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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.

Listen and Move Storytime

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full 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

Adults Coffee, Tea, and Coloring - Basic Coloring

Thursday, November 15, 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: Teen, Adult

Peer Tutoring

Thursday, November 15, 2018 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Where teens make a difference in the education of elementary students! 

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

Knitting Club: PM Edition

Thursday, November 15, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Knitters of all skill levels welcome!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Babygarten Storytime

Friday, November 16, 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 (rescheduled)

Friday, November 16, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

New date: Friday, November 30, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

North Regional Library

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

Friday, November 16, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Join us at North Regional Library to watch the movie "The Duff." There will be popcorn and hot chocolate.

Ages: Teen

Yoga for Wellness

Saturday, November 17, 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

North Regional Write-In

Saturday, November 17, 2018 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

Join fellow writers at North Regional Library during National Novel Writing Month! Share ideas, get creative, or just get closer to your writing milestone!

Ages: Teen, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Human Library--Durham

Saturday, November 17, 2018 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Check out real people as 'books'!

Ages: Adult

Chess Club

Saturday, November 17, 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

Knitting Club: AM Edition

Monday, November 19, 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, November 19, 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, November 19, 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, November 19, 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, November 19, 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

Art with the Experts: People Get Ready - Nasher Museum presentation

Monday, November 19, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Join Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art, for a discussion and slide lecture on People Get Ready: Building a Contemporary Collection.

Ages: Adult

Family Storytime

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

This story time is open to children of all ages and their caregivers!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

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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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