North Regional Library
On the side of the building near the patio
Large free lot
Electric vehicle charging
Two stations available
- 24-hour exterior book drop
- Single-occupant all-gender restroom
- Infant changing stations
- Bookable rooms
Public internet access computers
Computers with internet access are available for public use at all Durham County Library locations.Public internet access computers details
Wireless internet access
You can connect your own device to the internet at any of our locations. Our wireless internet access is free and does not require a password. Look for the network named “DCo Library Public.” Heads up – our network is an unsecured network.
Hotspots for checkout
Your Durham County Library card lets you borrow a mobile hotspot to take the internet wherever you go!Hotspots for checkout details
You can print to printers at North Regional from your mobile device or home computer.Printing details
Our scanners are flatbed style. They can handle up to letter sized (8.5″ x 11″) documents.
Scanning is free of cost. You will need a library card or computer use card to sign on to the scanner computer.
Copiers are available at all locations. There is a small fee that can be paid by credit card at Main Library's adult computers and in cash at our other locations.Copiers details
Fax machines are available for public use. Faxes cost $1.75 for the first page and $1 for each page after that. The fax machines only accept credit cards for payment (not cash). You can check the status of your fax online after sending it.
Assistive technologyMore assistive technology info
Helps with typing for people with mobility and/or visual impairments. This multi-colored keyboard has bigger than normal keys to make it easier to see letters and select just one key at a time while typing at a computer. The multi-colored keys also pro
BigKeys keyboard keyguard
Can be placed over the BigKeys keyboard to help in selecting only a single letter or key at a time.
This mouse is a handheld pointing device that requires little wrist or hand movement. You can control it with very limited finger movement. It can also be used to control an on-screen keyboard, available at every computer through Microsoft Office.
Keyboard type aid
Fits over your hand to help select keys on a keyboard or turn the pages of an open book.
Handheld video magnifier
Magnifies text and images, with the option of changing the color contrast for easy visual discernment based on your preferences. The magnifier can be held in your hand or placed on an open book.
A handheld pointing device that requires limited hand movement, with different grips available based on your preference. It can also be used to control the on-screen keyboard, available at every computer through Microsoft Office.
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Storytime with Ms. Chelsea
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 • 10:30am - 11:00am
North Regional Library (North Meeting Room - Full Room)
Come join Ms. Chelsea for storytime! Spend Tuesday morning enjoying books, bubbles, and building blocks!
Ages: Kindergarten, Pre-School, Toddler
Evening Crochet in the Library
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
North Regional Library (North Regional - Children's Programming Room)
Get hooked on crochet with your neighbors at the evening IN-PERSON Crochet Club!...
Ages: Adult, Senior Citizen
MS Self-Help Group
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 • 6:15pm - 7:30pm
North Regional Library (North Meeting Room - Right Side)
This group offers peer-led support to share experiences and knowledge on various aspects of living and coping with MS....
Ages: Adult, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Senior Citizen
Special features at North Regional Library
Kathleen is the Manager at North Regional Library with over nine years of experience working in public libraries and two years of experience working in academia. She earned a B.S. in exercise science from High Point University and her M.L.S. from North Carolina Central University. She is also a certified American Safety and Health Institute safety instructor. Kathleen believes that libraries are more than just books; they are spaces for collaboration, cultivating, learning, and discovery. She always looks for opportunities to better serve the community with resources that improve lives and wellbeing. Her favorite books are The Color Purple by Alice Walker and The Color of Water by James McBride.