Here’s the latest news from Durham County Library.
Beginning October 2, 2023, the North Carolina Collection’s hours will be Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Appointments outside of these hours are available upon request. Please contact NCC staff for more information at email@example.com or at 919-560-0171.
The library will be updating its behind-the-scenes computer software this May and June. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to provide a better experience for you! Schedule May 1 – Checkout period doubled Due dates extended – longer checkout times to assist with the transition May 22 – New holds and interlibrary […]
On Saturday, April 29, 2023, the Durham Library Foundation will host All Booked Up, an after-hours party celebrating the library. Occurring alongside Durham County Library’s Third Annual Library Fest: The Storytelling Edition, All Booked Up will take place at Main Library from 7-10 p.m. The event will feature fantastic food and drink, a DJ, behind the scenes access, library tours, live demonstrations, and more.
Beginning Monday, April 24 and ending Saturday, April 29, 2023, Durham County Library and the Durham Library Foundation will host Library Fest: The Storytelling Edition. Following last year’s Food Edition and the inaugural edition in 2021, the Library is excited to feature headliners including Terry McMillan, Jeghetto, Chef Sean Sherman, and Sheila Turnage. There are many ways to tell a story, and our various free Library Fest programs reflect that theme.
The Economist magazine will no longer be available through Durham County Library’s Libby/OverDrive Magazines site effective February 1.
Durham County Library will partner with several community organizations on a program entitled Mayberry Modernism: North Carolina’s Modernist Legacy. Featuring a headline lecture by USModernist and NCModernist founder George Smart, Mayberry Modernism will also include screenings of four documentary films throughout the day.
On December 8th, 2022, the Friends of the Durham Library (FODL) held a ceremony to award Durham County Library staff with scholarships for their continued education. Three library staff members, Hitoko Isono, Caroline Flory, and Nadia Merritt received scholarships toward graduate school tuition.
Durham County Library is pleased to announce its receipt of a State Library of North Carolina (SLNC) Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Project Grant to support the refitting of the Tech Mobile.
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 […]
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 […]