Libraries

Want to free up some space on your kids’ bookshelves and help children in need at the same time? Wake County Public Libraries is kicking off its second annual book drive tomorrow, and your near-new and gently used books could go a long way toward helping another child succeed. The book drive, which runs throughout […]

Wake County Public Libraries will celebrate Black Brilliance with more than a month of free programs focusing on Black art, history, creativity and culture. More than 50 opportunities, including author talks, community art projects, concerts and even a family-friendly dance party, will be hosted across more than 20 locations in the county.“From folk music to New York Times […]

Wake County Public Libraries’ popular Summer Reading Program might look a little different in 2020, but it promises the same mix of entertainment and education that participants have come to expect and enjoy. Summer @ the (Virtual) Library kicks off Sunday, June 14, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 15. “We know that COVID-19 has impacted […]

The Orange County Public Library (OCPL) will celebrate Halloween by hosting a variety of fun activities and events for kids, teens and adults.  All events are free and the public is encouraged to participate. Countdown to Halloween Monday, October 21 OCPL Main Library 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Start the countdown to Halloween by watching […]

Customers of the four Barnes and Noble  bookseller locations in Wake County can purchase books, using a special bookfair code—11117702—and send a percentage of the proceeds to support the book collection of Wake County Public Libraries.   On August 24 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. customers can contribute to the library by shopping in these […]