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Adult Winter Reading Challenge

December 21st starts our Adult Winter Reading Challenge!! Sign up at the circulation desk to get your punch card. Read 5 books and get your prize! All books count! Books you own, books on your kindle, ebooks, audiobooks, books you check out from the … Read More

500 Books Before Middle School

Register Now for 500 Books Before Middle School!!! The program is simple. Read or listen to 500 fiction books, non fiction books, graphic novels, audiobooks, or ebooks and you win! Kids registered will receive a book bag and a passport. For every 10 books … Read More

December 7, 8, and 16: Cookie Decorating

Join Ms. Shirley and learn how to decorate sugar cookies! This activity is open to everyone 16 and over. We have three sessions to choose from: Session 1: Tuesday, December 7 at 6 pm Session 2: Wednesday, December 8 at 6 pm Session 3: … Read More

December 7: Homeschool Open House

Calling all homeschooling families!! Homeschooling is HARD. Let the library help! Come to the New Durham Public Library on December 7th to meet our new library director, Caitlin Frost. She wants to know how NDPL can better serve you! Homeschooling families with children of … Read More

The library gets a crocodile!

Behold! Our new crocodile activity wall! This wall installation was a gift from The Friends of the Library to Cathy Allyn, our previous library director, for her years of dedicated service to the library, the town, and her amazing work with children’s programming. The … Read More

November 20: Family Craft Day

Come join us for a morning of crafting! We’ll be making fairy light jars. All materials will be provided. This craft is perfect for both families and people who just like to make things. This will go from 10:30-12:30 or AS SUPPLIES LAST! Once … Read More

We’re having a book sale!

The NDPL is having a book sale from November 1st through the 19th. All types of books will be available—children’s books, young adult, adult, fiction, and nonfiction. There will also be DVDs, audiobooks, and more! DATE: November 1-19, 2021 PRICING: Hardcover books are $1; … Read More

Veterans Day Selections for All Ages

November 1, 2021 Veterans Day is November 11th, but we have already set up our displays with a wonderful selection of nonfiction, biography, historical fiction, and DVDs depicting life as a soldier. Come in and (literally!) check out these courageous stories of our men … Read More

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