The Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library welcome in authors and literary figures on a regular basis to read from their works, speak with members of the audience, and share refreshments. Usually on the third Thursday of the month and always in Meeting Room B.
Refreshments start at 3:30 and programs begin at 4:00 pm.

  • Tim Crothers
    April 20, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    - The former senior writer at Sports Illustrated and the author of The Man Watching, the biography of UNC head soccer coach Anson Dorrance, and co-author of Hard Work, the autobiography of UNC basketball coach Roy Williams, reads from his newest book, The Queen of Katwe, One Girl’s Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion.
  • Art Chansky
    May 18, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    - Art Chansky is a well-known sports columnist and commentator who has written seven books on the history of UNC Basketball and Dean Smith, including March to the Top, The Dean’s List , Dean’s Domain, Blue Blood, Light Blue Reign, and The Blue Divide. He will read from his newest book Game Changers: Dean Smith, Charlie Scott, and the Era That Transformed a Southern College Town.
  • Bronwen Dickey
    June 15, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    - Bronwen Dickey is a contributing editor at The Oxford American and the author of Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon. The book shows a deep knowledge of the history and the misinformation surrounding the pit bull breed.

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