4505 S. Alston Avenue
Durham, North Carolina 27713 (map)
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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.
South Regional Library opened July 28, 2010. The property features a 17-foot tall art piece titled “Stephen’s Bent” located outside the front entrance. Read more about the piece.
South Regional Library has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold 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.
- 27,300 sq ft
- Public meeting room (seats 100)
- Children’s program room (seats 30)
- Two tutoring rooms (seats 8)
- Electric Vehicle Charging Station
- 100,700 total capacity
- 34,700 children
- 6,500 young adult
- 59,500 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 Regional Manager)
- Children’s programs and storytimes
- Adult programs
- Public access photocopiers
- 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 South Regional’s Meeting Room (capacity 100) or one of two Study Rooms (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 South Regional at 919-560-7409.