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North Regional Library

221 Milton Road
Durham, North Carolina 27712 (map)

Phone: 919-560-0231

North Regional Library is served by DATA bus route 9B.

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.

Game On!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Join other teens as we play board games, card games, XBox, or Wii!

Ages: Teen

Morning Yoga for Wellness (canceled)

Saturday, November 25, 2017 • 10:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library

Each class offers a well-rounded sequence of yoga stretches and breathing exercises at easy pace, aimed to help you maintain the optimum health of your joints, and internal organs. The North Regional Library will provide 12 yoga mats and props, but feel free to bring your own. For maximum benefits, please do not eat one hour prior to the class. This is a gentle yoga class that especiallywelcomes older students.Namaste.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Chess Club

Saturday, November 25, 2017 • 2:00pm - 4:30pm

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

Come learn and test your skills against other players. All ages and skill levels welcome. The North Durham Library Chess Club is an affiliate of the United States Chess Federation.

Ages: Teen, Senior Citizen, Adult

Knitting Club: The A.M. Edition

Monday, November 27, 2017 • 9:00am - 11:00am

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

Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Crafts for Kids

Monday, November 27, 2017 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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

Crafts, coloring, and arts for kids. Enjoy creating a different masterpiece each session!

Ages: Pre-School

Mahjong at North Regional

Monday, November 27, 2017 • 12:30pm - 4:30pm

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Music Mondays

Monday, November 27, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Come listen to music with your friends and talk about your favorite albums.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Knitting for Kids

Monday, November 27, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Kids will join Mrs. Cecilia for this program designed to teach and enhance knitting for kids. Materials will be provided.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Elementary School

NaNoWriMo Write In

Monday, November 27, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Always wanted to write a novel but never had the time? National Novel Writing Month is for you! Bring your laptop, paper, pencils, or tablets and join a great community for writing and commiserating. Snacks and encouragement will be provided.

Ages: Teen, Elementary School, Adult

CANCELLED -Family Storytime

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for our fun filled family storytime.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Crochet Club: Morning

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 • 11:00am - 12:30pm

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

Ages: Adult

K-2 Book Club (canceled)

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

North Regional Library

North Regional Library welcomes children in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade to this monthly book club. Each meeting will feature a new book as well as discussions and activities based on the readings. Please register online prior to the event, and pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk.

Ages: Kindergarten, Elementary School

Peer Tutoring

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Join the Teen Service Corp and tutor local elementary students. This is a great way to get experience tutoring, help build your community, and meet new people. Plus, it's a lot of fun! See Desiree Peterson or visit the Information Desk to fill out a tutor application.

Ages: Teen

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North Regional Library opened on January 30, 2007.

LEED Certification
North Regional Library has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver 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.


  • 25,000 square feet
  • Public meeting room (seats 75)
  • Children’s program room (seats 30)
  • Two tutoring rooms (seat 8)
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Collection capacity:

  • 128,200 total capacity
  • 59,500 children
  • 5,000 young adult
  • 63,700 adults

Services and Features:

  • 30 public Internet access work stations, 20 adults, 10 children
  • Young Adult Area
  • Audio-visual Collection
  • Wireless environment
  • Community board (must be approved by Branch Manager)
  • Children’s programs and storytimes
  • 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 North Regional’s Meeting Room (capacity 75) or a Study Room (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 North Regional at 919-560-0231.

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