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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.

BoE Room Set up

Monday, September 16, 2019 • All day

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

BoE Room Set up for Municipal Primary Early Voting

Ages: Adult

Knitting: AM Edition

Monday, September 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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, September 16, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

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

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, September 16, 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

BoE Room Set up

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 • All day

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

BoE Room Set up for Municipal Primary Early Voting

Ages: Adult

Baby Bistro

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

North Regional Library

Breastfeeding support group

Ages: Baby, Adult

Family Storytime

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for family storytime!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Game On!

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Come beat your friends at video and board games!

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Tuesday Night Women Book Club - Book Club

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

This quarter we will venture out and read MYSTERY Books.

Ages: Adult

Crochet Club: Evening

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Wednesday, September 18, 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

Move and Groove Storytime

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for stories, songs, and movement!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming 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

One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Thursday, September 19, 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 - Hub Farm Hike

Thursday, September 19, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library

Join us for a day of service! We will go walk the trails at our neighboring Hub Farm. While we are out, we will talk about trails, hiking etiquette, and pick up trash. Dress appropriately.

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

Leaders UNITE

Thursday, September 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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

Introduction to Internet Basics (canceled)

Thursday, September 19, 2019 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

North Regional Library

This introductory course will guide you through the basic while providing up-to-date information on the latest online tools and technologies.

Ages: Adult

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

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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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