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Summer Reading Has Arrived!

Are you taking our Adult Summer Reading Challenge?

Check our Events page for summer programs! All Oceans of Possibilities Adult Summer Reading programming that requires registration is open to sign up! Join us on July 7th for the return of Corinne Roberts with Seascapes, an adult art class that requires no experience and only a pencil and paper to attend. Register HERE

There are also many events that do not require registration including summer concerts, drop-in crafts and movies and of course, our Adult Summer Reading Challenge! Summer Reading at DPL officially runs from June 27th-July 29th but you can pickup your challenge cards at the library or download one HERE starting now! 

Youth Services Summer Reading Program!

Oceans of Possibilities! Program runs June 27th - July 29th

REGISTER YOUR YOUTH HERE!   Once registered, stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up your packet. 

Youth Summer Programs! Yoga for Tots, Storytimes, Crafts, Joint Library Programs. Summer Young Adult Programs(ages 10 & up)  Registration required for Corinne Roberts Drawing Program on Monday, July 11th at 4 pm

Sea Creature Hunt in Downtown Durham Week 1:  Head on down to the center of town to spot this fish.  You can stop on in for a tasty dish.  This fish is never mean and enjoys being in the window of ___ ____ ____! Take a picture and bring it in to us or email dplnhyouthservices@gmail.com

Weekly Trivia Questions Here!    June Calendar  July Calendar

June Is Pride Month!

Click below for a list of recommendations from our collection!

Summer Concerts On The Library Lawn Are Back!

Join us for Hungrytown on July 13th!


New Summer Storywalk Book In The Rain Garden!

My Ocean is Blue by Darren Lebeuf