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North Regional Library

221 Milton Road
Durham, North Carolina 27712 (map)

Phone: 919-560-0231

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

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 Story Time

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

This story time is open to children of all ages and their caregivers!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Crochet Club: Morning

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 • 11:00am - 12:30pm

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

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

Peer Tutor Training

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Want to impact the life of a young person? Love volunteering? Want to geek out with some kids? Come learn what it takes to be a peer tutor!

Ages: Teen

Soul Line Dancing

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Line Dance for fun and fitness with instructor Malinda Evans of Party of One, Inc. Music used includes R&B, Pop, and Reggae. Please bring water and a towel, and be sure to wear sneakers or dance shoes and dress in loose clothing. Registration required.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

North Book Club

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions. In January we will discuss Kindred by Octavia Butler.

Ages: Adult

Listen and Move Storytime

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Weekly Wednesday 10:30am storytime featuring fun books and lots of silly dancing and songs. Pre-school age appropriate, but all ages welcome!

Ages: Pre-School

Game On!

Wednesday, January 24, 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: Teen, Middle School, High School

Grade School Masterminds

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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

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Ages: Elementary School

Homeschool Learning Lab - Shakespeare Read-Aloud

Thursday, January 25, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Let your drama queen out as we do a read aloud of one of Shakespeare's classic works! All ages are welcome!

Ages: Middle School, High School, Elementary School

Peer Tutor Training

Thursday, January 25, 2018 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Want to impact the life of a young person? Love volunteering? Want to geek out with some kids? Come learn what it takes to be a peer tutor!

Ages: Teen

African- American Authors Book Club

Thursday, January 25, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

January- The Ultimate Betrayal by Kimberla Lawson Roby; February-Destiny by TD Jakes; March-The Turner House by Angela Flournoy.

Ages: Adult

Knitting Club: Evening

Thursday, January 25, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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: Adult

Financial Literacy for All

Thursday, January 25, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Take charge of your financial well-beinginthisnewyear!Join us for any or all of theseprograms on what you need to know to set the best financial goals for yourself.Topics include setting financial goals, budgeting,understanding debt, understanding credit reports, student loans, saving money, retirement, and protecting yourself from identity theft. 1/18 Financial Goal Setting 1/25 Budgeting Basics 2/1 Understanding Credit and Debt 2/8 Understanding Credit Reports and Scores 2/15 College Finance & Student Loan Debt 2/22 The Basics on Saving Money 3/1 Planning for Retirement 3/8 Preventing and Protecting from Identity Theft These classes arepresented by Consumer Education Services Inc. (CESI).

Ages: Adult

Babygarten Storytime

Friday, January 26, 2018 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Weekly Friday 11:00am storytime designed especially for babies!

Ages: Baby

Teens Make: Yarn Pouches

Friday, January 26, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Learn how to make fun yarn bags with Ms Sarah!

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Children's Storytelling Games - RPGs for Kids

Friday, January 26, 2018 • 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!

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Morning Yoga for Wellness

Saturday, January 27, 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 an easy pace, aimed at helping you maintain the optimum health of your joints and internal organs. The library will provide 12 yoga mats and props, but feel free to bring your own. For maximum benefit, please do not eat one hour prior to the class. This is a gentle yoga class that especially welcomes older students. Namaste.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Canva Basics and Beyond

Saturday, January 27, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:30am

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

Have you met Canva, the fun, free, easy-to-use, online tool for graphic design? If not, we'll get you started and you'll be making professional-looking cards, flyers, and more before you know it! If you're already familiar with Canva, we can help you with tips, tricks, and shortcuts to take you further. Special focus for this session: All About Color! This class will be offered twice: Saturday, January 27 at 10:00 and Monday, January 29 at 10:30.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Chess Club

Saturday, January 27, 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, Adult

Knitting Club: The A.M. Edition

Monday, January 29, 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: 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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