Discovery Nook

Durham County Library Discovery Nook at Northgate Mall!

The Nook is located in Children’s Alleyway and features kid-centered educational events.

Northgate partners with Durham County Library, to bring this dedicated kid-friendly, educational zone to the mall. The Nook offers stories, drama, local authors and fun with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Schedule of Events – 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at 12:30pm 


May 6 – Stemville (moved from January 7 due to weather) – Chromatography  and Spring Colors

May 20 – TBD

*STEMville Saturday of Science is presented by: Syngenta, Durham County Library, UNC Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Northgate Mall

As a part of each Discovery Nook event, the Durham County Library Bookmobile will be located outside on the plaza. Participants and community members can get a library card and check out books, books on CD and videos. IMG_2400



Form more information on the Discovery Nook call 919-560-0172 or email

(all events subject to change)