The nearest bus stop is on the corner of Mineral Springs Rd. and Highway 98 - it's about a 1/2 mile walk east on Highway 98.
To the right of the entrance, past the brick sign that says “East Regional Library”
Large free lot
- 24-hour exterior book drop
- Single-occupant all-gender restroom
- Infant changing stations
- Bookable rooms
Public internet access computers
Computers with internet access are available for public use at all Durham County Library locations.Public internet access computers details
Wireless internet access
You can connect your own device to the internet at any of our locations. Our wireless internet access is free and does not require a password. Look for the network named “DCo Library Public.” Heads up – our network is an unsecured network.
Hotspots for checkout
Your Durham County Library card lets you borrow a mobile hotspot to take the internet wherever you go!Hotspots for checkout details
You can print to printers at East Regional from your mobile device or home computer.Printing details
Document feeder and flatbed scanners are available. Our scanners can handle up to legal sized (8.5″ x 14″) documents.
Scanning is free of cost. You will need a library card or computer use card to sign on to the scanner computer.
Copiers are available at all locations. There is a small fee that can be paid by credit card at Main Library's adult computers and in cash at our other locations.Copiers details
Fax machines are available for public use. Faxes cost $1.75 for the first page and $1 for each page after that. The fax machines only accept credit cards for payment (not cash). You can check the status of your fax online after sending it.
Assistive technologyMore assistive technology info
Helps with typing for people with mobility and/or visual impairments. This multi-colored keyboard has bigger than normal keys to make it easier to see letters and select just one key at a time while typing at a computer. The multi-colored keys also pro
BigKeys keyboard keyguard
Can be placed over the BigKeys keyboard to help in selecting only a single letter or key at a time.
This mouse is a handheld pointing device that requires little wrist or hand movement. You can control it with very limited finger movement. It can also be used to control an on-screen keyboard, available at every computer through Microsoft Office.
Keyboard type aid
Fits over your hand to help select keys on a keyboard or turn the pages of an open book.
Handheld video magnifier
Magnifies text and images, with the option of changing the color contrast for easy visual discernment based on your preferences. The magnifier can be held in your hand or placed on an open book.
A handheld pointing device that requires limited hand movement, with different grips available based on your preference. It can also be used to control the on-screen keyboard, available at every computer through Microsoft Office.
Did you know?
- East Regional Library opened June 16, 2006. It was the first regional library in the Durham County Library system.
- East Regional is LEED certified.
Family Fables & Fun (Storytime)
Saturday, October 01, 2022 • 11:00am - 11:45am
East Regional Library (East Meeting Room - Full Room)
Bring the whole family to enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, all while spending time with other little ones within your community! Intended ages: 0-5 years old *This program will be held indoors due to weather.*
Ages: Baby, Elementary School, Kindergarten, Pre-School, Toddler
Canines for Literacy @ East
Saturday, October 01, 2022 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
East Regional Library (East Meeting Room - Full Room)
Relax and read with a dog! This program brings dogs and reluctant readers together for 20 minutes of companionship. Handlers and their dogs provide quiet encouragement to children so that they might develop a love of reading and ...
Ages: Elementary School, Intergenerational, Kindergarten, Pre-School, Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds
Saturday, October 01, 2022 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Delve deep into dark dungeons and face challenges to make the bravest hero quake with fear... all without leaving home....
Ages: Adult, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Senior Citizen, Teen
Saturday, October 01, 2022 • All day
East Regional Library
Pick up a bingo sheet at the East Regional Library and play! To play, participants will complete the bingo boxes in a horizonal, vertical, or diagonal line. Once one row is complete, participants can turn in the sheet to the information desk for...
Ages: Elementary School, Kindergarten, Pre-School, Toddler
Special features at East Regional Library
Catch storytimes, craft programs, computer classes, game days, and more in this space for all ages.
Little World display
Brought to us by Little World Charity, the Little Worlds are custom-made, whimsical, mechanical displays. Find them at Durham County Libraries, Ronald McDonald Houses, Duke Children's Hospital, and other spots in the Triangle.
Enjoy the outdoors with bench seating in front of the library and near the children’s area.
L. Doll is the Manager of the East Regional Library and has over two decades of experience working in public libraries. In her role, Ms. Doll enjoys assisting staff with trying out new ideas and helping them work towards their full potential. Her most intense customer service job began in 2019 with the adoption of her cat, an aspiring dictator.