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North Regional Library to Reopen Aug. 1

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Wake County North Carolina
Wake County North Carolina
Wake County is located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of July 1, 2019, the population was 1,111,761, making it North Carolina's most populous county as well as the most populous county in the Carolinas. From July 2005 to July 2006, Wake County was the 9th fastest-growing county in the United States, with the town of Cary and the city of Raleigh being the 8th and 15th fastest-growing cities, respectively. Its county seat is Raleigh, which is also the state capital. Eleven other municipalities are in Wake County, the largest of which is Cary, the third largest city of the Research Triangle region and the seventh largest municipality in North Carolina.

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North Regional Library, which closed for renovations in October 2021, will reopen to the public on Monday, Aug. 1. Staff is excited to greet readers next month!

The renovated library features updated finishes, new service desks and improved accessibility. Visitors will also notice updated flooring, ceilings, fresh paint, entrance doors and lighting.

These upgrades are the first since North Regional Library opened in 2007. The location has seen heavy use with the third-largest book circulation and visitation rate in the Wake County Public Libraries system.

The project cost just over $1.9 million.

LOCATION
7009 Harps Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27615

HOURS
Beginning Monday, Aug. 1, 2022

Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday 1–5 p.m.

EVENTS
FAMILY EVENT
Jeghetto’s Puppet Theater
Sunday, Aug. 7 at 2 p.m.

YOUTH EVENTS
Baby and Family Storytimes
An interactive program with books, music, rhymes, and movement.

ABC Craft and Learn
An in-person program that simulates a preschool classroom and invites children and their caregivers to a program focusing on those pre-literacy and social skills necessary for a successful launch to kindergarten!

K-2nd & K-5th Adventures
School-age kids read, create, discover and explore at the library

Teen Program
Program for teens in grades 6-10 with a different weekly theme.

ADULT EVENTS
Basic Embroidery Classes
Learn the basics of embroidery from avid sewist Ginger Cherry. Ginger will teach attendees about the tools and supplies, the pattern options and three basic embroidery stitches, which will be combined into a sweet sampler embroidery for participants to take home. This two-part class will be a great starting point for exploring the varied, creative world of embroidery!

Book Discussion Groups
Join your community for a monthly librarian-led book discussion. Groups: Mystery, Nonfiction and Novel Readers.

ALL EVENTS
North Regional Library

SERVICES
Kids Book Bundles
Request a book bundle for young readers. Complete a short form and staff will prepare a surprise mix of 10-20 board, picture and/or beginning reader books for pick-up.

Custom Booklists
Our librarians will suggest eight to 10 books for your reading pleasure. Available to school-age readers, teens or adults.

Express Book Bags
Librarians pick and check out books based on your interests. Ready for pick-up in three business days. Available for school-age children, teens, and adults.

Level Up
Need help navigating the college application process? Meet with a librarian to find test prep, provide application guidance, and financial aid information.

Get That Job
Do you need help in your job search? Meet with an adult services librarian to review online applications, review your resume and cover letter, and get tips for interview success.

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