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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.

Peer Tutoring

Thursday, February 21, 2019 • 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, High School, Elementary School

Registration required

Knitting Club: PM Edition

Thursday, February 21, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Knitters of all skill levels welcome!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Introduction to Internet Basics (canceled)

Thursday, February 21, 2019 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

North Regional Library

Are you new to internet? Are you wondering what’s so important about being connected online? This introductory course will guide you through the basics.

Ages: Adult

Yoga for Wellness

Friday, February 22, 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, Adult

Book Babies (canceled)

Friday, February 22, 2019 • 11:00am - 11:30am

North Regional Library

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

Ages: Toddler, Baby

Restorative Workouts for Adaptive Athletes

Friday, February 22, 2019 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

Join us as we train with certified professionals who specialize in providing adaptive athletes an opportunity to restore and rebuild their lives beyond limitation through exercise and community. 

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

RPGs for Kids

Friday, February 22, 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

Leaders Unite

Friday, February 22, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

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

Ages: Teen, Middle School

Registration required

Lego Club

Friday, February 22, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Let your builder's brain explore in our K-5 Lego Club! Join us to make your creation and if you want, have it displayed in the library until the next Lego Club date!

Ages: Kindergarten, Elementary School

Bull City International Film Festival (Day One)

Saturday, February 23, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

The Bull City International Film Festival is open internationally to all filmmakers and screenwriters who understand that film is much more than expensive equipment and sets with impractical budgets.

Ages: Adult

Sewing Machine Basics

Saturday, February 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 12:00pm

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

Learn the basics of machine sewing with this easy, 3-part class. Each class focuses on a specific project. All materials provided, no experience necessary. Space is limited. Registration required.

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

Registration required

Crafty NC!

Saturday, February 23, 2019 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Try new crafts with these hands-on workshops. In January, we’ll make paper flowers; in February, we’ll do paper marbling; and in March, we’ll create Celtic knot jewelry. Workshop sizes are limited.

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

Registration required

Chess Club

Saturday, February 23, 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

Bull City International Festival (Day Two)

Sunday, February 24, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

The Bull City International Film Festival is open internationally to all filmmakers and screenwriters who understand that film is much more than expensive equipment and sets with impractical budgets.

Ages: Adult

Open Sew

Sunday, February 24, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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

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. Machines are available for 30 minute reservations.

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