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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.

Science in the Summer

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 • 9:00am - 5:00pm

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

Science in the Summer is free to all children, because GSK covers all program expenses. Spaces are limited and registration is required. Register here: http://moreheadplanetarium.org/sis/registration

Ages: Middle School, Elementary School

Listen and Move Storytime

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Ages: Pre-School

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 • 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

Game On!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Join other teens as we play board games, card games, XBox, or Wii!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, High School

Grade School Masterminds

Wednesday, June 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

Science in the Summer

Thursday, June 21, 2018 • 9:00am - 5:00pm

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

Science in the Summer is free to all children, because GSK covers all program expenses. Spaces are limited and registration is required. Register here: http://moreheadplanetarium.org/sis/registration

Ages: Middle School, Elementary School

Coffee, Tea, & Coloring

Thursday, June 21, 2018 • 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: Senior Citizen, Adult

Homeschool Learning Lab - Wax Museum Research

Thursday, June 21, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Come join your friends and prepare for our upcoming wax museum! A librarian will be available to help you with your research.

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

STEAM at DCL (canceled)

Thursday, June 21, 2018 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

North Regional Library

Monthly science, art, and tech exploration at North Regional Library. Learn problem-solving, and tinker with toys, gadgets, and video games. Meets every third Thursday of the month at 4:30pm.

Ages: Middle School, Elementary School

Knitting Club: Evening

Thursday, June 21, 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 Microsoft Word

Thursday, June 21, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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

Learn basic word processing skills using Microsoft Word. Formatting, fonts, spellcheck and many more useful features will be explored.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Registration required

Science in the Summer

Friday, June 22, 2018 • 9:00am - 5:00pm

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

Science in the Summer is free to all children, because GSK covers all program expenses. Spaces are limited and registration is required. Register here: http://moreheadplanetarium.org/sis/registration

Ages: Middle School, Elementary School

Morning Yoga for Wellness

Saturday, June 23, 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

Saturday Morning Coffee

Saturday, June 23, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Come taste and enjoy a variety of coffees and a discussion on “Tips for Brewing a Perfect Cup of Coffee.” You will also leave with information organizing your own Morning Coffee gathering.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Chess Club at North Regional

Saturday, June 23, 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

Chess Club (canceled)

Saturday, June 23, 2018 • 2:00pm - 4:30pm

North Regional Library

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

Ages: Teen, Senior Citizen, Adult

Knitting Club: The A. M. Edition

Monday, June 25, 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 (canceled)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:30am

North Regional Library

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, June 25, 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 (canceled)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

North Regional Library

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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