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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.

Baby Bookworms (Storytime)

Monday, July 23, 2018 • 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.

Ages: Baby

IMPAC Program - Substance Abuse Prevention

Monday, July 23, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

This first meeting will be geared toward helping parents talk to their children about drugs at a young age, so they can be reached before getting their information from other sources.

Ages: Intergenerational

Registration required

Stock Talk

Monday, July 23, 2018 • 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.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

One and Only Over 50 Crowd

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 • 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, July 24, 2018 • 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

Health Care Power of Attorney

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm

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

Health Care Power of Attorney

Ages: Adult

Preschool Playroom (Storytime)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 • 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

LEGO S.T.E.M. Challenge (canceled)

Thursday, July 26, 2018 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

East Regional Library

In each program, the children build a model using LEGO® bricks and components that demonstrate the lesson subject. Space is limited. Kindergarten-8th grade. Program in partnership with STEM-4-Kids.

Ages: Middle School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Landlord/Tenant Rights

Thursday, July 26, 2018 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm

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

Landlord/Tenant Rights. You must register in advance to attend. Visit Legalaidnc.org to do so.

Ages: Adult

DropMix Pop Playlist Game All Ages

Thursday, July 26, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Calling all generations! Play our new DropMix Pop Playlist Game. Most points wins the game! Enjoy snacks and play on.

Ages: Intergenerational

How to Access Local Media - Build Relationships with Local Media

Thursday, July 26, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Join News Voices: North Carolina Director Fiona Morgan for an in-depth look at local media, how it works, and how everyone can have a voice in local news.

Ages: Teen, Adult

Family Fables and Fun (Storytime)

Saturday, July 28, 2018 • 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

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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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