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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.

Book a Tour of the North Regional Library - Library Tour

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 9:00am - 1:00pm

North Regional Library

Are you new in Durham? Do you want to be an independent user of the library? Or do you just have questions about what we do at North Regional Library.

Ages: Adult

North Book Club

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Calling all fiction lovers! Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month for fun and lively discussions.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Move and Groove Storytime

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 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

Adult Coffee, Tea and Coloring - Book Club

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Adults are invited to drop in for an evening of Coffee, Tea, and Coloring.

Ages: Adult

Knitting: PM Edition

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 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

International Culture Fest 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Experience a different culture at each branch of the Durham County Library. At the North Regional Library we will focus on the cultures of Asia.

Ages: Intergenerational

Yoga for Wellness

Friday, May 24, 2019 • 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, Adult

Book Babies

Friday, May 24, 2019 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Stories, music, and rhymes for babies birth – 24 months and their grown ups. Siblings are welcome!

Ages: Toddler, Baby

Restorative Workouts for Adaptive Athletes

Friday, May 24, 2019 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

Join us as we train with certified professionals who specialize in providing adaptive athletes an opportunity to restore and rebuild their lives beyond limitation through exercise and community. 

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

Homeschool Conference and Resource Fair

Saturday, May 25, 2019 • 9:30am - 1:00pm

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

Come learn from experts, meet community partners, and visit with other homeschool families at our annual Homeschool Conference and Resource Fair!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, High School, Elementary School, Adult

Registration required

Chess Club

Saturday, May 25, 2019 • 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: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Crafts for Kids

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Teens: Streamer Obstacle Course (rescheduled)

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

New date: Friday, May 31, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

North Regional Library

Think you can make it through our obstacle course without touching the streamers? Test your inner spy skills during our obstacle course.

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Grade School Masterminds

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 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: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Crochet Club: Morning

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 • 10:30am - 12:30pm

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

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Family Storytime

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Family Storytime! Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Our children's librarian will read a story and let you dance, shake, and jump your wiggles out!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Game On!

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

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

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Soul Line Dancing

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Line Dance for fun and fitness with instructor Malinda Evans. Music used includes R&B, Pop, and Reggae. Please bring water and a towel, and wear sneakers and dress in loose clothing.

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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