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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.

Children's Programming Break-April 15-30

Sunday, April 21, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

The East Children's Staff are preparing for the upcoming months! There will be no traditional storytimes or programs April 15-30. Join us for free play or a movie instead---same place, same time!

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

Children's Programming Break-April 15-30

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

The East Children's Staff are preparing for the upcoming months! There will be no traditional storytimes or programs April 15-30. Join us for free play or a movie instead---same place, same time!

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

Board Games & Bookmarks in the Teen Room

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library (East - Teen Area)

Play board games and make bookmarks in the Teen Room!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Playtime

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play. Programs will resume May 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

K-5 Coding Club - Minecraft Games and Design (canceled)

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

East Regional Library

Do you like exploring? Are you into playing games? Coding Club might be for you! In April and May we’ll focus on Minecraft-themed coding challenges and games.

Ages: Elementary School

Stock Talk

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

East Regional Library (East - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

A lively friendly group meeting monthly to discuss investments, retirement, business trends and tax. Come and bring a friend!

Ages: Adult

Children's Programming Break-April 15-30

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

The East Children's Staff are preparing for the upcoming months! There will be no traditional storytimes or programs April 15-30. Join us for free play or a movie instead---same place, same time!

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

One and Only Over 50 Crowd

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 • 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

PowerPoint Basics

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:30am

East Regional Library (East - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

This is a single class covering the creation of a colorful PowerPoint slideshow.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Playtime

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play. Programs will resume May 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Soul Line-Dancing

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Line Dance for fun and fitness with instructor Pamela Bell. Music used includes R&B, Pop, and Reggae. Please bring water and a towel, comfortable clothing and shoes. Registration required.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Children's Programming Break-April 15-30

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

The East Children's Staff are preparing for the upcoming months! There will be no traditional storytimes or programs April 15-30. Join us for free play or a movie instead---same place, same time!

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

Playtime

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play. Programs will resume May 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Children's Programming Break-April 15-30

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

The East Children's Staff are preparing for the upcoming months! There will be no traditional storytimes or programs April 15-30. Join us for free play or a movie instead---same place, same time!

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

Playtime at the Library

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

DRT 2019 meeting

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm

East Regional Library (East - Tutoring/Study Room #1)

DRT 2019 meeting

Ages: Staff Only

Poetry Workshop - with local poet Marcus Harris

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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

Join local, published poet Marcus Harris to learn about writing poetry.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

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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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