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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.

Babygarten Storytime

Friday, December 14, 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

RPGs for Kids

Friday, December 14, 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! Pre-registration required.

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Teen Movie Day

Friday, December 14, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Join us at North Regional Library to watch a movie. There will be popcorn and hot chocolate. We'll enjoy the movie and discuss the deeper meaning behind the story.

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Yoga for Wellness

Saturday, December 15, 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

Chess Club

Saturday, December 15, 2018 • 2:00pm - 4:30pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming 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: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Durham Flute Choir Presents Holiday Music

Saturday, December 15, 2018 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Join the Durham Flute Choir for Holiday Music! No registration required! Drop in and listen to your favorites!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Senior Citizen, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Elementary School, Adult

Knitting Club: AM Edition

Monday, December 17, 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, December 17, 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, December 17, 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, December 17, 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

Knitting for Kids

Monday, December 17, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds

Holiday Mug Painting

Monday, December 17, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Enjoy cocoa, marshmallows, and mug painting with us! Kids can take their mug home and give it as a gift or keep it for themselves! Acrylic paint and stencils provided. Registration required!

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

Registration required

Holiday Family Storytime and Play Date

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for a special holiday-themed family storytime.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Game On!

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Come play Wii, Xbox, or board games with your friends!

Ages: Teen

Southern Lady Book Club - Join a New Community of Southern Readers

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Join us in October to discuss "Between Earth and Sky" by Amanda Skenandore, November will be "The Road to Bittersweet" by Dona Everhart, and December adventure "Every Woman's Dream" by Mary Monroe

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Crochet Club: Evening

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Spanish Pajama Storytime- Historias en Espanol en pijama

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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

For more information text 919-937-7528 Ms. Frantzis from Holt Elementary will come read stories in Spanish! Pajamas welcome. No registration needed.

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

Happy Spa-lidays!

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

Get ready for the holidays with this hands-on spa workshop. You'll learn how to make whipped body butter, pine sap salve, and sugar scrub. Registration is required.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

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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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