Summer 2017 Programs

Summer Reading 2017 : Build A Better World

Are you reading to “Build A Better World ” at the Durham Public Library this summer?

Starting Monday, June 19th  Register for our Wandoo Summer Reading Program, read, participate in challenges and attend library programs to collect prizes and tickets towards a charitable donation!


Drop-in Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime
Ages Birth to 2.5 (Siblings welcome)
Mondays at 10:30AM
6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24

Preschool Storytime
Ages  2.5 and up (Siblings welcome)
Tuesdays at 10:15AM
6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8

Farmers Market Storytime
All Ages
Thursdays at 5PM

Harry Potter Book Club

Tuesdays at 6:30PM

Muggle and Wizard families, children, and teens are encouraged to join the library’s Harry Potter Book Club. We will be discussing one book a week for the whole summer. There will be Potter-themed snacks, games, crafts, and trivia for everyone. You can attend just one week or all of them! Registration encouraged, but not required. 


*Bonus* The Cursed Child 8/29 at 6:30PM CANCELLED

August Programs

Famous Inventors Hunt in the Children’s Department


Visit the Children’s Department to see if you can find all famous inventor pictures hidden around the kids’ area! Then take your completed scavenger hunt sheet to the front desk for a prize! Play as many times as you want all month long!


C.A.M.P. ( Crafts All Month Please)

Monday through Saturday, 8/1-9/2

Drop-in crafts for all ages during the month of August.

Mask Craft: 8/21-8/26

Mystery Crafts:  8/28-9/2