Kids’ bookshelves bursting at the seams? You’re in luck. Wake County Public Libraries is holding its inaugural book drive, and those books that still look like new could go a long way toward helping another child succeed. “We want to make sure that all Wake County children have the tools they need for a bright […]

  VITA/AARP TAX PREPARATION HELP This information may change without notice. Please contact the location for current information. Durham County Main Library (300 N. Roxboro Rd.) February 9th through April 13th No walk-ins will be accepted at the site…. appointment only service! (AARP) Leave message at either (919) 972-8397 or email Indicate the best […]

Teens in rising grades 6-10 are invited to submit a creepy story in the Wake Libraries’ Spooky Story Contest! Deadline is Oct. 24, and winners will be announced on Oct. 30!   Teens in grades 6-10 are invited to submit a spooky story inspired by a haunted image. Stories should be 2,000 words or less […]

Wake County Public Libraries is taking a popular program for teens to the next level. Nearly 350 students have already taken advantage of “Level Up: To College and Beyond,” a series of free, virtual programs and workshops where experts help teens prep for college, trade school, certificate programs and more. Now, just one month in, […]

School’s back in and you might need some homework help. Check out these resources available through the Durham County Library. All Ages Brainfuse HelpNow Free online tutoring Help & More Info Image Quest Images for homework and presentations Elementary School Gale in Context: Elementary (previously Kids InfoBits) Easy to understand articles CultureGrams: Kids Edition Culture, history, […]

You can still take advantage of your local library during the pandemic! Durham County Durham County Library is happy to offer Library Take-Out! as the second phase of our reopening. You can place holds on items, and when you’re notified that they are ready, make a reservation to come pick them up at the library. […]

Welcome to Durham County Library’s 2020 Summer of Learning! Join us this summer for activities, prizes, and of course reading. Anyone is welcome to participate – we have programs available for kids (ages 0-11), teens (ages 12-17), and adults (ages 18+). In this year’s program, you can earn points by reading (1 minute read = […]

Wake County Libraries are making it possible for families to enjoy one of their most popular programs even when libraries are closed. It’s Storytime, Anytime! Storytimes, which use talking, singing, reading, writing and playing to help get children ready to read. Watch a storytime and download one of their coloring pages. Facebook: The Karen […]

A Michigan woman was arrested after turning two library books in two years past their due date. Melinda Sanders-Jones said she attempted to use a printer at her local library and was told that she couldn’t use it until she returned her overdue books. She found the books and turned them in. Later, she found […]

More than 200,000 books will be up for grabs at Wake County Public Libraries’ annual Book Sale May 2-5 in the Expo Center at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. The Expo Center is near the Blue Ridge Rd. entrance and there is ample free parking throughout the fairgrounds. This popular event gives visitors the opportunity to pick […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Why not check out a free holiday movie at one of the Wake County libraries with the Holiday Film Series? For example, this Friday you can check out The Muppet Christmas Carol at the East Regional Library in Knightdale. On Saturday, you can catch The Polar Express […]

Wondering what in the world to do with  your children today? The Durham Public Libraries have some great, FREE ideas! For the kids: Bookmobile – Croasdaile Apartments (2726 Croasdaile Drive) Saturday, December 16, 2017 • 10:30am – 11:30am Off Site Bookmobile serving the community Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Senior Citizen, Pre-School, Middle School, […]