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October is here!

Check our Events & Programs tab above for what's coming up!

Check our Events page where our adult programs for autumn are open for registration

This month! Genealogist and librarian Erin Moulton returns with programs just spooky enough for October with A Beginner's Guide to Cemetery Sleuthing and Death of a Showman: A Genealogy Case Study! And finish out leaf peeping season by learning how to draw the foliage you see with Corinne Robert's Adult Sketching class on Fall Landscapes! 

Next month! Join us in person on Tuesday, November 1st as we host Paul Wainwright for New England's Colonial Meetinghouses and Their Impact on American Society at 6:00 pm! Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. 

Youth Services

Fall Programming and Registration for some programs!

Children's ProgramsStorytimes, Wiggles and Giggles, Lego Club, Art Club, STEAM Saturdays, Home-schoolers group. Register Here for Lego Club and Art Club.

Special Programs:  Halloween Trunk or Treat and Monsters Inc. Movie, Monday October 31st 6-6:30 pm Trunk or Treat, 6:30 pm Movie!  Wear your costumes!

Young Adult Programs (10 & up):  YA Cooking Project Part of the Nicole Moore Culinary Series, YA games, TAB, Bookeaters. Register Here for YA Cooking Project.

Patch Club begins on 9/1/22 and runs through 5/31/22. This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Durham Public Library. New to Club? Register Here for Patch Club.


October Suggestions From Your DPL Staff!

Indigenous Peoples' Day is coming up!

Exhibit opens in September! The return of art in the gallery!


Stop by the library in August to view the beautiful artwork of local photographer Nick Gagnon in the upstairs gallery! Click HERE for more information about his work!

Fall Storywalk Book In The Rain Garden!

Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert