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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.

Canva Workshop

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 11:00am - 12:00pm

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

A time to gather with other Canva users. Share ideas, ask questions, show off your latest creations! 

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Crochet Club: Morning

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 11:00am - 12:30pm

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

Get hooked on crochet with your neighbors at the Crochet Club. Learn new stitches while you participate in making items to donate to meet local needs. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Origami Club

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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

Computer Basics

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

North Regional Library

Want to use computers, but not sure how to get started? Join us for this introduction to computer basics.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Registration required

Listen and Move Storytime

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for our weekly Wednesday 10:30 storytime! All ages welcome.

Ages: Pre-School

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 • 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

Registration required

Game On!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 • 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: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, High School

Meeting - Tammy Baggett

Thursday, August 16, 2018 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Meeting

Ages: Adult

Knitting Club: Evening

Thursday, August 16, 2018 • 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

Thursday, August 16, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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

Are you wondering what’s so important about being connected online? This introductory course will guide you through the basic while providing up-to-date information on the latest online tools.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Babygarten Storytime

Friday, August 17, 2018 • 11:00am - 11:30am

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full 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, August 17, 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

Morning Yoga for Wellness

Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:30am

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

Chess Club at North Regional

Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 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, Intergenerational, Adult

Crafty NC!

Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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

In these hands-on crafting workshops attendees will leave with a completed project. In July, it's decoupage candle-holders; in August we’ll revisit the spa; and it's more jewelry-making in September.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Registration required

Sing-Along Sunday - Hamiltunes

Sunday, August 19, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Warm up your vocal cords and turn up the energy as we watch musicals like you’ve never watched them before (at least in public)—loudly!

Ages: Teen, Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, High School, Adult

Knitting Club - The A.M. Edition

Monday, August 20, 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

Crafts for Kids

Monday, August 20, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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 at North Regional

Monday, August 20, 2018 • 12:30pm - 4:30pm

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

Players of all skill levels welcome!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Grade School Masterminds

Monday, August 20, 2018 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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

Twice weekly after-school learning lab. Educational readings, videos, experiments, crafts, and activities for K-5 students and varied skill levels.

Ages: 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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