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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.

One and Only Over 50 Crowd

Tuesday, November 12, 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

One and Only Over 50 Crowd

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

East Regional Library

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

Ages: Senior Citizen

Toddler Tales (Storytime)

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 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: Family Bingo

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

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

Join us at East Regional with an evening of Bingo! Bring the whole family, meet members in your community and win prizes!

Ages: Middle School, Elementary School, Adult

Registration required

Come Write-In! - (National Novel Writing Month)

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

Looking for an boost to your word count? Come join your fellow Wrimos at the Library for sprints and camaraderie.

Ages: Teen, Adult

40 & Over DCoL Book Club

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Come and join mature, lively discussion about the chosen book of the month. New members welcomed. Book to be discussed: "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi.

Ages: Adult

Origiami Challenge

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 • All day

East Regional Library (East - Teen Area)

Make your own origami creations with paper and instructions in the Teen Room!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Preschool Playschool (Storytime)

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 • 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

The Daytime Bookclub

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 • 11:00am - 12:30pm

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

We gather at East Regional Library on the second Wednesday of the month, 11:00 until 12:30. We like donuts.

Ages: Adult

Summer Learning 2020 Meeting 3

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm

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

sl meeting 3

Ages: Staff Only

Playtime at the Library

Thursday, November 14, 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

Podcast Hour

Thursday, November 14, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Find your next favorite podcast at the library! Each month we listen to an episode of a podcast, covering a wide range of topics. Grab a friend and join a community of curiosity.

Ages: Intergenerational, Adult

K-5 Junior Builders

Friday, November 15, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

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

Oct 11th: Tiny Towns; Oct 25th: Spider Webs; Nov 15th: Tee-Pees/Wigwam; Nov 22nd: Legos; Dec. 6th: Igloos

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Family Fables and Fun : Storytime

Saturday, November 16, 2019 • 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

NaNoWriMo: Day of Writing Everywhere!

Saturday, November 16, 2019 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm

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

What would the Day of Writing Everywhere be without a stop at NaNoWriMo RDU's favorite Library? Come add to your word count while gallivanting with us across the region.

Ages: Adult

Baby Bookworms (Storytime)

Monday, November 18, 2019 • 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

Kids Code Workshop Series

Monday, November 18, 2019 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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

JOIN US AT THE LIBRARY FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE AND CODING. FOR TEENS AND TWEENS, GRADES 5-12. NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. SPACE IS LIMITED, SO PLEASE REGISTER!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Registration required

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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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