Durham Public Library


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Happy Summer From DPL!

DPL is committed to serving our patrons as fully as possible. Click HERE to read the latest Library Service Update from our Director!

Our DPL Adult Summer Reading Challenge is well underway! Congrats to our Week 3 winners Ada Gerard and Karyn Laird! Click HERE to read about the challenge and download a challenge card for our last two weeks!

Don't forget that Meditation and Yoga with Jiong Jiong Hu continues through August 1st !  And on August 5th, McGregor EMS returns with Ask Your Ambulance! This month's topic centers on emergency tips and bleeding control. Register HERE

Need help wading through our digital resources? Looking for ebooks, audiobooks, languages courses or job search? Device Help with DPL staff continues every Thursday at the library! Give us a call 603-868-6699 to set up a time!

Youth Services Tails and Tales Summer Reading!

CONGRATULATIONS SUMMER READERS.  WE READ 82.700 MINUTES WEEK 1, WEEK 2 and WEEK 3!  KEEP READING!

Week 4:  Trivia Questions: 

What are the noisiest land animals? Click here for hint. 

How many eyelids does a camel have on each eye? Click here for hint.

Email us the answers at dplnhyouthservices@gmail.com or stop by the Youth Services Desk.

Week 4:  Downtown Durham "Animal Hunt":

Clue:  " Hunt for the library animal hidden in downtown Durham.  Here is the clue:  " A panda is a type of bear who loves to eat bamboo.  You'd head to this place if you'd like one to take a ride with you.  Rent a bike, buy a helmet, show your community support.  Where this zoo animal is waiting at ___________ __________ ________ & ____________. "

Take a picture of yourself with the animal and upload to Readsquared or email us the picture at dplnhyouthservices@gmail.com.  Have fun! To register for summer reading and our fun programs see below!

Wall Street Journal Digital Access!

Now available through DPL!

NEW to DPL! Access The Wall Street Journal from anywhere!

Simply click HERE to create your account. Your access will be available for the next 3 days. At the conclusion of the 3 day period, you may click the above link again. Log-in as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created! 

Join the DPL team!

New job posting!

Durham Public Library is now taking applications for a part-time, Library Assistant position in the Youth & Children's Services Department!

Click HERE for the full job description and to apply! 

 

Register for Summer Reading and Summer Programs!

Check out our new Storywalk Book "Wild Symphony" by Dan Brown!

REGISTER HERE: FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM AND STOP BY TO PICK UP YOUR PACKET!

REGISTER HERE:  FOR SUMMER CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS (Storytime, Baby Lap-sit, crafty critters take home craft)

REGISTER HERE: FOR Virtual Joint Library Programs with the Durham, Lee and Madbury Libraries on Thursdays at 10:30 am Finale with Keith Munslow.

REGISTER HERE: FOR Young Adult Monday programs (ages 10 & up)

New Summer Storywalk Book in the Rain Garden!  Wild Symphony by Dan Brown.  Don't miss this fun, interactive story.  Check out this youtube clip to see how to use your iphone while reading the book. Click Here!  Find the full July 2021Summer Reading Calendar here!