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East Regional Library

211 Lick Creek Lane
Durham, North Carolina 27703 (map)

Phone: 919-560-0203

Manager: Lauren Doll

East Regional Library is served by GoDurham bus route 3B and 23. The nearest bus stop is on the corner of Mineral Springs Rd. and Highway 98, which is about a 1/2 mile walk east on Highway 98.

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Hours

Open for hold pickup by reservation only

All library events are currently being held virtually. Check out some of these upcoming events online:

Toddler Tuesday - Weekly Online Fun!

Tuesday, March 02, 2021 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Virtual Events

Tune in every Tuesday at 10:30am for new rhymes, stories, songs, and more! Each weekly video will appear on the library's YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/c/durhamcountylibrary/videos

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Totally Teens

Tuesday, March 02, 2021 • 4:00pm - 4:00pm

Virtual Events

Check-in with us every Tuesday at 4 pm for new videos just for teens!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds

Listen and Draw Escuchar y Dibujar - con Molly y Monica

Tuesday, March 02, 2021 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Virtual Events (Zoom Meeting Room)

For 3 year olds to those in 3rd grade. Email mbelford@dconc.gov to get the access numbers. Para los de 3 anos al 3r grado. Manda un email a Monica al mbelford@dconc.gov para recibir la info de zoom.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Registration required

Durham Voices

Tuesday, March 02, 2021 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Virtual Events

Durham Voices is a fiction critique group for those serious about working toward publication. Space is limited, so please email Phil at plocey@dconc.gov to inquire about availability.

Ages: Adult

Evening Crochet Club

Tuesday, March 02, 2021 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Virtual Events (Zoom Meeting Room)

Get hooked on crochet with your neighbors at the evening Crochet Club!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Registration required

Wacky Wednesday - Weekly Online Family Fun!

Wednesday, March 03, 2021 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Virtual Events

Tune in every Wednesday at 10:30am for new family activities, crafts, stories, & more! Weekly videos will appear on the library's YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/c/durhamcountylibrary/videos

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Virtual Funtime with Mr. Joel

Wednesday, March 03, 2021 • 11:00am - 11:30am

Virtual Events (Zoom Room)

Join Mr. Joel for a fun and exciting Zoom-based storytime full of songs, music, puppets, movement and more. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Registration required

Teen Book Club

Wednesday, March 03, 2021 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Virtual Events (Zoom Room)

This month's book club pick is Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older! We're getting ready for Teen Book Fest on March 10th and you don't want to miss this preview!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

Homeschool Learning Lab - Culture Days

Thursday, March 04, 2021 • 10:00am - 11:00am

Virtual Events (Zoom Room)

Join us for Homeschool Learning Lab! We will learn about a different country each month. Register online and pick up a supply bag at North Regional Library!

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School, Elementary School

Registration required

Adult Thursday

Thursday, March 04, 2021 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Virtual Events

Check-in with us every Thursday at 7 pm for new excursions posted for our adult audience.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

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East Regional Library opened June 16, 2006.

LEED Certification
East Regional Library has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification through the U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Building Rating SystemTM. LEED is an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality. To earn LEED certification, a building project must earn “credits” by meeting prerequisites and performance benchmarks in each of the key areas. Projects are awarded Certified, Silver, Gold, or Platinum certification depending on the number of credits they achieve.

Facility:

  • 25,000 square feet
  • public meeting room (seats 75)
  • children’s program room (seats 30)
  • two tutoring rooms (seat 8)

Collection capacity:

  • 128,200 total capacity
  • 59,500 children
  • 5,000 young adult
  • 63,700 adults

Services and Features:

  • 35 public Internet access work stations, 23 adults, 12 children
  • Young Adult Area
  • Audio-visual Collection
  • Wireless environment
  • Community board (must be approved at the Information Desk)
  • Children’s programs and storytimes
  • Teen programs
  • Adult programs
  • Public access photocopiers
  • Two self-check out units

Thank you for choosing the library as a place to study, meet, work and play. Your patronage has made the library one of the most popular gathering spaces in the county. We invite all members of the community to enjoy the resources available at Durham County Library.

You can reserve East Regional’s Meeting Room (capacity 75) or one of two Study Rooms (capacity 8) via our online room reservation system by clicking the button below. You will be taken to the Meeting/Study Room Policy page. You must read and acknowledge these terms before proceeding with your reservation.

You may also reserve a room in-person or by calling East Regional at 919-560-0203.

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