Can you...

Ages: Elementary School, Intergenerational, Kindergarten, Pre-School

STEAM Take & Make: NASA Paper Spacecraft

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 • All day

Main Library

Aim for the stars and build your very own paper model of NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO). All you need is pair scissors and a glue stick. Kits are available on the 3rd floor by the Innovation Lab....

Ages: Intergenerational

Durham Voices

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm


Durham Voices is a fiction critique group for those serious about working toward publication. Space is limited, so please email Phil at to inquire about availability.

Ages: Adult

Check for more events like this > or See all events

Meet the adult services librarians

Tagged file folders representing Emily's many library interests and activities, including book clubs, the volunteer fair, and more


Location: North Regional Library

Emily is a native of Ohio who loves living in Durham. Her favorite resource on this website is NoveList Plus, an amazing place to go for book recommendations, series order, and so much more! A few of Emily’s other favorite things: LIBRARIES, reading, walking, helping people, cats, more reading, book clubs, and bringing interesting people from the community into the library to share useful information. Also reading.

Pronouns: she/her

Meet all the adult services librarians >