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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: AM Edition

Monday, July 22, 2019 • 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

Crafts for Kids

Monday, July 22, 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

DPS Free Lunch

Monday, July 22, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:30pm

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

All people ages 18 and younger are welcome to enjoy a free hot lunch any time between 11:00am-1:30pm.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, High School, Elementary School

Mahjong

Monday, July 22, 2019 • 12:30pm - 4:30pm

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, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Grade School Masterminds

Monday, July 22, 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

Out of Control - A Space-Themed Escape Room

Monday, July 22, 2019 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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

Groups of up to five people may sign up and will have one hour to solve puzzles that will unlock the control room.

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

Registration required

Family Storytime

Tuesday, July 23, 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

Crochet Club: Morning

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 12:30pm

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

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

DPS Free Lunch

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:30pm

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

All people ages 18 and younger are welcome to enjoy a free hot lunch any time between 11:00am-1:30pm.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, High School, Elementary School

Game On!

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

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

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Explore the Universe of Acrylic Pouring

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

Acrylic pouring is fun, freeing, and surprisingly chill. Be prepared to get a little messy as you pour, drip, splash, and tilt, while learning this new technique and some nifty special effects.

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

Registration required

North Book Club

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 • 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

Move and Groove Storytime

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for stories, songs, and movement!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

DPS Free Lunch

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:30pm

North Regional Library

All people ages 18 and younger are welcome to enjoy a free hot lunch any time between 11:00am-1:30pm.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, High School, Elementary School

Morning Adult Coffee, Tea and Coloring - Crafts

Thursday, July 25, 2019 • 9:00am - 10:00am

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

Join us for a morning drop in for Coffee, Tea and Coloring. . Coloring Pages and pencils along with light refreshments and music.

Ages: Adult

DPS Free Lunch

Thursday, July 25, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:30pm

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

All people ages 18 and younger are welcome to enjoy a free hot lunch any time between 11:00am-1:30pm.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, High School, Elementary School

Knitting: PM Edition

Thursday, July 25, 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

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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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