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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.

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Friday, September 20, 2019 • All day

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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

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

Morning Yoga for Wellness (canceled)

Friday, September 20, 2019 • 9:30am - 10:30am

North Regional Library

Each class offers a well-rounded sequence of yoga stretches and breathing exercises at easy pace. This is a gentle yoga class that especially welcomes older students.

Ages: Senior Citizen

Book Babies

Friday, September 20, 2019 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Stories, music, and rhymes for babies birth – 24 months and their grown ups. Siblings are welcome!

Ages: Baby

RPGs for Kids

Friday, September 20, 2019 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Sometimes called roleplaying games, or RPGs, these games involve cooperative storytelling in which you and your friends are the heroes. Get ready for adventure! Pre-registration required.

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Food and Fiction Fridays

Friday, September 20, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Come read, talk about books, and enjoy a snack!

Ages: Teen, Middle School

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Saturday, September 21, 2019 • All day

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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

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

North Regional Writing Group: The Write Types

Saturday, September 21, 2019 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

Join fellow writers at North Regional Library to share ideas, destroy the writer's block, or just have a nice quiet place to get some writing done!

Ages: Teen, Intergenerational, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

Sewing Machine Basics

Saturday, September 21, 2019 • 10:30am - 12:00pm

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

Learn the basics of machine sewing with this project-based class. All materials provided, no experience necessary. Space is limited. Registration required.

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

Registration required

DIY Sensory Snake

Saturday, September 21, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:00pm

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

Familes are invited to create a Sensory Snake toy. A Sensory Snake is an easy way to calm sensory seekers through deep pressure.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Registration required

Crafty NC! (canceled)

Saturday, September 21, 2019 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

North Regional Library

Try new arts and crafts with these hands-on workshops. In July, we’ll play with acrylic paint; in August, we’ll be planting succulents; and in September we’ll make mobiles. Registration is required.

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

North Regional Chess Club

Saturday, September 21, 2019 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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

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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Sunday, September 22, 2019 • All day

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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

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

Teen Dungeons and Dragons--Tier 2

Sunday, September 22, 2019 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Adventurer’s League (AL) is the official organized play for 5th Edition D&D. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome to join us.

Ages: Teen

Registration required

Open Sew (canceled)

Sunday, September 22, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm

North Regional Library

Looking for a space to work on a project, share ideas, and get inspired? Come join us for Open Sew! No registration required but space is limited.

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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Monday, September 23, 2019 • All day

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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

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

Knitting: AM Edition

Monday, September 23, 2019 • 9:00am - 11:00am

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

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, September 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten

Mahjong

Monday, September 23, 2019 • 12:30pm - 4:30pm

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

Enjoy an afternoon devoted to this ancient game of skill, strategy, and calculation- and a little luck! Players of all skill levels welcome.

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

Peer Tutoring

Monday, September 23, 2019 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Where teens make the difference in the education of elementary students.

Ages: Teen, High School, Elementary School

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 • All day

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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

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

Crochet Club: Morning

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 • 10:30am - 12:30pm

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

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Game On!

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Come beat your friends at video and board games!

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • All day

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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

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

North Book Club

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Calling all fiction lovers! Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Morning Adult Coffee, Tea and Coloring - Crafts

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Join us for a morning drop in for Coffee, Tea and Coloring. . Coloring Pages and pencils along with light refreshments and music.

Ages: Adult

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Thursday, September 26, 2019 • All day

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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

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

Homeschool Learning Lab - Talk about Bullying

Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Join experts from Alliance Health to talk about bullying health and why it is important.

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

Leaders UNITE

Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Anyone can be a leader! Develop leadership skills with Duke University students through activities such as acting, public speaking, and open discussions.

Ages: Teen, Middle School

Adult Spanish for Beginners - 10 week committment required

Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Come learn Spanish with Edd! Registration is required and you must come to all 10 sessions on Thursdays from 5-6pm. Edd is fluent in both English and Spanish and his students give him rave reviews.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Knitting: PM Edition

Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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

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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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