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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.

Show and Teach Your Crafts

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 10:00am - 11:30am

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

Teach Others Your Own Craft

Ages: Adult

North Book Club

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Calling all fiction lovers! Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Live & Sing

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 10:00am - 10:30am

North Regional Library

You've come to the right place if you're looking fora wide variety of high -- and a little low -- energy music, dancing, bouncing and singing. Children of all ages are welcome.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Move and Groove Storytime

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Adult Coffee, Tea and Coloring

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 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: Adult

Homeschool Learning Lab: Tabletop Game Day

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Bring your favorite tabletop games or play what we have here! Join us for a fun, relaxing morning!

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

Leaders UNITE

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 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, High School

Knitting: PM Edition

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 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

Morning Yoga for Wellness

Friday, January 24, 2020 • 9:30am - 10:30am

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

RPGs for Kids (K-5)

Friday, January 24, 2020 • 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: Kindergarten, Elementary School

Registration required

Write Types: Write on Site

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

If all you need is a dedicated time and quiet place to write, this is for you! Join other writers for a co-working experience. Coffee and tea are provided.

Ages: Teen, High School, Adult

Sewing Machine Basics (canceled)

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 10:30am - 12:00pm

North Regional Library

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

North Regional Chess Club

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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, Middle School, Intergenerational, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Knitting: AM Edition

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 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

Funday Monday Stories

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Start your week with Ms. Olivia, a fun story, music and lots of silliness. For children of all ages.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Mahjong

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 12:30pm - 4:00pm

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

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, Adult

Grade School Masterminds

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

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

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 Tutor Training

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Learn how to make the difference in the education of elementary students. 

Ages: Teen, High School

Registration required

Crochet Club: Morning (canceled)

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 10:30am - 12:30pm

North Regional Library

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Crafts for Kids

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Weekly Tuesday 10:30am crafts program. Expect to create toys, paintings, and other little masterpieces. Appropriate for varied ages!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

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

It's not guaranteed that your child will want to sleep right after this 30-minute program bu there's a good chance that everyone has fun.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

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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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