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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
Mon. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Tue. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wed. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thu. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat. 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun. 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Beginner's Yoga - (For Adults)

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 10:00am - 11:00am

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Victoria Smith will lead a demonstration of Vinyasa Yoga, suitable for beginners. Come join us at the library and bring your mind & body into balance.

Ages: Adult

Family Fables and Fun: Storytime

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Bring the whole family to enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones. Intended ages: 0-5 years old.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

DIY Inspiration Stones

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Make your New Years resolutions "rock solid" by painting decorative inspirational stones! Come as you are, create, and have fun!

Ages: Intergenerational, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

Make Your Own One-of-a-Kind Cards!

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Avid card-maker Martinette Horner will lead this workshop on crafting your own cards to share with family and friends. Materials provided, so just bring your creativity! Registration is Required.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Baby Bookworms (Storytime)

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Parents and their infants can enjoy this lapsit-style storytime program filled with fingerplays and stories focusing on early literacy. Intended age: Babies who are not yet walking/0-18 mths

Ages: Baby

Make Lava Lamps!

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Make your own lava lamp with supplies provided by the library!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Registration required

One and Only Over 50 Crowd

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Come and Join the Over 50 Crowd for discussions, companionship, and an all-around good time.

Ages: Senior Citizen

Toddler Tales (Storytime)

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

At this storytime, walking babies to 3 year olds, along with their parents/caregivers, can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones.

Ages: Toddler

Family Fun Night (Trivia Fun) - Trivia Fun

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Come out for our trivia night games. Answer questions on a variety of random topics and learn fun facts along the way. . See you there.

Ages: Middle School, High School, Elementary School, Adult

Registration required

Preschool Playschool (Storytime)

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

This storytime, for ages 3-5, features picture books, activities, songs, flannel board stories, and a craft, giving caregivers and children the opportunity to listen and enjoy stories together.

Ages: Pre-School

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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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