Book Lover’s Circle

On Wednesday, January 3, we will discuss The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez. The discussion will be held at 7:30  in the Activity Room of the Library. All are welcome.

Copies of the book are available at the check-out desk.

And pick up a copy of our February discussion book, The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.

Thursday Matinees

The Durham Public Library hosts a movie matinee every Thursday at 1:30pm. This film series is free and open to the public. Please note that for movies rated R, only individuals age 18 & over are permitted to attend. Viewer discretion is advised.


Nov. 30      Swing Shift, starring Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, 113 min, PG

Dec. 7         The Glass Castle, starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, 127 min,  PG13

Dec. 14       Christmas in Connecticut, starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, 101 min, G

Dec. 21       The Holiday, starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, 136 min, PG13

Dec. 28       Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, 135 min, PG13

Jan. 4         Home Again, starring Reese Witherspoon, Nat Wolff, 97 min, PG-13

Jan. 11       Dunkirk,   starring Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, 105 min, PG-13

Jan. 18       Victoria & Abdul, starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, 112 min, PG-13

Jan. 25       American Made, starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, 115 min, R

Feb. 1         No Movie— A Taste of Durham

Feb. 8         Stronger, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, 116 min, R

Feb. 15       All Saints, starring John Corbett, Barry Corbin, 108 min, PG

Feb. 22       Marshall, starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, 118 min, PG-13





Anime Club in the Teen Lounge

On the first Friday of each month the Library will be hosting Anime Club in the Teen Lounge after school.  There will be anime streamed the entire 2.5 hours, with requests taken from you!  There will also be Anime related crafts, snacks, and/or games!  No registration required.
Friday, December 2nd from 2:30-5:00pm
Ages 12-18

Online Summer Reading for Teens & Adults

Welcome to Summer Reading!

Young adults entering grades 7-12 and adult patrons are invited to participate in our Summer Reading Program via Wandoo Reader, an online reading tracker.  Patrons who participated last year will remember it!

Earn 1 raffle ticket for every 60 minutes of reading logged, earn 1 raffle ticket for every challenge completed, and Young Adults can earn 1 raffle ticket for every program they attend.

The Summer Reading Program begins on Monday, June 27th and runs through to Saturday, August 6th.


Click the appropriate link below:


Wandoo Reader Online Summer Reading Tracker


If you are a Strong Middle School student, click here:


Any other young adults entering grades 7-12 who wish to participate, click here:


Adults 18+ your summer reading link is here:

Minecraft Club

Crafters, Creepers, and Master Builders are invited to the Minecraft Club.  Chat with other players, work together to build great things, or just play on the Library’s own server.

Mondays June 27th-August 1st 3-4pm
Ages 10-18.

Drop in.