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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.

Family Storytime

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for family storytime!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Crochet Club: Morning

Tuesday, November 12, 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, November 12, 2019 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Come beat your friends at video and board games!

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Origami Club

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

The fold's the thing! Origami enthusiasts of North Durham are invited to a monthly folding event on the second Tuesday of every month.  

Ages: Teen, Intergenerational, High School, Adult

Mystery Book Club

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

The Mystery Book Club is discussing mysteries set in Australia this fall. We’ll discuss The Dry in October, Scrublands in November, and Crimson Lake in December.

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

Move and Groove

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for stories, songs, and movement!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full 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

Homeschool Learning Lab - Science with Ms. Ferris

Thursday, November 14, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Come enjoy a science lesson with Ms. Ferris!

Ages: Middle School, High School, Elementary School

Adults Coffee, Tea and Coloring

Thursday, November 14, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Adults are invited to drop in for Coffee, Tea, and Coloring. Basic Coloring Pages and colored pencils along with light refreshments and music. You may bring your own coloring materials.

Ages: Adult

Leaders UNITE

Thursday, November 14, 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

Knitting: PM Edition

Thursday, November 14, 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

Morning Yoga for Wellness

Friday, November 15, 2019 • 9:30am - 10:30am

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

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

RPGs for Kids

Friday, November 15, 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

Write Types: NaNoWriMo Write In

Saturday, November 16, 2019 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

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

North Regional Chess Club

Saturday, November 16, 2019 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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

FALL for Apples and Pumpkin Desserts

Saturday, November 16, 2019 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm

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

Join us for an afternoon tasting Apple and Pumpkin Desserts. Easy delicious recipes that will get you excited about Fall.

Ages: Adult

Teen Dungeons and Dragons--Tier 2 (rescheduled)

Sunday, November 17, 2019 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm

New date: Sunday, November 10, 2019 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm

North Regional Library

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, Middle School, High School

Registration required

Knitting: AM Edition

Monday, November 18, 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, November 18, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full 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, November 18, 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

Grade School Masterminds

Monday, November 18, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

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

Grade School Masterminds meets every Monday at 4:30pm to offer after-school fun and educational programming. All K-5 students, siblings, and families welcome!

Ages: Elementary School

Peer Tutoring

Monday, November 18, 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

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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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