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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- Dec. 16-31

Sunday, December 16, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

East Regional Library will be on a children's programming break from 12/16-12/31 from traditional programs and storytimes. Don't worry, annual holiday programming is still happening. 🙂 See calendar

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

Children's Programming Break- Dec. 16-31

Monday, December 17, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

East Regional Library will be on a children's programming break from 12/16-12/31 from traditional programs and storytimes. Don't worry, annual holiday programming is still happening. 🙂 See calendar

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

Winter Coloring Pages in the Teen Room

Monday, December 17, 2018 • 9:00am - 10:00am

East Regional Library (East - Teen Area)

Chill out in the Teen Room with winter coloring pages and colored pencils.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Playtime

Monday, December 17, 2018 • 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 January 2nd.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Meet the Author: Paul Allen - "When Tobacco was King"

Monday, December 17, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Join us as we host Paul Allen, author of "When Tobacco was King," which traces the connection between the Canadian and US tobacco industries through the eyes of a teen who left Granville Co. in 1927.

Ages: Adult

Children's Programming Break- Dec. 16-31

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

East Regional Library will be on a children's programming break from 12/16-12/31 from traditional programs and storytimes. Don't worry, annual holiday programming is still happening. 🙂 See calendar

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

One and Only Over 50 Crowd

Tuesday, December 18, 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

Playtime

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 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 January 2nd.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Cookies, Cocoa, and a Movie

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

Come enjoy cookies and cocoa while you watch a literary classic, Muppet-style! The Muppet Christmas Carol-rated PG.

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Family Sing-a-long (canceled)

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

East Regional Library

Let’s have fun with singing holiday songs. Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la !!!!

Ages: Elementary School

Durham Voices (canceled)

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

East Regional Library

Durham Voices is a fiction critique group for those serious about working toward publication. Space is limited, so please contact Phil Locey at (919) 560-0206 about openings before attending.

Ages: Adult

Children's Programming Break- Dec. 16-31

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

East Regional Library will be on a children's programming break from 12/16-12/31 from traditional programs and storytimes. Don't worry, annual holiday programming is still happening. 🙂 See calendar

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

Playtime

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 • 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 January 2nd.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Children's Programming Break- Dec. 16-31

Thursday, December 20, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

East Regional Library will be on a children's programming break from 12/16-12/31 from traditional programs and storytimes. Don't worry, annual holiday programming is still happening. 🙂 See calendar

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

Children's Programming Break- Dec. 16-31

Friday, December 21, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

East Regional Library will be on a children's programming break from 12/16-12/31 from traditional programs and storytimes. Don't worry, annual holiday programming is still happening. 🙂 See calendar

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

Annual Holiday Cookie Houses

Friday, December 21, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm

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

Candy, graham crackers, frosting—oh my! Join us to get in the holiday mood by creating your own cookie house masterpiece that you can eat when you finish! All supplies will be provided.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Registration required

Children's Programming Break- Dec. 16-31

Saturday, December 22, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

East Regional Library will be on a children's programming break from 12/16-12/31 from traditional programs and storytimes. Don't worry, annual holiday programming is still happening. 🙂 See calendar

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

Playtime

Saturday, December 22, 2018 • 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 January 2nd.

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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