Hillsborough Local Book Fair Schedule of Events

The Friends of the Orange County Public Library present the Hillsborough Local Authors Book Fair on Saturday, November 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., hosted in the Main Branch of the Orange County Public Library. Shop “Small Business” Saturday and support our great local authors and bookstore. For more information, visit our Facebook Event page.

Here is the full list of readings that will be presented upstairs in the Library:

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.   Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green will give the keynote address.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.   Barbara Claypole White, Morrow Dowdle, Carol Strickland, Samantha Bryant, Emily Beuhler, and Anne Anthony will read for 10 minutes each.

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.     Lee Smith will read for one hour.

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.       Anna Jean Mayhew will read for one hour.

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.       Laine Cunningham, Pam Baggett, Dori Anne Dupre, Elizabeth Hein, Harry Kavros, and Nancy Haines will read for 10 minutes each.

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.       2018 Piedmont Laureate Nancy Peacock will read for one hour.

These readings will be presented downstairs in the children’s area:

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Piedmont Laureate Emeritus John Claude Bemis

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.     Graphic novelist Max Dowdle

The Sales Area  (in the Meeting Room) will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following special signings will be held in the Sales Area:

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Alan Gurganis

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.     Lee Smith

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.     Anna Jean Mayhew

Most other authors will be available all day for signings.

A reception will be held for authors and the general public from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. in the meeting room. Light refreshments will be served.

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