Durham County Library’s Extended Hours

From Lynn Richardson –

Dear Friends of the North Carolina Collection,

We’ve expanded our hours to include Saturdays 10:00-5:00. Lauren Havens, MLS, UNC-Chapel Hill, and former NC Collection volunteer, is the Saturday staff person. See the press release below for more details.

Collection hours are:

Mon.                     12:30-9
Tues.-Thurs.      10-5
Fri.                         2-5
Sat.                        10-5

Look forward to seeing you soon!

Lynn Richardson
North Carolina Collection
Durham County Library
(919) 560-0171


Date: July 13, 2012                                                                                                  

CONTACT: Gina Rozier, 919-560-0151 or grozier@durhamcountync.gov



Durham County Library North Carolina Collection to Begin Saturday Hours


Durham – Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection will add Saturday hours beginning July 14, 2012.

With funding from a grant from Durham Library Foundation, which will provide for additional staff, the NC Collection will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

The North Carolina Collection houses more than 16,000 books, plus thousands of other items related to North Carolina and Durham history and culture including local government documents such as city and county budgets, photographs of Durham from the late 1800s forward, maps of Durham and North Carolina, local magazines like Our State and North Carolina Historical Review, newspapers from the late 1800s forward, high school yearbooks from Durham schools, old Durham phone books and city directories, and papers of Durham individuals and organizations.

For more information about the Collection, or if you are interested in donating materials to enhance the study of Durham city and county’s history and culture, contact Lynn Richardson at 919-560-0171.

Durham County Library provides the entire community with books, services and other resources that inform, inspire learning, cultivate understanding and excite the imagination. For more information, visit your local library or visit us online at durhamcountylibrary.org.