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Partner Events

Occasionally Durham County Library, the Friends of the Durham Library or Durham Library Foundation partner with other organizations to sponsor events outside the DCL system. Upcoming partner events are listed below.


2nd Annual Monarch FestivalSecond Annual Monarch Festival
Saturday, October 8
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sandy Creek Park, 3510 Sandy Creek Drive

Join us as we celebrate the amazing journey of the Monarch butterfly! Sandy Creek Park is a certified waystation for Monarch butterflies as they migrate throughout North America. This unique Durham park features milkweed, nectar sources and shelter that help sustain Monarchs throughout their migration. In celebration of the Monarchs, the second annual Sandy Creek Monarch Festival will feature music, family friendly activities & food. Experts will be giving talks about Monarch biology, ecology, and conservation and pollinator friendly plants will be available for purchase. More information >>>