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North Regional Library

221 Milton Road
Durham, North Carolina 27712 (map)

Phone: 919-560-0231

Manager: Stephanie Fennell

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

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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.

Knitting Club: AM Edition

Monday, October 15, 2018 • 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

Honoring Your Stories: A Writing Workshop - (Adult Program)

Monday, October 15, 2018 • 9:30am - 11:00am

North Regional Library

Our lives consist of millions of stories, both ordinary and extraordinary. Learn to craft those stories into compelling personal narratives in this supportive 6-part workshop. Registration required.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

Crafts for Kids (canceled)

Monday, October 15, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:30am

North Regional Library

Weekly Monday 10:30am crafts program. Expect to create toys, paintings, and other little masterpieces. Appropriate for varied ages!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten

Mahjong at North Regional

Monday, October 15, 2018 • 12:30pm - 4:30pm

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

Players of all skill levels welcome!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Peer Tutoring

Monday, October 15, 2018 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Where teens make a difference in the education of elementary students! 

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School, Elementary School

Knitting for Kids

Monday, October 15, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Kids will join Mrs. Cecilia to learn how to knit and enhance their knitting skills. Materials will be provided.

Ages: Elementary School

Board of Elections: Set-up

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

Set-up for early voting.

Ages: Adult

Game On!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Come play Wii, Xbox, or board games with your friends!

Ages: Teen

Southern Lady Book Club - Join a New Community of Southern Readers

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library

Join us in October to discuss "Between Earth and Sky" by Amanda Skenandore, November will be "The Road to Bittersweet" by Dona Everhart, and December adventure "Every Woman's Dream" by Mary Monroe

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Spanish Pajama Storytime Historias en espanol en pijama

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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

A wonderful volunteer will read some stories in Spanish. Kids can come in their pajamas if they want! Registration is not required- you can register if you want so you get an emailed reminder!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Elementary School

Registration required

Crochet Club: Evening

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Get hooked on crochet with your neighbors at the Crochet Club!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Early Voting

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

Early Voting

Ages: Adult

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

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

Whether you're always browsing the cookbook aisle or just want to try something new in the kitchen, this fun and tasty program is for you!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Registration required

Voting Counts!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Learn about the roles of your local criminal justice officials and how your vote will matter.

Ages: Teen

One-Stop Early Voting: General Election

Thursday, October 18, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

One-Stop Early Voting for the General Election.

Ages: Adult

Peer Tutoring

Thursday, October 18, 2018 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Where teens make a difference in the education of elementary students! 

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School, Elementary School

Knitting Club: PM Edition

Thursday, October 18, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Knitters of all skill levels welcome!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

One-Stop Early Voting: General Election

Friday, October 19, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

One-Stop Early Voting for the General Election.

Ages: Adult

Babygarten Storytime

Friday, October 19, 2018 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Join us for our weekly baby storytime! Featuring singing, fun, and stories, this program is designed specifically for the youngest learners, but siblings are welcome!

Ages: Toddler, Baby

Lego Club

Friday, October 19, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Join us for Lego Club!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

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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.

Facility:

  • 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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