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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.

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

Knitting for Kids (canceled)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library

Kids will join Mrs. Cecilia to learn how to knit and enhance their knitting skills. Materials will be provided.

Ages: Elementary School

Teen Comics Workshop

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Join us at the library for a teen comics workshop with Durham Comics Project founder and artist, Amy Godfrey! For teens and tweens, grades 4-12!

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

Registration required

Yarn Dyeing with Kool-Aid for Kids

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

We will meet on the Children's Patio for a messy activity. We'll mix Kool-Aid and dye yarn, while learning about color harmony. All materials are provided.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Elementary School

Registration required

Crochet Club: Morning

Tuesday, June 26, 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

African-American Authors Book Club

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Join us at North Regional as we read three of Zadie Smith's popular books this quarter. In April, we’re reading White Teeth; in May On Beauty; and in June Swing Time.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

North Book Club

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

All fiction lovers welcome! Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Listen and Move Storytime (canceled)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

North Regional Library

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

Ages: Pre-School

Game On!

Wednesday, June 27, 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

Grade School Masterminds (canceled)

Wednesday, June 27, 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

Homeschool Learning Lab - Wax Museum Research

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library

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

Farmer Jason

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Farmer Jason performs with just his acoustic guitar, giving a spontaneous, high energy nature of his concerts. Although aimed at children ages 2 to 8, everyone is invited to get involved!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Baby

Spanish Storytime (canceled)

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm

North Regional Library

Join us for Spanish Storytime with Ms. Gabriela!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Baby

Knitting Club: Evening

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Knitters of all skill levels welcome!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Children's Storytelling Games - RPGs for Kids

Friday, June 29, 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

Sewing in the Summer

Friday, June 29, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Come and learn the basics of sewing from threading a needle to using a sewing machine. There will be a take-home craft! For teens, 13 and up! Please register.

Ages: Teen

Registration required

Morning Yoga for Wellness

Saturday, June 30, 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

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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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