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Log in to your library account to place and manage holds, renew items, and create lists for books, CDs, DVDs, and books on CD:
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To log in and manage your ebooks or e-audiobooks, click here.

Forgot your PIN? If you haven’t changed it, it may be the last 4 digits of the phone number on file for your account. If you need a reset, email the library or call us at 919-560-0100.

Manage All Your Family’s Accounts in One Place

If you’d like to see all of your family’s due dates, holds and more all in one place, try Library Elf. DCL subscribes to this service, so there is no charge to you. You can also sign up for text or email messages to alert you to hold availability, pre-overdue and overdue items.

To get started, go to Library Elf, click “List of Libraries,” find Durham County Library and click “Signup.”

If you need assistance with your account, please visit the Ask Us page.

To register for a library account, please visit any Durham County Library location with a photo ID and proof of Durham County residency. More information about library cards >>