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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.

Black History Month Quiz

Monday, February 18, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library (East - Teen Area)

Test your knowledge of Black History. Take our quiz in the Teen Room and earn a prize for all your correct answers!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Baby Bookworms (Storytime)

Monday, February 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

Citizenship Classes: Intermediate Level

Monday, February 18, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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

Ages: Adult

One and Only Over 50 Crowd

Tuesday, February 19, 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

Word Basics

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:30am

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

Word is a widely used business and personal software useful for creating reports, newsletters and novels!

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Toddler Tales (Storytime)

Tuesday, February 19, 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

titlde (canceled)

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

East Regional Library

ununun

Ages: Adult

Durham Voices

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

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

Family Library Trivia Challenge

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

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

Come on out for our trivia night games. Answer questions on a variety of random topics and learn fun facts along the way. .

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Soul Line-Dancing

Tuesday, February 19, 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

Meeting - Teresa Hairston

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 • 9:00am - 5:00pm

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

Meeting

Ages: Adult

Preschool Playschool (Storytime)

Wednesday, February 20, 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

AARP Tax Preparation (rescheduled)

Thursday, February 21, 2019 • 10:00am - 3:30pm

New date: Thursday, February 21, 2019 • 10:00am - 4:00pm

East Regional Library

Free State and Federal tax return preparation and electronic filing by IRS-trained counselors for all residents regardless of age and income.

Ages: Adult

AARP Tax Preparation

Thursday, February 21, 2019 • 10:00am - 4:00pm

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

Free State and Federal tax return preparation and electronic filing by IRS-trained counselors for all residents regardless of age and income.

Ages: Adult

Legal Aid - Divorce Clinic

Thursday, February 21, 2019 • 2:30pm - 4:30pm

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

Legal Aid's free simple divorce clinic teaches participants how to file a simple divorce action in court without hiring an attorney. We provide a packet with legal documents and an instructional video

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Citizenship Classes: Intermediate Level

Thursday, February 21, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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

Ages: Adult

AARP Tax Preparation

Friday, February 22, 2019 • 10:00am - 4:00pm

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

Free State and Federal tax return preparation and electronic filing by IRS-trained counselors for all residents regardless of age and income.

Ages: Adult

Family Fables & Fun Storytime

Saturday, February 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:15am

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

There's nothing better than starting your Saturday at a family story time! Come enjoy stories, songs, games, and other morning fun!

Ages: Elementary School

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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