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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 (canceled)

Friday, April 10, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library

At East Regional, there will be a children’s programming break for the month of April. Playtimes, movies, & other special programs will be held! All traditional children’s programs will resume May 1.

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

Children's Programming Break (canceled)

Saturday, April 11, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library

At East Regional, there will be a children’s programming break for the month of April. Playtimes, movies, & other special programs will be held! All traditional children’s programs will resume May 1.

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

Children's Programming Break (canceled)

Sunday, April 12, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library

At East Regional, there will be a children’s programming break for the month of April. Playtimes, movies, & other special programs will be held! All traditional children’s programs will resume May 1.

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

Magnetic Poetry - in the Teen Room (canceled)

Monday, April 13, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library

Make your own poetry with magnetic words and boards in the Teen Room!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Children's Programming Break (canceled)

Monday, April 13, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library

At East Regional, there will be a children’s programming break for the month of April. Playtimes, movies, & other special programs will be held! All traditional children’s programs will resume May 1.

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

Baby Bookworms (Storytime) (canceled)

Monday, April 13, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library

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

Playtime Pals (canceled)

Monday, April 13, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library

Join us for playtime in place of storytime during our programming break! Come out & make new friends with other caregivers while your children play! Storytimes will resume at the start of next month.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Citizenship Classes (canceled)

Monday, April 13, 2020 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

East Regional Library

Prepare for your citizenship exam with this 10-week course. Free or discounted naturalization services available to all LPRs who attend.

Ages: Adult

Children's Programming Break (canceled)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library

At East Regional, there will be a children’s programming break for the month of April. Playtimes, movies, & other special programs will be held! All traditional children’s programs will resume May 1.

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

One and Only Over 50 Crowd (canceled)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 • 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) (canceled)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library

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 - Bingo (canceled)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

East Regional Library

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

Family Fun Night - Bingo (canceled)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

East Regional Library

Family Bingo: 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, Intergenerational, High School, Elementary School

40 & Over DCoL Book Club (canceled)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

East Regional Library

Come and join mature, lively discussion about the chosen book of the month. New members welcomed. Book to be discussed: "Life After Life" by Jill McCorkle.

Ages: Adult

Children's Programming Break (canceled)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library

At East Regional, there will be a children’s programming break for the month of April. Playtimes, movies, & other special programs will be held! All traditional children’s programs will resume May 1.

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

Playtime Pals (canceled)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library

Join us for playtime in place of storytime during our programming break! Come out & make new friends with other caregivers while your children play! Storytimes will resume at the start of next month.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Kids Movie Matinee (canceled)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 • 10:30am - 12:00pm

East Regional Library

Join all your friends at the library for a movie and a snack during our break from storytimes!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Board Games - in the Teen Room (canceled)

Thursday, April 16, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library

Challenge yourself and friends to a variety of board games in the Teen Room.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Children's Programming Break (canceled)

Thursday, April 16, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library

At East Regional, there will be a children’s programming break for the month of April. Playtimes, movies, & other special programs will be held! All traditional children’s programs will resume May 1.

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

Citizenship Classes (canceled)

Thursday, April 16, 2020 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

East Regional Library

Prepare for your citizenship exam with this 10-week course. Free or discounted naturalization services available to all LPRs who attend.

Ages: Adult

Fiction Writing Class (canceled)

Thursday, April 16, 2020 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

East Regional Library

This is a 6-week course on fiction writing, facilitated by Redbud Writing Project. Space is limited, so please be available to attend all 6 sessions. Registration opens 2/17/20.

Ages: Adult

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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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