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Here’s the latest news from Durham County Library.

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Durham County Library to Host Visioning Session for Stanford L. Warren Branch Library Renovations

Durham, NC — Durham County Library is pleased to announce an additional public forum to envision the renovation of the system’s Stanford L. Warren Branch Library. Temporarily closed in August 2021 due to water intrusion issues, Stanford L. Warren Branch Library is set to undergo extensive repairs and a renovation of its interior. Durham County […]

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Durham County Library Receives Bright Ideas Grant from State Library

Durham, NC — Durham County Library is pleased to announce its receipt of a State Library of North Carolina (SLNC) Bright Ideas Grant in support of the Library’s Older Adult and Shut-In Services (OASIS) program. The grant funds will support the upgrading of OASIS’ reminiscence therapy kits. The purpose of reminiscence therapy kits is to […]

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Durham County Library Wins National Association of Counties Award for Innovation League Program

Durham County Library is pleased to announce its receipt of a National Association of Counties (NACo) award for its cutting-edge program, Innovation League. NACo brings together more than 3.6 million employees from over 2,500 counties to promote and recognize excellence in county government. Innovation League was among seven units of Durham County Government recognized for winning a NACo award at the July 11 Board of County Commissioners meeting.

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Durham County Library Invites Employers to Participate in System-Wide Job Fair

Durham County Library is pleased to announce that it will host a system-wide job fair at the end of August. We are currently looking for local partner employers interested in participating. Opportunities will be made available across multiple career paths and experience levels including retail, hospitality, technology, government, and more.

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Durham County Library Announces “Wings of a Migrant Butterfly” Display

Durham, NC — Durham County Library is pleased to announce the display of artist Cornelio Campos’ mural “Wings of a Migrant Butterfly” in the North Carolina Collection at Main Library. Participating students in the community outreach project “Two-Way Bridges: Connecting Duke, Durham, and the Americas” assisted with painting this mural, designed by Campos. With funding […]

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Durham County Library Awarded Federal Grant

Durham County Library and Digital Durham are pleased to announce the award of a $20,742 federal grant distributed by the State Library of North Carolina (SLNC) for a Digital Navigator pilot program to aid in bridging the digital divide in Durham. These federal funds represent an investment in libraries’ capacity to deliver relevant and up-to-date […]

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Durham County Library Announces New Deputy Director

Durham County Library is pleased to announce Stephanie Fennell, most recently the location manager for North Regional Library, as the new Deputy Director. Fennell will start this role today, March 7, 2022. “We are thrilled to welcome Stephanie to our Executive Leadership Team,” said Tammy Baggett-Best, Library Director. “Her years of service with Durham County […]

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